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 American Strings Series opens new season in person Oct. 6 with Shook Twins

Oregon State University’s American Strings Series, presented by the College of Liberal Arts, is launching its new season at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, with a special outdoor program featuring the indie-folk band Shook Twins.

OSU hosting free antiracism teaching conference to equip educators with practical techniques

Oregon State University is hosting a free, online conference this fall for secondary and college-level educators to learn about advancing antiracist teaching practices and to connect with a broader community working to implement those practices.

 

Students who misuse prescription drugs risk mental health, academic challenges, OSU study finds

College students who misuse prescription stimulants or opioids often experience negative mental health and academic outcomes even if they don’t use other illicit drugs, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Live theater returns to OSU in August with Bard in the Quad’s ‘Comedy of Errors’

Live theater returns to Oregon State University next month with the 16th season of Bard in the Quad featuring Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors.”

OSU professor joins call for broader, more equitable recognition of scholarship in academia

The current metrics for success in science perpetuate inequity by disproportionately penalizing women and people of color, whose broader contributions to the field often go unrecognized, argues a new paper written by a team of scientists, including an Oregon State University professor.

OSU College of Liberal Arts appoints executive director of arts and education

Peter Betjemann, a national expert on the history of art, design and literature, has been named the inaugural director of arts and education for Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts.

‘Shortcuts’ to increase female enrollment in economics may backfire, OSU study cautions

Current best practices for encouraging more female students to pursue degrees in economics may actually have the opposite effect and worsen gender disparities in the field, a recent study from Oregon State University found.

Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan to discuss voting rights in OSU McCall Lecture May 27

Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan will speak on Oregon’s voting system and ongoing efforts to establish fair, accessible elections for this year’s Governor Tom McCall Memorial Lecture at Oregon State University.

‘This IS Kalapuyan Land’ exhibition, talks come to Oregon State University starting May 11

An outdoor museum exhibition and series of talks recognizing native Kalapuya history and land stewardship in Oregon is coming to Oregon State University starting May 11.

OSU’s American Strings presents An Evening with Andrew Bird and Jimbo Mathus

The next installment of Oregon State University’s American Strings series will feature musicians Andrew Bird and Jimbo Mathus at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12.

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