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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 […]

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, […]

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