News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
November 29, 2011
A K-State research group is jumping ahead to improve nutrition and physical activity among young children and prevent childhood obesity. The researchers, led by David Dzewaltowski, professor and kinesiology department head, include Bronwyn Fees, associate professor of family studies and human services, and Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition. They have developed a program […]
November 29, 2011
College of Human Ecology faculty and staff gave to the All-University Campaign in record numbers this year, out pacing any other academic unit on campus with 78 percent participation. The college was the leader last year, too, with 71 percent participation. Two departments had 100 percent participation: Hospitality Management and Dietetics, and Apparel Textiles & […]
September 30, 2011
The College of Human Ecology set a record with 2,479 students this fall compared to 2,419 students in 2010. The university also has recorded its best enrollment, according to 20th-day figures announced by the Kansas Board of Regents. A record-breaking 23,863 students are attending K-State both on and off campus, up from 23,588 last year. […]
September 23, 2011
A 1948 graduate, a textile researcher and a chef are among those who will receive College of Human Ecology awards at the Celebration of Excellence Oct. 27.
September 20, 2011
Students, administrators, professors and staff from around the campus stopped by the Alumni Center this week to wish Denis Medeiros well as he retires as associate dean and head of the department of human nutrition.
September 8, 2011
Mark Haub, associate professor, has been named interim head of the department of human nutrition.
September 6, 2011
Connie Weaver, member of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine and distinguished professor at Purdue University, will present two seminars on food science Thursday, Sept. 8, on the K-State campus.
August 26, 2011
Bill Meredith has been named associate dean of the College of Human Ecology at K-State.
August 16, 2011
Starting fall semester, the College of Human Ecology is offering a concurrent bachelor/master’s degree program in hospitality management and in human nutrition. Master’s degree options will be thesis, report or coursework in both programs.
July 13, 2011
Eight community college students are spending eight weeks this summer at K-State to begin careers as biomedical researchers working under the direction of faculty researchers.