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Oregon State University researchers in Bend are trying to understand how different communities, both nationally and locally, have responded to public health messaging about the coronavirus pandemic.

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Since 2018, Oregon State University has relied on hundreds of citizen scientists to collect wild bees. Researchers think there are about 600 native bee species in Oregon, but they need expert help to find them. Now, OSU Extension has created a Master Melittologist program. Based on the Master Gardener format, it’s the first of its kind.

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Oregon State University said Monday that it’s received a grant that could lead to a nationwide expansion of its program that tests for the prevalence of the coronavirus.

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A website devoted to plants native to Oregon has re-launched in an attempt to be more user-friendly.

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Teams from Oregon State University and the University of Oregon recently partnered to test a random sample of residents in Eugene-- for COVID-19. The results are in.

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Oregon State University says it will attempt to test its entire student body for COVID-19 before they head home for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Enrollment is up this fall at Oregon State University, but the number of students at its main campus in Corvallis is down.

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Over the weekend, hundreds of randomly selected Eugene households were approached to participate in a community COVID-19 testing effort. The TRACE project is expected to provide an estimate of the viral infection rate within city limits.

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Voters in nearly half of Oregon’s counties approved sweeping changes to the state’s drug laws during this month’s election.

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The Oregon Health Authority says wastewater monitoring shows how widespread the coronavirus is in the state.

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Indigenous youth will have better college preparation and access, under a three-year, grant-funded initiative. Two Oregon colleges and a Native American tribe are involved.

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Oregon State University says it will name a new academic building on its Cascades campus in Bend after former university president Ed Ray.

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An app developed in part by students at Oregon State University helped inform the public about road closures during September’s wildfires.

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Oregon State University said Thursday that its Cascades campus in Bend will continue a mix of in-person and remote learning for the winter term.

Oregon State University has given the 2021 Stone Award for Literary Achievement to Lynda Barry.

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Oregon State University said the first round of weekly random testing of students, faculty and staff turned up just one case of COVID-19.

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Oregon State University announced Monday that students at its main campus in Corvallis will take most of their classes remotely through at least the end of the winter term.

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Benton County was added to Oregon’s coronavirus watch list Friday.

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Oregon State University is testing residents of one of its dorms and an off campus student apartment building for COVID-19 after wastewater investigators found traces of the virus in sewer outflows. 

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With the fall term now underway at Oregon State University, the school is moving ahead with a plan for weekly random testing of students, faculty and staff.

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Thousands of Oregon State University students are moving onto campus in Corvallis this weekend. The move-in process looked a little different this year.

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The unhealthy air blanketing much of Oregon has caused Oregon State University to postpone the latest round of its door-to-door coronavirus testing.

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Oregon State University says a cybercriminal was able to access a server that’s part of the school’s online education program.

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The federal government has given a veterinary lab at Oregon State University clearance to expand its testing program for COVID-19.

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The City of Eugene will be one of dozens across the state to have its wastewater analyzed for the presence of the coronavirus.

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Oregon State University is making it easier for students to avoid the requirement to live on-campus during their first year at the school.

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A Corvallis state lawmaker has called on Oregon State University to keep its dorms closed this fall and to encourage students to stay away from campus.

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With the Pac-12’s decision to postpone all fall sports until at least Jan. 1, local colleges are facing a significant financial loss.

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Oregon State University said Tuesday that the vast majority of its classes this fall will only be offered remotely.

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Benton County is warning its residents that it could be placed on a coronavirus watch list as a result of falling behind in several key public health indicators.

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