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News Archive for Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design

  • November 4, 2009


    Honey's students soak up design, culture during study tour to France, Italy

    Peggy Honey has a subtle goal. Of course, she wants her interior design students to touch Renaissance buildings, to walk through the nearly 2,000-year-old Pantheon, to stand in front of St. Peter’s Basilica and the Borghese Palace, to fall in love with the Scrovegni Chapel in Padova and the Musee des Artes Decoratif in Paris. […]

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  • October 16, 2009

    McCullough authors new international standard

    ASTM International has adopted F2732, a new standard on Practice for Determining the Temperature Ratings for Cold Weather Protective Clothing such as ski jackets and thermal coveralls. Elizabeth McCullough, past chair of the subcommittee in charge of the new standard, is the international standard’s author. “If most manufacturers follow F2732, consumers will be better able […]

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  • September 2, 2009

    College part of new sustainability Web site

    Human Ecology faculty are among the leaders on a new Web site that elaborates on efforts across campus to make K-State more sustainable. The K-State Sustainability web site includes directories, courses, research and projects, ways for people to get involved, and a news blog. Among the listings are: Research in the Department of Apparel, Textiles […]

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  • September 1, 2009

    Media mentions: Doll, '08 grad Luhrs

    Gayle Doll in Salina Journal In a story headlined “Age-old questions about longevity,” The Salina Journal Sunday explored the topic of longevity featuring 104-year-old Anna Winslow. Gayle Doll was the only expert interviewed. Reporter Gary Demuth wrote, “And there's the conundrum -- while no one wants to die, no one wants to live forever if […]

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  • August 25, 2009

    Hyung-Chan Kim

    Korean publication names interior design program among world's best

    Korea’s top publication for designers has named K-State’s interior design program among the top 15 design schools in the world. Design Journal’s August 2009 report listed 15 schools. K-State was the only public university on the list. Other American institutions were Yale University, The School of Art Institute of Chicago, The Rhode Island School of […]

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  • August 25, 2009


    Video highlights college research

    A new video titled “The Search for Solutions” examines the myriad of research conducted in the College of Human Ecology.

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  • August 12, 2009

    K-State President Announces Audit Oversight Committee's Makeup

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz has named 12 people to a Transition Audit Advisory Committee. An additional individual from the athletics department will serve as an ex officio member.

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  • July 30, 2009

    Haar's swatches

    Textile professor’s garden blooming with plants to dye fabrics

    Tall, vivid stands of flowers bloom in the beds surrounding Sherry Haar’s Manhattan home. The plants are inspirational, to say the least, and are for more than just looking at, according to the K-State associate professor of apparel, textiles and interior design. They are her research. Haar grows a wide variety of plants, from the […]

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  • April 29, 2009

    Faculty in the News

    HOP'N Home project earns $125,000 grant Bronwyn Fees, family studies and human services; Sara Rosenkranz, human nutrition; and Tanis Hastmann, human nutrition, are among those who received a grant of $125,716 from the United Methodist Health Foundation. They will conduct a study entitled, "Promoting Media Literacy in Parents and Young Children to Provide healthy Opportunities […]

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  • April 22, 2009

    Students in the news

    Held, Stull organize first African sustainable, social justice event here Courtney Held, senior in dietetics and public health nutrition,  and Valerie Stull, graduate student in public health, organized K-State's first Fair Trade Awareness, Africa's Sustainability, Together event set for Sunday, April 25. Activities will include a 5K fun run, music and social justice fair. The […]

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