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  • November 2, 2015

    Three grad students chosen for Capitol Research Summit

    Three graduate students from the College of Human Ecology were among the 10 chosen to represent K-State at the 13th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Feb. 2 at the State Capitol in Topeka. Selections were based on students’ research presentations on topics important to Kansas at Research and the State on campus last week. They […]

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  • October 21, 2015

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    Human Ecology breaks enrollment records...again

    The college recorded 3,111 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 3,093 in 2014 and 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 21, 24,146 students were enrolled at Kansas State University. The number is 620 fewer students than in fall 2014. Only Human Ecology, Architecture, Planning & Design and Engineering experienced an increase in the number of […]

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  • September 29, 2015

    Nutrition, kines professors and students present at public health conference

    College of Human Ecology faculty and students were well represented on the program at the 72nd annual Kansas Public Health Association Conference this month in Manhattan. Session leaders included: • Sara Rosenkranz, research assistant professor in the Department of Human Nutrition; Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, and graduate nutrition students Brooke […]

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  • September 16, 2015

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    Patten earns $10,000 scholarship for doctoral work in dietetics

    Emily Vaterlaus Patten, a doctoral candidate in the College of Human Ecology, has received a $10,000 scholarship awarded to registered dietitians who demonstrate a commitment to the future of the profession through teaching and research. She is one of only 10 national winners selected by for a 2015 Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) Doctoral Scholarship. […]

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  • September 14, 2015

    Chambers judges elite coffee competition in Columbia

    Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor and director of the Sensory Analysis Center, was invited to judge the finals of the Top Quality Colombian Coffee Competition in Neiva, Colombia, last week. He also was one of the presenters, talking on Advances in Sensory Evaluation of Coffee. The competition was among producers from the entire various […]

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  • August 25, 2015

    Journal ranks Sensory Analysis Center top in research publications worldwide

    When it comes to sensory research influence, Kansas State University's Sensory Analysis Center is tops in the world according to the first-ever ranking of institutions by the Journal of Sensory Studies. Rankings were based on a combination of research articles published and number of citations from 2009 to 2015. Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor […]

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  • August 21, 2015

    At youth triathlon, grad students play role in promoting community health

    About 140 youngsters participated in the Just Tri It! Youth Triathlon on Aug. 8 in Manhattan City Park. The event, co-sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, was organized to promote fitness and improve self-confidence in the young athletes. Among the volunteers was a hearty group of human ecology graduate students. "Our graduate students often […]

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  • July 24, 2015

    Human Ecology students awarded multitude of scholarships

    Two College of Human Ecology students were awarded national scholarships this summer. Kaitlyn Ellis, a senior in hospitality management, received a $2,500 Joe Perdue Scholarship from the Club Managers Association of America Foundation. Ellis is the first student at Kansas State University to receive the honor, according to Kevin Roberts, associate professor and director of […]

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  • July 10, 2015

    Dietetics, human nutrition merge into single department

    The dietetics and nutrition programs will merge into a single department this fall. The move was approved Wednesday, June 17, by the Kansas Board of Regents. "They are a logical fit because of the overlapping principles of the two disciplines. Merging nutrition and dietetics into one department will strengthen both programs to benefit our students, […]

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  • June 24, 2015

    Human Ecology funds three projects

    The College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University has funded three grants to college researchers for about $12,000. Those receiving grants and their project titles are: Sara K. Rosenkranz and Mark D. Haub, Department of Human Nutrition, for “Do alterations in meal size and frequency affect postprandial lipema and inflammation?” $5,000. Jooyoun Kim, Department […]

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