Oregon State is committed to keeping our planet healthy. The Student Sustainability Initiative works together with administrators to ensure campus is as green as possible. Their hard work paid off with a “top green school” ranking from the Princeton Review.
Professor Anne Nolin of the College of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences studies ancient layers of lava and ash, the glaciers atop Mt. Hood. Oregon State researchers at every stage of their careers – from undergrads to seasoned professors – are in the field every day making life-changing discoveries in a variety of fields.
Waves lap against the wall of the The O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory, a leading research center in coastal engineering and nearshore science. Oregon State is committed to sustainable energies including wave and wind.
Oregon State alumna Wren Patton studies ocean acidification off the coast of Lizard Island in Australia. Oregon State University has recently launched a Marine Studies Initiative, a new model to address emerging issues and challenges facing Oregon and the globe.
Ryan McMinds is a Ph.D. student in the College of Science studying coral reef microbes. Soon he will head back to the tropics to study the microbes that cohabit with reef corals. The three-year project will take him to Australia, Madagascar and Saudi Arabia.