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  • November 13, 2012

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    The dean on the purple Harley

    Dean Virginia Moxley became a biker for the homecoming parade through Manhattan on October 26. The college formed a “Human Ecology on the Move” section as a special salute to parade marshals Sally and Thane Baker. Sally Baker is a CHE alumnus. Joining the dean, with Dwight Smith on a purple Harley, were 9 other […]

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  • November 7, 2012

    Search begins for new Human Ecology dean

    The university has begun the search for Dean Virginia Moxley's replacement. She has announced that she will retire as dean in June 2013. Here is the posted position: Mission: The mission of the College of Human Ecology is to discover, disseminate and apply knowledge to meet basic human needs and improve the human condition. This […]

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  • November 6, 2012

    Olathe sponsors sensory, food science labs for secondary students

    More than 200 secondary students from the Blue Valley School District will participate in a first-of-its-kind program in food and sensory science at K-State Olathe in November and December. The program will tell students about careers in these areas, as well as enhance their knowledge of science and math. Students and sponsoring adults will participate […]

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  • November 6, 2012

    From 'Teatime to Tailgates': Cookbook celebrates university's 150 years of food history

    Kansas State University is marking its sesquicentennial in 2013, and one faculty member is cooking up a special way to celebrate. Jane P. Marshall, instructor of hospitality management and dietetics and communications coordinator for the College of Human Ecology, is writing "Teatime to Tailgates: 150 Years at the K-State Table." The college plans to publish […]

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  • November 5, 2012

    FSHS junior Jordan Priddle elected university ambassador

    Jordan Priddle, junior in family studies and human services, will serve as a K-State's 2013 Student Ambassador. Established by the K-State Alumni Association in 1977, the student ambassador program elects one male and one female student each year to represent the student body at events throughout the state and at university activities. The second ambassador […]

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  • November 5, 2012

    Two CHE faculty projects receive international incentive grants

    K-State’s office of international programs have chosen eight proposals to receive 2012 International Incentive Grants. Two are from Human Ecology faculty. Barbara Anderson, associate professor and department head of apparel, textiles and interior design, was awarded $3,000 for "Collaborating with Hankyong National University (Anesong, South Korea) and establishing connections with natural dyes experts in South […]

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  • November 1, 2012

    HMD assessment programs earn top university recognition

    Two of the eight programs recognized recently by the office of assessment for outstanding contributions to student learning were from the College of Human Ecology. The hospitality management and dietetics department revised the original student learning outcomes through the implementation of global assessment measures for the program's revised eight outcomes. Kevin Roberts, assistant professor of […]

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  • October 23, 2012

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    ID student to attend world's largest green building conference on scholarship

    Abbey Pomeroy will pull off her riding boots in November to travel to San Francisco. She has received a scholarship to represent the Central Plains Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council. Pomeroy is a junior in interior design. "We are […]

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  • October 18, 2012

    Provost names search committee for Human Ecology dean

    April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee for the national search to find the next dean of human ecology. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, will chair the search committee. Mason will deliver the charge to the group this week, outlining her expectations and the search process timeline. […]

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  • October 10, 2012

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    Marla Day to tell stories antique garments reveal

    Clothing talks. At least it does to Marla Day, curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum. She will lecture on "Clues in the Calico" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The presentation is part of a series connected with the current exhibition called “Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, […]

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