About Oregon State University: As one of only two universities in the nation designated as a land, sea, space and sun grant, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 32,000 students come from across the globe, and our programs operate in every Oregon county. Oregon State receives more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined. At our campuses in Corvallis and Bend, marine research center in Newport and award-winning Ecampus, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

Vessel noise present year-round at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary near San Francisco

The environment in the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of San Francisco is not a refuge from the noise generated by ship traffic, the first underwater marine acoustic study of the region has shown.

OSU mourns death of longtime Educational Opportunities Program director Larry Griggs

Lawrence F. Griggs, a longtime Oregon State University director and community leader who devoted decades to helping underrepresented and nontraditional students succeed and thrive, has died.

Oregon State honored for third straight year with national diversity and inclusion award

For the third consecutive year, Oregon State University has received a national award that honors colleges and universities for having a campus culture committed to diversity and inclusion.

Acclaimed author kicks off seminar on ecology, evolution and conservation biology of pandemics

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Science journalist David Quammen, author of 16 books including “Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic” in 2012, will give a virtual public presentation at 3 p.m. Friday to kick off the Oregon State University seminar series, “What can ecology, evolution and conservation biology contribute to understanding global pandemics?”

Oregon State Board of Trustees receives updates on COVID-19 safety plan, budget

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees heard updates during a special meeting Thursday on the university’s budget, OSU’s fall COVID-19 resumption plan, and the university’s public safety plans for the Corvallis campus.

OSU University Day speaker calls for advancing higher education opportunity for diverse students

National higher education leader Freeman Hrabowski, keynote speaker at Oregon State University’s annual University Day event Tuesday called on U.S. higher education leaders to look in the mirror to understand what they can do to improve access and inclusion for students from a variety of backgrounds.

Fifth round of Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling postponed again as smoke persists

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University is again postponing its fifth round of door-to-door sampling in Corvallis for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 because of continuing poor air quality caused by wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.

OSU, city of Corvallis, Benton County team up on public health education and prevention effort

Oregon State University is collaborating with the city of Corvallis and the Benton County Health Department on a public health education campaign to help reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19 in the community.

Plant last seen in the wild in Oregon in 1938 subject of Oregon State Science Pub talk

A rare and threatened plant last documented in the Oregon wild in 1938 will be the focus of Monday’s virtual Oregon State University Science Pub.

Oregon State closing many statewide facilities due to wildfires

Oregon State University is closing many of its facilities statewide until further notice due to prolonged smoke and ash conditions from numerous wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.

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