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  • April 16, 2013

    Taylor named classified employee of the year

    Kansas State University's Becky Wolfe Taylor has been named Classified Employee of the Year in the College of Human Ecology. Taylor is office manager at Campus Creek Complex which houses the Speech and Hearing Center and the Family Center. Both are in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Her work involves client services, […]

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  • April 16, 2013

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    Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

    Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall. The awardees are: David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award Professor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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  • April 9, 2013

    Johannes' youth development students in Great Plains-IDEA present in England

    In March, Elaine Johannes,  who has received the Faculty Excellence Award at the annual meeting of Great Plains-IDEA recently, led the first international study-abroad course offered within the Great Plains-IDEA Youth Development program for distance students. Students presented at the international History of Youth and Community Work conference in Leeds, England. The presentation was Perspectives […]

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  • April 1, 2013

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    Music therapist, filmmaker headline Center on Aging workshop on Personhood and Dementia

    A music therapist and an award-winning filmmaker will speak at the workshop Personhood and Dementia on Tuesday, April 23, at the Holiday Inn in Manhattan. The workshop, presented by the Center on Aging in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, targets caregivers and will focus on learning to interact with persons with […]

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  • March 29, 2013

    Students earn research forum honors

    Several Human Ecology students were winners at the 2013 K-State Research Forum March 27. Erin Monfort-Nelson, master's student in apparel, textiles and interior design, received second place in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education Oral Presentation division. Patricia Barros-Gomes, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy, received second place in Social Sciences, Humanities and Education […]

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  • March 18, 2013

    Kaup, Baptist on programs for free Parkinson's Education Conference in Justin Hall April 13

    A neurologist who specializes in movement disorders and two Human Ecology faculty members will be among the speakers at the 2013 Parkinson's Education Conference at Kansas State University on Saturday, April 13. The free, annual event, to be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Justin Hall, is aimed at people with Parkinson's, caregivers, family […]

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  • February 27, 2013

    A habit called vocal fry can stymie professional image

    The use of one vocal habit could put some college students at a disadvantage when it comes to presenting a professional image,  according to Linda Hoag, professor of communication sciences and disorders in the College of Human Ecology. Vocal fry -- also known as glottal fry or the pulse register -- is one of the […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Haar promoted to full professor, four earn tenure

    Seventy-one Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 43 faculty members are earning tenure. In Human Ecology, Sherry Haar, apparel, textiles and interior design, has earned promotion to full professor. Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor are: Jared Anderson, family studies and human services; Kristy Archuleta, family studies and human […]

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  • February 19, 2013

    Speech, Hearing Center helps children with auditory processing disorder

    Several Human Ecology faculty members are helping children with auditory processing disorder receive better treatment. Debra Burnett, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a licensed speech-language pathologist, started the Enhancing Auditory Responses to Speech Stimuli, or EARSS, program. The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center offers the program, which uses evidence-based […]

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