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Vote for the ‘Beaver’s Choice’ at Beavs, Brews and BBQs | Nov. 11

Sample brisket and pork belly BBQ from local PNW professional pitmasters, and don't forget to vote for your favorite bite of the day! Plus, enjoy live music, sip brews from the Oregon Agricultural Trust’s Cheers to the Land series, explore military vehicles on-site and grab a scoop of a limited-edition Beaver Classic ice cream flavor.



Bring your spirit to Tailgate Town | Oct. 28 – Nov. 18

Now, more than ever, it’s important to show up for our student-athletes. Football game tickets are selling out quickly, so don’t hesitate to grab yours! For sold-out games, you can still celebrate game day at OSUAA Tailgate Town. Cheer for our team at the remaining tailgates and tune in to watch on TV — this Saturday’s game airs nationally on ESPN at 7:30 p.m.

» Away vs. Arizona | Oct. 28

» Away vs. Colorado | Nov. 4

» Home vs. Stanford | Nov. 11 - FREE

» Home vs. Washington | Nov. 18 - FREE


Band together with Beavs to watch the Rivalry Game | Nov. 14

Let’s rally for our team around the nation and world! Watch the Beavers vs. Ducks game with fellow fans at a Beaver-friendly location, like Seattle’s Hatback Bar & Grille, graciously hosted by game watch captains Carrie Foster-Campbell and Garrett Brown. Want to host in your area? Call our office at 877-678-2837.



Our Health& the Cost of Water | Nov. 14

Dive into a new webcast series from the OSU Alumni Association and College of Health where your questions guide the conversation. In the first episode, experts share how you can retain water for the future and steps you can take to change your routines to prepare for when resources dwindle.



Ask Alumni how to thrive and make a difference in your career | Oct. 25, Nov. 1

Tomorrow, join us online to hear from a panel of Beaver alumni working in careers that make a difference and learn how you can follow a similar path. Then, tune in next week as your fellow Beavs discuss the things they wish they would have known as OSU students and recent graduates.



Provost’s Lecture Series: Why Financial History Matters | Nov. 8

Join in-person or via livestream for a lecture with award-winning financial journalist and author Diana B. Henriques, presented by the Office of the Provost and the OSU Foundation. Henriques will present a fascinating lecture titled "Why Financial History Matters: From Coolidge to Cryptocurrency," followed by a moderated Q&A with Tim Carroll, the Sara Hart Kimball Dean of the College of Business.



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Campbell Lecture: Original Sins: The [Mis]Education of Black and Native Youth and the Construction of American Racism | Oct. 27
Watch this College of Health lecture online or in-person to hear from Eve L. Ewing, a former public school teacher and scholar whose work investigates the ways that schools can construct, normalize and reinforce social inequality.

Thomas Condon Lecture: Ivory, INTERPOL, intrigue: Using chemistry to solve forensic mysteries | Nov. 1
Thure Cerling will join the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences to discuss how isotopes can provide clues for forensic studies, including animal and human diets, region of origin, travel history and more.

2023 Oregon Stater Awards | Nov. 2
Join the College of Engineering for a dinner and ceremony honoring the new Engineering Hall of Fame inductees and other award recipients.

American Strings: An Evening with Twanguero | Nov. 16
University Director of Popular Music and Performing Arts Bob Santelli welcomes Twanguero, one of Spain’s finest guitarists, to the OSU Corvallis campus for a conversation and performance.

Marston Lecture: The Dive of a Lifetime to the Deepest Place on Earth | Nov. 15
You’re invited to the CEAOS Marston Lecture featuring Dawn Wright, chief scientist of Esri and OSU courtesy faculty, who will talk about her dive to the deepest spot on the planet.

Farm 2 Fork – Creating Goodness from Grass to Glass | Nov. 17
The Food Science and Technology Department presents a webinar featuring New Zealand cooperative Fonterra to explore their sustainability journey and the consumer trend “food as medicine.”

College of Agricultural Sciences’ Art About Agriculture | Nov. 17 – Dec. 31
Explore a variety of agricultural-themed art exhibitions and artist talks presented by the College of Agricultural Sciences, from Portland to Corvallis this winter.

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Homecoming 2023: Bringing the Beaver family back together

From tailgates to reunions to a surprise game day visit from Bernice — Benny Beaver’s companion from 1984 to 1998 — there were so many special memories made during Homecoming Weekend! Thank you for joining from near and far to celebrate the lasting friendships, traditions and pride that make us Beaver Nation. Keep celebrating by reading about 19 eclectic OSU traditions, including the origins of Benny and Bernice, in the Oregon Stater.

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» Oregon State researchers will lead a team of scientists and engineers on a three-year, $1.5 million project to develop and test a team of robots that could travel under ice shelves and collect critical measurements about the extent of ice cavities and monitor changes in ocean conditions.

» The White House recently announced the designation of 31 Tech Hubs nationwide, selected from nearly 400 applications. Oregon State University is the only university to lead two Tech Hubs, focused on microfluidic technology for semiconductors and on mass timber design and manufacturing.

» Engineering researchers at OSU are spearheading a $2 million federal effort to develop more efficient, longer-lasting electrical components, especially ones that can withstand high temperatures. The research could lead to faster and cheaper electronics for computing and communicating.

» OSU and partner institutions received $220 million to continue operating the Ocean Observatories Initiative for the next five years. OSU will continue to build on its 60+ years of oceanographic research excellence by collecting data about our oceans and critical climate indicators off the coast of Washington and Oregon.

» Congratulations to Toni Doolen, dean of the OSU Honors College, for earning the Society of Women Engineers’ 2023 Suzanne Jenniches Upward Mobility Award.

» The Department of Energy has selected a team of researchers led by Oregon State to receive up to $2.5 million to study what coastal communities think of potential offshore wind energy development and the benefits they could gain from those projects.

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Two parts of every job interview you control

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, no matter how well prepared you are. Luckily, there are elements of the interview that you have control over, says Karla Rockhold, director of alumni career engagement. She shares advice for job seekers on the Find Your Dream Job podcast.



Ecampus corporate collaborations provide reduced tuition

Did you know: Employees looking to upskill may have access to reduced tuition through OSU Ecampus, one of the nation’s best providers of online education. Samaritan Health Services recently became the latest employer to team up with OSU Ecampus, joining a series of similar collaborations with organizations including Amazon, Guild, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and Peet’s Coffee.



How to write a great personal statement

The personal statement is the heart of your application, whether you’re applying for a scholarship or grad school. Gain confidence in writing your personal statement in an Ask Alumni On-demand Webcast featuring Rebecca Otto, OSU’s national and global scholarship advisor.

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Beavers clinch bowl eligibility with Homecoming win

With an electric victory against the UCLA Bruins on Oct. 14, Oregon State secured bowl eligibility with the sixth win of the season and made history by doing so quicker than any other team in OSU history. Stay tuned for updates about bowl details and tailgating! Go Beavs!



We are Oregon’s team

When things get tough, some may look for an easy way out — but not Beavers. That’s why WE are Oregon’s team. Watch an inspiring video starring OSU Women’s Basketball guard Talia von Oelhoffen.



Get ready for the NIT Season Tip-Off | Nov. 22 – 24

The Beavers are heading to the heart of New York City! OSU Men’s Basketball joins Baylor, Florida and Pittsburgh at the Barclays Center for the annual event that kickstarts the college basketball season. Tickets are on sale now.



Reser renewed: An inside look at the stadium’s evolution

In the Fall 2023 Oregon Stater, go behind the scenes of our beloved stadium’s evolution, from the 1953 Parker Stadium to today, when fans are pouring in to experience the newly Completed Reser Stadium: OSU has sold out all four of its home games so far this season.


Pumpkin the pup gives three wags for Queer History Month

October is Queer History Month, and it’s also a season for all things pumpkin — but did you know the OSU Pride Center is actually a hub for both? The center, which has been serving Oregon State’s LGBTQ+ and friends community for 20 years, gets a visit every Tuesday from Pumpkin the golden retriever, a therapy dog who provides a calming and caring influence and lowers stress for students.

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Speaking of pumpkins…

Carve out some fall fun with a free “Go Beavs” pumpkin-carving stencil from the OSU Alumni Association membership program! Want access to more free, fun activities like this one? Become a member!


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