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Seabags for the new recruits.


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.

NROTC Events


NROTC Fall Ball & Navy Birthday Cake Cut

Midshipment, officers and honored guests of the Naval ROTC will join in a formal dining and ballroom dance event. Cocktails and photos start at 5:30 pm, dinner begins at 6:30…

Beaver Battalion Foxhole and Fantail Alumni Muster

Meet three hours before game time at the west end of the O-Course next to the NROTC parking lot. We look forward to seeing as


239th USMC Birthday Cake Cut

239 years ago, November 10, 1775 marks the beginning of the United States Marine Corps. Please join us in celebrating this important branch of military service.

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OSU News

OSU News Release

Aspen recovering as wildlife populations shift in Yellowstone National Park

Sep 30, 2014
Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park is undergoing dramatic shifts with consequences that are beginning to return the landscape to conditions not seen in nearly a century, according to a series of new studies.… Read full story.
Gas burner

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves, OSU study shows

Sep 29, 2014
A new Oregon State University study shows an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis.… Read full story.

Children with autism are more sedentary than their peers, new OSU study shows

Sep 26, 2014
A small study of 29 children, some with autism and some without, showed that children with autism spend 70 minutes more each day sitting than their peers.… Read full story.
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OSU Ecampus named best online education program in Oregon

Sep 26, 2014
The OSU Ecampus program has been named the top online education program in Oregon by TheBestSchools.org… Read full story.

New book details threats to the world’s forests, offers solutions for conservation

Sep 26, 2014
As forestlands around the globe continue to diminish in the wake of human population growth and climate change, two leading scientists have written a new book in which they issue a call to action for forest conservation.… Read full story.