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Interchange - April 15, 2017

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Grants and Contracts

In the period between November 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017, HES and HES Extension faculty and staff were principal investigators or project directors on a total of 40 grant proposals submitted to external funding agencies, totaling $5,618,811. During this same time, HES and HES Extension received 23 grant awards totaling $2,860,350.

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Margaret Wilson Mangel Faculty Research Catalyst Fund Awards 2017

This initiative is geared toward supporting the efforts of faculty, especially more recently hired faculty, who are making their first attempts to secure major external research grant funding. Dr. Mangel served as the first Dean of the College of Human Environmental Sciences and was a faculty member in nutrition. Congratulations to the 2017 recipients.

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Na Young Jung, Assistant Professor TAM The Perception of Service Failure and Recovery in the Context of Retail Service Innovation $3,000
Erin Robison, Assistant Professor SSW Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing HIV Prevention Services for African Americans and Hispanic/Latinos in Central Missouri $3,000
Mansoo Yu, Associate Professor SSW A Pilot Study of Prenatal Substance Exposure and Psychosocial Profiles among Pregnant Women Living in Rural Areas of the Western Cape, South Africa $3,000

Publications, Presentations and Accomplishments

Jung, N. Y., & Seock, Y. K. (In press). The role of communication channel in delivering service recovery. International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing.

Mehrle, D.J., Keller, K.J.M., Britt-Rankin, J., & Gabel, C.E. (2016, October). “Live Like Your Life Depends On It”: Is it time for a new message for SNAP-Ed eligible adults? American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Ramseyer Winter, V., & Ruhr, L. (In press). Body appreciation and contraception use: A study of emerging adult women. International Journal of Sexual Health. doi:10.1080/19317611.2016.1259707 Retrieved from

Wilhelm Stanis, S.A., DeBlauw, C.K., Keller, K.J.M., Hampton, N. & Dunaway, A. (2016, November). What we see, what we eat: A photovoice project with rural and urban youth in Missouri in parks and recreation centers." American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

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Conference Papers and Presentations

Jung, N. Y., Kim, S., & Kim, S. (November 2016). The effects of consumers’ perceived benefits on attitudes and revisit intentions in an online brand community. 2016 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Jung, N. Y., & Seock, Y. K. (April 2016). Comparative study of service recovery activities: Apology and compensation. 2016 ACRA Annual Conference, Secaucus, NJ/NY.

Jung, N. Y., & Seock, Y. K. (April 2016). Cognitive and affective antecedents to satisfaction with service recovery as moderated by service failure perception. 2016 ACRA Annual Conference, Secaucus, NJ/NY.

Keller, K.J.M. (2016, October). Opportunities to bridge research and practice in SNAP-Ed retail work. National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research meeting on Moving from Test Market to All Markets: Translating Food Purchasing Research into Evidence-based Strategies to Improve the Purchase of Healthier Items; Washington, DC.

Jung Ha-Brookshire Receives Kemper Award

HES Faculty have received numerous honors and awards from national organizations as well as campus awards that recognize them for outstanding teaching, leadership, service and research. The latest award for excellence in teaching was received by Dr. Jung Ha-Brookshire, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Associate Professor in Textile and Apparel Management. Dr. Ha-Brookshire received the prestigious William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on March 22, 2017. Ha-Brookshire was surprised in her class by a contingency of MU administrators and Commerce Bank members, including Interim Chancellor Hank Foley. Dr. Pam Norum, Professor and Chair of TAM, wrote in the letter of nomination, "Without a doubt, our students absolutely appreciate Dr. Ha-Brookshire as their teacher and mentor. They realize that she brings a wealth of knowledge to the classroom, but they also love that she challenges them to go beyond what they think is their potential."

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Dr. Brookshire in class with students

National Awards 2017


Dr. Jo Britt-Rankin, Associate Dean for HES Extension and Program Director, on March 9, 2017, received the inaugural Council of Administrators Family and Consumer Sciences Excellence in Administration Award.

Dr. Mansoo Yu, Associate Professor, School of Social Work in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, is now a member of the 2017 Class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR).


The Department of Architectural Studies received the Institutional Merit Award for its Graduate Program at the March 9, 2017 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Jo Britt-Rankin

Mansoo Yu

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