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Monday, October 20, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Molecules for Healing

OSU's Global Impact - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:51pm

Biomedical researcher Hong Moulton of Oregon State University designs molecules that my someday help patients recover from infectious diseases and chronic illnesses.

 

PHILOMATH, Oregon Custom-designed molecules for treating human disease are being manufactured in an unlikely place: the tiny, forest-products town of Philomath. Inside a low-slung industrial building nestled among grasses and alders on the slopes of Oregon’s Coast Range, a small biotech firm called Gene Tools LLC is tailoring molecules that may someday help patients recover from infections like flu or chronic conditions like muscular dystrophy.

Invented by former Oregon State University biochemist Jim Summerton and his colleague Dwight Weller, these specialized, synthetic molecules are commonly called “Morpholinos,” short for the technological tongue twister, “Morpholino antisense oligomers.” These microscopic molecules with the mega-moniker bind to sequences of RNA, a major component of all living cells. Summerton and his team tailor them to block generations of harmful proteins. On the flipside, the Morpholinos can spur production of beneficial proteins by correcting genetic errors.

“Morpholinos have revolutionary potential for treatment of a broad range of human diseases, including viral, bacterial, age-related and genetic diseases,” says Hong Moulton, a biomedical scientist at OSU who studies these manufactured molecules. “But they suffer from poor delivery across the cell membrane into cells. My long-term research interest has been in inventing and improving delivery of Morpholinos.”

The problem is size. Morpholinos may be microscopic, but as molecules go, they’re quite large. To do their job, they must easily enter human cells, a difficult maneuver for the plus-sized molecules. While working for Morpholino inventor Summerton at his first startup, AVI Biopharma, Moulton invented a technology to improve delivery of Morpholinos to the cells of mice either with muscular dystrophy or infected with various viruses. Mice treated with the technology, which uses cell-penetrating peptides, got better and survived longer.

But when the company moved its research operation to Seattle. Moulton chose to stay in Oregon, continuing her work in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Her work spans the campus, from chemical and cell biology in the Vet Med labs to fish biology studies at OSU’s Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory across the Willamette River.

Red Fish, Blue Fish

One of Moulton’s allies in moving Morpholinos closer to the marketplace is a tiny fish with a talent for switching color. Specially engineered for her at the Mayo Clinic, the genetically altered zebrafish has genes coded for two fluorescent proteins: one blue, the other red. She designed a Morpholino that lets her manipulate the fishes’ colors to test her theories of improved delivery.

“If I am able to deliver the Morpholinos into the nucleus of the cells, every cell in that fish will turn off the blue gene and turn on the red gene,” she explains. “The fish will turn from blue to red when viewed under a fluorescent microscope. That allows me to assess how much material is getting to the cells.”

Too, she can see where the Morpholinos are most effective. “Is it going to the brain? Is it going to the muscles? I can look at distribution of these molecules.”

Fighting the Flu

Moulton’s lab is also investigating the Morpholino’s effect on the flu virus. As a co-investigator on a multi-million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health, she is collaborating with several teams across the United States to identify the human genes that interact with influenza. By the end of the five-year project, she expects to have Morpholinos that will effectively inhibit infection by the virus.

Next step? “We want to develop this into a therapeutic product that goes to drug development,” Moulton says.

–Story by Lyn Smith-Gloria, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine

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The Seabird Connection Photo Gallery

OSU's Global Impact - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:49pm

Click on the first photo to view the gallery as a slideshow.

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The Seabird Connection

OSU's Global Impact - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:47pm

From the Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Oregon State University researchers study behavior and predation on a colony of nesting common murres. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)

 

NEWPORT, Oregon – Most of us glimpse saltwater fishes only as grilled fillets on a dinner plate or as HD images on a TV screen. Even the fishermen who catch our salmon steaks and cod cakes rarely see a live fish that isn’t thrashing on a line or flopping in a net.

So how do we keep tabs on the hidden, finned denizens of the Pacific? How can we gauge their health and their habitat? How can Oregonians tell, for instance, whether new state laws banning fishing at five Oregon “marine reserves” will make a difference for depleted stocks by protecting juvenile fish, BOFFFFs (“big, old, fat, fecund female fish”) and other organisms that together form an intact marine ecosystem?

One way to tell, says ornithologist Rob Suryan of Oregon State University, is to study birds. At first blush, observing birds to find out about fish seems like a disconnect. But as Suryan explains, avian species (visible from the shore) can serve as stand-ins — scientific surrogates, in a sense — for their ichthyo-brethren swimming, unseen, beneath the sea.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Fish

Fish-eating seabirds like the common murre, Brandt’s cormorant and Caspian tern — which nest in the rocky intertidal zones along the coast — can give scientists clues to the status of native finfish by how they behave. Abundant birds raising robust chicks indicate, among other things, ample stocks of the prey species marine biologists call “forage” fish (sardines, sculpins, smelt, sand lance). If prey fish crash or migrate to new waters, for instance, their feathered predators may fail to thrive, thus becoming harbingers of a changing marine ecosystem. In the bigger picture, these kinds of bird-fish patterns may hint at shifting conditions ocean-wide.

“We refer to birds as ‘ecological equivalents’ of fish,” says Suryan, director of OSU’s Seabird Oceanography Lab at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. “That’s because seabirds eat very similar prey items as commercially important fish like Chinook salmon or tuna or halibut.” A slump in sardines, for example, can mean trouble for nesting murres struggling to feed their young and, at the same time, signal scarcity for spring Chinook trying to put on fat for migrating upstream to spawn.

Citizen Scientists Step Up

If you happened to drive down the Oregon coast this past summer, you might well have seen science in action. An eclectic team of volunteers, huddled in pairs over spotting scopes, field notebooks and coffee thermoses, spent much of the summer observing the seabirds at the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and Marine Protected Area, which includes Sea Lion Caves and Heceta Head. Through chilling mists and whipping winds, they watched hour after hour, week after week, keeping detailed records as colonies of pelagic cormorants and common murres played out their biological cycle of pair-mating, egg-laying, fish-catching, chick-feeding and, if all went well, fledging a new generation of the sleek black diving birds so familiar to beachgoers. The birders were on the lookout, too, for bald eagles, brown pelicans and other predators threatening the nests.

Suryan’s lab provided scientific guidance to the team — birders from Portland Audubon, ecologists from the Nature Conservancy, Sea Lion Caves manager Gerald “Boomer” Wright and his volunteer crew at the famous tourist destination, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation — as they studied the cormorants and told the their story to curious tourists.

The dramatic headland at Cape Perpetua, known for its ancient stands of giant spruce and its madly churning sea spouts, is the first of Oregon’s five marine reserves to designate an official Bird Protected Area within its study site. OSU and the Oregon Coast Aquarium are under contract with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) to conduct scientific monitoring of the marine organisms — such as rockfish, giant kelp and purple urchins — that inhabit the reserves. A cadre of scientific divers, trained at OSU, is already gathering data in the rocky reef.

As Oregon’s first reserve to be fully implemented, Cape Perpetua is getting a jumpstart in the critical data collection, designed to test the conservation power of the marine reserve concept. But ODFW, which is tasked with monitoring the impact of the 2011 legislation that created the no-fishing and limited-fishing areas, is putting the lion’s share of monitoring funds toward counting and measuring underwater dwellers. There was no state money for seabird studies.

So the citizen scientists stepped up. “These studies complement and expand on ODFW’s efforts to characterize benthic and fish communities,” says Joe Liebezeit of Portland Audubon, which designed the field protocol used at Cape Perpetua. “They also complement our ongoing citizen science project with OSU, studying endangered marbled murrelets in the old-growth forests adjacent to Cape Perpetua.”

Find out more about Oregon State University’s research on seabirds, as well as spotted owls, meadowlarks and other Northwest species, in the upcoming cover story, “Avian Nations,” in Terra magazine.

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Seeking the Headwaters of Peace

OSU's Global Impact - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:44pm

A Gumuz woman at market day in the Blue Nile region of Ethiopia. (Photos courtesy of Jennifer Veilleux)

BLUE NILE, Ethiopia – Can a massive dam on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River become a “platform for peace” in the parched lands of Africa? Or will it instead spark new conflicts among neighboring nations? And what happens to the people whose homes will be submerged when the reservoir fills?

These are the kinds of questions Oregon State University Ph.D. student Jennifer Veilleux dug into during a five-month study along the African river where the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is under construction. Working with OSU Professor Aaron Wolf, an international expert on water conflict resolution, she was investigating the human dimensions of the dam’s development and, more broadly, the complex intertwining among peoples and waters the world over.

“Water is needed and shared by every sector of human society and by dependent ecosystems,” says Veilleux, who finished her Ph.D. in geology in June. “Water shapes the physical and human landscape. I want to find out how this resource can be cooperatively shared by different communities.”

To tease out the dynamics of water sharing among countries and cultures, the researcher interviewed both urban and rural Ethiopians, spending time particularly with the Gumuz people, a little-studied subsistence culture found mainly along the Blue Nile in Ethiopia and Sudan. Most of the 20,000 local people who will be displaced by the dam project are Gumuz, artisanal gold miners who trade with nearby communities. From the river they draw not only material sustenance, but also their very identity as a people.

So Veilleux was surprised at the flexibility, resolve and general acceptance voiced by the people she interviewed — a finding that runs counter to prevailing predictions of worldwide water wars as Planet Earth heats up and human populations mount. “I think the people had a very keen sense of being river people, meaning they are very adamant about staying near the water because it’s their everything, their life,” she says. “But I was surprised at how flexible they were about moving.”

Averting Water Wars

Two years ago, the online newspaper Aljazeera ran a stark headline: Almost half of humanity will face water scarcity by 2030. Similar stories have splashed across the front pages of major newspapers for nearly 20 years, with many predicting global water wars.

As a powerful new force in the ancient, life-sustaining relationship between people and water, the African dam presents huge opportunities as well as grave challenges for Ethiopia. On one hand, it will provide reliable power. “Only about 40 percent of Ethiopia has electricity,” notes Veilleux, who manages the “transboundary freshwater dispute” database at OSU. “When complete, the massive, 6,000-megawatt dam will be the largest hydroelectric power plant in Africa, expanding electricity coverage in Ethiopia and neighboring countries.”

It’s also a source of pride for Ethiopians, who are eager to shed the perception of being a famine-prone country in need of international aid, rather than an African leader with a middle-class economy, says Veilleux. “Dams are really big power symbols, not just for their capacity to harness energy, but as symbols of modernity and identity,” she says.

Cultural Risks

But while the Ethiopian government has a comprehensive resettlement program for the Gumuz, Veilleux’s research raises many important, and as-yet unanswered, questions: What will replace gold as a new source of cash economy? How will farming change without seasonal flooding? Will malaria rates increase with a stagnant reservoir? How will the dam change native fish stocks and the equipment needed to catch them? How will the Gumuz stay connected to other villages when the now-navigable river becomes an expansive lake? Will moving to an urban area lead to increased social problems related to modern life, such as a loss of cultural identity?

“If the dam project is done correctly, the Ethiopian government can greatly improve some of the challenges that the Gumuz communities face from malnutrition, disease or lack of access to secondary or higher education,” the researcher says. “Resource sharing will also improve the lives of Ethiopians who benefit from expanded electricity.”

But the cultural costs should not be ignored, she cautions. People’s ancient connection to the river has led to deep understandings about natural resources in the region — understandings that social scientists call “traditional ecological knowledge” or TEK— that can and should be tapped for the benefit of all.

“More attention needs to be spent on identifying the strengths as well as the vulnerabilities of local communities, to buffer possible threats to these areas, and to make sure that the benefits outweigh the costs.”

Find out more about Professor Aaron Wolf’s international conflict resolution work here http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/profile/wolf/.

–Story by Abby Metzger, OSU College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

 

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“You’re Invited…”

OSU's Global Impact - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:38pm

Ron Adams in Kearney Hall, OSU College of Engineering.

…to join us in the lab, in the field and in the incubators of innovation where Oregon State University researchers are doing the business of discovery. Every day, our scientists, scholars and engineers conduct experiments, study natural systems and drive economic development toward a sustainable planet, a thriving population and a prosperous future for all Oregonians. But the story doesn’t stop at the borders of our own state. OSU research spans the globe in pursuit of solutions to unprecedented stressors on ecosystems, social systems and economies worldwide.

In this inaugural issue of the Terra newsletter, we’ll introduce you to Oregon State’s scientific monitoring of the network of marine reserves along the Oregon coast. We’ll describe OSU’s research into water conflict management in the Blue Nile region of Africa. We’ll give you a glimpse inside a Philomath genetics firm that’s collaborating with OSU to create custom-designed molecules for healing. And you’ll meet a recent graduate of the University Honors College whose research challenged certain assumptions of OSU alumnus and Nobel laureate Linus Pauling.

Several times a year, we’ll share a whole new lineup of stories about the research enterprise at Oregon State University. Welcome! And watch this space.

Ron Adams, Interim Vice President for Research

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#beBEAVERBOLD Fun Fair

Upcoming Events - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:29pm
Friday, September 26, 2014 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Come to the #beBEAVERBOLD FunFair and Get Naked (Juice) in the Quad!
(Note: Clothes are required.)

SCHEDULE:

3:30pm: Floats and Class Picture
-FREE Naked Juice Floats: Your choice of Naked Juice and Ice Cream!
-A Class of 2014-15 Class Picture will be taken during the event. All participants must wear #beBEAVERBOLD Shirts, which will be given away for FREE during the New Student Scholar Symposium on Sept. 25 at 9:30am.

4:00pm Student Poetry Slam 
- Student Performers

4:10pm FunFair Interactive Activities 
- Benny Selfie Winners Announced & Prizes awarded

5pm Poetry Slam featuring Jaoquin Zihuatanejo
- Jaoquin Zihuatanejo is an award-winning American Slam poet and teacher. In 2004 he competed in the National Poetry Slam as a part of the Dallas Poetry Slam team, which placed 3rd. He also appeared on HBO's Def Poetry in 2005. Joaquin has also performed for NASPA and the OSU community.

MUvie

Upcoming Events - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 4:29pm
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Connect Week event in which the movie Captain America Winter Soldier will be shown in the MU Ballroom. Free concesions will be given, as well as #beBEAVERBOLD swag items and it will be the  kickoff for the Benny Selfie Contest. 

Veterans for Peace

OSU's Global Impact - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:01am

Leah Bolger, a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, believes that all wars should be abolished.

“War is immoral, it’s illegal, it’s ineffective, and it costs too much.” Bolger says.

As a leader of Veterans for Peace, Bolger is working to promote the efforts of World Beyond War — a global network of organizations committed to ending all wars. Through education, lobbying, and nonviolent direct action, World Beyond War aims to raise the public awareness of the facts and myths of war, and to grow the opposition to war.

Event though it’s a worldwide movement, World Beyond War recognizes that the U.S. plays a disproportionate role. On its website, the organization says, “The United States builds, sells, buys, stockpiles, and uses the most weapons, engages in the most conflicts, stations the most troops in the most countries, and carries out the most deadly and destructive wars. By these and other measures, the U.S. government is the world’s leading war-maker, and — in the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. — the greatest purveyor of violence in the world.”

Maintaining such a large and powerful military comes not only with an enormous price tag ($618 billion in 2013), but a hefty carbon footprint as well.

“The United States military is the biggest consumer of fossil fuels of any other entity on Earth,” Bolger says.

With some military vehicles averaging less than one mpg in fuel economy, the Department of Defense uses approximately 300,000 barrels of oil per day.  This link between military operations and climate change adds new weight to discussions on the global impacts of war.

Dependence on fossil fuels is both a cause and an effect of war. “Not only are we responsible for the consumption of all this fuel which is leading to climate change, we actually invade other countries and fight and kill their citizens for geographic positioning so we can control the fuel,” Bolger adds. “It’s no coincidence that the recent wars in the Middle East have been in countries that are either neighboring oil rich countries or contain oil themselves.”

World Beyond War welcomes signatures on it Pledge to End War.

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In February 2014, the First Alternative Co-op participated in Transformation Without Apocalypse at Oregon State University.

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Water Action Team

OSU's Global Impact - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:59am

Oregon may have a reputation for an abundance of rain, but even in the lush Willamette Valley, water shortages are a growing concern. Sustainable water management is essential for maintaining productive agriculture, flood control and healthy stream habitats for fish.  That’s why the Water Action Team —a volunteer group of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is committed to reducing local tap water use as well as wastewater and stormwater.

What’s their strategy? The team is embracing a multi-pronged approach that includes both infrastructure and behavior. Actions such as de-paving parking lots, defrosting meat overnight (instead of in running water), and installing rainwater catchment systems are all part of their plan for a 50 percent reduction of the water flow through Corvallis’s municipal water systems (based on 2008 annual levels) by the year 2050.

“People don’t think there’s a water problem here,” said Dave Eckert, the Water Action Team leader. But according to the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, Oregon’s water resources are already seeing significant changes. Winter flooding is likely to result from more precipitation falling as rain instead of snow. In the summer, water shortages may become more frequent. Across the western U.S., the reality of a water crisis is even more severe, as many states confront wildfires and drought.

“[At the workshop] I asked a raise of hands of who had moved from Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico — all the dry states, and a bunch of hands sheepishly moved up,” Eckert said.

Even though Oregon faces water shortages too, Eckert thinks more “climate refugees” will be moving to this area as drought worsens in the Southwest.  This trend reinforces the importance of sustainably managing our current water resources in order to brace the region for a growing population.

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In February 2014, the First Alternative Co-op participated in Transformation Without Apocalypse at Oregon State University.

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Divestment Gathers Support

OSU's Global Impact - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:56am

A year ago, Oregon State University student Jessie Pettibone had never heard of divestment. But last April, a social-media post drew him into to a national movement started by the climate action nonprofit 350.org to divest funds from the fossil fuel industry. Part of the goal was to reinvest in sustainable practices. As president of the group, OSU Divest, Pettibone and almost 20 faculty and student members worked to pass a divestment resolution in the OSU Faculty Senate and one branch of the Associated Students of OSU government.

Currently six percent of the OSU Foundation’s total endowment is in the fossil fuel industry, but OSU Divest hopes to see that portion reinvested elsewhere. OSU Divest member Lexa McCallister sees divestment as a way to change our priorities, despite fossil fuels still comprising the bulk of the energy market due to their refined processes.

“We’re shifting gears and making fossil fuels less economically advantageous,” McCallister says.

This movement is anything but isolated. Campuses, cities and organizations across the country are pushing for divestment, and 10 colleges have already made the switch. With OSU President Ed Ray’s signature on a university agreement to be carbon neutral by 2025, supporting divestment is a step towards adapting to a changing planet.

“This affects everything,” Pettibone says. “We can turn off lights and recycle all we want, but there are bigger problems. Our core group is not that big — no more than 20 people — but we have made this big impact.”

While the OSU Foundation has yet to take an official stance, it has been receptive to the idea and is open to discussing it further. For now, the group will continue to press onwards through petitions and meetings as it demonstrates the impact that a small group of individuals can have on a global issue.

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In February 2014, the First Alternative Co-op participated in Transformation Without Apocalypse at Oregon State University.

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Climate Change for Introverts

OSU's Global Impact - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:53am

Jana Svoboda

If environmental catastrophe has you down, call Jana Svoboda. This Corvallis therapist assists people with an array of mental health issues, including sexuality, end-of-life care and even anxieties over a deteriorating environment. Several times a month, she says, patients talk with her about their climate change worries.

Svoboda admits that even she gets anxious about the state of the world at times. “We’re paralyzed and hopeless. We have to find reasons to be joyful in this moment in order to move forward.”

By working on interpersonal communication skills, individuals can become more skilled at working collectively towards a larger goal. Svoboda acknowledges that the current state of the world can cause distress, and she argues that the solution lies in our ability to find common ground with one another.

“We really are all connected, and if one of us is in trouble, we really do all have to pitch in. We have to have some idea of hope and that [our actions] will make some kind of difference. It will not change things if I change one light bulb, but with enough conversations things will change.”

Svoboda’s response to living on an altered planet might seem simple. She sums it up in one word: listen.

“We spend a lot of time preparing our replies but not listening. The solution for that is to practice compassionate curiosity to make [other people] less of an ‘other.’ We look for the other like, ‘Oh you’re a liberal or a gun nut etc.’ But beyond each of those is a person.”

With an issue as divisive as climate change, finding common ground with these “others” could change the entire tone of the discourse. Through small changes in our daily routine, the huge issue of climate change can become more manageable. By sharing smiles and tips of her own, Jana aims to replace anxiety with happiness through effective communication.

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In February 2014, the First Alternative Co-op participated in Transformation Without Apocalypse at Oregon State University.

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International Playgroup

Upcoming Events - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:28pm
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
International Playgroup
Tuesdays starting September 2nd
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center
Everyone welcome!

Conversation Circle

Upcoming Events - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:28pm
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Conversation Circle
Waiting for a conversation partner match-up? Looking to practice English in a group setting? Join us for English conversation!
Tuesdays 11:00 – 12:00
Free, open to everyone and no registration required.

Mongolian Cooking Class

Upcoming Events - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:21pm
Saturday, September 20, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mongolian Cooking Class
Learn how to cook traditional dishes from Mongolia. Tsevlee, who is from Mongolia, will be teaching the class.


Saturday September 20th
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center
Please sign up by sending an e-mail to the center (cmlc@peak.org) or by calling us at 541-754-7225.
$5 donation for ingredients (additional donations for the center are appreciated!)

International Potluck Lunch

Upcoming Events - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:21pm
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

International Potluck Lunch
Join us for an international potluck lunch! Bring a dish to share and meet people from around the world. If you are working, join us for a quick lunch break!
Every third Wednesday of the month starting in September
11:30-1:30


Hosted by the Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center

128 SW Ninth St

Corvallis

www.cmlcenter.org

541-754-7225

Everyone welcome!

 

International Playgroup

Upcoming Events - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:24pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
International Playgroup
Tuesdays starting September 2nd
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center
Everyone welcome!

Conversation Circle

Upcoming Events - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:24pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Conversation Circle
Waiting for a conversation partner match-up? Looking to practice English in a group setting? Join us for English conversation!
Tuesdays 11:00 – 12:00
Free, open to everyone and no registration required.

International Graduate Student Orientation

Upcoming Events - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:24pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is a mandatory orientation event for all international graduate students beginning Fall 2014.  Please visit the ISAS website for more information at http://oregonstate.edu/international/atosu/students/new/orientation.

 

IE3 Global Internship Scholarship Application Due

Upcoming Events - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:24pm
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 PM
IE3 Global Internship Scholarship application is due on September 15. Applicants must have successfully completed the IE3 main application to be eligible for this scholarship. For more information, visit: http://ie3global.ous.edu/about/scholarships/