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Fish native to Japan found in Port Orford waters

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Feb 25, 2015
A team of scientists from OSU and ODFW is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan.… Read full story.
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OSU to outfit undersea gliders to “think like a fish”

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Feb 24, 2015
OSU researchers have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will allow them to outfit a pair of undersea gliders with acoustical sensors to make them "think like a fish."… Read full story.
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Study outlines threat of ocean acidification to coastal communities in U.S.

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Feb 23, 2015
Coastal communities in 15 states that depend on the $1 billion shelled mollusk industry are at long-term economic risk from the increasing threat of ocean acidification.… Read full story.

OSU Theatre to present Vietnam-era play, ‘Strange Snow,’ March 5-8

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Feb 20, 2015
Oregon State University Theatre will present a Lab Theatre production of Stephen Metcalf’s Vietnam-era play, 'Strange Snow,' in March.… 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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