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  • March 6, 2017

    Vardiman named Kansas Athletic Trainer of the Year

    Phillip Vardiman, director of the university's athletic training program and an associate professor in the College of Human Ecology, was named as the 2016 Kansas Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Kansas Athletic Trainers Society, or KATS. This award will be presented to Vardiman at the annual symposium on March 18. Those chosen as Kansas Athletic […]

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  • February 24, 2017

    Study catalogs the complex flavors of American-made goat cheese

    By Greg Tammen OLATHE — Nutty? Salty? Soapy? Goaty? Those are some of the descriptions Kansas State University and K-State Olathe researchers list in a new flavor lexicon that characterizes goat cheeses made in the U.S. Martin Talavera, assistant professor of sensory analysis and consumer behavior at K-State Olathe, and Delores Chambers, professor of food, nutrition, […]

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  • January 25, 2017

    Sauer and Joyce recognized with Bedford awards

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes Kevin Sauer, associate professor, and Jillian Joyce, doctoral student, both in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department, with 2016 Bedford awards. Sauer was selected to receive the 2016 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award and Joyce was selected to receive the 2016 Mary Ruth Bedford Graduate Teaching Assistant […]

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  • December 8, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. John Buckwalter, dean of the college; Shawna Jordan, assistant […]

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  • December 2, 2016

    Umscheid named as director of professional mentoring program in the College of Human Ecology

    Megan Umscheid joined the College of Human Ecology in November as director of the professional mentoring program and an instructor in the college. She has experience in developing professional mentoring programs through her past work in pre- and post-secondary education settings and community development positions. Within her role as executive director of the Wamego Area […]

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  • November 15, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognized by the Office of International Programs

    As part of International Education Week, the College of Human Ecology has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Support for International Initiatives award from K-State's Office of International Programs. The college will receive the award at the International Education Awards Ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. The Outstanding Support for […]

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  • November 3, 2016

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts new members

    By Beth Bohn Excellence in scholarship, leadership or research has earned more than 45 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise […]

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  • October 18, 2016

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    College of Human Ecology celebrates eight alumni and friends with luncheon and awards

    A university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • September 20, 2016

    K-State faculty member hosts webinar about safe food handling

    In researching consumer purchasing, handling, storing and cooking of poultry and raw eggs, Edgar Chamber IV and Sandria Godwin have found that if consumers focus on two preventative measures, they will keep themselves much safer. Chambers, a university distinguished professor in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department at K-State and Godwin, professor in the […]

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  • September 19, 2016

    Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs graduates 200th participant

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs hosted the 200th child nutrition professional at its Serving up Science: The Path to Safe Food in Schools program in early August. The program is represented by alumni in 48 states: 127 professionals from school districts, 67 professionals from child nutrition state agencies and […]

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