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Items of Interest for Senate District 17

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Oregon Humane Society reaches a spay/neuter milestone with Charlie the cat
After three and a half years, Monday marked the 30,000th pet

Gov. John Kitzhaber to deliver McCall lecture May 25 at OSU
“Challenge to Change,” begins at 7 p.m. in LaSells Stewart

Oregon BEST announces new consortium to fund research
Researchers Jason Ideker and David Trejo of OSU to research sustainable cement-based

Scientists, farmers to study climate change
Farmers and scientists in the inland Northwest are launching a $20 million study on how climate change will impact agricultural practices.

OSU named EPA Green Power Pac-10 Conference Champion
OSU purchased more renewable energy than any other school in the Pac-10

Space Station Beaming Images to Oregon Lab
OSU helps monitor eco systems via satellite

OSU receives wealth of records on historic Oregon farms
Century and sesquicentennial farm and ranch applications to be hosted/databased by

Oregon State student engineers design a barley malter to help learn about beer
OSU Engineering students develop their own barley malter for their Senior

Oregon nurseries explore unmanned drone technology to monitor fields
New MRRSS will help farmers identify and count plotted trees.

Oregon public universities are efficient, leaders tell legislators
Leaders defended the efficiency of Oregon's public universities...

Tuition money should go toward education
Article from the Bend Bulletin supporting passage of SB

Welcome to the Urban-Rural Divide
Cutting OSU extension centers would devastate rural

OSU Art About Agriculture Exhibition Opens May 6
17 artists will be showcased in the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences’ 29th annual “Art About Agriculture”

First Impressions Create Impact for Kids
How 4-H is helping elementary school students learn more about

Carbon sequestration estimate in U.S. increased – barring a drought
 By David Stauth, 541-737-0787 Contact: Beverly Law, 541-77-6111 or bev.law@oregonstate.edu This story is available online: http://bit.ly/idZ0sW CORVALLIS, Ore. – A research group has concluded that forests and other terrestrial ecosystems…

Hanging up the Extension cuts off rural Oregon
In July 2009, Sonny Ramaswamy arrived as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State. The next Monday, he was told to cut $10 million from his budget.…

OSU Takes Top Spot
OSU retains top spot in Oregon for RecycleMania (annual nationwide recycling competition between

Support for Higher Education
Oregon business support Higher

Higher ed’s trail through thick and (mostly) thin
David Sarasohn's Saturday

Environmentalists join farmers to protest cuts to Oregon State University’s research stations
OSU Research Stations featured in Saturday's

4-H Youth: Positive Youth Development
Matt Ferguson's generosity brings care and comfort to cancer

OSU’s Austin Family Business Program Launches Workshops
Oregon State University’s Austin Family Business Program will launch a series of monthly workshops for family businesses in Portland.

Friday: President Ray & Chancellor Pernsteiner Discuss Changes of OUS Governance
Excerpts from: Oregon University System can sustain positive momentum with more autonomy, leaders tell City Club of Portland - Bill Graves, The Oregonian Published: Friday, January 21, 2011, 7:17 PM   ”Oregon…

OSU gets $5M from Red Mill Founders to Establish New Center
Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods founders Bob and Charlee Moore have donated $5 million to Oregon State University to support research on nutrition.

OSU College of Education to focus on STEM, cultural and linguistic diversity
College of Education at Oregon State University is moving ahead on an academic

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