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The classic science fair has grown up and gone to grad school in Oregon State’s College of Engineering. At the 2016 Engineering Graduate Research Expo, to be held Tuesday, March 1 at the Portland Art Museum, you can see the latest ideas and innovations from the next generation of world-changing engineers.

Calling all foodies! Add some extra zing to an otherwise ordinary salad, appetizer or stir-fry dish with dulse salad dressing and marinade, created by Oregon State research chef Jason Ball. This culinary creation is now available at New Season Markets across Portland.

College of Business alumnus Trey Winthrop has worked his way up to serve as chief financial officer at Bob’s Red Mill in Milwaukie. In addition to focusing on the numbers and “corporate storytelling,” Winthrop has also found ways to give back to his alma mater.

It was a mammoth discovery — literally — at Reser Stadium last month when construction crews uncovered several bones from a 10,000-year-old wooly mammoth, sparking a worldwide media sensation.

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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