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  • May 9, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments. Students were nominated by their department faculty for their awards. “The scholarship and research in the College of Human Ecology is quite diverse reflective of disciplines of study and faculty scholarship,” said Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs. “The event […]

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  • May 3, 2018

    College of Human Ecology students recognized for research and creative inquiry

    The College of Human Ecology hosted their annual Undergraduate and Graduate Research and Creative Inquiry Forums on Wednesday, April 18. The event is designed to allow students in both categories to display and discuss the work they have been doing in their fields. “This is my favorite event of the year,” said Michelle Toews, associate […]

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  • April 26, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at KAHTEA conference

    John Saiki and Hunter Clark, seniors in hospitality management, won Best Paper in the undergraduate section of the Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association, KAHTEA, conference in Las Vegas. Saiki and Clark, with guidance from Dr. Jichul Jang, presented on their paper “Do online reviews affect a hotel’s RevPar? It depends”. Their research looked […]

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  • April 5, 2018

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    Four Human Ecology graduate students earn scholarships at campus wide research forum

    Oral and poster presentations about their research has earned 11 Kansas State University graduate students first-place honors at the recent annual K-State Graduate Research, Arts and Discovery, or GRAD, Forum. This year, 85 graduate students competed for scholarship awards at the event. The GRAD Forum provides graduate students from all disciplines an opportunity to share their […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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  • December 14, 2017

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    Human Ecology undergraduate students attend National Conference

    The National Council on Family Relations annual conference was held November 14th-18th in Orlando, Florida. Four undergraduates from the college of Human Ecology, Kristen Krueger, Bo Steele, Meghan Dyster, and Mollie Reves, participated in a research project regarding Down syndrome with Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services. The undergraduates […]

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  • November 28, 2017

    Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference

    The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month. Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student […]

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  • September 28, 2017

    Koochel selected as 2017 AFCPE Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner

    Emily Koochel, doctoral student in applied family science, was selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s (AFCPE) Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner for her proposal titled Financial Transparency Scale Development. To increase the capacity to study the role of finances in the marital relationship, Koochel developed the Financial Transparency Scale (FTS) […]

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  • September 26, 2017

    Mitzi Lauderdale awarded grant from Social Security Administration

    Mitzi Lauderdale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, has been awarded a grant from The Social Security Administration’s Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. Lauderdale’s project, titled Work transitions among Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients nearing retirement: Employer accommodations, private insurance, and individuals with […]

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  • September 21, 2017

    Corey Miller gains experience with National Institute of Health fellowship

    Corey Miller, current graduate student in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, had the opportunity to travel to Bethesda, Maryland for the summer and participated in the student intern program (SIP) working with Dr. Susan Persky in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of […]

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