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College of Business alumnus Trey Winthrop has worked his way up to serve as chief financial officer at Bob’s Red Mill in Milwaukie. In addition to focusing on the numbers and “corporate storytelling,” Winthrop has also found ways to give back to his alma mater.

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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Common antimicrobial agent rapidly disrupts gut bacteria

May 18, 2016
Research suggests that triclosan, an antimicrobial agent found in consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toothpaste, can rapidly disrupt bacterial communities found in the gut.… Read full story.
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Study finds major earthquake threat from the Riasi fault in the Himalayas

May 17, 2016
New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people.… Read full story.
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Ocean bacteria are programmed to alter climate gases

May 16, 2016
SAR11, the most abundant plankton in the world’s oceans, are pumping out massive amounts of two sulfur gases that play important roles in the Earth’s atmosphere.… Read full story.

Portland Highlights

Kevin McShane, who attended Portland's Jesuit High School and Clackamas Community College, comes from a long list of family members who have attended Oregon State, including his father (Bill), mother (Laura), step-mother (Beth) and five cousins. He arrived at OSU for the 2008-2009 season as a walk-on and left as a three-year team captain. Kevin, who aspires to be a high school teacher and basketball coach, notes that "being a team captain isn't about yelling at guys or giving compliments. It's about being a leader on the court, off the court, in the locker room and trying to be the best player you can be and helping others be better players and people at the same time." Read more about other Oregon State Everyday Champions.

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