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OSU receives $14.4 million grant for statewide center to support early childhood educators

The new center will provide support and training from an anti-bias, culturally responsive lens to better equip educators who care for children from marginalized populations and for children who have experienced trauma.

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The caregiving conundrum: Complex challenges and an uncertain future

By 2030, 1 in 5 Americans is projected to be 65 or older, and this generation desires a more holistic approach to aging and caregiving, especially in underserved populations/communities.

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From psychology to HDFS, doctoral student examines health and well-being as we age

Dakota Witzel’s study found that our perception of aging and stress affect our physical health.

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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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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