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  • June 22, 2016

    Roberts named interim hospitality management department head

    Kevin Roberts, associate professor, director of the undergraduate program in hospitality management, and director of the Center for Excellence for Food Safety Research in Childhood Nutrition Programs, has been named interim head of the department of hospitality management. John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, announced Roberts' appointment on June 21. "Dr. Roberts will bring expertise and […]

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  • June 16, 2016

    Tim Musch

    Kinesiology professor named fellow of American Physiological Society

    By Division of Communications and Marketing Timothy Musch, professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology, has been named a fellow of the American Physiological Society, or APS, a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The designation as a fellow of the APS recognizes Musch […]

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  • June 16, 2016


    Kinesiology department attends and presents at 2016 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting

    Faculty and graduate students from K-State's kinesiology department attended the 2016 American College of Sports Medicine, annual meeting and world congresses May 31-June 4, in Boston, Massachusetts. Their time was spent among 7,000 other professionals, including educators, researchers and practitioners, from all over the globe. Everyone in attendance came to enjoy the most comprehensive sports medicine and […]

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  • June 15, 2016

    Across the globe, elder abuse is top-of-mind June 15

    By Katie Allen According to the United Nations, which recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, about 4 to 6 percent of elderly people have experienced some form of maltreatment at home. This maltreatment may not only lead to serious physical injuries, but it can also cause long-term psychological consequences. Additionally, the U.N. reports that […]

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  • June 14, 2016

    Kinesiology student seeks research funding through Experiment.com

    By Sarah Hancock Bradyn Nicholson doesn't like to sit still. The senior kinesiology major also is interested in fighting childhood obesity. Taken together, these things add up to a research project to bring adjustable desks to an elementary school classroom to measure their impact on sedentary behavior. Nicholson found support through an undergraduate research grant […]

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  • June 14, 2016

    College of Human Ecology’s David Thompson has been named Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences

    David Thompson, assistant professor in family studies and human services, has been awarded the 2015 Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences award from the National Association Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, or NATFACS. This national award is in recognition of Thompson's extraordinary support of family and consumer sciences. In March 2015, Thompson won the […]

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  • June 3, 2016

    K-State students present at the American Society for Nutrition conference

    Six students from the College of Human Ecology presented their research April 2-6 at the American Society for Nutrition conference in San Diego, California. These students conduct research with the Physical Activity and Nutrition Clinical Research Consortium, PAN-CRC, and are under the direct oversight of K-State faculty, including Mark Haub, professor and food, nutrition, dietetics and […]

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  • June 1, 2016

    kadri koppel

    K-State faculty selected to chair the International Standards Committee

    Kadri Koppel, K-State assistant professor, was elected chair of the U.S. International Standards Organization, or ISO, Committee on Sensory Analysis and Consumer Research at the American Society for Testing and Materials, or ASTM, international meeting April 10-15, in San Antonio, Texas. Koppel is an assistant professor of sensory analysis and consumer behavior in the food, nutrition, dietetics […]

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  • May 31, 2016

    Mark Haub named department head of food, nutrition, dietetics and health

    Mark Haub, professor, has accepted the position of department head of the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department in the College of Human Ecology. Haub was selected after a nationwide search and previously served as the interim department head. "I look forward to working with my faculty and staff to advance our mission, educate students and Kansans, and […]

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  • May 27, 2016

    K-State Institute celebrates military spouses and College of Human Ecology alum and author, Sharon Gerdes

    K-State students and military spouses gathered for a luncheon May 6 at the Beach Museum of Art in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The luncheon was the inaugural recognition celebration of a day K-State's Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families hopes to observe every year. Speaking at the luncheon was Sharon Gerdes, College of […]

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