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Send a BEaver KIND message to new grads | Now – June 9

Graduating seniors are getting ready to pursue new careers, graduate degrees, world travel and countless other adventures that require determination and confidence. Take two minutes to write a note and inspire our grads to keep being ambitious, persistent and open to the exciting experiences ahead.



Botswana: A beautiful place to travel and learn | June 6

Join tonight’s Travel Talk to learn about Botswana, Africa — home to such iconic destinations as Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park and a community-based global learning program for OSU students. Professor and Robert and Sara Rothschild Endowed Chair at the College of Public Health and Human Sciences Dr. Sunil Khanna will lead the conversation.



Join in June | Now – June 30

Does your Beaver pride run deep? Then join fellow Beavs making a difference for Oregon State by becoming an OSU Alumni Association member in June or upgrading to a lifetime membership. All memberships are 10% off during June and contribute to OSU scholarships, enhanced student and alumni leadership programs and more!


More events:

Member shopping event: Columbia Employee Stores | Now – June 11
Gear up for anything, from outdoor exploration to lounge-worthy downtime, with savings of 50% off the Columbia family of brands. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

Member shopping event: adidas Employee Store | Now – June 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.

OSU friends & alumni event | Minnesota and Wisconsin | June 8
Join an intimate friends and alumni get-together to meet other Beavers in the Minnesota-Western Wisconsin region, with College of Agricultural Sciences highlights shared by Dean Staci Simonich; complimentary drinks and heavy appetizers.

Commencement day photos at the Alumni Center | June 17
After commencement, grads and their families can take photos with OSU President Jayathi Murthy as well as Class of 2023 photo and selfie backdrops, including a 20-foot-tall Benny Beaver.

Capitol reception with OSU President Jayathi Murthy | June 21
Join your Beaver community in Washington, D.C., to mingle with one another and with OSU President Jayathi Murthy; plus, President Murthy and special guest Sen. Ron Wyden will share about impactful research collaborations between OSU and the federal government.

OSU Fans at a tailgater

Tailgate like a VIP

Can’t wait for the Beavers’ 2023 football season to begin? Enter to win the All-Star Tailgate Sweepstakes now through Aug. 1 for a chance to win a VIP fan package! Six winners will be randomly selected to win a package, including two club-level game tickets, two meals in the VIP area at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center and one parking space at Reser Stadium.



» Did you know: When fans arrive at Reser this fall, they’ll see a new 30,000-square-foot Health Center, opening this summer to serve students, faculty and staff and members of the Corvallis community.

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» A project led by an OSU-Cascades researcher seeks to develop a smart compost bin to track household food waste and address the fact that more than one-third of all food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten each year.

» Olivia Quiroz, ’05, was honored in 2023 as an Alumni Fellow for her historic work to address health disparities for Latinx people and other underserved communities.

» Ph.D. candidate Divya Smitha Yerram Reddy, MPH ’20, works with OSU’s Botswana Global Learning Internship Program to provide reliable information about sexual and reproductive health to address HIV in Botswana.

» A breakthrough in computer chip energy efficiency by researchers at OSU and Baylor University could cut the electricity use of data centers, which account for roughly 2% of all electricity use in the U.S.

Colleen Bee


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Breaking barriers in athletics

Among the eight faculty, staff and students honored during the Breaking Barriers awards banquet for their work to advance gender equity at OSU, Colleen Bee received the Breaking Barriers in Athletics Award. Head of the School of Marketing, Analytics and Design and OSU’s first female Faculty Athletics Representative, she supports the academic integrity of the university’s athletics programs and acts as an advocate for OSU student-athletes.



Congrats to the Beavs on a season well played!

A high-energy, 41-win season for Beaver Baseball ended Monday against LSU during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Finals. It was OSU’s third consecutive season advancing to a regional title game. We're dam proud of our incredible student-athletes — Go Beavs!



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» Watch a Changemakers conversation with Jarvez Hall, ’05, about his successful career in business and education leadership that led to being named one of Portland Business Journal’s “40 under 40.”

» Prepare for the OSUAA Group Travel Program’s 2024 trip to Normandy for the 80th anniversary of D-Day with a fascinating Travel Talk featuring OSU military historian Paul Wanke.

» In the latest Public Health Insider webcast, learn about sources of air pollution you’re likely to encounter in Oregon and how you can reduce children’s (and adults’) exposure to them.

» Last weekend, Oregon State was a sponsor for My People’s Market, one of Portland’s biggest local markets for BIPOC-owned businesses — special thanks to the Beaver volunteers who supported the event! Looking forward to the next opportunity? The next My People's Market will be hosted in September.

2023 Gardening Calendar


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Tips for the budding gardener

Need help keeping up with the changes in your garden? Check out OSU Extension’s Food Hero gardening calendar for tips about planting, caring for and harvesting your tasty fruits and vegetables!

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