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News Archive for Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

  • June 4, 2015

    Nutritionist looks at proposed changes to child care meal guidelines

    The guidelines for meal requirements in child care settings are being revised for the first time since 1968, something a Kansas State University nutritionist in the College of Human Ecology says is a victory for both children's nutrition and business owners. Similar to the school lunch guidelines, the Child and Adult Care Feeding Program regulates […]

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  • May 26, 2015

    More scholarships, student leadership roles announced

    College of Human Ecology students at Kansas State University have been selected for scholarships and leadership roles. Honors recently announced include: Plum receives Blue Key scholarship Anna Plum, junior in family studies and human services, has been awarded the Roy C. Langford Memorial Scholarship from the K-State chapter of Blue Key senior honorary. Dharnidharka gets […]

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  • May 18, 2015

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels

    DeYoung-Daniels receives top Global Campus teaching award, Lange named extraordinary student

    Rebecca DeYoung-Daniels was awarded the K-State Global Campus Excellence in Online Teaching Award at the recent 2015 K-State Global Campus Honors and Awards Reception. DeYoung-Daniels is an instructor in the hospitality management and dietetics department. She was praised for her ability to engage students in the subject matter while promoting critical thinking and understanding. The […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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  • May 4, 2015

    Claassen to give student commencement address before heading to med school

    Samantha Claassen, a graduating senior in nutritional sciences and dietetics, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at College of Human Ecology commencement at 4:30 p.m. May 16 in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. Claassen, the daughter of Kim and Debbie Claassen of Whitewater, Kan., has been accepted into […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Human Ecology names 17 outstanding graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 17 graduating seniors at ceremonies Friday, May 15, on the Kansas State University campus. Every semester, each academic program may name an outstanding senior based on academic achievements and contributions to the program, the university and the community. Associate dean Bronwyn Fees will present the awards at 4 […]

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  • April 18, 2015

    How to raise a healthy child

    Through research, scholarship, teaching and outreach, the faculty in the College of Human Ecology continually seek ways to nurture healthy children and families. This series of six stories, written by communications director Jane P. Marshall, explores ways to raise a healthy child who will grow into a competent, capable adult. First you make eye contact […]

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  • March 31, 2015

    Researchers part of new grant project targeting food, physical activity systems impact on child obesity prevention

    Two Kansas State University researchers are partners with Iowa State University on a more than $2.8 million grant to advance obesity prevention research. David Dzewaltowski, professor of kinesiology, and Ric Rosenkranz, associate professor of human nutrition, will provide leadership in community-based research design and evaluation of the evidence-based SWITCH program offered through school-wellness coalitions. The […]

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