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  • May 7, 2013

    Dean Moxley to be honored at retirement reception Thursday

    Virginia Moxley is a fifth-generation Kansan with three degrees from Kansas State University and a fierce dedication to the people-centered, science-based mission of human ecology. She retires as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years. A reception in her honor will be in Hoffman […]

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  • May 1, 2013

    John Buckwalter

    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 19, 2013

    Sensory Analysis Center leads beef flavor training

    The Sensory Analysis Center has received a $35,000 grant to train researchers from industry and academia on sensory evaluation of beef flavors. The center is lead partner in the training, funded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The first session will be May 13-15 at K-State Olathe. Trainers will use a standardized beef flavor lexicon […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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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 1, 2013

    zoobiquity

    '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 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 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 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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