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  • October 14, 2016

    Seay named to Financial Planning Association board of directors

    Martin Seay, assistant professor of personal financial planning and certified financial planner, will officially join the Financial Planning Association's board of directors on Jan. 1, 2017. Seay has been elected to a three-year term along with four other incoming members to round out the 14-member board. His obligations will include three annual meetings in February, June […]

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  • October 13, 2016

    Kansas State University’s Personal Financial Planning team places third at national competition

    Kansas State University's personal financial planning student team succeeds at the national level again. The team placed third overall in the Financial Planning Challenge at the 2016 Financial Planning Association national conference Sept. 14-16 in Baltimore, Maryland. Since the inception of the challenge in 2001, the university's student team has consistently made it to the finals every […]

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  • October 12, 2016

    Researchers pursue programing that embraces aging with United States Department of Agriculture grant

    Erin Yelland, assistant professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, was recently awarded a $356,257 Rural Health and Safety Education grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This grant is one of four awarded in the United States and will be used to fund the Keys […]

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  • October 11, 2016

    K-State’s marriage and family therapy program ranks sixth in the nation

    MANHATTAN — The marriage and family therapy program at Kansas State University has earned a high national recognition for its reputation among students, faculty and associates in the field. The program, which is offered through the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology, is ranked sixth in the nation […]

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  • October 10, 2016

    Kansas State University's interior design program ranks among top 10 in nation

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's interior design program continues to be one of the best in the U.S. According to the 2016-17 rankings from DesignIntelligence, the program ranks third among undergraduate interior design programs at public universities. It ranks eighth — in the top 5 percent — among all undergraduate interior design programs nationally. DesignIntelligence […]

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  • September 21, 2016

    Day and Orthel publish open access paper on student design process

    In utilizing the forward-thinking open access paper concept, two interior design faculty have published a detailed paper about the role process plays in how students learn to design. The paper, "Process beyond drawing: a case study exploring ideation for teaching design," is available online with Sage Publications. Julia Day and Bryan Orthel, both assistant professors […]

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  • September 20, 2016

    Kinesiology doctoral student earns 2016 University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awards

    By Kelsey Peterson MANHATTAN — Outstanding achievements in their academic work and scholarship has earned three Kansas State University doctoral students awards from the university's highest-ranking professors. The winners of the University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awardswill be recognized a ceremony Sept. 20. Recipients are Stephanie Kurti, doctoral student in kinesiology, Naperville, Illinois, who receives $5,000; and […]

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  • September 20, 2016

    K-State faculty member hosts webinar about safe food handling

    In researching consumer purchasing, handling, storing and cooking of poultry and raw eggs, Edgar Chamber IV and Sandria Godwin have found that if consumers focus on two preventative measures, they will keep themselves much safer. Chambers, a university distinguished professor in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department at K-State and Godwin, professor in the […]

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  • September 19, 2016

    Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs graduates 200th participant

    The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs hosted the 200th child nutrition professional at its Serving up Science: The Path to Safe Food in Schools program in early August. The program is represented by alumni in 48 states: 127 professionals from school districts, 67 professionals from child nutrition state agencies and […]

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  • September 15, 2016

    Roberts and Malek elected to international association for hospitality educators

    Two hospitality management faculty were nominated and elected to the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education's Central Federation board at the council's 2016 annual conference. Kevin Roberts, associate professor and interim department head of hospitality management, was elected the director of education and Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, was elected director […]

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