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Diana B. Henriques

Why Financial History Matters: Provost’s Lecture with Diana B. Henriques | March 14

For more than 30 years, award-winning financial journalist and author Diana B. Henriques has unearthed Wall Street's breaking news, sharing the mistakes of the past as cautionary tales in hopes of preventing future economic calamity. Her impact extends across multiple media, notably her New York Times bestseller, The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, the basis for HBO's film and Netflix's docuseries detailing Madoff's $65 billion investment scam. Explore the history of American finance, from the “wild west” markets of the Jazz Age to cryptocurrency, in a talk based on her newest book and Q&A moderated by the Sara Hart Kimball Dean of the College of Business Tim Carroll. Attend in person or online via livestream.

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OSU holds a decade in the top 10

Oregon State University is ranked in the top 10 for online education for the 10th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. No other school in the country can make that claim. The No. 4 ranking awarded to OSU this year is based on the quality of OSU's online bachelor's degree programs, the expertise of the OSU faculty who teach online and the support and engagement online students experience.

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U.S. job search tips for international students and alumni | Feb. 28

In the next Ask Alumni webcast, find answers to your questions about the U.S. job search process with immigration attorney Kathleen Gasparian and a panel of four OSU alumni who have successfully navigated this journey and bear practical tips and firsthand experiences.



Dam Good Connections | March 6 – April 20

Be there to make some dam good connections as we bring Beaver alumni and friends together in your area! Build your professional network, make friends, discuss career needs, meet fellow Beavers to catch a game with and anything in between.

OSUAA regional events are coming soon to:

  • San Jose | March 6
  • San Francisco | March 7
  • Sacramento | March 8
  • Bend | March 14
  • Tacoma | April 3
  • Bellevue | April 4
  • Beaverton | April 11
  • San Diego | April 18
  • Orange County | April 19
  • LA Metro | April 20


Our Health& sustainable travel | March 5

Join the OSUAA and College of Health online for a deeper dive into your questions around the future of travel — the remarkable personal benefits and the previously hidden long-term risks and costs that will require a lift from us all to preserve a fundamentally positive human experience for generations to come.



Simple tips for taking great travel photos | March 12

Learn how to capture some of your best vacation memories at the next Travel Talk. Join artist and photographer Julia Bradshaw, associate professor in the School of Communication, for a virtual lesson on how to use your camera and what makes a compelling, eye-catching photo.



More events:

Member shopping event: Columbia Employee Stores | Feb. 16 – March 10
In person
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.

Charles E. Carpenter Lecture with Dr. Adrien Bennings | Feb. 22
In person and online
Join the College of Education for a conversation with the president of Portland Community College titled “Savoring Success: The 7-Layer Cake of Community College Excellence.” The talk is part of the Charles E. Carpenter Lecture and Conference Endowment established by Doreene Carpenter in honor of her late husband and has become a premier professional development event for community college leaders.

FURst Aid: Preventing and treating colic in horses | Feb. 22
Dr. Kelsey Jurek, assistant professor of large animal emergency medicine in the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, will teach you what to expect and how to respond when dealing with the common emergency of colic.

Vamos OSU Alumni Network general meeting | Feb. 22
All alumni who identify with and support Oregon State’s Latine communities are invited to join Vamos OSU’s general meeting to build new connections and learn about the network.

Ready to respond: A training to help save lives | Feb. 29
In this free 90-minute training, become certified in Question, Persuade, Refer: an evidence-based suicide prevention curriculum that will help you remain ready to respond to help someone in crisis. Hosted by the OSU College of Health and OSU Extension Family and Community Health.

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Do you know the impact of OSU Athletics?

Because our student-athletes’ resounding achievements are in competitive play as well as in the community, it’s not only devoted sports fans who admire OSU Athletics. Test your knowledge about how OSU student-athletes and sports programs make a difference at the university, in Oregon and beyond.



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» Watch CBS footage featuring COLDEX Director Ed Brook, Distinguished Professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, to see the work of the OSU-led COLDEX. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the project has scientists searching for the oldest ice cores to exist in Antarctica to gain clarity about our climate thousands of years ago.

» Speaking of things that are frozen, is it safe to eat snow? When Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon shared a video of her preparing a hot beverage using snow, thousands weighed in — including experts such as Dean Staci Simonich, professor of environmental and toxic ecology at OSU.

» Oregon senators announced more than $1 million in grant funding for OSU to develop a more skilled and diverse agricultural workforce by increasing student retention, graduation and workforce success.

» Oregon State released a new hazelnut tree variety, Thompson, designed to boost yield per acre. It is named for Maxine Thompson, the horticulture professor who founded OSU’s world-renowned hazelnut breeding program in 1969.

» New publicly available online guides from Oregon State University will help pollinator enthusiasts and scientists alike identify the hundreds of species of native bees in Oregon.

» Congratulations to chapter president of Oregon State University Student Veterans of America, Angelina Trillo, who was named SVA’s 2023 Student Veteran of the Year.


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» Planning a career that will allow you to take on the greatest challenges facing health and well-being? In Ask Alumni: How versatile College of Health programs translate to many careers, learn how alumni confronted these challenges using their College of Health degree.

» In Ask Alumni: Career perspectives in public policy, alumni shared how they’ve harnessed the power of their degrees in political science, public policy and sociology, and things they wish they had known before venturing into the workforce.

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Make a beautiful paper heart

With a few simple creases, you can create a special origami heart to share with others this Valentine’s Day. Start with any square-shaped piece of paper and follow our simple video tutorial!

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