Feature Stories

Inside the mind of researcher John Geldhof

“Learning is a lifelong process. One day you think you’ve mastered something, but the next day you realize you’ve only scratched the surface. Actively seek out opportunities to learn and celebrate the diversity of knowledge that surrounds you," John says.

Study: Targeted funding can help address inequities in early child care programs

The quality of early child care and education programs is influenced both by funding and by the characteristics of the communities in which the programs operate, new research from Oregon State University's College of Public Health and Human Sciences shows.

Video: College celebrates outstanding students, supporters

In what has become much more than a tradition, the annual event celebrates the college’s extraordinary students and those who support them in a meaningful way.

Video: TEAM OREGON - Changing the culture of motorcycle riding

TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program works to limit the risk associated with motorcycle riding by properly and effectively teaching riders to be prepared, mentally and physically, for whatever challenges the road – or other drivers – may bring.

Video: Students put a spin on disability awareness

With disability awareness as its goal, the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Pre-Therapy and Allied Health Club hosted its annual Wheel-A-Thon event in the Memorial Union Quad in May.

Video: Stormy Given - A passion for adventure, inclusivity

Given is an exercise and sport science student in the CPHHS who will graduate this spring with an abundance of confidence, real-world experience and life-long friends and mentors.

CPHHS Career Symposium proves anything is possible

Anything is possible with passion and hard work. That’s the message students took away from keynote speaker CPHHS alum and OSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Scott Rueck at the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ first Career Symposium held April 10.

Inside the mind of researcher Sangeeta Ahluwalia

“My work focuses primarily on improving patient-physician communication about end-of-life care, through better integration of advance care planning and palliative care services into routine primary care," Sangeeta says.

Inside the mind of researcher Mike Pavol

“There is a critical need for effective ways of preventing falls and fractures among older adults, as these can severely impact both health and quality of life. My research is helping to address this need," Mike says.

Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

Perceptions of unhappiness – or dealing with "hassles" – tends to get worse once you are about 65-70 years old.