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MLK Day of Service on January 19th

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is about coming together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy and help further his dream for peace by serving our neighbors and communities. MLK Day is a perfect opportunity for us to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers […]

Oregon State U now smoke-free campus

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

From oregonstate.edu/smokefree: On Sept. 1, 2012, Oregon State University joined hundreds of other U.S. colleges and universities that are already smoke or tobacco free. Having a smoke-free campus is consistent with OSU’s mission and initiatives to promote healthy living and a healthy planet. Second-hand smoke is an identified health hazard increasing the risk for cancer, […]

OSU Researchers Involved in Mars Landing

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

  On August 6th, the rover Curiosity landed in the Gale Crater on Mars. Jeff Barnes and Dan Tyler have been working for the past four years with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California on a computer model of the Martian atmosphere. They have been using the model to make adjustments to the spacecraft’s […]

OSU Names Two New Deans

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Oregon State University’s College of Forestry and College of Engineering have named new deans within the last few weeks. Sandra Woods returns to OSU from Colorado State, where there she was the dean of the College of Engineering since 2006. During her time on the OSU faculty (1984-2001), Woods was honored for her teaching and […]

OSU Neuroscientist receives National Science Foundation Award

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Sarina Saturn who is a neuropsychologist and an assistant professor of psychology at Oregon State University has earned The Career Award, which is the most prestigious award from NSF for new faculty members.  Sarina is going to be creating a partnership between the Cross-Cultural Mentorship Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program at OSU to […]

Campus Will be Closed on Friday, January 20th

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Oregon State University’s main campus will be closed on Friday, January 20 due to continued flooding, road closures, and possible additional dangerous conditions as rivers and creeks crest during the next 12 to 24 hours.  We apologies for the inconvenience and please travel safely. For updated information as it becomes available, phone 541-737-8000 or visit […]

Hiring the Best and the Brightest

Friday, December 9th, 2011

We are excited to share that this year OSU has hired 80 faculty members that are the best and brightest.   They are coming from all over the nation and internationally from notable institutions.  The new tenure track faculty members have experience at prestigious universities and big impact companies.  Here’s the full story:  The rapid growth […]

Amazing Race: OSU Professor and husband continue in the race.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The amazing race continues! Earlier this year we blogged about a couple who were set to compete in the amazing race Bill and Cathi, who is a professor at Oregon State University.  First Blog on Bill and Cathi. They have been all over the world at this point in the season starting at Taiwan and […]

NOAA’s Marine Operations in Newport, OR

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

This Saturday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) dedicated their new Marine Operations Center-Pacific Facility in Newport, OR (also home to Oregon State’s Hatfield Marine Science Center). Heading that dedication was former OSU distinguished professor Jane Lubchenco, who is the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the first woman administrator for NOAA. Lubchenco was a […]

OSU Research Funding Maintains Momentum

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

With the state of the current economy, many research universities across the nation have experienced around a 15% or more decline in research funding. Oregon State University, on the other hand, has manages to be roughly the same as last year with external funding at $261.7 million, down $13.4 million or 4.9% from last year. […]

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