Archive for November, 2008

Recent OSU Grad Gives Thanks

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

A recent OSU graduate sent a Letter to the Editor of the Daily Barometer (the campus newspaper) and I thought I’d post it here on the blog. Thanks for your message, Sara. What are you thankful for this holiday season? Feel free share your thoughts in the comment section! Enjoy your time here, it doesn’t […]

Web applications will be offline 11/27-11/29 (noon)

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Just got this from our Central Computing folks who will be doing maintenance: Banner will be out of service from 11:55 pm tonight, Wednesday, November 26th until noon on Saturday, November 29th. So if you are attempting to apply for admission, review your status through Banner self-service, or complete your advance tuition deposit paperwork, you […]

Welcome to Beaver Nation, Governor Kulongoski!

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Photo courtesy of Well folks, it’s Civil War week! There is a ton of good will around the country directed towards the Beavers. Our guys and their run to Rose Bowl has garnered a good bit of attention. Governor Kulongoski who attended University of Missouri has declared his allegiances: Gov. Ted Kulongoski tipped his […]

Nationwide Civil War Game Watches Announced

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Visit the OSU Alumni Association homepage for more information. GO BEAVERS! AUSTIN, TX Third Base 1717 West 6th Street Austin, TX 78703 (512) 476-2273 BAY AREA Bus Stop Bar (CITY) 1901 Union Street (at Laguna) San Francisco, CA 94123 415-567-6905 McCovey’s Restaurant (EAST BAY) 1444 North California Blvd Walnut Creek, CA 94596 925-944-9444 […]

OSU Campus Visitor Center updates for winter hours

Friday, November 14th, 2008

From Claire Bennett in the Campus Visitor Center: During Winter Break (December 15 – January 2), tours will be offered at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. Tours of On-campus Housing will continue to be offered at noon. Tours will not be available on the following days: November 27, 28, […]

New era of Beaver Basketball opens tonight

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Much of Beaver Nation is looking forward to the new era of Beaver basketball under new coach Craig Robinson. He’s been getting plenty of press not so much about basketball but about his role in the new First Family. Obama Brother-In-Law Balances Coaching, Politics by Tom Goldman I heard this on NPR on the way […]

Jr. Benny rollout tomorrow (11/12/08)

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Here’s a clip from the official release: Furry and long-tailed with a mischievous grin, the boyish Beav sports a baseball cap, jeans, athletic shoes and plenty of attitude. As envisioned by graphic artist Chris Hunter, he strikes a cocky pose as he flashes his oversize front teeth – a look that’s sure to appeal to […]

OSU’s Impact on Oregon’s Economy is Growing

Friday, November 7th, 2008

I’ve written before about OSU’s economic impact on the State of Oregon. Research universities like OSU have a tremendous impact on state economies not only due to the immediate revenue that research creates but also because the innovations that spring from research can create whole new industries. See the transparent transistor. Legislators were on campus […]

Oregon University System Tour Treks On

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The Oregon University System Tour has brought admissions officers from Oregon’s seven public universities to high schools statewide and it is expected to reach 228 high schools and 13,000 students across the state. That’s right. Each of the universities put their rivalries aside and travel together in a 15 passenger van for the good of […]

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