Archive for May, 2007

Linus Pauling- Oregon State University’s Nobel Prize researcher

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

This op-ed provides some history and context to the legacy of one of the most influential alumni from Oregon State University. From the Salem-News: Scientist’s legacy held back by state legislators JEANINE STICE May 28, 2007 Linus Pauling is the only man to receive two unshared Nobel Prizes: one in chemistry in 1954 and the […]

Beaver Baseball in NCAA regional

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

This is old news to most Beaver Believers, but the Oregon State University baseball team will get a chance to defend its 2006 National Championship. The Beavers were selected as an at-large bid to play in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional in Charlottesville, VA, home to the University of Virginia. OSU will play Rutgers, the Big […]

Education USA Advisors from Eight Countries Visit OSU

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Earlier this week (May 22), OSU had the honor of hosting, for a day, a delegation of Education USA advisors from Benin, Bolivia, Czech Republic, Malawi, Panama, Russia, Thailand, and Venezuela. Whether connected to a U.S. embassy, a Fulbright Commission, or private university, each representative’s role is to counsel students in their respective countries about […]

OSU wave energy projects clear another hurdle

Monday, May 14th, 2007

Another approval, this time at the federal level, has been attained to move closer to creating a wave energy system off the Oregon Coast. Oregon State University researchers are working with an Irish company to begin testing electric-generating wave bouys off the Oregon Coast at Reedsport. Click this link to see more details of the […]

African American Youth Leadership Conference hosted at OSU

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Oregon State University hosted the 1st Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on April 18th. The goals of the conference were: To promote positive yourth development in African/African American youth and multicultural youth of African descent by: -Raising awareness on how to achieve personal goals -Emphasizing the value of education -Empowering future leadership (responsibility) -Establishing […]

Holistic admissions at Oregon State University

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Oregon State University Admissions just received another ‘shout out’ surrounding our holistic admissions policy. Peter Sacks, author of Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education, spoke in an interview posted on Inside Higher Q: Are there colleges doing the right thing to open their gates? A: Yes, I believe there […]

START invitations have been mailed

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Attention Oregon State University incoming undergraduate class of 2007! Invitations to the START program (summer advising and registration) have been mailed to all undergraduates who have either paid their $200 Advance Tuition Deposit or are exempt from paying it. Check the mail! Dual or Degree Partnership Program students who haven’t yet attended Oregon State University […]

Powell’s Books owner is Weatherford Visiting Fellow

Monday, May 7th, 2007

A note from Weatherford Hall: Michael Powell, Owner of Powell’s Books will be our visiting fellow this Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the 5th Floor Library (Weatherford Hall). Michael Powell moved to Portland, Oregon in 1979 to join his father, Walter, at a rapidly expanding used bookstore called Powell’s Books. Michael, whose only […]

Oregon State conducts safety response exercises

Monday, May 7th, 2007

A joint training operation was held on campus with Oregon State Police, Corvallis Police Department, and Oregon State University campus security participating. After the Virginia Tech tragedy, the annual exercise was moved on campus to better simulate response times and actions. More about Oregon State University’s training exercise here. And video here. -bv

Portland NAACP President is Oregon State University and OSU Admissions alumnae

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Congratulations to Charlene McGee who was just named President of the Portland branch of the NAACP. Charlene worked as an Admissions Counselor at her alma mater Oregon State University from 2004-2006. She’s on the right…..Congrats from OSU Admissions! (She just LOVES this picture) -bv

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