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Video games have the potential to educate the public and encourage development of creative solutions to social, economic and environmental problems.

Recent News Releases

OSU News Release
08/21/2014

A new study published in Science concludes that sunlight, not bacteria, is the key to converting organic carbon stored in Arctic tundra into carbon dioxide.

08/20/2014

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on policy decisions, according to sociologist Seth Crawford.

OSU News Release
08/18/2014

Scientists for the first time have used tags to track the behavior of Antarctic minke whales and discovered that they feed in ways unique from other species.

OSU News Release
08/18/2014

Researchers established a new breeding colony for one of the world’s most endangered seabirds  – the Chinese crested tern – which had a global population of fewer than 50 birds.

OSU News Release
08/15/2014

Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

Events

Celebrate University Day

Celebrating the people and achievements of OSU is what University Day is all about! Join in the celebration at University Day 2014 on Thursday, September 18 at the LaSells Stewart Center and the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Visit the expo to learn more about other departments across campus and resources both for you and for students. Meet friends from across campus — and make some new ones — at the free lunch.  Get inspired about the coming academic year from our keynote speaker and join us in congratulating those receiving this year’s awards.