Tags » Oregon State University (OSU)

OSU data science initiative addresses issues in Oregon’s rural communities

A faculty-led, student-driven Oregon State University initiative that uses data science to address issues in rural communities is underway with projects ranging from the impacts of air quality on health in Lane County to regulatory impacts on economic development in eastern Oregon. 17 more words

The World

Study: Many Americans don’t have enough assets to withstand 3 months without income

A new study from Oregon State University found that 77% of low- to moderate-income American households fall below the asset poverty threshold, meaning that if their income were cut off they would not have the financial assets to maintain at least poverty-level status for three months. 65 more words

The World

High-tech upgrade aims to help Corvallis cyclists

The city of Corvallis, the Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon State University and Portland State University have teamed up on a bicycle infrastructure project that they will hope make one of the city’s busiest streets safer for cyclists. 13 more words

Dept. Of Transportation (ODOT)

Our view | A tip of the hat, a kick in the pants

A tip of the hat to Oregon State University’s TRACE COVID-19 project that offered free COVID-19 testing to a few hundred Hermiston residents last weekend. 90 more words


Study Says 17% Percent of Hermiston Has COVID-19

Oregon State University researchers estimate that 169 of every 1,000 people in Hermiston have the virus, or 3,000 people total.

On Thursday night, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued a stay-home order for Umatilla County, the first time she has sent a county back into lockdown after reopening businesses from COVID-19. 35 more words


OSU estimates 17% of Hermiston residents infected with coronavirus

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s decision Thursday to push Umatilla County back to stay-at-home status came after she learned of alarmingly high coronavirus spread in Hermiston… 20 more words

The Oregonian

Close to 17% of Hermiston residents could have COVID-19

Umatilla County has been placed under a stay-at-home order again.

Umatilla County is in the middle of one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 in Oregon. 50 more words