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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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  • June 23, 2015

    Experts offer little tips to make big changes in work health

    When it comes to taking a physical activity break at work, it's more about the frequency than duration. That's advice Kansas State University experts in human nutrition and kinesiology are offering to employees working in a sedentary environment who are looking to improve their health. "When people sit for a long period of time, our […]

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  • June 15, 2015

    Kinesiology, nutrition faculty and students present at sports medicine meeting

    David C. Poole, professor in the Department of Kinesiology, was chair of a symposium on Threshold Concepts in Athletic Performance at the recent international conference of the American College of Sports Medicine 62nd Annual International Meeting May 26 to 30 in San Diego, Calif. He also presented on Oxygen and Skeletal Muscle; Physiological Thresholds: Measurement […]

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  • June 4, 2015

    Nutritionist looks at proposed changes to child care meal guidelines

    The guidelines for meal requirements in child care settings are being revised for the first time since 1968, something a Kansas State University nutritionist in the College of Human Ecology says is a victory for both children's nutrition and business owners. Similar to the school lunch guidelines, the Child and Adult Care Feeding Program regulates […]

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  • May 26, 2015

    More scholarships, student leadership roles announced

    College of Human Ecology students at Kansas State University have been selected for scholarships and leadership roles. Honors recently announced include: Plum receives Blue Key scholarship Anna Plum, junior in family studies and human services, has been awarded the Roy C. Langford Memorial Scholarship from the K-State chapter of Blue Key senior honorary. Dharnidharka gets […]

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  • May 18, 2015

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels

    DeYoung-Daniels receives top Global Campus teaching award, Lange named extraordinary student

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels was awarded the K-State Global Campus Excellence in Online Teaching Award at the recent 2015 K-State Global Campus Honors and Awards Reception. DeYoung-Daniels is an instructor in the hospitality management and dietetics department. She was praised for her ability to engage students in the subject matter while promoting critical thinking and understanding. The […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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