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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 […]

Let it Snow!

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Corvallis, Oregon State University, and the rest of the northwest have had some interesting weather these past few days. Late starts, delays, icy roads, snow tires, and school closures for the day have been the norm around here this week, but that usually isn’t the case. I spoke with Alex in the visitor’s center who […]

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 […]

Si Se Puede Event Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

***UPDATE EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR 2/26/2009 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION*** Due to weather and road conditions, the Si Se Puede Program at Forest Grove High School from 6-8pm on Wednesday 12/17 has been postponed. The program will be rescheduled for a later date. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause. If you have any […]

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 […]

International Baccalaureate conversation

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

I came across this interesting op-ed at the Washington Post. The gist of the opinion is that most schools around the U.S. have not given IB the same consideration as the more long-standing AP exam for advanced credit while in high school. Jay Matthews from the Washington Post: American education has a tattered reputation in […]

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 […]

Applying to Oregon State’s Engineering Professional Program

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Applications for the Oregon State University College of Engineering professional program are now available at: http://engr.oregonstate.edu/students/apps/ The application will be available until November 3 at 11:59 p.m. The wording on the application page is noted below: Applying to the Engineering Professional Program Are you ready to apply? 1. Will you have completed the required pre-engineering […]

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