Oregon State University alum had big hand in getting Perseverance to Mars

CORVALLIS, Ore. – William Allen’s trip to Oregon State University four decades ago as a prospective student helped set the stage for his role in another transformative visit this week: the arrival on Mars of NASA’s Perseverance rover.

OSU’s TRACE Community COVID-19 sampling in Redmond suggests 32 cases per 1,000 residents

REDMOND, Ore. – Oregon State University COVID-19 sampling in Redmond on Jan. 29-31 by TRACE Community field workers suggested 32 people per 1,000 in the community carried the coronavirus on those days.

Notes of discomfort: OSU study keys in on trends in marching band members’ workload strain

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Marching band members in leadership roles are more likely to feel discomfort in the neck and upper back than their less experienced bandmates, who in turn are more susceptible to left-hand pain and cognitive strain, a new study by Oregon State University suggests.

Oregon State University to hold virtual commencement ceremonies in Corvallis and Bend

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University announced today that June 2021 commencement ceremonies in Corvallis and at OSU-Cascades in Bend will be held virtually due to continued COVID-19 public health concerns and the anticipation that public health restrictions for large in-person events will continue into early summer.

OSU llevará el muestreo de Comunidad TRACE COVID-19 a Redmond este fin de semana

REDMOND, Ore. – El proyecto innovador de la Universidad Estatal de Oregón para determinar la prevalencia comunitaria del nuevo coronavirus se está expandiendo para incluir tres días de muestreo de la Comunidad TRACE esta semana en Redmond los días 29, 30 y 31 de enero.

OSU to bring TRACE Community COVID-19 sampling to Redmond this weekend

REDMOND, Ore. – Oregon State University’s groundbreaking project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus is expanding to include three days of TRACE Community sampling this week in Redmond on Jan. 29, 30 and 31.

Oregon State University receives $2 million Packard Foundation grant to expand TRACE-COVID-19 nationally

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers have received a $2 million grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to create a national TRACE Center that will expand the OSU’s COVID-19 public health project to other states.

OSU adapts COVID-19 testing of students and employees as holidays near

CORVALLIS, Ore. – TRACE OSU, Oregon State University’s weekly COVID-19 prevalence testing of students and employees, is adjusting to serve thousands of OSU students who may travel over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Oregon State University, University of Oregon team up to bring TRACE sampling to Lane County

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists and students from Oregon State University and the University of Oregon are teaming up to bring OSU’s TRACE Community COVID-19 public health project to Eugene the weekend of Nov. 7 and 8 at the request of Lane County Public Health.

OSU adding to Corvallis COVID-19 prevalence understanding via citywide wastewater analyses

Oregon State University researchers say wastewater sampling for the novel coronavirus shows the virus is present in every region of Corvallis, with a moderate increase in virus levels over the past month following the low detection levels that took hold in mid-July.

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