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Public invited behind doors of HMSC April 13 for Marine Science Day

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Spend the day in Newport, OR for the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 13th.    Sarah Henkel, a senior research assistant professor in the OSU Department of Zoology, will present an update of wave energy developments on the Oregon Coast at 3:00pm in the Visitor Center Auditorium.

Roundworms From the Primordial Ooze

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Astrobiology Magazine discusses OSU professor of zoology, George Poinar’s book, The Evolutionary History of Nematodes in the latest addition. Outlining the history and evolution of the nematode, or more commonly known as roundworms, Dr. Poinar’s book discusses how they play a key role in soil biology and help support much of the planet and animal […]

Blaustein discusses amphibian decline

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

McKinley Smith of The Daily Barometer reports on the Science Pub featuring Dr. Andrew Blaustein.  Read her story online here.  

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

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Tonight’s Science Pub presenter will be Distinguished Professor, Dr. Andrew Blaustein. Extinction in Our Time: Why should we care if frogs disappear? With dramatic population declines and extinctions worldwide, amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders and newts) are among the most threatened animals on the planet. Habitat loss, climate change, disease and pollution have well-documented impacts. “Amphibians […]

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 […]

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.

Researchers investigate lionfish swarms

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Mark Hixon, an Oregon State University zoology professor, studies the invasive behaviors of lionfish   Oregon State University Barometer, October 23rd, 2012

New professorial zoology trio brings spread of extensive research to the table

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

New professorial zoology trio brings spread of extensive research to the table Oregon State University Barometer, October 22nd, 2012

2012 College of Science Awards Day

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards Day was held on September 19th to celebrate accomplishments of the college over the past year. Supervisors, colleagues and students nominated awardees based on their contributions to the college and to their field of academia and research.  Interim Dean Vince Remcho, Associate Dean Janine Trempy and Head […]

GTA training helps new teachers get grounded

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Zoology Graduate Student Tim Pusack uses his passion for teaching to help strengthen how Oregon State Graduate Teaching Assistants operate in the classroom. Read More