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HDFS student shares the importance of mental health and finding community

In discovering her major, human development and family sciences student Jeanette Chen discovered herself.

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Faculty and Staff Features HDFS

College of Home Ec alumna keeps it in the family

Lifelong Beaver and new Human Development and Family Sciences instructor creates a climate of curiosity to empower the next generation of leaders

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New family policy chair tackles poverty and inequality

Associate Professor David Rothwell  is the new Barbara Emily Knudson Chair in Family Policy in Oregon State’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

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An HDFS degree propels alumna to a national teaching award

Jennifer Macias Morris, ’11, is a first-grade Spanish immersion teacher who integrates multiple innovative opportunities to teach her students useful skills for the workplace, despite only being in the first grade.

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Beyond the doom and gloom of the Baby Boom

HDFS Professor Karen Hooker shares three things to consider as you age, especially if you find yourself as a caregiver.

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Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.