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Day of Service

Make a difference with fellow Beavs

Sign up to volunteer with fellow Beavers at an OSU Day of Service volunteer site in your region (currently available in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington) or host your own and invite friends, family and colleagues to join you. You can also log your independent project hours – every volunteer counts! Together, let’s show the world the good Beaver Nation can do.

Dam Proud Day event

Thank you for a record-breaking giving day!

Thousands of Oregon State community members showed their support for OSU students and programs on Dam Proud Day, creating an impact that will be felt for generations. Thank you! Beavers made the day unbelievably special by joining in-person activities in Corvallis, Bend and Portland, tuning into Dam Proud Day Live and helping raise more than $2.1 million through 7,700+ gifts to ensure that OSU can continue advancing our education, research and outreach mission. 

Check out a recap of the inspiring day, including thank you videos from OSU President Jayathi Murthy and the rest of the Dam Proud and grateful OSU community!

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Catch your breath with Public Health Insider | Tonight

Oregon has some of the highest children’s asthma rates in the U.S. The state has also experienced some of the worst air quality in the world in the last few years. But here’s a breath of fresh air: Tonight, faculty in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences will share about where the top environmental risks come from and how you – and the college’s ASP3IRE Center – can improve health outcomes that affect everyone where you live, work and play.



Can’t make it? Register to receive the recording and stay tuned for the next Public Health Insider webcast, Remodeling Your Mitochondrial Kitchen, on May 23.


OSU military historian presents D-Day Travel Talk | May 10

Don’t miss a Travel Talk tomorrow with Paul Wanke, senior instructor in the School of History, Philosophy and Religion. Wanke will explore the significance of D-Day as a critical turning point in World War II. Following the main program, learn about a travel opportunity to visit Normandy, France, with fellow Beavers in 2024 for the 80th anniversary of D-Day.



Coaches Clinic: The Sport Parent | May 17

Are you “the sport parent” in your community? Your enthusiasm for your children’s success and enjoyment in sports means you have a critical role to play. Whether you are a parent-coach, a parent-spectator or a coach working with parents, join the final session of the free Coaches Clinic series to learn how you can help keep kids in the game.



Candid conversations with OSU Changemakers | May 16 and June 1

In upcoming Changemakers webcasts, hear from Beavers on a mission to create a positive impact for others, at Oregon State and across the globe.

» May 16 | Alexis Serna, ’08, talks about turning adversity into advantage and leading OSU programs that guide student-athletes in their career development.

» June 1 | Amber Coyne, MPH ’15, discusses addressing public health risks to keep the most vulnerable populations safe, with a focus on LGBTQ+ health equity.



2023 University Distinguished Professor Lectures | May 24

Celebrate the professors awarded OSU’s highest faculty honor in 2023. Dr. Emily Ho, University Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and endowed chair and director of the Linus Pauling Institute, and Dr. Yanyun Zhao, University Distinguished Professor of Food Science and Technology, will present insightful lectures in person and via livestream.



More events:

Oregon State Album Club: Let it Be by The Beatles | May 10
Join director of popular music and performing arts, Bob Santelli, in person or online, in exploring some of the greatest music albums of all time.

Member shopping event: Columbia Sportswear Employee Stores | May 19 – June 11
Enjoy special access to savings of up to 50% off the latest Columbia apparel and accessories. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

College of Engineering Faculty Lecture Series: Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez and Yue Cao | May 16
Join engineering faculty to learn about the future sustainability, security and resilience of the energy systems that power complex artificial intelligence infrastructures.

Farm 2 Fork – Tiny Fish Co. | May 19
What does a path from chef to food entrepreneur look like? Find out with the OSU Department of Food Science and Technology and Sara Hauman, founder and owner of The Tiny Fish Co.

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences Alumni and Friends Reunion | May 19-21
Join a fun weekend with alumni and friends, including campus visits, day trips around Oregon, dinner celebrations and more.

College of Engineering Faculty Lecture Series: Tala Navab-Daneshmand | May 23
Explore how Navab’s OSU lab builds knowledge to identify the prevalence and persistence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an emerging human health crisis.

State of Diversity at Oregon State University | May 30
Join a reception to highlight and celebrate the work of many community members who worked to advance equity and justice at our university over this academic year.

Member shopping event: adidas Employee Store | June 1-30
Stride into summer with special access to savings of up to 50% off the latest adidas footwear and gear. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

Travel Talks – Botswana, Africa with Dr. Sunil Khanna | June 6
Learn about OSU’s work with the Botswana Global Learning Internship Program, as well as a tour in 2024 that visits the program, along with iconic locations such as Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park.

Post-commencement photo opportunities | June 17
Capture every moment of a Beaver grad’s big day: After commencement, take photos with OSU President Jayathi Murthy, plus enjoy photo and selfie backdrops and a 20-foot-tall Benny Beaver inflatable.

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Three ways to help and celebrate Beaver grads

Make sure OSU’s newest graduates get the message: The OSU network is here for support, now and always.

  1. Share the Class of 2023 webpage with graduating seniors to make them aware of resources, events and travel opportunities!
  2. Write a celebratory message to inspire graduates as they embark on their careers.
  3. Remind grads they’re receiving a free year of OSUAA membership, which brings savings, exclusive shopping events, career resources and more.


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» The College Post named OSU’s College of Forestry the No. 1 forestry school in the nation.

» Oregon State set a record this academic year with eight students awarded placement into the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the world.

» Congratulations to School of Writing, Literature and Film Assistant Professor Sindya Bhanoo for receiving the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction at the 2023 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony.

» Scientists led by OSU researcher Xiulei “David” Ji have made a breakthrough in the ongoing quest for alternatives to lithium-ion batteries for safe, sustainable, large-scale energy storage.

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Hammoude makes home run history

In an 11-1 victory over Washington, Frankie Hammoude hit her 53rd home run, breaking the Oregon State softball program’s previous record.



Former OSU teammates face off in the MLB

The first thought that came to mind when Steven Kwan and Adley Rutschman, ’20, met as opponents for the first time in the major leagues? “I can’t believe we’re doing this. We worked so long for this,” says Kwan, who played on Oregon State’s 2018 national championship team with Rutschman as a teammate.


Expand access to mental health and well-being resources for students  

Thank you to the donors who, on Dam Proud Day, made 55 gifts totaling nearly $33,000 to support the Student Mental Health Fund. To commemorate National Mental Health Month this May, you can join them by making a gift today to help expand on the university’s culture of care to enable all students to have readily available access to mental health and well-being resources.  

Fun for mini-beavs


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I Spy something orange!

Can you ace our OSU-style game of I Spy? Find all the hidden objects in the game, part of the spring 2023 Oregon Stater magazine — and flip through the pages for a fun food-themed issue while you’re there!


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