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Features Public Health Students

Commencement 2021: Drew Docter

Drew Docter will graduate with a master of public health focused on epidemiology. Originally from Madison, Wisc., he is confident that his time in the MPH program has given him the tools to better translate community voices and experiences into data-driven decision-making.

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Features Kinesiology Students

Commencement 2021: Ellie Slama

Ellie Slama will receive her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Oregon State University on June 12. During her time in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Ellie played on the Oregon State women’s golf team.

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Community Engagement Faculty and Staff Features HDFS

Doing hard things is second nature when students’ education is on the line

Thanks to parents, preschoolers, and OSU students and staff, the OSU Child Development Center kept the doors open and survived an unprecedented year of service delivery in person.

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Community Engagement Features Public Health

Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling June 5 and 6 to include saliva testing for antibodies

Oregon State University will conduct its seventh round of TRACE-COVID-19 sampling in Corvallis with the addition of testing saliva for COVID-19 antibodies.

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Features HDFS Research

Pre-pandemic, Oregon child care was already scarce, new OSU report says

As of March 2020, all 36 counties in Oregon qualify as child care “deserts” for infants and toddlers — meaning that there are at least three children under the age of 2 for every available child care slot in the county.

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Features Nutrition Students

Commencement 2021: Lisa Perrett

Lisa is an undergraduate student studying nutrition and dietetics who will graduate in spring 2021. After graduation, she will attend the University of Utah’s coordinated master’s program in nutrition and dietetics with a focus in sports nutrition.