June 2009

June 25th

Six high school students from across the state have been awarded State Fair 4-H scholarships through the youth development.

June 18th

Ed O'Donnell, a molecular toxicology student at Oregon State University, will attend a meeting in Germany that aims to forge bonds among Nobel Prize winners and the world's most promising young researchers. He is one of nearly 580 young scientists from 67 countries who will attend the 59th annual Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau from June 28 to July 3. They will interact with 23 Nobel Prize recipients, listen to their lectures, and discuss topics of current interest with them during meals and social activities. O'Donnell is working on a doctorate and conducts cancer research.

June 17th

On June 30, the public is invited to help celebrate 100 years of accomplishments at the Oregon State University Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

June 4th

Amateur and professional gardeners, as well as trained Master Gardener volunteers are invited to attend the 26th annual Gardener’s Mini College August 5-8 at Oregon State University. Early registration is due June 19 and can be made online.

June 1st

Oregon State University pest expert Robin Rosetta sends tweets on a daily basis to alert her fellow researchers and growers in the Pacific Northwest about plant pests.
Oregon State University Extension horticulturist Robin Rosetta recently received the first Partner in Environmental Stewardship Award from the City of Portland Parks and Recreation.