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Aspiring urban farmers are turning their love of high-quality, local food into long-lasting careers with the help of Oregon State’s Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship Program (BUFA). Former student Kenel Pierre has returned to his hometown in Haiti to help residents learn to grow their own food.

Local educators, youth, communities and businesses are banding together to help Oregonians thrive through the Healthy Communities Outreach Project. Find out how OSU Extension and other volunteers in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties are helping Portland-area residents live healthier lives.

Tickets are still available for Oregon State’s annual State of the University address on Friday, Feb. 12, at the Oregon Convention Center. Hear President Ed Ray speak about our recent accomplishments, network with other proud Beavers and make new connections. You won’t want to miss it!

Oregon State University is collaborating with the forest products industry to develop production processes for cross-laminated timber that can be manufactured in Oregon. Framework, a planned 12-story high-rise in the Pearl District, will be one of the first buildings in the U.S. to use these strong, sustainable building materials.

Join Beaver Nation and President Ed Ray on Friday, Feb. 12 for our annual State of the University address. Learn about Oregon State’s accomplishments in education, research and outreach over the past year, along with our goals for making an impact in 2016.

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