Happy Week Five, Beavs! We are half way through the term, can you believe it? Stay strong through midterms and make sure you take breaks from your hard work in school. Enjoy some relaxation and hobbies in between tests!

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Important Dates

  • March 30-June 12: Spring Term
  • Last Day to Withdraw from a Course: May 15, 2020
  • Last Day to Change the Grading Basis of a Course: June 5, 2020 (extended)
  • Fall 2020: Commencement, date TBD (postponed ceremony from Sping 2020)


Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence

The Office of URSA is now accepting applications for OSU’s 2020 Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE). CUE is an annual showcase for OSU undergraduates to present their research and creative projects to the OSU community. Undergraduates from all academic disciplines, in all years of study, and all stages of research or creative work are invited to present. This year, CUE will be a virtual symposium to help enforce social distancing. Each presenter will record a 3 minute presentation of their work and post it on the central Canvas page. The deadline to register is Friday, May 1st at 5:00 pm; and the Canvas page will be public for viewing on May 21st and May 22nd. For more details on registering, visit their website today!

Kinesiology Experiential Learning

Kinesiology Students, keep up-to-date on experiential learning news by following Experiential Learning on Instagram @osu_kinesiology_explearning. You will find helpful videos, announcements, and tips as you work toward completing these required credits.

Spring Career Fair

The Spring All Majors Virtual Career Fair is a two-day event hosted by the College of Business and sponsored by the Career Development Center. The career fair will be on April 30 from 4:00-7:00 pm and May 1 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. All students are welcome to participate, and must register on Handshake in order to receive instructions via email before the fair.

OSU-Cascade DPT Virtual Open House

This event is for those interested in the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program at OSU-Cascades. Registration is now open for virtual open houses on May 6, June 3, and July 1. Participants will meet the DPT program’s founding director, associate professor Christine Pollard, and learn more about the curriculum, faculty, and campus and how their program will give you an edge in your career. You will also get a change to explore virtual images of their soon-under-construction STEAM building and state-of the-art classrooms and labs designed specifically for the DPT program.

Real Time Strategy AI Research Study

Be part of a human-computer interaction study about real time strategy games and AI systems. If you are 18 or older and have experience with StarCraft, StarCraft II, or other real time strategy games, then this experiment is for you! This will be a two-hour research study evaluating an AI player in an AI powered RTS game. Participants will be paid $20 for their time and effort. Apply online today, the first opening is April 27.

Getting a Damn Job: Workshop Series

The Career Development Center is offering virtual career development workshops. The Getting a Dam Job series covers many pieces to finding a job after graduation. The next workshop is Interview Like a Pro on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 5:00 pmRegister on Handshake today. There is also Career Tips for Transfer & Nontraditional Students on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm; register today! Keep an eye out for more workshops in upcoming newsletters.

Beavers Belong

Beavers Belong is a campus wide support network. They are currently looking for Directors and Leaders for the 2020-21 academic year! Directors and Leaders will facilitate undergrad and graduate groups to support OSU students. Currently, Beavers Belong is meeting virtually. Build connection, community, and belonging with Beavers Belong. Learn more and apply today!

Allied Health Student Guide

EduMed.org has updated the Allied Health Student Guide for Study Skills & Time Management. Check out the updates and see how to make the most of your virtual learning experience! They also have some advice on how to deal with stress as a college health and medical student. If you’re in the PTAH option, these are some great resources for you!


The PTAH Club is still meeting online! This term they will have meetings with OHSU, Pacific University, Western University, and an exercise specialist in cardiac rehab. Meeting times and dates can be found on their blog. To subscribe to the email list to get meeting links/codes, contact Samantha Noregaard.

Educational Opportunities Program

The Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) is still available virtually! The EOP supports the full development of personal and academic potential of students who have traditionally been denied equal access to higher education. They are continuing to provide a home base where students can gain a sense of belonging, work with role models with similar backgrounds who understand the university and develop skills that take them through graduation and beyond. The EOP provides resources to facilitate student success, scholarships, and the summer bridge program. Connect with the EOP today!

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