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Local educators, youth, communities and businesses are banding together to help Oregonians thrive through the Healthy Communities Outreach Project. Find out how OSU Extension and other volunteers in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties are helping Portland-area residents live healthier lives.

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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New “Student Success Initiative” to lower costs, increase graduation rates

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Feb 12, 2016
President Edward J. Ray has announced a new “Student Success Initiative,” calling on the university within four years to make an OSU degree an affordable reality for every qualified Oregonian.… Read full story.
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Herpes outbreak, other marine viruses linked to coral bleaching event

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Feb 11, 2016
Significant outbreaks of herpes and other viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events, especially as a result of multiple environmental stresses.… Read full story.
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Nutrient slowed cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer

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Feb 10, 2016
A new study shows that sulforaphane, a compound found at high levels in broccoli, can slow the growth of cancer cells, especially at early stages.… 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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