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2 hrs ago | The La Grande Observer

Sarman will focus on accessibility as student president

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.


12 hrs ago | American Thinker

Hot Times in the City?

Climate Central has an interactive feature at the Huffington Post allowing Americans to determine "How Hot Will Summer Be In Your City In 2100?" Summer high temperatures were calculated for 1,001 U.S. cities with 1986-2005 data from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Weather, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Paul Risser dies; 13th president of OSU

Oregon State University says Paul Risser, who served as the school's 13th president from 1996 to 2002, has died at age 74. Current university President Ed Ray said in a statement that Risser led the school during a time of transition, helping to re-energize the athletics program, increase enrollment and guide OSU through "difficult financial ... (more)


Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Union Democrat

Resident artist unveils show

As part of the Tuolumne County Arts Alliance's 44th birthday party from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, artist-in-residence Sarah Anne Graham will open a new show, "Paper, Print and Painting," at the George Post Community Gallery.


Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Painting, Arts, Sonora, CA, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Camas-Washougal Post-Record

School notes for July 8, 2014

Kelsey Kuhta of Camas has been accepted into the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Summer Seminar.


Related Topix: Camas, WA, Theater, Arts, Southern Oregon University

By the Horns

Trainer Fred Tedeschi No Longer With the Bulls

According to KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls's head athletic trainer, Fred Tedeschi has left the Chicago Bulls to become the head trainer at Oregon State University.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


SAR11, oceans' most abundant organism, has ability to create methane

The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world's major oceans are supersaturated with methane - a powerful greenhouse gas that is roughly 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide - yet little is known about the source of this methane.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Storm King Fire: Fatal in four hours

Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 07:19PM Deadly in minutes: 14 firefighters - including 9 Prineville Hotshots - could not escape when a change in weather turned a modest Colorado wildfire into a fast-moving inferno Twenty years ago an elite group of firefighters from Prineville went to Colorado to fight just one of many ... (more)


Related Topix: Fire, Prineville, OR, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Burns, OR

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Medford fire shut down quickly

Investigators suspect the fire that destroyed a vacant Oregon State University experiment station in southwest Medford late Wednesday morning was human caused.


Related Topix: Medford, OR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Clean tech future: How the city of Gresham may revolutionize data center cooling

Editor's note: Sustainable Business Oregon was recently integrated with the Portland Business Journal website to reflect a changing business landscape.


Lake County Examiner Online

Daly Fund trustees name recipients

Trustees of the Bernard Daly Educational Fund held their annual meeting in Lakeview on Saturday, June 28, announcing this year's scholarship recipients through the Daly fund as well as the Amy Heryford Ousley and James Heryford Ousley Educational Fund.Recipients included 20 graduates of the 2014 graduating class, with five from North Lake School, ... (more)


Related Topix: Lakeview, OR, Paisley, OR, Oregon Health & Science University, Eastern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology

Business Journal

Honeybees continue to face tough times in Oregon

So reports Oregon State University, which said more than one in five commercial honeybee hives didn't make it.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Science Daily

'Molecular movies' will enable extraordinary gains in bioimaging, health research

An imaging technology more powerful than anything that has existed before, and is fast enough to observe life processes as they actually happen at the molecular level, has been created by scientists.


Related Topix: Biology, Chemistry

Medical Daily

New Green Fluorescent Protein Imaging Technology Helps Make Movies Of Super-Fast Molecular Activity

Worldwide people love to watch movies. A good film can be both transporting and intimate, helping you to understand the intricate motivations of other people or revealing aspects of life you previously overlooked.


Mon Jun 30, 2014

'The Nude Beach Notebook': Sauvie Island as a place of solace and inspiration

Located about 10 miles northwest of Portland, Sauvie Island is one of the largest river islands in the U.S. and is dotted with u-pick farms and a wildlife refuge.


The Macon Telegraph

Oregon loses 1 in 5 bee colonies over the winter

The school's experts say that if that kind of winter mortality continues, some professional beekeepers may not be able to stay in business.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Apiculture

Business Journal

OSU scientists develop way to see 'chemistry in action' with imaging technology

Oregon State University researchers helped develop a "molecular movie" technology that is more powerful than anything that has existed previously and, according to OHSU, will enable extraordinary gains in bio-imaging and health research.


Infection Control Today

Research May Yield New Ways to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant TB

Scientists in the United States and India have successfully modified the precursor to one of the drugs used to treat tuberculosis, an important first step toward new drugs that can transcend antibiotic resistance issues that experts consider a serious threat to global health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tuberculosis, Chemistry, Science, Infectious Diseases, Genetics

The Spokesman-Review

Mystery plague killing West Coast sea stars - Mon, 30 Jun 2014 PST

A mysterious killer is wiping out sea stars along the entire West Coast of North America, with 20 species affected.


Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Jefferson County seeks more diversity in teachers

The student population in Jefferson County is one-third American Indian, one-third Hispanic and one-third white.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, OR, Education Etc., Malin, OR, Madras, OR