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Portland has long been known as “Beervana,” and while “Cidervana” isn’t as familiar a nickname, Portland’s hard cider industry is growing. Fast.

Through research and partnerships throughout the greater Portland metropolitan area, Oregon State University faculty and staff are working to improve the economic health and preserve the quality of life of the region and the state. Read more...

 

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Mechanized human hands: System designed to improve hand function lost to nerve damage

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Sep 25, 2014
The OSU creation of a simple pulley mechanism for implantation in human hands may some day help restore grasping function for people with nerve damage.… Read full story.
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“Brain Breaks” increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools

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Sep 23, 2014
An exercise DVD created by the Healthy Youth Program at the Linus Pauling Institute may help promote short exercise breaks in elementary school classrooms.… Read full story.
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OSU President Ray calls for university-wide effort to halt sexual assaults

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Sep 23, 2014
Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray on Tuesday challenged all students, faculty, staff and community members to work together to end sexual violence.… Read full story.

Auditions for OSU production of ‘Mother Courage’ to be held Oct. 1-2

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Sep 23, 2014
Auditions for 'Mother Courage and Her Children,' the first production of Oregon State University Theatre’s 2014-15 season, will be held Oct. 1-2… Read full story.

Portland Highlights

On Saturday, May 5, the 2012 Icons of Pharmacy were honored at a dinner and reception held at Portland City Grill.  In addition to the guests of honor, Larry Cartier (’74), Bob Coulter (’73), and Carl Heisel (’75), the College of Pharmacy welcomed a number of past recipients of the Icons of Pharmacy award, alumni, and friends to the celebration. Recognition as an Oregon State University Icon of Pharmacy and induction into the Pharmacy Hall of Fame is an honor reserved for those who have demonstrated dedication to the College of Pharmacy and distinguished themselves through sustained, meritorious contributions to pharmacy throughout their careers. Read more about the 2012 Icons of Pharmacy honorees.

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