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  • October 29, 2019

    Join the Exercise is Medicine campus walk on October 31

    The Department of Kinesiology and the Kinesiology Student Association will host the third annual campus walk as part of October’s Exercise is Medicine- On Campus month. All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to take part in the walk which will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Justin Hall and conclude at Ahearn Field […]

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  • October 29, 2019

    Kinesiology discovery day: promoting physical activity and healthy living to improve the lives of citizens

    The Department of Kinesiology will host a discovery day for current K-State students who are interested in learning more about kinesiology, what career opportunities are available when majoring in kinesiology, and the work that is happening in their department. The come-and-go event will be hosted from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 […]

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  • October 17, 2019

    College of Health and Human Sciences to recognize 11 alumni and friends during the annual Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to welcome 11 alumni and friends to campus in October as part of the annual Celebration of Excellence. The two-day event brings these outstanding people back to campus to recognize them for their contributions to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • October 11, 2019

    Distinguished Lecture Series in Kinesiology welcomes Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    In celebration of October being Exercise is Medicine-On Campus month, the Department of Kinesiology along with the Kinesiology Student Association will welcome Panteleimon Ekkekakis, associate professor at Iowa State University, to present this year’s distinguished lecture. Ekkekakis will present “The litmus test for achieving integration in Kinesiology? Developing interdisciplinary exercise prescription guidelines and physical activity […]

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  • October 1, 2019

    October is Exercise is Medicine-On Campus month

    For the third year, the Department of Kinesiology and the Kinesiology Student Association (KSA) will be bringing the global health initiative started by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Exercise Is Medicine- On Campus (EIM-OC), to K-State in October. ACSM has designated October as EIM-OC month.  Exercise is Medicine- On Campus is a program […]

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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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