Feature Stories

Internship at the CDC solidifies student’s desire for career change
“It allowed me to see ways I could take those other themes and work them into my specialty and my interest of environmental exposure.”
Voices from the Field: Training and Capacity Building
Building sustainable research capacity is important for developing and implementing evidence-based practice and policy solutions to address urgent environmental health needs in resource-limited countries around the world.
Creative Minds: Harnessing Technologies to Study Air Pollution’s Health Risks
The goal is to quantify more precisely the global health impact of air pollution and to develop better ways of measuring health risks associated with poor air quality.
Few surfers are deterred by ocean bacteria that makes them sick
Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
Climate report: Wildfires, snowmelt, coastal issues top Northwest risks
Concerns include increased morbidity and mortality from heat-related illness, air pollution and allergenic disease, and the emergence of infectious diseases.
Vegan expert, author teaches students to cook tasty vegan meals

At the Vegan Cooking Class hosted by the Moore Family Center, guest chef, author and culinary instructor Robin Asbell taught students how to supplement vegan ingredients into traditional recipes without compromising on taste.

Youth participate in world’s largest youth-led experiment exploring the science of distracted driving

Chosen from entries across the world, Oregon State Extension Services’ 4-H Program, in partnership with Vernier Software & Technology, produced the winning science experiment that was conducted worldwide October 7.

CPHHS welcomes new students to the college, university in annual event

The CPHHS New Student Picnic featured a variety of events, including lunch, welcome activities, visits with student clubs, prizes and more.

Video: Student-athlete profile – Shane Wallen

“The ultimate goal is to get on the field. But no matter how much playing time I get – even if it’s one or two plays – it will have been worth it," says OSU senior running back and Kinesiology student Shane Wallen.