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  • March 28, 2014

    Canter, Higgins named Fellows of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Deb Canter and Mary Meck Higgins have been named Fellows of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The status of Fellow recognizes their distinguished contributions to the dietetics profession and in optimizing the nation’s health through food and nutrition. Canter is professor and director of the didactic program in dietetics in the Department of Hospitality […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Student to serve with alumni association

    Amanda Marchesini, freshman in hospitality management, was recently selected to serve on the Student Alumni Board, a group of approximately 35 students who promote and serve Kansas State University and the K-State Alumni Association. She is the daughter of Frank and Debbie Marchesini, Loudonville, N.Y. Each year, students are selected after an extensive interview process. […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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  • March 25, 2014

    Sauer named to dietetics commission

    Kevin Sauer was elected to the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The commission is the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and administers seven nutrition certification programs. Sauer is an assistant professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department in the College of Human Ecology. Prepared by the Division of Communications and Marketing […]

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  • February 21, 2014

    Costa Rican professor to make food and culture presentation Feb. 26

    Paola Paez, professor of nutrition at the University of Costa Rica, will visit Kansas State University to share her knowledge on Costa Rican culture, cuisine, nutrition and food safety. "Food and Culture: A Taste of Costa Rica" will be presented by the College of Human Ecology from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in […]

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  • February 20, 2014

    Friends of K-State Libraries to feature 'Teatime to Tailgates' tasting

    Jane Marshall will present "Tasting History, Tasting Memories" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. This interactive program will take you on a journey of the senses as Marshall presents 150 years of food in Kansas and at Kansas State University. Wine and beer will be served alongside delicious samples from […]

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  • February 19, 2014

    Cynthia Kiser Murphey

    Resort president to give 40th Shugart Lecture

    Cynthia Kiser Murphey, president and COO of New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will present the 40th Annual Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in Forum Hall on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. New York-New York is a 2,024-room resort pairing “the singular style of New York City […]

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  • February 7, 2014

    A coffee workshop concludes "A Taste of Costa Rica"

    Culinary workshop goes Costa Rican

    Allan Ortiz, a Costa Rican chef and culinary educator, will demonstrate how to prepare Hearts of Palm Ceviche Accompanied with Avocado and Pineapple, Coconut Rice and Beans with Curry Fish and other specialties from the Central American country at the 10th annual Culinary Enhancement Workshop. Two one-day sessions will be on Feb. 27 and 28, […]

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  • January 31, 2014

    Six distance students awarded scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology distance education students are among those awarded scholarships for the spring 2014 term. They are: Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics, Fort Riley, DCE Scholarship; Winnie Knapp, master's student in personal financial planning, Manhattan, DCE Scholarship; Rebecca Sombatchareun, senior in family studies and human services, Pleasanton, O'Bannon Scholarship; Derek Judd, senior […]

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  • January 20, 2014

    School lunch programs cut back on the salt

    New findings show that many Americans are at risk for high blood pressure because of too much sodium in our diets — and the risk is especially high for children. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings show that about eight out of every 10 children ages 1 […]

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