Archive for November, 2007

Beaver Fans Beat Out the Ducks

Friday, November 30th, 2007

JELD-WEN, inc., a Klamath Falls based company specializing in windows and doors, announced their selection in their search for the Ultimate Fan, a contest pitting fans of the Beavers against fans of the Ducks. The public was asked to submit photos of their spirited home décor, with the winner taking bragging rights, a JELD-WEN Custom […]

Multiple OSU Faculty Receive Various National Awards

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Oregon State University researchers, professors, and departmental faculty have received several top honors. Kevin Ahern, a senior instructor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University, has received the Mentor Award from the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon. In their press release: This year’s Mentor Award honors Oregon State University’s Kevin Ahern, […]

OSU Alumni Association Announces Nationwide Civil War Viewings

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

From the OSU Alumni Association website: Civil War Televised Viewings Can’t make it to the big game, but still want to watch the Civil War with fellow Beaver fans? Check this list to see if there is a televised game watch in your neck of the woods! BAY AREA 1:30 P.M. (PST) Bayside Sports Bar […]

Sí Se Puede Program Set for December 6th

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

OSU invites students to a special event for the Latino community. Come and meet with our bilingual representatives and find out how OSU can help you with your career and life goals. OSU invita a estudiantes a un evento informativo para la comunidad Latina. Venga y platique con nuestros representantes bilingúes y descubre cómo OSU […]

OSU Rocks Portland

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Representatives from Oregon State University attended the Portland National College Fair earlier this month at the Oregon Convention Center. The National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) sponsored event saw record breaking crowds and Oregon State had more representatives and more tables than any other college or university. Prospective students and other attendees were able […]

Student Union Receives Top Honors

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Oregon State University often call the Memorial Union the heart and soul of the university. Recently, it has received top honors and ranked as the number one student union in America, according to the Association of College Unions International survey. In The Barometer: Students were asked to assess […]

OSU Vet students to work winter break

Monday, November 19th, 2007

From the GT: Eight Oregon State University veterinary students will travel to Central America from Dec. 8 through 22 to run spay and neuter clinics and educate locals about animal health. Nice to see these students applying their knowledge to help. Read the full story. -bv

Google Scholarships announced

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Nod to Eric Stoller for this: Google aspires to be an organization that reflects our global audience by supporting a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures, which is one reason we created scholarship programs with both the United Negro College Fund and Hispanic College Fund. These programs provide $5,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students […]

Southern California fires

Monday, November 12th, 2007

As I’m in San Diego at a conference, it’s amazing to see the resilience of the people here. I was in the Gaslamp Quarter last night and people seemed to be doing well (especially after a Chargers win). But unseen are the many people who were devastated by the fires that raged in the area […]

OSU Baseball in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Monday, November 12th, 2007

This post has been a long time coming (was awaiting the pictures from my travel companion). My buddy and I traveled to Cooperstown, NY for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken, Jr. this summer. We wanted to get some solid time in the HOF museum, so we spent […]

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