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.

Public invited to Oregon State panel discussion on Russian invasion of Ukraine

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Russian military action in Ukraine will be the topic of a virtual panel discussion hosted by the Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 9.

OSU hosting panel discussion during Black History Month titled “It’s 2022. Do Black Lives Really Matter?” Feb. 28

Nearly two years after the murder of George Floyd and promises made across the nation to combat racism, Black faculty and staff at Oregon State University are holding a panel to discuss what has happened in the intervening time and what that means for the country.

Poor sleep and stress exacerbate each other among nurses who work night shift, OSU study finds

Nurses who work the night shift report more sleep disturbances and are more likely to suffer from psychological and physical health symptoms including PTSD, insomnia and inflammation, a recent study from an Oregon State University researcher found.

OSU study finds high levels of depression, anxiety among disabled people during COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from Oregon State University confirms what many in the disabled community already know: People with disabilities have been experiencing high levels of depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oregon State study finds lower math scores in high schools that switched to 4-day school week

A recent Oregon State University study analyzing the impact of a shorter school week for high schools found that 11th-grade students participating in a four-day week performed worse on standardized math tests than students who remained on five-day schedules.

Study from OSU researcher shows how alcohol dampens response to uncertain stressors

When drinking for stress relief, people may make risky decisions because the alcohol affects how much they worry about unknown or unpredictable stressors, new research from Oregon State University shows.

OSU study reveals how COVID shutdowns, restrictions affected countries’ electricity use

A new study from Oregon State University found that countries with stricter COVID-19 lockdowns and larger decreases in local travel early in the pandemic experienced steeper declines in electricity use than countries with more lax restrictions.

OSU winter lecture series will explore what a future with frequent wildfires means for community

An Oregon State University remote lecture series starting in January will host speakers who will discuss what living with wildfire looks like in practice, both as individuals and as communities. 

Major water birth safety study from OSU finds no increased risk of death, major trauma

Oregon State University researchers have conducted the largest study of water births to date and found they were associated with better overall outcomes than non-water births. 

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