It’s Week 6! Have a fun (and safe) Halloween! ???


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Important Dates

  • Last Day to choose S/U or Withdraw from a Course: November 9
  • Winter Priority Registration Starts: November 11
  • No School: November 12, November 22, and November 23
  • Last Day to Withdraw from the Fall Term: November 30
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 3
  • Fall Term Ends: December 7


New Nutrition Course

Interested in applying principles of food and nutrition to promote healthy lifestyles? Then you should check out NUTR 299: Applications in Food & Nutrition: Healthy Meals! It is an application of healthy eating guidelines and meal planning and preparation strategies using experiential learning activities. In the course, you will:

  • Apply basic nutrition knowledge to the selection or planning of a healthful, food-based diet.
  • Identify personal and population determinants of eating behaviors.
  • Navigate the grocery market environment.
  • Compare and contrast foods and beverages based on cost and nutritional value.
  • Apply principles of healthy eating to plan and prepare healthy meals/snacks.

It is offered Winter 2019 (CRN 39918) and is a 1 credit course. The class meets every other Friday, from 10-11:50am. This course has prerequisites/corequisites of HHS 231 and NUTR 225 or 240.

Athletic Training Informational Session

Are you interested in finding out more about OSU’s Masters of Athletic Training Program? Check out this informational session where there will be an hour discussion about the field of athletic training and the routes to certification. In addition, there will be a short presentation followed by a question and answer session.

Where: Langton Hall 129

When: Wednesday, November 7th from 6:00-7:00 PM

Who: Any student interested in athletic training and students who may have specific questions about OSU’s application process.

URSA Engage


Check out this very exciting opportunity to engage in partnerships with faculty outside of the classroom while getting paid! The goal of URSA Engage is to provide first and second year students, as well as transfer students in their first year at OSU, opportunities to pursue research or a creative activity under the guidance of an OSU mentor. Students who are selected will receive an award of $750 and their faculty mentors will receive $250 to support the project. The program is available to undergraduates across all academic disciplines. Projects will take place from the middle of winter term 2019 through the end of spring term 2019 (15 weeks at 5 hrs/week).

Everything you need to know is on their website.

There are over 120 amazing projects on our website for you to look through, including those that involve:

  • improving models for fuel combustion
  • developing Monte Carlo simulations
  • exploring overuse injuries in Division I athletes
  • producing a short documentary film on the history of the visual and literary arts at OSU
  • investigating the role of plants in shaping coastal habitats

So, now what do you do? Here are the steps:

  1. Go to the URSA Engage website and read through the faculty mentor project descriptions.
  2. RSVP and attend one of our facilitated informational/networking workshops (not required but highly recommended). Each faculty mentor project description will tell you which workshop that faculty mentor will be attending.
  3. Reach out to faculty via email and set up a meeting to discuss applying to the program.
  4. Once you find a mentor, have your faculty mentor read your final application and sign the Faculty Mentor Approval Form, which will need to be attached.
  5. Submit the program application!

Questions? Email Sophie Pierszalowski.

Boren Scholarship Information Meeting

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Please join LeAnn Adam (OSU Prestigious Scholarships Coordinator) and Michael Saffle (Boren Awards Outreach Specialist) from the Institute of International Education for drop-in advising or an information session. The  Boren awards, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad. Recipients can receive up to $30,000 in funding for International Study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East!

Date: Wednesday, October 31

Time: Drop-in advising from 10-12, Information session from 12-1

Location: Bexell Hall advising lounge, Bexell 208

For more information, please contact LeAnn Joy Adam, the OSU Coordinator for Prestigious Scholarships.

Scholar Dollars

Check out Oregon State’s new scholarship portal! Last year, OSU awarded nearly $50 million in scholarship money to students! ScholarDollars is a new centralized scholarship search and application tool for OSU students only. You submit one application to be considered automatically for many OSU scholarships.

Complete your application between November 1st and February 1st to maximize your opportunities. You can update your application at any time.

For more information, contact the Scholarship Office at 541-737-1125.

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods Service Project


On Wednesday, October 31, 5:50 pm to 8:40 pm, the SLI Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is holding the annual Trick or Treat for Canned Goods service project. Participants will join CCE staff to go door-to-door in the Witham Hill Oaks neighborhood trick-or-treating for canned goods and other nonperishable donations to support the OSU Human Services Resource Center’s (HSRC) food pantry. This event is open to all OSU students, staff, faculty, and affiliates. Costumes are highly encouraged but should be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

To learn more, visit the Facebook event. To sign up, visit Ideal-Logic. Space is limited, so sign up early!

Accommodations related to disability may be made by calling 541-737-3041 or by email. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Erin McIlraith.

Global Health Club

The global health club provides an environment for students to discuss topics related to global health and learn about internships, research and work opportunities. The group creates awareness about global health concerns and encourages students to become involved in global health communications both locally and globally.

Questions? Contact club presidents Virginia Katz and Sorin Danciu.


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Need help finding your assigned advisor? Check your MyDegrees student degree checklist in the Assigned Advisor block, or call the Office of Student Success at 541-737-8900.

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