18,000 OSU Extension-trained volunteers are ready to help.
Lynda Ciuffetti of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology in the College of Agricultural Science received the OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award for 2010.
“Out of the blue – $500,000 – no strings,” is how the award is given.
Researchers at OSU earned more than $275 million in scientific contracts and grants in 2009-10.
An OSU wood products lab has produced a new pressure-sensitive adhesive that may revolutionize the tape industry.
Richard Nafshun, ’97, helps OSU make sure students’ college years transform rather than discourage them.
An endowment from a retired Springfield hazelnut grower — who is an accomplished amateur butterfly collector — has allowed OSU to hire an internationally known entomologist to direct its 2.7-million-specimen Oregon State Arthropod Collection.
For the past decade, Oregon State University has boasted an oceanography program ranked among the top five in the nation, and its broad spectrum of marine and coastal science research has an international reputation that few institutions can match.
An accidental discovery in a laboratory at Oregon State University has apparently solved a quest that over thousands of years has absorbed the energies of ancient Egyptians, the Han dynasty in China, Mayan cultures and more – the creation of a near-perfect blue pigment.
When Todd and Cindy Woodley decided to establish a fund to support faculty excellence in the College of Engineering, they knew their gift would help OSU retain one of its most promising professors. They didn’t know which professor, but they knew the importance of keeping good faculty.
Long-time sweethearts, these alumni made a musical gift that will last forever.
Everything about the 2025 vision is bold, and while I cannot speak for all alumni, I suspect the majority of you will be excited by the direction being proposed for OSU, because the end result will be an increase in the value of your OSU degree over time.
A gain of nearly 40 percent with two years to go. That’s the impact of The Campaign for OSU to date as measured by the increase in the university’s endowed faculty positions. Each new endowment – which generates income to support the faculty position – helps OSU recruit and retain top academic talent.