OSU to pilot smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure notifications system

Oregon State University is teaming up with the Oregon Health Authority to test a smartphone-based system that notifies users about possible exposure to COVID-19.

Oregon State names Tumer vice president for research

Irem Tumer, who has helped lead Oregon State University’s research enterprise to record-setting funding levels, has been named vice president for research at the university.

Building wildfire adaptive communities will be topic of Oregon State Science Pub

How communities in the western United States can adapt to wildfire hazards at a time when the climate is growing hotter and drier will be the topic of the Nov. 9 Oregon State University Science Pub.

OSU spinout Agility Robotics, maker of legged workplace robots, secures $20 million in new investment

AALBANY, Ore. – Agility Robotics, a company launched at Oregon State University that designs and builds legged robots to operate in human spaces, has raised $20 million in new investment, the company announced today.

Medical technology company raises nearly $278 million as first OSU spinout to go public

A medical technology company founded on Oregon State University intellectual property has become the first OSU spinout to go public, raising nearly $278 million in its initial public offering.

Zero positives among more than 300 tested in Sackett residence hall, GEM apartment building

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University tested more than 300 people at two student housing facilities this past week for the virus that causes COVID-19 after evidence of the virus was found in the buildings’ sewage, and all of the individuals tested were negative.

Oregon State University receives $4.3 million grant to help safeguard U.S. nuclear stockpile

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has been awarded $4.3 million from the National Nuclear Security Agency to work on computer simulations essential to ensuring the safety and security of the United States’ nuclear weapons stockpile.

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.

Student move-in at Oregon State’s Corvallis campus to include enhanced health and safety steps

Oregon State University’s fall 2020 Corvallis campus residence hall move-in will feature enhanced health and safety measures, including required COVID-19 testing for students living on campus and scheduled move-in dates and times to ensure adequate physical distancing.

Oregon State receives Oregon Health Authority grant to expand Coronavirus Sewer Surveillance

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has received a $1.2 million grant from the Oregon Health Authority to expand its Coronavirus Sewer Surveillance project throughout Oregon to comb community wastewater systems for genetic evidence of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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