Archive for December, 2007

Notice to admitted students

Friday, December 28th, 2007

If you have been admitted to Oregon State, we’d like you to consider doing the following things (if you haven’t already): 1) Provide us with an email address you’d like to use for communications with OSU, and 2) add our domain name “…” to your white-list or address book so that our communications aren’t blocked […]


Friday, December 21st, 2007

***UPDATE: KERN RIVER BEAVER FAMILY TO GET NEW HOME, 1/9/08, 10:53pm*** The Kern River Beaver Family who were sentenced to death earlier today by Bakersfield, California wildlife officials, have been saved. Read the update by area news station Kero 23: City Leaders Decide To Save Pesky Beaver Family Beaver Said To Be Gnawing Down Too […]

Beavers Get Death Sentence

Friday, December 21st, 2007

***UPDATE: KERN RIVER BEAVER FAMILY TO GET NEW HOME, 1/9/08, 10:53pm*** ***UPDATE: KERN RIVER BEAVER FAMILY SAVED, 12/21/07, 2:04pm*** Are beavers too good at their jobs? A news story released today has been creating quite a stir in the media. The Kern River Beaver Family of Bakersfield, California, has received a death sentence by wildlife […]

Corvallis Rated Most Secure in US

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

From Sperling’s Best Places website: Most Secure U.S. Places Corvallis, Ore., Rated No. 1 Health, prosperity, safety and security are all desirable aspects when it comes to seeking a place to live, work or raise a family. According to our fourth annual Most Secure U.S. Places to Live rankings from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®, […]

Admissions office holiday schedule

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

One of the staff mentioned a high volume of phone calls questioning if the Admissions office was open or not. Well, here is our schedule for the next few weeks: December 24/25- closed for Christmas holiday December 26, 27, 28, 31- open January 1, 2008- closed for New Year holiday January 2, 3, 4 – […]

Horizon Air to Paint OSU Jet

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Horizon Airlines announced its plans to paint an OSU jet, one of four universities to receive the honor. Horizon will paint a 70-seat CRJ-700 jet in OSU orange and black. Check it out: –mko

OSU Academic Programs Receive Top 10 Rankings

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Academic Analytics have rated eight OSU disciplines in the top ten for faculty productivity, as noted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The number of professors in a program, the books and articles they’ve written, the number of times scholars have cited them, and the awards and grant funding they’ve received, were looked at in […]

Engineering Scholarship Application now available

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

The College of Engineering is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2008-2009 school year. Applications are due no later than February 1, 2008. PLEASE NOTE: The February 1 deadline is NEW for this year. AVAILABLE AT: -bv

OSU in ‘Elite 50’

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Oregon State University ranked 29th in the nation in a college ranking for academics, athletic opportunity and overall performance. In the STACK news release: “The ‘Elite 50’ is an exclusive guide for high school athletes, coaches, administrators and parents,” said STACK Co-Founder Nick Palazzo. “As high school sports participation and the competition for college scholarships […]


Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

From the Emerald Bowl homepage: SAN FRANCISCO – The Oregon State Beavers [8-4, 6-3 Pacific-10 Conference] and the Maryland Terrapins [6-6, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference] will meet for the first time when they collide in Emerald Bowl VI. The Emerald Bowl will be televised live by ESPN to a nationwide audience on Friday, December 28th […]

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