OSU’s 13th President Passes Away

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The man credited for overseeing a period of significant for Oregon State University has passed away. Paul Risser died Thursday in Oklahoma. He served as OSU’s President from 1996 to 2002. Current OSU President Ed Ray says Risser helped re-energize athletic programs, increase enrollment and led the establishment of the Cascades campus … Continue reading »

Fungus Spreading Through Valley Wheat

CORVALLIS, Ore. –  Wheat farmers in Western Oregon may see a loss in yield this season due to a disease that is spreading through the Willamette Valley. Researchers at Oregon State University say “sharp eyespot,” a fungal disease, is infecting wheat fields throughout the entire valley. “About 2-3 weeks ago, everything should have been green if … Continue reading »

OSU Brothers Leave on Run Across Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two brothers at Oregon State University left Monday morning to run more than a marathon a day for the next two months – but this is not the first time they have gone on a long journey. Jeremiah Godby, 21, and his older brother Isaiah Godby, 23, ran across the United States … Continue reading »

Brothers to Run Across Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. –  Two brothers will be running the equivalent of more than a marathon a day for two months – but these Oregon State University students are running across the state all to promote healthy living. Isaiah and Jeremiah Godby, both students in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, are passionate about promoting exercise … Continue reading »

OSU Discovers Possible ALS Breakthrough

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon State University have helped discover a potential therapy for people suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease. With the help from scientists in Australia and the United Kingdom, OSU researchers say they have discovered that a copper compound – already used for other purposes – may also form the basis for a therapy for Amyotrophic … Continue reading »

Thousands Graduate From OSU

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people filled the stands at Reser Stadium Saturday to watch Oregon State University’s largest graduating class ever receive their diplomas. Decked out in caps and gowns, 5900 students graduated from Oregon State University with a number of different degrees. All of these beavers came to OSU from a variety of … Continue reading »

Corvallis Parking District Plan Passes

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parking around Oregon State University’s campus has been a controversial topic for years: neighbors have been speaking out, saying students, staff, and faculty are taking up their on-street parking. But on Monday night, the Corvallis City Council passed a new parking district plan that will restrict more drivers from parking around campus … Continue reading »

Annual OSU Undie Run

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Hundreds of people will be making their way to the Battle of the Bands in Corvallis on Friday – in their undies. Friday is an OSU group’s fourth annual undie run, an event that usually draws in several hundred people. The run falls on the weekend of Battle of the Bands – … Continue reading »

More Security at Dam Jam at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Saturday night, Mike Posner is taking the stage in Corvallis as part of an annual concert series at Oregon State University. But there will be some big changes to this year’s Dam Jam, after some community complaints of the crowds getting out of hand.  The annual concert series, which features a Battle … Continue reading »

Partnership to Help Create Startups

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber stopped in Eugene Wednesday to sign a declaration of cooperation that could help boost our local economy. The Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network is expected to create tech start-ups here in the Willamette Valley and keep these companies in the local area. Something business leaders say is a win-win … Continue reading »

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