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OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Athletic department sees layoffs as budget cuts begin

Oregon State’s Athletic department will reduce its operating budget by up to 20% for the 2021 fiscal year, with the aim of reducing expected financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The department’s...

Opinion: OSU leads sustainability movement among institutions

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
May 7, 2018

Bees wrap is the bees knees of food technology.Oregon State University has been a leader for sustainability practices for years and we are the first campus to structure a sustainable reusable method with...

Seventy-two billion pounds of food is lost each year, according to a Feeding America webpage. OSU’s UHDS is working to combat this by implementing a new program called LeanPath that helps prevent food from being wasted.

OSU uses $27,000 grant to lessen wasted food

Keana Pigg, Practicum Contributor
January 29, 2018

LeanPath wasted food prevention program implemented in UHDS dining halls.Oregon State University received a $27,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Materials Management program...

Sustainability efforts at OSU receive national attention

Sustainability efforts at OSU receive national attention

Jack Steindorf News Contributor
February 6, 2017

Reuseable Eco2go program has diverted over 400,000 single-use containersOregon State University’s sustainability efforts have gained national attention. The Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and...

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