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OSU joins new education technology consortium

Oct 1, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has joined several leading research universities to create an education technology consortium called… Read full story.

Visiting faculty members to read at Oregon State on Oct. 10

Oct 1, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Authors Nick Dybek and Inara Verzemnieks will read from their work on Friday, Oct. 10, at… Read full story.

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Aspen recovering as wildlife populations shift in Yellowstone National Park

Sep 30, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park is undergoing dramatic shifts with consequences that are beginning to return… Read full story.

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Task force outlines major initiatives to prepare for Pacific Northwest earthquake, tsunami

Sep 30, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A task force that studied implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan today submitted to the Oregon… Read full story.

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Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves, OSU study shows

Sep 29, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from… Read full story.

Children with autism are more sedentary than their peers, new OSU study shows

Sep 26, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary… Read full story.

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OSU Ecampus named best online education program in Oregon

Sep 26, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Ecampus distance education program at Oregon State University has been named the best online college… Read full story.

New book details threats to the world’s forests, offers solutions for conservation

Sep 26, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As forestlands around the globe continue to diminish in the wake of human population growth and… Read full story.

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Mechanized human hands: System designed to improve hand function lost to nerve damage

Sep 25, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Engineers at Oregon State University have developed and successfully demonstrated the value of a simple pulley… Read full story.

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Anglers, beachcombers asked to watch for transponders from Japan

Sep 25, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Northwest anglers venturing out into the Pacific Ocean in pursuit of salmon and other fish this… Read full story.

Oregon GEAR UP Receives $18 Million for College Readiness

Sep 23, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon will receive $2.6 million a year for seven years for college readiness initiatives as part… Read full story.

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“Brain Breaks” increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools

Sep 23, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A recent Oregon survey about an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical activity into… Read full story.

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OSU President Ray calls for university-wide effort to halt sexual assaults

Sep 23, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray on Tuesday challenged all students, faculty, staff and community… Read full story.

Auditions for OSU production of ‘Mother Courage’ to be held Oct. 1-2

Sep 23, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Auditions for “Mother Courage and Her Children,” the first production of Oregon State University Theatre’s… Read full story.

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Compound from hops aids cognitive function in young animals

Sep 22, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops and beer, has been shown in a new… Read full story.

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OSU to move in most new students Sept. 23-24

Sep 18, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University will host its two main days of new resident move-in on Tuesday, Sept. 23,… Read full story.

Lack of facial expression leads to perceptions of unhappiness, new OSU research shows

Sep 17, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – People with facial paralysis are perceived as being less happy simply because they can’t communicate in… Read full story.

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Concern grows over pet pills and products, as well as those of owners

Sep 17, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have long been aware of the potential environment impacts that stem from the use and… Read full story.

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OSU part of national alliance to help students

Sep 16, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University and 10 other prominent research universities have formed a nationwide alliance aimed at… Read full story.

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Report urges individualized, cholesterol-targeted approach to heart disease and stroke

Sep 15, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – A recent guideline for using statins to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease has wavered too far from… Read full story.

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Vitamin E intake critical during “the first 1000 days”

Sep 15, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new… Read full story.

OSU, City of Corvallis to celebrate first Good Neighbor Day

Sep 15, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis are collaborating on the inaugural Good Neighbor Day… Read full story.

Land policy changes would sequester more carbon and conserve habitat

Sep 15, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Rewarding landowners for converting farmland into forest will be key to sequestering carbon and providing wildlife… Read full story.

OSU receives Gold designation for sustainability

Sep 12, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has again received a “Gold” designation from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating… Read full story.

Even small stressors may be harmful to men’s health, new OSU research shows

Sep 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Older men who lead high-stress lives, either from chronic everyday hassles or because of a series… Read full story.

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