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A white-winged insect has infested the Portland metro area, a nuisance to residents and a threat to plants. Oregon State University Extension Service entomologist Robin Rosetta says the situation should improve with colder temperatures.

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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Low-oxygen ‘dead zones’ in North Pacific linked to past ocean-warming events

Nov 18, 2015
A new study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic conditions that led to vast marine dead zones.… Read full story.

OSU students to hold vigil for victims of violence around world

Nov 18, 2015
The Ettihad Cultural Center is holding a candle light vigil to stand in solidarity with victims of mindless terror… Read full story.

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.

Portland Highlights

Benny Beaver greets one of his favorite Portland Metro television personalities, the genial KATU-2 meteorologist Dave Salesky. Dave is a self-confessed weather geek, which comes in handy in the Pacific Northwest. He has a seal from the American Meteorological Society and a certificate of meteorology from Mississippi State University, and has forecasted weather from Spokane to Portland. And, like Benny, Dave is an avid outdoorsman who can usually be found out enjoying Oregon's rivers and mountains when he's not forecasting the next arrival of rain.

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