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Dan's Observations

Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014 offered us the chance to celebrate the outstanding students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the College of Agricultural Sciences. So much of the college’s impact is due to the achievements of these individuals.

In celebration, I hosted a Dean’s Dinner, the first in many years. It felt like a family Thanksgiving, as we gathered in the stately Memorial Union lounge, warmed by two fireplaces and decorated with the season’s harvest. The dinner itself was a celebration of Oregon-grown specialties—beef, vegetables, hazelnuts, pears, berries—many produced by our family of supporters and stakeholders.

The College is committed to research and teaching of all aspects of food production, from the first roots put down into healthy soil to the value that is added to agricultural products by processing, fermentation, and ingenuity. Food is the handshake between urban and rural Oregon; it brings people together. 

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In the News

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Study finds tropical fish moving into temperate waters

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Dec 18, 2014
Tropical herbivorous fish are expanding their range into temperate waters and a new international study documents the dramatic impact of the intrusion in the Mediterranean Sea.… Read full story.
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New technology tracks carcinogens as they move through the body

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Dec 10, 2014
Researchers have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of carcinogens known as PAHs as they are biologically processed and eliminated.… Read full story.
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Scientists prepare for another wave of tsunami debris, possible invasives

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Dec 8, 2014
Tsunami debris is still arriving from Japan, nearly four years after the big earthquake, and each arriving item carries the risk of introducing non-native species to the Northwest.… Read full story.

Corvallis Science Pub focuses on Ebola

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Dec 1, 2014
Patrick Iversen, a professor at Oregon State University, led the development of a drug that targets the genetic machinery of the Ebola virus. At the Dec. 8 Corvallis Science Pub, he will review what scientists know about Ebola and how the new drug works.… Read full story.

OSU to study diseases affecting common nursery plants

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Nov 25, 2014
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