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Meet 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning Composer Anthony Davis | March 9
The College of Liberal Arts welcomes legendary pianist and composer Anthony Davis to discuss his Pulitzer Prize-winning work, The Central Park Five. Explore the musical and historical influences behind the opera depicting the true story of five Black and Latino teenagers wrongly convicted in the ’80s.
Daring to be a Creative Engineer | March 8
Ivan Williams, ’80, built his creative career in film, TV and theatre on the foundation of a 35-year career in chemical engineering. Learn how he made the leap, now using his OSU engineering degree to engage audiences in new ways.
Refocusing the Picture of Health for Kids | March 9
The College of Public Health and Human Sciences explores how the pandemic and access-related inequities are impacting the health of kids and teens.
From Teacher of the Year to a Landmark LGBTQ+ Rights Case | March 10
Join College of Liberal Arts Professor Susan Shaw in conversation with Brett Bigham, ’91, the 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year and the first special education teacher to win the honor. In an OSU Changemakers webcast, he will share about his global work in special education, advocating for LGBTQ+ youth, overcoming workplace discrimination and influencing a federal LGBTQ+ rights case in 2020.
Travel Talk: Alaska and the Inside Passage | April 5
Learn about the unique geology, glaciers and wildlife that call the Alaska’s Inside Passage home during this exciting online talk with Distinguished Professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Alan Mix and traveler and photographer Rod Chandler, ’68. This quick-selling tour, Discover Southeast Alaska, is already sold out for 2022, but you can save your spot for Aug. 2023!
Save the date! Career Meetup Day | April 14
The date is set - have you added it to your calendar? Remote work is here to stay in many industries, and with fewer in-office interactions, it’s going to take some creative new tactics to build a strong network. Join a global Beaver community-building event this April: OSU’s largest career connections event of the year, Career Meetup Day.