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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 spayed/neutered

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Gov. John Kitzhaber to deliver McCall lecture May 25 at OSU

“Challenge to Change,” begins at 7 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center

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Oregon BEST announces new consortium to fund research

Researchers Jason Ideker and David Trejo of OSU to research sustainable cement-based products

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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.

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OSU named EPA Green Power Pac-10 Conference Champion

OSU purchased more renewable energy than any other school in the Pac-10

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Space Station Beaming Images to Oregon Lab

OSU helps monitor eco systems via satellite images

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OSU receives wealth of records on historic Oregon farms

Century and sesquicentennial farm and ranch applications to be hosted/databased by OSU

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Oregon State student engineers design a barley malter to help learn about beer

OSU Engineering students develop their own barley malter for their Senior Project

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Oregon nurseries explore unmanned drone technology to monitor fields

New MRRSS will help farmers identify and count plotted trees.

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Oregon public universities are efficient, leaders tell legislators

Leaders defended the efficiency of Oregon's public universities...

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Tuition money should go toward education

Article from the Bend Bulletin supporting passage of SB 242.

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Welcome to the Urban-Rural Divide

Cutting OSU extension centers would devastate rural Oregon

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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” exhibition

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First Impressions Create Impact for Kids

How 4-H is helping elementary school students learn more about nutrition

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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 universities)

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Support for Higher Education

Oregon business support Higher Education

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Higher ed’s trail through thick and (mostly) thin

David Sarasohn's Saturday Editorial

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Environmentalists join farmers to protest cuts to Oregon State University’s research stations

OSU Research Stations featured in Saturday's Oregonian

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4-H Youth: Positive Youth Development

Matt Ferguson's generosity brings care and comfort to cancer patients

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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.

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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.

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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 transformation.

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