About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts includes the fine and performing arts, humanities and social sciences, making it one of the largest and most diverse colleges at OSU. The college's research and instructional faculty members contribute to the education of all university students and provide national and international leadership, creativity and scholarship in their academic disciplines.

Work by OSU’s John Selker on display in Woodshop Projects space

Works by John Selker, a professor of biological and ecological engineering, will be on display in August and September on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

Faculty work on exhibit at Oregon State’s Fairbanks Gallery

Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery of Art is hosting an exhibit of work by members of the art faculty throughout August and September.

OSU Summer Choir performs Gabriel Faurés’ Requiem Aug. 18

The Oregon State University Summer Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, in First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave.

Fifth season of OSU’s ‘SAC Presents’ series announced

“SAC Presents,” a visual and performing arts events series presented by the School of Arts and Communication at Oregon State University, will return for its fifth season in 2019-20.

Bard in the Quad at OSU to present ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in August

Oregon State University Theatre will present “Romeo and Juliet” for the 14th season of the popular Bard in the Quad summer productions in August.

 

On the origin of the word ‘oops’

In his research for a book on the cultural history of animal diseases, Ray Malewitz encountered a reference to the Great Epizootic of 1872, the most widespread and destructive horse flu epidemic in North American history. Shortly after, Malewitz, an associate professor in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University, came across the word “ooperzootics,” which he came to learn means a fit of craziness in humans. This led him to wonder: Are these two words related to the word “oops?”

OSU’s new arts and education complex to be located at 15th Street and Washington Way

Oregon State University leaders announced today that a new $70 million arts and education complex on OSU’s Corvallis campus will be built at the corner of Southwest 15th Street and Washington Way.

Erik Leung hired as director of bands at Oregon State University

Erik Leung, director of bands at Fresno Pacific University in California, has been hired as director of bands at Oregon State University.

Private prisons have a political role in corrections issues in the U.S., researcher finds

Private prisons play a political role in immigration and incarceration issues in the United States and the industry may face obstacles as well as opportunities in the current political landscape, a new paper from an Oregon State University researcher suggests.

LGBT-identifying females are at increased risk of substance use in early adolescence

Females who identify as sexual minorities face an increased risk of substance use that shows up as early as age 13, suggesting early adolescence is a critical period for prevention and intervention efforts, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

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