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  • April 15, 2013

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    Travel and Dining Auction time: Bid high, bid often on April 26

    Those attending the 17th annual Travel and Dining Auction will munch on nachos and desserts as they bid on the exotic and the practical…all to benefit students in hospitality management and dietetics. The auction, planned and executed by students, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Manhattan’s Conference Center adjacent to the Hilton […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Amber Howells to receive Bedford award

    Amber Howells has been selected to receive the 2013 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with 10 years clinical experience in acute and long-term care, Howells is director of the coordinated program in dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. She teaches clinical dietetics […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Partnership between state, HMD benefits child nutrition programs

    This is a feature about one of two Excellence in Engagement winners. Established in 2011 by the office of the provost, the university's Excellence in Engagement awards are given to highlight excellence in engaged scholarship — via research, teaching and/or outreach. These awards recognize K-State Research and Extension and campus faculty initiatives that demonstrate innovative […]

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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 1, 2013

    Foodservice sustainability leader to give Shugart lecture April 25

    Mary B. Gregoire, PhD, RD, FADA, will present the 39th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. Her topic will be Sustainability: Leading Change and Opportunity. The lecture is free and open to the public. She is director of Food and Nutrition Services […]

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  • February 26, 2013

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    Award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor to lead All-American Flavor workshop

    An award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor and chef will demonstrate preparation of crispy roast chicken, brown sugar cheesecake, salmon and ice cream cake at All-American Flavor, the 9th annual Culinary Enhancement Workshop March 7 and 8. Molly Stevens, one of the nation’s most skilled cookbook authors, will discuss classic American favorites, New Southern American specialties […]

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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 15, 2013

    Two finalists named for Human Ecology dean position

    Two finalists have been identified for the position of dean in the College of Human Ecology. They are Michael Delp, professor and chair in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and John Buckwalter, associate dean of research and graduate studies at the University of Texas-Arlington. The schedule of candidates […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • January 30, 2013

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    Male dietitians: The 3 percent

    About 3 percent of all registered dietitians in the United States are male. But 60 percent of the fall graduating class in dietetics  in the College of Human Ecology were men. According to Deb Canter, who has been teaching dietetics at K-State for 36 years, this is probably the first time three male students have […]

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