Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

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 […]

Coach Robinson picks Michigan State to win it all

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Just a quick video of a short interview Coach Robinson did on the CBS Early Show this morning. Coach Rob talked about the amazing resurgence of the OSU program this year and then got a chance to share his pick for tonight’s championship game. CR picked Michigan State which made the Blog staff writers very […]

Brian Williams Sends Apology, Still Waiting for Brokaw

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Hey everyone. I just got word that NBC Nightly News Anchor Brian Williams, who mistook OSU Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Robinson for the personal assistant to President Obama, Reggie Love, during the presidential inauguration on Tuesday, emailed an apology to the Oregonian and The Daily Barometer for the error. Here’s a copy of the email, […]

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 […]

Obama Selects Oregon State University Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

You might have read BV’s previous news posting on how President-elect Barack Obama selected Oregon State University Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco today to chair the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is big news. I’ve read many articles on Dr. Lubchenco – she’s a distinguished professor and one the world’s leading researchers in science. […]

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 […]

* Vote * Vote * Vote * Vote * Vote *

Friday, October 31st, 2008

(Photos from CNN.com) The Admissions Blog writers would like to encourage everyone to exercise their right to vote this November 4th. For Oregonians, it is too late to mail in your ballot and you MUST drop it off at an official drop site. Please take time to familiarize yourself with the issues that are on […]

Craig Robinson at the DNC Follow Up

Monday, August 25th, 2008

After I posted some photos of OSU Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, at the DNC, I caught a replay of his introduction on cable and he gave a shout-out to Beaver Nation! Be sure to take a look! It’s at mark 3:02. (There’s even a glimpse of vice-presidential candidate Joe […]

Oregon: Get Out and Vote!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

It’s Tuesday, May 20th, and Oregon is holding its primary elections. This is a friendly reminder to everyone to be sure to drop off your ballot by 8pm at an official ballot dropsite! It is too late to send it through the mail. For a few laughs, check out these Saturday Night Live clips on […]

Busy Month on the Campaign Trail

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

It has been an incredibly busy month in the State of Oregon and here in Corvallis with respect to the political campaigns. Both the Democrats have visited the Corvallis/Albany area within the last couple of weeks and John McCain was in Portland within that time frame as well. Here are some images and video from […]

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