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Momentum builds for Oregon State’s new research center

After Oregon lawmakers approved $72 million in capital bonds for OSU’s Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex, groundbreaking for the new team-based research center is scheduled to begin in December. Thank you to the legislators and Beaver Caucus advocates who helped ensure this victory! Aligned with a $50 million lead gift from College of Engineering alumni Jen-Hsun Huang, ’84, and Lori Huang, ’85, the funding will accelerate OSU’s research to solve challenges of vital importance to the world.

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Tee off with Treasure Valley Beavs | Aug. 11

Head out onto the course with Beaver Nation for the 14th Annual Treasure Valley Golf Tournament. Not a golfer? Join for lunch! The afternoon packs a tasty buffet and a fun program with special guests, including Women’s Golf Head Coach Dawn Shockley, Men’s Golf Head Coach Jon Reehoorn and PNGA Hall of Fame Inductee Scott Masingill, ’73.



Get ready for Tailgate Town | Sept. 9 – Nov. 24

The 2023 football season is almost here, and Beavs everywhere are ready to cheer on our Las Vegas Bowl champs! Whether playing at home or away, the OSU Alumni Association has your pregame fun covered. Join OSUAA Tailgate Town, brought to you by OCCU and Holland America Line.



Feeling lucky, Beavs? | Now – Aug. 1

It’s almost time for six lucky winners to be randomly selected in the All-Star Tailgate Sweepstakes. Don’t miss your chance to be among the lucky fans! Enter to win a VIP prize package for one football game at Reser Stadium this fall: two club-level game tickets, one parking space at Reser and two meals in the VIP area in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center.



More events:

Homecoming | Oct. 13 – 14
Celebrate OSU and the fun traditions and experiences that connect Beavers to each other. This special Homecoming Weekend coincides with an annular solar eclipse — and Corvallis is right in the best path for viewing!

Solar Filter Workshop | July 22
Faculty members and a notable astrophotographer will teach you how to make a solar filter and safely photograph the sun in preparation for the Homecoming Weekend eclipse. More dates available through October.

Food Science and Technology Homecoming Alumni Barbecue | Oct. 14
Gather with alumni and friends before the homecoming game to mingle, reminisce and thank Food Science and Technology advisor Dan Smith for his 30 years of service to the OSU community.

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Your scrumptious summer plate: OSU edition

Get the dish on how OSU influences your go-to summer snacks. While you assemble your favorite cheese board or fruit platter, discover the true history of a dramatic dairy battle in a Beaver-authored book (Page 19), take an expert’s advice on picking the perfect pear (Page 22) and top it off with the facts about craft beer brewed from OSU-bred Cascade hops (Page 64).



Want another bite?

» Watch | How OSU helped cultivate the famously delicious Oregon strawberry
» Read | OSU pollinator research helps vineyards grow bee-friendly wine grapes
» Listen | Olea, an OSU project, advises farmers on growing olives in Oregon

Corvallis club

New perk for OSUAA life members

OSU Alumni Association life members: when you sign up at the Corvallis Club, show your OSUAA member card and you’ll save up to $2,500! You don’t have to love golf or live in Corvallis to enjoy a Corvallis Club membership. With non-resident and social membership-only options, you can grab a bite to eat, host a family gathering, hit the fitness center or simply relax at your home away from home.



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» An astrophysics collaboration led by OSU found a “chorus” of gravitational waves are permeating the universe at low frequencies, resulting in a milestone announcement of a deeper understanding of the creation of the universe.

» College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Professor Aaron Wolf is the 2023 recipient of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership award, which recognizes individuals who advance international education at public universities.

» Researchers in the College of Science, including Kyriakos Stylianou who holds the endowed position of Terence Bradshaw Chemistry Professor, have demonstrated the potential of an inexpensive material that can better capture carbon from industrial emissions.

Cedar the dog


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The best pup for the job

Cedar is like most other dogs. He loves to crunch on healthy treats, like apples, carrots and ice cubes. But he also has a superpower and an important job — he’s aware of people’s feelings and is always ready to jump in and provide comfort for OSU students, community members and his public safety colleagues.

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