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Kara Alcorn Borodach in graduation robes

Hitting the right note: Outstanding grad finds success in occupational therapy

When Kara Alcorn-Borodach began searching for a new career, she wanted to combine her experience as a musician-- she's a professional flutist-- with her desire to...

Linda Kuk recognized for innovation in online learning

Linda Kuk honored for innovation in distance learning

In recognition for her creativity and strategic vision in developing and directing Colorado State University's Higher Education Leadership distance Ph.D. program, Linda Kuk was honored last...


Nutritional Benefits of Seeds

You know the expression: Good things come in small packages. The same can be said of seeds, with their make-up of protein, fiber, healthful fats and...

2016 CHHS Alumni Award logo

Nominate today for the 2016 CHHS Alumni Awards!

The College of Health and Human Sciences is now accepting nominations for its third annual alumni awards program. Nominations will be accepted until Monday, July 11...

Lisa Casperson

HDFS outstanding graduate perseveres to reach graduation

Hard work and perseverance are essential characteristics to becoming a successful college graduate. In the case of Lisa Casperson, an outstanding graduate from the Department of...

toddler painting on canvas

The Joy of Painting

We may have budding artists in our midst.

The toddlers at CSU's Early Childhood Center worked on a long-term painting project during the...

new fire fighter uniform idea

CSU students redesign firefighter uniforms to look less cop-like

Students in CSU's Department of Design and Merchandising came to the aid of Colorado firefighters this spring, creating new uniforms that will differentiate them from police...

Chard and Walters receive their award from Gov. John Hickenlooper

CSU spinoff Smart Fit Girls wins Imagine Colorado Ideas Showcase

Chrissy Chard and Kellie Walters, who first met at CSU while earning their graduate degrees in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, won a $5,000...

Kale and White Bean Soup

Kale and White Bean Soup

Use this soup to test your mindful eating skills in the activity below.


- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 8 garlic cloves, crushed or minced
- 1 medium onion,...

CM students on deck they renovated

CM Cares connects students, industry and community

Student leaders from CM Cares presented their projects and celebrated another successful semester of community work in front of a packed house of donors, volunteers, students,...

Kitchen Training Manager Position

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and the Lory Student center at Colorado State University invite applications for a Kitchen Training Manager Administrative Professional...

The Dean

From barracks to residence hall: Student-veteran finds a new home on campus

After four deployments with the U.S. Army, packing became routine for Raleigh Heekin. This time, however, was different. Heekin joined the other weary-eyed, post-finals Colorado State...

Jessica Teal

Family and Consumer Sciences grad balances campus leadership, community service, and academic excellence

Family and Consumer Sciences graduate, Jessica Teal, knew at the age of seven that she wanted to be a teacher. "I would play 'school' with my...

Social Fitness

Do Your Friends Make You Healthy? Or Do You Make Your Friends Healthy?

It is interesting to watch children form friendships because these interactions shape their personalities and behavior. The same can be said for adults too. We often...

Bob Wilson

College of Health and Human Sciences Spring Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony May 13

The College of Health and Human Sciences will confer undergraduate degrees at a commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m., in Moby Arena. To...

Raechelle Fields holding trophy

First generation Construction Management grad gives back to the community during CSU career

As a first generation student, Raechelle Fields (construction management '16) faced many of the same challenges that all students face, but because she didn't have family...

Christine Nicolaysen

College Outstanding Senior demonstrates exemplary leadership and service

Christine Nicolaysen, recipient of the Outstanding Senior Award in the College of Health and Human Sciences, has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and service in her time...

Tate Donovan

Making lost loved ones proud, Donovan Tate triumphs at commencement

Donovan Tate has been dealt more than his fair share of setbacks.

His father, with whom he shared a special bond, died of sudden cardiac arrest when...

plates of food on table

Understanding Hunger Cues

Tap into your natural hunger signals to avoid overeating!

Your body has a natural system to gauge its energy needs, which signals you to eat when you...

Brendan Thammarath

Outstanding first-generation grad has a passion for education

Hard work, perseverance and resilience.

Those are the three values that have guided Brendan Thammarath and led him to success as a a first-generation American as well...

Bob Wilson

Leader in senior care receives honorary doctorate from Colorado State University

The president and owner of Columbine Health Systems, J. Robert Wilson, received an honorary doctorate from Colorado State University on Friday, May 13, 2016.

The degree of...

Ashley Colpaart gave her pitch for The Food Corridor at The Collegiate Challenge

Food science student's startup provides affordable kitchen access to food entrepreneurs

Demand for local food has grown throughout the country, and Northern Colorado is no exception," said Ashley Colpaart, Ph.D. student in Colorado State University's Department of...

Zesty Lemon Dill Salmon

Zesty Lemon Dill Salmon

Make this mouth-watering dish by adding a touch of citrus and dill to a salmon fillet.

- 4 small sheets aluminum foil
- 2 four-ounce salmon fillets
- 1...

CAM the ram posing for pictures

OT students use CAM as living example of animals' therapeutic effects

It's official: Visits with four-legged CSU mascot CAM the Ram are therapeutic.

In what may be the best show-and-tell of the year, two occupational therapy students capped...

Evie Decker

Social work outstanding grad overcomes obstacles through resiliency and strong support network

"Getting accepted to graduate school at CSU was a dream come true for me," said 2016 social work graduate Evie Decker. "Graduating college was a lifelong...

Cathy Kennedy is recognized for her outstanding work with the Oliver. P. Pennock Distinguished Service Award

HES faculty member recognized for dedication to student success

Cathy Kennedy has spent more than 30 years devoted to students and colleagues at Colorado State University. Kennedy, associate professor and assistant department head in the...

Katie Hinsey, Allison Vigil and Brooke Wimer

Fieldwork Student Garners Hope for Her Patients

Katie Hinsey, second year graduate student in the Occupational Therapy program, was given the opportunity to help make people's everyday lives a little brighter while completing...

holding a watermelon

The Art of Eating Mindfully

Mindful eating is the practice of being conscious and fully present when eating. It means you remove all distractions and judgements, and focus your attention on...

Kimberly DeJong

HDFS outstanding graduate pursues her dreams in spite of hardship

As if being a single mother wasn't challenging enough, Kimberly DeJong has been simultaneously pursuing her degree in human development and family studies. Dejong is interested...

Kelly Johnson KANC student

KANC Student Spotlight

Kelly Johnston is from Wellington, Colorado and is a senior this year, graduating May 2016. She will be receiving a degree in Nutrition and Food Science...

Kevin Leung KANC student

KANC Student Spotlight

Kevin Leung was born in Oakland, California but has called Aurora, Colorado home for the past 22 years. Kevin is a senior this year, graduating May...

'Multiplicity' textile design exhibit opens at Colorado State University's Gustafson Gallery

Graduate students in the Department of Design and Merchandising will display their original textile designs in a new exhibit, Multiplicity: Exploration of Visual Vibration, in Colorado...