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The Womens Building on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus, which is home to the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, can be seen on Jan. 20. Many administrative offices, including the Deans office, are housed in the Womens building.

Oregon State University names new dean of College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
January 25, 2022

Oregon State University concludes its search for a new dean for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, appointing Dr. Brian Primack to succeed the current dean, Javier Nieto. Primack will...

During a Board of Trustees meeting held in the Memorial Union on Oregon State Universitys Corvallis, Ore. campus on Dec. 10, the board discussed the new presidential search timeline. The live listening sessions, which occurred  between Jan. 12 and Jan. 20, were part of the early steps in the presidential search process.

Oregon State University presidential search listening sessions ‘are a good start’

Sam Misa, News Contributor
January 21, 2022

Listening sessions at Oregon State University marked the first opportunity for members of the community to give feedback and raise questions and concerns about the presidential search. These live listening...

Oregon State University students working at the Student Experience Center on Jan. 6 organize containers for COVID-19 testing. From Jan. 3 to Jan. 9, 6,972 tests were administered and 785 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported at OSU.

Oregon State University positive COVID-19 cases spike, classes remain in person

Patience Womack, News Contributor
January 11, 2022

Oregon State University reported 785 positive cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 3 and Jan. 9, out of 6,972 tests administered in that timeframe.  For the week of Dec. 6 to 12, the last week of fall term,...

This illustration depicts an OSU-Cascades student who writes out their worries and feelings about the continued COVID-19 pandemic.

OSU-Cascades community urged to purchase student anthology about COVID-19 experiences

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
January 8, 2022

Oregon State University – Cascades students emphasize the importance of gaining perspective surrounding the various hardships college students continue to face during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Jenna...

Oregon State University students line up outside at the Student Experience Center plaza on Jan. 6 to receive COVID-19 testing. Students who are not up-to-date with the universitys vaccination requirements are required to do weekly COVID-19 testing.

Eligible OSU students and employees must receive COVID-19 booster shots by Feb. 15

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
January 6, 2022

Eligible Oregon State University students and employees are required to receive their COVID-19 booster shots, and OSU has changed its quarantine requirements to reflect current Oregon Health Authority...

A sign posted at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. on Jan. 4 indicates that the parking lot will close on Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. The parking lot closure is due to an implosion of the west side of Reser Stadium that is scheduled to take place between 7:40 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Jan. 7.

Reser Stadium implosion: What Beavers need to know

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
January 5, 2022

An implosion of the west side of Reser Stadium will take place on Friday and pave the way for additional renovations but is not expected to interfere with typical daily activities. This implosion, which...

Oregon State University Director of Financial Aid Keith Raab can be seen in front of Kerr Administrative building on OSU’s Corvallis, Ore. campus .With the cost of tuition continuing to balloon over the years, the Office of Financial Aid is working to increase financial aid for prospective students.

OSU receives increased financial aid funding for 2022-23 academic year

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University’s financial aid experts urge students to submit their Free Applications for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible in order to receive need-based financial aid and scholarships. Throughout...

Starship robots await loading of food outside of the Arnold Dining Hall on Nov. 24, 2021. These robots deliver food to students from most dining locations on Oregon State University’s Corvallis, Ore. campus and are not expected to be impeded by the winter weather.

OSU students offer opinions on six-wheeled rovers delivering food through winter weather

Reid Morrison, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University’s Starship robots face many challenges on campus, but students can expect the robots to continue delivering food even through Oregon’s winter season.  “They slip and slide...

Oregon State University’s public safety officer trucks parked south of Kerr Administration Building on Nov. 23, 2021. The PSO trucks, driven by PSO security officers responsible for public safety on the Corvallis, Ore. campus, can often be seen on campus and typically pick up lost, stolen or abandoned bicycles.

Concerns about structure, ethics of campus security raised by OSU students

Oregon State University’s Department of Public Safety includes armed police alongside public safety security officers
Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University has had its own police department since January 2021, but some students are against its presence on campus due to ethical and racial concerns. In 2019, Genesis Hansen, a fourth-year...

This image shows an artistic rendition of Oregon State University’s Regional Class Research Vessel “Taani,” which will improve data and science literacy through the use of reall-time data transfer and communication. Taani is expected to aunch in March 2022.

Regional Class Research Vessel introduces new tool for increasing data science literacy

Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University leads a project focused on enhancing cutting-edge oceanic research and marine and data science education through the design and construction of three new ocean-going research ships. The...

Oregon State University Professor Maret Traber, in her office in the Linus Pauling Science Center on the Corvallis, Ore. campus, is excited about her recent Discovery Award for her research in bioavailable vitamin E on Nov. 18, 2021. Traber’s research has made massive strides in nutritional awareness for prenatal development involving vitamin E deficiencies.

OSU professor receives prestigious award for research on role of vitamin E in human body

Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
January 3, 2022

Dr. Marie Traber, professor at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, is the recipient of an award given to scientists who have made significant contributions to health-related research. The...

The “orange book” is a document of over 50 pages that gives a broad overview of the OSU budget on Dec. 21. In recent years, state funding to Oregons public colleges has been decreasing, forcing student tuition to fill in the gaps.

Rising student tuition funds majority of OSU education and general budget

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
December 23, 2021

Public colleges, including Oregon State University, have received less state funding in recent years, forcing students and families to make up the difference, but many wonder where this increasing tuition...

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