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Why do beavers build dams? Why do they eat wood? Why do they have buck teeth? Scientists at Oregon State hope to gain insights about the school’s mascot by sequencing the beaver genome.

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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Safe spaces play important role in community-based HIV prevention, research finds

Nov 16, 2015
The creation and sustainment of “safe spaces” may play a critical role in community-based HIV prevention efforts by providing social support and reducing environmental barriers for vulnerable populations, a new study from an Oregon State University researcher has found.… Read full story.

OSU students in France reported safe; campus services offered to French students

Nov 14, 2015
Oregon State University officials have determined that all 24 students participating in education programs offered in France are safe following terrorist attacks Friday night in Paris.… Read full story.

Oregon State University Opera Workshop presents scenes from ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

Nov 13, 2015
The Oregon State University Opera Workshop will present “An Evening of Opera,” Tuesday, Nov. 24, in OSU’s new Learning Innovation Center.… Read full story.
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Barriers to health care increase disease, death risk for rural elderly

Nov 12, 2015
Research on adults ages 85 or older has found that rural residents have significantly higher levels of chronic disease, take more medications, and die earlier than their urban counterparts.… 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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