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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.

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.

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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 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.

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Program expansion to continue progress with wave energy development

Sep 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – With the support of new funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Northwest National… 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.

OSU to celebrate Johnson Hall construction on Sept. 15

Sep 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will celebrate the construction launch of its newest engineering building on Monday, Sept.… Read full story.

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OSU part of major grant to study Southern Ocean carbon cycle

Sep 9, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new six-year, $21 million initiative funded by the National Science Foundation will explore the role… Read full story.

OSU launches new online programs to decrease high-risk alcohol use, sexual assaults

Sep 4, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has introduced a new series of required online courses aimed at combating alcohol… Read full story.

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Use of dengue vaccine may cause short-term spikes in its prevalence

Sep 4, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As researchers continue to work toward vaccines for serious tropical diseases such as dengue fever, experts… Read full story.

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Greener neighborhoods lead to better birth outcomes, new research shows

Sep 4, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mothers who live in neighborhoods with plenty of grass, trees or other green vegetation are more… Read full story.

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Study resolves discrepancy in Greenland temperatures during end of last ice age

Sep 4, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study of three ice cores from Greenland documents the warming of the large ice… Read full story.

OSU seeks public’s help to transcribe historic letters from start of the Cold War

Sep 4, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – After the atomic attack on Nagasaki at the end of World War II, America’s jubilation at… Read full story.

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Study: Pacific Northwest shows warming trend over past century-plus

Sep 2, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The annual mean temperature in the Pacific Northwest has warmed by about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit since… Read full story.

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Businesses and government agencies increase Oregon State research funding in 2014

Sep 2, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University’s growing research enterprise achieved its second highest level of funding support ever, in… Read full story.

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NSF grant gives OSU unique materials characterization capability

Sep 2, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has received a $648,000 “major research instrumentation” grant from the National Science Foundation,… Read full story.

Grant will support, encourage women in academic STEM careers at OSU

Sep 2, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to… Read full story.

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Grant to improve STEM success among underrepresented students

Aug 29, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to… Read full story.

Fungi that changed the world featured at Corvallis Science Pub

Aug 29, 2014

If you eat bread, drink beer or take antibiotics, thank the fungi that make these things possible. At the… Read full story.

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Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors

Aug 29, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University researchers are combining diatoms, a type of single-celled photosynthetic algae, with nanoparticles to… Read full story.

OSU construction will impact game day traffic

Aug 27, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University opens its football season this Saturday, Aug. 30, with a 1 p.m. game… Read full story.

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