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Gatorade highlights OSU student in ‘G’ ad

Monday, August 10th, 2009

SYNERGIES – News from the College of Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State University. Very cool. -BV

OSU Housing and Dining wins award for Dining Excellence!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

One of the most common questions I get from prospective students besides admission requirements and costs is: “how’s the food?” I’ve always known that the food at OSU is excellent but now UHDS boasts a very prestigious award to back up what our tastebuds have been telling us for years. From Life @ OSU: Housing […]

OSU students exercise their ‘power’

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

In a great article in the Oregonian, OSU students that work out on specially retro-fitted elliptical machines are returning electricity to the campus power grid. Is there any question that Oregon State University is leading the way in sustainability??? (the answer is ‘no’ BTW) Some article snips: Thousands of college students regularly hit the cardio […]

OSU Housing gets kudos for gender inclusive housing policy

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Great story from the Chicago Tribune from a couple of weeks back. University of Chicago is implementing a gender inclusive housing policy following the lead of socially progressive campuses like OSU. Several of our housing folks were interviewed for the story. From the Trib: The University of Chicago, proud home of Nobel laureates, will undertake […]

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 […]

OSU Professor to Head NOAA

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Just found this on the internets (hat tip to Blue Oregon): Washington Post- Lubchenco Will Helm National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration By Juliet Eilperin President-elect Barack Obama has tapped Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco, one of the nation’s most prominent marine biologists, to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Lubchenco, a conservationist who […]

OSU’s official Facebook page

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Oregon State University has launched its official Facebook fan page. Our goal is 500 fans by Jan 2009. We’re hoping you’ll become a fan! -bv

Corvallis is America’s Safest Small City…Again

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Farmers Insurance has once again release its safest places to live report. Once again, Corvallis is listed as the safest small city in America: Corvallis is the safest small city in the nation, according to a report released Monday by Farmers Insurance. The company looked into crime statistics; the risk of various natural disasters; the […]

Oregon State adopts emergency alert system

Friday, October 17th, 2008

An announcement on behalf of the OSU Public Safety Office came across campus today. I’ve quoted it in its entirety for accuracy sake: OSU Launches Emergency Alert System for Students, Faculty, Staff Major campus emergencies at colleges in Virginia, Louisiana, Delaware and Tennessee over the past year and a half have caused concern for all […]

Why Oregon State Rocks!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Hey budding filmmakers out there! We all know that Oregon State rocks for so many reasons. U.S. News and World Reports is sponsoring a Youtube contest, “Why My College Rocks“. All you need to do if you want to participate is make a video about why Oregon State rocks then post it as a video […]

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