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“Brain Breaks” Increase Educational Performance And Activity In Elementary Schools
2014-09-26 03:23:57

A recent Oregon survey about an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical activity into the daily routine of elementary school students found it had a high level of popularity with both students and teachers, and offered clear advantages for overly sedentary educational programs.

2014-08-01 23:07:38

Engineering professionals who want to take on leadership roles can now earn a Master of Engineering degree online from Oregon State University that is focused on engineering management.

2014-06-24 23:02:15

Oregon State University has become the first institution in the state to have an accredited school of public health. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) June 24, 2014

2014-01-28 09:26:15

One of the few studies of its type has found that a startling 59 percent of college students at one Oregon university were “food insecure” at some point during the previous year, with possible implications for academic success, physical and emotional health and other issues.

World’s Multi-billion Dollar Foundry Industry May Soon Develop A Sweet Tooth
2012-11-09 10:41:43

This industry, that produces metal castings used in everything from water pumps and jet engines to railroad and automobile parts, dates back thousands of years to before Greek and Roman times.

2009-06-29 15:30:00

Corvallis High School Awarded Grant to Further Green Initiatives BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Ore.

2008-07-04 09:00:23

By Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. -- The parents of Brooke Wilberger, a former BYU student, have signaled they would support a plea deal should the man accused of abducting and killing their daughter four years ago reveal the whereabouts of her remains.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.