Tastier Veggies
4:21 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Plant Breeders Aim To Save Northwest From Bland Veggies

OSU plant breeder Jim Myers examines tomatoes in a greenhouse on the Corvallis campus.
Tom Banse Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 8:08 pm

You know the beautiful, mass-produced tomatoes you can buy at the grocery store? You can drop one and it'll bounce back unharmed, but doesn't taste like much.

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International Environment
4:15 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Oregonian Wins International Environmental Prize

NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco, former Oregon State professor attends the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement signing in 2010. Lubchenco has won one of the world's premiere environmental awards.
Credit Michael Lloyd / Associated Press

An Oregon State University professor has received one of the world’s most prestigious environmental prizes.

Jane Lubchenco was named Tuesday as one of two recipients of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. The international award is given for leadership in conservation and sustainability.

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Government Shutdown
3:58 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

OSU Science Vessel Continues Voyage Despite Government Shutdown

The ship Oceanus is owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.
Credit Oregon State University

An Oregon State University research vessel is continuing its federally funded mission even though the federal government is shutdown.

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OSU Commencement
7:02 am
Mon June 18, 2012

First Lady Tells OSU Graduates To Lead A Rich Life

The First Lady did not mention the 2012 election or her husband the president during her speech at the Oregon State University commencement Sunday. Michelle Obama spoke about growing up in Chicago, her father, and how to lead a rich life. KLCC's Rachael McDonald reports.

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Newsroom Diversity
6:53 am
Wed February 29, 2012

Future Uncertain For OSU Camp To Foster Newsroom Diversity

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Non-white employees make up less than 13 percent of the nation’s newsrooms, a shrinking percentage, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors. For nearly 20 years, a rare summer program has encouraged more minority students in Oregon to consider journalism. But it lacks funding to ensure its future.

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