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  • August 20, 2014

    Faculty members develop free alternative textbooks to save students money

    Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs. The Open Alternative Textbook Initiative — led by Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human nutrition; Andy Bennett, professor and head of the mathematics department; and Beth Turtle, associate professor with K-State Libraries — […]

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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 24, 2014

    Richard Rosenkranz

    Ric Rosenkranz one of first participants in K-State's Australian Initiative

    Ric Rosenkranz, associate professor of human nutrition, is one of six Kansas State University faculty selected to be the first inaugural participants in the Oz to Oz program, a new part of the university's Australia Initiative. The Oz to Oz program supports short-term visits to Australia for K-State faculty to advance collaborative research activities. In […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • June 25, 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa names new members

    Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, has inducted new members at Kansas State University. New members from the College of Human Ecology are: Jaclyn DeForest, May 2014 bachelor's graduate in dietetics; Brooke Katterhenry, junior in kinesiology; Danielle Dobratz, junior in public health nutrition and pre-physician assistant; Angela Glean, May […]

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  • June 19, 2014

    "Teatime to Tailgates" named 2014 Kansas Notable Book

    Jane P. Marshall wrote "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table" to celebrate Kansas State University's sesquicentennial. Now Marshall is celebrating a special honor. Her book has been named a Kansas Notable Book of 2014 by the State Library of Kansas. Marshall is a food journalist and culinary historian who teaches food writing […]

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  • June 12, 2014

    Four professors receive college funds to further research

    Four faculty projects have been funded by the College of Human Ecology for up to $5,000 each. They are: Annika Linde for Effect of the Nationally Occurring Antimicrobial Peptides LL37 and K9CATH on Lung Cell Health. Working with the research assistant professor in human nutrition will be M. C. Cheung, M.D., and T. Melgarejo, associate […]

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  • May 15, 2014

    Students selected for honorary society, boards

    Junior Honorary selects four Four students from the College of Human Ecology have been selected for membership in Chimes Junior Honorary. They are Emma Bassette, nutrition and kinesiology; Abby Hill, communication sciences and disorders; Abby Meyer, nutritional sciences; and Cody Derby, athletic training. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to […]

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  • May 14, 2014

    Eight faculty members promoted

    Sixty-three Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 40 faculty members are earning tenure. The promotions and tenure go into effect at the start of the university's 2015 fiscal year on June 8. Those in the College of Human Ecology are: Melody LeHew, apparel, textiles, and interior design, to full professor; […]

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  • May 13, 2014

    College names 18 outstanding graduating seniors

    Eighteen students have been named outstanding graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, in All Faiths Chapel on the […]

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