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  • November 3, 2016

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts new members

    By Beth Bohn Excellence in scholarship, leadership or research has earned more than 45 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise […]

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  • October 18, 2016


    College of Human Ecology celebrates eight alumni and friends with luncheon and awards

    A university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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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 9, 2016

    Sensory analysis researcher joins K-State Olathe

    by Greg Tammen OLATHE — Martin Talavera, Ph.D., is joining Kansas State University Olathe as an assistant professor of sensory analysis and consumer behavior. In the position, Talavera will conduct sensory analysis research in the Sensory and Consumer Research Center at K-State Olathe — part of the internationally recognized Sensory Analysis Center in the College of Human […]

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  • August 24, 2016

    Kinesiology professor Emily Mailey presents and earns award in Cape Town, South Africa

    After traveling halfway across the globe to Cape Town, South Africa, Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the kinesiology department, was awarded Best Early Career Researcher Oral Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting June 8-11. Mailey presented her study,"Effects of an intervention to reduce sitting at work on energy, fatigue […]

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  • August 1, 2016

    Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs faculty and staff present at national conferences

    Research team members and affiliated faculty with the K-State's Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs in the College of Human Ecologypresented papers and poster sessions at two national conferences in July. The following researchers presented at the July 2016 School Nutrition Association's national conference in San Antonio, Texas: • Kevin Sauer, associate professor […]

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  • June 14, 2016

    Kinesiology student seeks research funding through Experiment.com

    By Sarah Hancock Bradyn Nicholson doesn't like to sit still. The senior kinesiology major also is interested in fighting childhood obesity. Taken together, these things add up to a research project to bring adjustable desks to an elementary school classroom to measure their impact on sedentary behavior. Nicholson found support through an undergraduate research grant […]

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  • June 3, 2016

    K-State students present at the American Society for Nutrition conference

    Six students from the College of Human Ecology presented their research April 2-6 at the American Society for Nutrition conference in San Diego, California. These students conduct research with the Physical Activity and Nutrition Clinical Research Consortium, PAN-CRC, and are under the direct oversight of K-State faculty, including Mark Haub, professor and food, nutrition, dietetics and […]

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  • June 1, 2016

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    K-State faculty selected to chair the International Standards Committee

    Kadri Koppel, K-State assistant professor, was elected chair of the U.S. International Standards Organization, or ISO, Committee on Sensory Analysis and Consumer Research at the American Society for Testing and Materials, or ASTM, international meeting April 10-15, in San Antonio, Texas. Koppel is an assistant professor of sensory analysis and consumer behavior in the food, nutrition, dietetics […]

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