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  • October 19, 2006

    K-State experts teaching students proper dining etiquette for job interviews conducted during a meal

    MANHATTAN - College students who have no trouble acing a calculus test or cranking out a research paper may find themselves stumped when it comes to choosing the right fork from a table setting. Because many employers conduct interviews during meals, two Kansas State University experts are stepping up to help students by offering a […]

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  • March 13, 2006

    K-State Awards Promotions, Tenure

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University is promoting 22 faculty members to the rank of full professor and 31 faculty members to associate professor. In addition, 32 faculty are earning tenure. The promotions in rank and the granting of tenure were approved by Jon Wefald, K-State president. They go into effect July 1. Earning promotions to […]

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  • January 11, 2006

    K-Staters Win "Best Paper" Award Two Years in a Row at Prestigious Conference

    MANHATTAN -- For the second consecutive year, Kansas State University's graduate program in hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics won one of two Best Paper Awards at the 11th Annual Graduate Research Conference in Hospitality Jan. 4-6 in Seattle. Eunju (Julie) Yoon and Carol Shanklin, professor and associate dean of K-State's Graduate School, won for […]

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  • December 6, 2005

    K-State instructor offers advice about eating disorders, overindulgence during the holiday

    MANHATTAN -- At the holidays, dinner tables overflowing with food, snacks and desserts may become a dilemma for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. They also can be a problem for people who tend to overindulge when there is so much food. Roni Schwartz, instructor of hotel, restaurant, institution management […]

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  • November 4, 2005

    K-State Human Ecology students join Kappa Omicron Nu honor society

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Theta chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu honor society initiated new members Sunday, Oct. 16. Kappa Omicron Nu is a national honor society for human ecology students. The honor society is intended to recognize leadership, research and scholarship. Undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate integrity, high standards of scholarship and the […]

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  • October 13, 2005

    K-State to offer food writing course for spring semester

    MANHATTAN -- A new course at Kansas State University in spring 2006 will help students become better communicators -- about food. Offered through the department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics, HRIMD 499, Food Writing, will focus on communication about food and the significance of gastronomic writing. The course will be taught Wednesdays from […]

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  • September 16, 2005

    Bedford establishes award for dietetics faculty

    MANHATTAN, KAN. - Mary Ruth Bedford, El Paso, Texas, has made a gift of $55,674 to the Kansas State University Foundation to establish the Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award. The award will provide financial assistance to secure outstanding faculty for the Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. The […]

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  • September 9, 2005

    Two K-State students from Lenexa receive Stanley L. Winter Alpha Tau Omega K-State Student Union leadership scholarships

    MANHATTAN -- Two students from Lenexa have received Kansas State University's Stanley L. Winter Alpha Tau Omega K-State Student Union Leadership Scholarship. Daniel Sobek, senior in hotel and restaurant management, and Zachary Hauser, junior in political science, are the 17th and 18th recipients of the $1,000 scholarship. They were presented with the scholarships Aug. 31 […]

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  • May 19, 2005

    K-State College of Human Ecology selects new ambassadors

    MANHATTAN -- The College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University has chosen 10 new ambassadors for 2005-2006. They join six continuing ambassadors. Ambassadors promote the College of Human Ecology to alumni, friends and current and prospective students at College of Human Ecology and K-State events. New ambassadors and their positions are listed alphabetically by […]

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  • May 4, 2005

    K-State Human Ecology honors program inducts new members

    MANHATTAN -- Thirty-one students have joined Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology honors program this spring. Current students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for the program. Students participating in the program must maintain that grade point average and successfully complete two semesters of service-learning research, teaching, extension […]

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