The Senate Should Reject Trump’s NOAA Nominee
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Jane Lubchenco's opinion piece in The New York Times details why the Senate shouldn't confirm the nominee for NOAA administrator.

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Claire Couch is Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine's 2019 MacVicar Award recipient
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In conjunction with her award, Claire Couch will present a talk on Friday, May 31 at noon in Dryden 104.

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Honors College Names Bob Mason and Jim Liburdy 2019 Eminent Professors
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Congratulations to Bob Mason on being named the 2019 Sandy and Elva Sanders Eminent Professor in the Honors College!

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Prehistoric Whodunit: New Technique Identifies What Killed Ancient Animals
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Rebecca Terry and her lab are using a technique that involves examining microscopic etchings on the surface of ancient bones to determine which kind of predator ate it.

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Oregon State’s renowned marine ecologist to speak at 150th annual commencement in June
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Jane Lubchenco, a world-renowned leader in environmental research and an OSU marine ecologist, will deliver the commencement address at OSU's 150th graduation ceremony on June 15.

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Vanessa Constant receives Ecological Society of America’s 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award
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Congratulations to Vanessa Constant on receiving this prestigious award! Vanessa's research explores coastal dune ecology, while working with policy, management, and science communication.

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Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago
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Based on his findings of specimens preserved in amber, George Poinar suggests mosquitoes could have been vectoring malaria 100 million years ago.

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Marine scientists to use artificial intelligence, “big data” to locate and predict crime at sea
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Jane Lubchenco is a co-principal investigator on an exciting new research project that will enable her team to identify, locate and eventually predict crimes in the world's oceans -- from illegal fishing to drug smuggling, slave labor and human trafficking.

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Jaga Giebultowicz Named the 2018 Honors College Meehan Eminent Mentor
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Congratulations to Jaga Giebultowicz on being named Honors College Eminent Mentor. Under her guidance, Jaga helps students learn critical thinking, build a strong foundation in research, and have a more fulfilling college experience.

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The Paleobiologist Who Inspired the Science in ‘Jurassic Park’

In this Science Friday interview, learn what led George Poinar to investigate specimens trapped in amber, his thoughts on de-extinction, and his inspirations.

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