Archive for February, 2008

Celebrating Linus Pauling!

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Today is the two year anniversary of Linus Pauling Day which was officially celebrated February 28, 2006. While the State of Oregon only recognizes the single day, we at Oregon State celebrate our most famous alumnus every year at this time. Linus Pauling is the only individual to win two unshared Nobel Prizes; the first […]

Vote Benny or Die!!!

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Vote Benny Beaver for ‘coverbeaver’ of this year’s NCAA Football 09 Nintendo Wii Cover. From the EA Sports website: To commemorate the first NCAA Football game on the Wii, the video game’s package will feature a platform exclusive NCAA college team mascot. Fans will be able to choose their favorite NCAA FBS college team mascot, […]

African American Youth Leadership Conference: Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Monday, February 25th, 2008

The OSU Admissions Blog staff have been getting a ton of questions and comments regarding last year’s African American Leadership Conference which was held on the OSU Campus and how to attend this year’s event. Because we love our readers and answering your questions…Here are the five “W’s” regarding this year’s conference: What: Second (2nd) […]

Graduate School to temporarily relocate

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

From the Graduate School at OSU The Graduate School office in 300 Kerr Administration Building will be closed Monday, March 17 and Tuesday, March 18 in order to relocate to temporary quarters, Shop Building #45, located behind Kerr Administration. From March 19 to July 1, the Graduate School will be temporarily located in Shop Building […]

OSU Participates in Virtual College Fair

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

I overheard some exciting news recently that I wasn’t aware of. OSU is participating in CollegeWeekLive – the virtual college fair – which will be held on March 25th and 26th. CollegeWeekLive gives students access to over 200 participating schools as well as video presentations from admissions experts all from the comfort of their own […]

OSU Extends Its Sympathies to the NIU Community

Friday, February 15th, 2008

In response to the tragic shooting on the Northern Illinois University campus yesterday, President Ed Ray released the following statement: “The tragedy that played out yesterday on the campus of Northern Illinois University reminds us once again that safety is a paramount matter every day for all of us in higher education. Our deepest sympathies, […]

OSU Student Tari Tan named Academic All-American

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

USA Today released its annual list of Academic All-Americans this morning. It’s USA TODAY’s privilege to recognize a new generation of achievers, young men and women with a clear commitment to excellence,” USA TODAY editor Ken Paulson says. The entire OSU community was overjoyed to see that one of our very own students, Tari Tan, […]

Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

The deadline is fast approaching for the International Cultural Service Program (ICSP) scholarship application. Every year, 30-35 international students from diverse backgrounds participate in this unique international education program that began at OSU over 25 years ago. The ICSP is a competitive scholarship in which recipients play the role of cultural ambassadors and give their […]

OSU Outspoken rocks the Quad

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

I was strolling through campus on a Friday a few weeks ago and heard one of our many amazing vocal music groups, OSU Outspoken, singing in the Brick Mall of the MU Quad. Apparently the guys perform for about a half hour every Friday afternoon at 4:00 PM. Outspoken has also recently released a full […]

Beavers Ready to Take Flight!

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Horizon Airlines has finished the Oregon State University CRJ-700 jet. Current OSU student Kourtney Goya forwarded me a YouTube clip of the work being done … to the the tune of the fight song, of course. Impressive stuff! It go me thinking if there were any aviation opportunities for OSU students and, after some research, […]

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