Archive for January, 2007

It’s snowing

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

While this event may not seem like a huge deal to people from Denver, the snow has just begun to fall here in Corvallis. As a low-elevation locale, snow is a rarity. A few years ago it snowed about 2-3 inches, and some Hawaii students who hadn’t experienced snow before were outside talking on their […]

Financial Aid Day in Oregon

Monday, January 8th, 2007

OREGON STUDENTS GET FREE HELP FILLING OUT FINANCIAL AID FORMS WITH COLLEGE GOAL OREGON On Saturday, January 20th, Oregon will coordinate the first statewide effort to help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the required application for most need-based federal, state and campus-based financial aid. A team of trained […]

Vet med career paths

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

For those interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, the path to such a career and the direction said career takes can be very diverse. Check out this example from the OSU President’s Report: Manoj Pastey, an assistant professor of biomedical sciences in OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicineis a veterinarian, but his discoveries reach […]

Natural resources get strong commitment from OSU

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

With nature’s resources in short supply, OSU has renewed its committment to researching sustainability and better policies regarding natural resources. Studying natural resources is not centered in one area, but shared across many of the university’s strongest departments and colleges. Below are some examples of OSU expertise in the natural resources. Water experts aid National […]

Liberal arts go beyond the traditional at Oregon State

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

To many, the idea of pursuing a liberal art-type major would draw a yawn or some joke about their subsequent employment including asking one “if they wanted fries with that.” OSU’s College of Liberal Arts provides a break from the norm and ties into the strengths of being at a research university. Joseph Orosco is […]

OSU Forestry turns 100

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

OSU’s College of Forestry is widely recognized as among the best in the world in forest resources education, research and outreach. Students and scholars come from around the world to pursue degrees and conduct leading-edge research. Their goals: to better understand forest ecosystems, improve reforestation techniques, protect environmental qualities, create new wood-based products and improve […]

OSU Pharmacy looking to defeat disease, not just dispense meds

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

The traditional idea of pharmacy is of a person in a white coat, standing behind a counter dispensing pills at the local drugstore. At OSU, the tradition is getting a makeover. As the only accredited PharmD program in the state of Oregon, OSU is not only training for the traditional but leading the way to […]

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