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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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Alumni Features HDFS

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.

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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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Commencement 2021: Logan Iverson

Logan is an undergraduate student studying human development and family sciences and will graduate this spring. After graduation, he hopes to work as an instructor or educational assistant.