October 2009

October 26th

As winners of the Food Heroes contest, the Powell family received personal help from OSU nutrition educator Dana Baxter and were video-taped to show what they learned about buying groceries and fixing meals.

October 23rd

Girls in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades and their parents may register until Oct. 30 to attend a free workshop at Oregon State University on careers in science and engineering called "Discovering the Scientist Within."

October 16th

Patrick Corcoran teaches the three key things to know about tsunamis for people who live in or visit Oregon coastal areas that would be inundated by a tsunami.

October 15th

The public is invited to an open house at 3201 SW Campus Way Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. to see the West Greenhouse recently completed renovation.

October 13th

Since the tiny fly, Drosophila suzukii, was first confirmed in Oregon less than two months ago, there have been an increasing number of reports of its occurrence in a variety of fresh fruits, including blueberries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, plums – and now grapes, according to Amy Dreves, a research entomologist at Oregon State University.