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Bacteria in ancient flea may be ancestor of the Black Death


A 20-million-year-old fossil of a flea in amber may contain the world's oldest evidence of bacteria that could have caused the bubonic plague.


Study finds valley sites lost – and gained – about half of their bird diversity in 60 years


A new study has documented the loss of roughly 50 percent of the bird species in five Willamette Valley sites – yet at the same time, recorded almost the same number of new species.

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U.S. Department of Education awards $8.9 million to alliance including OSU


The U.S. Department of Education awarded $8.9 million to the University Innovation Alliance (through Georgia State University) to improve student success at its 11 members, including OSU.


Impacts of El Niño, La Niña on Pacific Ocean communities, beaches could expand in 21st century


A hazard analysis of 48 Pacific Ocean beaches in three continents found the biggest factor influencing communities and beaches in all regions was the impact of El Niño and La Niña events.

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12 Oct 2015

Seventh Annual International Film Festival: October 12th-18th

Organized and hosted by the School of Language, Culture, and Society in the College of Liberal Arts

12 Oct 2015

October Science Pub

Shaking Up the Northwest: The Cascadia Earthquake In Our Future

21 Oct 2015

Fall All Industry Career Fair

Attend the Career Fair to meet over 100 employers interested in hiring OSU students and alumni

23 Oct 2015

Welcoming Diversity

Valuing the differences among us

11 Nov 2015

Veterans Day observed

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