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A cold soak lowers the risk of salmonella growth on ‘sprouted’ foods

If the soaking phase happens at ambient temperature, there is a significant food safety problem, study finds.

Wastewater testing suggests highly contagious South African COVID-19 variant in Albany, Corvallis

Ongoing statewide wastewater testing and genome sequencing through the collaboration of Oregon State University’s TRACE-COVID-19 project and the Oregon Health Authority suggests the South African variant of the COVID-19 virus is present in Albany and Corvallis.

Oregon State to recognize Juneteenth as a university holiday

Oregon State University will recognize Juneteenth as a university holiday on June 18, 2021, underscoring the university’s commitment to leading change and dismantling systemic racism.

Wave energy and its role in the energy sector and Oregon topic of next Oregon State Science Pub

Wave energy and its role in decarbonizing the energy sector in the world, nation and in Oregon will be the focus of the Oregon State University Science Pub on May 10.

Oregon State’s Spinrad tapped to serve as NOAA administrator

Richard “Rick” Spinrad, an Oregon State University professor and former OSU vice president for research, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Oregon State Board of Trustees names Becky Johnson interim president

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously to name Rebecca “Becky” Johnson as the university’s interim president.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet April 16

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021, to consider the appointment of OSU-Cascades Vice President Rebecca “Becky” Johnson as interim president.

Former Oregon State President Edward J. Ray will be the 2021 commencement speaker

Edward J. Ray, who led a dynamic transformation at Oregon State University during 17 years of service as its president, will deliver the commencement address for OSU’s Corvallis campus during the commencement event to be held virtually on June 12 in compliance with current health guidelines.

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