Archive for December, 2008

Oregon State University continues its Marine Biology leadership

Friday, December 26th, 2008

There has already been a lot written here on the Admissions Blog and other media outlets about Jane Lubchenco’s appointment to direct NOAA in the Obama Administration. Folks in the know here in the GPNW (Great Pacific Northwest) were already aware that OSU’s Marine Biology/Marine Science research, facilities, academic programs and faculty are amongst the […]

OSU Student to Appear on Deal or No Deal

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Oregon State University Student, Oregon Army National Guardsman, Military Hero, Silver Star recipient, action figure, and now Deal or No Deal contestant. Matt Zedwick will go for the $1 million prize on a special two-hour Deal or No Deal on Thursday, Christmas night, airing from 8-10 p.m. PST and will answer the question: Deal or […]

Obama Selects Oregon State University Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

You might have read BV’s previous news posting on how President-elect Barack Obama selected Oregon State University Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco today to chair the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is big news. I’ve read many articles on Dr. Lubchenco – she’s a distinguished professor and one the world’s leading researchers in science. […]

Let it Snow!

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Corvallis, Oregon State University, and the rest of the northwest have had some interesting weather these past few days. Late starts, delays, icy roads, snow tires, and school closures for the day have been the norm around here this week, but that usually isn’t the case. I spoke with Alex in the visitor’s center who […]

OSU Professor to Head NOAA

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Just found this on the internets (hat tip to Blue Oregon): Washington Post– Lubchenco Will Helm National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration By Juliet Eilperin President-elect Barack Obama has tapped Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco, one of the nation’s most prominent marine biologists, to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Lubchenco, a conservationist who […]

Si Se Puede Event Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

***UPDATE EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR 2/26/2009 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION*** Due to weather and road conditions, the Si Se Puede Program at Forest Grove High School from 6-8pm on Wednesday 12/17 has been postponed. The program will be rescheduled for a later date. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause. If you have any […]

OSU on two hour delay again…

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Today’s Campus Status – Tuesday, December 16, 2008 RED ALERT: Update – 1 p.m.: Because of continued freezing temperatures, the likelihood of additional snow tomorrow morning and the ongoing threat of black ice, Oregon State University will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 17. Employees scheduled to work on Wednesday should report at 10 […]

OSU on two hour delay for Tuesday, December 16th

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Greetings, dear readers! Due to VERY icy conditions in and around Corvallis OSU will be on a minimum two hour delay (opening at 10 am) tomorrow, December, 16th. From the OSU Public Safety website: Update – 4:15 p.m.: Because of continued freezing temperatures and the threat of black ice tomorrow morning, Oregon State University will […]

Buy a Sun Bowl Ticket for a Soldier

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Greetings from Snowy Corvallis! Are you like me? Do you love the Beavers but are unable to break away from wherever you live to go to the Brut Sun Bowl in El Paso? Well, you can buy a ticket to the game for $40.00 and have it donated to a soldier stationed at Fort Bliss […]

OSU’s official Facebook page

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Oregon State University has launched its official Facebook fan page. Our goal is 500 fans by Jan 2009. We’re hoping you’ll become a fan! -bv

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