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  • October 24, 2014

    Poole, Musch research indicates beetroot beneficial to athletes, heart failure patients

    Football teams are claiming it improves their athletic performance, and according to research from Kansas State University, it also benefits heart failure patients. The special ingredient: beetroot. Recently, the Auburn University football team revealed its pregame ritual of taking beetroot concentrate, or beet juice, before each game. The juice may have contributed to the team's […]

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  • October 10, 2014

    Emily Mailey

    Mailey's research finds dads - not just moms - deal with guilt, time issues over exercise

    Some fathers are exercising their emotions as much as mothers when balancing fitness and family, according to Emily Mailey, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology. She researched working parents' struggles in establishing an exercise program in the study "Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers," published in BioMed […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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  • September 2, 2014

    Katie Heinrich

    Heinrich earns NIH grant to investigate high-intensity functional training in Army personnel

    Katie Heinrich, assistant professor of kinesiology, has been awarded an investigator-initiated grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for more than $2.52 million. The purpose of the study is to test the effects of high-intensity functional training compared to usual Army physical readiness training on changes […]

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  • September 1, 2014

    Fair time: come visit Human Ecology at K-State Day Sept. 7

    Purple pride will be on full display at the 2014 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson on K-State Day, Sunday, Sept. 7. Kansas State University will be recognized as the fair's official sponsor for the day. The College of Human Ecology will take part in special outdoor exhibits near the stage by Lake Talbott and be […]

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  • August 15, 2014

    Angela Glean

    Glean receives national undergraduate research fellowship

    Angela Glean, a senior in kinesiology, was a 2014 STRIDE undergraduate research fellow with the American Physiological Society this summer. The program (Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research) pairs a student with a member of the society. Glean worked with David Poole and Tim Musch, professors of exercise physiology and co-directors […]

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  • August 5, 2014

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    Pamela Erickson to lead professional mentoring initiative

    Pamela S. Erickson will join the College of Human Ecology Aug. 18 as director of a mentoring initiative that will pair students with professionals to help students build successful careers. Erickson currently is director of academic advising at Washburn University, Topeka, where she also teaches a required orientation class for freshmen. “Pamela brings experience to […]

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  • July 1, 2014

    Virginia Moxley receives national distinguished service award

    Virginia Moxley, dean and professor emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Saturday at ceremonies in St. Louis. She was recognized as “a visionary servant leader” who “influenced and inspired thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni […]

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  • May 15, 2014

    Students selected for honorary society, boards

    Junior Honorary selects four Four students from the College of Human Ecology have been selected for membership in Chimes Junior Honorary. They are Emma Bassette, nutrition and kinesiology; Abby Hill, communication sciences and disorders; Abby Meyer, nutritional sciences; and Cody Derby, athletic training. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to […]

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  • May 13, 2014

    College names 18 outstanding graduating seniors

    Eighteen students have been named outstanding graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for their academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, in All Faiths Chapel on the […]

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