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OSU in running to win endowment

Oregon State University is currently in fifth place in the “Win a $25,000 Endowment From TIAA-CREF” contest. The investment company is holding a contest for university students and staff to come up with ideas on how to raise the United States personal savings rate fro 4 percent to 10 percent in two years. Anyone over age 18 can enter to win a $50,000 grand prize, and the college with the most entries from students, faculty, and alumni will receive a $25,000 endowment from TIAA-CREF. The final due date for submissions is Sept. 20. To learn more go to

OSU campaign reaches $615 million

The Campaign for OSU reached $615.1 million as of Aug. 31, the OSU Foundation has announced.

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