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  • March 27, 2014

    Four CHE students to be university peer instructors

    The Academic Assistance Center at Kansas State University has selected 18 students who will serve as peer instructors of the University Experience in the fall. The peer instructors from the College of Human Ecology are Kerri Briggs, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; Megan Bruce, senior in communication sciences and disorders and psychology; Matt Castinado, […]

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  • March 27, 2014

    New scholarship available for online nutrition students

    The new Human Nutrition Scholarship for Distance Education Students, offered through the College of Human Ecology, provides a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student studying in the online human nutrition program. The scholarship will be available for summer, fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for summer and fall semester scholarships is April 1. In […]

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  • March 26, 2014

    Spring means daffodils and Open House

    Test your voice health. Munch popcorn and watch a movie. Dress up like a K-State athlete. These are among the activities planned at the College of Human Ecology during the annual All-University Open House on Saturday, April 5. Eight colleges are represented at the Manhattan campus open house, offering activities, projects, displays, food and entertainment […]

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  • March 24, 2014

    Three named to Student Foundation

    Among the 18 Kansas State University students selected to the Student Foundation are three College of Human Ecology students:  Audrey Gerber, sophomore in nutrition and health; Katie Ahern, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders; and Ellen Bodine, sophomore in communication sciences and disorders. Sponsored by the Kansas State University Foundation, the students will work with […]

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  • March 13, 2014

    Ric Rosenkranz named fellow of American College of Sports Medicine

    Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor in the Department of Human Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, has been named Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, an organization dedicated to advancing health through science, education and medicine. Rosenkranz was recognized for distinguished professional achievement in research. He joins a small cadre of existing Fellows within the […]

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  • March 11, 2014

    Haub says don't choose a diet based on trends

    A new study is causing a lot of confusion and showing that social media and science might not mix. Research published in the journal Cell Metabolism has made a lot of headlines with findings that show adults age 50-65 who ate more protein were more likely to die from cancer. That headline quickly spread across […]

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  • February 24, 2014

    Provost points to continuing efforts to prevent food insecurity

    Food insecurity – hunger and the lack of safe, healthful food - exists worldwide, including in the United States, in Kansas and in Manhattan. Today, one in eight people worldwide are hungry, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). At the same time, the World Health Organization reports that worldwide obesity has […]

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  • January 17, 2014

    MPH program flourishes at K-State

    Kansas State University is racking up the numbers in its interdisciplinary Master of Public Health program. December 2013 brought eight new graduates of the program, bringing the total graduate count for the 2013 calendar year to a record 32. The Master of Public Health program was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents in January […]

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  • January 15, 2014

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    Stand up for yourself and your health: researchers point to lower risk of chronic disease

    People who decrease sitting time and increase physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease, according to research conducted by Sara Rosenkranz and Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professors of human nutrition in the College of Human Ecology. Even standing throughout the day -- instead of sitting for hours at a time -- can improve health […]

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  • December 13, 2013

    Human Ecology contributes to sesquicentennial time capsule

    The 9-month sesquicentennial celebration ended in October but the Kansas State University time capsule is still being prepared for burial in the lawn in front of Anderson Hall. Each college and unit prepared parcels no larger than one cubic foot to be placed in the 3,000-pound capsule. Debby Hiett, administrative assistant to Dean John Buckwalter, […]

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