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Oregon State Board of Trustees approve COVID-19 resumption plan, discuss growing budget gap

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved the university’s COVID-19 plan for the coming academic year and discussed steps OSU is taking to address impacts to the university’s budget.

Oregon State to provide flexible learning options for students this fall

Oregon State University will deliver most courses remotely and online in the fall, providing maximum flexibility that will enable students to learn how and where they want while advancing their safety, success and continued academic progress amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet August 14

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, August 14 to consider the university’s pandemic-related plans for fall term, proposed new academic programs in the colleges of business and engineering and the Fairbanks Hall renovation project. The board also will receive updates on the university budget, public safety and diversity and inclusion efforts.  

Information session set for companies interested in PacWave subsea power cable project

In preparation for a solicitation of bids for five 12-mile long subsea cables to support a wave energy testing facility, Oregon State University will host an information session for companies interested in the project.

Second round of sampling suggests significantly lower prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Newport

Preliminary results of a second round of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University in Newport suggest a significantly lower prevalence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 11-12 than compared to a similar sampling three weeks earlier.

Oregon State University expands coronavirus prevalence study to Hermiston

TRACE-COVID-19, Oregon State University’s project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus, will sample community members in Hermiston this weekend, July 25-26, at the request of the Oregon Health Authority and Umatilla County Public Health in response to an outbreak of cases in county workplaces.

Discovery of first active seep in Antarctica provides new understanding of methane cycle

The discovery of the first active methane seep in Antarctica is providing scientists new understanding of the methane cycle and the role methane found in this region may play in warming the planet.

OSU, UO among 20 universities filing federal lawsuit in Oregon over international student order

Oregon State University – along with 19 other western United States universities – filed a lawsuit today that seeks to keep the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from enacting proposed restrictions on international students taking online college courses while in the United States.

OSU Science Pub focuses on influence of Black Lives Matter

The influence of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained prominence this year with protests over killings of Black people in the United States, will be the focus of a virtual Oregon State University Science Pub on July 13.

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