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Pacific Northwest heat dome tree damage more about temperature than drought, scientists say

Widespread tree scorch in the Pacific Northwest that became visible shortly after multiple days of record-setting, triple-digit temperatures in June 2021 was more attributable to heat than to drought conditions, Oregon State University researchers say.

Americans need to grapple with the country’s complexity, Jelani Cobb says during Oregon State University address

Confronting America’s complexity and contradictions is necessary to carry on the work of Martin Luther King Jr., said higher education leader, historian and journalist Jelani Cobb speaking Wednesday at Oregon State University.

Two Oregon State University researchers honored as 2022 AAAS fellows

Two Oregon State University researchers have been named 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows for distinguished contributions to the fields of fungal biology and coral reef biology.

Oregon State Board of Trustees hears update on Elliott State Research Forest, elects leader

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees met Friday and heard an update on the university’s plan to manage the Elliott State Research Forest.

Oregon State Board of Trustees to discuss Elliott State Research Forest, preliminary tuition scenarios at Jan 19-20 meeting

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Jan. 19-20 and hear a briefing on the Elliott State Research Forest, discuss preliminary tuition scenarios and budget planning for the 2024 fiscal year and hear an update on the university’s strategic plan.

Writer Jelani Cobb to give keynote at Oregon State Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Oregon State University’s 41st annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration will take place during the next month with a series of events on the Corvallis campus, including a day of service, peace breakfast, march and keynote address by higher education leader and writer Jelani Cobb.

Hemp as treatment for COVID-19 topic of Dec. 6 Oregon State Science Pub talk

Using natural products such as hemp to treat COVID-19 will be the topic of Oregon State University's Science Pub event at 6 p.m. Dec. 6.

Scott Vignos named vice president and chief diversity officer at Oregon State

Scott Vignos, who has served as Oregon State University’s interim vice president and chief diversity officer since fall 2021, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.

Author Sam Quinones addresses new reality of fentanyl, yet offers hope during Oregon State talk

Journalist and author Sam Quinones spoke about the grim reality that fentanyl and methamphetamine have caused across the United States while also offering reasons for hope amid a crisis that he said is killing thousands annually.

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