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  • December 8, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. John Buckwalter, dean of the college; Shawna Jordan, assistant […]

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  • December 2, 2016

    Umscheid named as director of professional mentoring program in the College of Human Ecology

    Megan Umscheid joined the College of Human Ecology in November as director of the professional mentoring program and an instructor in the college. She has experience in developing professional mentoring programs through her past work in pre- and post-secondary education settings and community development positions. Within her role as executive director of the Wamego Area […]

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  • November 15, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognized by the Office of International Programs

    As part of International Education Week, the College of Human Ecology has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Support for International Initiatives award from K-State's Office of International Programs. The college will receive the award at the International Education Awards Ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. The Outstanding Support for […]

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  • November 3, 2016

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts new members

    By Beth Bohn Excellence in scholarship, leadership or research has earned more than 45 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 […]

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  • October 18, 2016

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    College of Human Ecology celebrates eight alumni and friends with luncheon and awards

    A university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • September 20, 2016

    Kinesiology doctoral student earns 2016 University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awards

    By Kelsey Peterson MANHATTAN — Outstanding achievements in their academic work and scholarship has earned three Kansas State University doctoral students awards from the university's highest-ranking professors. The winners of the University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awardswill be recognized a ceremony Sept. 20. Recipients are Stephanie Kurti, doctoral student in kinesiology, Naperville, Illinois, who receives $5,000; and […]

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  • September 12, 2016

    Owner of Chick-fil-A speaks at first lecture in the Entrepreneurship Lecture Series today

    David Hamel, owner and operator of the Manhattan Chick-fil-A, will present the first of three lectures as part of the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in 109 Justin Hall. Hamel, a K-State alumni and a former wildcat football player, will speak about his journey to Chick-fil-A and how he moved through […]

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  • August 30, 2016

    Stowe award winners research tiny houses as possible answer to affordable housing

    After attending the same meeting, Julia Day, assistant professor in interior design, and Brandon Irwin, professor in kinesiology, discovered that they had common interests. Mainly, to save the world. Day’s research background in energy use, sustainable building design and occupant behaviors, coupled with Irwin’s experience with the interpersonal aspects of health and physical activity will […]

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  • August 24, 2016

    Kinesiology professor Emily Mailey presents and earns award in Cape Town, South Africa

    After traveling halfway across the globe to Cape Town, South Africa, Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the kinesiology department, was awarded Best Early Career Researcher Oral Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting June 8-11. Mailey presented her study,"Effects of an intervention to reduce sitting at work on energy, fatigue […]

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  • July 21, 2016

    National study finds Kansas State University fit to be among the best

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University in Manhattan ranks second in the nation for its physical and programmatic resources that promote active living and healthy lifestyles, according to a study by the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Academy of Kinesiology and the American Kinesiology Association. The "National Collegiate Fitness Index 2015 Report: Supporting Active […]

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