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  • May 5, 2015

    Behnke research shows exercise improves cancer treatment success

    Research in kinesiology offers encouraging information for cancer patients: A brisk walk or a slow jog on a regular basis may be the key to improved cancer treatments. Brad Behnke (above), associate professor of exercise physiology in the Department of Kinesiology, and collaborators have shown that moderate exercise on a regular basis enhances tumor oxygenation, […]

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  • May 4, 2015

    Claassen to give student commencement address before heading to med school

    Samantha Claassen, a graduating senior in nutritional sciences and dietetics, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at College of Human Ecology commencement at 4:30 p.m. May 16 in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. Claassen, the daughter of Kim and Debbie Claassen of Whitewater, Kan., has been accepted into […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Human Ecology names 17 outstanding graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 17 graduating seniors at ceremonies Friday, May 15, on the Kansas State University campus. Every semester, each academic program may name an outstanding senior based on academic achievements and contributions to the program, the university and the community. Associate dean Bronwyn Fees will present the awards at 4 […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer elected chair of dietetic registration commission

    Kevin Sauer, associate professor of dietetics, has been elected chairman of the influential Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sauer, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), teaches administrative dietetics courses in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, College of Human Ecology. He is on the leadership team for the Center […]

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  • April 30, 2015

    Carol Kellett to be college commencement speaker

    Carol Kellett, author, professor and former dean of the College of Human Ecology, will be keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement. More than 450 students are expected to receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the college's ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Kellett, who has a deep understanding of possibilities […]

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  • April 29, 2015

    Craig Harms

    Craig Harms elected vice president of American College of Sports Medicine

    Craig Harms, professor and head of the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology, has been elected as vice president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, representing a collaboration of basic scientists, physicians, educators and other health care […]

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  • April 24, 2015

    Hoover to be honored at retirement celebration May 3

    A celebration on May 3 will honor LuAnn Hoover, who is retiring after devoting 37 years to the children and students at Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Education Center. Punch and cookies will be served from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hoeflin Stone House. Since 1978, Hoover has served as an early childhood education instructor […]

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  • April 20, 2015

    Financial planners to offer free advice on May 1

    Financial planning professionals from around Kansas will offer pro bono financial advice to students and the community at Financial Planning Day on Friday, May 1. Certified Financial Planners (CFP®) will be at the K-State Student Union and at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students, faculty, staff […]

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  • April 18, 2015

    How to raise a healthy child

    Through research, scholarship, teaching and outreach, the faculty in the College of Human Ecology continually seek ways to nurture healthy children and families. This series of six stories, written by communications director Jane P. Marshall, explores ways to raise a healthy child who will grow into a competent, capable adult. First you make eye contact […]

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  • April 8, 2015

    Elaine Johannes

    Research seeks to understand adolescent health needs in Kansas

    Research at Kansas State University examined the health risks pre-teens, teens and young adults experience in Kansas to determine opportunities to improve adolescent health. Many health professionals across the United States are currently concentrating on the increased health needs of baby boomers, an aging population of individuals born in the 1940s through the 1960s. While […]

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