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BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award – Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Dr. Jane Lubchenco was honored with the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology.  The foundation has recognized her work that has laid the scientific groundwork for the design of marine reserves. The jury described Dr. Lubchenco as being “a leader in establishing marine reserves based on solid principles of […]

Dr. Jane Lubchenco to return to OSU

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The College of Science and the Department of Zoology are excited to welcome back Dr. Lubchenco. Read more.

Lubchenco’s Goals on Ocean and Climate

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Now that Dr. Lubchenco has been confirmed as NOAA Administrator, she is able to speak more with the press about her goals. Here’s an article from the NY Times Dot Earth blog with a few questions and answers: Q. What’s high on your to-do list? A. First and foremost is establishing a real juggernaut of […]


Monday, March 2nd, 2009

The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) is a long-term program of scientific research and training dedicated to advancing the understanding of the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem along the U. S. west coast. PISCO conducts monitoring and experiments along 1,200 miles of coastline incorporating oceanography, ecology, chemistry, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, and […]

Dr. Jane Lubchenco chosen to head NOAA

Friday, December 19th, 2008

This news is spreading like wildfire today: OSU’s Dr. Jane Lubchenco has been chosen by President-elect Obama to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. We are very proud and excited to see Jane take on this role. Here are some news links! Obama’s new hotshot at NOAA – Los Angeles Times Lubchenco Brings Northwest […]

Thou Shalt Not?

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

In Handle with Care, an article in the New York Times, Dr. Jane Lubchenco comments on ethics in science.

Zayed Prize awarded to Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Valued at $1 Million, the Zayed Prize is the world’s most valuable environmental award: To recognize and promote major pioneering contributions in the field of environment and sustainable development, in accordance with the development philosophy and vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and in support of global initiatives such as the […]

“Dead Zone”

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

From Smithsonian Magazine, April 2008: Gasping for Breath An ocean “dead zone” has been discovered off the Pacific Northwest. The water has so little oxygen that it “kills any marine animals that cannot swim or scuttle away,” says Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University. She and her colleagues analyzed 60 years of data and found […]


Friday, February 29th, 2008

With all due respect to the other Janes on campus, at OSU when you say “Jane”, it can only mean one person: Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distringuished Professor of Zoology, Oregon State University. Jane was recently a guest on NPR’s Talk of the Nation: Map Reveals Extensive Damage to […]