OSU College of Business receives grant to expand career training and retention efforts

A $775,000 grant awarded to Oregon State University’s College of Business by the national nonprofit Strada Education Network will expand career training and retention efforts for the college’s 3,500 business majors.

Mindfulness and sleep can reduce exhaustion in entrepreneurs

When entrepreneurs are feeling exhausted but can’t afford the time for adequate sleep, they may be able to replenish their energy with mindfulness exercises such as meditation.

Addressing research gaps could help with development of disability-inclusive workplaces

Filling key gaps in the research and understanding of the treatment of people with disabilities in the workplace could help improve employee success on the job and develop more disability-inclusive workplaces, a new review of disability research has shown.

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.

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