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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

    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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  • November 16, 2012

    Kappa Omicron Nu taps 48 for membership

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned nearly 50 Kansas State University students membership in a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to 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 […]

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  • November 15, 2012

    Consumer tests completed; pets get leftovers

    The Sensory and Consumer Research Center at K-State Olathe recently donated nearly 8 tons of dog and cat food to local animal shelters and pet adoption agencies. The pet food was left over from a consumer study with a feed manufacturer. “We usually don't get that much; this was an unusually large test,” said Edgar […]

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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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  • 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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