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 28-Aug. 1, 2014

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Jul 28, 2014

What do wild animals do in a wildfire? (National Geographic) “People look at burned areas and think they’re dead. They’re not dead. They’ve just changed,” says Patricia Kennedy, a wildlife biologist at Oregon State University in Union. “It’s a whole new habitat.” Abrupt climate shifts in the past offer warning for future (Scientific American) In such [...] Read full story.

July 28-Aug. 1, 2014

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Jul 28, 2014

What do wild animals do in a wildfire? (National Geographic) “People look at burned areas and think they’re dead. They’re not dead. They’ve just changed,” says Patricia Kennedy, a wildlife biologist at Oregon State University in Union. “It’s a whole new habitat.” Abrupt climate shifts in the past offer warning for future (Scientific American) In such [...] 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.