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OSU Alumnus Warren Washington Earns Medal of Science

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Warren Washington received a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1958 and master’s degree in meteorology in 1960 from OSU. He was one of 10 persons named by President Obama to receive the National Medal of Science. Washington will be on campus on November 3rd to speak in a Memorial Union Program Council series on diversity.  […]

Budding designers show off recycled wares

Monday, October 11th, 2010

OSU’s Department of Design and Human Environment (DHE) has begun a new ‘Design Network’ made up of students, faculty and alumni to help promote DHE activities, career opportunities and student work. Their first event was in downtown Portland last week to show some veteran pieces from OSU’s Recycled Fashion Show that is held in the […]

New Major Just Announced…Renewable Materials!

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

If you are interested in a hands-on career that employs science, business and technology to make a difference in helping society become more sustainable, then consider a Bachelors in Science program Renewable Materials. This program is designed to give students the specialized knowledge and broad skills to help the world replace oil and non-renewable materials […]

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. […]

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