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Welcome to the College of Human Ecology

In a world focused on things, we focus first on PEOPLE.

We want to welcome you to the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, whether you are a prospective student, a current K-Stater, a parent or someone who needs expertise we can provide. The mission of the college is to discover, disseminate and apply knowledge to meet basic human needs and improve the human condition.

What is human ecology?

It's about us. Humans. What we need to be physically and emotionally healthy. How we care for our children, our elders, our families. How we design our living and working spaces. How we feed and clothe ourselves. How we gather and celebrate. How we keep our bodies healthy and strong. Basically, anything that helps people lead better lives is human ecology. It's a varied field with a rich history and a fantastic future.

College News

  • November 9, 2018

    Kinesiology faculty present at annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association conference

    Six kinesiology faculty members recently teamed up with Kansas Physical Therapists to present at the annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) conference in October, helping provide science-based research to clinical application for Kansas physical therapists. Craig Harms, David Poole, Carl Ade, Steven Copp, Tom Barstow and Brad Behnke all presented alongside physical therapists in areas […]

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  • November 7, 2018

    Lacy's Fresh Fare and Catering to host Veterans Day breakfast

    In honor of Veterans Day, the Club Manager’s Association of America and the Hospitality Management Society student groups, located in the department of Hospitality Management, would like to invite all students, faculty and staff to join them for breakfast on Friday, November 9 from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering, […]

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