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Our goal is to help students learn to apply creative interdisciplinary research to solve social problems. In our College, students have the opportunity to apply state-of-the-art technology and integrated problem solving skills to real world situations. Whether the field is education, individual and family development, health or human services, housing, or design, the programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences are aimed at improving the quality of life for all people.

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Recent News & Resources

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Ruoh-Nan Yan Awarded USDA Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Ruoh-Nan (Terry) Yan, Associate Professor in the department of Design and Merchandising, and her team for receiving a $466,052 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture for the Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program.  The grant...

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Centering Equity in STEM: 2020 Virtual Noyce Summit

Centering Equity to Humanize the Process of Coming Back Together I have the fortune of being a part of the CSU Robert Noyce Scholarship program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Noyce program encourages talented science,...

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A History of Broadening Participation Within the National Science Foundation

This is post 1 of 5 in the Broadening Participation and Broader Impacts Series The terms broadening participation and broader impacts have been used extensively in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, especially within STEM funding solicitations and proposals....

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Current Projects

Cultivating Applied Technology Competencies among Diverse Undergraduate Populations: Development and Assessment of Course Materials and Teaching Strategies

The goal of this project is to increase students’ knowledge of how small business is critical to the US fiber, fabric, and related products (FFRP) industry’s global competitiveness. Approximately one-half of all FFRP manufacturing firms in the US are small…

Award Amount: $466,052

College/Institution: College of Health and Human Sciences

Start Date: 04/01/2020

End Date: 03/31/2023

Source of Funding: USDA