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  • Pesticide Use Workshop
    Meeting
    Agriculture Production Conference Room
    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Ava Helen & Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace
    Austin Auditorium
    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortíz will be the 32nd annual lecturer in this series.

  • Teen Summit 2015
    Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:30am - 2:30pm

    An opportunity for Benton County youth to come together, access resources and learn more about important issues that affect their lives.

  • 509J District Student Art Show
    Reception
    Giustina Gallery
    Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Giustina Gallery will be hosting a non-juried art show featuring the work of Elementary, Middle, and High School students. All mediums are welcomed, including ceramic pieces.

    Giustina Gallery will provide each school that participates with a poster for their school.

  • Oregon Veterinary Conference
    Conference
    Entire Facility
    Varies.
    Fri, 03/06/2015 (All day) - Sun, 03/08/2015 (All day)

    The Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you to join us for the 14th annual Oregon Veterinary Conference on the Oregon State University campus. The OVC is a cooperative effort of the OVMA and OSU CVM with the goal of providing meaningful continuing education to veterinarians, practice managers, technicians, assistants, and staff. This year’s conference offers a variety of topics for the medical and practice management aspects of the companion, equine or large animal practice, as well as the opportunity for veterinarians to fulfill their APHIS accreditation renewal CE requirements. Download the conference registration packet here.

  • SCAVMA Reception 2015
    Giustina Gallery
    Sat, 03/07/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    The OSU SCAVMA will be holding its annual gathering to encourage interaction between veterinary students and veterinarians. The event is open to veterinarians attending the OVC, and also to CVM alumni and area practitioners. This complimentary come-as-you-are event with beer and wine tasting will be held in the Giustina Art Gallery of LaSells Stewart Center on Saturday evening. Veterinarians are encouraged to bring friends and family. Please join us for what is sure to be a fun event! Please disregard the $30 fee on the registration forms. There is no fee, but an RSVP with number attending is requested to plan for food and drink. If you had already paid the fee, we will be issuing refunds automatically, or contact us if you'd like us to use the fee as a donation to SCAVMA.

  • Northwest Financial Meeting
    Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Private Event.

  • Faculty Senate
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    The Faculty Senate is the governing body at Oregon State University, representing faculty in all academic and administrative units. It has legislative responsibility regarding academic policies, educational standards, curricula, academic regulations, faculty welfare, and makes recommendations to University administration.

  • First Year Experience Luncheon
    Agriculture Science Conference Room
    Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Private Event.

  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Luncheon
    Meeting
    Giustina Gallery
    MPI Member $30.00, Non-Member $37.00
    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

    Building, Managing, and Operating a Multi-Dimensional Event - Anne Hankins

    Anne will be delivering a talk that will provide the audience with an insider's view of the many aspects of the festival business. 

    Topics that she will be covering are:
    How it all began
    Buying talent in house
    Politics - mass gathering ordinances
    Infrastructure - Operations, volunteers, vendors
    Sponsorship platform - relationships, understanding partner needs
    Community participation and give backs
    Creating a winning footprint - consolidating production and artist routing 

    For 20 years, Anne Hankins worked in accounting in one position or another, from beginning accountant to controller of a multi-store division, and raised four children – three girls and a boy, now ages 17-23. Her favorite saying is “Living the dream,” the dream being not what you do in your life, but how you live it. Anne is definitely living the dream now as president of the three companies that own some of the largest country music festivals on the west coast: The Bi Mart Country Music Festival (now in its 8th year), the Cape Blanco Country Music Festival (now in its 2nd year), and launching in 2015, the Mountain Home Country Music Festival.

    Brought to you by OSU Conference Management Services with support from OSU CateringSpecial OccasionsHilton Garden InnHoliday Inn ExpressBob Williams Photographer, and Visit Corvallis

  • Southern Willamette Dental Society Infection Control Continuing Education
    Austin Auditorium
    Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:00am - 11:00am

    Continuing education training.

  • International Student Orientation
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:30am - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:30am

    Attendance at orientation is required of all students. Orientation activities include:

    • Taking tours of the OSU campus and downtown Corvallis
    • Registering for courses
    • Taking an English placement test
    • Getting your OSU ID card
    • Registering with the Health Center
    • Attending a welcome party where you can meet other students and make new friends

    You will receive a detailed Orientation schedule upon arrival on campus. The detailed schedule will provide locations and further information.

  • Spring Preview 2015 #2
    Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

    Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to Oregon State, our open house programs can accommodate your needs. We have several full-day programs during the year to provide you an in-depth look at Oregon State!

  • Spring Preview 2015 #3
    Mon, 03/30/2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

    Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to Oregon State, our open house programs can accommodate your needs. We have several full-day programs during the year to provide you an in-depth look at Oregon State!

  • Grape Day 2015
    Tue, 03/31/2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

    This one-day event features important findings from research conducted by members of the Oregon Wine Research Institute.

    On-site registration is to obtain your conference proceedings, name tag, and enjoy beverages before the beginning of the event.

  • Oregon Jamboree Mystery Concert
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    Watch for the mystery guest who will be performing at this benefit concert to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

    Watch for more details...

  • OSU Gerontology Conference
    Conference
    Agriculture Production Conference Room
    Costs vary. See registration page.
    Thu, 04/02/2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Aging: Raising the Bar
    This two-day conference, held at Oregon State University, will feature workshops by leading geriatric professionals presenting current information for health and human services occupations in a wide variety of disciplines.

    Keynote Speakers
    - Mike Studer, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Geriatric Section Clinician of the Year 2014, APTA Neurology Section Clinician of the Year 2011, President, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates Inc.
    - Elaine K. Sanchez, Author, healthcare speaker, and co-founder of CaregiverHelp.com
    - Elaine Ryan, Vice president, State Advocacy and Strategy Integration (SASI) in AARP's Government Affairs group

  • John Marzluff - Welcome to Subirdia
    Lecture
    Free
    Thu, 04/02/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    In his new book, Welcome to Subirdia, author and scientist John Marzluff presents a surprising discovery: the suburbs of many large cities support incredible biological diversity. Populations and communities of a great variety of birds, as well as other creatures, are adapting to the conditions of our increasingly developed world. In this fascinating and optimistic book, John Marzluff reveals how our own actions affect the birds and animals that live in our cities and towns, and he provides ten specific strategies everyone can use to make human environments friendlier for our natural neighbors.

    Marzluff’s talk will be the launch for the 2015 Campus Wild project.

    John Marzluff is a Professor of Wildlife Science at the University of Washington whose early research focused on the social behavior and ecology of jays and ravens. His  current research brings a behavioral approach to pressing conservation issues including conservation of endangered species, urban ecology, and the varied connections between crows and people. He is the author of the widely-praised In the Company of Crows and Ravens.

  • COE Faculty 101, Session 9
    Agriculture Science Conference Room
    Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

    Come and meet your fellow faculty members while we help guide you through your first months at OSU.

  • The French Connection - Corvallis Community Band
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:30pm

    Featuring Anthea Kreston on violin and the Willamette Apprentice Ballet.

  • Faculty Senate
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Thu, 04/09/2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    The Faculty Senate is the governing body at Oregon State University, representing faculty in all academic and administrative units. It has legislative responsibility regarding academic policies, educational standards, curricula, academic regulations, faculty welfare, and makes recommendations to University administration.

  • Spring Preview 2015 #4
    Entire Facility
    Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

    Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to Oregon State, our open house programs can accommodate your needs. We have several full-day programs during the year to provide you an in-depth look at Oregon State!

  • OSU Folk Club - At the Movies
    Agriculture Leaders Conference Room
    Fri, 04/10/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Private Event with Jon Lewis, Professor, School of Writing and Literature, OSU.

  • Escher Quartet - Chamber Music Corvallis
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:30pm
    Smetana: Quartet No. 2 in D minor
    Faure: Quartet in E minor, Op. 121
    Schubert: Quartet No. 15 in G, D. 887
    "The chamber music world is a cozy one, a circumstance that has drawbacks but also the undeniable advantage of allowing talented ensembles to make their way swiftly to the top. And the Escher quartet is excellent.” — Zachary Woolfe, New York Times 
  • Richard Besser - Discovery Lecture
    Austin Auditorium
    Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Lecture from Richard E. Besser, an American physician who is ABC News's Chief Health and Medical editor and formerly the acting director of the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

  • Intramural Sport Manager's Meeting
    Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

    Private event.

  • The Other Side 2015
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

    Talent Show for the Athletics Department.

  • Corvallis Youth Symphony - Spring Concert 2015
    Austin Auditorium
    General admission concert tickets are available from CYS or WVJHS musicians, at Gracewinds Music in Corvallis, and right here, via PayPal. Students (through college) are admitted free to all general-admission CYSA concerts when accompanied by a paying adult. Concert tickets are available at the door. Students (through college) are admitted free to CYSA concerts when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets at the door $12/Student Tickets $2
    Sun, 04/26/2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    The Corvallis Youth Symphony (CYS) was founded in 1982 by Charles Creighton to provide talented students with musical experiences to enhance and extend music education in the schools. Beginning that year with forty-four students from two local high schools, CYS has since grown to over seventy students from schools throughout the mid-Willamette Valley and the central coast.

  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Workshop
    Agriculture Science Conference Room
    Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:00am - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:00pm

    Traffic Safety Workshop. Registration is limited to the first 35 applicants.

  • Hasan Elahi - Visiting Artist Lecture
    Lecture
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Hasan M. Elahi (born 1972) is an interdisciplinary media artist with an emphasis on technology and media and their social implications. His research interests include issues of surveillance, sousveillance,[1] simulated time, transport systems, and borders and frontiers.

    He was born in Rangpur, Bangladesh and raised in New York City

  • Nature's Trust with Mary Wood
    Lecture
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    Lecture by Mary Wood, author of Nature's Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age.

    "Environmental law has failed us all. As ecosystems collapse across the globe and the climate crisis intensifies, environmental agencies worldwide use their authority to permit the very harm that they are supposed to prevent. Growing numbers of citizens now realize they must act before it is too late. This book exposes what is wrong with environmental law and offers transformational change based on the public trust doctrine."

  • Naval ROTC Spring Awards
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Fri, 05/01/2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

    Recognition ceremony.

  • University Honors College - Moms and Family Weekend Brunch and Talent Show
    Sat, 05/02/2015 - 9:00am - 11:30am

    All recognized OSU high achieving students are welcome to the Annual Moms and Family Weekend Brunch and Talent Show, which is sponsored by the University Honors College and the University Scholars Program.

  • MUPC Moms and Family Weekend Comedy Show
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    $34 - $38
    Sat, 05/02/2015 - 6:30pm

    Headlining Comedian: PAULA POUNDSTONE
    32 years ago Paula Poundstone climbed on a Greyhound bus and traveled across the country -- stopping in at open mic nights at comedy clubs as she went.  A high school drop-out, she went on to become one of the great humorists of our time. You can hear her through your laughter as a regular panelist on NPR’s popular rascal of a weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. 

    Online ticket sales link to come. For more information please contact Caitie Carcher or Mackenzie Hoy.

  • Jon Kimura Parker - Corvallis-OSU Piano International
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Sun, 05/03/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    1999 Officer of the Order of Canada 
    1984 Gold Medal, Leeds International Piano Competition

    "... fearless ..."San Diego Union-Tribune
    "... his Tchaikovsky was big-boned but elegant and a bit of a technical miracle, so clean and clear was his playing." The Classical Voice of North Carolina

  • OSU Youth Outreach Luncheon
    Agriculture Production Conference Room
    Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Private event.

  • Glass Act: OSU MUCC Glass Guild & His and Hers - RECEPTION
    Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Join us for a free and public reception that will celebrate these two exhibits! Light hors d'oeuvres and cash wine bar available.

    Glass Act: OSU MUCC Glass Guild
    This exhibition features works by the OSU Memorial Union Craft Center (MUCC) Glass Guild.The Guild includes people who create works of art using several techniques: fused or kiln-formed glass, torch or lampworked glass, glass casting and stained glass. This exhibition features primarily fused glass pieces as well as torchworked glass, cast glass, and mixed media incorporating glass elements.

    His and Hers - Recent works by Michael and Billie Moore Many new pieces along with previously unshown artwork by these well-known local artists. Michael and Billie Moore are partners in art and in life. They are local artists that enjoy an en plein air style of painting and sharing their works of art with the community.

  • FFA - CDE Days Award
    Austin Auditorium
    Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00am - 4:30pm

    Award ceremony and event for Future Farmers of America (FFA).

  • OSU Bands Concert - Spring 2015
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Tue, 05/05/2015 - 7:00pm
  • Natural History Discovery Day
    Agriculture Conference Rooms
    Free
    Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:00am - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 4:00pm

    Discovery Days is a outreach program sponsored by the Colleges of Science and Engineering. This highly popular event was developed to allow students to explore more of the world around them by engaging their minds in interactive exhibits. Students are able to participate in a number of hands-on activities including examining live specimens and making polymers. Discovery Days encourages students to develop their own questions and ideas regarding the sciences while creating a deeper interest to learn more. Because many displays are interactive and include live animal exhibits, we ask that children be supervised at all times, including during breaks to the restroom.

  • World Languages and Cultures Day 2015
    Thu, 05/07/2015 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

    World Languages and Cultures is committed to real-life applications of language acquisition and supports small classes with a focus on interactive learning. Our mission is to promote the diversity of world cultures and languages by providing innovative interdisciplinary learning opportunities.
    Developing language competence will strengthen the credentials of students planning careers in any of the following fields: international business, foreign affairs, non-government organizations, environmental science, public health, law enforcement, education, social services, among many others.

  • Jazz Kings - Why Don't You Do Right?
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    The Jazz Kings close their 19th season with a focus on those great female vocalists who shared the stage with jazz ensembles but never made it to the stardom or mega-stardom enjoyed by Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday. But in fact, these phenomenal vocalists were stars in their own wonderful ways, as this sparkling evening will evidence! A few nods to Ella, Billie, and Peggy, of course, before turning to exquisite sides by Anita O’Day, Julie London, Helen Ward, Marion Hutton, and Helen Forrest. Look for beauts as “Cry Me A River”, “Hold Tight”, “The Peanut Vendor”, “Goody, Goody”, “Is That All There Is”, “I Only Have Eyes For You”, and “Why Don’t You Do Right?”. 

  • Kim Komenich Lecture
    Lecture
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Sat, 05/09/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Kim Komenich, photographer, was awarded the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography for photographs of the Philippine Revolution he made while on assignment for the San Francisco Examiner.

  • Parenting Educators Conference
    Conference
    Entire Facility
    Mon, 05/11/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Oregon Parenting Education Week is May 11-15, 2015. As a part of the celebration, the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families and the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative will host the annual, one day Parenting Educators Conference for professionals who work with families. The conference will take place on Monday, May 11 from 9 AM – 5 PM at the LaSells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University. Additional details will be available soon, with registration for the conference opening on March 11, 2015.

  • Lonseth Lecture Series - Harold R. Parks
    Lecture
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Local Speaker, Harold R. Parks, has developed and implemented a computational technique for computing parametric area minimizing surfaces. He derived an existence and regularity theory for a class of constrained variational problems. Parks has discovered, and characterized, a type of minimal surface with surprising properties, defined in terms of the Jacobi elliptic functions.

    The Lonseth lecture series was established in 1985 to honor Arvid T. Lonseth, Professor Emeritus and former chair of the Mathematics Department at Oregon State University. Professor Lonseth was a superb and devoted scholar and teacher of mathematics. The lecture series is a continuing testimony to Arvid's strong interest and commitment to the mathematical education of students, especially undergraduate

  • 2015 OSAA State Band Championships
    Entire Facility
    Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:00am - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:00pm

    More info to come...

  • Music and Courage - Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra
    Performance
    Austin Auditorium
    Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Our program presents three works that address the theme of courage in the face of oppression. 

    Beethoven was inspired by the defiance of Count Egmont against Spanish oppression of the Netherlands (which for Beethoven was just like Napoleon’s imperialism).  Beethoven wrote the overture and other incidental music for a production of Goethe’s play Egmont. 

    Copland’s Lincoln Portrait uses texts from Abraham Lincoln writings and speeches.  Our narrator will be Dr. Marion Rossi, Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and a distinguished man of the theater.   

  • MECOP Spring Selection 2015
    Entire Facility
    Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:00am - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 5:00pm

    Students are selected into the program through two screening processes. First, they are screened academically after their sophomore year. This is primarily an effort to insure that students are academically qualified to take upper-division courses. A second screening takes place through an interview process during which all members of the Advisory Board interview the students applying for the program. The goal of this screening is to make every effort to insure that the students are qualified and ready for future internship placement.

  • Memorial Day Concert 2015
    Austin Auditorium
    Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    One of the WVCB’s favorite traditions begins with the May concert each year. Any donations received at this concert are used to grant band camp scholarships to local middle school and high school students. These scholarships are available to students in Linn, Benton, and Polk counties as well as the Jefferson school district.

  • Crop and Soil Science Awards Buffet 2015
    Reception
    Construction and Engineering Hall
    Agriculture Leaders Conference Room
    Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Annual awards. Private event.