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  • August 26, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences welcomes new faculty and staff at annual meeting

    The College of Health and Human Sciences officially welcomed new faculty and staff at their annual all-college meeting on August 19. During the meeting, 27 new faculty and staff members were recognized and officially welcomed as employees of the college. The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design welcomed Georges Fares, instructor, interior design. The […]

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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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  • June 13, 2019

    Barstow and Buckwalter named Fellows by American Physiological Society

    Tom Barstow, professor of kinesiology, and John Buckwalter, College of Health and Human Sciences dean, have been named Fellows by the American Physiological Society, or APS. The rank of Fellow within the APS is an elite member status reserved to honor distinguished leaders who have demonstrated excellence in science, have made significant contributions to the […]

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  • May 28, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding graduate students

    The College of Human Ecology recently recognized outstanding graduate students from all five departments for outstanding research, teaching, engagement and outreach, leadership, and overall outstanding graduate student. Award winners were nominated by their program’s faculty and staff. “It’s always great to hear and recognize some of our outstanding graduate students and their amazing accomplishments”, said […]

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  • May 15, 2019

    College of Human Ecology recognizes outstanding seniors

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to recognize the 2019 Spring Commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year’s outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff within each of their respective programs. Three different award categories are available. The Engagement Award is given to a graduating senior(s) who has made exemplary contributions […]

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  • May 8, 2019

    Kinesiology Department awards scholarships at annual banquet

    The Department of Kinesiology, located in the College of Human Ecology, hosted their annual scholarship banquet at the end of April, awarding 32 students with $21,000 in scholarships. This is the largest number of scholarships to date for the department to award. “We had a wonderful evening recognizing our outstanding group of award recipients.  These […]

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  • April 23, 2019

    Kinesiology students recognized by American Kinesiology Association

    Four kinesiology students have received recognition from the American Kinesiology Association. The scholar awards honor a select number of students whose academic and leadership records are distinctive. The awards are intended to recognize and promote academic excellence, to further the professional competence and dedication of academically accomplished students and to promote kinesiology and its related […]

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  • April 16, 2019

    David C. Poole to serve as university's 2019-2020 top teaching scholar

    MANHATTAN — An internationally prominent and honored scholar and researcher will serve as Kansas State University's 2019-2020 Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars. David C. Poole, university distinguished professor in kinesiology and in anatomy and physiology, has been appointed to the chair, which was created in 1995 to highlight the university's commitment to excellence […]

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  • April 10, 2019

    Graduate student wins regional Three Minute Thesis competition

    MANHATTAN — Chris Omni, Kansas State University master’s student in public health, Topeka, is the winner of the 2019 Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools' Three Minute Thesis competition. Omni is the first Kansas State University student to win the regional competition.  Omni received a $750 award for her presentation "Black Butterflyz: Making Black Women's Health a Capital Concern." Omni’s […]

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  • April 3, 2019

    Steven Copp recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

    Steven Copp, assistant professor in kinesiology, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award. "Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation are proud to continue our tradition of partnering with K-State to honor four exceptional educators," said Shawn Drew, market president and CEO of […]

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