Archive for July, 2009

Powered by Orange T-Shirt Contest

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

The Powered by Orange folks recently held a vote on Facebook that allowed those of us who are Powered by Orange to pick out our favorite designs. You can check out the designs and the results of the vote on Facebook. If you haven’t joined the Powered by Orange Facebook group or checked out the […]

What Caused the Mysterious Argyle Tree?

Monday, July 27th, 2009

OSU, as Oregon’s premiere research university, gets a ton of strange questions. Here is a question submitted to our Department of Forestry then written about by John Howard for the Examiner. What was odd about this particular snag was the strange pattern on its exterior. From ground level to as far as the eye could […]

Orphaned Beavers Learn from Stuffed Animals

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

I caught wind of an interesting story today on KVAL.com. Read on: LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Barely two weeks old, and weighing just one pound, an orphaned beaver came to the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood hypothermic and weak. It’s rare for PAWS to care for a baby beaver, also called a kit. But just five […]

New Students are Powered by Orange!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Happy Friday, faithful readers! Back from a long blogging hiatus…Sorry for the silence. START, OSU’s new student orientation program, is in full swing right now. The newest members of Beaver Nation have been treated to some absolutely fabulous weather as the stroll the gorgeous OSU campus. Check out the video that’s been produced for new […]

OSU launches new veterans web site

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

We are excited to announce the launch of a new web site with tools to assist military veterans starting or returning to school. This new veterans web site includes details specific to veterans’ needs regarding attending Oregon State, support services, and links to the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. There is also a great Veterans […]

Attention Class of 2013!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

If you are the typical incoming OSU student, you’ve probably already had a whirlwind summer! Between high school graduation, START, your internship/summer job, hanging out with friends and purchasing decor for your residence hall room…You probably haven’t thought much about some of the nuts and bolts things you need to do to finish up the […]

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