News + Awards + Accolades
Recognizing the tremendous contributions from faculty, students and stakeholders advancing the future of agriculture and natural resources.
Researcher Cole Cerrato recently stood in Oregon State University’s vineyard, nestled below forested hills near the village of Alpine, as he...
It’s a material world, and the soda bottles, coffee cup lids, take-out containers and clothes we wear are coming back to haunt us in fragmented...
Following an exhaustive internal search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. Samuel Bell as the Director of...
With a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University, Bell brings more than 15 years of experience advancing sustainability initiatives around the world. Leading teams in academic and non-profit organizations, Bell has designed projects and built social enterprise programs in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, and other parts of Africa as well as the United States.
OSU expands its beef cattle research capabilities in Corvallis with new Professor of Beef Cattle Management, Dr. Travis Mulliniks
Following an exhaustive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. Travis Mulliniks as the Glenn & Mildred Harvey Professor of Beef Cattle Management. With a PhD in Range Nutrition from New Mexico State, Mulliniks brings extensive expertise working with beef cattle research and beef cattle producers, giving the college a renewed focus on beef cattle management for the Corvallis campus.
Following an exhaustive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. Marcia Walker as the director of the Food Innovation Center (FIC). “We are excited to have Marcia join the team and step into this important role at our urban agricultural experiment station location,” said Staci Simonich, Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Director of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station.
Following an exhaustive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. Jamie DeWitt as the director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC). With a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Neural Science from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, DeWitt brings more than 20 years of experience leading innovative research in environmental toxicology and human health.
For more than 150 years, we have stood at the crossroads of conservation and production, innovating new ways to advance the future of agriculture and natural resources.
We partner with industries and communities each day to help the economy and all people thrive.
2022 marked a number of significant milestones, including a new dean, Dr. Staci Simonich. It also marked our highest-ever year of research expenditures and marked the public launch of Oregon State University’s capital campaign.
As we lean into these accomplishments and opportunities, we recognize that now more than ever we remain steadfastly committed to make tomorrow better for everyone.
Awards and Accolades
Celebrating the Legacy of Outstanding Alumni & Friends
The College of Agricultural Sciences celebrates the legacy of our most outstanding alumni and friends. Individuals who have been consummate ambassadors for the College and for Oregon State University. These are people who have had a meaningful impact on Oregon and its agriculture, food and environmental landscapes
2022 Distinguished Alumni Luminary Award
Michelle Armstrong, Wilbur-Ellis
2022 Distinguished Leader Award
Carl and Kim Casale, Casale Ag, LLC
2022 Distinguished Legacy Award
Mohammed Koohmaraie, IEH Laboratories, Meat Division
2022 Hall of Fame Award
David Gremmels, Rogue Creamery
2022 Hall of Fame Award
Verl Holden, Nurseryman and Grower