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Take action to support OSU student-athletes

Thanks to OSU advocates, state leaders have gotten the message that supporting Beaver Athletics needs to be a priority. Now, it’s time for those state leaders to act. Send a message today and let your representatives know that they need to take action to support student-athletes and keep Beaver Athletics the nationally recognized program that all Oregonians can be proud of.

Our Health & water


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Our Health& the Cost of Water | Nov. 14

You depend on water in your day-to-day activities from the first sip you drink in the morning until you turn off the tap after brushing your teeth before bedtime. In the first episode of the new webcast Our Health&, which is guided by your questions, join College of Health faculty to explore the cost of water and how you can help retain this valuable resource for the future.



Don’t wait to make your pregame plans | Nov. 11 and 18

The Beavers are in the final stretch of the 2023 regular season, and you don’t want to miss it! Get together with fellow Beaver fans at OSUAA Tailgate Town to celebrate game day, enjoy delicious food and drinks and be a part of the spirited atmosphere.

Watch OSU Football games from your neighborhood | Nov. 11, 18 and 24

Beavers are showing their spirit all around the nation at volunteer-hosted game watch parties! Are you game? Register to join fellow Beavers in your area, with upcoming gatherings in:

  • Seattle, Washington
  • Sacramento, California
  • Canton, Michigan
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Brooklyn, New York


More events:

Science Pub in Bend: The Secret Lives of Sharks | Nov. 14
In person
Learn about the critical role sharks play in maintaining vibrant ecosystems in Oregon and around the world with a presenter from OSU's Big Fish Lab, which has been featured on Discovery Channel's Shark Week and National Geographic's Shark Fest programs.

Marston Lecture: The Dive of a Lifetime to the Deepest Place on Earth | Nov. 15
Online and in person
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. The Marston lecture was established in 2015 from OSU alumnus Richard A. Marston’s generous philanthropy through the OSU Foundation to bring national and international scholars who have made important contributions in areas of geographic inquiry to Oregon State.

American Strings: An Evening with Twanguero | Nov. 16
In person
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.

Celebrating and Investing in Oregon State’s Future | Nov. 17
Online and in person
Join OSU President Jayathi Murthy for the launch of the University Strategic Plan, Prosperity Widely Shared: The Oregon State Plan, which will guide OSU through 2030.

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.”

Member shopping: Columbia Employee Stores | Nov. 17 – Dec. 10
In person
Receive exclusive access to savings of up to 60% below regular retail prices at six Columbia Sportswear Employee Stores. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

College of Agricultural Sciences: Art About Agriculture Opening Reception | Nov. 17
In person
Art About Agriculture is celebrating 40 years. Join a reception in Portland presenting jury-selected works from artists representing 20 counties throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

ASOSU and Beaver Caucus Social | Nov. 18
In person
All are invited to mingle with the Beaver Caucus, student government leaders, OSU President Jayathi Murthy and elected officials during this free annual pregame celebration.

Beavs, Brews BBQs


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Join the first-ever Beavs, Brews and BBQs | Nov. 11    

Don’t miss this Veterans Day experience as alumni, students and football fans gather for OSUAA Tailgate Town at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Enjoy delicious Pacific Northwest barbecue, sip craft beer, enjoy live music, view military service vehicles and connect with the OSU Military and Veteran Resources Center before we char Stanford at Reser Stadium.    



Celebrate the student veterans who lead in our community    

After nearly a decade of service, former U.S. Marine Trevon Bruce pursued a business administration degree at Oregon State. Grateful for the unwavering support from OSU's faculty, the Military and Veteran Resource Center and the Student Veteran Association, he's thriving and creating a positive ripple effect by assisting fellow veterans.    



U.S. Navy veteran becomes OSU’s first online honors graduate    

In winter 2023, Jose Torres became the first OSU student to complete an honors degree online. A veteran who joined the service straight out of high school, Torres studied fisheries, wildlife and conservation sciences online through OSU Ecampus and gained life-changing research experiences while completing his honors thesis.    

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Introducing the Beavers Unite OSUAA Membership Challenge | Nov. 17 - 27

While our competitors Ducked out of the friendly Rivalry Week membership challenge, Beavers are ready to give it 100% — just like we always do. Join us by enrolling, renewing or upgrading your membership with the OSU Alumni Association at a 25% discount from Nov. 17 – 27. At certain milestones, you’ll help unlock gifts to essential OSU programs and scholarships, including the OSU Basic Needs Center. Are you in? Let’s show the world that when others take flight, Beavers Unite!

OSU campus


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» The OSU Board of Trustees approved a bold, achievable university strategic plan that will guide Oregon State through 2030. Prosperity Widely Shared: The Oregon State Plan seeks to increase research activity, improve graduation rates and increase enrollment online and at OSU-Cascades in Bend.

» Oregon State will receive a $500,000 federal grant to assess the impact of sea level rise. This vital research will help Oregon’s coastal communities improve protections to overcome climate challenges.

» OSU students and College of Engineering Executive Director Alan Fern recently returned from providing a robot demonstration at the Pentagon. The team shared how the humanoid robot Digit, created by OSU students with the help of Agility Robotics, could help accelerate tasks such as loading and unloading military trucks and delivery trucks.

» An OSU student team won the 2023 ‘Big Beam Competition’ in Chicago, a competition that teaches structural engineering skills in an applied learning environment. Students performed design calculations, built the beam and observed actual behavior of the beam through the test.

» Oregon State researchers uncovered a new avenue of drug research for a liver disease that currently has no FDA-approved medications; omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids play an important role.

Jade Carey


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Jade Carey describes her once-in-a-lifetime journey at OSU

“I committed to Oregon State at just 14 years old and waited a whole seven years to finally start my journey here... From the minute I stepped on campus and met the gymnastics coaches, I felt connected and cared for. I know that no matter what, my team, coaches, athletic trainer, support staff and professors have my back.”



DJ Uiagalelei up for national quarterback award

Oregon State quarterback DJ Uiagalelei is one of 35 on the Davey O’Brien Quarterback Class of 2023, making him a candidate for the 2023 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, presented to the most outstanding college quarterbacks annually since 1977. Go Beavs!



Senior Cheer Squad brings the spirit

Oregon State’s Senior Cheer Squad, an enthusiastic group aged 55 and up, performed at Reser Stadium alongside OSU Cheer and Dance during the Homecoming game. Want to join this fun group of lifelong Beaver fans? Join the team for free!



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4-H helps youth explore interests and learn skills

Whether you’re excited by cooking, camping, robotics, archery, animals or science, the sky is the limit with 4-H youth programs! Your local OSU Extension office can help you find and join a local club and discover activities for all ages.


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