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Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood

Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood

Oklahomans know all too well the effects floodwaters can have on both individuals and communities. Floods can cause loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops, loss of livestock and more. The safety of food and beverage products following a flood also is a concern.

Physical activity is important for people of all ages
Wed, May 15, 2019

Research shows physical activity not only helps a person sleep and feel better, it also reduces the risk of many chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, some cancers and type 2 diabetes.

Cooking for Kids receives Priester Award for Innovation
Mon, May 06, 2019

The Oklahoma State University team that developed and leads the Cooking for Kids program was recognized with a 2019 Priester Award at the National Health Outreach Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 2.

Researchers receive National Institute of Health grant to develop a cognitive assistive technology for dementia homecare
Wed, Apr 24, 2019

Project PI Dr. Guoliang Fan, Cal and Marilyn Vogt Professor of Engineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Co-PI Dr. Emily Roberts in the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandisig are collaborating on the development of an innovative cognitive assistive technology in response to increasingly significant issues facing homecare for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

Students offer opioid epidemic solutions during third annual Health Data Shootout
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation concluded the third annual Health Data Shootout March 29 at the Wes Watkins Center in Stillwater.

Child Development Lab names new director
Fri, Apr 05, 2019

Longtime educator Sandy Major is the new director of the Cleo L. Craig Child Development Laboratory effective August 1, 2019, the Oklahoma State University College of Human Sciences recently announced.

College of Human Sciences celebrates 2019 Seniors of Distinction
Wed, Apr 03, 2019

The Oklahoma State University College of Human Sciences has recognized eight students as 2019 Seniors of Distinction, the highest honor given to graduating seniors by the college. Faculty in each of four academic units in the College of Human Sciences – the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising; the Department of Human Development and Family Science; the Department of Nutritional Sciences; and the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management – selected two Seniors of Distinction for their respective units.