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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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Human Development and Family Studies alumna honored with Early Career Award

At Oregon State, she stood on the shoulders of giants. She’s now standing tall on her own.

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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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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.