About Oregon State University: As one of only three land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the nation, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 33,000 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.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet August 3

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 to consider the organization of schools and a new academic program within the College of Liberal Arts, improvements to the Hatfield Marine Science Center seawater system in Newport, a potential candidate for an anticipated vacancy on the Board of Trustees, a lease agreement with Samaritan Health Services to provide health care services on the Corvallis campus and the board’s proposed 2023 and 2024 meeting calendars.

OSU takes measures to reduce water usage in response to statewide drought conditions

Oregon State University is taking steps to reduce its water usage in response to serious drought conditions across the state

OSU chief diversity officer to return to Ball State University for new opportunity

Charlene Alexander, Oregon State University vice president and chief diversity officer, has announced she will leave OSU to return to Ball State University to help guide the university’s strategic initiatives.

Legislature funds Oregon State statewide programs, key building projects in Corvallis, Bend

The Oregon Legislature’s 2021 session provided increased funding for student financial aid and Oregon State University programs serving student success, research, OSU Extension and outreach programs statewide, and bonding for key building projects at OSU’s Corvallis and Bend campuses.

OSU’s Spinrad confirmed as NOAA Administrator

Richard “Rick” Spinrad, an Oregon State University professor and former OSU vice president for research, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Oregon State closed Friday to commemorate Juneteenth

Oregon State University will be closed Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth.

 

Oregon State part of national consortium of universities that has outpaced its graduation goals

As part of a national consortium focused on increasing the number of low-income college graduates, Oregon State University graduated 45% more students in 2020 than in 2013, with low-income graduates increasing 17% during those years and the number of students of color graduating increasing 117%.

Oregon State selected to lead NOAA institute for marine research

Oregon State University has been selected to host a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration institute focused on collaborative study of the rapidly changing ocean and expanded demands on its use.

Oregon State will graduate a record number of students on June 12

Oregon State University will graduate a record 7,391 students during a virtual commencement event at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12.

Manipulating gut microbes to improve human health topic of next Oregon State Science Pub

The Oregon State University Science Pub on June 7 will focus on how insights from the field of restoration ecology, which was designed to heal natural ecosystems, may help health practitioners to manipulate the gut microbiome in ways that improve human health.

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