Climate change is the focus of new oral history website from Oregon State University Libraries

A website focusing on climate change and featuring oral history interviews with a dozen leading figures from OSU is now online.

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A website focusing on climate change and featuring oral history interviews with a dozen leading figures from Oregon State University is now available online.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet July 30

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, July 30, to consider a new Bachelor of Science in nursing and three capital construction project budgets.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, July 30, to consider a new Bachelor of Science in nursing and three capital construction project budgets.

Second study finds Oregon college students reporting more marijuana use following legalization

College students at two large public universities in Oregon are reporting more use of marijuana following the drug’s legalization, including among those who are underage, Oregon State University researchers have found.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – College students at two large public universities in Oregon are reporting more use of marijuana following the drug’s legalization, including among those who are underage, Oregon State University researchers have found.

OSU researchers determine why pulsed sparks make for better ignition

Researchers have learned the mechanisms behind a means of improved ignition, helping to open the door to better performance in combustion systems ranging from car engines to jet propulsion.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have learned the mechanisms behind a means of improved ignition, helping to open the door to better performance in combustion systems ranging from car engines to jet propulsion.

Study: Reducing carbon emissions will limit sea level rise

A new study demonstrates a clear correlation between cumulative carbon emissions and future sea level rise over time – and the news isn’t good.

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Study: Reducing carbon emissions will limit sea level rise

By Mark Floyd, 541-737-0788, mark.floyd@oregonstate.edu

Food preservation hotline opens for the season

Get all your food preservation questions answered from safety to great recipes.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As canning season gets underway, the Food Preservation hotline from Oregon State University Extension Service starts taking calls July 16.

The toll-free hotline at 800-354-7319 runs until Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. When the hotline is closed, callers can leave a message. The hotline is staffed by certified Master Food Preserver volunteers in Lane and Douglas counties, but it’s available statewide.

Serious pest targets popular white-bark birch trees

Bronze birch borer can kill a tree before homeowners notice.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A voracious insect – the bronze birch borer – is picking off beloved birch trees throughout Oregon.

Common for many years in Eastern Oregon, the hard-to-control beetle first showed up west of the Cascades in 2003 in Portland, where it has killed hundreds of trees. It slowly migrated and is now found in abundance as far south as Klamath Falls, according to Nicole Sanchez, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service.

OSU’s College of Forestry Dean Maness leaves legacy of leadership 

Thomas Maness, the Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, passed away Thursday, July 12, in Corvallis. He was 63.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Thomas Maness, the Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, passed away Thursday, July 12, in Corvallis. He was 63.

Bard in the Quad at OSU to present ‘The Tempest’ in August

Performances will be held Aug. 2 through Aug. 5 and Aug. 9 through Aug. 12

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University Theatre’s Bard in the Quad returns this August with the Shakespeare romance, “The Tempest.”

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 2 through Aug. 5 and Aug. 9 through Aug. 12 in the Memorial Union Quad, 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way, Corvallis.

New species may arise from rapid mitochondrial evolution

Genetic research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive incompatibility and thus become separate species.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Genetic research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive incompatibility and thus become separate species.

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