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  • September 14, 2015

    Chambers judges elite coffee competition in Columbia

    Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor and director of the Sensory Analysis Center, was invited to judge the finals of the Top Quality Colombian Coffee Competition in Neiva, Colombia, last week. He also was one of the presenters, talking on Advances in Sensory Evaluation of Coffee. The competition was among producers from the entire various […]

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  • August 25, 2015

    Journal ranks Sensory Analysis Center top in research publications worldwide

    When it comes to sensory research influence, Kansas State University's Sensory Analysis Center is tops in the world according to the first-ever ranking of institutions by the Journal of Sensory Studies. Rankings were based on a combination of research articles published and number of citations from 2009 to 2015. Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • October 4, 2013

    A new moniker: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Human Ecology's latest: Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    Mary and Carl Ice Hall, 1310 Research Park Drive in Manhattan, is the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology facilities at Kansas State University. It will be named and dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. A reception and tour of the building, to be used for research, development, outreach and innovation, will […]

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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 15, 2013

    Marianne Swaney-Stueve

    American Royal honors Swaney-Stueve

    The American Royal recognized Marianne Swaney-Stueve as Rookie of the Year recently in Kansas City. Stueve was recognized for her leadership on behalf of the Sensory and Consumer Research Center at K-State Olathe for the September steak competition held at the campus. Beef producers from across the country were invited to submit ribeye steaks for […]

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  • April 19, 2013

    Sensory Analysis Center leads beef flavor training

    The Sensory Analysis Center has received a $35,000 grant to train researchers from industry and academia on sensory evaluation of beef flavors. The center is lead partner in the training, funded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The first session will be May 13-15 at K-State Olathe. Trainers will use a standardized beef flavor lexicon […]

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  • November 15, 2012

    Consumer tests completed; pets get leftovers

    The Sensory and Consumer Research Center at K-State Olathe recently donated nearly 8 tons of dog and cat food to local animal shelters and pet adoption agencies. The pet food was left over from a consumer study with a feed manufacturer. “We usually don't get that much; this was an unusually large test,” said Edgar […]

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  • November 6, 2012

    Olathe sponsors sensory, food science labs for secondary students

    More than 200 secondary students from the Blue Valley School District will participate in a first-of-its-kind program in food and sensory science at K-State Olathe in November and December. The program will tell students about careers in these areas, as well as enhance their knowledge of science and math. Students and sponsoring adults will participate […]

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  • April 26, 2012

    Edgar Chambers

    Edgar Chambers to lead international standards group

    Edgar Chambers IV, distinguished professor and director of the Sensory Analysis Center, has been selected to chair the group that will develop a set of standards for the International Standards Organization’s Technical Committee on Sensory and Consumer Evaluation. The group met recently in Toulouse, France. Chambers will lead development of an international standard for advertising […]

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