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Mocktail Hour

Does the word “networking†make you nervous? Want some practice in a no-pressure, fun environment? Come to our “Mocktail Hour†and enjoy food and drink and tips from professionals on how…

Industry Insiders Panel and Networking Reception

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University would like to invite you to attend the Industry Insiders Panel and Networking Reception on Wednesday, April 22 in


Peace Corps Returned Volunteer Presentation

Come and learn more about the Peace Corps program. A returned volunteer will share her stories and experience from overseas.



Learn how to grow your own plant using reusable materials! Growing Food Security is working to grow a sustainable and equitable food system together.

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Dan's Observations

Winter 2015

It’s great to see the early signs of spring: rhododendrons, flowering cherries, and the opening of the Oregon Legislature. But as I look at the early blossoms out my window, it’s the legislature that’s on my mind.

The College of Agricultural Sciences is a key partner in meeting the needs of Oregonians in every corner of the state. And, the College is closely aligned with priorities outlined in the Oregon Business Plan: to connect higher education to high-value careers and to put our natural resources to work in a sustainable way. 

With 14 wide-ranging academic programs, the College provides students with hands-on, real-world learning experiences in the fields of food, natural resources, and life sciences. And with faculty stationed on campus and at research stations across Oregon, our college focuses on problems important to Oregon and the world. The state really is our campus. 

In addition, this spring, we welcomed several new leaders into the college. Their stories are included in this issue of The Source. The college is well-positioned to meet the state’s challenges with new ideas and initiatives.

In the coming weeks, the Oregon Legislature will review the state’s budget for the Agricultural Experiment Station, as one of three Oregon State University Statewide Public Service Programs. We have requested some new funds to address Oregon’s challenges. Here’s how we propose to invest those new funds to meet the needs of Oregonians in every corner of the state.

Read more in The Source

In the News

Oregon State receives $1 million gift for research brewery

Apr 17, 2015

OSU scientists invent rain-resistant coating that cuts cherry cracking in half

Apr 16, 2015
OSU News Release

Longest mammal migration raises questions about distinct species

Apr 15, 2015
Scientists have documented the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded, by a whale identified as a critically endangered species that raises questions about its status.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage

Apr 13, 2015
Researchers at OSU have identified some of the mechanisms by which inadequate vitamin E can cause neurological damage.… Read full story.

OSU uses unmanned aircraft to take temperatures up in the air

Apr 7, 2015
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