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Conservation needs to recognize nature’s intrinsic value, researchers say

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Feb 19, 2015
Conservation policies may reflect the practical benefits of nature — food, medicine, clean water and air. But in this week’s issue of Conservation Biology, three scientists present a scientific and philosophical case for conserving nature on its own merits.… Read full story.
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Study outlines impact of tsunami on the Columbia River

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Feb 19, 2015
OSU engineers have created some of the most precise studies yet done of the impact of a major tsunami on the Columbia River, and how far inland flooding might occur.… Read full story.

Author Jenny Boully to read at Oregon State March 6

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Feb 19, 2015
Author Jenny Boully will read from her works on Friday, March 6, at Oregon State University’s Valley Library rotunda on the Corvallis campus beginning at 7:30 p.m.… Read full story.

Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to give Pauling Peace Lecture March 4

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Feb 18, 2015
Activist, writer and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will give the annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at OSU.… 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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