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Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition.

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...

 

OSU News

OSU sociologist: Policy will determine economic impact of legal marijuana

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Aug 20, 2014
The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on policy decisions, according to sociologist Seth Crawford.… Read full story.

OSU among top 50 colleges in US for LGBT students

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Aug 18, 2014
Oregon State University received a five-out-of-five star rating from Campus Pride, ranking it among the top50 colleges in the United States for LGBT students… Read full story.
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OSU research helps Chinese crested terns make comeback

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Aug 18, 2014
Researchers established a new breeding colony for one of the world’s most endangered seabirds – the Chinese crested tern – which had a global population of fewer than 50 birds.… Read full story.
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First tagging study of Antarctic minke whales shows unique feeding

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Aug 18, 2014
Scientists for the first time have used tags to track the behavior of Antarctic minke whales and discovered that they feed in ways unique from other species.… 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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