OSU business professor behind popular ‘Lord Birthday’ cartoons publishes first book

An Oregon State University professor who moonlights as the creator of the “Lord Birthday” cartoons is publishing his first book collection.

OSU student-run startups vie for more than $70,000 in cash and prizes

Student entrepreneurs pursuing companies involving kombucha, shoes, mental health safety and fraud-resistant electronic ledgers will vie for $70,000 in cash and prizes Feb. 27.

Workplace alcohol not always a perk for recent college grads seeking jobs

Offering alcohol to employees in the workplace may be a trendy perk of employment, but it doesn’t appear to be an enticement for recent college graduates just entering the workforce, new research published today from Oregon State University shows.

Maintaining an active sex life may lead to improved job satisfaction, engagement in work

Maintaining a healthy sex life at home boosts employees’ job satisfaction and engagement at the office, underscoring the value of a strong work-life balance.

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.

OSU, PNNL to lead part of a major national program in 'chemical process intensification'

OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories will co-direct a key component of a new five-year, $70 million advanced manufacturing institute.

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.

Is there a right way to quit your job? Research finds some ways are better than others

There are good ways and bad ways to quit your job, new research shows. An OSU study suggests some of the preferred ways to resign to benefit both the employer and employee.

New OSU College of Business program will aid aspiring entrepreneurs

A new program to increase entrepreneurial activity and stimulate job creation in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest is now being offered in Portland by the OSU College of Business.

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.