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Creating public health solutions | Feb. 9 & 16, March 9

In the Public Health Insider series, experts from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences weigh in on current and enduring public health needs.

Feb. 9 | A guide to navigating the return to travel

Feb. 16 | The Caregiving Conundrum: Complex Challenges and an Uncertain Future

March 9 | Public Health Insider: Refocusing the Picture of Health for Kids



Advocacy challenge - Help us beat the Ducks! | Feb. 1 - 28

Because of you, the Beavs won the inaugural Advocacy Challenge during the 2021 legislative session. This February, we need to defend our title! The Beaver Caucus and UO Advocates are partnering to see who can generate more messages to legislators during the month-long February session. You can email your legislator right now! It takes less than a minute when you visit The Beaver Caucus website. Not a current Oregon resident? No problem. Your voice still matters and can help advance OSU’s legislative objectives.



Susan J. McGregor Memorial Lecture on Women’s Leadership | Feb. 8

Georgia Lee Hussey, founder of Modernist Financial, explores how a company can thrive by challenging conventional business mindsets, centering inclusivity and embracing a “beginner’s mind” over traditional expertise. Join this College of Business webcast and honor the stories of women in leadership.



Visionary voting rights activist LaTosha Brown | Feb. 17

Last month, the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Address with LaTosha Brown was rescheduled as Brown traveled throughout the country to provide support for the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about her valuable activism in expanding voter access. Register for this free event, to be delivered in person and via livestream.



Batter up! Baseball tailgater in Surprise, AZ | Feb. 19

Beavers are ready to bring the heat as the baseball season commences against Gonzaga. Join alumni and fans in Arizona to get fired up with special guests, food and drinks.



More events:

Virtual Signing Day Celebration | Feb. 2
Join Coach Jonathan Smith, Athletic Director and Vice President Scott Barnes, student-athletes and others as we welcome a new group of student-athletes to Beaver Football at this annual event as part of National Signing Day.

The Great Resignation – Understanding the Post-pandemic Job Market | Feb. 3
A panel of leaders, recruiters, economists and entrepreneurs share their perspectives on the current and emerging job markets.

OSUAA Members: Columbia Sportswear Employee Store Pass | Feb. 18 - March 13
Get a jump on your winter favorites at 40% - 50% off regular retail price at Columbia Employee Stores. Log in to claim your pass. Not a member? Join today.

Farm 2 Fork: Tropical Fruit Aroma in White Wines | Feb. 18
Join the Food Science and Technology Department to explore how on-land seaweed farming can contribute to a future with more protein and a much lower carbon footprint.

OSU Design Network Industry Connect | Feb. 23
Join a casual virtual networking event and share insights with OSU seniors entering a multitude of design careers.

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Generation-defining photos

Oregon State journalism instructor and former National Geographic editor Chris Johns, ’74, received The Photo Society’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch his 2020 OSU Alumni Association Fellows presentation to learn about his successful career.



New leadership for OSU public health

Bringing a track record of 20-years advancing health and higher education initiatives, Dr. Brian Primack has been named as the new dean of OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.



Congrats to the 2022 legacy awardees

Learn about Beavers making meaningful changes within their communities. Congratulations to all of the individuals presented with OSU legacy awards during the 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.

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Perfect podcast pairings

When and where do you catch up on your podcasts? Oregon State podcasts go well with any activity, but these pairings are a surefire way to engage your mind and keep up with all things OSU.

What’s Next? Alumni Podcast » Career inspiration that’s perfect for the workday commute

Beaver Tracks » Go behind the scenes of OSU while you stroll across campus or your neighborhood

Got Work To Do » Explore diversity, equity and inclusion as you unwind and set your intentions for the next day

Engineering Out Loud » Learn about OSU research and innovation while your hands are busy with your latest craft or home improvement project

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Countless ways to connect

Watch this video to learn why Vamos OSU Chair Marcia Torres, ’01, uses the Beaver networking platform OSU Connections. Reaching community members is just the tip of the iceberg — log in to search for a job, hire from the OSU talent pool, chat with former classmates and more.

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Lead change in your network

A panel of alumni share stories of using their social influence to create change in their lives and communities.



The start of Reser’s new chapter

The Completing Reser Stadium project kicked off with a bang. Watch the implosion of the stadium’s west side, which brought down the 120-foot tall structure and made room for OSU’s planned first-class facility.

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Explore culture through the kitchen

During Black History Month in February, explore African food traditions originating in the American South. OSU Extension’s Food Hero offers recipes, coloring activities and word puzzles that explore tasty traditions using fresh ingredients that can be grown right here in Oregon and beyond.

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