“I am looking at how new and emerging tobacco products are impacting African American youth and young adults. I want to know what they know about these products, how they learned about these products, how they feel about these products and what kinds of marketing are being used by tobacco companies to reach this population," Kari-Lyn says.
More than half a dozen Oregon children have a shiny new set of wheels – and new freedom – thanks to a program aimed at improving motor, physical, social and cognitive skills in children with disabilities.
Many tend to view their job as “work” – but not TEAM OREGON instructors. For these professionals, work is a time to connect with the community, teach others how to ride a motorcycle and most importantly, ensure the safety of motorcyclists and car drivers alike.
“I’m part of an agency that strives to improve human health through preserving the Earth’s land, air and water from contamination. This is achieved by researching environmental impacts to establish regulations that protect present and future generations," Grady says.
It can be difficult being new to a large university such as Oregon State. Managing a variety of classes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge – but Oregon State’s new Health and Well-Being Living-Learning Community (LLC) is helping students succeed in all aspects of life and academics.
College of Home Economics (now College of Public Health and Human Sciences) alumna C. Joanne (Huffman) Grabinski, ’63, is taking a new direction in life, and channeling her Home Ec roots through needlepoint art.