Gut microbes are key to health benefit delivered by hops compound

The health-enhancing performance of a compound found in hops is dependent upon its interactions with intestinal microorganisms, new research by Oregon State University shows.

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.

New grant will help OSU researchers find ways to prevent injury in Dungeness crab industry

A team of Oregon State University researchers will use a new federal grant to study how different equipment configurations onboard crab vessels could help prevent injury to crabbers.

Doing hard things is second nature when students’ education is on the line

The OSU Center for Child Development kept the doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic

Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study from Oregon State University found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

Beaver Confident on campus: Cleaning and disinfecting OSU’s spaces

Staff prepares for a return of students and employees to campus

Recess quality influences student behavior, social-emotional development, OSU study finds

Recess quality, not just the amount of time spent away from the classroom, plays a major role in whether children experience the full physical, mental and social-emotional benefits of recess, a new study from Oregon State University found.

Mural, mural, on the wall, who's included? One and all

 OSU vet school graduating class of 2021 gifts mural painted by OSU student

OSU accelerates local efforts to improve Latinx vaccine confidence and uptake

Oregon's Latinx population has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and whose vaccination rate lags behind other races and ethnicities.

Quality supervision, coworker support key to child welfare caseworker retention, OSU study finds

Instead of looking at the reasons child welfare caseworkers leave their jobs, Oregon State University researchers examined the common factors among workers who stay in the field, and what makes them feel most satisfied in their work.

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