Archive for March, 2013

Heroic Beavers Contain Oil Spill

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Willard Bay, north of Salt Lake City, Utah, was saved from a Chevron fuel spill by none other than a beaver dam! Two beavers were pulled from the area and are credited for keeping the oil spill from spreading into a nearby reservoir. The American beavers are receiving medical care at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center […]

2013 Commencement Speaker Announced

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The 2013 Oregon State University Commencement speaker has been announced! It is with great honor that we welcome Brigadier Gen. Julie A. Bentz as our commencement speaker on Saturday, June 15th. Bentz, director of strategic capabilities policy on the National Security Council, is a 1986 graduate of Oregon State University, where she received an ROTC […]

Oregon State Athletics

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Go Beaver Athletics! Oregon State athletics has been pretty busy this spring.  The wrestling team just finished their season over the weekend at the NCAA Championships in Iowa.  The Beavers brought back three All-Americans; Taylor Meeks (4th), Scott Sakaguchi (5th), and RJ Pena (5th).  All three return next year.  The team placed 8th overall, their […]

Oregon State University at PNACAC College Fairs

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Oregon State University at PNACAC College Fairs Want to learn more about Oregon State University but you don’t have the time to visit Corvallis?  Well you don’t have to worry because the PNACAC College Fairs are for you.  Oregon State University will be in Boise, Seattle, and Portland this spring for your convenience.  This is […]

Tuition Equity, HB2787

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Thursday, the Oregon Senate voted to pass HB 2787 (known as the Tuition Equity bill). In anticipation of the eventual passage of Oregon House Bill 2787, we have been meeting to iron out the processing implications of this new and exciting legislation. As soon as Governor Kitzhaber signs the bill into law (which is expected), […]

National Spring College Fairs

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Spring is here! For seniors in high school, it is that time of year where graduation is just around the corner and making a college decision is even closer. Now is also the time for juniors and sophomores to begin their college search. While Oregon State University has many events happening on campus for students […]

Pomace Pastry? Compost Cupcake? New research developed through OSU’s Food Science and Technology program.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Food Science and Technology, a major located in OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences, is leading the way in research that is both planet friendly and appeals to our taste buds! Recently, an article was published by the Wine Spectator showcasing Oregon State’s efforts to recycle pomace; or what is leftover after grapes are harvested and pressed […]

Sports Medicine Facility Coming to Campus

Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Gazette-Times recently reported  incredible news on Oregon State’s already strong sports medicine presence with majors in Athletic Training and Exercise Sports Science.  Here’s the full article.  Oregon State University and Samaritan Health Services have entered into an agreement to develop a sports medicine facility on the OSU campus. OSU announced the signing of a […]

OSU Spring Visits 2013

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to OSU, our open house programs can accommodate your needs. We have several full-day programs during the year to provide you an in-depth look at OSU. OSU Spring Visits are a great opportunity to learn the basics about Oregon State University. You’ll spend the […]

Corvallis Named 5th Best College Town!

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Oregon State University is located in Corvallis, a vibrant college town of 55,000 in the heart of Western Oregon’s Willamette Valley, and has just been ranked the 5th best college town by The American Institute of Economic Research! This ranking is based on performance across 12 areas: student concentration, student diversity, research capacity, degree attainment, […]

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