Archive for January, 2007

Cultural Celebrations at OSU (Winter/Spring 2007)

Monday, January 29th, 2007

An impressive and insightful series of cultural events are unfolding at OSU, thanks to the International Students of OSU (ISOSU) and their many “affiliates”. More than a dozen student organizations at OSU that represent a particular culture, country, and sometimes entire continent have joined ISOSU’s over-arching goal to provide international programming on the campus. What’s […]

Beavers open season with a no-no

Friday, January 26th, 2007

The 2007 campaign started out with a bang for the 2006 NCAA National Champion Beavers as Mike Stutes and three other pitchers combined to no-hit the UH-Hilo Vulcans and win 5-0 to begin the year. Read it all at osubeavers.com. Article about the 2007 Beavers and a profile of Mitch Canham. Note: new ostateballaz song […]

Oregon State opens Marine Mammal Institute

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

From OSU News: Building on the success of its marine mammal research and outreach program, Oregon State University has created a new Marine Mammal Institute, and announced plans to expand its faculty and broaden the scope of its research in ecology and conservation. The new institute will be a focus of campus fund-raising efforts that […]

OSU students create man-powered devices to purify water

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Taken from the G-T: By MARY ANN ALBRIGHT Gazette-Times reporter Mechanical engineering students at Oregon State University didn’t have to worry about hitting the gym Thursday night. They worked up a sweat pedaling bicycles and turning hand cranks to power water purification devices created for a design course. Hundreds gathered in the Kelley Engineering Center […]

Time Warner CEO to speak at OSU

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Richard Parsons, the chairman and chief executive officer of Time Warner, will give a free public lecture at Oregon State University on Thursday, Feb. 8, beginning at 7 p.m. Parsons’ lecture is titled “The Future of Media.� UPDATE: Find a synopsis of his talk at the GT and the Oregonian. (2/14/07) -bv

Beaver Baseball begins National Title defense

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

The 2006 National Champion OSU Beavers begin their title defense in paradise on Thursday, Jan 25. The Beavers will be visiting University of Hawaii-Hilo for a four game set. Meanwhile, Goss Stadium at Coleman Field has undergone some renovations including a new scoreboard with Jumbotron and the installation of FieldTurf on the infield to allow […]

OSU Engineering programs, degrees, and research

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

With Oregon State University being THE engineering school in Oregon, one might imagine that the College of Engineering could sit back and be satisfied being the top dog. That is definitely not the case. OSU professors, students, researchers, and alumni are pushing everyday to make advancements in all engineering fields. Below are some examples of […]

Environmental Engineering: what does it mean at OSU?

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

What is enviromental engineering? I had to look it up myself. From the environmental engineering website(with some accents by this blog author): Environmental engineers manage our environment for the benefit of humanity and nature. They provide engineering solutions to problems with our land, air and water resources. In many respects, an environmental engineer is similar […]

Environmental science a ‘hot’ topic at OSU

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Oregon State scientists and professors are talking about what may lie in the near future as the Earth heats up. Also, here and here From the enviromental sciences department website: Environmental Sciences: A Hands-On Interdisciplinary Approach Air and water polution, acid rain, depletion of ozone in the stratosphere, building of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, […]

Events at OSU to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

OSU will be closed for classes on Monday, January 15th in remeberance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. However, the university has events to honor the slain civil-rights leader that begin this week. The signature event is the 25th Annual Peace Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m., in the MU Ballroom. The guest speaker will be Dr. Larry […]

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