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Illustration showing a fire encased in a wine glass; clouds of smoke can be seen in the background. Researchers at the Oregon Wine Research
Institute are currently testing how wildfire smoke can affect the taste of wine.

Vineyards work with OSU researchers to disentangle impacts of wildfire smoke

Extension of OSU, Oregon Wine Research Institute, receives $7.65 million to uncover effects of smoke on wine
Kirsten Steinke, Science Beat Reporter
November 29, 2021

As wildfires rampaged through Oregon in 2020, the air quality index soared into hazardous territory and smoke flooded the Oregon Coast and Willamette Valley where numerous vineyards reside.  According...

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It is ‘reckless’ to exclude climate change from discussions on wildfires

Haley Daarstad, News Contributor
September 28, 2020

With around 1 million acres having burned in Oregon alone, and a quarter million Oregonians under some form of an evacuation order, Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown called the fires a wake up call to climate...

Oregon State University president Ed Ray smiles in remembrance during an interview at the Student Experience Center on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, as he talks about some of his favorite experiences over the course of his 17-year presidency. Ray stepped down from his role as OSUs president on Jun. 30.

A look back at President Emeritus Ed Ray’s impression on OSU

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 22, 2020

As Ed Ray stepped out of his position as Oregon State University's president, he left behind almost two decades worth of influence on the university, including improvements to the diversity of the student...

Scott Paja, assistant dean for Experiential Learning & Employer Relations, discusses how companies may not be able to financially onboard, or generally support interns in the same way they used to pre-pandemic. “Big picture, it’s gonna be a tough time for a lot of these organizations who employ our students. They’re working through exercises to determine what their budgets look like, and what their actual operations look like, and whether they can support, both financially and with a meaningful experience, an internship for one of our students,” said Paja.

Students face uncertainty in internship, research plans, OSU works to provide more remote opportunities

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
May 5, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic stalling future plans, many students are dealing with the loss of summer internships and the suspension of in-person research.In the past few months, social distancing has...

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OSU scientists to launch nation’s first TRACE-COVID study

The Baro Staff
April 16, 2020

Oregon State University scientists will be launching a public health study called TRACE-COVID in order to understand how prevalent the virus is among the Corvallis community, according to an all-student...

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Research teams awarded $10,000 each

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 15, 2019

On Oct. 11, the College of Science recognized and celebrated research and administrative excellence at its 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony and reception.The college holds seasonal faculty and...

An adult male caught on camera constructing a building using wood from the OSUs McDonald-Dunn Research Forest. 

Law enforcement seeks help finding man building structure in OSU research forest

The Baro Staff
February 6, 2019

   The Benton County Sheriff's Office is seeking help identifying an adult male caught on camera building a structure in Oregon State University's McDonald-Dunn Research Forest. According to the Sheriff's...

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