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  • May 1, 2012

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    College faculty honors go to Haar, Kwon, Sellers, Kozar and Melgarejo

    Virginia Moxley, dean, has announced the College of Human Ecology faculty awards for 2012.The five will be honored at graduation ceremonies May 12. Sherry Haar receives the Faculty Research Excellence Award Dr Haar, associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, is being honored or her work in natural dye and sustainable […]

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  • April 2, 2012

    Deb Canter receives Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award

    Deb Canter, professor in hospitality management and dietetics, has been presented the $5,000 Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award, given to a faculty member involved in dietetics and food service management who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Canter plans to use the funds to identify role models in any area of dietetics management and leadership, […]

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  • March 29, 2012

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    New food, new auction items, new venue for annual student fundraiser

    The annual Travel and Dining Auction has outgrown another venue. The 16th annual event, to be Friday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., moves to the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center in Manhattan. The first auctions were in Hoffman Lounge. Then it expanded into a tent in Justin Hall’s front yard, then to the […]

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  • March 27, 2012

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    Students published in 'Filling the Larder' book

    Filling the Larder, Feeding our Families features the work of several students who took Food Writing and Development of American Cuisine classes in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. The book was developed with a grant from the Center for Engagement and Community Development to Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, director of the Chapman Center for Rural […]

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  • March 26, 2012

    50 students tapped for Kappa Omicron Nu honor society

    Fifty students have been selected for membership into K-State’s Kappa Omicron Nu, the human ecology honor society. They are undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Undergraduate students must have completed 45 semester hours and have a minimum grade point average of at least […]

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  • March 6, 2012

    Grad students to present research Thursday

    Students from Human Ecology will present poster abstracts at the 17th annual K-State Research Forum Thursday, March 8, on topics ranging from heirloom techniques using local natural dyes to rural community youth. The event at the K-State Student Union is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council. Graduate students, their presentation topics and departments are: • […]

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  • March 6, 2012

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    Shugart lecturer to look at future trends in onsite food service industry

    What does the future hold for the school cafeteria, college food services, the executive dining room and other segments of the noncommercial food service industry? That topic will be explored by John Lawn, editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Food Management magazine, at the 38th Grace M. Shugart Lecture. Lawn will present "The Future of Noncommercial […]

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  • February 28, 2012

    Mary Molt awarded prestigious Silver Plate

    Mary Molt will receive one of the food service industry’s most prestigious honors May 7 at the 58th annual Gold and Silver Plate Awards Celebration in Chicago. The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association bestows Silver Plate awards annually to those who have made outstanding and innovative contributions to food service operations. Molt, an assistant professor in […]

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  • February 17, 2012

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    Hot off the presses

    The latest issue of Focus, the annual college magazine for alumni and friends, is off the presses and being mailed this week. The 24-page publication features Jeannie Sneed, new head of the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, and the new Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs. Other headliners are: […]

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  • February 17, 2012

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    Material researcher Hurd tapped as alumni fellow; Dietetics grad fellow for DCE

    K-State will honor two graduates from the College of Human Ecology next week as 2012 Alumni Fellows. Rebecca Pirkl Hurd, the college’s fellow, is a senior material researcher in apparel innovation for Nike. She received a M.S. in apparel and textiles in 1986. Kristine M. Smith, the director of Nutrition Services at Neighborhood House Association […]

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