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Megan Ruder

Alumni Feature: Megan Ruder, Occupational Therapist

Name: Megan Ruder
Education: B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies ('05) M.S. in Occupational Therapy ('08)
Employer: Children's Hospital Colorado and Professional Pediatric Home Care in...

Pros and Cons

Wdowik Nutrition Column: The pros and cons of soy

As National Soy Food Month winds down, I would like to follow up on last month's discussion about soy with a focus on women. It can...

Yamagata signing

OT Department Welcomed Yamagata Visitors

Greeted by large American and Japanese flags in the entry way of the Occupational Therapy building, four faculty members, including the President, and eight students from...

 life transitions

Change for the better: How to manage life transitions

With graduation and summer vacation on the horizon, students as well as faculty and staff may be feeling nervous and excited about big changes in their...

3 Benefits of Exercise

Benefits of exercise: the final push

Have you ever noticed how the gym seems more popular both at the beginning and the end of the semester? The beginning I can understand,...

Ian Ryan

Health and Exercise Science graduate hopes to take his passion for nursing to the Navy

Health and exercise science major Ian Ryan first had to overcome his own stereotypes of the nursing field in order to pursue his passion. ...

Lilly Berger

Alumni Feature: Lilly Berger, Employment Specialist

Name: Lilly Berger
Education: B.S. of Social Work Colorado State University ('09); M.S. of Social Work University of Denver ('13)
Employer: City and County of Denver, Office...

Legacies honorees at 2015 breakfast

CHHS Retiree Breakfast honors trailblazers and announces 2015 Legacies Project honorees

"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
-Sir Isaac Newton

This famous quote captures how current College of Health...

2015 Legacies honorees

2015 Legacies Project honorees share history of passion for CHHS

Those honored by the Legacies Project all share one thing in common: a passion for the students, faculty, and staff in the College of...

KANC Student Spotlight

Anya Guy, a mid-westerner who spent most of her childhood in Centerville, Ohio, is a junior at Colorado State University with plans to graduate in December...

Hector Frias

HDFS graduate works to inspire low-income and first-generation students

The obstacles we face growing up and while pursuing our education can ultimately serve to shape our career goals. Spring 2015 graduating senior Hector Frias from...


Spring 2015 WineMaster Dinner hosts international wine experts

The Hospitality Management program housed within CSU's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition will host the Winemaster Dinner on May 5. This event is...

Aaron Eakman

Congratulations to Aaron Eakman

Aaron Eakman was awarded the CSU Instructional Innovation in Service-Learning Award at Celebrate! CSU Awards on April 16th, for the development and expansion of OT student...

spring fitness

5 Ways to Be Active in the Spring

Being Active in the Spring

Spring is a great time to be active in Colorado. While some days are sunny and warm, other days can be cooler...


Crispy Parmesan Edamame

Try this easy Edamame recipe from the Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center for a simple, portable snack with opportunities for endless variation!


Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups


Fossil Ridge High School

Colorado State University researchers to study effects of green schools

FORT COLLINS - Do green schools make for better learning environments? Are green schools healthier for children and teachers? Do green, healthy schools support higher student...

CSU Tapping Party

Excited about brewing? Simmer down with a brown at CSU's Odell tapping party

FORT COLLINS - Students in Colorado State University's Brewing Science and Technology course are tapping their newest frothy creation at Odell Brewing Company on Thursday: a...

Xinrui Jiang

CPERL Says Goodbye to Lab Coordinator Xinrui Jiang

This March, the CPERL team said farewell to lab coordinator, Jiang, as she entered a new, exciting chapter...

Stanley and Virginia Boyes

Siblings endow scholarships in honor of their parents' roots and values

Two new scholarship endowments will support Colorado State University students in perpetuity, thanks to three generous siblings and their parents' deep commitment to education and student...

Celebrate! CSU

CHHS faculty and staff honored at annual 'Celebrate! CSU' recognition event

Each year, Colorado State University highlights the teaching, research and service achievements of CSU students, alumni and friends, academic faculty, administrative professionals and classified staff at...

Stephanie Clemons

Interior design professor receives Board of Governors Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Stephanie Clemons, professor in the Department of Design and Merchandising, has won this year's Board of Governors Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.

Clemons has been teaching interior...

Types of Soy

Types of Soy

Soy is popular among both vegetarians and non-vegetarians for its versatility and health benefits. This plant food is high in protein, including all essential amino acids....

Soy Myths

Myths about Soy

Happy National Soy Food Month!

Soy is popular among both vegetarians and non-vegetarians for its versatility and health benefits. This plant food is high in protein, including...

Best Teacher Awards

CSU Health and Human Sciences faculty honored with Best Teacher awards

Raoul Reiser in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, Brenda Miles in the School of Social Work, and Eric Milholland in the Department of Food...

CHHS Award Winners

Celebrating excellence: College of Health and Human Sciences award winners

Each year, the Colorado State College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes an outstanding senior, our excellent faculty and staff members, and gives a special award...


Mary Khetani to Serve as Paid Consultant for Preschool Engagement Project International (PEPI)

Funded in part by the Swedish Research Council (2014-2017), this project brings together researchers in Sweden, Portugal, South Africa, Australia, and the USA to longitudinally investigate...

CPERL Receives Colorado Clinical And Translational Science Institute (CCTSI) Funding

This proposal was co-written with esteemed colleagues in the Denver Metro area and was 1 of 12 proposals reviewed for pilot funding in this round. Their...

Congratulations to Mary Khetani and CPERL for Receiving CSU Ventures Creative Works Funding

Their proposal, titled "Improving Uptake of a New Patient-Centered Assessment and Web-Based Care Planning Guide for Children with Special Health Care Needs", was 1 of 9...

Game On

Game on: CSU researchers developing video game-based therapy tool

Betty Svendsen sits in front of a computer on the third floor of Colorado State University's Occupational Therapy Building moving her partially paralyzed left hand side...


Colorado State University health and exercise science students recognized at regional conference

Colorado State University Department of Health and Exercise Science students excelled at the Rocky Mountain region's American College of Sports Medicine meeting in Denver on...

Quick Meal Tips

5 Tips for Quick and Healthy Meals

Here are 5 simple tips for making healthy meals quickly:

1. Plan meals ahead.
Planning meals is simple and makes preparing meals faster and easier because...

joy for soy

Joy for Soy!

Happy National Soy Food Month!

Soy is popular among both vegetarians and non-vegetarians for its versatility and health benefits. This plant food is high in protein, including...

stress management

Tips on managing stress for National Stress Awareness Month

College is a time that tends to be full of stress for most people with homework, work study, and living with roommates on the mind. Major...

Susan Baker

Colorado State University lands national center for nutrition education, obesity prevention

FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University is one of only four institutions in the country chosen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to host a new...

Fermentation Science

New Belgium's gift elevates CSU's fermentation science program

Thanks to gifts from New Belgium Brewing and its co-founder, along with previous support from two of Fort Collins' other major brewers, CSU's Fermentation...

Anthony Biglan

Behavioral scientist to discuss effects of nurturing environments on human well-being April 28

The Prevention Research Center in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Health and Human Sciences, at Colorado State University will host a...

Pat Kendall

'Philanthropist of the Year' CSU professor emerita Pat Kendall hopes to inspire others to give

A philanthropist is one who makes an active effort to promote human welfare by giving time and money to help make life better for other people....

Kelly Olech

CP+B advertising account supervisor to speak at Colorado State University

Ever wonder what it takes to succeed in the field of advertising and promotion? Colorado State University apparel and merchandising alumna Kelly Olech ('04) will be...

Surviving a Desk Job

How to Thrive Instead of Survive a Desk Job

Do long hours of stationary deskwork leave you feeling exhausted, dull, or overweight? Are you tired of consuming endless amounts of coffee and sugary snacks during...

Colorado State University School of Social Work PhD Students 2015

Ph.D. Students' Article Published in Prestigious Journal

School of Social Work Ph.D. students Annie J. Keeney, Amy M. Smart, Regina Richards, Shannon Harrison, and Manuel Carrillo, along with faculty advisor Deborah Valentine, recently...