Oregon Social Learning Center News

June 25, 2015

Few Alcoholics Receive Needed Treatment

Few Alcoholics Receive Needed Treatment Oregon Youth Study Data suggests that alcohol problems are often underreported June 24, 2015 A new study suggests alcohol addiction is more prevalent than previously believed but few alcoholics ever receive needed treatment. New research from the Oregon Youth Study recently published online in Comprehensive Psychiatry suggests that people often […]

May 22, 2015

Many Men’s Drinking Increases in Their 30’s, Study Shows

Scientists at the Oregon Social Learning Center found that in their 30s many men increase the total amount they drink overall, and have ongoing alcohol-related problems. Nearly one half of the study men drank 13 drinks per week at age 29 years, increasing to 18 drinks per week on average by age 37 years. Almost […]

May 6, 2015

EdTech Evolution

Oregon Social Learning Center is among an handful of industry leaders that are championing an education/technology cluster in Eugene to drive entrepreneurship and innovation. Learn More… Open for Business

September 26, 2014

New decision-making model shows KEEP to be effective at increasing permanency and stability for foster children

New decision-making model shows KEEP to be effective at increasing permanency and stability for foster children. Read the article. Goldhaber-Fiebert_et_al_2012_APMH

August 29, 2014

KITS named a “Bright Spot” by the campaign for Grade-Level Reading

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

August 14, 2014

OSLC Chief Varnum Discusses Economic Impact of Independent Research Organizations at Regional Prosperity Summit

At this year’s summit, OSLC’s Chief Operating Officer Rick Varnum discussed the impact of OSLC and other independent research organizations as a member of the Education Technology and Research Panel. Participants learned that OSLC’s economic impact includes 130 living wage jobs, bringing $7.5M to Eugene in federal funding and an additional $5.0 M in city government and private foundation funding.

Oregon Social Learning Center receives $9 Million grant to create Translational Drug Abuse Prevention Center

Eugene, Ore.—The Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC), in collaboration with the University of Oregon, New York Foundling, and the University of Southern California, recently received a $9 Million grant from National Institute of Drug Abuse to launch the Translational Drug Abuse Prevention Center (TDAP). The grant is one of the largest ever received by OSLC. […]

August 13, 2014

South Lane School District will partner with OSLC, United Way to survey parents, compile data

Cottage Grove Sentinel, by Jon Stinnett A federal grant recently received from the U.S. Department of Education will be used to gauge the readiness of youth in South Lane School District for kindergarten. On July 1, The Institute of Education Sciences, a component of the Department of Education, announced that a new researcher-practitioner partnership grant […]

July 29, 2014

KITS before kindergarten helps kids with development and behavior problems

Prevention Action

May 22, 2014

Parenting After Prison

Partners for our Children Blog

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