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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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  • September 12, 2017

    College of Human Ecology welcomes new staff

    The College of Human Ecology would like to welcome the newest members of our faculty and staff. In the Dean’s Office, Austin Anderson was hired as the Professional Mentoring Program Coordinator. The School of Family Studies and Human Services welcomed Renee Fehr, assistant professor; Anthony Ferraro, assistant professor; Marcie Lechtenberg, director of the Family Center […]

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  • September 7, 2017

    Jordan wins first Hulsing Mentoring Award for the College of Human Ecology

    Shawna Jordan, assistant dean for student support, was awarded the Hulsing  Excellence in Student Mentoring Award for the 2017-2018 school year during the Fall Forum for the College of Human Ecology in August. Dennis Hulsing, president and CEO of Hulsing Enterprises, endowed the Hulsing Excellence in Student Mentoring Award as he wanted to honor faculty […]

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  • August 31, 2017

    Annual Stowe Award Presented to Sara Rosenkranz

    Sara Rosenkranz, assistant professor in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the annual Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Fund Award during the College of Human Ecology’s Fall Forum in August. Rosenkranz received the award for her project, Community Outreach for Best Practice School Lunches, which looks to positively impact local school policies […]

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  • 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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