OSU researchers propose CRISPR as influencer of low genetic diversity in deadly bacteria

Scientists at Oregon State University have shed light on the evolutionary history of a soil-borne bacteria that is so dangerous to grazing animals it is kept behind lock-and-key to prevent its spread.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists at Oregon State University have shed light on the evolutionary history of a soil-borne bacteria that is so dangerous to grazing animals it is kept behind lock-and-key to prevent its spread.

Oregon State names interim vice president for research

Oregon State University President Ed Ray Wednesday named Irem Tumer as interim vice president for research.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University President Ed Ray Wednesday named Irem Tumer as interim vice president for research.

Tumer is a professor in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State and associate dean for research in the university’s College of Engineering. She is also a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a former program manager at NASA.

Mathematics of art is focus of Oct. 24 artist’s talk at OSU

Painter and sculptor Michael Schultheis will present “Venn pirouettes: Changing the way the world sees math,” a talk on the mathematics of art, at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in The LaSells Stewart Center

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Painter and sculptor Michael Schultheis will present “Venn pirouettes: Changing the way the world sees math,” a talk on the mathematics of art, at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in The LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

Author Sarah Sentilles to read at Oregon State University Oct. 26

Nonfiction writer Sarah Sentilles will read at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Nonfiction writer Sarah Sentilles will read at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow.

For a small segment of fans, sports consumption can be compulsive and potentially harmful

For a small percentage of the most avid fans, sports consumption may also be compulsive and potentially harmful, much the way that compulsive shopping, tanning or use of social media can be to some people, new research from Oregon State University shows.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – They are seen as some of the most loyal fans: they change work schedules so they don’t miss games; skip family events to watch their team; consider their support of the sport as key to their identities.

Insects and spiders out to find shelter for winter

The insects trying to get into homes aren't going to hurt humans or houses.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – This time of year, insects and spiders are out and about – some in large numbers – looking for places to hunker down for winter.

“Just like us, they’re coming inside to get warm,” said Brooke Edmunds, a horticulturist for Oregon State University Extension Service. “They’re not feeding on homes or humans, they’re just looking for cracks or crevices. Most are minding their own business. They aren’t aggressive toward people, not even the spiders.”

OSU Wind Ensemble to perform Oct. 24 in Corvallis

The OSU Wind Ensemble presents “The Four H’s”  Oct. 24 

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Wind Ensemble presents “The Four H’s” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis.

The program, directed by Chris Chapman, features four major traditional and modern wind band works from composers with surnames beginning with “H.”

American Folk icon Tom Paxton to perform in Corvallis Oct. 24

American folk music icon Tom Paxton will perform at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. – American folk music icon Tom Paxton will perform on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis.

The performance and conversation with GRAMMY Museum’s Bob Santelli is part of the Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts’ American String Series.

OSU Board of Trustees and Committees to meet October 24 - 26

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a retreat on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to discuss trends in higher education and Oregon State’s efforts to serve more learners.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a retreat on Wednesday, Oct. 24, to discuss trends in higher education and Oregon State’s efforts to serve more learners.

The retreat will run from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Food Innovation Center, 1207 N.W. Naito Parkway in Portland. Participation will be limited to invited guests but members of the public may attend.

Top Oregon family businesses to be honored at Nov. 15 event

Several Oregon family businesses will be honored at the Oregon State University College of Business’ 2018 Excellence in Family Business Awards ceremony Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Several Oregon family businesses will be honored at the Oregon State University College of Business’ 2018 Excellence in Family Business Awards ceremony Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

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