Archive for July, 2008

New International Student Initiative Being Launched at OSU

Monday, July 28th, 2008

I received a press release today about a new initiative that is being launched at OSU and is aimed to increase international student enrollment. OSU will become the first university in the United States to partner with INTO University Partnerships, which has worked with institutions in the United Kingdom to increase their international student enrollment. […]

Google Gives OSU Open Source Lab $300K

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Earlier today, reps from Oregon State University announced that Google will donate $300,000 to increase its Open Source Lab‘s capacity to support various open source related projects. Here’s an excerpt from the Oregonian with more: The new funds will support growth and projects at a lab that has hosted some of the world’s largest and […]

Track and Field to Return to OSU

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

I read some great news that will no doubt excite track and field enthusiasts. The Oregon State University Beavers are set to bring back the sport over twenty years after it was cut for budgetary reasons in 1988. According to the Daily Barometer, “OSU will build a track and field facility that is expected to […]

OSU Researchers Work to Save Krab

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Supplies of Imitation Crab which is also known as Real Imitation Crab, Artificial Crab and my personal favorite: Krab; are currently dwindling due to a shortage of Alaskan Pollock and other highly available white fleshed fish. Krab is made from Surimi, which is a slurry of whitefish such as Alaskan Pollack that is refined for […]

PNACAC Summer Tour at OSU

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Yesterday a group of about forty high school/Independent counselors from the Pacific Northwest and beyond who are on the Pacific Northwest Association of College Admission Counseling College Tour stopped at OSU to get a feel for our campus. I was able to run around behind them and shoot some footage…Enjoy! PNACAC Summer Tour: Are you […]

Engineering Textbooks for Iraqi Students

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Happy Monday, Dear Readers! On my gorgeously sunny drive to campus this morning I heard a great story on NPR about OSU Alumnus, Joshua Mater, a US Army Captain. Mater was recently wounded in Iraq when a rocket exploded near him in May. From the Oregonian: Capt. Joshua Mater, now stationed at Fort Bragg, has […]

OSU Chamber Choir Tours Germany

Friday, July 11th, 2008

The vaunted OSU Chamber Choir took another tour through Europe (specifically Germany) this summer. I have been following the action via their Germany Tour Blog which contains great pictures and video of their journey. You can also view a newspaper article in German about one of their performances. Any of you German speakers out there […]

START Bilingüe a Huge Success…Again!

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

START Bilingüe, a collaborative program led by OSU’s New Student Programs and Family Outreach office, was held on June 29th and 30th. Bilingüe served over eighty students and family members this year. The primary focus of the Bilingüe program is to provide OSU information in Spanish to Spanish speaking families so that they can better […]

Oregon State Ultimate Highlight

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Greetings friends! Cruising through some OSU content on Youtube I came across a profile for “oregonstatemarketing“. They’ve got some awesome video content on their page. My personal favs are: The Oregon State Ultimate Highlight: And the Let it Rage Football Commercial: A little OSU Media fun on this hot Tuesday! Go Beavs!! -jm

101 Scholarships for Teachers

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Great post from the folks over at Teaching They have put together a 101 item list of scholarships that are available to folks who intend to go into teaching. From the TT101 Blog: No matter what profession you choose to go into, college can be a big financial burden. Luckily, there are thousands of […]

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