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Workers at Dinosaur Valley Studios in Alberta, Canada restore a blue whale skeleton that washed ashore on the Oregon Coast in 2015. The skeleton is expected to go on display at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in May.

Blue whale skeleton to be displayed at Hatfield Marine Science Center

Lucinda Boyle, News Contributor
February 18, 2024

Correction: This story has been updated to correct the name of Marine Mammal Institute founder Bruce Mate. As a graduate student at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, Sheanna Steingass...

Photo courtesy of Adriene Koett-Cronn, photo taken by Mark Farley.

Tsunami drill prepares Oregon coast in event of ‘The Big One’

Emma Coke, News Reporter
July 11, 2023

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center recently hosted a tsunami evacuation drill to encourage Newport residents to re-evaluate or establish evacuation plans in the event of "The Big...

This photo shows the inside of the Marine Studies Building as it was being built in early 2020. The new building is approximately 72,000 square feet, and houses laboratories for research, classrooms, offices and an auditorium. 

OSU Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building offers escape from tsunamis

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

The Cascadia fault line off the Pacific coast could potentially cause a record-breaking earthquake and tsunami in Oregon, and only one building on the Oregon coast is prepared for it. This building,...

The Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts, home to the School of Arts and Communication. The OSU Board of Trustees approved Tuesday a split of the School of Arts and Communication, and effective this fall the two new schools will be the School of Communication and the School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts.

Board of Trustees approve changes to organization of School of Arts and Communication, among other agenda items

Angela Tam, News Contributor
August 4, 2021

Oregon State University’s School of Arts and Communication within the College of Liberal Arts has been approved to separate into two distinct schools: a School of Communication and a School of Visual,...

Colin McNeil, TRACE employee, works at a testing center on the OSU Corvallis campus. OSU’s TRACE Project is located between the Kelley Engineering Center and Student Health Services. 

TRACE program receives $2 million grant

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Oregon State University’s TRACE COVID-19 program will receive a $2 million grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; such funds will allow researchers to expand their efforts nationally during...

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OSU cumulative COVID-19 cases updated

Angela Tam, COVID-19 Beat Reporter
November 19, 2020

There are a cumulative total of 230 cases of COVID-19 reported by the Benton County Health Department including — but not limited to — students, faculty and staff affiliated with Oregon State University’s...

The new housing development and Marine Studies building will help fulfill OSU’s Marine Studies Initiative.

OSU develops new housing in Newport, plans to open Marine Studies Building this month

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
July 14, 2020

Oregon State University will move forward with its new housing development in Newport, Ore., and plans to open a new Marine Studies building at the Hatfield Marine Science Center this month. The new housing...

The International Living-Learning Center, located on the South side of campus, houses students partaking in Innovation Nation and the Global Village, as well as students not part of a Living-Learning Community.

Specialized living spaces give students community to call home

James Trotter, Copy Editor
September 14, 2018

Many students at Oregon State University have made connections with other students and improved their academic experience through the campus Living Learning Community program. Through OSU’s LLC program,...

The Hatfield Marine Science Center, located at 2030 SE Marine Science Drive in Newport, Ore.

Marine Studies Initiative promotes interdisciplinary studies

Angelina Macca, Practicum Contributor
May 7, 2018

College of Liberal Arts introduces non-science-focused marine studies degree.Marine studies is more than science research, it involves work done by people from all disciplines at a university, state and...

Yaquina Bay Bridge from the south Jetty in Newport, Ore.

Sesquicentennial celebration continues with Sea Grant Festival

Melinda Myers, News Contributor
February 19, 2018

OSU commemorates Sea Grant research, work around marine-based ecosystems.In 1966, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration created the National Sea Grant College Program, an initiative centered...

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