Archive for June, 2008

Budding Journalists Cover Corvallis, Oregon State

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Happy Monday, dear readers! Over the last week and a half or so the Oregon State Media Department has been hosting 18 high school students in conjunction with the Oregonian Newspaper for the Minority Journalism Camp. From the Oregonian Teen Blog: The Oregonian and Oregon State University have been conducting the Minority Journalism Camp on […]

Terri Irwin Humpback Whale Research Gift to Oregon State University Follow Up

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

As promised, here’s a video of the ceremony: Enjoy!

Terri Irwin Signs Whale Research Project at OSU

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Big news happened at Oregon State University today, and I wanted to get something about this posted as soon early as possible. Terri Irwin, whose efforts with Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, daughter Bindi, and son Bobby, signed an agreement with the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University to fund two humpback whale research projects. […]

Blogging the Iowa Flooding

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

As a blogger, I have really come to appreciate the folks in the Blogosphere who strive to post relevant, personal and interesting content on a consistent basis. One of my favorite bloggers and good friend of the OSU Admissions Blog is HHS Academic Advisor, Eric Stoller. Eric was featured in the Gazette Times today for […]

Irwin Family of “Crocodile Hunter” at OSU on Wednesday

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Update: “Terri Irwin Signs Whale Research Project at Oregon State University” You may remember my previous blog posting on Terri Irwin, the widow of Steve Irwin, and her family helping with whale research at OSU (“Crocodile Hunter Widow Terri Irwin to Launch Whale Research at OSU”). This week, the Irwin family is expected to be […]

Just for fun: Props from Michelle Obama

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Now I normally wouldn’t give much thought about The View, but Michelle Obama (sister of OSU men’s basketball coach, Craig Robinson) gave the Beavs some love. It’s about 3 minutes into the clip. She couldn’t have said it any better….GO BEAVERS! -bv p.s. thanks to the 20 or so people that sent this to me. […]

Transparent Transistor to be Used in New Solar Panel Technology

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

I try to stay away from straight reporting of the news here because you all have The Google and are more than capable of browsing the happenings related to OSU. I just couldn’t resist this one, though. We have talked about the transparent transistor technology that was developed at OSU by College of Engineering researchers […]

Spring Visit Behind the Scenes

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Hey folks, just clearing out some video footage from earlier this spring. I threw together a little video that shows you some of the OSU Spring Visit behind the scenes action. Check it out: -jm

Firefox 3 Download Record

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Big week for the Mozilla/Firefox group who appear to have set a Guinness World Record for most software downloads in a 24 hour period. Excerpted from the BBC: In the first 24 hours the web browser was available the software was downloaded more than eight million times, says its creator Mozilla. Statistics from the download […]

Meet the Students Behind the Japanese American WWII-era Honoree Degree Ceremony

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

In an earlier blog post (At Long Last: Japanese American WWII-era OSU Students Receive Honorary Degrees), I promised some footage of current OSU students who played active roles in the Japanese American WWII-era Honorary Degree Ceremony at OSU. I invite you to meet Andy Kiyuna, and Joel Fischer. The impetus for granting the honorary degrees […]

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