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  • March 24, 2014

    Three named to Student Foundation

    Among the 18 Kansas State University students selected to the Student Foundation are three College of Human Ecology students:  Audrey Gerber, sophomore in nutrition and health; Katie Ahern, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; and Ellen Bodine, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders. Sponsored by the Kansas State University Foundation, the students will work with […]

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  • March 13, 2014

    Musch awarded highest research excellence honor from Vet Med

    Tim Musch has received the Zoetis Animal Health Award for Research Excellence, the highest honor for research presented by Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Musch, who is a professor of anatomy and physiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor of kinesiology and interim associate dean for research and scholarship in […]

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  • March 13, 2014

    Ric Rosenkranz named fellow of American College of Sports Medicine

    Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor in the Department of Human Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, has been named Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, an organization dedicated to advancing health through science, education and medicine. Rosenkranz was recognized for distinguished professional achievement in research. He joins a small cadre of existing Fellows within the […]

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  • March 11, 2014

    Haub says don't choose a diet based on trends

    A new study is causing a lot of confusion and showing that social media and science might not mix. Research published in the journal Cell Metabolism has made a lot of headlines with findings that show adults age 50-65 who ate more protein were more likely to die from cancer. That headline quickly spread across […]

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  • March 1, 2014

    Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium to focus on professional development

    Two colleges at Kansas State University have joined together to create a professional development symposium focusing on educational and family initiatives for students, educators and area professionals who interact with military-connected students. The colleges of Education and Human Ecology are co-hosting the K-State Military Education and Family Initiatives Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. […]

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  • February 28, 2014

    Vanier family makes largest private gift in K-State history

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that the Jack Vanier family has made a gift of $60 million — the largest private donation in the history of K-State. The gift provides $40 million to benefit students, faculty, programs and facilities on both the Manhattan and Salina campuses, and $20 million for Phase III […]

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  • February 24, 2014

    Provost points to continuing efforts to prevent food insecurity

    Food insecurity – hunger and the lack of safe, healthful food - exists worldwide, including in the United States, in Kansas and in Manhattan. Today, one in eight people worldwide are hungry, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). At the same time, the World Health Organization reports that worldwide obesity has […]

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  • February 24, 2014

    Hartenstein receives top graduate teaching assistant honor

    Jaimee Hartenstein, doctoral student in family studies, has been honored for excellence as graduate teaching assistant. The Graduate Student Council Teaching Excellence Award for the 2013-2014 academic year comes from K-State’s Graduate Student Council. The other winner is Kyleen Kelly, master's student in geography, Olathe. The award recognizes graduate students who excel in classroom teaching […]

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  • February 21, 2014

    Costa Rican professor to make food and culture presentation Feb. 26

    Paola Paez, professor of nutrition at the University of Costa Rica, will visit Kansas State University to share her knowledge on Costa Rican culture, cuisine, nutrition and food safety. "Food and Culture: A Taste of Costa Rica" will be presented by the College of Human Ecology from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in […]

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  • February 20, 2014

    Friends of K-State Libraries to feature 'Teatime to Tailgates' tasting

    Jane Marshall will present "Tasting History, Tasting Memories" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. This interactive program will take you on a journey of the senses as Marshall presents 150 years of food in Kansas and at Kansas State University. Wine and beer will be served alongside delicious samples from […]

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