Winter 2015 Oregon Stater
 
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Elements cover
ELEMENTS: COLLEGE OF EARTH, OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
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IMPACT: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
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MOMENTUM: COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
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Outreach and Engagement
OUTREACH and ENGAGEMENT
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Cover story

Winter 2014 cover
An essay: What's next?
It's an audacious refrain, heard often this fall and winter as the $1 billion Campaign for OSU exceeded its goal on the way to its Dec. 31 conclusion: "What are we going to do next?"

Ed Ray at celebration

More features & news

Lower Campus scene

A gift of a day
With the painstakingly renovated campus landmark Joyce Collin Furman Hall in the background, the leaves just starting to turn and a bit of fall crispness in the air, the Lower Campus provides a reminder of why, when polled, OSU graduates have a stronger than average “geographical affinity” to the campus.


Ed Said
Letters and other items
Editor's letter; a noted alumna asks for help; Ed Said addresses new University Innovation Alliance; brag points for Beavers; enrollment breaks 30,000; OSU-Cascades moving forward; a Pop Quiz on marine mammals.



Dean with students
Key to the future
A dean who spent nearly a decade working to make Austin Hall a reality writes about what it was like to walk its halls for the first time, alone with her thoughts and her master key.



Construction of lecture hall
It's one smart building
Dedicated to providing desperately needed classroom space for all colleges and a new home for the University Honors College, the new Learning Innovation Center will be a showcase of smart thinking.



Homecoming
Homecoming 2014
The tradition lives on as Homecoming is joined to a celebration of the success of The Campaign for OSU.



Campaign celebration
Celebrating the Campaign
Expressions of gratitude and pride fill the air as the OSU community and many of the university's most generous donors mark $1.1 billion worth of transformational change.



Terra
Terra
The university's award-winning research magazine provides an update on some of the amazing things being discovered and accomplished by university researchers.



Kathy Bickel
Alumni association news
OSUAA Executive Director Kathy Bickel passes along one group of alumni's challenge to help the association better serve the university and its alumni. Also: A scrapbook of fun, and a look at some of the students who call and ask for alumni support.



Old ferry
Back in the Day: When getting to college could be half the battle
Getting to campus was once enough of a challenge that some students didn't go home until they graduated.



Pellom McDaniels
Man of honors
Former Beaver lineman Pellom McDaniels III wins the NCAA's prestigious Silver Anniversary Award for living an exemplary life of accomplishment, scholarship and service after his Beaver playing days ended.



Ruth Hamblin
More sports: Hamblin's proficiency; Valenti's service; Tinkle's challenge
Ruth Hamblin's plenty smart and she's one engineering major who will swat your shot into the fifth row if you test her during a women's basketball game. Also: Coach Tinkle promises effort and asks for patience, and the university says goodbye to the great Paul Valenti.



notes and young woman
Class notes
We note alumni successes and memorialize those who've died, plus: Profiles of an almost-alumna who has an app for that, and an alumnus who knows the truffles he's seen. Also, there are answers to the Pop Quiz questions, but they're in the back for a reason.

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