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Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American to be named the United States Poet Laureate, will be the featured speaker at Oregon State University’s 147th Commencement, Saturday, June 11 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis.

Lifelong friendships. A stress-free financial plan. A path that leads to a rewarding career. These are just a few of the ways Oregon State’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) propels students toward a successful future.

Many Portland-area student-athletes made their mark on Oregon State’s 2006 and 2007 national championship teams, and coaches continue to recruit strongly from Portland-area high schools.

Portland investment firm Rogue Venture Partners is launching a startup fund in partnership with Oregon State University to develop new applications for technologies and commercialize research breakthroughs.

Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State’s internationally renowned marine ecologist, received the 2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award for her work in ecology and environmental sustainability. To celebrate this prestigious award, Lubchenco will give a free public lecture — Scientists Making Waves and Bringing Hope — in Portland on April 26 at the Oregon Historical Society.

Paulina Nguyen, a fourth-year student in Oregon State’s Pharm.D./MBA dual-degree program, is no stranger to hard work. From graduating high school at age 16 to counseling patients and working two part-time jobs, Nguyen takes determination to the next level.

Congratulations to the women's and men's basketball teams — both going to the NCAA Tournament

Fill your heart with song and celebrate the life and work of music idol Frank Sinatra with the Oregon Symphony on Saturday, April 2. 

Record research funding. Breakthrough innovations. Fearless student leaders. These are just some of the accomplishments President Ed Ray shared during his State of the University address on Feb. 12 in Portland. Business and community leaders, faculty, alumni, students and friends of Oregon State all gathered together to hear about the milestones reached in 2015 and goals for 2016.

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