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Lynn Ketchum

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Ocean Acidification - Part 2, Solutions

This video is a follow up to the inital film on ocean acidification. It explores the effects on the Oregon coast and possible solutions.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Homeless in Metro area, what are my options?

I've been a resident of Clackamas county for the past 30 years and have recently been made homeless. I need help with housing placement on a fixed income of $870.00 per month being on SS Disability. I've not found anyone or any program to help me get off the streets. I've also experienced businesses...

By Teresa Crowley, | Featured Question

Latest News

Strength of nicotine dependence tied to violations of campus smoking ban

Oct 10, 2018
Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.

News Story

OSU-invented silicone wristbands improve detection of environmental pollutants

May 21, 2018
A new OSU study shows that chemical-absorbing wristbands are very good at linking external chemical exposure—the substances that go into a person’s body—with the chemicals formed inside the body itself as it metabolizes these “parent” pollutants.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Physical activity lacking for food-insecure Oregon rural children

Oct 9, 2017
Findings lead researchers to coin term "physical activity insecurity".

By Chris Branam | News Story

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Homeless in Metro area, what are my options?

I've been a resident of Clackamas county for the past 30 years and have recently been made homeless. I need help with housing placement on a fixed income of $870.00 per month being on SS Disability. I've not found anyone or any program to help me get off the streets. I've also experienced businesses...

By Teresa Crowley, | Featured Question