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  • April 12, 2016

    College of Human Ecology’s online conflict resolution certificate receives national program award

    Kansas State University's online conflict resolution certificate program received the Outstanding Credit Program Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, or UPCEA. The award was presented at the association's conference April 7-9 in San Diego, California. The conflict resolution program, offered through the College of Human Ecology and Global Campus, both online and […]

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  • March 11, 2016

    Human ecology honor society Kappa Omicron Nu selects new members

    Scholarship, leadership and research excellence has earned more than 40 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of […]

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  • March 9, 2016

    Kansas State University graduate researcher finds integrated approach critical to teen health

    As rural communities struggle to obtain access to health services, a Kansas State University student is researching how medical, dental, social work and mental health providers can collaborate to meet the needs of teens. Bryant Miller, master's student in marriage and family therapy, Goessel, said an integrative approach is critical in addressing hot topics for […]

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  • March 4, 2016

    Kansas State University's Summer Institute in Conflict Resolution for students, professionals

    A first-time certificate-earning institute being offered at Kansas State University this summer is designed to meet the growing need in the workplace for individuals with conflict resolution abilities. Kansas State University's Summer Institute in Conflict Resolution will be offered June 6-July 29 on the Manhattan campus through the School of Family Studies and Human Services […]

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  • January 26, 2016

    Amber Vennum

    Amber Vennum successful in obtaining crowdfunding for research project

    Amber Vennum, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy in the College of Human Ecology, submitted a project toExperiment.com, a crowdfunding site that urges people to “support science you care about” and “help fund the next wave of scientific research,” in December 2015. The site gives researchers 30 days to raise funds. Vennum just found […]

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  • December 23, 2015

    Faculty researchers share five guidelines for happy, healthy 2016

    Even in a world filled with fears and frets, you have some control over your health and happiness. College of Human Ecology researchers offer advice to help you survive and thrive in 2016. Be romantic Jared Durtschi has one word for people who want to build a stronger romantic relationship: sacrifice. In our culture, it […]

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  • December 21, 2015

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    Holiday harmony: Baptist offers advice on coping with stress, depression

    Feeling overwhelmed or coping with symptoms of depression, anxiety or social phobia with the approach of the holidays? Joyce Baptist, associate professor and marriage and family therapist in the College of Human Ecology, offers the following tips on how to avoid holiday stress, especially if it jeopardizes your mental health: • Acknowledge your needs. The […]

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  • December 18, 2015

    Holiday harmony: Markham, Nippert share tips on helping children deal with family gatherings, divorce

    They may seem perpetually amped on treats and traditions, but young children are often confused and stressed, especially in unfamiliar situations, during the holidays. Two experts from College of Human Ecology - Anna Nippert and Mindy Markham - have advice on how to help preschoolers deal with large family gatherings and with newly divorced parents. […]

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  • December 16, 2015

    Human Ecology students receive awards, scholarships

    Alex Fees, Kat Zoschke win college undergraduate research awards The College of Human Ecology awarded Alexander Fees and Kathryn Zoschke at the first annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry competition. Fees, a senior in nutrition and health, won the outstanding undergraduate research poster competition for Reactive Hyperemia: Consequences for Skeletal Muscle Hemodynamics, work he did […]

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  • December 14, 2015

    Students receiving college honors take one law bow before commencement ceremonies Saturday.

    College announces honor cord recipients

    Seniors receiving academic honors were recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the K-State Student Union. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Mollie Barbee, hotel and restaurant management; Konner Davison, early childhood education; Kimberly Friedrichs, nutrition and health; Holly Johnson, communication […]

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