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  • October 13, 2015

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    Historian to present 'Lost Art of Dress' and 'Fashion Education'

    Author, historian and dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski will visit Manhattan Oct. 22 and 23 to discuss women's fashion and the changing culture for women in the early 20th century. She will make public appearances at the Manhattan Public Library, Meadowlark Hills Community Room and Justin Hall on campus. Przybyszewski is an associate professor of history at […]

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  • October 5, 2015

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    Heckman earns top research award at financial planning conference

    Stu Heckman, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, received the Best Applied Research Award last week at the Financial Planning Association national conference in Boston. His research presentation was Financial Catastrophes Due to Disability: Which Households Are Most at Risk? Only 9 academic presentations were accepted for the conference; four of them were […]

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  • October 2, 2015

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    College welcomes high school students, teachers to 'Wild About FCS'

    More than 50 students and family and consumer sciences teachers from high schools around the state will gather today for “Wild about FCS” at Kansas State University. Nolan Henderson, FCS teacher at Free State High School in Lawrence, will keynote the day. The day-long event, sponsored by the colleges of human ecology and education, kicks […]

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  • October 1, 2015

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    College honors six for professional accomplishments, partnering to benefit students

    A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner and are among those who will receive awards during the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for outstanding contributions to their disciplines and to the college. John Buckwalter, dean, will make […]

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  • September 30, 2015

    Kines student one of lead authors on physiology journal paper

    Students Angela Glean, kinesiology, and Scott Ferguson, anatomy and physiology, are lead author on a paper published this month in the American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology, a high profile physiology journal with substantial impact on the field. Other students collaborating with the work in the lab of David Poole and Tim […]

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  • September 29, 2015

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    PFP student team are national champs!

    The Kansas State University personal financial planning student team won the national 2015 Financial Planning Challenge at finals in Boston this weekend. Team members are Mariah Bausch, Cole Foster and Hannah Rice, all seniors. The team's advisor is Ann Coulson, CFP®, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human […]

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  • September 29, 2015

    Nutrition, kines professors and students present at public health conference

    College of Human Ecology faculty and students were well represented on the program at the 72nd annual Kansas Public Health Association Conference this month in Manhattan. Session leaders included: • Sara Rosenkranz, research assistant professor in the Department of Human Nutrition; Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, and graduate nutrition students Brooke […]

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  • September 21, 2015

    Mailey, Wiles receive engagement grants for projects to promote healthy families

    Two College of Human Ecology faculty members have received 2015 Engagement Incentive Grants: Emily L. Mailey, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, and Bradford Wiles, assistant professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Only five of the grants from the provost and the Center of Engagement and Community […]

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  • September 16, 2015

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    Patten earns $10,000 scholarship for doctoral work in dietetics

    Emily Vaterlaus Patten, a doctoral candidate in the College of Human Ecology, has received a $10,000 scholarship awarded to registered dietitians who demonstrate a commitment to the future of the profession through teaching and research. She is one of only 10 national winners selected by for a 2015 Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) Doctoral Scholarship. […]

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  • September 14, 2015

    Chambers judges elite coffee competition in Columbia

    Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor and director of the Sensory Analysis Center, was invited to judge the finals of the Top Quality Colombian Coffee Competition in Neiva, Colombia, last week. He also was one of the presenters, talking on Advances in Sensory Evaluation of Coffee. The competition was among producers from the entire various […]

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