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  • September 3, 2015

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    Parra-Cardona to present second Jurich social justice lecture on Sept. 17

    Ruben Parra-Cardona, whose research focuses on mental health services to underserved Latino/a populations, will present the second Jurich Lecture on Social Justice at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, on the Kansas State University campus. Parra-Cardona will speak on "Building Bridges of Social Justice: Embracing prevention research to support Latino/a communities in the U.S. and Mexico." […]

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  • September 2, 2015

    Karen Hart and students in FSHS capstone class 520

    Fulbright Professional Scholar here to learn about youth services, non-profit leadership

    Australian Karen Hart spent an August week in Kansas, talking with Kansas State University students, visiting social services for disadvantaged youth and lecturing in classrooms. Hart, here on a Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership, is part of the Oz to Oz program between Kansas State University and Australian institutions. Elaine Johannes, associate professor and […]

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  • August 28, 2015

    Exhibit in Justin Hall illustrates the specialness of ordinary things

    A mourning cummerbund, a quilt and a Navajo dress. They are part of an exhibit called “Things That Speak,” a creative collaboration between an assistant professor of English and Marla Day, senior curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum, now on display in Justin Hall. At first glance, the personal objects might not seem […]

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  • August 25, 2015

    Journal ranks Sensory Analysis Center top in research publications worldwide

    When it comes to sensory research influence, Kansas State University's Sensory Analysis Center is tops in the world according to the first-ever ranking of institutions by the Journal of Sensory Studies. Rankings were based on a combination of research articles published and number of citations from 2009 to 2015. Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor […]

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  • August 24, 2015

    College of Human Ecology welcomes new and returning students. We're glad you are here.

    On Monday, a couple thousand students will flood the classrooms and study areas at Justin Hall as the fall semester begins. What’s new? Plenty. Here are some examples: Dean John Buckwalter continues to be the college’s Twitter champ. Follow @JohnBuckwalter1 and you will know what he’s up to (besides 6’7”) and who he is proudly […]

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  • August 21, 2015

    At youth triathlon, grad students play role in promoting community health

    About 140 youngsters participated in the Just Tri It! Youth Triathlon on Aug. 8 in Manhattan City Park. The event, co-sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, was organized to promote fitness and improve self-confidence in the young athletes. Among the volunteers was a hearty group of human ecology graduate students. "Our graduate students often […]

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  • August 20, 2015

    David Thompson named 'Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences'

    David Thompson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology, was recognized with the Champion for Family and Consumer Sciences honor. The award came from the Kansas Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences at its annual meeting in July in Overland Park. The honor […]

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  • August 18, 2015

    Kim, Dudek receive Stowe Award for multicultural design studio projects

    Hyung-Chan Kim and Michael Dudek have been granted the 2015 Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award from the College of Human Ecology to work on a multicultural design studio collaboration with a university in Korea. Both are associate professors in the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design. With the grant they will continue […]

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  • August 14, 2015

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    Fees, students present at world conference on early childhood education

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Human Ecology, and three students represented the United States and Kansas State University at the 67th World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) conference in Washington, D.C., recently. The students were Teran Frick, May graduate in early childhood education; Haley Anderson, master's student in […]

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  • July 29, 2015

    Apparel, Textiles junior wins three top honors for alpaca designs, essay

    Aaron Simon, junior in apparel and textiles, took top honors in three categories at the recent Alpaca Owners Association competition in Denver. He placed first in design competition, received the Judge’s Choice award and was awarded Best Essay. Virginia Davis, also an apparel and textiles junior in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design […]

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