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  • May 15, 2013

    Phi Kappa Phi selects Human Ecology standouts

    A dozen College of Human Ecology students were among the nearly 100 at Kansas State University selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. They are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, […]

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  • May 13, 2013

    CHE names 13 outstanding seniors

    Thirteen students have been named outstanding 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 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, in Leadership Studies Building on campus. From […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 19, 2013

    Sensory Analysis Center leads beef flavor training

    The Sensory Analysis Center has received a $35,000 grant to train researchers from industry and academia on sensory evaluation of beef flavors. The center is lead partner in the training, funded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The first session will be May 13-15 at K-State Olathe. Trainers will use a standardized beef flavor lexicon […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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  • March 25, 2013

    Athletic training students earn slots on state honor rolls

    Four athletic training students from Kansas State University have been named to the Kansas Athletic Training Society’s All Academic Honors for outstanding academic achievement. They are Breanna Hamilton,  Hilary Heinrichs, Braden Hynek and Ethan Koochel. Honorees must be juniors or seniors and have maintained a minimum of 3.8 GPA. The athletic training education program in […]

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  • March 1, 2013

    zoobiquity

    'Zoobiquity' lecturers to explore link between human and animal health, healing

    What does a flamingo’s heart attack, a dolphin’s diabetes or a jaguar’s breast cancer mean for you? Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D., and Kathryn Bowers will present two free lectures about what animals can teach us about our health and the science of healing in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 13. Their book, Zoobiquity, is about listening to […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Research links sitting time with increased risk in chronic diseases

    The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases. College of Human Ecology Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic diseases in middle-aged Australian males in a study that is published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Collaborators include University of […]

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  • February 15, 2013

    Two finalists named for Human Ecology dean position

    Two finalists have been identified for the position of dean in the College of Human Ecology. They are Michael Delp, professor and chair in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and John Buckwalter, associate dean of research and graduate studies at the University of Texas-Arlington. The schedule of candidates […]

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