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.

People with rare diseases have poor health-related quality of life, OSU study finds

People with rare diseases frequently wait years for a proper diagnosis, have to travel long distances for specialty care and face high out-of-pocket health care expenses, a recent Oregon State University study found.

OSU hosting virtual and in-person conference focused on women in music June 2-4

Oregon State University is hosting an international conference focused on women in music June 2-4, held in a virtual and in-person format so presenters, performers and participants can join from all over the world.

OSU study finds ways to “nudge” students to make better use of academic support services

When trying to inform college students about campus resources they might explore to help boost their grades, limited email reminders work better than other methods, a recent study from Oregon State University found.

California shellfish farmers need greater flexibility to face climate change, OSU study finds

To adapt more nimbly to the challenges presented by climate change, shellfish farmers along the California coast say they need a streamlined regulatory process, better access to current data and stronger connections with scientists and other farms, a new Oregon State University study found.

‘The End of Roe?’ OSU to hold panel discussion Thursday on Supreme Court draft decision

Oregon State University experts will discuss the recently leaked draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that protected abortion access during a panel from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12.

Holocaust Memorial Week slate of events begins today at OSU

Monday, April 25 marks the start of the 35th annual observance of Holocaust Memorial Week at Oregon State University, which will run through May 3 and include seven free community events.

New study provides guidance for reconsidering harmful place names in national parks

In a new study examining the origins of more than 2,000 place names in 16 U.S. national parks, researchers have developed a tool for evaluating and changing names that may be harmful or rooted in white supremacy.

Oregonians perceive greater risk than benefit from natural gas export in state, OSU study finds

When presented with proposed natural gas export operations in the state, Oregonians are more likely to perceive the environmental and public health risks than the potential financial gains, a recent study from Oregon State University found.

Oregon report details dehumanizing experience of farmworkers during COVID pandemic

A recent report consisting of dozens of interviews with Oregon farmworkers offers a glimpse into the unsafe, unsustainable and often dehumanizing experiences farmworkers have endured during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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