Brain Breaks Increase Educational Performance And Activity

“Brain Breaks” Increase Educational Performance And Activity In Elementary Schools

Oregon State University 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...

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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. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 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. The new program is offered by faculty in OSU’s School of Mechanical, Industrial...

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 Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation today, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition. The accreditation, from the Council on Education for Public Health, means OSU has the only accredited school of public health between San Francisco and...

2014-01-28 09:26:15

The study this story is based on is available in ScholarsArchive@OSU: http://bit.ly/LCp10Y 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. Contrary to concerns about obesity and some students packing on “the freshman 15” in weight gain, another reality is...

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

Oregon State University 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. It was important in the advance of human civilization, but still continues to evolve. Some modern technologies use various types of “binders” to essentially glue together sands and other materials to form sophisticated molds, into which molten metals are...

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. has been named "America's Most Eco-Friendly School" in the Walmart "Earth Day Every Day School Challenge." According to Corvallis High School officials, the school consumes 30 percent less energy than every other school built to the Oregon code, and it hopes to consume even less by one day installing solar panels on the building's...

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. That came in a statement Benton County District Attorney John Heraldson released Wednesday on the family's behalf. Joel Courtney is being held without bail in Benton County. A trial is not expected to begin before 2010. Brooke...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.