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Food@OSU introduces Orange Rewards

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Check out this great new program from OSU University Housing and Dining. Anyone on the OSU campus with an OSU ID card who makes use of our excellent dining halls and coffee shops should look into this! Food@OSU introduces Orange Rewards. Join the newly created Orange Rewards program and your OSU ID card will give […]

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 […]

Another Invention Courtesy of OSU Scientists!

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

A group of OSU scientists created a vegetable-based, pressure sensitive glue. The adhesive is environmentally benign and can be made from soybeans, corn or canola oil.   The scientists, including Kaichang Li, a professor of Wood Science and Engineering at OSU and recipient of the 2007 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the Environmental Protection Agency, […]

College of Forestry Researchers Revolutionizing Duct Tape and more?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

While these college of Forestry professors may not have invented “Duct Tape,” they may very well end up changing the glue behind the idea. Recently Kaichang Li, a professor of wood science and engineering, and his postdoctoral research associate, Anlong Li, made an incidental discovery in a wood products lab at Oregon State University. Together they created a new […]

OSU Named a “Best Buy College”

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Oregon State University has been named a Best Buy School in the upcoming edition of “The Fiske Guide to Colleges” for 2011. The revised and updated 2011 edition features more than 300 colleges and universities, and names 45 institutions – 21 public and 24 private – as Best Buys. These institutions fall into the inexpensive […]

The Students Have Spoken…Student Experience Center Approved!

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

After years and years of students meeting, lobbying, blogging, discussing, proposing and campaigning for the Student Experience Center, the SEC officially passed late Thursday, May 27th.  The Student Experience Center was approved with a total of 2,056 “yes” votes which represents 69 percent of the total.  There has been much excitement bubbling around campus about […]

Sustainability efforts recognized

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

An OSU student and a staffer have been recognized by 1000 Friends of Oregon as part of their “35 Innovators under 35“. Andrea Norris Corvallis As a student at Oregon State University, Andrea served as director of the ASOSU Environmental Task Force and successfully initiated efforts to enact a student-funded Green Energy Fee. The fee, […]

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 […]

Corvallis Ranked 7th Best College Town in U.S.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Corvallis is ranked as the 7th best college town under 250,000 people in the American Institute for Economic Research‘s annual College Destinations Index. You can get the report from the AIERC website for free but you have to register to get the download link. Here’s the rest of the top 10: 1. Ithaca, N.Y. (Cornell) […]

How not to be small in a large lecture hall- Guest Blogger, Louie Bottaro

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

So this is my first foray at writing a blog under a predetermined topic for publication. I have been asked to write about the topic, “How to not be small in a large lecture hall.â€? Every summer I speak to hundreds of incoming students advising them of the ways of the world at OSU. Some […]

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