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  • December 11, 2013

    12 seniors earn academic honors

    Seniors receiving academic honors will be recognized at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Awarded summa cum laude honor cords are Anna Cooper, dietetics; Siera Lungren, family studies and human services; Kathryn Gayle Minnix, early childhood education; […]

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  • December 10, 2013

    Rutherford Sanford

    Sanford to be student commencement speaker

    Rutherford N. Sanford IV was selected as the student commencement speaker at the College of Human Ecology graduation ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bramlage Coliseum. Sanford will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in hotel and restaurant management. He was an intern at Walt Disney World Resorts Animal Kingdom Lodge in […]

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  • December 9, 2013

    Cathy Lacy to give commencement address

    Cathy Lacy, a 1979 graduate in dietetics and institutional management, will be the 2013 fall commencement speaker for the College of Human Ecology at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bramlage Coliseum. A registered dietitian, Lacy served as director of health promotion and wellness programs for Iowa Lutheran Hospital, a hospital clinical dietitian, director of […]

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  • December 6, 2013

    Kinesiology senior receives cancer research award

    Benton McGivern, senior in kinesiology, has received a Johnson Cancer Research Center’s undergraduate Cancer Research Award. The program promotes early participation in laboratory research, encouraging students to consider careers in cancer research and medicine while they're still deciding what academic and professional paths to take. "We are enlisting a new generation of cancer researchers and […]

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  • December 5, 2013

    The best gifts for children ignite imagination, Anna Nippert says

    When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination in their children than simply buying what is on their list. "Preschoolers are in the midst of developing their imagination. They love experimentation and using their creativity," Nippert said. She suggests […]

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  • December 4, 2013

    Eating it up: New class to explore the history of food in America

    Food has a history, and we have a history with food. A new Kansas State University class sheds light on where our nation’s food comes from, our own individual food heritage and why we choose to eat what we eat. History of Food in America (HIST 533 or HMD 499) is offered this spring through […]

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  • December 2, 2013

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    ATID researcher uses 3-D body scanner to build a better sports bra

    One of the most important articles of clothing in women's wardrobes and its contents are receiving a Kansas State University researcher's undivided attention. Minyoung Suh, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a better supportive sports bra. "Even though two bras may be the same […]

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  • December 2, 2013

    Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology

    Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]

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  • November 25, 2013

    ATID master's student Erin Monfort-Nelson constructed the spacesuit used by researchers in kinesiology and engineering.

    ATID, kinesiology join K-State team to improve spacesuits

    Kansas State University researchers – including professors and students from kinesiology and from apparel, textiles and interior design - are improving astronauts' outerwear for outer space. The collaborative team envisions a future spacesuit that could monitor astronauts' health and use body heat to power electronics. By working with a model spacesuit, the engineers are exploring […]

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  • November 22, 2013

    College hits all-time high in All-University Campaign participation

    The College of Human Ecology's participation in the All-University Campaign reached an all-time high this year with 89 percent of the college's employees contributing to the campaign. As a whole, 42 percent of Kansas State University faculty and staff participated this year. Among the eight colleges, Human Ecology ranked second, only one percentage point behind […]

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