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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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  • December 7, 2017

    College of Human Ecology announces outstanding senior awards

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2017 Fall Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff 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 exemplary contributions […]

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  • November 16, 2017

    Vardiman selected as one of NATA’s sponsored speakers for Madrid conference

    Phillip Vardiman, associate professor of athletic training, was one of two speakers chosen to represent NATA, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, at the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT) 8th World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy is an organization that was developed to cultivate the profession of […]

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  • September 21, 2017

    Corey Miller gains experience with National Institute of Health fellowship

    Corey Miller, current graduate student in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, had the opportunity to travel to Bethesda, Maryland for the summer and participated in the student intern program (SIP) working with Dr. Susan Persky in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of […]

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  • September 14, 2017

    Watkins named a James Beard Foundation National Scholar

    Tracee Watkins, doctoral student in human ecology, was recently awarded one of the culinary world’s top scholarship honors. Watkins was named a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar for her work in food safety and child nutrition programs. The JBF National Scholars Program, now in its second year, awards scholarships of up to $20,000 to […]

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