Feature Stories

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.

McKenzie Redberg: From America’s team to Beaver Nation

Kinesiology student McKenzie Redberg, a former Corvallis High School standout is playing for the Oregon State women’s soccer team, fulfilling a dream that was deferred, but not denied, by a four-year tour as a medic in the United States Air Force.

2015 all-college meeting - award winners celebrated, dean announces plan to step down

Faculty chosen for the 2015 awards were nominated by their peers for their hard work and efforts to help students achieve their dreams, increase research dollars and improve the college’s outreach efforts.

Sunil Khanna named co-director of School of Biological and Population Health Sciences

CPHHS Professor Sunil Khanna has been named co-director of the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences (BioPop). He will share leadership and administrative duties with BioPop Co-Director Norm Hord.

New book from OSU expert shows teachers, parents how to help preschoolers thrive

Teachers and parents of preschoolers have a new resource from CPHHS professor Megan McClelland and OSU graduate Shauna Tominey, whose new book demonstrates how to help 3-to-6-year-olds flourish during their formative years.