Feature Stories

Inside the mind of researcher Bobbie Weber

“Learning more about the effectiveness of different strategies for improving the lives of children and families can inform the decisions of policy makers and others," Bobbie Weber says.

Health and Well-Being Living-Learning Community adds to students’ experience

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.

The world at her fingertips; Home Ec alumna channels her roots

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.

Tera Stegner: Serving with purpose

Tera Stegner has a heart for the elderly in Corvallis, the college town she’s come to know and love since transferring to Oregon State her junior year to study gerontology, part of the Human Development and Family Sciences program in the CPHHS.

CPHHS faculty/staff earn college, university awards

As the first accredited college of public health and human sciences in Oregon, CPHHS faculty and staff are the backbone behind the college’s past achievements and those to come in the future.

CPHHS researcher receives NIH award

Perry Hystad, an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at OSU, is one of 17 winners of the NIH’s 2014 Early Independence Award.

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves, OSU study shows

Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis.

Video: Exploring Human Development and Family Sciences

Students studying Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) in the CPHHS at Oregon State are exposed to a variety of opportunities that prepare them for a rewarding career.

Video: Exploring Exercise and Sport Science

Students who complete an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science will be prepared for a number of different career paths, including athletic trainers, fitness instructors, strength coaches, physical therapists and more.

Two CPHHS students earn OPHA “Outstanding Student Poster Awards”

CPHHS Health Promotion and Health Behavior PhD students Sandi Cleveland and Katie Conte both received the OPHA Outstanding Student Poster Award for 2014.