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Oregon State scientist offers perspective on GMOs at AAAS annual meeting

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Feb 13, 2016
Campaigns that seek to stigmatize all genetically modified crops and foods through “GMO-free” labeling distort the scientific record on their safety and represent an abuse of science, a leading biotechnology researcher said today.… Read full story.
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New “Student Success Initiative” to lower costs, increase graduation rates

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Feb 12, 2016
President Edward J. Ray has announced a new “Student Success Initiative,” calling on the university within four years to make an OSU degree an affordable reality for every qualified Oregonian.… Read full story.
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Herpes outbreak, other marine viruses linked to coral bleaching event

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Feb 11, 2016
Significant outbreaks of herpes and other viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events, especially as a result of multiple environmental stresses.… 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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