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  • February 19, 2013

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    Costume, textile museum contributes to Museum of Wonder exhibition at Beach

    The special exhibition at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art showcases university artifacts gathered to celebrate Kansas State University's 150-year land-grant heritage. Fifteen of those artifacts are from the College of Human Ecology’s Historic Costume and Textile Museum, said Marla Day, senior curator in apparel textiles and interior design. Others in "The Museum of […]

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  • February 15, 2013

    Two finalists named for Human Ecology dean position

    Two finalists have been identified for the position of dean in the College of Human Ecology. They are Michael Delp, professor and chair in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and John Buckwalter, associate dean of research and graduate studies at the University of Texas-Arlington. The schedule of candidates […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • February 14, 2013

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    K-State Proud looks for donors in Justin Hall

    K-State Proud, an organization that encourages students to help their fellow students, was in Hoffman Lounge Wednesday collecting donations and giving donors t-shirts. “Creating a culture of philanthropy. That is what K-State Proud represents,” said Chris Kellenbarger, this year’s vice president for Student Campaigns for Student Foundation. The group’s goal is $135,000. “Last year we […]

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  • February 6, 2013

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    Gayle Doll named gerontology fellow

    Gayle Doll, assistant professor and director of the Center on Aging at Kansas State University, has been selected as a fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The honor recognized outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatric education. The criteria are stringent, according to Janet C. Frank, president of the organization which is the […]

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  • February 4, 2013

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    2013 Alumni Fellow: Dr. Elizabeth combines nurture, education in work with families of very sick children

    Patients’ families and colleagues call her Dr. Elizabeth. They also call her a solace, an angel, an anchor. Elizabeth Purcell-Keith, medical family therapist and crisis intervention specialist at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, supports, educates and comforts families whose children face life-threatening medical issues. She is the College of Human Ecology’s alumni fellow for […]

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  • February 4, 2013

    College researchers need participants for studies

    Do you chew gum? You can earn $40 for chewing gum and answering questions about the experience. Take this screener at http://qry.ca/WTP2F6 and see if you qualify. Participants who complete the study will earn a $40 gift card from a choice of one of four businesses. The study starts Friday, Feb. 8, and runs through […]

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  • January 30, 2013

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    Male dietitians: The 3 percent

    About 3 percent of all registered dietitians in the United States are male. But 60 percent of the fall graduating class in dietetics  in the College of Human Ecology were men. According to Deb Canter, who has been teaching dietetics at K-State for 36 years, this is probably the first time three male students have […]

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  • January 29, 2013

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    Grad student exhibit textile art this week

    Hand and Dyepot, an exhibit of original textile and apparel art designed by graduate students, opens Jan. 28. Students used natural dyes and earth pigments, a more environmentally sustainable option for coloration than traditional dye processes. The week-long exhibit explores cultural, elemental, and environmental themes using apparel design, ceramics and textile surface design. The display […]

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  • January 29, 2013

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    College celebrates Kansas Day

    Although the college is preparing for K-State's sesquicentennial celebration that kicks off Feb. 14, faculty, staff and students paused to honor the Sunflower State at a continental breakfast hosted by Dean Virginia Moxley in Hoffman Lounge on Jan. 29. Kansas became the 34th state on Jan. 29, 1861. For more information on the university's festivities, […]

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