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  • August 29, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes faculty award winners at annual Fall Forum

    The College of Health and Human Sciences presented three faculty members with college-level awards at their annual Fall Forum on August 19. This year the college presented three awards. Dawley-Scholer Award The Dawley-Scholer Award recognizes and rewards outstanding achievement in the area of student development resulting in the personal, professional, educational growing of one or […]

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  • July 25, 2019

    Heinrich named American Academy of Health Behavior Fellow

    Katie Heinrich, associate professor in kinesiology, has been accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Health Behavior. The status of Fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior is conferred as an indication of distinction and is based on merit. The American Academy of Health Behavior, AAHB, accepted Heinrich as she distinguished herself […]

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  • May 6, 2019

    Goff receives university award for undergraduate mentoring in research

    Briana Nelson Goff, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been awarded the 2019 University Distinguished Faculty Award for the Mentoring of Undergraduate Students in Research, which recognizes outstanding individual contributions to the development of undergraduates in research projects at Kansas State University. The award is given to a faculty member […]

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  • November 9, 2018

    Kinesiology faculty present at annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association conference

    Six kinesiology faculty members recently teamed up with Kansas Physical Therapists to present at the annual Kansas Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) conference in October, helping provide science-based research to clinical application for Kansas physical therapists. Craig Harms, David Poole, Carl Ade, Steven Copp, Tom Barstow and Brad Behnke all presented alongside physical therapists in areas […]

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  • August 24, 2018

    College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

    The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August. This year’s award winners are: • Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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  • April 24, 2018

    Interior Design professor presents at annual healthcare conference

    Migette Kaup, professor of interior design and gerontology, was recently invited to speak at the 2018 NICHE Conference. Topics at the conference include: wellness, mental health, diversity and culture, technology and accessibility as they relate to the care of older adults. Kaup was invited as a Plenary Speaker and presented “A Changing Landscape in Long-term […]

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  • February 8, 2018

    Musch elected to APS National Council

    Tim Musch, professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society’s National Council for a three-year term. The American Physiological Society, or APS, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 and now has over 10,500 members. Most […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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