Archive for August, 2012

Oregon State a Fiske ‘Best Buy’

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

We are happy to announce that Oregon State has been chosen as one of the Fiske Guide ‘Best Buy’ institutions! For 2013, Fiske Guide to Colleges has designated 41 such institutions—20 public and 21 private—as Best Buys. All of the Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category, and most have four- […]

Beaver Football Home Opener!

Monday, August 27th, 2012

This Saturday, September 1st marks the kickoff of the 2012 Oregon State Football season! The Beavers will take on Nicholls State at 12:00pm at Reser Stadium. New this year will be the Beaver Fan Fest, which includes the GenBeavs Kids Zone located on the Tommy Prothro Practice facility and will include inflatable games, prizes and […]

Fall 2013 Application Opens September 4th

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

The application for admission for the Fall 2013 entering class opens on September 4, 2012. For information regarding our admissions requirements, deadlines, and campus visits please check out our website at http://oregonstate.edu/admissions/. We are looking forward to your applications and hopefully for you to become part of Beaver Nation!   Go Beavs! kg

Former OSU Lineman Appears on “Extreme Makeover: The Weight Loss Edition”

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Jarvez Hall, a 28-year old former Salem resident and Oregon State University football player, starred on the season finale of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition” this past Sunday evening. Hall weighed 548 pounds in his first weigh in and after one year under Chris Powell, fitness expert and trainer on the show, Hall weighed […]

OSU offers sustainability degree

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Oregon State University, Oregon’s leading research university, is expanding the paths students can take for their degree(s). New this fall is a sustainability double-degree, one that can be added to ANY major at Oregon State. Some sample careers in sustainability: Carbon and greenhouse gas management Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities Sustainability […]

OSU seeks to boost retention through First Year Experience program

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

From OSU News: CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will revise its First Year Experience program for new students over the next several years in an effort to help students succeed academically and improve retention. A task force of OSU faculty, staff and students has been working on ways to help students thrive academically and […]

OSU Researchers Involved in Mars Landing

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

  On August 6th, the rover Curiosity landed in the Gale Crater on Mars. Jeff Barnes and Dan Tyler have been working for the past four years with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California on a computer model of the Martian atmosphere. They have been using the model to make adjustments to the spacecraft’s […]

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