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06Aug2015

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bard in the Quad celebrates its 10 anniversary with Shakespeare's beloved comedy of love and magic, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. This production is a lush romantic fantasy featuring

07Aug2015

50th Anniversary Celebration - OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center

Join us for a Celebration featuring distinguished speakers, a historical slide show and a new video celebrating HMSC's bright future. The Celebration, located outdoors in front of the

25Aug2015

Onion Variety Day

Onion Variety Day…
26Aug2015

Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture Field Day

Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture Field Day…
03Sep2015

Turf Grass Field Day

Turf Grass Field Day and Equipment Exhibition.  11:30 Lunch and Industry Booth Exhibition.  1:00 Shotgun at Trysting Tree Golf Course and  6:00 Dinner at Trysting Tree Golf Course.

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Dan's Observations

Spring 2015

Being intentionally equitable, inclusive, open, and civil

Last year, we rolled out a Strategic Intent for the College of Agricultural Sciences, a compass to help steer the college toward greater excellence. In addition to teaching, research, and engagement, we identified equity, inclusion, and civil discourse as fundamental to our mission. 

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences is a community of students, faculty, and stakeholders who represent differences of opinion, background, and experience. We embrace those differences. They make us more capable and more creative as we tackle some of the most difficult problems of society.

In the last four years, the College has more than doubled enrollment of underrepresented students. Our students are passionate about making a better world. Some are working to increase food production while protecting soil and water. Others are working to rid the world of debilitating disease and unseen pollutants. Still others are exploring nature’s clockwork, from molecules to whales. Their career interests are as diverse as their family backgrounds. 

Our faculty are among the best in the world. And they come to us from all over the world, bringing with them the diverse experiences of global citizens.

Our stakeholders are people from all across the state, from industry, agencies, and environmental groups. They contribute in different ways, with different perspectives, and often with different opinions. But they agree, we all agree, that it is only through our differences that we will find our most creative solutions. By being intentionally equitable, inclusive, open, and civil, we will find our most strategic direction forward.

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In the News

OSU News Release

Researchers conclude popular rockfish is actually two distinct species

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Jul 22, 2015
A new analysis confirms that the Blue Rockfish (Sebastes mystinus), a rockfish sought by anglers primarily off the California and Oregon coasts, is actually two separate and distinct species.… Read full story.

Common chemicals may act together to increase cancer risk, study finds

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Jul 21, 2015
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OSU researchers discover the unicorn – seaweed that tastes like bacon!

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Jul 14, 2015
OSU researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly… Read full story.

OSU study: Mercury scrubbers at Oregon power plant lower other pollution too

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Jul 7, 2015

OSU Master Food Preservers answer questions statewide

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Jul 2, 2015
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