Oregon State University

Faculty and Staff

Oregon State University is a place where people come together to solve challenging problems and make a positive difference in the world. Our faculty and staff — through education, research and service — are improving lives, preserving natural resources and driving innovations that advance economic growth.

Dec. 15-19, 2015

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Dec 15, 2014

Cape Cod mystery: A surge of stranded sea turtles (New York Times) “Cold-stunning events are really hard things to explain,” said Selina Heppell, an Oregon State University biologist who has been studying changes in the Kemp’s ridley population for 20 years. “They are caused by local conditions, such as sharp changes in temperature, but the [...] Read full story.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

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Dec 12, 2014

Oregon moves toward girding schools against an inevitable great quake (New York Times) In the Pacific Northwest, which will face a great earthquake (and almost certainly a tsunami) when the offshore Cascadia fault next ruptures, there are signs of progress in efforts to limit losses. The earthquake timeline above, from Chris Goldfinger and others at Oregon State University, [...] Read full story.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

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Dec 11, 2014

Football coach Gary Andersen goes to Oregon State from Wisconsin (Bloomberg) Oregon State University hired Gary Andersen away from the University of Wisconsin as its new football coach, six days after Mike Riley moved from Oregon State to Nebraska. (see also ESPN, Register-Guard, Yahoo Sports)  Oregon State Beavers detail massive Valley Football Center renovation project (Oregonian) Before Oregon State went [...] Read full story.