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January 30, 2020

Yarrow recognized as Professor of the Week

Submitted by Faculty Senate

Linda Yarrow

Linda Yarrow, instructor in the food, nutrition, dietetics and health department in the College of Health and Human Sciences, was recognized as Professor of the Week at the Jan. 29 men's home basketball game.

Yarrow also is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She began teaching courses for K-State part time in 2003 while working on her doctorate and joined K-State full time in 2009. Yarrow teaches upper-level medical nutrition therapy courses, both on campus and distance, as well as graduate nutrition courses. Yarrow is also the director of the Guatemala Education Abroad program offered by the department.

Yarrow has received numerous awards to include the 2019 Myers-Alford Teaching award, the 2019 Global Campus Excellence in Online Teaching Award, K-State Mortar Board Outstanding Faculty recognition, the SIDLIT Innovation in Teaching Award, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Innovator in Practice and Education Award.

Yarrow actively supports the teaching profession at K-State by serving on educational committees and providing teaching guidance through speaking events. She has been a speaker for Spotlight K-State, the Big 12 Teaching and Learning Conference, and the Global Campus Have A Byte series. She is a guest speaker in numerous classes and also presents to graduate teaching assistants. Yarrow is a proud mother to three children, Johnathan, Laura Beth and Katie, all who graduated with degrees from K-State.

The Professor of the Week recognition is coordinated by Faculty Senate, the president's office, K-State Athletics and the Division of Communications and Marketing. Recipients are faculty members selected by Faculty Senate caucuses. Those selected are provided tickets to a men's home basketball game of their choosing and are recognized during halftime. This is just a small token of appreciation for those who teach at K-State.