Oregon State University

Faculty and Staff

Oregon State University is a place where people come together to solve challenging problems and make a positive difference in the world. Our faculty and staff — through education, research and service — are improving lives, preserving natural resources and driving innovations that advance economic growth.

July 21-25, 2014

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Jul 21, 2014

Study: ‘Sexy’ picture on social media make women less competent, attractive to their peers (Washington Post) Now a psychologist at Oregon State University has a new maxim for working women: Quit it with the sexy selfies already. They make you look way less competent — at least to your female peers. (see also Daily Telegraph, TIME, International Business [...] Read full story.

July 21-25, 2014

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Jul 21, 2014

Study: ‘Sexy’ picture on social media make women less competent, attractive to their peers (Washington Post) Now a psychologist at Oregon State University has a new maxim for working women: Quit it with the sexy selfies already. They make you look way less competent — at least to your female peers. (see also Daily Telegraph, TIME, International Business [...] Read full story.

July 14-18, 2014

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Jul 14, 2014

Where does oceanic methane come from? The seas’ most abundant organism (Popular Science Australia) “Their ability to [produce] methane is an interesting finding because it provides a partial explanation for why methane is so abundant in the high-oxygen waters of the mid-ocean regions,” said study co-author and Oregon State University microbiologist Steve Giovannoni. (see also [...] Read full story.