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  • December 22, 2015

    Faculty tapped for honors, awards

    Jichul Jang earns Best Paper Award Jichul Jang, assistant professor in the department of hospitality management, received a Best Paper Award at the 8th International Conference on Service Management recently in Washington D.C. Jang presented “A multi-level investigation of relationships among servant leadership and customer service: A moderated mediated model of employee engagement and self-efficacy." […]

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  • December 21, 2015

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    Holiday harmony: Baptist offers advice on coping with stress, depression

    Feeling overwhelmed or coping with symptoms of depression, anxiety or social phobia with the approach of the holidays? Joyce Baptist, associate professor and marriage and family therapist in the College of Human Ecology, offers the following tips on how to avoid holiday stress, especially if it jeopardizes your mental health: • Acknowledge your needs. The […]

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  • December 18, 2015

    Holiday harmony: Markham, Nippert share tips on helping children deal with family gatherings, divorce

    They may seem perpetually amped on treats and traditions, but young children are often confused and stressed, especially in unfamiliar situations, during the holidays. Two experts from College of Human Ecology - Anna Nippert and Mindy Markham - have advice on how to help preschoolers deal with large family gatherings and with newly divorced parents. […]

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  • December 17, 2015

    Laci Cornelison

    Holiday harmony: Cornelison offers suggestions for families coping with dementia

    The holidays can be especially disquieting when a family member, such as Grandma or Grandpa who has always been the center of the family, is suffering from dementia. A Kansas State University gerontologist suggests ways to help the family cope and include Grandma in the celebration. It is important that families communicate with one another […]

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  • December 16, 2015

    Human Ecology students receive awards, scholarships

    Alex Fees, Kat Zoschke win college undergraduate research awards The College of Human Ecology awarded Alexander Fees and Kathryn Zoschke at the first annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry competition. Fees, a senior in nutrition and health, won the outstanding undergraduate research poster competition for Reactive Hyperemia: Consequences for Skeletal Muscle Hemodynamics, work he did […]

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  • December 14, 2015

    Students receiving college honors take one law bow before commencement ceremonies Saturday.

    College announces honor cord recipients

    Seniors receiving academic honors were recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the K-State Student Union. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Mollie Barbee, hotel and restaurant management; Konner Davison, early childhood education; Kimberly Friedrichs, nutrition and health; Holly Johnson, communication […]

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  • December 10, 2015

    Holiday gift guide: 'Teatime to Tailgates' cookbook and history of K-State

    Fill your gift list and contribute to College of Human Ecology in one swoop. All proceeds from the sale of Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table support college undergraduate student research and international study opportunities. The 256-page book, named a 2014 Kansas Notable Book, is packed with history, stories, recipes and photos […]

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  • December 9, 2015

    Dennis Hulsing chosen as winter commencement speaker for College of Human Ecology

    Dennis Hulsing, president and CEO of Hulsing Enterprises, will be the speaker at commencement ceremonies for the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. Nearly 190 seniors are candidates for graduation. Hulsing, who graduated from K-State with a degree in business administration, received […]

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  • December 7, 2015

    Amber Vennum

    Amber Vennum first at K-State to try crowdfunding research

    Amber Vennum is the first faculty member at Kansas State University to try to fund research through crowdfunding, a method that raises many small amounts of money from a large number of people via the Internet. Funds will support and grow WOWW, Working on What Works, a classroom intervention technique that uses a solution-focused approach […]

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  • December 3, 2015

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    Haar wins three awards for research, design work in natural dye

    Sherry Haar has received three international awards for her research and design scholarship in natural dye, including a design created from dye plants from her garden. She was recognized at the annual conference and design exhibition of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA), Santa Fe, NM, this month. Awards are: Hutton Award for Continuing […]

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