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  • April 4, 2014

    Apparel, textiles, and interior design students and faculty set up activities and exhibits for Open House Saturday.

    A busy weekend: Travel and Dining Auction on Friday, Open House on Saturday

    Students provided the mind and the muscle behind two of spring's major events in the College of Human Ecology: The annual Travel and Dining Auction planned and executed by students in hospitality management and dietetics tonight and the university's annual Open House Saturday involving students groups college-wide. Tonight: Travel and Dining Auction Those attending the […]

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  • April 3, 2014

    Athletic training students named to state honor rolls

    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, were awarded to: Morgan Ball, Reeds Spring, MO.; Breanna Hamilton, Clearwater; Ethan […]

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  • March 28, 2014

    Canter, Higgins named Fellows of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Deb Canter and Mary Meck Higgins have been named Fellows of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The status of Fellow recognizes their distinguished contributions to the dietetics profession and in optimizing the nation’s health through food and nutrition. Canter is professor and director of the didactic program in dietetics in the Department of Hospitality […]

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  • March 27, 2014

    Four CHE students to be university peer instructors

    The Academic Assistance Center at Kansas State University has selected 18 students who will serve as peer instructors of the University Experience in the fall. The peer instructors from the College of Human Ecology are Kerri Briggs, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; Megan Bruce, senior in communication sciences and disorders and psychology; Matt Castinado, […]

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  • March 27, 2014

    New scholarship available for online nutrition students

    The new Human Nutrition Scholarship for Distance Education Students, offered through the College of Human Ecology, provides a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student studying in the online human nutrition program. The scholarship will be available for summer, fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for summer and fall semester scholarships is April 1. In […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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  • March 24, 2014

    Three named to Student Foundation

    Among the 18 Kansas State University students selected to the Student Foundation are three College of Human Ecology students:  Audrey Gerber, sophomore in nutrition and health; Katie Ahern, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; and Ellen Bodine, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders. Sponsored by the Kansas State University Foundation, the students will work with […]

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  • March 13, 2014

    Ric Rosenkranz named fellow of American College of Sports Medicine

    Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor in the Department of Human Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, has been named Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, an organization dedicated to advancing health through science, education and medicine. Rosenkranz was recognized for distinguished professional achievement in research. He joins a small cadre of existing Fellows within the […]

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  • March 11, 2014

    Haub says don't choose a diet based on trends

    A new study is causing a lot of confusion and showing that social media and science might not mix. Research published in the journal Cell Metabolism has made a lot of headlines with findings that show adults age 50-65 who ate more protein were more likely to die from cancer. That headline quickly spread across […]

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  • February 24, 2014

    Provost points to continuing efforts to prevent food insecurity

    Food insecurity – hunger and the lack of safe, healthful food - exists worldwide, including in the United States, in Kansas and in Manhattan. Today, one in eight people worldwide are hungry, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). At the same time, the World Health Organization reports that worldwide obesity has […]

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