OSU to host Marine Science Day on April 8

Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 8, will give visitors an opportunity to see labs behind-the-scenes, interact with student scientists and learn more about marine research.

OSU names Mix, Selker as distinguished professors

OSU has named Alan Mix and John Selker as its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.

Corliss, OSU to commemorate 40th anniversary of hydrothermal vents discovery

Oregon State University will celebrate the discovery 40 years ago of hydrothermal vents with a two-day commemorative event.

Low snowpacks of 2014, 2015 may become increasingly common with warmer conditions

Oregon experienced very low snowpack levels in 2014 and historically low snowpack levels in 2015and research suggests that may not be an anomaly in the future.

AAAS and Oregon State University announce 2016 Fellows

Three Oregon State University professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

West Coast record low snowpack in 2015 influenced by high temperatures

The western-most region of the continental United States set records for low snowpack levels in 2015 and scientists point the finger at high temperatures, not low precipitation.

Oregon State to issue proposal request for project to build research vessels

OSU is issuing a request for proposals to construct up to three advanced regional class research vessels to help replenish the U.S. academic fleet.

OSU names marine science leader from Southern California to head college

Roberta Marinelli, a marine science leader from Southern California, has been named dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at OSU.

Study finds major earthquake threat from the Riasi fault in the Himalayas

New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people.