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  • March 25, 2013

    Athletic training students earn slots on state honor rolls

    Four athletic training students from Kansas State University have been named to the Kansas Athletic Training Society’s All Academic Honors for outstanding academic achievement. They are Breanna Hamilton,  Hilary Heinrichs, Braden Hynek and Ethan Koochel. Honorees must be juniors or seniors and have maintained a minimum of 3.8 GPA. The athletic training education program in […]

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  • March 18, 2013

    Kaup, Baptist on programs for free Parkinson's Education Conference in Justin Hall April 13

    A neurologist who specializes in movement disorders and two Human Ecology faculty members will be among the speakers at the 2013 Parkinson's Education Conference at Kansas State University on Saturday, April 13. The free, annual event, to be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Justin Hall, is aimed at people with Parkinson's, caregivers, family […]

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  • March 12, 2013

    Apparel marketing senior nominated for national Udall scholarship

    Jennifer Birzer, a senior in apparel marketing, has been nominated for the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship. Awarded to only 50 students each year, the national Udall Scholarship is awarded to college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care. Scholars are awarded up to $5,000. Recipients […]

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  • March 1, 2013

    Interior design team wins national competition with higher ed learning environment presentation

    A Kansas State University interior design student team won the 2012/13 Interior Design Educators Council Student Design Competition with "A Refreshing Education." Team members are Sydney Hall, Andrea Sisk  and Haoran Hu. Migette Kaup, associate professor, is the group’s adviser. The win marks the third time in five years that a student team from the […]

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  • March 1, 2013

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    'Zoobiquity' lecturers to explore link between human and animal health, healing

    What does a flamingo’s heart attack, a dolphin’s diabetes or a jaguar’s breast cancer mean for you? Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D., and Kathryn Bowers will present two free lectures about what animals can teach us about our health and the science of healing in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 13. Their book, Zoobiquity, is about listening to […]

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  • February 27, 2013

    A habit called vocal fry can stymie professional image

    The use of one vocal habit could put some college students at a disadvantage when it comes to presenting a professional image,  according to Linda Hoag, professor of communication sciences and disorders in the College of Human Ecology. Vocal fry -- also known as glottal fry or the pulse register -- is one of the […]

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  • February 26, 2013

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    Award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor to lead All-American Flavor workshop

    An award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor and chef will demonstrate preparation of crispy roast chicken, brown sugar cheesecake, salmon and ice cream cake at All-American Flavor, the 9th annual Culinary Enhancement Workshop March 7 and 8. Molly Stevens, one of the nation’s most skilled cookbook authors, will discuss classic American favorites, New Southern American specialties […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Haar promoted to full professor, four earn tenure

    Seventy-one Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 43 faculty members are earning tenure. In Human Ecology, Sherry Haar, apparel, textiles and interior design, has earned promotion to full professor. Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor are: Jared Anderson, family studies and human services; Kristy Archuleta, family studies and human […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Research links sitting time with increased risk in chronic diseases

    The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases. College of Human Ecology Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic diseases in middle-aged Australian males in a study that is published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Collaborators include University of […]

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  • February 19, 2013

    Speech, Hearing Center helps children with auditory processing disorder

    Several Human Ecology faculty members are helping children with auditory processing disorder receive better treatment. Debra Burnett, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a licensed speech-language pathologist, started the Enhancing Auditory Responses to Speech Stimuli, or EARSS, program. The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center offers the program, which uses evidence-based […]

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