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Archive for January, 2013

Dr. Indira Rajagopal named UHC eminent professor

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Senior instructor in biology, biochemistry and biophysics, Indira Rajagopal was named as an UHC Eminent Professors for 2013 by the University Honors College. Congratulations Dr. Rajagopal! Read the full story at Life@OSU.

PBS, Scourge of the Lionfish, with Mark Hixon

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Coral reef expert and Oregon State University professor in Zoology, Mark Hixon is featured in the PBS video, Saving the Ocean: Scourge of the Lionfish. In this video, marine biologist and writer Carl Safina looks into the damaging affects that lionfish are having in the Caribbean and Atlantic.   Watch Scourge of the Lionfish on […]

February Science Pub – Extinction in Our Time: Why should we care if frogs disappear?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Dr. Andrew Blaustein will be the presenting on the threat of population decline and extinction of amphibians at the February 2013 Science Pub. Monday, February 11th 6 pm – 8pm Old World Deli 341 2nd St., Corvallis, OR Science Pub is a popular event in Corvallis and is highly attended.  It […]

Making research count

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Junior microbiologist student, Minhazer Sarker, is Powered by Orange. Learn more about how he is making research count in the lab of Linus Pauling Institute researcher, Tory Hagen.

The Importance of Improving: Jon DeVaan ’85

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Oregon State University and College of Science Alumnus, Jon DeVaan, will speak at OSU as part of the College of Business Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on January 16th.  As Corporate Vice President, Windows Development, Microsoft Corporation, Mr. DeVaan will share what he has learned over the course of his career in regards to the importance […]

Science Pub: Water, Electronics and Energy Featuring Doug Keszler

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

The first Corvallis Science Pub of the new year will feature distinguished professor of chemistry and Director of the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry, Dr. Doug Keszler.  In his talk, “Water, Electronics and Energy” he will discuss solutions to the problems of climate change and creating more efficient, lower cost solar power that can help […]