|Discovery raises new doubts about dinosaur-bird links
Researchers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental new discovery about how birds breathe and have a lung capacity that allows for flight – and the finding means it’s unlikely that birds descended from any known theropod dinosaurs.
The conclusions add to other evolving evidence that may finally force many paleontologists to reconsider their long-held belief that modern birds are the direct descendants of ancient, meat-eating dinosaurs, OSU researchers say.
|OSU pharmacy alum returns from native Cameroon for college award
|Margaret Cavendish and nature subject of conference at OSU
|Simple self-regulation game predicts kindergarten achievement
|OSU 'Ecampus' online degree graduates top 150 for 2009
|Registration begins for Gardener's Mini College at Oregon State University
|OSU College of Vet Medicine to hold special graduation ceremony on June 7
|Oregon State University researcher receives Environmental Stewardship Award
|Oregon group planning nation's first tsunami evacuation structure
|Intervention shows reduction in delinquent teens' pregnancy rates
A foster care program designed to reduce criminal behavior among at-risk juveniles has shown a surprising side benefit - the program also reduces teen pregnancy rates, according to a new study by OSU psychologist David Kerr and colleagues.
|Scientists make breakthrough in assessing marine phytoplankton health
|Biological studies shed light on collapse of coral reefs
Coral reefs have a complex internal communication system allowing the coral to co-exist with algae, but that symbiotic relationship is being threatened by climate change and ocean acidification.
|College of Liberal Arts honors graduating seniors
|TDS Telecommunications Corp. donates bandwidth worth $1.4 million to OSU Open Source Lab
|Happy-hour discussion examines morality and self-deception
|Student-created plays featured at OSU
|OSU names Becky Johnson vice president, in charge of OSU-Cascades Campus in Bend
|Oregon State University researchers receive weed science awards
|OSU scientists identify endangered right whales where they were presumed extinct
Scientists from OSU and NOAA used hydrophones to record endangered right whales in an area where they were thought to be extinct. The discovery is important because the whales are in an area that may open to shipping.
|OSU students' SAE Baja car beats the field in international competition
|Snow in the Quad event returns to Oregon State University Thursday
|Talk on 'What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Agriculture' held Thursday
|Agricultural Research Foundation Celebrates Anniversary with New Grants
|OSU students earn top awards at national
|Vitamin D expert receives Linus Pauling Prize for Health Research
|OSU to host 2009 Hyslop Farm Field Day on May 27
|OSU offers variety of academic activities this summer
|OSU offers variety of sports and fitness camps and activities this summer
|Something bugging you? New book by OSU Press will tell you what to do...
|Newport seminar promotes local self-reliance
|Scientist to discuss contingency in evolutionary biology
|OSU Forensics Team closes out successful season
|Bob's Red Mill owner speaks at OSU
|Oregon Sea Grant publication explores offshore aquaculture
|AEP holds First Entrepreneurs and Innovators Award Event
|New book by OSU Press examines environmentalism of William O. Douglas
|Nissan electric car on display at OSU
|Plant diseases often caused by multiple attacks
|Intervention reduces children's viewing of violent TV
|Participants wanted for 'Biggest Loser' study
|Research viticulturist to join Oregon State University horticulture faculty
|OSU seeks comments on sustainable agriculture
|Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy
|Civil Rights defender to give 2009 Pauling Peace Lecture
|What Beavers, Ducks and Bart Simpson have in common
|Ocean of junk focus of presentation, panel discussion in Newport
|Kessler to read from classic OSU Press book, "Stubborn Twig"
|OSU Army cadet earns award, trip to Lexington, Va.
|Gray whale washes up north of Florence
|Strategic Industry Partnership Will Boost OSU Surveying Initiative
|OSU Organic Farm Invites Public to Earth Day Celebration
|Auditions Scheduled for 'Twelfth Night'
|Oregon State Student Selected as Udall Scholar
|Family Business Conference Set for College Students
|Oregon State University Celebrates Earth Week
|Adults with HIV in Rural Areas Experience Discrimination, Stigma
|OSU Faculty Member Gives Talk on Cesar Chavez
|Warm Springs Bead Artist Brigette Whipple to Demonstrate Craft at OSU
|Israeli Diplomat To Speak at OSU
|OSU Panhellenic Council Honored at Regional Meeting
|Discovery in amber reveals ancient biology of termites
Analysis of a termite entombed for 100 million years in a piece of amber has revealed the oldest example of “mutualism” between an animal and microorganism and the unusual biology that helped make it so successful.
|OSU researcher helping blend language development into social studies, science lessons
|Oregon State alumni set to clean up Corvallis this Saturday
|Grand opening of Kearney Hall planned at OSU
|EPA Recognizes OSU as Pac-10 Leader in Purchasing "Green" Power
|Iranian Nobel Laureate, in News Defending U.S. Journalist, to Appear Friday at OSU
|OSU Zoologist, Courtesy Prof Honored by American Academy of Arts and Sciences
|New Lecture Asks, 'What would Jesus Really Do?'
|Study Rules Out Ancient Bursts of Seafloor Methane Emissions
|Student Team Wins $10,000 in OSU Competition
|Lecture Addresses Ecological Destruction of Western Europe
|Bone Research Lab Looking for Study Participants
|OSU Names Purdue Leader as Dean of Agricultural Sciences
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sonny Ramaswamy, an agricultural leader from Purdue University, has been named dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University. He also will direct the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, which is based at OSU.
|Renowned Neuroscientist to Give Presentation May 1 at OSU
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Michael Merzenich, a leading pioneer in brain plasticity research, will give a presentation on Friday, May 1, at Oregon State University called “The Learning Brain: The Dimensions of Learning, Education and Brain Plasticity.”
|OSU Web Site Helps Forest Sector Find Help in Government Stimulus Packages
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The 2009 recession has hit the Oregon forest sector especially hard, but now those working in that sector have a new resource that guides them with the click of a mouse to government stimulus programs.
|"Ecology of Fear," Role of Large Predators Explored in New Documentary Film
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A premiere showing of a documentary film will be held Monday, May 11, based on the pioneering work of two Oregon State University researchers who have demonstrated that large predators may be essential to the health of stream and forest ecosystems.
|OSU Engineering Alumni Honored
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The College of Engineering at Oregon State University recently honored 42 of its distinguished alumni at the annual Oregon Stater Awards.
|OSU to Offer Nation's First Online Fisheries Management Certificate
CORVALLIS, Ore. – This fall, Oregon State University will launch what educators say may be the first comprehensive online graduate certificate program in fisheries management in the world.
|OSU To Tackle Solar Future in New "Energy Frontier Research Center"
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University experts hope to develop some of the solar energy technology of the future in a new Energy Frontier Research Center announced today by the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House – a $777 million initiative to create breakthrough technology for a 21st-century energy economy.
|OSU Lecture Series Features Talk on Revival of Indigenous Coastal Language
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Bud Lane, tribal council vice-chairman with the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, will speak at Oregon State University’s Gilfillan Auditorium on Wednesday, April 29, beginning at 6 p.m.
|OSU Studies How to Make Cows Happy and Increase Milk Output
CORVALLIS, Ore. – If you want a dairy cow to produce as much milk as possible, one of the things you need to do is make sure she spends enough time each day just lying down, content and at ease. But to be happy, she's got to be comfortable in her pen or wherever she is.
|West Coast Premiere of 'Shakespeare's Journey' Opens at OSU
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University Theatre will perform the West Coast premiere of Leroy Clark’s “Shakespeare’s Journey” May 7-9 and May 14-16 on campus.
|OSU To Head Major National Program to Study Health Risks of "PAH" Toxins
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has been chosen as the home of a new Superfund Basic Research Program, and will use a $12.4 million, four-year grant to study the health risks and impacts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons – an increasing health risk due to air pollution coming from Asia.
|OSU to Study Air Pollutant's Impact on Chinese, U.S. Health
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists at Oregon State University and China's Peking University plan to use part of a $12.4 million grant to study the impact that the burning of fuels like coal and biomass – as well as the smoking of meat – may have on the health of residents of China and the United States.
|New Diagnostic Advance Seen for Head, Throat Cancer
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Pharmacy researchers at Oregon State University today announced the discovery of a genetic regulator that is expressed at higher levels in the most aggressive types of head and neck cancers, in work that may help to identify them earlier or even offer a new therapy at some point in the future.
|Oregon State University's campaign surpasses half-billion on alumna's gift
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Supporters of Oregon State University have contributed more than $500 million to The Campaign for OSU, keeping the university on track for meeting its goal of raising $625 million by 2011.
|OSU professor awarded Kennedy Center Gold Medallion
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s George Caldwell has been awarded the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for outstanding service to the field of educational theater.
|Ecotopia Revisited: A look at utopias and dystopias and climate change
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A Portland scholar who studies utopian societies will lecture at Oregon State University on Monday, April 6, in a talk titled, “Ecotopia Revisited: Seeking Green in a Rainbow World.”
|OSU to host climate change seminars
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will host a seminar series focusing on different aspects of climate change that begins Wednesday, April 1, with a talk by Ricardo Matano, who will discuss the oceans and climate.
|Healthier, longer lives are subject of 'Science Pub Corvallis' on April 13
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Two leading Oregon State University faculty researchers in the areas of disease prevention through smart eating habits and exercise for healthy aging are the featured presenters in the second “Science Pub Corvallis” evening, set for Monday, April 13, 6 p.m. at Old World Deli, 341 S.W. 2nd St.
|New approach discovered to lowering triglycerides
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Studies done with laboratory rats suggest that supplementation of their diet with lipoic acid had a significant effect in lowering triglycerides, which along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure are one of the key risk factors in cardiovascular disease.
|Advertising during a recession may yield increased earnings later
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Firms that are able to increase advertising during recessions are likely to have stronger future earnings, according to a new study by researchers at Oregon State University and Western Oregon University.
|OSU Alumni Assn. board member creates scholarship for Treasure Valley students
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A gift supporting scholarships from Penny Atkins, board member of the OSU Alumni Association, and her husband, Gary Atkins, both of Caldwell, Idaho, has brought Oregon State University’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign past the $500-million milestone on the way to its $625-million goal.
|New "Hurricane" Wavemaker Installed at OSU
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory at Oregon State University has completed installation of a new $1.1 million “hurricane” wavemaker that’s the largest of its type in the nation, able to more accurately simulate the types of waves and flooding that can cause billions of dollars in damage.
|Oregon State University Takes Top Spot in Region for Recycling
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University led all Pacific Northwest colleges and universities in the 2009 Recyclemania, a nationwide competition to see which institutions can recycle the most. The event took place Jan. 18 through March 28.
|Leading Experts Featured at Optimum Health Conference
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University will present the fifth biennial conference on Diet and Optimum Health on May 13-16 in Portland, featuring many leading experts and a free public session with Marion Nestle, award-winning author of several books on food politics and safety.
|Pet Day Celebration Set May 2 at OSU
CORVALLIS, Ore. – One of Oregon State University’s most popular spring events will celebrate the human-animal connection on Saturday (May 2) when the College of Veterinary Medicine hosts its 22nd annual Pet Day on campus.
|Former Marine to Speak at OSU on his Public Refusal to Accept Redeployment
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Benjamin “Benji” Lewis, a Marine Corps veteran who served two combat tours in Iraq, will speak at Oregon State University on Tuesday, May 5, about his refusal to accept involuntary activation and redeployment.
|10th Engineering Expo to Showcase Student Inventions
CORVALLIS, Ore. – You might run into a swarm of tiny robots, see a 3-D version of the future of television, examine a human-powered vehicle that can negotiate land, mud or water, or see how a SWAT team could use a new reconnaissance robot.
|Visiting Writer Series Brings Scottish-born Novelist to OSU
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scottish-born novelist Margot Livesey will visit the Oregon State University campus on Friday, May 15,. to read from her most recent work, the award-winning novel “The House on Fortune Street.”