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Angélique Kidjo: Singer, Philanthropist and Human Rights Activist

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, philanthropist and human rights activist Angélique Kidjo will speak and perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. In her presentation, “Artist As Activist: A Passion for Freedom and Social Justice,” Kidjo will discuss the responsibility of artists to use […]

What is the Green New Deal?

Disclaimer: Neither Oregon State University nor the OSU Sustainability Office endorse any proposed policies or political views mentioned below; the following is only intended to inform the reader on the facts surrounding the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal has garnered a huge amount of media attention in the last couple months, but what […]

Winter Clearances January 8th and 11th at the OSUsed Store

The OSUsed Store will be offering 50% off prices storewide at their Winter Clearances on Tuesday, January 8th, 5:30-7:30 pm and Friday, January 11th, 12:00-3:00 pm. Everything on the sales floor will be 50% off except for computers, items on spot bid and vehicles (items for sale online are also excluded). Join the events on […]

About OSU Cultural Resource Centers

This information was originally published on the OSU Diversity & Cultural Engagement website. Click the link for additional information! The Asian & Pacific Cultural Center About The Asian & Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) is a space to engage on-campus and online students and members of the community around the Asian and Pacific Islander experience. We […]

Tips for a Green Holiday Season

With increased travel, consumption, and waste, the holiday season has a substantial impact on the environment. Consider these statistics from the CDC: Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football […]

More than 30,000 students participate in inaugural year of statewide Outdoor School

Three-quarters of Oregon’s eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the inaugural year of the statewide Outdoor School program, according to a new Oregon State University Extension Service report. In the 2017-18 school year Oregon’s 30,739 participating Outdoor School students spent a total of 115,131 days outside, according to the report. Kristopher Elliott, an Oregon State University Extension […]

Dunawi Creek Restoration: Volunteers Needed!

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real contribution to climate change mitigation and wildlife habitat restoration in our community? The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is hosting its third annual planting of native shrubs and grasses at the Dunawi Creek Regeneration Project site in the Bald Hill Natural Area! The goal of this project […]

CEOAS/Environmental Sciences Club Green Office Certified!

Congratulations to the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences on earning the bronze-level Green Office Certification! The Oregon State Environmental Sciences Club tackled the Green Office Certification survey as a club project, on behalf of CEOAS. Thank you to the many members of the Environmental Sciences Club that contributed to gathering and inputting data […]

Algae From Japanese Tsunami on Oregon Coast

Researchers from the United States and Japan have identified 84 species of marine algae and cyanobacteria that arrived on the Pacific Northwest coast via debris from the 2011 Tohoku  earthquake and tsunami and, to date, none have gained a foothold in U.S. coastal waters. Since more than a dozen of the algal species are on […]

Ecologist Bill Ripple to Speak at Corvallis Science Pub

William Ripple, a distinguished professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University who has drawn worldwide attention for his research on wolves and other predators, and for publishing a scientists’ warning to humanity, will speak at the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, Nov. 12. Ripple’s presentation, “From wolves to the Warning to Humanity: Facing […]