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4-H Youth Selected to Travel to Mongolia

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Seven Oregon 4-H members will join a delegation of 30 youth to experience Mongolian lifestyle.

How California Almonds may be Hurting Bees

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Perhaps the most significant of all the single crops affecting honeybees in the United States is the California almond. California is the world’s largest producer of almonds, and it takes 1.3 million beehives — each populated by tens of thousands of bees — to pollinate them, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Migratory beekeepers, […]

Fears of a “megathrust” earthquake

Friday, April 29th, 2011

U.S. fears overdue ‘megathrust’ earthquake will trigger tsunami and decimate unprepared cities on north-west coast

Carbon sequestration estimate in U.S. increased – barring a drought

Friday, April 29th, 2011

 By David Stauth, 541-737-0787 Contact: Beverly Law, 541-77-6111 or bev.law@oregonstate.edu This story is available online: http://bit.ly/idZ0sW CORVALLIS, Ore. – A research group has concluded that forests and other terrestrial ecosystems in the lower 48 states can sequester up to 40 percent of the nation’s fossil fuel carbon emissions, a larger amount than previously estimated – […]

Teens Small Business “All Bottled Up”

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tyler Delay lives in Astoria and participates in the 4-H Young Entrepreneurs Club.

Hanging up the Extension cuts off rural Oregon

Monday, April 25th, 2011

In July 2009, Sonny Ramaswamy arrived as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State. The next Monday, he was told to cut $10 million from his budget.

Liquefaction major culprit in Japan quake

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

OSU researchers help to identify causes.

Education, packaging changes could save marine mammals

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Gazette Times: Study by OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute suggests Stellar sea lion entanglements are preventable.

OSU Takes Top Spot

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

OSU retains top spot in Oregon for RecycleMania (annual nationwide recycling competition between universities)

Support for Higher Education

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Oregon business support Higher Education

Higher ed’s trail through thick and (mostly) thin

Monday, April 11th, 2011

David Sarasohn’s Saturday Editorial

Environmentalists join farmers to protest cuts to Oregon State University’s research stations

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

OSU Research Stations featured in Saturday’s Oregonian

Understanding the many moderate Oregon (USA) seaquakes

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

OSU research is contributing to understanding the Blanco Transform Fault.

Linking Climate Sciences and Society

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Northwest universities team up to serve regional needs

OSU Marine Science by the Numbers

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Nearly $100 million in 2008-09, or 37 percent of OSU research expenditures, was directly tied to marine-related issues.

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