Feature Stories

PHHS students respond to air quality concerns in Philomath

In comparison to bigger cities like Portland, or even Corvallis, Philomath supports a relatively small population and is set in a rural, forested location. But the frequent bustling of logging trucks and daily activity at local sawmills has some residents concerned about air quality.

Video: Dawn Phillips - Nourishing health

“Oregon State has given me a chance to leave the past behind and look toward the future,” says Dawn Phillips, who is graduating in June. “I have so much security in knowing that I have an education and a career I love.”

Inside the mind of researcher JK Yun

“As a researcher, my goal has been to promote full participation and active lifestyles for individuals with disabilities through evidence-based practice," JK says.

Video: Scholarship/fellowship recipients celebrated in new style

Public health and human sciences students represent the future of health, and to recognize their achievements the college treated 325 high-achieving scholarship and fellowship recipients to two new events.

College celebrates 10 years of healthy aging research
The CPHHS and its Center for Healthy Aging Research celebrated the center’s 10th anniversary April 1 with a number of high-profile guests, including Don and Jo Anne Petersen and Rep. Peter DeFazio.
Inside the mind of researcher Perry Hystad

"A large portion of my research uses spatial exposure assessment methods to determine the health effects associated with exposure to air pollution, ranging from adverse birth outcomes to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases to cancers," says Assistant Professor Perry Hystad.

Globetrotting journalist and doctor shares his view from both sides of the camera

Words matter. That’s the message pediatrician, journalist and public health advocate Dr. Richard Besser shared during a public lecture and private audience with College of Public Health and Human Sciences students in April.

Video: Get fit at work through Faculty Staff Fitness

In a fun, convenient and welcoming environment, Faculty Staff Fitness caters to your busy schedule to ensure fitting in a daily workout is a breeze.

A daughter’s love ensures mother’s can-do spirit lives on

Future OSU Nutrition students will carry forward Home Economics alumna Elsie Crail Richardson's legacy thanks to the endowed fund her daughter has created in her honor.

2015 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference set for May 11

The 2015 Oregon Parenting Educators’ Conference, held 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday, May 11, at LaSells Stewart Center, will offer professionals who work with children and families the opportunity to advance their skills and network with fellow parenting leaders through a comprehensive event including more than 30 workshops and a keynote address by New York Times best-selling author and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson, PhD.