Archive for March, 2008

Dr. Dan Arp Named Dean of University Honors College

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Breaking news– Dr. Dan Arp of the Botany and Plant Pathology Department has been tapped to replace the outgoing Dr. Joe Hendricks as Dean of the University Honors College. From the OSU press release: CORVALLIS, Ore. – A longtime plant microbiology researcher who holds the highest academic rank possible for faculty at Oregon State University […]

Saori Haruguchi Wins NCAA 200m Butterfly Title

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

From the Corvallis Gazette Times: If your destination is the winner’s stand at an NCAA women’s swimming championship, you can get there from here. Junior Saori Haruguchi became Oregon State’s first national-champion swimmer this past Saturday by capturing the 200-yard butterfly in a school-record 1:52:39. And the excitement from that victory continued to build on […]

Former Beaver loses brother

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Our condolences go out to Mitch Canham, former OSU baseball player and his family. His brother Dustin, a Marine stationed in Africa, died while in service to his country. -bv

Barack Obama Visits Corvallis

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

I got a text message from Alex Beck who works in the Admissions Office last Friday night…”Barack Obama is at American Dream Downtown right now!” Not wanting to miss the opportunity to see a presidential candidate in town I jumped into the car and raced down to “The Dream”. Sure enough…I was greeted by a […]

Technical Difficulties with CollegeWeek Live Online Virtual College Fair

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

***UPDATE*** Tuesday, 3/25 6:05pm CollegeWeek Live has been experiencing technical difficulties that have prevented us from logging-in, so our apologies if you have attempted to speak with a representative at the OSU booth during the online virtual college fair. Please try again Wednesday, 3/26 during the times posted in the previous posting. –mko

OSU Participates in an Online Virtual College Fair on March 25th and 26th!

Friday, March 21st, 2008

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 home. Whether students are just starting their college search or deciding […]

More Accolades for Corvallis

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

It isn’t enough that Corvallis was recently ranked as one of the smartest cities in America. Now, more high praise for Corvallis. Country Home Magazine has named Corvallis as the “Best Green Place to Live in America”. NEW YORK -Country Home magazine announced today its second annual Best Green Places, the results of a nationwide […]

OSU scientists turning algae into sustainable energy

Friday, March 14th, 2008

The scramble to identify useful, sustainable energy sources has taken scientists in many different directions. The latest is all around us: algae. So your overdue-to-be-cleaned fish tank may be where you get your gasoline in the future…..procrastinators of the world rejoice! Nod to KVAL-TV for the link. -bv

Linus Pauling Stamp Unveiled

Friday, March 7th, 2008

A follow up from the Linus Pauling Day post from last week. The official Linus Pauling Stamp unveiling was held in the MU Ballroom yesterday. I wasn’t able to attend so I was very interested to see KEZI’s coverage of the event (which was great, by the way…Kudos KEZI!) . “We are pleased to honor […]

A Beautiful Day on Campus

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

It has been an absolutely gorgeous week on the OSU campus. Sundrenched days, cool fresh air and frisbees galore! I couldn’t let this beautiful day go without running outside and snapping a few photos for you. Enjoy! Do you have a great shot of campus that you would like to share with the Admissions Blog? […]

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