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  • April 18, 2016

    Participants needed for infant eye tracking research study

    The Infant Language and Learning Lab within the early childhood unit of the School of Family Studies and Human Services is seeking participants who are between 11 to 13 weeks of age, weighed between 5.5 and 10 lbs at birth and were born between 36 and 40 weeks gestation. The purpose of the study is […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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  • March 13, 2015

    Seven faculty receive promotions, tenure

    Faculty members in the College of Human Ecology approved for promotion and tenure were announced this week. Sabbatical leaves were also announced. Promotions and tenure go into effect on June 8. Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor are Katie Heinrich, kinesiology; D. Elizabeth Kiss, family studies and human services; and Melinda Stafford Markham, family […]

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  • February 5, 2015

    Institute to evaluate Marine couples program

    The Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families has received a grant to evaluate an educational workshop designed to help Marine couples with reintegration following deployment. The program, Marine Corps Mobilization and Deployment, Reintegration: Strong Marine Couples, targets couples 45 to 60 days following a Marine’s return from deployment. The institute, part of […]

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  • May 6, 2014

    Dottie Durband

    Durband named director of FSHS

    Dorothy (Dottie) Bagwell Durband, founding chair of the Department of Community, Family and Addiction Services in the College of Human Services at Texas Tech University, has been named director of the School of  Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University. John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, made the announcement saying, […]

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  • April 15, 2014

    Nelson-Goff receives public service medal from Army

    Briana Nelson-Goff, professor of family studies and human services and director of the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, was honored Monday at the K-State Alumni Center with the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award. Maj. Gen. Paul Funk, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, and […]

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  • March 1, 2014

    Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium to focus on professional development

    Two colleges at Kansas State University have joined together to create a professional development symposium focusing on educational and family initiatives for students, educators and area professionals who interact with military-connected students. The colleges of Education and Human Ecology are co-hosting the K-State Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. […]

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  • October 8, 2013

    Mary Bell

    Mary Bell debunks myths that play into soldiers' financial readiness

    Marking the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Oct. 7 should be a day dedicated to honoring our soldiers and veterans. One way to do this is by ensuring they are financially secure, according to Mary Bell, a 2013 personal financial planning doctoral graduate. Bell, advised by Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies […]

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  • July 31, 2013

    Sherry Haar among her creations.

    University magazine features three Human Ecology projects

    The summer edition of Perspectives, Kansas State University’s research-orientated magazine, features four professors in the College of Human Ecology: Sherry Haar, Briana Nelson Goff, Barbara Anderson and Hyung-Chan Kim. “How does your garden grow?” details Haar’s research into the sustainability aspects of natural plant dyes that could be used around the world in textile design. […]

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  • November 14, 2012

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    University, military recognize nearly 150 years of education, culture, and honor

    When the Morrill Act of 1862 established land-grant institutions, it also ensured that universities like Kansas State University would have a long-standing relationship with the military. Daryl Youngman, associate professor at K-State Libraries, said the land-grant act mandated some sort of military training. Before the university's ROTC program was established in 1916, the nation's War […]

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