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  • April 16, 2019

    David C. Poole to serve as university's 2019-2020 top teaching scholar

    MANHATTAN — An internationally prominent and honored scholar and researcher will serve as Kansas State University's 2019-2020 Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars. David C. Poole, university distinguished professor in kinesiology and in anatomy and physiology, has been appointed to the chair, which was created in 1995 to highlight the university's commitment to excellence […]

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  • April 10, 2019

    Graduate student wins regional Three Minute Thesis competition

    MANHATTAN — Chris Omni, Kansas State University master’s student in public health, Topeka, is the winner of the 2019 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools' Three Minute Thesis competition. Omni is the first Kansas State University student to win the regional competition.  Omni received a $750 award for her presentation "Black Butterflyz: Making Black Women's Health a Capital Concern." Omni’s […]

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  • April 8, 2019

    Athletic Training faculty and students recognized at regional conference

    The Mid America Athletic Trainers’ Association, MAATA, held their annual honors and awards banquet on Friday, March 29 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jeffery Williams and Lauren Pacinelli, both graduate students in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, received Research and Education grants from the association. Williams was awarded for his study “Effects of Aerobic Exercise and Peristaltic […]

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  • April 3, 2019

    Steven Copp recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

    Steven Copp, assistant professor in kinesiology, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award. "Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation are proud to continue our tradition of partnering with K-State to honor four exceptional educators," said Shawn Drew, market president and CEO of […]

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  • March 28, 2019

    Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series Presents: Turnip the Beet: Our Journey from Farm to School

    The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health invites you to the 45th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 10 at 4 p.m. in the Business Building Lecture Lecture Hall, Room 1088. The lecture series is a long standing tribute to Ms. Shugart's accomplishments as a leader in the dietetics profession where […]

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  • March 25, 2019

    USDA National Program Leaders to Present “Food Science and Nutrition Funding at the USDA-NIFA” April 3

    The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health will host Deirdra Chester, Jodi Williams and Melvin Carter from the USDA to present the current funding opportunities in the area of food science, food safety and nutrition. The presentation, entitled “Food Science and Nutrition Funding at the USDA-NIFA”, will be at 12:30 p.m. on April 3 […]

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  • March 21, 2019

    University recognizes excellence in teaching, advising and administration with 2019 Presidential Awards

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's 2019 Presidential Awards are recognizing five faculty members and one graduate teaching assistant for excellence in teaching, advising or administration. Each award includes a $5,000 honorarium sponsored by the university president's office and Curtin Property Company, a real estate development firm with offices in Manhattan and Kansas City. All recipients will […]

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  • March 19, 2019

    Hospitality management now accepting orders for bierocks

    The hospitality management club will sell bierocks during the upcoming All-University Open House on April 6 at Lacy's Fresh Fare and Catering, Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. Bierocks are German stuffed rolls that are very popular in Kansas and nearby states.  Pre-ordered bierocks are available and will be available for pick-up from 3:30 until 5:30 pm […]

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  • March 18, 2019

    Kaup named Fellow of the Interior Design Educators Council

    Migette Kaup, professor of interior design, was awarded the designation of Fellow of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) on March 9, 2019. IDEC is the leading association and authority on interior design education in North America.  Their purpose is to advance the interior design profession through advocacy, expansion of the body of knowledge of […]

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  • March 6, 2019

    You’re Invited- Mental Health in Healthcare: Considerations for Patients and Providers Seminar

    Join the Kansas State Athletic Training program in recognizing National Athletic Training Month at the Athletic Training Month Seminar on Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the K-State Alumni Center. This seminar will feature both a keynote speaker as well as a panel discussion. The seminar will focus on the role of mental health […]

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