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.

Facial paralysis stigma takes emotional toll, especially when acquired later in life

People with facial paralysis are more likely to face depression and anxiety than the general population, especially if the paralysis occurs later in life rather than at birth, according to a recent study from Oregon State University.

OSU Theatre season continues with new play ‘The Expedition of Whispers’

Oregon State University’s Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 season next month with the world premiere of “The Expedition of Whispers.”

OSU’s American Strings series brings Chicago blues to Corvallis Feb. 12

Chicago blues artists Ronnie Baker Brooks and Billy Branch will perform at the next American Strings program at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Majestic Theatre.

College students use more marijuana in states where it’s legal, but they binge drink less

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher.

OSU Music à la Carte winter season opens Jan. 10

The Oregon State University Music à la Carte concert series opens the winter 2020 season at noon on Friday, Jan. 10 with a jazz performance by trumpeter-composer Douglas Detrick, guitarist Michael Gamble and drummer Ryan Biesack.

‘Schick Machine’ will perform on invented instruments Jan. 18 at Oregon State

A giant motorized Hurdy-gurdy, a deconstructed pipe organ and an array of spinning and thrashing metal are just some of the innovative machines that will fill the LaSells Stewart Center stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the next installment of the College of Liberal Arts’ School of Arts and Communication’s “SAC Presents” series.

Novelist Namwali Serpell to read at Oregon State University Jan. 9

Novelist Namwali Serpell will read at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. A book signing will follow.

 

OSU’s Fairbanks Gallery presents work by artist Brenda Mallory

“Found and Formed,” an exhibition of artwork by Brenda Mallory, will be on display Jan. 6-29 at the Fairbanks Gallery of Art at Oregon State University.

Partisanship and event characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather

Political affiliations, the presence of local environmental organizations and prior local media coverage of climate change play a role in how a community reacts to an extreme weather event, an article published today in Nature Climate Change concludes.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony to perform annual holiday concert Dec. 6

The Corvallis-OSU Symphony will perform its annual holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis.

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