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Woodland Management

Forestry Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, February 2, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started:  Assessing your property and your site
  • What's Going on in Your Woods?  Understanding tree biology and forest ecology
  • Taking Care of Your Woods: tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control
  • Getting it Done: Safety, timber sale logisitics, and laws and regulations

Instructor is Amy Grotta, OSU Forest & Natural Resources Extension Agent - Columbia, Washington & Yamhill Counties

To attend you must pre-register no later than January 26th.  The form can me accessed at:

https://secure.oregonstate.edu/osuext/register/823.

 

Woodland Management

Forestry Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, February 9, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
This five-session course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out taking care of a woodland property.  Topics covered include:
  • Getting Started:  Assessing your property and your site
  • What's Going on in Your Woods?  Understanding tree biology and forest ecology
  • Taking Care of Your Woods: tree planting, care for an established forest, weed control
  • Getting it Done: Safety, timber sale logisitics, and laws and regulations

Instructor is Amy Grotta, OSU Forest & Natural Resources Extension Agent - Columbia, Washington & Yamhill Counties

To attend you must pre-register no later than January 26th.  The form can me accessed at:

https://secure.oregonstate.edu/osuext/register/823.

 

CPHHS Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Friday, February 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Making Mentoring More Effective: Youth, College Students, and Adults in the Workplace" Tom Keller, PhD, MPA, Associate Dean for Research & Sponsored Projects and Duncan & Cindy Campbell Professor for Children, Youth and Families with an Emphasis on Mentoring, School of Social Work, Portland State University

Dr. Keller''s research interests include youth mentoring, relationship development, child and adolescent development, attachment theory and research, community-based youth programs, child welfare, child mental health services, youth aging out of care.

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This college-wide research seminar, is Co-Sponsored by the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs; the Center for Healthy Aging; the Hallie Ford Center; the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health and the Center for Global Health. The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researcher to present their current research in public health and human sciences in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning. Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

First Day of Finals Week

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, March 16, 2015 (all day event)

No extracurricular activities or curricular activities other than examinations and final class meetings shall be scheduled during final week.

See Academic Regulations: Finals Week

Speed Mock Interviews

Food Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

One of a kind opportunity to practice interviewing with employers and Career Specialists to receive valuage feedback and prepare you for the real thing. Resumes are recommended for practice interview

Register through Beaver Careers for a confirmed 30 minute appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. First come first serve, as space and time permits. 

Interview Days

Food Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:00 AM - Friday, February 20, 2015 5:00 PM

Bring your best elevator pitch, a few resumes, and look sharp. Many companies have already set up interviews for the day after the fair to see what potential you can bring to their organization. That's what Interview Days is all about. 

    Check out the Career Development Center website to see who will be at the Fair. 

Winter 2015 Engineering Career Fair

Food Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Attend the Engineering Career Fair to meet over 100 employers interested in hiring OSU students and alumni!

Bring your best elevator pitch, a few resumes, and look sharp-many companies have already set up interviews for the day after the fair to see what potential you can bring to their organization. 

 See what companies are attending the Engineering Fair on Beaver Careers here.

Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, February 2, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"The Experience of Burnout Among Primary Care Physicians" Sean Gregory, PhD, MS, MBA is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Texas A&M University, Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Gregory received his PhD and MS in Health Services Research, Policy, & Administration from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with concentration in Health Organizations andManagement Science. He also holds an MBA from Florida State University. His research focuses on the evaluation of state health policy, maternal and child health outcomes research, and healthcareorganization and delivery.

Dr. Gregory has a broad portfolio of extramurally funded projects in each of the research foci, as well as a maturing portfolio of peer-reviewed publications in each of the areas.

Last day to withdraw from university

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Friday, March 13, 2015 (all day event)

During the academic year, you may withdraw from all of your courses between weeks 8 and 10. During summer term, refer to the deadline dates as noted on the Summer Session website. This is considered a withdrawal from the university from the term and is requested by completing the withdrawal survey online.

See Withdraw for the Term

Priority registration for Spring, Phase 2 starts

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Thursday, March 12, 2015 (all day event)

The priority registration schedule assigns students dates and times for registering according to their student status and credits earned. The registration schedule is separated into two phases. During the first phase undergraduate students are only eligible to enroll in a maximum of 16 credits and waitlisting is not available.

You may enroll from your eligibility date until the end of Phase I. At the close of Phase I registration is closed for a business day while the system is enabled for Phase II. During Phase II of registration you may waitlist courses that have waitlisting available and the maximum credits for undergraduates is raised to 19.

See Priority Registration

First Day of Dead Week

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, March 9, 2015 (all day event)

No final, midterm, or comprehensive examinations shall be given during the week preceding final examination week. (Examinations on laboratory work, course material covered by "weekly" or "section" quizzes, television courses, ROTC activities, and physical education activities are allowed.)

See Academic Regulations: Finals Week

FST Career Fair

Food Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Priority registration for Spring, Phase 1 starts

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Sunday, February 22, 2015 (all day event)

The priority registration schedule assigns students dates and times for registering according to their student status and credits earned. The registration schedule is separated into two phases. During the first phase undergraduate students are only eligible to enroll in a maximum of 16 credits and waitlisting is not available.

You may enroll from your eligibility date until the end of Phase I. At the close of Phase I registration is closed for a business day while the system is enabled for Phase II. During Phase II of registration you may waitlist courses that have waitlisting available and the maximum credits for undergraduates is raised to 19.

See Priority Registration

Last day to withdraw from a class

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Friday, February 20, 2015 (all day event)

During the academic year, you can withdraw from individual courses between weeks 3 to 7. When a course is withdrawn you are assigned a grade of W. The W grade is recorded on your student record and does appear on your transcript. The W grade is non-punitive and has no effect on your GPA. You may be responsible for a portion of the tuition and fees associated with the course.

See What does it mean to withdraw from a course?

Last day to S/U a class

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Friday, February 20, 2015 (all day event)

Students may elect to change a course that is graded under a normal grading basis (A-F) to a satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading basis (S/U). A grade of S or U has no grade point equivalent and is not used in the GPA calculation.

The election to switch to S/U grading (or to return to A-F grading) must be made no later than the end of the seventh week of the term as stated in the academic calendar. The request form must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar no later than 5 p.m. on Friday of the seventh week

See Change of Grading Basis for details

Spring Visit

Health & Wellness Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, February 16, 2015 (all day event)

Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to Oregon State, our Spring Preview Programs can accommodate you needs. You will have the opportunity to meet with current students, learn about the admissions process, next steps for admitted students, explore different academic interests, find out about our on-campus living options, and much more.

Register here for Spring Preview

OSU Blueberry School

Small Farms Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Monday, March 16, 2015 - Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (all day event)

This two-day blueberry “school” is intended for both new and experienced blueberry growers, farm managers, crew leaders, advisors, packers/shippers, and consultants. Experts from Oregon State University, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Washington State University, and the blueberry industry will address key issues of where the blueberry market is going; how you might be more successful in tight labor or volume markets; which cultivars are easiest to grow and are in most demand; how to establish new acreage using cutting-edge methods; projected costs and the resources available to growers for selecting new planting sites; how to best manage existing acreage to maximize returns of high-quality fruit; basic information on blueberry plant physiology to help growers minimize environmental stresses and improve yield potential; nutrient management programs for optimal growth and quality; irrigation and fertigation practices for higher quality and better efficiency; use of organic amendments and mulches; using weed mat as a mulch (strengths and possible weaknesses); planning for and improving machine harvest efficiency; pruning for hand or machine harvest (where can you cut corners….or not), maximizing pollination for good fruit and seed set; overviews of the most important blueberry viruses, diseases, insects, weeds, and vertebrate pests; and tools for good pest management. Information throughout the program will address the needs of conventional, transitional, and organic growers. For more information see our draft agenda.

Attendees will have the opportunity to socialize with speakers and other industry members during breaks, lunches, social hour, and dinner, all of which are included in the registration fee. The registration fee also includes a proceedings booklet, containing written summaries and relevant information for each topic covered, and a USB flash drive with PDF versions of the presentations (available at the event).

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Lane County Livestock Association Breakfast Educational Program

Small Farms Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

 

For more information contact Shelby Filley (541) 672-4461  shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu

 

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Linn-Benton Livestock & Forages Breakfast Educational Program

Small Farms Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

 

For more information contact:

Shelby Filley (541)672-4461   shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu

 

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2015 OSU Oregon Small Farms Conference

Small Farms Events - 6 hours 35 min ago
Saturday, February 28, 2015 (all day event)

This daylong event is geared toward farmers, agriculture professsionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets.

Twenty-four sessions will be offered on a variety of topics relevant to Oregon small farmers including small farm profitability, meat processing, orcharding and much more!  This year will also include a track in Spanish. 

Speakers will include farmers, OSU Extension faculty, agribusiness representatives and more.  

For more conference details and registration please visit: http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/sfc

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