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June 17, 2015

Human Ecology funds three grants

Submitted by Jane P. Marshall

The College of Human Ecology has funded three grants to college researchers for about $12,000. Those receiving grants and their project titles are:

  • Sara K. Rosenkranz and Mark D. Haub, human nutrition department, for "Do alterations in meal size and frequency affect postprandial lipema and inflammation?" $5,000.
  • Jooyoun Kim, apparel, textiles, and interior design department, and Jichul Jang, hospitality management and dietetic departments, for "Environmental and economic impacts made by the reduced maintenance needs for self-cleaning table cloths in the hotel restaurant context," $4,600.
  • Jennifer Hanson, hospitality management and dietetics department, "observed and self-reported food handling behaviors at outdoor venues," $3,363.