Posts Tagged ‘Research’

OSU’s Impact on Oregon’s Economy is Growing

Friday, November 7th, 2008

I’ve written before about OSU’s economic impact on the State of Oregon. Research universities like OSU have a tremendous impact on state economies not only due to the immediate revenue that research creates but also because the innovations that spring from research can create whole new industries. See the transparent transistor. Legislators were on campus […]

OSU Researchers Work to Save Krab

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Supplies of Imitation Crab which is also known as Real Imitation Crab, Artificial Crab and my personal favorite: Krab; are currently dwindling due to a shortage of Alaskan Pollock and other highly available white fleshed fish. Krab is made from Surimi, which is a slurry of whitefish such as Alaskan Pollack that is refined for […]

Terri Irwin Humpback Whale Research Gift to Oregon State University Follow Up

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

As promised, here’s a video of the ceremony: Enjoy!

OSU students headed to Antarctica to study

Monday, February 4th, 2008

From the Oregonian: Oregon State University students and members of the public will have a chance to learn firsthand about the effects of climate change and human impacts on Antarctica through a special class that will take them to the continent for two weeks. “The Antarctic is where the rubber meets the road, when it […]

1.5 BILLION Reasons to Cheer!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

As an economics junkie I was thrilled to read this recently released study on Oregon State University’s economic footprint. OSU’s economic footprint is around 1.5 billion dollars. This is huge news not only for OSU but for the State of Oregon as well! OSU is the state’s only university designated as having “Very High Research […]

Multiple OSU Faculty Receive Various National Awards

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Oregon State University researchers, professors, and departmental faculty have received several top honors. Kevin Ahern, a senior instructor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University, has received the Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon. In their press release: This year’s Mentor Award honors Oregon State University’s Kevin Ahern, […]

OSU wave energy projects clear another hurdle

Monday, May 14th, 2007

Another approval, this time at the federal level, has been attained to move closer to creating a wave energy system off the Oregon Coast. Oregon State University researchers are working with an Irish company to begin testing electric-generating wave bouys off the Oregon Coast at Reedsport. Click this link to see more details of the […]

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