Archive for July, 2006

‘Animal Planet’ to run show on OSU Beavers and other kinds

Friday, July 28th, 2006

Beginning tomorrow and running through August 6th, the Discover Channel show ‘Animal Planet’ will run a documentary on the animal that Oregon State takes as it’s mascot. According to one viewer, “I saw the show – it was actually really interesting.” Thanks to Matt Ogawa for the heads up. -bv

Outdoor adaptation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to open in OSU Quad

Friday, July 28th, 2006

Wednesday-Saturday, August 9-12 and 16-19, 2006 The OSU Theatre will present an adapted version of Romeo and Juliet on the Memorial Union Quad at 8 p.m. each day. The outdoor setting is appropriate for the play, director Scott Palmer says. “Why bring in 500 lights if you have the sun and the moon and the […]

H.H. Medical Internship Fellows announced

Friday, July 28th, 2006

A group of 35 undergraduate students have received fellowships in the biological sciences as part of the 2006 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Program at Oregon State University. Fellows receive $3,700 for 11 weeks of work, which includes original laboratory research under the direction of OSU faculty, and a symposium to discuss findings at […]

Oregon State has great year for med school admissions/placement

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Here’s a quote from Chere Pereira, chief pre-med advisor and chairperson of the OSU premedical committee: We are concluding perhaps the strongest-ever year for medical school admissions at OSU. While there may still be some last minute changes due to alternate lists, I am happy to report that over 70% of our students were admitted […]

OSU dean nominated to National Science Board

Friday, July 7th, 2006

OSU College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences dean nominated to National Science Board President George W. Bush announced last week that Mark Abbott, dean of the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, has been nominated to the 24-member National Science Board, the governing body of the prestigious National Science Foundation. Abbott’s nomination continues OSU’s strong […]

OSU alumna, former professor named Head of U.S. Episcopal Church

Friday, July 7th, 2006

From ABC News/Reuters and Gazette-Times stories: COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – The U.S. Episcopal Church chose Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on Sunday as its first woman leader, a move unprecedented in the Anglican church and one likely to produce more turmoil in a faith divided over the ordination of an openly gay bishop. Her election came […]

Winners of science/engineering scholarships to attend OSU

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

From an Oregonian article (dated 6/21/06): “Fourteen students have won $10,000 scholarships to Oregon universities from the AeA Oregon Council, an affiliate of a national technology trade association. Winners who maintain a 3.0 grade-point average in a science or engineering major will receive $2,500 annually for four years. All but one of the students are […]

OSU’s ¡Si Se Pudo! ceremony shines light on Latino graduates

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

Javier Cervantes, Director of OSU’s Casa Educacional, penned this article in the El Hispanic News. “Among the seven public universities in Oregon, OSU was the first and only institution to recognize Latino graduates with their own graduation ceremony…” Congratulations to all the graduates. -bv

Governor Congratulates Oregon State Baseball Team from Overseas

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

-From Governer’s Office press release: (Salem, OR) In a letter to the Oregon State Beaver baseball team and Coach Casey, Governor Kulongoski offered his congratulations to a stellar season and a remarkable win Monday afternoon against North Carolina to secure the College World Series. The Governor expressed his admiration for the great pitching, timely hitting, […]

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