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  • October 8, 2018

    Sauer selected as Fellow for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Kevin Sauer, associate professor of dietetics, was named a 2017-2018 Fellow for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This designation recognizes Academy members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to the nutrition and dietetics profession and by optimizing health through food and nutrition. The Academy […]

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  • September 7, 2018

    Brynn Carlson, sophomore in dietetics, was named to the Kappa Omicron Nu national board of directors as a student board member for a two-year term beginning this year.

    Carlson named to national Kappa Omicron Nu board of directors

    Brynn Carlson, sophomore in dietetics, was named to the Kappa Omicron Nu national board of directors as a student board member for a two-year term beginning this year. Kappa Omicron Nu is the leading honor society for students in the human sciences. The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is to empower leaders who use an […]

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  • August 24, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

    The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August. This year’s award winners are: • Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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  • July 26, 2018

    Education Abroad: Healthcare in Paraguay

    By Brynn Carlson This May, eights students and two faculty members traveled to Asunción, Paraguay for the study abroad trip looking at topics in international health in Paraguay. Lead by Dean John Buckwalter and Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan, the students who participated in the trip came with a variety of health-related focuses in the College […]

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  • May 9, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments. Students were nominated by their department faculty for their awards. “The scholarship and research in the College of Human Ecology is quite diverse reflective of disciplines of study and faculty scholarship,” said Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs. “The event […]

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  • May 8, 2018

    College of Human Ecology awards 29 outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2018 Spring Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty, staff and fellow students within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made […]

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  • May 3, 2018

    College of Human Ecology students recognized for research and creative inquiry

    The College of Human Ecology hosted their annual Undergraduate and Graduate Research and Creative Inquiry Forums on Wednesday, April 18. The event is designed to allow students in both categories to display and discuss the work they have been doing in their fields. “This is my favorite event of the year,” said Michelle Toews, associate […]

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  • April 18, 2018

    Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series Presents: Dietetics 3.0- Transforming Practice through A.I. Engagement

    The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health invites you to the 44th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series on Wednesday, May 2 at 4:00p.m. in the Business Building Lecture Lecture Hall, Room 1088. The lecture series is a long standing tribute to Ms. Shugart's accomplishments as a leader in the dietetics profession where she […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • December 19, 2017

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    Athletic training program announces professional program degree change

    The Athletic training program, located in the College of Human Ecology has announced a change to their degree program. Following a decision from the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Athletic Training Strategic Alliance, a Master’s degree will be required to become eligible for certification as an Athletic Trainer starting in 2022. Students looking to enroll in […]

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