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  • June 6, 2008

    Shawnee county 4-H family earns state honor

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - A Shawnee County, Kan., family - Dan and Charlene Patton and their daughters Jana, Krista, Megan and Lori - has been selected as the Kansas 4-H Family of the Year. The award is given annually by the Kansas 4-H Foundation and was presented at the Emerald Circle Banquet June 5 in Manhattan, […]

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  • May 15, 2008

    K-State offering athletic training camp for high school students

    MANHATTAN -- High school students have the opportunity to learn about taping, rehydration, stretching and other sports medicine topics at Athletic Training Student Camp, June 21-23, at Kansas State University. Sponsored by K-State's department of human nutrition in the College of Human Ecology, the camp will offer experience in athletic training skills at the collegiate […]

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  • April 4, 2008

    K-State designates three new University Distinguished Professors

    MANHATTAN -- Three Kansas State University professors have been selected as the university's newest university distinguished professors, a lifetime title that represents the highest honor K-State can bestow on its faculty. The 2008 university distinguished professors are Edgar Chambers IV, director of the Sensory Analysis Center and professor of sensory analysis and consumer behavior; T.G. […]

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  • March 28, 2008

    Head of K-State's department of Human Nutrition to review National Institutes of Health grants

    MANHATTAN -- Denis M. Medeiros, professor and head of Kansas State University's department of human nutrition, has been appointed to a prestigious and powerful grant reviewing section of the National Institutes of Health. Medeiros' selection to the Integrative Nutrition and Metabolic Processes Study Section means he will review grant proposals in human nutrition for potential […]

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  • March 19, 2008

    K-State undergraduates receive scholarships for cancer research

    MANHATTAN -- Nearly 50 undergraduate students at Kansas State University are earning cancer research awards through K-State's Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research. The cancer research award program provides $1,000 stipends for up to 50 students per year. Their faculty mentors receive $1,000 for research expenses. Students applied for the awards in the […]

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  • March 13, 2008

    K-State's Denis Medeiros co-author of new textbook on nutrition that comes with special extras

    MANHATTAN -- A new 744-page nutrition textbook, co-authored by Denis Medeiros who leads the department of human nutrition in Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology, has more bells and whistles than a calliope. * Call up the companion Web site and hear Medeiros or co-author Susan Hewlings of Stetson University, DeLand, Fla., further explain […]

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  • February 15, 2008

    Four K-State students nominated for 2008 Goldwater Scholarship

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University students Michelle Higgins, Manhattan, William Carlson, Overland Park, Samuel Fahrenholtz, Tribune,and Scott McCall, Parker, Colo., are the university's nominees for the 2008 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater scholarship competition is for students who major in science, mathematics or engineering and plan a career in research. The scholarship provides up […]

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  • February 7, 2008

    K-State faculty members earn promotion, tenure

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University is promoting 28 faculty members to the rank of full professor and 43 faculty members to the rank of associate professor with tenure. In addition, four faculty have been granted tenure. The promotions in rank and the granting of tenure have been approved by Jon Wefald, K-State president. They go […]

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  • February 7, 2008

    K-State Sensory Analysis experts helping to set up first trained sensory panel at a Thailand university

    MANHATTAN -- With the help of Kansas State University experts Edgar Chambers IV and Delores Chambers, a university in Thailand is establishing that country's first sensory and consumer research center. "In the past few years we have helped them form the Thailand Sensory Network, an organization for sensory professionals in Thailand. Now, we are helping […]

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  • December 3, 2007

    Researchers at K-State examining food safety education for older adults

    MANHATTAN -- Researchers in Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology have been awarded a $599,000 grant to develop educational programs in food safety targeting vulnerable older adults. The U. S. Department of Agriculture will fund the three-year grant through the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. Principal investigators are Valentina Remig, assistant professor […]

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