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News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

  • July 31, 2017

    Center of Excellence Faculty and Staff Present Research at National School Nutrition Conference

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs faculty and staff contributed at the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference this month in Atlanta, GA. Kevin Sauer, Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health, presented “Food Allergy Management: Training Innovations” and debuted the new Caitlin Remembered video developed […]

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  • July 13, 2017

    Associate professor Kevin Sauer elected to board of directors

    Nineteen new national leaders in nutrition, health and business were elected as the board of directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This organization represents more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners and is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Kevin L. Sauer, associate professor in dietetics, was one of the leaders chosen […]

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  • May 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners

    The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities. Fifteen graduate students representing master's and doctoral programs presented their research posters April 19 at the College of Human Ecology's […]

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  • May 9, 2017

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors and commencement speaker

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our outstanding seniors Friday, May 12, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, mentoring program graduates, bestow honor cords and honor program completion certificates, and pay tribute to […]

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  • May 3, 2017

    Shanklin recognized as a 2017 Icon of Education

    Ingram's magazine released its 2017 Icons of Education and among the exceptional class was Carol Shanklin, dean of the graduate school and professor of dietetics in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department. Here at K-State, Shanklin is well-loved and lauded for her dedication to students, faculty, staff and administration, which she has carried through in […]

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  • April 20, 2017

    Athletic training program receives 2017 Excellence in Assessment Citation

    By Margaret Stanton The Office of Assessment has selected the College of Human Ecology's athletic training program for the 2017 Excellence in Assessment Citation. The recognition highlights exemplary assessment processes and practices at K-State. The Office of Assessment recognizes the athletic training program for its efforts and achievements in the following areas: Specificity and rigor […]

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  • April 11, 2017

    The Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series features 43rd annual lecture April 12

    The annual Shugart Lecture Series brings leaders in the dietetics and foodservice management professions to K-State for the enrichment of students and to provide continuing education for practitioners. Martin Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionist, will present "Nutrition Informatics: More Than Just Using Technology" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the in the Business Building lecture […]

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  • March 29, 2017

    Nutrition Informatics with Martin Yadrick at the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture

    With almost four decades of experience in nutrition and dietetics, Martin Yadrick brings his passion for the field to the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture. He will speak at 4:15 p.m. April 12 in Room 1008 of the College of Business Administration building. For the last 24 years, Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionist, has worked for […]

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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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