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  • April 15, 2013

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    Travel and Dining Auction time: Bid high, bid often on April 26

    Those attending the 17th annual Travel and Dining Auction will munch on nachos and desserts as they bid on the exotic and the practical…all to benefit students in hospitality management and dietetics. The auction, planned and executed by students, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Manhattan’s Conference Center adjacent to the Hilton […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Amber Howells to receive Bedford award

    Amber Howells has been selected to receive the 2013 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with 10 years clinical experience in acute and long-term care, Howells is director of the coordinated program in dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. She teaches clinical dietetics […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Partnership between state, HMD benefits child nutrition programs

    This is a feature about one of two Excellence in Engagement winners. Established in 2011 by the office of the provost, the university's Excellence in Engagement awards are given to highlight excellence in engaged scholarship — via research, teaching and/or outreach. These awards recognize K-State Research and Extension and campus faculty initiatives that demonstrate innovative […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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  • April 9, 2013

    Johannes' youth development students in Great Plains-IDEA present in England

    In March, Elaine Johannes,  who has received the Faculty Excellence Award at the annual meeting of Great Plains-IDEA recently, led the first international study-abroad course offered within the Great Plains-IDEA Youth Development program for distance students. Students presented at the international History of Youth and Community Work conference in Leeds, England. The presentation was Perspectives […]

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  • April 4, 2013

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    Barbara Anderson named ATID department head

    Barbara Anderson, an authority on historic preservation and sustainability, has been named head of the department of apparel, textiles and interior design at Kansas State University. Anderson was selected after a nationwide search. She has served as interim head of the department for three years. An associate professor, Anderson has a Bachelor of Architecture from […]

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  • April 1, 2013

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    Music therapist, filmmaker headline Center on Aging workshop on Personhood and Dementia

    A music therapist and an award-winning filmmaker will speak at the workshop Personhood and Dementia on Tuesday, April 23, at the Holiday Inn in Manhattan. The workshop, presented by the Center on Aging in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, targets caregivers and will focus on learning to interact with persons with […]

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  • April 1, 2013

    Foodservice sustainability leader to give Shugart lecture April 25

    Mary B. Gregoire, PhD, RD, FADA, will present the 39th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. Her topic will be Sustainability: Leading Change and Opportunity. The lecture is free and open to the public. She is director of Food and Nutrition Services […]

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  • March 29, 2013

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    Moxley receives distinguished service award from Kansas FCS

    Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of Human Ecology, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Kansas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The award recognizes superior achievements in family and consumer sciences, outstanding contributions to the profession, and sustained association leadership in the state of Kansas. “Dr. Moxley is an articulate spokesperson for […]

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  • March 28, 2013

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    ATID symposium to focus on Business of Design

    A conversation on the Kansas State University campus about "The Business of Design," featuring two leaders in the field, will kick off the student symposium sponsored by the College of Human Ecology's department of apparel, textiles and interior design Friday, April 5. University alumni Jo Staffelbach Heinz, from the Dallas design firm Staffelbach, and Dave […]

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