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  • November 11, 2015

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    Athletic training quiz bowl team earns slot in regional competition

    The K-State team placed second in the Kansas Athletic Training Quiz Bowl this week on the Kansas State University campus and will move on to regional competition in March. Team members were Katelyn Musil, junior; Jesica Steele, senior; Amanda Todavchick, junior; and Tyler Tunnell, junior. All are athletic training majors in the Department of Human […]

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  • November 10, 2015

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    Four PhD students win top research forum awards

    Winners of the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum were Brooke Cull, Sam E. Emerson, Chelsey Schlechter and Colby Teeman. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs presented their research Monday in Justin Hall. Judges were faculty members from the college. The top presenters and their […]

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  • November 5, 2015

    First grad student research forum set for Monday in Hoffman Lounge

    Research focused on female firefighters, attachment trauma, interracial couples and chronic heart failure are among the projects to be presented at the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum scheduled for Monday, Nov. 9, in Justin Hall. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs will offer their […]

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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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