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  • May 1, 2013

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    John Buckwalter named dean of the College of Human Ecology

    John Buckwalter will become the next dean of the College of Human Ecology on July 1. He will succeed Virginia Moxley, who is going on phased retirement after having served as dean since 2006. Currently Buckwalter is the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Health Professions and Education at the […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Professors develop new resources for traumatic brain injury survivors, families

    Working with traumatic brain injury survivors, families and caregivers as well as current public information and research, two professors in family studies and human services have developed a new resource guide called “TBIoptions.” Deb Sellers, associate professor and extension specialist on adult development and aging, and Jane Mertz Garcia, professor and speech language pathologist, teamed […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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  • April 1, 2013

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    Music therapist, filmmaker headline Center on Aging workshop on Personhood and Dementia

    A music therapist and an award-winning filmmaker will speak at the workshop Personhood and Dementia on Tuesday, April 23, at the Holiday Inn in Manhattan. The workshop, presented by the Center on Aging in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, targets caregivers and will focus on learning to interact with persons with […]

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  • March 29, 2013

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    Physiological Society names Musch educator of the year

    Timothy Musch, professor of kinesiology and anatomy and physiology, has been named 2013 Arthur C. Guyton Physiology Educator of the Year by the American Physiological Society. The national honor recognizes Musch for making a significant impact on the students he teaches, on his institution, and an enduring and significant impact on physiology education on the […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • February 6, 2013

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    Gayle Doll named gerontology fellow

    Gayle Doll, assistant professor and director of the Center on Aging at Kansas State University, has been selected as a fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The honor recognized outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatric education. The criteria are stringent, according to Janet C. Frank, president of the organization which is the […]

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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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  • October 10, 2012

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    Introducing Center on Aging's Geri the Gerontologist

    Meet Flat Geri, newest staffer at the Center on Aging Like his distant cousin Flat Stanley, Flat Geri gets around. Unlike his distant cousin, he has a job. He’s a gerontologist and works full time promoting the Center on Aging and encouraging students to think about aging issues. Flat Geri worked out at the Senior […]

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  • October 9, 2012

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    Doll, Kaup use Stowe Award to affect person-centered care policies in nursing homes

    Gayle Doll and Migette Kaup are recipients of the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Award for 2012. Their project is Evaluating Pay-for-Performance and Person-Centered Care Policy. Doll is director of the Center on Aging and an assistant professor. Kaup, an associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, specializes in […]

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