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News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

  • 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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  • May 2, 2014

    Students honored for scholarship, research, leadership

    Several students in the College of Human Ecology were honored recently for their achievements. Angelique Foye, psychology and family studies and human services, and Kirti Gandhi, nutritional sciences, were recognized at the K-State McNair Scholars Program annual event  April 21 in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. They are among the 15 McNair Scholars who completed […]

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  • April 30, 2014

    Athletic training student Karla Schwalenberg works with a dance student

    Athletic training students honored for academic achievements

    The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society recently honored undergraduate students for their academic achievements in accredited athletic education programs in Kansas. First team all-academic honors, for juniors or higher during the calendar year 2013 and have maintained a minimum of 3.8 grade point average (GPA), were awarded to: Morgan Ball, Reeds Spring, MO.; Breanna Hamilton, Clearwater; […]

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  • April 28, 2014

    Bill Meredith retirement crop

    University honors Moxley, Meredith at retirement ceremony

    One dean and one associate dean from the College of Human Ecology were among those honored last week when Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, and Provost April Mason read citations and shook hands with faculty and unclassified professionals who retire this year. Virginia Moxley, who was dean from 2006 to 2013, ends her […]

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