For a small segment of fans, sports consumption can be compulsive and potentially harmful

For a small percentage of the most avid fans, sports consumption may also be compulsive and potentially harmful, much the way that compulsive shopping, tanning or use of social media can be to some people, new research from Oregon State University shows.

Top Oregon family businesses to be honored at Nov. 15 event

Several Oregon family businesses will be honored at the Oregon State University College of Business’ 2018 Excellence in Family Business Awards ceremony Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

Study abroad benefits students and faculty

Could religious freedom provide a shield for corporations supporting undocumented immigrants?

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act could provide a shield for liberal businesses seeking to support undocumented immigrants, much the same way the law has allowed conservative companies to challenge enforcement of health care and anti-discrimination laws, a researcher from Oregon State University suggests in a new paper.

Kissing up to the boss can increase employees’ bad behavior in the workplace, study shows

Kissing up to the boss at work may help boost employees’ careers but it also depletes the employees’ self-control resources, leaving them more susceptible to behaving badly in the workplace, a new study has found.

OSU robotics spinoff secures $8 million in new funding

Agility Robotics, a company launched at Oregon State University that designs and builds walking and running robots, has raised $8 million in new funding.

OSU student-run startups vie for more than $70,000 in cash and prizes

Student entrepreneurs pursuing companies involving kombucha, shoes, mental health safety and fraud-resistant electronic ledgers will vie for $70,000 in cash and prizes Feb. 27.

Workplace alcohol not always a perk for recent college grads seeking jobs

Offering alcohol to employees in the workplace may be a trendy perk of employment, but it doesn’t appear to be an enticement for recent college graduates just entering the workforce, new research published today from Oregon State University shows.