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  • August 28, 2013

    fees 280 deep

    Fees, Musch named interim associate deans

    Bronwyn Fees and Tim Musch have been named interim associate deans in the College of Human Ecology, Dean John Buckwalter announced today. Fees: Academic Affairs Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will be interim associate dean for academic affairs. She will coordinate efforts related to graduation, student success, retention […]

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  • August 13, 2013

    K-State gets Top 20 rating from business site

    Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by Forbes magazine rates Manhattan as No. 3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers. The magazine credits Kansas State University students for […]

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  • June 28, 2013

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Human Ecology welcomes Dean Buckwalter

    On Monday, July 1, John Buckwalter becomes the 9th dean of the College of Human Ecology's 140-year history. Dean Buckwalter moves to Manhattan from Texas, where he served as associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas Arlington. As associate dean, he developed […]

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  • June 25, 2013

    Mortar Board taps 9 Human Ecology students

    Mortar Board, the national senior honor society that promotes scholarship, service and leadership at Kansas State University, has 29 new members for the 2013-2014 school year. New members of Mortar Board in the College of Human Ecology are: * Angelique Foye, senior in psychology and family studies and human services, Junction City, is director of […]

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  • June 24, 2013

    The Human Ecology Research and Innovation Center

    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • May 16, 2013

    Brandon Irwin

    Irwin says exercisers do better with silent workout partner

    The best workout partner may be one who understands that silence is golden, according to Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology at Kansas State University. He found that individuals tend to work out longer when their partner was perceived to be more skilled and was one who kept verbal encouragement to a minimum. Irwin worked […]

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  • May 15, 2013

    Phi Kappa Phi selects Human Ecology standouts

    A dozen College of Human Ecology students were among the nearly 100 at Kansas State University selected for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. They are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, […]

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  • May 13, 2013

    CHE names 13 outstanding seniors

    Thirteen students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college‚Äôs Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, in Leadership Studies Building on campus. From […]

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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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