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Pre-med/med school Q&A

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Since Oregon State is a research university and students interested in the medical professions are on the rise, I thought we could get some information from Chere Pereira, Chief Premedical and Predental Advisor here at Oregon State. I recently threw a few questions Chere’s way to see what she had to say. Which medical schools […]

Get your OSU photostamps NOW!

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

As a citizen of Beaver Nation, if it’s new, stylish and Orange & Black, I MUST have it! I just stumbled across one of the USPS’s hot new offerings, collegiate stamps. If I do say so myself, the OSU stamps are particularly attractive. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds go to support OSU directly. Check […]

OSU top choice for Portland’s high achieving students

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Included in the feature on the front of today’s Oregonian – “Top grads have the brains but lack the bucksâ€? — are some extraordinary statistics, uncovered by the Oregonian in its survey ofâ€?456 valedictorians and straight-A seniors at 97 metro-area public and private high schoolsâ€?: Top college choices Oregon State (50) University of Oregon (37) […]

First ever footage of an infant Blue Whale captured

Friday, March 6th, 2009

For the first time ever, an infant Blue Whale has been caught on film. The expedition, which included Bruce Mate from the OSU Marine Mammal Institute, was exploring a spot of the coast of Costa Rica called the “Dome”. This footage proves that The Dome is a birthing ground for Blue Whales. From National Geographic: […]

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 […]

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 […]

OSU’s Own Students Outwit Wall Street

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

I’m sure many of you have heard the news items on the Dow Jones, the nation’s financial crisis, WaMu, Wall Street and other miscellaneous stories on the the economy. OSU announced that it has entrusted its own student investment club to manage $1,000,000 (that’s one million!) after they did better than the professionals last year. […]

OSU Alumnus, Curt Willener, Thrives in Harvard MBA Program

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

When I’m on the road working with parents and students I get lots of questions about where OSU students work and attend grad school after leaving OSU. We’ve documented many career success stories of OSU graduates. I just got a link to a profile from the Harvard Business School’s website of OSU Alumnus, Curt Willener, […]

OSU Researchers Work to Save Krab

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Supplies of Imitation Crab which is also known as Real Imitation Crab, Artificial Crab and my personal favorite: Krab; are currently dwindling due to a shortage of Alaskan Pollock and other highly available white fleshed fish. Krab is made from Surimi, which is a slurry of whitefish such as Alaskan Pollack that is refined for […]

101 Scholarships for Teachers

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Great post from the folks over at Teaching Tips.com. They have put together a 101 item list of scholarships that are available to folks who intend to go into teaching. From the TT101 Blog: No matter what profession you choose to go into, college can be a big financial burden. Luckily, there are thousands of […]

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