Two OSU buildings selected for 2013 DeMuro Award

The Hallie Ford Center and Joyce Collin Furman Hall have been selected to receive the 2013 DeMuro Award by Restore Oregon.

Climate report: Wildfires, snowmelt, coastal issues top Northwest risks

The Northwest is facing increased risks from the decline of forest health, earlier snowmelt, and issues facing the coastal region, according to a new climate assessment report.

Excess omega-3 fatty acids could lead to negative health effects

A new review suggests that excess omega-3 fatty acids could have unintended health consequences, and that evidence-based dietary standards need to be established.

California's new mental health system helps people live independently

A study by Oregon State University researchers finds that comprehensive, community-based mental health programs in California are helping people with serious mental illness.

Autistic children with better motor skills more adept at socializing

In a new study looking at toddlers and preschoolers with autism, researchers found that children with better motor skills were more adept at socializing and communicating.

Intervention offered in kindergarten readiness program boosts children’s self-regulation skills

Adding a daily 20 to 30 minute self-regulation intervention to a kindergarten readiness program significantly boosted children’s self-regulation and early academic skills, an Oregon State University researcher has found.

Birth outcomes improve after implementation of coordinated care organizations, study finds

Oregon women on Medicaid were more than 10 percent less likely to have babies with low birthweight or abnormal conditions following the state’s implementation of coordinated care organizations, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

U.S. social policies helped keep child poverty rates from climbing during Great Recession

Social policies enacted in the United States during the Great Recession appear to have kept child poverty rates stable during a critical period when such programs were most needed because of a struggling economy, an Oregon State University researcher has found in a new study.

New book ‘Singlewide’ explores the role of the American trailer park as affordable housing

America’s rural trailer parks offer the promise of the American home ownership dream, but often fail to deliver on that dream as residents get caught in the trap of rising cost of home rental space and depreciating home values, a new book on rural trailer park life has concluded.

Oregon State University breaks record with $441 million in research grants

Oregon State University crossed the $400 million threshold in grants and contracts for the first time in the fiscal year that ended June 30, including being awarded a grant to build a $122 million regional research vessel.