Dr. David W. Bohnert Receives the Extension Award from the Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science

Dr. David W. Bohnert

October 2021 – Dr. David W. Bohnert is the recipient of the Western Section American Society of Animal Science Extension Award, presented to him during the 2021 Western Section Meeting held in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Sharks are common in local waters

Linda King took this photo of the sunset and noticed what she thought might be a shark in the lower left corner.

Taylor Chapple, assistant professor at the Marine, Fishing and Wildlife Department at Oregon State University, encourages people to explore the sharks of Northern California and Oregon - all 15 species of them.

OSU student turns climate research into bilingual children's books, receives $100,000 scholarship

Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins, a PhD candidate from Oregon State University, has received a $100,000 scholarship to further his work of researching habitat refugia and turning his findings into a bilingual children’s book for Latino youth.

Oregon expedition looks for new species of beaked whale

OSU’s Art About Ag, 2021 Exhibition

Featured artwork: Tara Kemp, The Flower Vendor, 2020, Oil, 20” x 24”.

On Friday, June 4, Giustina Gallery at LaSells Stewart Center at Oregon State University will open its 38th annual exhibition of visual art inspired by and promoting growing food, fiber crops, and natural resources. 

OSU Extension’s statewide network encourages participation in vaccinations

OSU Extension Service: Deschutes County

From the Oregon Coast to the eastern rangelands, the Oregon State University Extension Service is collaborating to build knowledge, confidence and participation in COVID-19 vaccinations.

Oregon State introduces the nation’s fifth chapter of an agricultural science LGBTQ+ club

The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences has launched the fifth chapter in the nation, and the first west of the Mississippi River, of a club for agriculture community members identifying as LGTBQ+ and their allies.

The ambitious effort to piece together America’s fragmented health data

Social Distancing

The infrastructure could help fight the next pandemic

From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologist Melissa Haendel knew that the United States was going to have a data problem. There didn’t seem to be a national strategy to control the virus, and cases were springing up in sporadic hotspots around the country. With such a patchwork response, nationwide information about the people who got sick would probably be hard to come by.