Oregon State University


Wave graphic

Unlocking Mysteries • Sustaining Our World

Oregon State University, a land, sea, space, and sun grant insititution near the Oregon coast, brings together a wealth of educational, research and public outreach programs in marine science. Here you will find a world-class oceanographic institute, the world's largest wave tank, a coastal marine science center, and a wide range of marine programs, research facilities, and collaborative education programs that cross departments to study the Earth as a system.

Marine Science News from OSU

OSU News Release

OSU names Lubchenco adviser for marine sciences

Apr 17, 2014
Former NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco is back on the faculty of Oregon State where she has a new role – adviser to the university on marine studies issues.… Read full story.

Marine Science Day: An opportunity to explore behind-the-scenes

Apr 2, 2014
OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center will host its popular Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 12, offering the opportunity to meet scientists working at the research facility, take tours and explore the exhibits.… Read full story.

NOAA planning leader to direct Oregon Sea Grant program

Mar 21, 2014
Shelby Walker, a marine scientist and administrative leader with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has been named director of the Oregon Sea Grant College Program.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU Board of Trustees endorses future tuition levels, funding requests

Mar 14, 2014
The OSU Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed a plan to continue phasing out the tuition plateau, which gives undergrads who take from 12-15 credit hours a break on tuition.… Read full story.

Marine Science Events


Octopus Feeding

Come watch our giant Pacific octopus being fed!  Each feeding is accompanied by a 20 min. long discussion about octopus natural history, which includes access to preserved octopus biofacts.…

Fred Talks

Dr. Fred Duerr is currently delivering 20-minute presentations in the Hennings Auditorium on Saturdays. His current topic is “Potable Water,†which includes tips on how to access to


Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium

The theme for this year’s symposium is Branching out: Communicating forest research beyond academics. This unique all-college event is an exciting opportunity to share research and ideas

View the Entire Calendar

Contact Info

Copyright ©  2014 Oregon State University