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Former OSU Women’s Basketball player re-connects with the community to serve up meals to Oregon’s frontline workers

Teaming up with a CPHHS professor, Mikayla Pivec, ’20 created Selfless Servings to deliver meals to Oregon’s frontline workers throughout the pandemic.

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Community Engagement Features Public Health

Grad student saw Latinx community struggling, so she leaped into action, addressing food insecurity and removing barriers to health

Doctoral student Nancy Vargas saw Oregon’s Latinx communities struggling with food insecurity, so she stepped up to help get them the resources they needed.

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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.

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Faculty and Staff News Nutrition

Maret Traber named American Society for Nutrition Foundation fellow

Professor Maret Traber is one of two Oregon State University researchers among the group of 2021 fellows announced by the American Society for Nutrition Foundation.

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Community Engagement Nutrition

Healthy choices are on the menu in new virtual central Oregon nutrition class

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in the Extension Family and Community Health Program have been finding ways to re-engage with people who attended in-person classes, workshops and events.

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Community Engagement HDFS News Nutrition

Growing Healthy Kids, featuring video lessons, returns for spring

Growing Healthy Kids will have a new video lesson every Thursday until May 13, 2021. The video lessons give students opportunities to learn basic plant parts and encourage students to try a variety of fruits and vegetables using their senses.