Archive for August, 2006

El Hispanic football preview; All Beaver games to be broadcast in Spanish

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

El Hispanic has published their preview of tonight’s football game pitting OSU against 1-AA Eastern Washington at Reser Stadium. Our own Javier Cervantes will be providing expert analysis on the Spanish radio broadcast. Here’s more about the unique partnership from Javier’s article in El Hispanic: Oregon State University has taken the next step in its […]

OSU Admissions application for 2007 is live

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

For those of you anxiously awaiting the Fall 2007 application for admission, they are live on our website at Please note a new policy for this year: the Admissions office will no longer print paper applications but offer online or pdf versions on our website. There are a few reasons behind this change. 1)Almost […]

AACRAO Blog Podcast

Monday, August 21st, 2006

We’re splitting this podcast out from our original post from AACRAO to make it more iTunes/Podcast friendly. AACRAO Podcast dc

Crop circles, Firefox, and 200 million downloads

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

A crop circle in the shape of the Mozilla Firefox logo mysteriously appeared on a farm north of the OSU campus yesterday. Seems the Linux folks wanted to celebrate the 200 millionth download of the internet browser. Apparently, a cake was not enough. Click this link to see how they did it. OSU is a […]

OSU is school of choice for ACT takers in Oregon

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Among Oregon students who took the ACT and listed a college preference, more students — 1,024 — listed Oregon State University than any other school among their top six choices, as reported by ACT and the Oregonian. OSU Admissions notes a 1% increase in ACT-only applicants, and another 1% increase in those applicants that took […]

OSU invention makes PC Magazine ’10 Coolest’ list

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

PC Magazine just released their ‘The 10 Coolest Technologies You’ve Never Heard Of‘, and Dr. John Wager’s transparent circuit made the list. “I think we’re onto something huge here at Oregon State,â€? Wager says. “And other people are beginning to sense that now. You get lucky every once in a while,â€? he says. “We were […]

Oregon State a winner in ‘Recyclemania’ competition

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Oregon State University came out on top in the RecycleMania 2006 competition winning the “Per Capita Classic” division (the school that collects the largest amount of acceptable recyclables per person). RecycleMania is organized and operated by university recycling coordinators and endorsed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WasteWise program, the National Recycling Coalition’s College and […]

OSU in Top 100 for LGBT students

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

From OSU News: Oregon State University has been recognized as one of the 100 best campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students by the “The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.â€? “It’s a terrific honor to be named one of the 100 top universities for LGBT students,â€? said Steven Leider, program coordinator of […]

OSU researchers study ‘dead zone’ in the Pacific

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

A number of news outlets have picked up the story about the enigma of the ‘dead zone’ off the coast of Oregon. The dead zone is a large area of extremely low oxygen levels in the water which are causing sea life necrosis. OSU researchers including Jane Lubchenco, professor of marine ecology at Oregon State […]

OSU hosts Willamette Academy students

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Willamette Academy students stopped by OSU yesterday to tour campus and see what college is like in person. From the Academy website: Willamette Academy reaches out to historically under-represented communities by empowering youth who have the desire and potential to advance to higher education. This academic program is designed to address a number of factors […]

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