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Happy (Early) Birthday Linus Pauling!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Oregon State University alumnus Linus Pauling (Chemical Engineering) was born on February 28th, 1901. As one of OSU’s most noted alumni, Linus Pauling is the only person to have won two unshared Nobel Prizes and one of only two people awarded Nobel Prizes in different fields. His first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1954 in […]

Oregon State University’s Recycled Fashion Show

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Have you ever had dreams of becoming a designer in the fashion world? On Tuesday, February 5th, students in Oregon State’s School of Design and Human Environment turned their designing dreams into reality in a planet friendly way while participating in the Oregon State Fashion Organization’s Recycled Fashion Show entitled “Runway Rubbish.” This event gave […]

Recent Gifts & Achievements Announced Today at OSU’s State of the University Address

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Today, Oregon State University’s President Edward J. Ray gave the “State of the University” address to nearly 500 people at the Portland Hilton. Amongst many of the great accomplishments and goals of OSU, President Ray announced that The Campaign for OSU has crossed the $900 million mark toward the $1 billion goal! Below are a […]

Beaver Classic Cheese is Here!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

This fall, Oregon State University rolled out it’s first batch of Beaver Classic Cheese. It is described as: …an alpine-style specialty cheese, developed and produced by Oregon State University students using milk from the university’s dairy herd. It has a subtle, nutty flavor with creamy, buttery and caramelized notes. It made it’s debut at the […]

Why an Oregon State education is a smart investment

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Much has been made about the increasing cost of higher education recently, and some have even questioned the value of getting a college degree. At Oregon State, we point to some very tangible things that show not only the value of a college degree, but specifically earning it at Oregon State: VALUE: The Fiske Guide […]

OSU visiting high schools

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

  Are you a high school senior or junior wanting to learn more about Oregon State University?  If so, you may be in luck!  OSU Admissions Advisors will be traveling to schools providing valuable information about the application process, admission requirements, academic programs, advanced credit opportunities for AP or IB, scholarship and aid, student life, […]

Oregon State a Fiske ‘Best Buy’

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

We are happy to announce that Oregon State has been chosen as one of the Fiske Guide ‘Best Buy’ institutions! For 2013, Fiske Guide to Colleges has designated 41 such institutions—20 public and 21 private—as Best Buys. All of the Best Buy schools fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category, and most have four- […]

OSU offers sustainability degree

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Oregon State University, Oregon’s leading research university, is expanding the paths students can take for their degree(s). New this fall is a sustainability double-degree, one that can be added to ANY major at Oregon State. Some sample careers in sustainability: Carbon and greenhouse gas management Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities Sustainability […]

OSU Researchers Involved in Mars Landing

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

  On August 6th, the rover Curiosity landed in the Gale Crater on Mars. Jeff Barnes and Dan Tyler have been working for the past four years with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California on a computer model of the Martian atmosphere. They have been using the model to make adjustments to the spacecraft’s […]

OSU Names Two New Deans

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Oregon State University’s College of Forestry and College of Engineering have named new deans within the last few weeks. Sandra Woods returns to OSU from Colorado State, where there she was the dean of the College of Engineering since 2006. During her time on the OSU faculty (1984-2001), Woods was honored for her teaching and […]

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