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Placement rates for OSU students

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Some numbers from the recent 2010-11 Annual Campus Report that are certainly interesting: Performance of OSU students continued to be excellent in professional certification exams: Engineering—93 percent on Fundamentals of Engineering exam (national average 79 percent) Exercise Science—67 percent on national athletic training association exam (national average 52 percent) Nutrition—92 percent on American Dietetic Association […]

NOAA’s Marine Operations in Newport, OR

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

This Saturday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) dedicated their new Marine Operations Center-Pacific Facility in Newport, OR (also home to Oregon State’s Hatfield Marine Science Center). Heading that dedication was former OSU distinguished professor Jane Lubchenco, who is the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the first woman administrator for NOAA. Lubchenco was a […]

Global Formula Racing Team Wins Again!

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

OSU’s Global Formula Racing team finished their 2011 season in Europe, competing in Austria and Germany. The Formula SAE team is a student organization mainly comprised of students in the College of Engineering. After winning the FSAE Championship in Michigan, the team and their European collegiate partners, Duale Hochschule Baden Wurttemberg Ravensburg of Germany, competed […]

OSU Research Funding Maintains Momentum

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

With the state of the current economy, many research universities across the nation have experienced around a 15% or more decline in research funding. Oregon State University, on the other hand, has manages to be roughly the same as last year with external funding at $261.7 million, down $13.4 million or 4.9% from last year. […]

The Orange Tour!!

Monday, June 27th, 2011

  From June 22nd – 30th, three OSU representatives will tour the state, visiting all 36 counties, as part of the 100 year celebration of OSU’s Extension Services. The tour will be “stopping in at Extension County offices, local businesses, farms, and community hubs to award businesses and individuals with Community Impact Awards. OSU Extension […]

OSU Ranked 4th in the Nation for Ecology Focus

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Recently Oregon State University was ranked fourth in the nation for the number of papers published in professional journals that were focused on ecology or the environment. An analysis done by Thomas Reuters found only three other Universities that exceeded Oregon State University. Here is some additional information from the Gazette Times on this achievement that all Beaver Believers should […]

2010 Top 10

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Nod to Kegan over at Powered by Orange Year in review (I’m a bit behind). Great context for this upcoming class nonetheless. -bv

New Author Joins the Admissions Blog: Kaleena Tuffo

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

  Hello! My name is Kaleena Tuffo.  I graduated from Oregon State University in 2009 with a major in Sociology and a minor in Natural Resources.  I have recently joined the OSU Admissions staff as an Admissions Advisor.  I travel to various areas such as; the Oregon Coast, Arizona and Eastern Washington to talk to […]

OSU oceanographer/marine biologist awarded ‘Genius’ fellowship

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

From OSU News: Kelly Benoit-Bird, a pioneering young oceanographer from Oregon State University, has been selected as one of 23 recipients nationwide of prestigious 2010 MacArthur Fellowships. Popularly called “Genius Awards,” the fellowships include a $500,000 stipend to further the recipient’s scholarship. They are presented annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. […]

IB World Conference UPDATE: Students Bike 1600 Miles to Get to OSU

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

I came across this news story and thought that it was very exciting! As faithful blog readers know, OSU is hosting the International Baccalaureate World Student Conference next week! We learned that six participants of the IB World Conference are planning to bike to get to campus and will be joined by the OSU Cycling […]

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