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  • November 30, 2009

    Uma Chitra, Laura Vazquez Araujo, and Svetlana Cotelea

    Three add to college's international ambiance

    Three women with powerful international credentials have joined the College of Human Ecology’s human nutrition department this year to teach and research. Uma Chitra is Nehru Fulbright visiting lecturer from India; Svetlana Cotelea is a Muskie Fellow from Moldova; Laura Vazquez Araujo is a sensory analysis research associate from Spain. The Kansas stay is the […]

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  • November 18, 2009

    Four professors to edit professional journals

    Four faculty members in the College of Human Ecology will edit top professional journals in their fields next year. Edgar Chambers IV will become editor-in-chief of the Journal of Sensory Studies beginning in 2010. Currently he is co-editor. He’ll do the job for at least a year, he said. “My responsibilities as co-editor and as editor-in-chief […]

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  • November 17, 2009

    April Mason

    CSU human sciences dean to be provost

    The dean of Colorado State University's College of Applied Human Sciences has accepted the post of provost and senior vice president at Kansas State University. April Carol Mason will join K-State early in 2010.

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  • 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

    kelcii in New Zealand

    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


    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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