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This is the official home page for the Naval Science department at Oregon State University and the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC). If you are interested in learning more about our programs, we encourage you to look around our site and contact our staff with any questions you may have. This site contains general information for both current and prospective students, as well as resources for active duty STA-21 and MECEP students.

OSU News

OSU News Release

Nuclear “forensics” program will aid national security efforts

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Mar 4, 2015
OSU is helping to bolster U.S. anti-terrorism and nuclear security efforts through a new graduate student training initiative in nuclear forensics, one of the first of its kind in the nation.… Read full story.

Pacific Northwest volcanoes focus of Corvallis Science Pub

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Mar 3, 2015
The Pacific Northwest owes some of its most dramatic scenery to the majesty of Cascade volcanoes, but the real action lies out of sight underground.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Some tropical plants pick the best hummingbirds to pollinate flowers

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Mar 2, 2015
Rather than just waiting patiently for any pollinator that comes their way to start the next generation of seeds, some plants appear to recognize the best suitors and “turn on” to increase the chance of success, according to a new study published this week.… Read full story.

Satellites give scientists unprecedented views of insect outbreaks in forests

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Mar 1, 2015
Scientists for the first time have simultaneously compared widespread impacts from two of the most common forest insects in the West – mountain pine beetle and western spruce budworm – an advance that could lead to more effective management policies.… Read full story.