Posts Tagged ‘oregon_state_university’

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 […]

Any summer plans? Come visit us!

Friday, July 6th, 2012

  I bet a lot of students are celebrating the ending of their school year by relaxing, working a summer job, hanging out with friends or just enjoying their free time.  Some students are looking back at the completion of their sophomore or junior year and might not even be thinking about the next big step; […]

I.AM.MUSIC. Rocked.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

I.AM.MUSIC. This past weekend the Memorial Union quad was home to two highly entertaining events under the title, I.AM.MUSIC.  These annual programs are anticipated by students during the school year and they were a huge success.   The Memorial Union Program Council (MUPC) organized the two day music festival on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June […]

Environmental Stewards by Practice

Friday, May 18th, 2012

OSU has been committed to be active stewards of the planet through sustainable practices for countless years.  One such practice happens right here in the Office of Admissions by printing materials in an environmentally responsible fashion.  For several years, the Office of Admissions has been printing materials on FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) approved methods with […]

Pride Week 2012: Dimensions of OSU

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The Rainbow Continuum is proud to present the 2012 Pride Week, Dimensions of OSU.  They have scheduled almost 30 events happening this week, Sunday May 6th through Friday May 11th.  Some of this week’s events include a kick off dinner and vigil, a BBQ, sessions, movie screenings and a student ran drag show.  You can […]

May 1st Deadline to Accept Financial Aid and Scholarship Packages

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

It is that time of year where hopefully students have received their financial aid packages and scholarship awards. The next step for students is to accept their financial aid and scholarships by the May 1st deadline. In regards to accepting these packages, there are separate processes to accept either financial aid packages or scholarship awards. […]

OSU Dean Appointed by President Obama to Lead National Ag Institute

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

  Last Friday, Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences was appointed director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture by President Barack Obama. Ramaswamy started at OSU in 2009 and has made many accomplishments during his short time here. Carl Casale, an OSU graduate and president of CHS Inc., a leading energy, grains […]

OSU Announces New 3+3 Degree

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Oregon State University announced last week its new three plus three degree program that will help cut students’ time in school. College students can earn undergraduate and law degrees in only six years, under a new ‘three plus three’ program announced Wednesday between Oregon State University and Willamette University College of Law. Under the program, […]

Student Bodies at Oregon State University

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Two sorority sisters and two frat brothers from Oregon State University are splitting up and going head-to-head in an all-out fitness challenge. The team that gets into the best shape in 6 weeks, scores a trip to one of the biggest parties of the year – mtvU Spring Break 2012 going down in Las Vegas! […]

OSU Grad Pettit Returns to Space!

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Last Wednesday, December 21st a spacecraft took off from Russia on its way to the International Space Station. Among the three astronauts inside of the shuttle was Oregon grown Don Pettit. Don was raised in Silverton, Oregon and received a Chemical Engineering degree from Oregon State University. This is not Don’s first time in space; he has been part […]

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