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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 […]

OSU Wins New Research Grant

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

On Wednesday, June 13, at the SunShot Summit and Technology Forum in Denver, Oregon State University won an exciting $800,000 grant for concentrated solar energy research! The grant was awarded by the U.S. Energy Department and the money is part of the SunShot Initiative of President Obama and it’s goal is to promote renewable energy. In order […]

2012 OSU Commencement Recap

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

    Once again a big congratulations to the class of 2012!  This last Sunday marked OSU’s  143rd commencement  ceremony and we had the great opportunity to have Michelle Obama as the commencement speaker.   We started out the morning with beautiful sunshine and a light breeze.  Over 30,000 friends and family members filled the seats […]

OSU in Washington DC

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Summer Break is close by and many people are beginning to pack their summer vacation suitcases.  If you are going to be traveling to our Nations Capital this summer or live near the area, OSU will be participating in the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival June 27th-July 8th. This is a great opportunity to showcase some of […]

Engineering Expo 2012

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Engineering students at OSU had the opportunity to showcase a lot of the projects and research that goes on in our College of Engineering last Friday.  There were more than 100 student built programs and each specialization was proudly represented.  This event was open to the public and free.  Along with the showcase of projects, […]

OSU Awarded $1.2 Million for Nuclear Program

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Today the U.S. Department of Energy gave 143 monetary awards for a total of $47 million, including $1.2 million to Oregon State! This money comes from the federal government’s Nuclear Energy University Program. Here is the breakdown of what the funding will go to:   $871,119 for experiments to enhance he safety and efficiency of […]

The First Lady to Speak at Commencement

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

First Lady, Michelle Obama, will provide the commencement address at Oregon State’s 143rd annual ceremony on June 17th. OSU President Ed Ray invited Michelle Obama to give the address. In the invitation, he cited her work on behalf of youth health and the university’s commitment to fighting hunger and obesity. The first lady’s “Let’s Move!” […]

OSU Neuroscientist receives National Science Foundation Award

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Sarina Saturn who is a neuropsychologist and an assistant professor of psychology at Oregon State University has earned The Career Award, which is the most prestigious award from NSF for new faculty members.  Sarina is going to be creating a partnership between the Cross-Cultural Mentorship Program and the College Assistance Migrant Program at OSU to […]

O,S, Ewe! The Public is invited to observe spring lambing at OSU Sheep Center

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

If you are going to be in Corvallis this February the public has an opportunity to observe this year’s lambing season at the OSU Sheep Center.  There are currently 250 ewes expecting and the center is hoping to see about 400 lambs join the OSU family. The visits will begin on February 20th until March […]

Honors College deadline February 1

Monday, January 30th, 2012

The deadline for application to the University Honors College is February 1. The application process is in addition to the priority admissions deadline for the university. The criteria to apply to the UHC is as follows: Application Criteria First-year: 3.75 GPA or 1820 SAT (27 ACT) Transfer: minimum 3.25 college GPA (Transcript(s) to accompany UHC […]

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