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  • April 13, 2017

    Alumni Fellow Tamara Markham presents at the College of Human Ecology

    The Department of Hospitality Management is hosting Tamara Markham, 2017 College of Human Ecology Fellow for her return to K-State April 19-21. Markham’s collegewide presentation is Thursday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in 163 Justin Hall. She will be lending students and faculty her expertise in the lodging industry with her presentation titled “Global […]

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  • April 12, 2017

    Family and consumer science faculty recognized with KATFACS Teacher of the Year Award

    David Thompson, teaching associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, or KATFACS. He will be recognized at the association's annual conference at the end of July and will be a contender […]

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  • April 11, 2017

    The Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series features 43rd annual lecture April 12

    The annual Shugart Lecture Series brings leaders in the dietetics and foodservice management professions to K-State for the enrichment of students and to provide continuing education for practitioners. Martin Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionist, will present "Nutrition Informatics: More Than Just Using Technology" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the in the Business Building lecture […]

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  • April 4, 2017

    John McCarthy speaks at the ATID Student Symposium April 14

    Have you ever looked for elephants with a magnifying glass? Or tried to get rid of a pesky fly with a banana?  Ever wonder if there are better ways to tackle a problem? Life surrounds us with opportunities for creative problem-solving every day (Seelig, 2009), yet it's all too easy to overlook them without grasping […]

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  • April 3, 2017

    Kinesiology student wins Charles M. Tipton Research Award

    Josh Smith, doctoral student in kinesiology, has been recognized with the Charles M. Tipton Student Research Award from the American College of Sports Medicine. Smith will receive the award June 2 at the organization's annual conference in Denver, Colorado. The award is granted to the graduate student with the most outstanding research project at the […]

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  • March 31, 2017

    Ruhlmann honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

    Lauren Ruhlmann, a doctoral student in marriage and family therapy at Kansas State University, is one of 100 doctoral students in the U.S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter U of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Ruhlmann earned her Bachelor of Science and an honors college degree in human […]

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  • March 29, 2017

    Nutrition Informatics with Martin Yadrick at the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture

    With almost four decades of experience in nutrition and dietetics, Martin Yadrick brings his passion for the field to the 43rd annual Grace Shugart Lecture. He will speak at 4:15 p.m. April 12 in Room 1008 of the College of Business Administration building. For the last 24 years, Yadrick, a registered dietitian nutritionist, has worked for […]

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  • March 27, 2017

    Community screening of “Being Mortal” on Wednesday, March 29

    The K-State Center on Aging is sponsoring a free community screening of the PBS program "Being Mortal" at 2 p.m Wednesday, March 29, at the Manhattan Public Library. The screening is made possible by a grant from the John and Wauna Harman Foundation in partnership with the Hospice Foundation of America. "Being Mortal" is a […]

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  • March 20, 2017

    HM 2nd CHRIE conf

    Hospitality management faculty and students attend, present and win at CHRIE conference

    Junehee Kwon, associate professor of hospitality management, and Eunhye Park, graduate student, earned a best paper award, in collaboration with Bongsug Chae, professor of management, for "Customers' perceptions of green practices in green restaurants: What do customers share after dining in green restaurants?" at the second annual Central Federation CHRIE Conference, March 3-4, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. […]

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  • March 15, 2017

    4-H Military Partnerships Wins Excellence in Engagement Award

    From the Center for Engagement and Community Development announcement: For more than 16 years, Kansas State University has led all other universities for the 4-H Military Partnership. This feat is made possible through the work of Project Director Marlene VerBrugge, research assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. As a result […]

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