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  • September 12, 2016

    Owner of Chick-fil-A speaks at first lecture in the Entrepreneurship Lecture Series today

    David Hamel, owner and operator of the Manhattan Chick-fil-A, will present the first of three lectures as part of the fall 2016 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in 109 Justin Hall. Hamel, a K-State alumni and a former wildcat football player, will speak about his journey to Chick-fil-A and how he moved through […]

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  • August 30, 2016

    Stowe award winners research tiny houses as possible answer to affordable housing

    After attending the same meeting, Julia Day, assistant professor in interior design, and Brandon Irwin, professor in kinesiology, discovered that they had common interests. Mainly, to save the world. Day’s research background in energy use, sustainable building design and occupant behaviors, coupled with Irwin’s experience with the interpersonal aspects of health and physical activity will […]

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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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  • July 21, 2016

    National study finds Kansas State University fit to be among the best

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University in Manhattan ranks second in the nation for its physical and programmatic resources that promote active living and healthy lifestyles, according to a study by the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Academy of Kinesiology and the American Kinesiology Association. The "National Collegiate Fitness Index 2015 Report: Supporting Active […]

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  • June 16, 2016

    Tim Musch

    Kinesiology professor named fellow of American Physiological Society

    By Division of Communications and Marketing Timothy Musch, professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology, has been named a fellow of the American Physiological Society, or APS, a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The designation as a fellow of the APS recognizes Musch […]

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  • June 16, 2016


    Kinesiology department attends and presents at 2016 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting

    Faculty and graduate students from K-State's kinesiology department attended the 2016 American College of Sports Medicine, annual meeting and world congresses May 31-June 4, in Boston, Massachusetts. Their time was spent among 7,000 other professionals, including educators, researchers and practitioners, from all over the globe. Everyone in attendance came to enjoy the most comprehensive sports medicine and […]

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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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  • May 13, 2016

    College of Human Ecology announces commencement speakers

    The College of Human Ecology will feature two engaging speakers during the commencement ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The college welcomes Andrea Albright back to campus. Albright earned her bachelor's degree in apparel and textile science from Kansas State University and received a master’s in business administration from the University of Arkansas last May. In 2005, […]

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  • May 12, 2016

    College of Human Ecology graduate and undergraduate research forum winners

    The College of Human Ecology holds research and creative inquiry in high regard and recently sponsored two events for undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their research. Twenty-six graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs presented their research posters on Saturday, April 16, at the College of Human Ecology’s Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry […]

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