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  • November 4, 2013

    Multicultural honor society announces new members

    Multicultural Student Honor Society has announced new members. In the College of Human Ecology, they include: Lizbeth Valenzuela, senior in dietetics; Kirti Ghandi, senior in nutritional sciences; Megan Spradlin, senior in public health nutrition; Natasha Bailey, senior in communication sciences and disorders and women's studies; and Mercedes Garcia Reyes, senior in apparel design and production […]

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  • October 11, 2013

    At a September all-college meeting, president Kirk Schulz reviews progress on the 2025 plan to make K-State one of the nation's Top 50 Public Research Universities.

    College welcomes record 2,856 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 2,856 undergraduate and graduate students, up from 2,516 in 2012. As of Sept. 20, 24,581 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 150-year history. The Manhattan campus has 302 more students than last fall. Human […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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  • October 1, 2013

    Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future

    The College of Human Ecology raises a final salute to Kansas State University's 150th birthday with a weekend filled with the past and the future. Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24: Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book ‚ÄúTeatime to Tailgates: 150 Years […]

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  • September 27, 2013

    Lindshield helps lead alternative textbook initiative

    Funding has been distributed to 11 Kansas State University faculty to develop textbooks for nine classes through the open and alternative textbook initiative. Many of the new textbooks were developed over the summer and are being used now; others will start in spring 2014. Brian Lindshield, assistant professor in the department of human nutrition, was […]

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  • September 25, 2013

    Dwinton, Jonathan J.

    Human Ecology honors outstanding alumni, 'friend of college'

    A young dietitian who works with overweight children, a leading national advocate for quality child care and a marriage and family therapist who created a new business model are among the Kansas State University alumni to be honored Oct. 25 by the College of Human Ecology. The seven honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions […]

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  • August 28, 2013

    fees 280 deep

    Fees, Musch named interim associate deans

    Bronwyn Fees and Tim Musch have been named interim associate deans in the College of Human Ecology, Dean John Buckwalter announced today. Fees: Academic Affairs Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will be interim associate dean for academic affairs. She will coordinate efforts related to graduation, student success, retention […]

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  • August 13, 2013

    K-State gets Top 20 rating from business site

    Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by Forbes magazine rates Manhattan as No. 3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers. The magazine credits Kansas State University students for […]

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  • June 28, 2013

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Human Ecology welcomes Dean Buckwalter

    On Monday, July 1, John Buckwalter becomes the 9th dean of the College of Human Ecology's 140-year history. Dean Buckwalter moves to Manhattan from Texas, where he served as associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas Arlington. As associate dean, he developed […]

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  • June 25, 2013

    Mortar Board taps 9 Human Ecology students

    Mortar Board, the national senior honor society that promotes scholarship, service and leadership at Kansas State University, has 29 new members for the 2013-2014 school year. New members of Mortar Board in the College of Human Ecology are: * Angelique Foye, senior in psychology and family studies and human services, Junction City, is director of […]

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