Off-grid power in remote areas will require special business model to succeed

Low-cost, off-grid solar energy could provide significant economic benefit to people living in some remote areas, but a new study suggests they generally lack the access to financial resources, commercial institutions and markets needed to bring solar electricity to their communities.

Varmint hunters' ammo selection influences lead exposure in avian scavengers

Varmint hunters’ choice of ammunition plays a role in the amount of lead that scavengers could ingest, a new study shows, and offers a way to minimize the lead exposure to wildlife.

Curiosity can predict employees' ability to creatively solve problems, research shows

Employers who are looking to hire creative problem-solvers should consider candidates with strong curiosity traits, and personality tests may be one way to tease out those traits in prospective employees.

Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives at OSU is expanding

The Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives at Oregon State University’s Valley Library is celebrating its third anniversary with expanded collecting areas.

Oregon State University celebrates record year for fundraising

The Oregon State University Foundation closed the books June 30 on its best fundraising year in history, with gifts totaling $130.8 million to advance university priorities.

OSU researchers discover the unicorn - seaweed that tastes like bacon!

OSU researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly

OSU names ASU vice president as dean of the College of Business

Mitzi Montoya, vice president and university dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Arizona State University, has been named dean of the OSU College of Business.

OSU to join National Science Foundation "Innovation Corps"

OSU has been chosen to be one of 36 academic institutions in the nation that's an Innovation Corps Site, part of a program operated by the National Science Foundation.

New analysis puts OSU's economic impact at more than $2.37 billion

An analysis of Oregon State University’s economic impact released today estimates that Oregon’s largest university contributed $2.371 billion to the global economy last year.

College of Business Dean Ilene Kleinsorge announces retirement

Ilene Kleinsorge, dean and Sara Hart Kimball chair of the College of Business at Oregon State University, announced today that she will retire from OSU effective June 30.