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  • October 3, 2013

    Danny O'Neill

    Hospitality business lecture series to feature three entrepreneurs

    A hotel businessman, a coffee roaster and a caterer will be on the Kansas State University campus this fall to talk about their experiences as entrepreneurs in the hospitality business. Their presentations, at 4:30 p.m. in Justin Hall room 109, are part of the annual Hospitality Management Program and the Center for Advancement of Entrepreneurship […]

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  • October 2, 2013

    Markham named Big 12 Faculty Fellow

    Mindy Markham, assistant professor of family studies and human services, K-State Salina, is one of six faculty members named Big 12 Faculty Fellows for their scholarly activities in teaching, research and service. The Big 12 Faculty Fellowship program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to other Big 12 institutions to participate in cross mentoring among […]

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  • October 1, 2013

    Final birthday hurrah: Honoring the past, forging the future

    The College of Human Ecology raises a final salute to Kansas State University's 150th birthday with a weekend filled with the past and the future. Events planned for Thursday, Oct. 24: Jane P. Marshall will give the 14th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media based on her new book “Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years […]

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  • September 27, 2013

    Lindshield helps lead alternative textbook initiative

    Funding has been distributed to 11 Kansas State University faculty to develop textbooks for nine classes through the open and alternative textbook initiative. Many of the new textbooks were developed over the summer and are being used now; others will start in spring 2014. Brian Lindshield, assistant professor in the department of human nutrition, was […]

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  • September 25, 2013

    Dwinton, Jonathan J.

    Human Ecology honors outstanding alumni, 'friend of college'

    A young dietitian who works with overweight children, a leading national advocate for quality child care and a marriage and family therapist who created a new business model are among the Kansas State University alumni to be honored Oct. 25 by the College of Human Ecology. The seven honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions […]

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  • September 13, 2013

    Wiles' research points to importance of reading with children

    Research has found that reading with young children and engaging them can make a positive impact on the child’s future and their family. Bradford Wiles, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology and extension specialist in early childhood development, has focused his research around building resilience in vulnerable families. His current research is focused […]

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  • September 11, 2013

    Personal Financial Planning team advances to national competition

    Once again, the student team from the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University advances to the national Financial Planning Challenge in Orlando, Fla., in October. Sam Honey, Rashelle West and Jamie Engelken (right) were selected because of a financial plan they submitted to the Financial Planning Association which, along with the Certified Financial […]

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  • September 9, 2013

    It was all happening at the fair

    Despite record-breaking heat, hundreds of state fair goers signed the College of Human Ecology Birthday Banner at K-State Day on Sunday, September 8. Becca Dale, left, adviser with  Hospitality Management and Dietetics, and Neely Michaelis and Katie Lierz, early childhood education majors, were three of the  faculty and student volunteers at the college display. Among […]

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  • August 28, 2013

    fees 280 deep

    Fees, Musch named interim associate deans

    Bronwyn Fees and Tim Musch have been named interim associate deans in the College of Human Ecology, Dean John Buckwalter announced today. Fees: Academic Affairs Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will be interim associate dean for academic affairs. She will coordinate efforts related to graduation, student success, retention […]

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  • August 22, 2013

    Well-being not priority for workaholics, doctoral student researcher says

    Working overtime may cost you your health, according to Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in the College of Human Ecology's personal financial planning and conflict resolution programs. Asebedo, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues -- Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services […]

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