Oregon scientists team up to use big data to address societal challenges

Data scientists from Oregon’s three largest universities have received a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to help fellow scientists across the Pacific Northwest address challenges such as earthquake preparedness, securing electrical power systems and improved environmental health.

Second round of sampling suggests significantly lower prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Newport

Preliminary results of a second round of door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University in Newport suggest a significantly lower prevalence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on July 11-12 than compared to a similar sampling three weeks earlier.

Public health professor shares COVID-19 expertise to help keep people safe

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chi has logged 123 interviews with journalists from around the world, sometimes fielding five requests per day.

New OSU Extension forestry fire program hires manager

Carrie Berger's experience with Oregon State University College of Forestry spans 12 years.

Oregon State University expands coronavirus prevalence study to Hermiston

TRACE-COVID-19, Oregon State University’s project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus, will sample community members in Hermiston this weekend, July 25-26, at the request of the Oregon Health Authority and Umatilla County Public Health in response to an outbreak of cases in county workplaces.

OSU instructor receives Odyssey Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music

Native American flute instructor Jan Michael Looking Wolf called pivotal force in music world

OPINION: Higher Education Requires Federal Support to Combat the Effects of COVID-19

 A piece by Oregon State University President F. King Alexander

Fun, creative Healthy Beaver Bags help meet student food security needs

Emily Faltesek developed Healthy Beaver Bags to give students a fun, creative option for grocery assistance at a time when food insecurity is on the rise. 

 

OSU, UO among 20 universities filing federal lawsuit in Oregon over international student order

Oregon State University – along with 19 other western United States universities – filed a lawsuit today that seeks to keep the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from enacting proposed restrictions on international students taking online college courses while in the United States.

Pandemic reshapes Calvin Otis’ role as a student information security policy analyst

As the university shifted to remote operations, Calvin Otis was tasked with conducting research and drafting policy that would help protect the information of the university, its students and employees.

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