OSU-Cascades plans free festival with educational talks and demonstrations

To celebrate Oregon State University’s 150th anniversary, OSU-Cascades is hosting Discovery Day from 10 a.m. … Read more

OSU-Cascades welcomes largest first-year class to date

Out-of-state students, strong word-of-mouth boost first-year population by about 40 percent, officials say

After moving into their dorm rooms Sunday, first-year students were scattered throughout Oregon State University-Cascades’ … Read more

OSU-Cascades wants to produce as much energy as it uses

Bend campus has ‘Net Zero’ plan for campus expansion

Having an entire college campus produce as much energy as it uses may sound like … Read more

OSU-Cascades’ online nursing program approved by OSU trustees

Further approval needed before program could start in fall 2019

Fewer nurses in Central Oregon have a bachelor’s degree in nursing than the rest of … Read more

OSU-Cascades grad students, local teachers lead STEM summer camps

Camps teach math and science using marshmallows, Popsicle sticks and dry ice

LA PINE — A typical summer camp might have cabins, canoeing and campfires, but a … Read more

College students’ eating habits can lead to health conditions

If your diet consists of coffee, Top Ramen, pizza and anything free, you might be … Read more

OSU-Cascades to offer workshops on starting, running a nonprofit

Zen and the art of nonprofit maintenance

When Natalie Hummel co-founded Kids in the Game, a nonprofit that puts athletic equipment in … Read more

Oregon State football returns to Bend in August

The football Beavers will be back in Bend this summer, albeit for a shorter stay … Read more

Bend professor awarded $2 million for drinking water project

Drinking-water project is awarded $2 million, the most in campus history

An Oregon State University-Cascades professor was recently awarded a $2 million federal grant to create … Read more

OSU-Cascades raises $10 million for new building

Second academic building will house research

Oregon State University-Cascades raised $10 million toward a second academic building on its Bend campus, … Read more

Low ridership prompts Cascades East Transit to drop route

Route 12 has the lowest ridership of the 10 routes in Bend

The Route 12 bus was empty when it pulled to a stop by Oregon State … Read more

OSU-Cascades grad follows in grandpa’s footsteps

Like grandfather, like granddaughter

When Alephair Bylund walks at the Oregon State University-Cascades commencement ceremony Sunday, she will be … Read more

State gives OSU-Cascades separate standing from Corvallis

Building budget will put Bend campus on par with state’s seven universities

SALEM — Hoping to avoid the bruising budget battles of the past two years, the … Read more

Entrepreneurs get a start in Central Oregon

Central Oregon a haven for start up companies

Inspiration struck Will Harlan while he was traveling from San Francisco to London. He desperately … Read more

Bend cyclocross pro racer releases book of poetry

Mud and bikes — in haiku

Professional cyclocross racer and poet Laura Winberry recently noticed that her life moves in intervals … Read more

OSU-Cascades hospitality management program graduates first class

Bend campus offers Oregon’s only four-year hospitality degree

When Tristin Sornson receives her diploma in a couple weeks, she will be among a … Read more

Eugene firm plans 64 apartments near OSU-Cascades

Paradigm Properties promises adequate parking

A third apartment building is proposed for Bend’s west side, this time with a focus … Read more

OSU computer science graduates find jobs in Bend

Cascades campus supplies fewer than 12 a year

After finishing an internship with a Bend startup company in October, Erin Peacock considered taking … Read more

Local runners participate in pioneering ‘maximal’ shoe study

‘Maximal’ running shoes — hyped or helpful?

Running may seem like a no-frills alternative to elaborate, gear-heavy activities, such as cycling or, … Read more

Governor signs funding bill for OSU-Cascades

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill for $39 million to go toward a new academic building

Gov. Kate Brown visited Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill approving $39 … Read more

Bend Planning Commission approves OSU-Cascades master plan

Plan will go to Bend City Council later this spring

An Oregon State University-Cascades master plan that would add dozens of buildings and new streets … Read more

OSU-Cascades’ chef crafts healthy, gourmet menus

Gone are the days of sliding a tray along a metal rack in a cafeteria … Read more

Legislature approves bonds to build at OSU-Cascades

$39M for an academic building puts the campus back on track for growth

SALEM — The Legislature approved $39 million in bonds for construction of a second academic … Read more

OSU-Cascades funding OK’d by key panel

The $39 million for new academic building is almost assured

SALEM — A key committee in the Legislature approved $39 million in bonds for the … Read more

OSU-Cascades students test lights for night skiing

Nordic night lights

Nordic skiers streamed into Virginia Meissner Sno-park for a nocturnal ski and to take advantage … Read more

Legislature prepares for extra-short ‘short session’

OSU-Cascades funding on agenda before expected Saturday adjournment

SALEM — The Legislature’s “short session” is going to be extra short this year. In … Read more

Key lawmaker backs OSU Cascades funding as session wanes

Bills on smaller class size, pension reform, Electoral College languish

SALEM — Drug transparency moved on while school class size and public pension reform bills … Read more

OSU-Cascades asks lawmakers to back $39M for campus

University presidents ask for funds for all educational construction requests

SALEM — Oregon State University-Cascades supporters came to the Capitol on Friday to make a … Read more

What can a common fish tell us about Deschutes River pollution?

Stickleback could be ‘canary in a coal mine’ on pollutants

A3-inch fish that has slowly infiltrated the Deschutes Basin over the past few decades could … Read more

OSU-Cascades may end little-used shuttle service

Drivers say their shuttles are often nearly empty

So few riders use the Oregon State University-Cascades campus shuttle that it might not return … Read more

OSU-Cascades lab sheds light on unique mammal

Tracking pikas in hostile territory

Hikers and climbers familiar with Central Oregon’s high-elevation areas are likely familiar with the small, … Read more

Ecotone uses technology to explore Central Oregon’s ecology

New app unlocks OSU-Cascades ‘living laboratory’

Native flora abounds at Oregon State University-Cascades’ campus, and now there’s an app for that. … Read more

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