Hubler leads charge as CLA and Honors College move to remote teaching

As Ecampus coordinator for SHPR, she was well prepared to meet the challenge

OSU offering ‘Punch Through Pandemics’ spring course for students, public

Will my parents be OK? Will I be able to keep my job? Will I still graduate on time? Will I even put on pants today?

As the most basic elements of daily life become uncertain amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of professors in Oregon State University’s School of Psychological Science has put together a new course that helps explain what’s happening in our brains and offers some evidence-based coping skills.

Frequent marijuana use may be related to risky decision-making in young adults

Young adults with a history of frequent marijuana use showed a greater propensity for risky decision-making in a recent Oregon State University study.

OSU study offers pathway to better address mental health in rare disease patients

People with a statistically rare disease are at greater risk of depression and anxiety than people with more common diseases, even if symptoms are similar.

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 to host Holocaust and Genocide Curriculum Symposium in Portland

Oregon State University’s College of Education will host a free, day-long curriculum symposium for K-12 educators who will soon be required to teach about the Holocaust and other acts of mass violence under a new Oregon law.

On the origin of the word ‘oops’

In his research for a book on the cultural history of animal diseases, Ray Malewitz encountered a reference to the Great Epizootic of 1872, the most widespread and destructive horse flu epidemic in North American history. Shortly after, Malewitz, an associate professor in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University, came across the word “ooperzootics,” which he came to learn means a fit of craziness in humans. This led him to wonder: Are these two words related to the word “oops?”

Private prisons have a political role in corrections issues in the U.S., researcher finds

Private prisons play a political role in immigration and incarceration issues in the United States and the industry may face obstacles as well as opportunities in the current political landscape, a new paper from an Oregon State University researcher suggests.

Tropical storms likely to become more deadly as climate changes, new research indicates

Tropical storms are likely to become more deadly under climate change, leaving people in developing countries, where there may be a lack of resources or poor infrastructure, at increased risk, new research from Oregon State University shows.

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