July - 2021

July - 2021
Priyadarshini Chakrabarti OSU study will provide insight into optimal nutrition for bees

With the $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, the team hopes to improve bee nutrition by building a database of macro and micronutrients found in the flowering plants used in the study.

mammoth weevil  Ancient, newly identified ‘mammoth weevil’ used huge ‘trunk’ to fight for mates

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University research has identified a 100-million-year-old weevil unlike any other known fossilized or living weevil.

Keeping pH in the right range is essential

Keeping pH in the right range for certain plants is essential.

aerial view of Memorial Union building 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.

Photo from Comedy of Errors rehearsal shows Srimanyu Ganapathineedi as Antipholus of Syracuse, brandishing a sword, and Sophie Brown as Dromio of Syracuse, cowering behind Live theater returns to OSU in August with Bard in the Quad’s ‘Comedy of Errors’

Live theater returns to Oregon State University next month with the 16th season of Bard in the Quad featuring Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors.”

Sue Ryburn OSU Extension Service Master Gardener awards announced

The awardees are among the nearly 2,900 Master Gardeners who work with Extension to share their knowledge of sustainable gardening practices across 26 Oregon counties.

Stock image of Milam Hall, red-brick building at OSU Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study from Oregon State University found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

Removal of barred owls slows decline of iconic spotted owls in Pacific Northwest, study finds

A 17-year study in Oregon, Washington and California found that removal of invasive barred owls arrested the population decline of the northern spotted owl, a native species threatened by invading barred owls and the loss of old-forest habitats.

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

Fertilizing the vegetable garden. Fertilizing vegetables mid-summer gives plants a boost

So, your vegetable garden is growing lush and fruitful – or not. If the latter is true, you may need to feed your plants.

Oregon State researchers begin to unravel the mysteries of kombucha fermentation

Oregon State University scientists are beginning to unravel the key microorganisms that contribute to the fermentation of kombucha, research that is already aiding large-scale kombucha producers in the fast-growing industry.

Beachie Creek fire Roadless forests see more blazes and greater severity, but fire resilience is the result

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Roadless national forests in the American West burn more often and at a slightly higher severity than national forests without roads, but the end result for the roadless forests is greater fire resilience, Oregon State University researchers say.

heat-burned plant How to care for heat-damaged plants

Go ahead and cut off dead flowers on heat-burned plants, but try to resist the urge to remove partially dead leaves.

Kids playing basketball on a blacktop playground Recess quality influences student behavior, social-emotional development, OSU study finds

Recess quality, not just the amount of time spent away from the classroom, plays a major role in whether children experience the full physical, mental and social-emotional benefits of recess, a new study from Oregon State University found.

image of an orange colored sea star in a tidepool Marine education center in Newport to reopen Aug. 1; now selling tickets online

The Visitor Center at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport plans to reopen on Aug. 1 after a nearly 17-month closure due to COVID-19.

 

OSU Extension Master Food Preservers make tomatillo/green tomato salsa. OSU Extension food safety and preservation hotline opens for the season

The toll-free hotline, 800-354-7319, runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Oct. 8.

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.

Armin Stuedlein OSU College of Engineering research will save Port of Portland millions on runway work

PORTLAND, Ore. – Research by the Oregon State University College of Engineering will help the Port of Portland save as much as $35 million on work to ensure a Portland International Airport runway can survive an expected magnitude 8.0 to 9.0 Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.

image of jumping worm on white background Invasive jumping worms leap into Oregon

Jumping worms stay in the debris on top and eat two to three times the amount of leaf litter as the other worms.

June - 2021

June - 2021
A view of Cordley Hall on the Oregon State University campus 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.

Headshot of OSU professor Ana Spalding, where she is smiling at the camera, wearing a black top and gold earrings. OSU professor joins call for broader, more equitable recognition of scholarship in academia

The current metrics for success in science perpetuate inequity by disproportionately penalizing women and people of color, whose broader contributions to the field often go unrecognized, argues a new paper written by a team of scientists, including an Oregon State University professor.

eastern spadefoot pic by Anne Devan-Song Oregon State graduate student sheds light on better way to study reputedly secretive toad

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by a graduate student in Oregon State University’s College of Science has upended the conventional wisdom that for a century has incorrectly guided the study of a toad listed as endangered in part of its range.

Container plants need plenty of water during heat waves. Tips for gardening in extreme heat

Keep hydrated. Carry a water bottle – and use it! You need water as much as your plants do.

Don’t worry, birds won’t become dependent on you feeding them, OSU study suggests Don’t worry, birds won’t become dependent on you feeding them, OSU study suggests

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers have some good news for the well-meaning masses who place bird feeders in their yards: The small songbirds who visit the feeders seem unlikely to develop an unhealthy reliance on them.

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.

Glen Canyon photo by Jeremy Monroe, Freshwaters Illustrated/USGS Low-flow research on Colorado River sheds light on eventual new normal for Grand Canyon

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers from Oregon State University say ecological data gathered during a recent low-flow experiment in the Grand Canyon is a key step toward understanding Colorado River ecosystems as the amount of water in the river continues to decline.

OSU College of Liberal Arts appoints executive director of arts and education

Peter Betjemann, a national expert on the history of art, design and literature, has been named the inaugural director of arts and education for Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts.

TRACE field staff Seventh round of Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling suggests three people in 1,000 have virus

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s seventh round of door-to-door sampling throughout Corvallis by TRACE-COVID-19 field workers on June 5 and 6 suggested three people per 1,000 in the community carried the coronavirus on those days.

mushroom growing out of fossil ant Mushroom growing out of fossilized ant reveals new genus and species of fungal parasite

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University research has identified the oldest known specimen of a fungus parasitizing an ant, and the fossil also represents a new fungal genus and species.

NANOGrav Oregon State leading $17M effort to understand universe via low-frequency gravitational waves

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University is the lead institution for a $17 million National Science Foundation center devoted to pushing the boundaries of physics knowledge by studying the universe through low-frequency gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of time-space.

aerial view of Memorial Union building Oregon State closed Friday to commemorate Juneteenth

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

 

A band plays at a vaccine clinic in Lincoln City that was hosted by the Olalla Center for Latinx and Indigenous community members. OSU students and Extension employees were on hand to support the clinic. OSU accelerates local efforts to improve Latinx vaccine confidence and uptake

Oregon's Latinx population has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and whose vaccination rate lags behind other races and ethnicities.

Prescribed fire New models predict fewer lightning-caused ignitions but bigger wildfires by mid century

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Human-caused wildfire ignitions in Central Oregon are expected to remain steady over the next four decades and lightning-caused ignitions are expected to decline, but the average size of a blaze from either cause is expected to rise, Oregon State University modeling suggests.

Stock image of Waldo Hall, red and yellow brick building with black roof and arched entry Quality supervision, coworker support key to child welfare caseworker retention, OSU study finds

Instead of looking at the reasons child welfare caseworkers leave their jobs, Oregon State University researchers examined the common factors among workers who stay in the field, and what makes them feel most satisfied in their work.

Hops Compounds derived from hops show promise as treatment for common liver disease

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by Oregon State University suggests a pair of compounds originating from hops can help thwart a dangerous buildup of fat in the liver known as hepatic steatosis.

"Ananasnaya" is a hardy, fuzzy kiwifruit. Growing vigorous kiwi takes care and a strong trellis

Kiwifruit need some attention to yield the large amount of fruit they’re capable of producing.

Oregon State names new business school dean

Tim Carroll, who prioritized superior, student-centered learning as dean of the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific, will become Sara Hart Kimball Dean of Oregon State University’s College of Business effective July 30.

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%.

Image of octopus on rocky ocean bottom in murky water. 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.

Peace accord in Colombia has increased deforestation of biologically-diverse rainforest

Since the end of the long-running conflict in Colombia, large areas of forest have been rapidly converted to agricultural uses, suggesting the peace agreement presents a threat to conservation the country’s rainforest, a new study from Oregon State University shows.

New $20 million dairy processing facility announced at Oregon State University

Investments by private industry coupled with university funding will propel Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences to build a $20 million state-of-the-art dairy processing facility that will further advance the university and Oregon’s dairy industry as national leaders in dairy quality, innovation and sustainability.

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.

Alec Levin Southern Oregon wine grapes may need less water, OSU Extension study shows

Levin estimated annual wine grape needs at 11.4 inches annually, depending on time of year – a vast difference for water-starved southern Oregon, which is already bracing for another drought.

TRACE field staff Vaccinations to be offered during Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling June 5 and 6

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The TRACE-COVID-19 program at Oregon State University is partnering with Samaritan Health Services this weekend to offer door-to-door vaccinations as TRACE conducts its seventh community survey in Corvallis for the coronavirus.

Antarctica wasn’t quite as cold during the last ice age as previously thought, new study shows

A study of two methods for reconstructing ancient temperatures has given climate researchers a better understanding of just how cold it was in Antarctica during the last ice age around 20,000 years ago.

 

spotted bat Central Oregon bat survey shows value and scale-up potential of citizen science

BEND, Ore. – Bat researchers say a project in Central Oregon shows citizen science’s strong potential for helping ecologists learn more about one of the least understood groups of mammals.

Image of sandy beach and ocean waves at Driftwood Beach State Recreation Site. Construction set to begin this month on Oregon State’s wave energy testing facility

After nearly a decade of work to obtain regulatory approval, Oregon State University is set to begin construction this month on a wave energy testing facility to be located about seven miles off the coast near Newport.

 

May - 2021

May - 2021
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.

manzinita Save money and help the planet with sustainable garden practices

We can all do our part to help by changing our practices – often just by a bit, depending on the methods you’ve already put in place.

The OSU-Cascades Trail Running Club practices three times a week. New OSU Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy will support $788 billion U.S. industry

Based in OSU’s Division of Extension and Engagement, partners in the center are the College of Forestry and OSU-Cascades in Bend.

Stock image of students walking near the library on OSU campus ‘Shortcuts’ to increase female enrollment in economics may backfire, OSU study cautions

Current best practices for encouraging more female students to pursue degrees in economics may actually have the opposite effect and worsen gender disparities in the field, a recent study from Oregon State University found.

volunteers sorting boxes Master Recyclers, OSU organizations combine efforts for The Great Move-Out

Master Recyclers and Oregon State University are teaming up for The Great Move-Out

TRACE field staff Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling June 5 and 6 to include saliva testing for antibodies

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will conduct its seventh round of TRACE-COVID-19 door-to-door sampling throughout Corvallis the weekend of June 5 and 6 for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Oregon State Corvallis campus to hold in-person graduation event

Oregon State University will hold an in-person celebratory event June 11 for 2020 and 2021 Corvallis campus graduates, the day before the university holds its formal virtual 2021 Commencement ceremony.

heidi With a few tips and patience, gardeners can grow melons

If you’re choosing varieties for western Oregon, look for melons that require a shorter season.

Stock image of the Hallie E. Ford Center, red brick building on OSU campus Pre-pandemic, Oregon child care was already scarce, new OSU report says

A new report from Oregon State University shows that as of March 2020, all 36 counties in Oregon qualify as child care “deserts” for infants and toddlers — meaning that there are at least three children under the age of 2 for every available child care slot in the county.

Long Beach, Washington Oregon State University research shows two invasive beachgrasses are hybridizing

Two species of sand-stabilizing beachgrasses introduced to the Pacific Northwest starting in the early 1900s are hybridizing, raising new questions about impacts to the coastal ecosystems the non-native plants have been engineering for more than a century.

Oregon State Board of Trustees approves fall resumption plan, Reser Stadium renovation

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees Friday approved plans for returning to on-site learning and employment this fall and the renovation of Reser Stadium.

Headshot of Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan in navy blazer and pink blouse and standing in front of a forest background Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan to discuss voting rights in OSU McCall Lecture May 27

Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan will speak on Oregon’s voting system and ongoing efforts to establish fair, accessible elections for this year’s Governor Tom McCall Memorial Lecture at Oregon State University.

close up image of dorsal fin of white shark White shark population is small but healthy off the coast of Central California, study finds

The population of white sharks that call the Central California coast their primary home is holding steady at about 300 animals and shows some signs of growth, a new long-term study of the species has shown.

 

Colin Johnson Researchers get closer to gene therapy that would restore hearing for the congenitally deaf

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have found a key new piece of the puzzle in the quest to use gene therapy to enable people born deaf to hear.

Ellen Ochoa First Latina in space to deliver keynote at Engineering Virtual Expo 2021

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina to journey to space and the former director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will deliver the keynote lecture next month at Engineering Virtual Expo 2021, an event organized by the Oregon State University College of Engineering that showcases undergraduate student design projects.

Oregon State student-driven lab creates environmental sensing tools for landslides, vineyards

A student-driven lab at Oregon State University is celebrating its fifth anniversary with the development of environmental sensing devices that aid a variety of groups, including vineyard managers, agencies that monitor landslides and scientists focused on fish conservation.

Fire refugia Oregon State research shows why some pockets of conifer survive repeated forest fires

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers say “topographic templates” can help forest conservation managers develop strategies for protecting and restoring the most fire-resistant parts of vulnerable forests across a range of ecosystems.

Abra Lee Horticulturist Abra Lee to speak on culture of gardening

Lee plans to discuss how Black woman have, through determination, enthusiasm and willpower, overcome ugliness in America to cultivate beauty in the landscape.

red-capped manakin Species losses on isolated Panamanian island show importance of habitat connectivity

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Free from human disturbance for a century, an inland island in Central America has nevertheless lost more than 25% of its native bird species since its creation as part of the Panama Canal’s construction, and scientists say the losses continue.

aerial view of Memorial Union building Oregon State, Samaritan Health Services looking to partner on campus wellness clinic

Oregon State University and Samaritan Health Services leaders announced today that they are engaged in discussions to collaborate on a proposed wellness clinic adjacent to Reser Stadium that would serve OSU students, with additional services available for employees as well as Benton County community members.

HALE team Oregon State students test-fire high-altitude rocket motor, reach final eight in $1M challenge

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team from Oregon State University is the first college student group in Oregon to fire a liquid bipropellant rocket engine and one of eight finalists in a $1 million competition to send a rocket to outer space, 100 kilometers from the Earth.

Oregon State researchers discover new class of cancer fighting compounds

A team of Oregon State University scientists has discovered a new class of anti-cancer compounds that effectively kill liver and breast cancer cells.

Illustrated sign with image of purple camas flowers and wooden digging stick, along with Chinuk Wawa and Kalapuyan greeting words ‘This IS Kalapuyan Land’ exhibition, talks come to Oregon State University starting May 11

An outdoor museum exhibition and series of talks recognizing native Kalapuya history and land stewardship in Oregon is coming to Oregon State University starting May 11.

aerial view of Memorial Union building OSU Board of Trustees and Committees to meet May 20 – 21

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Friday, May 21, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Oregon State’s College of Agricultural Sciences opens online store for cheese, honey, jerky

The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences has launched an online retail store to sell cheeses, honey and beef jerky made by its students.

Reginald DesRoches Rice provost, native Haitian to speak on race, inequities and devastating 2010 earthquake

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Reginald DesRoches, provost of Rice University and a native Haitian, will present this year’s College of Engineering Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, “The 2020 Haiti Earthquake: A Story of History, Race, Inequities, and Natural Hazards.”

Roundhouse Foundation gift to support learning experiences in marine innovation and technology

The Roundhouse Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 to Oregon State University to support students conducting research and exploring careers in marine technology, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Oregon State University plans to require COVID-19 vaccine for students and employees this fall

Oregon State University announced today that it is planning to require COVID-19 vaccinations beginning fall term 2021 for students and employees who study and work onsite at OSU locations.

Oregon State’s 24-hour fundraising effort yields more than $1.1 million

A 24-hour fundraising event last week within Oregon State University yielded more than 4,000 gifts totaling more than $1.1 million, the majority of which will directly benefit students.

aerial view of Memorial Union building Three from OSU College of Engineering win prestigious award from National Science Foundation

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Three early-career faculty in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have received prestigious National Science Foundation grants, one for studying the use of mass timber for building construction, another for researching the safe production of hydrogen gas from seawater, and the third for improving the species distribution models used by ecologists and natural resource managers.

Becky Johnson now serving as Oregon State’s interim president

Rebecca “Becky” Johnson began her service May 1 as the interim president of Oregon State University.

Grains, seeds and nuts that have been soaked in cold water. \ 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.

April - 2021

April - 2021
lawn Choose a lawn mower to fit your needs

How you choose between rotary, reel and electric models has to do with your situation and preferences.

Andrew Ketsdever named interim vice president of OSU-Cascades

Andrew Ketsdever, chief academic administrator of Oregon State University – Cascades, was named today to serve as interim vice president of the campus.

Black & white image of musicians Jimbo Mathus and Andrew Bird; Mathus leans back in his chair, holding a guitar between his legs, while Bird sits on a taller stool, resting a violin upright on his thigh. OSU’s American Strings presents An Evening with Andrew Bird and Jimbo Mathus

The next installment of Oregon State University’s American Strings series will feature musicians Andrew Bird and Jimbo Mathus at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12.

Generic photo of Waldo Hall, imposing yellow and red brick building with spires Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community, human connection, study finds

Older adults were significantly affected by isolation and stress during Oregon’s initial COVID-19 lockdown last spring, but they were also able to find connection and meaning in community, new hobbies and time for themselves, a recent Oregon State University study found.

Combining solar panels and lamb grazing increases land productivity, study finds

Land productivity could be greatly increased by combining sheep grazing and solar energy production on the same land, according to new research by Oregon State University scientists.

crowd Socially just population policies can mitigate climate change while advancing global equity

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Socially just policies aimed at limiting the Earth’s human population hold tremendous potential for advancing equity while simultaneously helping to mitigate the effects of climate change, Oregon State University researchers say.

Top Oregon family businesses to be honored by OSU College of Business at virtual event May 7

Several Oregon family businesses will be honored at the Oregon State University College of Business’ 2021 Excellence in Family Business Awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 7. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held virtually.

 

Rebecca Hutchinson Oregon State University launches graduate program in artificial intelligence

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s College of Engineering is launching a unique program for graduate study in artificial intelligence, with an initial cohort of about 40 students to be enrolled in fall 2021.

Lettuce growing in the ground. Photo from Flickr by Dwight Sipler.f Plant veggies at the right time to avoid disappointment

One of the biggest mistakes people make is to plant too early.

Stock image of the coronavirus: round ball with red spikes against a dark background 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.

MU Oregon State University again ranked in the top 1.4 percent of universities worldwide

Oregon State ranked 89th in the nation

Unprecedented combination of weather and drought conditions fueled Oregon’s September wildfires

An unprecedented combination of strong easterly winds and low humidity coupled with prolonged drought conditions drove the spread of catastrophic wildfires in the Oregon Cascades last September, a new study has found.

TRACE stats OSU TRACE-COVID-19 project tests 60,000 individuals, 3,000 wastewater samples in first year

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s groundbreaking public health project, TRACE-COVID-19, has conducted more than 60,000 individual tests and more than 3,000 wastewater tests in dozens of Oregon communities as it marks its one-year anniversary.

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.

Rick Spinrad stands at a podium 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.

Image of Adom Getachew, wearing glasses, dangly earrings and a white button-up blouse against a background of green leaves OSU Cabildos Lecture Series concludes April 28 with political theorist Adom Getachew

Political theorist Adom Getachew will deliver the final lecture of Oregon State University’s 2020-21 Cabildos Lecture Series at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28.

Monitor to support non-invasive ventilation of COVID-19 patients launches with help from OSU researcher

The Food and Drug Administration just approved a medical monitoring device that could aid patients with COVID-19 and other respiratory ailments that was developed by a team including an Oregon State University researcher.

Students in Guam After 40 years, new fish species in OSU Ichthyology Collection named by students on Guam

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Four decades after their capture more than a half-mile below the ocean’s surface, three snailfish species have received their scientific names, two of them from school children on Guam in the island’s native Chamorro language.

Pharmacy Building Efforts to reduce opioid prescriptions may be hindering end-of-life pain management

PORTLAND, Ore. – Policies designed to prevent the misuse of opioids may have the unintended side effect of limiting access to the pain-relieving drugs by terminally ill patients nearing the end of their life, new research led by the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy suggests.

Headshot of Lynda Barry, wearing glasses, red lipstick & hair in two braids. Artist, author, teacher and mentor Lynda Barry to receive OSU’s Stone Award April 29

Cartoonist, author and teacher Lynda Barry will deliver a virtual reading at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, as the 2021 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Literary Achievement.

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