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  • November 7, 2014

    Three nutrition graduate students to present research at state summit

    Three College of Human Ecology graduate students will be among 10 representing Kansas State University at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in February 2015. All are  researching Kansas-related topics. The three are: • Curtis Maughan, doctoral student in human nutrition, for "Unsafe behaviors observed in consumers when cooking poultry and eggs." His faculty mentor […]

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  • November 5, 2014

    Colin Noble

    Colin Noble to speak at December commencement

    Colin Noble, president and chief executive officer of Noble Hospitality, will be the speaker at College of Human Ecology commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 when 219 students receive undergraduate degrees. Commencement will be at 2:30 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Based in Kansas City, Noble’s company manages more than 100 hotels in 19 states throughout the United […]

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  • November 4, 2014

    Jennifer Morris

    Jennifer Morris named student commencement speaker

    Jennifer Morris, who will graduate in December in dietetics, has been selected to represent her fellow graduates at the College of Human Ecology commencement at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in Bramlage Coliseum. She will speak on “Your attitude determines your altitude.” “I am passionate about dietetics and the College of Human Ecology,” Morris said. […]

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  • October 28, 2014

    Pat Pesci

    Pat Pesci to conduct Dining Etiquette Workshop

    Table manners may be getting worse, especially if you add cell phone use into a normal dining experience, said Pat Pesci, hospitality management instructor, who will lead the annual fall Dining Etiquette Workshop at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Derby Dining Center's Gold Room. “Because dashboard dining is a way of life for […]

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  • October 27, 2014

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer receives Bedford award in HMD

    Kevin Sauer has been selected to receive the 2014 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with administrative experience in child nutrition programs, college and university dining, and healthcare food and nutrition services, Sauer is an associate professor who teaches administrative dietetics courses and conducts […]

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  • October 24, 2014

    Poole, Musch research indicates beetroot beneficial to athletes, heart failure patients

    Football teams are claiming it improves their athletic performance, and according to research from Kansas State University, it also benefits heart failure patients. The special ingredient: beetroot. Recently, the Auburn University football team revealed its pregame ritual of taking beetroot concentrate, or beet juice, before each game. The juice may have contributed to the team's […]

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  • October 23, 2014

    Award winners, advisory board gather for Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology kicks off the annual Celebration of Excellence tonight by honoring six K-State alumni who have contributed significantly to their professions. Human ecology alumni advisory board members and faculty hosts also will attend the dinner and awards presentation in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. On Friday, honorees will meet with students and […]

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  • October 10, 2014

    Emily Mailey

    Mailey's research finds dads - not just moms - deal with guilt, time issues over exercise

    Some fathers are exercising their emotions as much as mothers when balancing fitness and family, according to Emily Mailey, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology. She researched working parents' struggles in establishing an exercise program in the study "Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers," published in BioMed […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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  • October 3, 2014

    The "flapper" of the Roaring '20s dressed radically different than society had witnessed before.

    Discovery Center exhibit features costume museum garments from 1917-1963

    A flapper dress in startling red and a child’s dress sewn from chicken feed sacks illustrate the swing from the Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression. Both are part of Flint Hills Forces II: Our Town, Our Fort, Our University 1917 – 1963, an exhibit at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan. The College […]

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