Archive for August 17th, 2006

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 […]

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