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  • April 17, 2012

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    Panel, reading to explore Art of War

    (The Collegian covered the event. Read story here.) Art of the War – a panel, exhibit and reading – will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Kansas State University’s Hale Library, Hemisphere Room (501). John Musgrave will read from his book “Notes to the Man Who Shot Me: Vietnam War Poems" […]

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  • April 2, 2012

    Deb Canter receives Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award

    Deb Canter, professor in hospitality management and dietetics, has been presented the $5,000 Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award, given to a faculty member involved in dietetics and food service management who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Canter plans to use the funds to identify role models in any area of dietetics management and leadership, […]

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  • March 29, 2012

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    New food, new auction items, new venue for annual student fundraiser

    The annual Travel and Dining Auction has outgrown another venue. The 16th annual event, to be Friday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., moves to the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center in Manhattan. The first auctions were in Hoffman Lounge. Then it expanded into a tent in Justin Hall’s front yard, then to the […]

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  • March 27, 2012

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    Ashley Meek wins second in national alpaca design competition

    Ashley Meek, a junior in apparel and textiles, won second place in the national alpaca design competition for students. Meek received a $750 scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to Nashville, Ten., for events that included tours of alpaca farms and an alpaca fiber mill. The Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association sponsored the competition. Her […]

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  • March 27, 2012

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    Students published in 'Filling the Larder' book

    Filling the Larder, Feeding our Families features the work of several students who took Food Writing and Development of American Cuisine classes in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. The book was developed with a grant from the Center for Engagement and Community Development to Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, director of the Chapman Center for Rural […]

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  • March 26, 2012

    50 students tapped for Kappa Omicron Nu honor society

    Fifty students have been selected for membership into K-State’s Kappa Omicron Nu, the human ecology honor society. They are undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise of future achievement. Undergraduate students must have completed 45 semester hours and have a minimum grade point average of at least […]

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  • March 12, 2012

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    Gayle Doll writes book about sexual expression in nursing homes

    The professor stood in front of the unconventional class at a retirement community and asked: “What would you have done differently if you had known you might live to be 150 years old instead of the 80 years of life expectancy typical for Americans?” A hand shot up in the front row and an 85-year-old […]

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  • March 6, 2012

    Grad students to present research Thursday

    Students from Human Ecology will present poster abstracts at the 17th annual K-State Research Forum Thursday, March 8, on topics ranging from heirloom techniques using local natural dyes to rural community youth. The event at the K-State Student Union is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council. Graduate students, their presentation topics and departments are: • […]

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  • March 6, 2012

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    Shugart lecturer to look at future trends in onsite food service industry

    What does the future hold for the school cafeteria, college food services, the executive dining room and other segments of the noncommercial food service industry? That topic will be explored by John Lawn, editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Food Management magazine, at the 38th Grace M. Shugart Lecture. Lawn will present "The Future of Noncommercial […]

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  • February 29, 2012

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    AT grad student fiber art exhibit opens March 5 in Union

    Naturally Refined: Sustainable Fiber Art Exhibit by Lushan Sarina Sun opens Monday, March 5, in the Kemper Art Gallery, first floor of the Student Union. The exhibit, which continues through March 23, features Sun’s Master of Science design research project in apparel and textiles. The exhibit is inspired by Chinese embroidery, Shibori, and natural dye […]

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