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Changemakers on and off the field | April 13, May 2
The guests for the spring Changemakers webcasts have some things in common – they both played on the 2001 Fiesta Bowl champions team and went on to make a difference for students in Oregon. But their paths leading to and following Oregon State have been entirely unique! Save your spot for both events and hear about how Head Coach Jonathan Smith, ’01, (April 13) and Jarvez Hall, ’05, (May 2) are helping students build skills and experience unbelievable opportunities, from coaching Beaver Football in Corvallis to directing the East Metro STEAM Partnership in Portland.
Three alumni inspiring climate action | April 18
Celebrate Earth Day by hearing the voices of those on the front lines of creating climate solutions. In a virtual event, hear how Julie Pullen, Ph.D. ’00, Margaret Leinen, M.S. ’75, and Rick Spinrad, M.S. ’78, Ph.D. ’82, are creating a better, more sustainable planet.
Batter up for OSU Baseball in Portland | May 9
Catch Beaver Baseball on the road as they face the Portland Pilots! Join a fun pregame tailgater at Ron Tonkin Field, featuring a tasty game day spread, Beaver swag and a chance to mix and mingle before the first pitch. Game tickets are required for entry and this game is close to selling out, so don’t wait!
A breath of fresh air | May 9
Did you know Oregon has some of the highest asthma rates in children for the entire U.S.? And the state has experienced some of the worst air quality in the world in recent years? Join College of Public Health and Human Sciences faculty as they discuss the top environmental risks that affect health in children (and adults!) and how the college’s new ASPᶟIRE Center is working to reverse the trends.
Explore D-Day with OSU’s resident military historian | May 10
Join OSU senior instructor Paul Wanke for an enlightening conversation about D-Day, a critical turning point in World War II. You’ll also learn about a chance to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day in 2024 by traveling to the historical sites of D-Day in Normandy, France, with expert guides.