News Archive for Family Studies & Human Services
December 10, 2009
A new documentary that captures how deployment affects the families of military reservists will air on public television stations in Topeka and Wichita starting Dec. 17. "On Our Behalf: Supporting Guard and Reserve Families" looks at how deployment affects the families of some reservists who have been activated in support of U.S. military operations in […]
December 8, 2009
Should parents let their children believe in Santa Claus?
December 2, 2009
The College of Human Ecology will bestow six Outstanding Senior Awards at the college's fall graduation honors and student awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Justin Hall's Hoffman Lounge. The college recognizes outstanding seniors for their educational commitment, professional growth and development, and service to others. Honorees are chosen by faculty and […]
November 23, 2009
As she held her newborn son, despair, grief and denial wrapped themselves around Briana Nelson Goff. By society’s standards the baby was flawed. Her worst fears, she thought, had come true. For Nicole Springer, pregnancy was filled with worry, tests and emergencies. But the moment her daughter burst into the world she knew this unusual […]
November 18, 2009
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 […]
October 27, 2009
The School of Family Studies and Human Services and the Division of Continuing Education offer a new bachelor's degree completion program in family studies and human services online beginning this fall.
October 5, 2009
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will hold a Public Meeting during its re-accreditation site visit by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
September 14, 2009
Andrea VonFeldt, a senior in communication sciences and disorders, is the National Society of Collegiate Scholars' Scholar of the Week for Sept. 7-11. A brief bio about VonFeldt is being featured on the society's web site. VonFeldt was initiated into the society in fall 2008. Members must have a grade point average of 3.4 or […]
September 14, 2009
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 […]
September 10, 2009
The new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families will coordinate research and outreach programs that address the well-being of military personnel, veterans and their families after the battle. The institute opens on Oct. 2. Briana Nelson Goff, professor and associate dean of the College of Human Ecology, serves as director. How to cope […]