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  • February 11, 2015

    Three graduate students in human nutrition to participate in state research summit

    The 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit will feature 10 Kansas State University graduate students - including three from the College of Human Ecology - researching a variety of topics important to Kansas. College of Human Ecology graduate students participating in the summit : • Kavitha Penugonda, pictured above with Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human […]

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  • February 9, 2015

    Linda Yarrow

    Nutrition professor reaches 2,100 globally in K-State's first MOOC

    In fall 2014, Linda Yarrow, assistant professor of human nutrition in the College of Human Ecology, taught Kansas State University's first massive open online course, or MOOC, to 2,100 people across the globe. The course reached participants in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The MOOC, called Health and Wellness 101: Everyday […]

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  • February 5, 2015

    Institute to evaluate Marine couples program

    The Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families has received a grant to evaluate an educational workshop designed to help Marine couples with reintegration following deployment. The program, Marine Corps Mobilization and Deployment, Reintegration: Strong Marine Couples, targets couples 45 to 60 days following a Marine’s return from deployment. The institute, part of […]

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  • February 3, 2015

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees named associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has named associate dean for academic affairs, announced John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, today. “Dr. Fees brings outstanding credentials as a teacher, a researcher, a collaborator, an innovator and a leader to the position […]

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  • February 3, 2015

    Hard time losing weight? Look at internal motivation, kinesiologist advises

    One of the most popular resolutions is to lose weight, but it's one of the hardest to commit to long term. "If you start with lofty goals, it's easy to become discouraged if you don't meet those goals right away," said Emily Mailey, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology. "Start by […]

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  • February 2, 2015

    Powercat Financial Counseling marks 5 years of service to students

    Powercat Financial Counseling is celebrating its five-year anniversary of providing free financial education to Kansas State University students. It started as a student learning and outreach center in the personal financial planning program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. Since opening its doors in fall 2009, it has […]

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  • February 2, 2015

    Research shows home chefs don't practice adequate food safety

    New research from Kansas State University finds that most home chefs drop the ball on food safety. In an effort to evaluate current food safety messages, researchers at Kansas State University videotaped home chefs preparing a meal containing raw meat and a ready-to-eat fruit salad. The raw meat was inoculated with a nonpathogenic organism to […]

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  • January 27, 2015

    Human Ecology students tapped for honors, scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology students have received funding and other honors connected to their research efforts ranging from historic preservation to exercise physiology. Research is part of the educational experience the college advocates for its more than 3,000 undergraduate students. Interior Design student takes part in Seneca historic structure plan Sarah Jackson, interior design […]

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  • January 23, 2015

    Chef Paula McIntyre

    Culinary workshop to bring taste of Ireland to K-State campus

    Chef Paula McIntyre will import a bit of Ireland for the annual Culinary Enhancement Workshops on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus in February. McIntyre will discuss authentic ingredients and trending foods in Ireland, and will demonstrate several traditional Irish dishes on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27, in the Derby Dining Center Gold […]

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  • January 15, 2015

    Charlotte Shoup Olsen

    Charlotte Olsen receives national extension career impact award

    Charlotte Shoup Olsen has received the 2014 Career Impact Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The award honors state family life and human development specialists who have made significant contributions to Cooperative Extension program development, delivery and evaluation. She is a professor and extension specialist in family systems, […]

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