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News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

  • October 27, 2009

    HN, dietetics receive assessment awards

    Two projects – one in human nutrition and one in hospitality management and dietetics - will be showcased as Best Practices of Assessment at K-State Friday. The Closing the Gap award goes to Denis M. Medeiros for an assessment program of assessment of student learning. The Department of Human Nutrition faculty continually revises the assessment […]

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  • October 27, 2009

    K-State profs fill program at ADA

    K-State went to the head of the class last week at the American Dietetics Association annual meeting in Denver with seven presentations. Stand-up presentations were: “Exploring Restaurant Managers' Beliefs about Food Safety Training” presented by Kevin R. Roberts, on research he conducted with Betsy Barrett. Both are in Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics (HMD). […]

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  • September 14, 2009

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    Students go global for internships, summer study

    The globe turned purple this summer when Human Ecology students spread their wings to study and work on internships. These are only a few of the student travelers: HRM interns climb highest mountains Fifty-three hotel and restaurant management students did professional internships, a requirement for graduation. Courtney Cole, left atop Mt. Healy, Casey Walker and […]

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  • September 2, 2009

    College part of new sustainability Web site

    Human Ecology faculty are among the leaders on a new Web site that elaborates on efforts across campus to make K-State more sustainable. The K-State Sustainability web site includes directories, courses, research and projects, ways for people to get involved, and a news blog. Among the listings are: Research in the Department of Apparel, Textiles […]

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  • August 25, 2009

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    Video highlights college research

    A new video titled “The Search for Solutions” examines the myriad of research conducted in the College of Human Ecology.

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  • August 25, 2009

    Undergrad scholars conduct independent research this summer

    Three undergraduate students in the College of Human Ecology conducted independent research projects this summer alongside experienced faculty researchers. They are among the handful of McNair Scholars. The McNair program prepares undergraduates for graduate study. Brittany Delaney, senior in communication sciences and disorders and pre-nursing, studied the clinical measurement of voice and speech. Her project […]

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  • August 18, 2009

    Mag rates KSU a "top military-friendly school"

    G.I. Jobs magazine has designated Kansas State University one of the most military-friendly schools in the nation for 2010.

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  • August 14, 2009

    K-State Evening College Increasing Class Offerings for Fall Semester

    This fall, Kansas State University's Evening College is set to offer classes from more than 20 K-State departments -- around a 25 percent increase in the variety of classes offered during spring, summer and fall Evening College terms in the last year.

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  • August 12, 2009

    Back to School: K-State Researchers Say After-School Programs Should Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Nutrition

    Children's after-school activities often consist of sedentary behavior such as watching television, but after-school programs that offer physical activity and healthy snacks could be the best place for children's health. David Dzewaltowski, head of the department of kinesiology at Kansas State University, and other K-State researchers have found that quality after-school programs are an important contributor to children's physical activity.

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  • July 13, 2009

    K-State Senior Researches Possible Link Between Bitter-Taste Sensitivity and Type 2 Diabetes

    Could an individual's bitter-taste sensitivity help determine their risk for chronic disease? Kansas State University's Kathy Nguyen, senior in public health nutrition, Garden City, is studying the genotypes of diabetic and non-diabetic individuals to determine if there is a link between the risk for type 2 diabetes and bitter-taste sensitivity.

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