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This illustration depicts a town hall meeting at Oregon State University. The Board of Trustees are gathered as multiple hands are raised in the room.

OSU Board of Trustees begins new presidential search, encourages community engagement

October 24, 2021

Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the process of searching for the university’s next president with increased transparency and opportunities for student and community engagement. In...

The SW 35th Street solar array installation on September 27th in Corvallis, Ore. Sierra Magazine ranked Oregon State University at the 26th position out of 328 colleges in the country for sustainability.

OSU consistently ranks among most sustainable universities in the nation

October 5, 2021

Energy efficiency, sustainable food procurement and solar array maintenance: these are just three categories of the work that goes on in the Sustainability Office at Oregon State University. Minutes...

Members of the Kappa Delta sorority at Oregon State University prepare for fall 2021 recruitment by showing off their pride during spirit week. Recruitment will take place in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic and Greek Life organizations say they are following and upholding the necessary
protocols regarding COVID-19.

In-person recruitment events return to OSU’s Greek community

Sororities and fraternities outline their plans for incoming and second-year students to finally experience Greek life on campus.
September 27, 2021

After students lost them nearly two years ago, in-person Greek Life activities are making their reappearance on Oregon State University’s campus, albeit with some “new normal” modifications. Contingent...

This photo shows the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. OSU was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change action and adaptation.

United Nations-sponsored climate change training academy to be hosted by Oregon State University

September 25, 2021

Oregon State University was selected as one of just three institutions to host a multinational United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change. The training will begin on Sept. 27 and last...

Herbert Farm Natural Area before a prescribed fire set to be performed on Sept. 23 around 10 a.m. The practice of burning helps reduce the risk of chaotic wildfire by allowing firefighters to safely practice in a contained space.

Prescribed burn to take place at Herbert Farm Natural Area

September 22, 2021

A prescribed fire is set to take place southwest of Corvallis in the latest installment of a research-based effort to restore habitat and create more healthy and fire-resilient landscapes. Taking place...

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