Julia Jones, Richard Settersten named OSU 2021 Distinguished Professor honorees

Oregon State University has named geography expert Julia Jones and human development expert Richard Settersten as its 2021 University Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.

OSU transportation strategy aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from commuting to Corvallis campus

Oregon State University is undertaking a sustainable transportation strategy for its Corvallis campus with the goal of reducing drive-alone trips to campus by students and employees by one-third by 2030.

New College of Education dean named at Oregon State

Susan Gardner, a higher education professor at the University of Maine with a strong focus on equity and inclusion in education throughout her career, has been named dean of Oregon State University’s College of Education. She will start Feb. 28.

OSU receives $50 million lead gift to complete Reser Stadium, enable year-round university programs

An anonymous donor has made a historic $50 million lead gift to transform Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium into a national best-in-class football facility with year-round programs and facilities for all OSU students, faculty and staff.

Oregon State Board of Trustees approves construction of $70 million Arts and Education Complex

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday unanimously approved construction of a new $70 million Arts and Education Complex that will serve as a center for performing arts classes, programs and performances on the Corvallis campus.

OSU genetic sequencing detects mutant strains of COVID-19 in multiple Oregon locations

Genetic sequencing of COVID-19 samples done by Oregon State University’s Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing has detected multiple variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 in samples from around the state, including the highly contagious U.K. strain in one sample from Bend, Oregon.

The disconnect between science and policymaking focus of Oregon State Science Pub on Feb. 8

The reasons policymakers decline to take science into account when making decisions that affect the general population will be the topic of the Oregon State University Science Pub on Feb. 8.

Dr. Mae Jemison, first woman of color in space, to give virtual lecture at Oregon State

Dr. Mae C. Jemison – former NASA astronaut and the first woman of color to travel in space – will give a virtual talk Feb. 4 as part of Oregon State University’s Provost’s Lecture Series.

OSU earns four top-five rankings for online education from U.S. News & World Report

Oregon State University is ranked No. 4 and is among the nation’s top 10 providers of online undergraduate education for the seventh straight year in a list published today by U.S. News & World Report.

OSU Board of Trustees and Committees to meet January 28-29

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. Given COVID-19 guidance from the governor’s office, as well as university and county health officials, the meeting will be hosted through a remote conferencing service

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