Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to greenhouse gases that would exacerbate global warming.
Oregon State University’s College of Forestry Dean Thomas Maness announced this week his intention to begin immediately an approximate six-month change in responsibilities to attend to personal matters.
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday accepted a 10-year university business forecast that reflects plans to invest in strategic university student initiatives, manage expenses, increase enrollment strategically and offset cost increases including employee retirement benefits.
Oregon State University announced today a transformative commitment from a donor to its College of Veterinary Medicine that will dramatically increase the college’s ability to provide life-saving clinical care, professional education for future veterinarians, and research critical to animal and human health.
Oregon State University will continue to commemorate its 150th anniversary with nearly two weeks of free activities in mid-February centered around the university’s decades of work protecting coasts and oceans.