Treadmill desks offer limited benefits, pose challenges in the workplace, study shows

The increase in physical activity by office workers using treadmill desks was small and did not help workers meet public health guidelines for daily exercise, an OSU researcher found.

OSU class addresses need for cybersecurity professionals

OSU and Intel are collaborating to produce a new course on cybersecurity, taught by field experts from around the world.

Education aids understanding, reduces stigma of facial paralysis, OSU study shows

A little bit of sensitivity training can help people form better first impressions of those with facial paralysis, new OSU research indicates.

Introverts could shape extroverted co-workers' career success, OSU study shows

Introverted employees are more likely to give low evaluations of job performance to extroverted co-workers, giving introverts a powerful role in workplaces that rely on peer-to-peer evaluation.

OSU Center for Latino/a Studies and Engagement joins Latino consortium

OSU’s Center for Latino/a Studies and Engagement has been selected to join the Inter-University Program for Latino Research, a national consortium of university-based research centers.

OSU to expand collaboration, outreach on UAVs, sensing technologies

Oregon State University has formed a new group to organize and expand its work and collaboration with unmanned aerial vehicles and sensing technologies.

Corvallis Science Pub focuses on Ebola

Patrick Iversen, a professor at Oregon State University, led the development of a drug that targets the genetic machinery of the Ebola virus. At the Dec. 8 Corvallis Science Pub, he will review what scientists know about Ebola and how the new drug works.

Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows

An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new OSU study shows.

Study: State, federal role in electric utilities' labor issues should be reexamined

It may be time to re-examine the role of public utility commissions and the effect of the National Labor Relations Act in labor disputes regarding electric utilities, an OSU professor suggests.

'Go Baby Go' mobility program for children with disabilities expands to OSU

Oregon State University is the newest hub for 'Go Baby Go,' which provides modified, ride-on cars to young children with disabilities so they can move around independently.