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  • January 28, 2013

    Kinesiology offers water aerobics

    The Department of Kinesiology is offering a seven-week class on water aerobics starting Jan. 28 in the Natatorium. The class is part of the Lifestyle Improvement through Fitness Enhancement (L.I.F.E.) program. Sessions, which end March 15, are 7:30-8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $52.50 for three sessions […]

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  • January 25, 2013

    Moxley to address Women Managing the Farm conference

    Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of Human Ecology, will speak on “Balancing it All” at the Women Managing the Farm Conference Feb. 7-8 in Manhattan. She will address achieving balance in a life that includes work, family and community as well as making time to nurture oneself. Also speaking at the Hilton Garden Inn […]

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  • January 23, 2013

    Moxley ACHE award

    Distance education group honors Moxley

    Dean Virginia Moxley has received the 2012 Special Recognition Award from the Association of Continuing Higher Education. Because she was unable to attend the group’s annual conference in November, David Stewart, associate dean of the Division of Continuing Education, with Sue Maes, dean, presented the award at the college’s Spring Forum on Jan. 15 in […]

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  • January 23, 2013

    HE faculty members receive Academic Excellence funding

    President Kirk Schulz and Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason have named recipients of the latest round of Academic Excellence awards. These awards support proposals that advance the university toward the goals of K-State 2025 and its aspiration to be recognized as a Top 50 public research institution. Those in Human Ecology receiving funds […]

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  • January 14, 2013

    University researchers have year's worth of intriguing studies

    At K-State, 2012 was a productive year full of research and discoveries. For the 2011-2012 fiscal year ending June 30, researchers were awarded 910 grants, totaling more than $137.4 million in funding -- the second highest funding level ever received at the university. The funding supported studies that ranged from improving animal health to increasing […]

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  • January 14, 2013

    Kinesiology moves to College of Human Ecology

    The department of kinesiology is now part of the College of Human Ecology, an alignment that will strengthen Kansas State University's quest to be a Top 50 public research institution by 2025. "The move of kinesiology into the College of Human Ecology makes sense academically and scientifically," said Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of […]

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  • December 12, 2012

    Phi Kappa Phi initiates 19 Human Ecology students

    Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, has initiated 150 new members from K-State. Those in the College of Human Ecology are:  Kelly Buckley, master's student in early childhood education; Sara Gasser, junior in interior design; Lexi Peterson, junior in communication sciences and disorders; Kelli Voelker, junior in family […]

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  • December 12, 2012

    Don't rain on the Santa Claus parade

    When it comes to Santa Claus, Jared Durtschi, assistant professor in marriage and family therapy, a says let children believe in the jolly old elf as long as they want. There is no particular age when a child should stop believing in Santa, and that children will often come to realize the truth gradually as […]

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  • December 12, 2012

    Three faculty awarded academic excellence funds

    Provost April Mason has announced awards from the academic excellence fund from the offices of the president and provost. Twenty-six – including three from the College of Human Ecology - of the 61 submitted proposals received funding. They are: Barbara Anderson, apparel, textiles and interior design, to purchase instructional equipment; Briana Nelson Goff, Institute for […]

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  • December 7, 2012

    Colleges announces Fall 2012 Outstanding Seniors

    The College of Human Ecology has named recipients of the Outstanding Senior Awards for the fall graduating class. Here are the award winners and their programs: Carolina Holden has been named outstanding senior in apparel design. An active member of the Apparel Marketing and Design Alliance, she placed third in the K-State Project Runway competition […]

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