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Return of top predators is key to ecological future, author suggests

Mon, 17 May 2010 00:00:00 PDT

Sufficient advances have been made about the importance of top predators in ecosystem function that it's time to move from discussing the issue to acting upon it, a graduate student and conservation biologist from Oregon State University suggests in a new book.



Oregon State alum receives prestigious graduate fellowship

Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 PDT

(image) Taralyn Tan, a 2008 graduate of Oregon State University in biochemistry and biophysics, has been awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Marcus L. Urann Fellowship, which provides $15,000 toward her graduate study in neuroscience at Harvard University.



Keeping a Promise

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 PDT

Jesus Jaime-Diaz went from poverty to college, and now he's helping others do the same. (image)



Oregon State trains graduate students to be better TAs

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 PST

Oregon State University graduate students teaching introductory biology labs are now being taught how to be more effective teachers, engage their students in critical thinking, and even craft their own curriculum.(image)



Oregon State student featured in National Geographic

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 PST

Oregon State Ph.D. student Christina Eisenberg appears in this month's issue of National Geographic, in an article titled "Wolf Wars." (image)



Register for the "Art and Leadership and Life after College" conference

Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 PST

What is leadership? We believe leadership is a multi-faceted art that can take shape in many forms. During our first annual The Art of Leadership conference, we will focus on the ways in which we can incorporate leadership into Life After College. Attend, and you can be eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship!



X-Ray Vision

Sat, 19 Dec 2009 00:00:00 PST

Following the advice of mentors at home in Saudi Arabia, Abdulsalam Alhawsawi came to Oregon State University to master a technical area of study: radiation health physics. His dream to protect public health reflects OSU's commitment to expand its international reach through INTO-OSU. (image)



X-Ray Vision

Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 PST

Following the advice of mentors at home in Saudi Arabia, Abdulsalam Alhawsawi came to Oregon State University to master a technical area of study: radiation health physics. His dream to protect public health reflects OSU's commitment to expand its international reach through INTO-OSU. (image)



Monitoring our Water Supplies

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 PDT

Check out a video of PhD student Eric Sproles discussing water resource issues in relation to climate change.



Watching the Snow: monitoring Oregon's water supply

Sat, 19 Sep 2009 00:00:00 PDT

Travis Roth is a PhD student working in water resource engineering. Here he answers questions about his research in groundwater movement and snowmelt, and how future climate change may affect both. Roth's work is just one way Oregon State's researchers use inventions that serve the public good. (image)



Tires made from trees - better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

Sat, 15 Aug 2009 00:00:00 PDT

Automobile owners around the world may some day soon be driving on tires that are partly made out of trees - which could cost less, perform better and save on fuel and energy...thanks to Oregon State professor and graduate students. (image)



Looking for a Graduate School?

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



Crabbers Collaborate with OSU Researchers to Monitor Ocean Temperature, Hypoxia

Fri, 19 Jun 2009 00:00:00 PDT

n a unique, symbiotic relationship, Oregon crabbers are working with Oregon State University researchers , including graduate student Jeremy Childress, to use their crab pots as underwater monitoring stations where data collectors attached to the pots gather vital oceanographic information. (image)



Active Women with Menstrual Dysfunction Sought for Graduate Student's Study, Intervention

Tue, 19 May 2009 00:00:00 PDT

Active woman with menstrual dysfunction between the ages of 18 and 35 may be eligible to participate in a new study and an intervention at Oregon State University.



OSU Grad Student Seeks Participants for 'Biggest Loser' Study

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:00:00 PDT

If you a regular viewer of the NBC reality TV show "Biggest Loser," you may be eligible to participate in graduate student Tucker Readdy's new study.



A Finish Line She'd Never Thought She'd Cross

Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:14:19 PDT

OSU doctoral candidate Jennifer Jabson, a doctoral candidate in public health at OSU, was always fascinated by the endurance and athleticism demonstrated by Ironman atheletes, but it never occurred to her that she'd one day be taking part in such an event. (image)



Committed to a Fault

Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:27:40 PST

Geosciences master's student Ajeet Johnson is digging into Central Oregon's violent past. (image)



OSU Among Leaders for New Science Master's Degree Bursting onto National Scene

Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:00:00 PST

The chemistry fits and the potent interaction between science and business is propelling Oregon State into the forefront of a national effort to create a new professional master's degree for the 21st century.(image)



An Expedition Without Expectations: Studying the Effects of Dam Construction in China

Fri, 19 Dec 2008 00:00:00 PST

(image) OSU Master's student Marco Clark traveled through southwestern China researching the effects of dam development.



Smooth Gliding

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 PST

In 2004, Tristan Peery was living in Florida and working as a marine environmental consultant, taking water temperature and salinity measurements that illustrated the physical state of the ocean. He was doing what he wanted, but there was just one thing. Peery had not yet gone beyond a bachelor's degree in science. (image)



The Power of Three

Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:00:00 PDT

If you asked the Marshall siblings a year ago if they could see themselves attending Oregon State University at the same time, they would have laughed at you. It seemed so unlikely. But in 2008-09 all three Marshall siblings will overlap as OSU students. (image)



Isolated White Oak Trees May be Critical Habitat for Birds in Agricultural Fields

Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:00:00 PDT

(image) Craig DeMars, an Oregon State University graduate student in fisheries and wildlife, discovered in his research this spring that isolated, "legacy" white oak trees, hundreds of years old, have the potential to contribute to conservation of a wide range of bird species in the Willamette valley.



Looking for a Graduate School?

Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



Looking for a Graduate School?

Wed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



OSU Robotics Team Wins National Competition

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 PDT

(image) Graduate student Matt Shuman was a member of an OSU team that won the 2008 University Rover Challenge at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.



Six OSU Students Receive 2008-09 Fulbright Awards

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 PDT

Six students from Oregon State University, including four graduate students, have received 2008-09 U.S. Student Fulbright awards, a record number for OSU.



Looking for a Graduate School?

Thu, 15 May 2008 00:00:00 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



Albany Farmers' Market Seeing Benefits of OSU Research

Thu, 17 Apr 2008 00:00:00 PDT

(image) As the Albany Farmers' Market prepares for a 32-week run beginning April 19, a report by the Oregon State University Extension Service suggests that participating farmers may want to look to gourmet food magazines for trendy new ideas that are likely to capture market-goers' taste buds.



Skilled Navigation

Thu, 17 Apr 2008 00:00:00 PDT

(image) For OSU History of Science Ph.D. candidate Terry Christensen, daily life is filled with rigors many doctoral students can relate to. But unlike most doctoral students, Christensen meets those challenges without his eyesight.



Looking for a Graduate School?

Wed, 19 Mar 2008 11:01:12 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business and education.



Studies Question Social, Environmental Implications of Midwest Agriculture

Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 PDT

Case studies of Midwest agricultural land use practices suggest that area residents would embrace more environmental protection and often care deeply about protecting their land, but in reality are being pushed by economic forces and government policies toward a future of high commodity production, declining biodiversity, soil degradation and heavy pollution.



Looking for a Graduate School?

Fri, 07 Dec 2007 15:36:49 PST

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



Looking for a graduate school?

Tue, 18 Sep 2007 08:33:56 PDT

OSU offers more than 80 graduate degree programs in fields such as engineering, forestry, agriculture, physical and life sciences, health-related studies, humanities, social sciences, family and consumer sciences, business, and education.



Brian Sloat receives recognition for research

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 11:25:19 PDT

In a short time in OSU's pharmaceutical sciences graduate program, Brian Sloat has had his name on seven peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals.



Oregon Sports Lottery Graduate Fellowship Recipient: Chris Buerger

Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:32:42 PDT

Moving from Washington, D.C., to Oregon has given Chris Buerger a broader understanding of the public in public policy. In OSU's Master of Public Policy program, he has found the opportunity to merge his interests in environmental policy, community development and children's issues.



Bayley Graduate Fellowship: Kin-Kit (Ben) Li

Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:31:05 PDT

How older people take care of their health is often influenced by their vision of the future. Ben Li is using the psychological theories of future selves to motivate older adults to exercise.



University Club Graduate Fellow: Laura Petes

Thu, 19 Jul 2007 10:30:08 PDT

In her five years of graduate studies at OSU, Laura Petes has stretched the concept of collaboration across disciplines, finding the expertise she needs for marine invertebrate research from colleagues who study fish, anemones and llamas.



Graduate degrees awarded at Commencement 2007

Thu, 14 Jun 2007 13:42:18 PDT

Some 845 OSU students completed their graduate degrees this spring in an extraordinary variety of programs throughout our 11 schools and colleges.



Bruce Rettig's retirement

Thu, 14 Jun 2007 13:41:12 PDT

Bruce Rettig, associate dean of the Graduate School and longtime faculty member in agricultural and resource economics, is retiring after many years of service to the university.



NRC survey update

Thu, 14 Jun 2007 13:39:54 PDT

OSU is joining more than 200 major research institutions around the country in celebrating the end of data gathering for the National Research Council Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs. The survey is expected to have a powerful impact on attracting graduate students, post-docs, and resources to OSU graduate programs.



Thinking about graduate school?

Thu, 17 May 2007 13:33:49 PDT

If you're thinking about graduate studies at OSU, check out the graduate viewbook for more information.



Graduate student, grad take toy from classroom to market

Wed, 18 Apr 2007 13:22:28 PDT

(image) An OSU engineering alum and a doctoral student have taken their classroom collaboration to the next level, creating a high-tech toy called the WavyWand and launching a new company to market and distribute it worldwide. Adriaan Smit and Robert Batten have seen their Oregon business, Alight Technologies, take off since they started it in 2005.



"My mentor has opened so many doors for me!"

Fri, 16 Mar 2007 16:13:55 PDT

(image) "She gets excited with us, encourages us, and finds opportunities for us to build new skills," said master's student Michaella Sektnan BS '03 of assistant professor Megan McClelland.



Doctoral student receives Thurgood Marshall graduate fellowship

Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:52:27 PST

Amber Wilburn, a doctoral student in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University, has received the 2007-08 Thurgood Marshall Graduate Fellowship. It is a one-year fellowship that provides a stipend of $4,000 plus graduate tuition remission for 2007-08. The recipient is determined by Sally Francis, dean of the graduate school.



Thinking about graduate studies?

Wed, 17 Jan 2007 14:45:10 PST

Take a look at the wide range of master's and doctoral programs available at OSU.



Thinking about graduate studies?

Mon, 18 Dec 2006 15:08:05 PST

At Oregon State University, you will find an outstanding learning and living environment with a Graduate Faculty committed to helping you achieve your academic and career goals. Find out more in our graduate student viewbook.



Graduate's research lands prestigious award

Thu, 16 Nov 2006 11:02:22 PST

Ben Li, a doctoral student in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, recently received the 2006 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Research Consortium Graduate Student Award for his research on the Effect of Health Worry on the Likelihood of Having Difficulty Walking Among Older Adults in the U.S.



Graduate School offers series of information sessions

Wed, 18 Oct 2006 10:34:54 PDT

Through a series of brown bag sessions this fall, the Graduate School is offering information to help OSU graduate students succeed.



OSU represented on professional science master's advisory board

Tue, 19 Sep 2006 14:04:42 PDT

One of the most closely watched trends in graduate education today is the professional science master's degree. It's a concept that can be applied to almost any science field to give a professional edge to master's degree recipients so they'll be more marketable to nonacademic employers. OSU Graduate School Dean Sally Francis recently accepted a seat on the newly established Council of Graduate Schools' PSM Advisory Board.



Bayley Graduate Fellowship winner plans to contribute to science

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 13:58:13 PDT

Jeffrey Krause says he's committed to making significant contributions, not only as a researcher but also as a catalyst for the next generation of scientists.



National Research Council survey update

Wed, 19 Jul 2006 13:17:50 PDT

Prospective students soon will be able to compare practically every aspect of OSU's doctoral programs with those at other universities. The National Research Council is conducting a nationwide survey with probing questions on everything from health benefits for graduate teaching assistants to the social environment of each department.



Nearly 900 graduae students receive degrees

Mon, 19 Jun 2006 13:33:37 PDT

This spring, some 891 OSU students completed their graduate studies. With a few brief stories, we've tried to reflect the tremendous dedication and professional promise that runs throughout the diverse group of OSU 2006 graduate degree recipients.



Chelsea Byrd works on smallpox drug

Fri, 19 May 2006 15:14:36 PDT

Chelsea Byrd, a 2005 OSU doctoral recipient, learned she is among five finalists for the CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award. Her doctoral research played a major role in identifying a very promising candidate for a smallpox anti-viral drug.



Megan Barp secures major grant for inner-city project

Wed, 17 May 2006 14:17:37 PDT

As part of her master's research, Meghan Barp went to New York City to interview women leaders of nonprofit organizations. While she was there, she secured a $3.4-million grant for an inner-city YWCA youth project.



Marloes Bakker looks at international water issue

Wed, 17 May 2006 14:14:27 PDT

Coming from the Netherlands, Marloes Bakker understands the international nature of water policy. She's studying cooperative water resource management as a tool for balancing competing international interests.



Award-Winning Student ANNETTE RICHARD

Wed, 12 Apr 2006 13:35:06 PDT

Annette Richard is taking a career path that will bridge disciplines and cultures. Fluent in German, she's aiming to use her Chemistry PhD in a national laboratory in Europe.



Dean discusses fostering student success

Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:24:33 PST

The campus community has been thinking deeply about our role in fostering student success, through long-held values of academic freedom and inquiry and the principles of the scientific process. Dean Sally Francis takes a look at the issue.



Science master's degree available for professionals

Fri, 17 Feb 2006 09:53:29 PST

OSU offers a non-thesis, interdisciplinary program that requires internship experience and integrates graduate studies in science with training in communication, business management, ethics and computer applications.



Ford Foundation fellowship recipient Holly Barnard looks at diversity

Tue, 17 Jan 2006 15:19:04 PST

Holly Barnard, recipient of the Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship, says that more diversity in higher education faculty would have an immense impact in the classroom. "The broader the diversity, the more it leads to critical thinking," she says. "That can build problem-solving skills and open people's minds to different viewpoints later in their lives."



Frolander Award goes to Leah Bandstra

Tue, 13 Dec 2005 16:45:12 PST

While serving as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Chemical Oceanography, Frolander Award winner Leah Bandstra made an important personal discovery. Teaching was not just a step along the path toward her life's work - teaching was her life's work.



Isolated White Oak Trees May be Critical Habitat for Birds in Agricultural Fields

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 PST

(image) The magnificent white oak trees in the Willamette Valley that stand alone in farmers' fields may provide critical resources for birds living in and around agricultural fields, as Craig DeMars, an OSU graduate student, recently discovered.