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.

OSU School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies announces Cabildos Speaker Series

Oregon State University’s School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies announced the lineup for a new live webcast speaker series that seeks to center Black voices in academia.

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series fall season begins Friday, Oct. 2

The Oregon State University Anthropology Lecture Series opens its fall season with “Visioning OSU as an anti-racist institution” by OSU Chief Diversity Officer Charlene Alexander.

Student expectations, self-confidence major predictors for how they fare in remote learning

A new Oregon State University study found significant links between students’ self-perception upon entering remote courses and their overall academic performance.

OSU’s American Strings webcast presents An Evening with Rosanne Cash on Sept. 15

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, eldest daughter of country music legend Johnny Cash, will perform next month as part of the American Strings Series organized by Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts and the OSU Alumni Association.

New book on sport marriages details systemic subordination of women

In a new book based on nearly 30 years of study, Oregon State University researcher Steven M. Ortiz delves into the marital realities facing women married to professional athletes, including infidelity, sexism and a significant power imbalance in their relationships.

OSU Theatre presents “Bard in Your Yard” podcast production of Macbeth, available Aug. 14

Witches cackling, swords clanging, ominous music warning of something wicked coming this way — such are the dramatic forces shaping this year’s immersive audio version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, performed by Oregon State University Theatre.

Historians offer context, caution on lessons 1918 flu pandemic holds for COVID

The parallels between COVID-19 and the 1918-19 influenza pandemic can seem eerie at times: the disproportionate impact on marginalized people, the arguments over mask use, the lack of scientific consensus, the calls for hand-washing and social distancing.

OSU’s American Strings Series presents live webcast with renowned blues artist Keb’ Mo’

The Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts (CLA) and the Oregon State University Alumni Association present a conversation and live remote performance with blues artist and five-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’ at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19.

Study finds clothing-based racist stereotypes persist against Black men

Hardworking or lazy; trustworthy or dangerous: People often make assumptions about someone’s character and personality based solely on how they’re dressed.

OSU researcher joins ‘Ocean Nexus’ collaboration with UW to study equity in ocean governance

Oregon State University researcher Ana K. Spalding has received a grant from a recently established ocean research center to study issues of equity and inclusion in ocean governance.

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