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  • May 6, 2013

    FSHS doctoral student awarded Rotary scholarship

    Patricia Barros A. Gomes has been awarded a $500 International Graduate Student Scholarship from the Konza and Manhattan Rotary clubs. This annual scholarship is awarded to graduate students based on academic achievement, the benefit of graduate training to their country and financial need. She is a doctoral student in family studies and human services with […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    Dr. Kevin Roberts

    Kevin Roberts receives 2013 Presidential Award for teaching

    Kevin Roberts, assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics, received the 2013 Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at Kansas State University. Roberts is constantly looking for ways to expand learning opportunities for undergraduates. He teaches undergraduate courses each semester and strives to relate course material to real-life experiences. He is director of the […]

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  • May 6, 2013

    Margaret Weller

    Margaret Weller chosen as student commencement speaker

    Margaret Weller will represent her class as student speaker at commencement ceremonies for the College of Human Ecology at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus. Weller is the college’s Outstanding Senior in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is president of Mortar Board Senior Honor Society; under her […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 30, 2013

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer honored with Commerce Bank teaching award

    Kevin Sauer is one of four Kansas State University faculty members being recognized for exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Sauer is an assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. Other recipients are Debra Andres, instructor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education; […]

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  • April 19, 2013

    Sensory Analysis Center leads beef flavor training

    The Sensory Analysis Center has received a $35,000 grant to train researchers from industry and academia on sensory evaluation of beef flavors. The center is lead partner in the training, funded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The first session will be May 13-15 at K-State Olathe. Trainers will use a standardized beef flavor lexicon […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Robb tapped for major award from consumer interests council

    Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning, received the Mid-Career Award from the American Council on Consumer Interests at the research organization’s annual conference last week  in Portland, Ore. He also was elected to the position of president-elect for the organization. The Mid-Career Award recognizes excellence in research, education and/or policy. It also reflects […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Professors develop new resources for traumatic brain injury survivors, families

    Working with traumatic brain injury survivors, families and caregivers as well as current public information and research, two professors in family studies and human services have developed a new resource guide called “TBIoptions.” Deb Sellers, associate professor and extension specialist on adult development and aging, and Jane Mertz Garcia, professor and speech language pathologist, teamed […]

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  • April 16, 2013

    Taylor named classified employee of the year

    Kansas State University's Becky Wolfe Taylor has been named Classified Employee of the Year in the College of Human Ecology. Taylor is office manager at Campus Creek Complex which houses the Speech and Hearing Center and the Family Center. Both are in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Her work involves client services, […]

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  • April 16, 2013

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    Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

    Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall. The awardees are: David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award Professor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research […]

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