|Study traces origin of cirrus clouds primarily to mineral dust and metals||
Researchers studying cirrus clouds have found the wispy trails of ice crystals form primarily on dust particles and unusual metal particles – which may be influenced by human activities.
|New biomechanics lab in Bend one of the few of its kind in the country||
OSU-Cascades is a partner in a new biomechanics laboratory opening in Bend this spring that will provide cutting-edge research and intervention for injuries - especially knees, ankles and hips.
|Linus Pauling science on tap for Corvallis Science Pub|
|Noted Native American storyteller Joseph Bruchac to perform May 9|
|50th anniversary of historic Everest climb||
Fifty years ago, a former Oregon State University student and faculty member became one of the first two Americans to scale Mt. Everest - a climbing feat held in awe half a century later.
|OSU international students to host spring festival Sunday|
|OUS offers first study abroad program to Cuba|
|OSU Press publishes first biography of Ava Helen Pauling||
The Oregon State University Press is publishing the first biography of Ava Helen Pauling, a noted peace activist and wife of Linus Pauling, the only individual to win two unshared Nobel Prizes.
|Antonya Nelson and Robert Boswell to give reading at OSU May 10|
|'The Misanthrope' opens May 9 in Corvallis|
|OSU choirs, alumni soloists to sing at Lincoln Center||
Three Oregon State University choirs will give a concert at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on Sunday, May 12, and travel packages have been developed for those who wish to attend.
|OSU to host conference on military and diplomacy May 7|
|OSU to hold 58th annual Luau this Saturday|
|Documentary explores students bringing water to Kenyan community|
|OSU to host popular Pet Day on Saturday, May 4||
Oregon State University will hold its 26th annual Pet Day on Saturday, May 4, when the College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors for tours, displays and a number of family-oriented events.
|Screening of documentary film held May 2-3|
|OSU names NC State scholar, NSF division director as science dean|
|Fruit-damaging fly could hit record population in Northwest this year||
The spotted wing drosophila fly, which lays its eggs in fruit and makes it unmarketable, could reach record population levels in the Pacific Northwest this year, according to OSU researchers.
|Earth Week at OSU offers sustainable events, opportunities||
Oregon State University is promoting sustainability and awareness with an array of events during Earth Week, which begins Saturday, April 20.
|OSU to shut down some buildings Sunday for electrical work|
|Outpatients, hospital patients face different problems with antibiotic resistance||
Antibiotic resistance is now as bad in some outpatient, community settings as it is in hospitals, and researchers say more needs to be done to study the issue.
|OSU to celebrate Austin Hall construction on April 19|
|German a capella group Vocaldente returns to OSU on April 25|
|Oregon State University featured in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges||
Oregon State University received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”
|Essayist and pianist join on May 1 to explore words and music|
|Soil parasite costs Northwest wheat growers $51 million in lost revenue, says OSU|
|Veteran and activist Bolger to give Pauling peace lecture on April 30|
|Excess vitamin E intake not a health concern||
A review of mechanisms the body uses to excrete excess vitamin E make it clear that it's almost impossible to take toxic levels of this nutrient. Deficiency is a much more important concern.
|Memoirist Dawn Raffel to read at OSU April 19|
|OSU faculty member honored in first Trans 100 list|
|Classic play by Sartre presented by OSU Theatre beginning April 18|
|Four Oregon State University students honored by Barry M. Goldwater Foundation|
|CEO Summit to be held May 7 in Portland|
|OSU aims for 1,000 Lane County 4-H'ers|
|Co-Q10 deficiency may relate to statin drugs, diabetes risk||
OSU pharmacy researchers have discovered that co-enzyme Q10 appears in laboratory tests to offset a serious side effect of statin drugs - an increase in adult onset diabetes.
|OSU Choirs "Sing Out!" in Portland|
|Remote-controlled aircraft to fly near Hermiston for potato research|
|OSU creates new health promotion program, seeks participants||
A new health promotion program aimed at people with physical mobility issues seeks participants from the Corvallis area.
|Play detailing the life of Frida Kahlo comes to OSU on April 26|
|OSU's agricultural art exhibit opens in Corvallis, then Roseburg|
|Lieberman to help guide OSU Venture Accelerator||
Mark Lieberman has been named as the new chief startup officer and co-director of the OSU Venture Accelerator, an initiative to help move university research to commercial success.
|CH2M HILL chairman and CEO to speak at OSU April 15|
|Invention could make spent nuclear fuel useful for irradiation purposes||
An OSU engineering student has invented a way to use spent nuclear fuel for a useful purpose: the irradiation of medical supplies, food or other products.
|OSU's College of Business celebrates outstanding alumni and businesses on May 7 in Portland|
|Pedestrians at serious risk when drivers are "permitted" to turn left||
A "permitted" left turn in heavy traffic poses a serious risk to pedestrian safety, a new study shows, because drivers may not look to see if pedestrians are present.
|OSU receives $4.7 million USDA grant to help Oregon teens stay healthy||
Oregon State University has received a grant of nearly $5 million to develop an obesity prevention and healthy lifestyle program for teenagers.
|Sexualization in media and toys focus of next Corvallis Science Pub|
|Putting a human face on a product: when brand humanization goes wrong||
A new study, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Marketing, finds there is a greater backlash by the public when a product branded with human characteristics fails.
|Humanitarian engineering documentary to be screened||
The film documentary Kel Wer tells the story of a group of Oregon State University students who traveled to the small village of Lela, Kenya, to help the community gain access to safe water.
|U.S. Bank creates scholarship endowment for high-achieving OSU students|
|Public invited behind doors of HMSC April 13 for Marine Science Day|
|New system to restore wetlands could reduce massive floods, aid crops||
OSU engineers designed a new system to create wetlands that could help farmers in the Midwest avoid catastrophic floods and retain water for when it's needed by crops.
|Screenwriter Mike Rich visits OSU for screening of 'Finding Forrester' on April 4|
|OSU Press publishes its first book for children|
|OSU selects Linfield exec for vice president post|
|Holocaust Memorial Week at OSU observed April 8-12|
|National security leader to deliver OSU commencement address in June||
Brigadier Gen. Julie A. Bentz, who advises President Obama on national security issues, will return to her alma mater later this spring when she delivers the commencement address at Oregon State University on June 15.
|OSU tracks furniture for special needs students through new Wi-Fi tagging system||
OSU’s Disability Access Services is using AeroScout Real-Time Location System and Asset Tracking & Management solution to instantly track the location of items in order to reduce costs through improved inventory utilization while ensuring that the campus is accessible and comfortable for everyone.
|Newport researchers seek to reduce bycatch in groundfish trawling||
Researchers from two agencies at the Hatfield Marine Science Center have tested a new bycatch reduction system that lowered the rate of incidental halibut bycatch by 57 percent.
|Miami marine science leader named director of OSU's Hatfield center|
|New website details Linus Pauling's breakthroughs in protein structure|
|Mobile LIDAR technology expanding rapidly||
The rapidly expanding technology of mobile LIDAR could change the way we see, study and record the land forms around us, with multiple applications in science and industry.
|Former CDC director Julie Gerberding to speak at OSU on April 3|
|New study questions the role of kinship in mass strandings of pilot whales||
A new study published in the Journal of Heredity has found that pilot whales do not beach themselves because of family ties - a hypothesis that has grown in popularity in recent years.
|OSU Alumni Association to honor three at April gala on campus|
|OSU turns winemaking waste into food supplements and flowerpots||
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked goods.
|Series of Austrian films will show in Corvallis starting April 9|
|New "moon" app a hit||
A new app created by Chris Vanderschuere, an OSU student, to describe current facts about the moon has been downloaded by more than a million people around the world.
|Reconstruction of temperature history shows significance of recent warming||
By the year 2100, Earth will be warmer under all greenhouse gas emission scenarios that at any time in the last 11,300 years, according to a newly published study in Science.
|OSU makes oysters safer to eat with improved purification method||
Oregon State University researchers have improved an old method of making oysters safer to eat so that more bacteria are removed without sacrificing taste and texture.
|OSU signs memorandum confirming partnership to help veterans|
|Study finds sexual health services for rural Latino men could be improved||
A new study based on interviews of rural Latino men in Oregon found these men need sexual health services designed for them, including more male health providers, convenient clinic hours, and Spanish-speaking doctors.
|OSU collecting electronics and plastics for recycling competition March 6-13||
Oregon State University is competing in the national RecycleMania competition and invites the public to contribute by recycling their electronics and film plastic during March 6-13.
|Harvard expert on happiness to speak at OSU on March 14|
|Fukushima cleanup continues, many areas restored||
After two years of cleanup, some areas near the damaged nuclear power plants at Fukushima, Japan, have made signficant progress, and OSU researchers say decisions will need to be made about how much more work needs done.
|Invasive species danger from tsunami may not be known for years||
OSU scientists who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the Japanese tsunami say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
|OSU lifts quarantine for equine influenza, cites swift biosecurity as key to halt outbreak|
|OSU alum overcomes poverty to win national student award||
An OSU student worked her way past poverty and other obstacles to win recognition as the nation's Outstanding Continuing Education Student. She is a recent graduate from OSU Ecampus.
|Moral issues of climate change discussed at Science Pub|
|Discovery opens door to new drug options for serious diseases||
OSU researchers have explained a process that leads to the death of motor neurons, and could provide an avenue to new treatments for a range of degenerative diseases, including heart disease and cancer.
|OSU brews up new online, on-site classes for beer makers|
|National symposium will address access to, uses of working waterfronts|
|Oregon State University to honor top volunteers|
|Oregon State University, Samaritan Health to partner on sports medicine facility|
|"Red Chair" campus event to recognize women in technology||
Students and administrators at OSU will take turns sitting in the red chair on March 5 to discuss their personal stories, part of a national initiative to encourage more women to pursue careers in engineering.
|Select fraternities and sororities may apply to participate in first-year student experience program|
|College of Engineering honors alumni||
The College of Engineering recently presented its 15th annual Oregon Stater Awards to some of its most accomplished alumni and friends for their contributions to the engineering profession.
|OSU celebrates nutrition month with two-day event in the MU Quad||
Oregon State University’s Nutrition and Dietetics Club is celebrating National Nutrition Month this March with a two-day event in the Memorial Union Quad.
|OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center to unveil Japanese dock exhibit on March 10|
|OSU to hold career fairs this Wednesday, Thursday|
|OSU treats horse for equine influenza; warns horse owners to be vigilant||
A horse from Eastern Oregon that was referred to OSU’s veterinary teaching hospital because of illness has been diagnosed with equine influenza virus, a highly contagious respiratory disease in horses.
|Starker Lectures to explore forest biomass issues|
|Events, tours to recognize Linus Pauling Day|
|OSU to honor two faculty leaders as "Distinguished Professors"|
|Survey: Climate change a concern, not a priority to coastal leaders||
A new survey has found that Oregon coastal leaders are concerned about climate change, but slow to address it because of other priorities - a weak economy and preparing for an earthquake/tsunami.
|Author to take audience on exploration of animals' inner world on March 7|
|Study: Climate change impact on stream flow differs according to location||
A new study found that large, snow-fed rivers including the Willamette, McKenzie and Deschutes, may actually be more sensitive to climate change impacts because of steep terrain and geology.
|OSU leads effort to help local schools recruit, support dual-career couples||
Oregon State University is helping to address the concerns of dual-career couples by taking the lead in establishing the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, a branch of the national organization that helps proactively address dual-career concerns.
|Researchers invent "acoustic-assisted" magnetic information storage||
OSU engineers have invented a new technology that could improve the magnetic storage of data, with many possible applications in a field that is nearing the limits of data storage with existing approaches.
|OSU alum, NASA astronaut to discuss space experiences||
OSU engineering alumnus and NASA astronaut Donald Pettit will speak on "Techno-Stories from Space" in a presentation on Friday, Feb. 22, at the LaSells Stewart Center.