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  • October 26, 2007

    Students, bring your table-manner questions to K-State Etiquette Workshop

    MANHATTAN -- A prospective employer takes you out to dinner. What should you choose to drink? To eat? And what's to be done about that carrot on the carpet? These and other questions will be on the table at an upcoming dining etiquette workshop led by Patrick Pesci, director of the hotel and restaurant management […]

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  • October 12, 2007

    K-State names Carol Shanklin Interim Dean of Graduate School

    MANHATTAN -- Carol Shanklin, a veteran administrator and educator in food service and dietetics at Kansas State University, has been named interim dean of the Graduate School. Since August she has been the school's acting dean; before that she served as associate dean. "The Graduate School is fortunate in having an administrator of Dr. Shanklin's […]

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  • September 7, 2007

    Tips for Tailgaters

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Pre-game parties add fun to fall activities, but skipping critical food safety steps can put family and friends at risk, said Karen Blakeslee, Kansas State University Research and Extension food scientist. If restrooms are in short supply, take a thermos of hot water, hand soap and paper towels; soapy washcloths in a […]

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  • May 3, 2007

    K-State's Pinnacle honor society welcomes more than 50 new members

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of the Pinnacle Honor Society gained more than 50 new members at an induction reception April 23. Pinnacle is a national honor society for nontraditional students who are juniors or above and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. The ceremony included congratulatory remarks by K-State's Elizabeth Unger, […]

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  • April 23, 2007

    26 K-State students named to Mortar Board senior honor society

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's chapter of Mortar Board, a national college senior honor society, has selected new members for the 2007-2008 school year. Members are chosen in the spring of their junior year based on exemplary leadership, scholarship and service. The Mortar Board motto is "Scholars chosen for service, united to serve." Mortar Board […]

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  • April 17, 2007

    K-State student earns fellowship from Kappa Omicron Nu honor society

    MANHATTAN -- After being a chef for 20 years, David Olds traded his toque for a textbook. Instead of stirring roux and stuffing alligator sausage, he analyzes research data and grades paper. Olds is a doctoral candidate in the department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics at Kansas State University. He has been awarded […]

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  • March 29, 2007

    K-State Travel & Dining Auction, April 13 2007

    MANHATTAN - Gourmet cheesecake, vintage wine, golf excursions and a vacation package to Mexico will be among items up for bid at the Kansas State University Travel and Dining Auction. The auction will be 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the K-State Alumni Center, and will include a live jazz band, a wine sampling, coffee, […]

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  • March 26, 2007

    33rd Annual Shugart Lecture, April 19 2007

    MANHATTAN -- Barbara Kowalcyk, director of the Food Safety Center for Food Borne Illness Research and Prevention, will be the speaker for the 33rd annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at Kansas State University. Kowalcyk will present "The Emotional and Economic Impact of Food Borne Illness" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Forum Hall at […]

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  • March 26, 2007

    April is Food Safety Month

    MANHATTAN -- What you don't know about food safety can hurt you, according to Kevin Roberts, an instructor in the department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics at Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The department will launch a four-week food safety campaign at K-State beginning April 2 to promote food safety among […]

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  • March 13, 2007

    Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management & Dietetics to present 33rd Annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture April 19

    Thursday, April 19, 2007 "The Economic and Emotional Burden of Foodborne Illness" Barbara Kowalcyk, MS Co-Founder, Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention Loveland, OH The Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics (HRIMD) is pleased to announce the 33rd Grace M. Shugart Lecture, "The Emotional and Economic Burden of Foodborne Illness," delivered by […]

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