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  • June 29, 2020

    New military contracts to couple and family therapy researchers focus on intimate partner violence, prevention

    MANHATTAN — Two Kansas State University professors have received new U.S. military contracts totaling nearly $1.74 million for intimate partner violence prevention and intervention projects. The first contract to Sandra Stith, university distinguished professor of couple and family therapy, and her co-principal investigator, Chelsea Spencer, research assistant professor of couple and family therapy, is for […]

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  • June 25, 2020

    Jang named treasurer for central I-CHRIE board

    Jichul Jang, associate professor in hospitality management, has been named Central I-CHRIE Treasurer for a two-year term. The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and InstitutionalEducation, I-CHRIE, is a non-profit professional association that provides programs and services to continually improve the quality of global education, research, service and business operations in the hospitality and tourism industry. […]

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  • June 24, 2020

    Kevin Roberts to lead hospitality management department as interim department head

    Kevin Roberts has been named interim department head for the Department of Hospitality Management, College of Health and Human Sciences. This will be Roberts’ second time serving as the department’s interim head. “I want to thank Dr. Roberts for his willingness to serve both the college and the department as the interim department head of […]

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  • June 23, 2020

    Heinrich named president-elect for American Academy of Health Behavior

    Katie Heinrich, professor in kinesiology, has been named president-elect for the American Academy of Health Behavior. The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public's health. She will serve as the 21st president […]

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  • June 16, 2020

    Kim Hiller awarded inaugural Weigand Professorship

    Kim Hiller, professor in fashion studies, has been awarded the Weigand (Barbara) Professorship in Apparel and Textiles. She is the first recipient of the professorship. “Dr. Hiller is an outstanding researcher and teacher,” said Barbara Anderson, department chair. “She has been a pioneer in her discipline in both research and teaching. Dr. Hiller was among […]

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  • June 12, 2020

    Sauer assumes president-elect role for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    On June 1, Kevin Sauer assumed the role of president-elect for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. He will serve as the 96th President in 2021-2022 and is the third faculty member from K-State to serve in this prestigious role.  The most recent person to serve in this […]

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  • June 9, 2020


    Hospitality management student awarded scholarship from national association

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University hospitality management student Maggie Aylward, a junior from Solomon, has received Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship from the National Association of College and University Food Services to continue her goal of becoming an event planner. The scholarship was established by the Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship Trust to honor Clark E. DeHaven, the national association's first executive […]

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  • June 5, 2020

    Kidd appointed department head for food, nutrition, dietetics and health

    The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, College of Health and Human Sciences, will enter the 2020-2021 academic year with a new department head. After conducting a national search, Dean John Buckwalter has announced Tandalayo Kidd, professor and extension specialist, as the new department head. “Dr. Kidd brings a wealth of experience in nutrition, […]

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  • June 4, 2020

    Seay charged to lead personal financial planning department

    After a national search, Dean John Buckwalter has appointed Martin Seay, current K-State associate professor of personal financial planning, as the inaugural department head for the newly created Department of Personal Financial Planning. “As the founding department head of the Department of Personal Financial Planning, Dr. Seay has the unique opportunity to set the foundation […]

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  • May 29, 2020

    New multi-cultural scholarship available for students in food, nutrition, dietetics and health department

    The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health (FNDH) in the College of Health and Human Sciences is excited to announce a unique scholarship opportunity for incoming 2020 freshmen desiring a nutrition and health related degree from K-State. The goal is to provide a comprehensive education for FNDH students that incorporates both service learning and […]

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