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  • February 17, 2015

    Penugonda awarded two research scholarships at Topeka summit

    Kavitha Penugonda, a doctoral student in human nutrition, was awarded two $500 scholarships at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit Thursday. Penugonda, from India, presented "Iron bioavailability of sorghum, cowpea, corn and soybean fortified blended foods” at the annual event in Topeka. The summit featured 10 Kansas State University graduate students - including three from the […]

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  • February 11, 2015

    Three graduate students in human nutrition to participate in state research summit

    The 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit will feature 10 Kansas State University graduate students - including three from the College of Human Ecology - researching a variety of topics important to Kansas. College of Human Ecology graduate students participating in the summit : • Kavitha Penugonda, pictured above with Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human […]

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  • February 9, 2015

    Linda Yarrow

    Nutrition professor reaches 2,100 globally in K-State's first MOOC

    In fall 2014, Linda Yarrow, assistant professor of human nutrition in the College of Human Ecology, taught Kansas State University's first massive open online course, or MOOC, to 2,100 people across the globe. The course reached participants in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The MOOC, called Health and Wellness 101: Everyday […]

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  • February 3, 2015

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees named associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has named associate dean for academic affairs, announced John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, today. “Dr. Fees brings outstanding credentials as a teacher, a researcher, a collaborator, an innovator and a leader to the position […]

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  • January 27, 2015

    Human Ecology students tapped for honors, scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology students have received funding and other honors connected to their research efforts ranging from historic preservation to exercise physiology. Research is part of the educational experience the college advocates for its more than 3,000 undergraduate students. Interior Design student takes part in Seneca historic structure plan Sarah Jackson, interior design […]

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  • November 7, 2014

    Three nutrition graduate students to present research at state summit

    Three College of Human Ecology graduate students will be among 10 representing Kansas State University at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in February 2015. All are  researching Kansas-related topics. The three are: • Curtis Maughan, doctoral student in human nutrition, for "Unsafe behaviors observed in consumers when cooking poultry and eggs." His faculty mentor […]

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  • November 5, 2014

    Colin Noble

    Colin Noble to speak at December commencement

    Colin Noble, president and chief executive officer of Noble Hospitality, will be the speaker at College of Human Ecology commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 when 219 students receive undergraduate degrees. Commencement will be at 2:30 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Based in Kansas City, Noble’s company manages more than 100 hotels in 19 states throughout the United […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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  • September 1, 2014

    Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

    Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day. The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be […]

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  • August 29, 2014

    Linda Yarrow

    Nutrition professor leads K-State's first MOOC

    Linda Yarrow, assistant professor of human nutrition, led the development team for Kansas State University's first massive open online course or MOOC. She will teach the first cycle of Health and Wellness 101: Everyday Small Changes this fall. The free online course, offered through Kansas State University Global Campus, teaches the small, realistic changes that […]

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