Environment Events

Octave Levenspiel Memorial

1 hour 43 min ago
Saturday, April 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A memorial service in celebration of the life of Professor Octave Levenspiel will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, in the Memorial Union Lounge. The service will start around 2 p.m. All are welcome. Further details can be found at: http://levenspiel.com.

National Get Outdoors Day

1 hour 43 min ago
Saturday, June 3, 2017 (all day event)

The fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 from 10am-3pm at Peavy Arboretum. This free event is hosted by OSU College of Forestry and OSU Benton County Extension, and will feature a variety of hands-on activities to connect youth and families with the great outdoors. Spanish speaking volunteers will provide bilingual assistance. 

Join us and discover the forest in your backyard. For more information visit the website at: http://cf.forestry.oregonstate.edu/get-outdoors-day

Undergraduate Engineering Expo

1 hour 43 min ago
Friday, May 19, 2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This year's Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from across the disciplines: Biological & Ecological Engineering; Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering; Civil & Construction Engineering; Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering; and Nuclear Science & Engineering.

FIRST robots from local high schools will also be on display.

High school teachers - register to bring your students:

The Expo is a great learning opportunity for high school students who are interested in science and technology or may be considering a career in engineering. 

Reservations must be made for all groups of 15 or more. Register here!

Oregon State engineering students may volunteer for this event. Volunteer for at least two hours and receive a free t-shirt. Register to volunteer here. 

Start Smart

1 hour 43 min ago
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Leadership Academy Pillar: Member Choice: PURPOSEFUL or PROFESSIONAL

This workshop is for women students in Engineering and Business. It will teach you how to determine what employers are paying for the job you want when you graduate and how to negotiate to be paid what you are worth doing that job. 
Participants will learn about salary resources they can use and will have the opportunity to discuss negotiation dynamics in roundtables with professional women from industry and 
academia at the conclusion of the session. Dinner will be provided!

This event is offered in partnership through the COE’s Program for Women & Minorities, the COE Leadership Academy, and the COB Career Success Center.

Register here for this session.

Leadership Academy members DO NOT register through the Leadership Academy Portal for this event, instead register here. The attendance will be recorded via the Leadership Academy Portal and follow up surveys will become available in your account.

COE Faculty Development Workshop

1 hour 43 min ago
Friday, May 12, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

This workshop focuses on ways to improve your teaching practices. Presenters include:

Dr. Milo Kretsky

Full Workshop series and registration: http://red.engr.oregonstate.edu/2016-2017

COE Faculty Development Workshop

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 2:35pm
Friday, April 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

This workshop focuses on ways to recruit, retain, and mentor GTAs and GRAs. Presenters include:

Dr. Dorthe Wildenschild, Dr. Joe McGuire, and Dr. Irem Tumer

Full Workshop series and registration: http://red.engr.oregonstate.edu/2016-2017

The CO Maker Fair

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 2:34pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 - Saturday, April 15, 2017 (all day event)

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OSU to host events celebrating hands-on learning and maker culture April 14-15

 

By Michelle Klampe, 541-737-0784, Michelle.klampe@oregonstate.edu

Contact: Charles Robinson, 541-737-6535, charles.robinson@oregonstate.edu

 

This article is available online: http://bit.ly/2mTy4lH

 

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will host The Co., a two-day event celebrating hands-on learning and maker culture, April 14-15 on the Corvallis campus.

 

“SEA Through the Eyes of an Artist” will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 14 at Furman Hall. The fourth-annual Corvallis Maker Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15 in the Memorial Union Ballroom and the Student Experience Center Plaza. Both events are free and open to the public.

 

“Maker” culture is a popular movement honoring craftsmanship and technology and the sharing of knowledge, skills and resources. The CO. event offers the OSU community and the public an opportunity to collaborate, innovate and create. The event also provides a forum for teaching the value of hands-on learning in classrooms from kindergarten through college.

 

“SEA Through the Eyes of an Artist” is a new event this year, hosted by the College of Education in conjunction with The CO. and SPARK, OSU’s year-long celebration of the arts and science. All events are free and open to the public. The schedule is:

•   9:30 a.m. to noon: Activities for K-12 students including a Muddy Creek project demonstration; SMILE (Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences);StreamWebs; Art at Sea; and Storytime with Judy Li. Furman Hall.

•   1-2 p.m.: Keynote speaker, Brownwyn Bevan of the University of Washington College of Education, who will deliver an interactive keynote presentation on makerspace research in the Learning Innovation Center, Room 100.

•   2-5 p.m.: Activities for the OSU community, including an earthquake/tsunami activity station; an “interpret your research” competition for graduate students to demonstrate their dissertation or capstone projects through music, dance, painting or other art forms; and happy hour with Bevan. Furman Hall.

•   5-9 p.m.: Activities for families and the community, including a COSIA activity station. Furman Hall.

 

Other activities include an arts and science geocaching quest throughout the OSU campus; panels to inspire women and girls to enter STEM fields, presented by the campus groups Women in Science and Women in Engineering; and a show focused on arts and science presented by the Corvallis Public Library. A full schedule of events is available online: http://www.corvallismakerfair.org/the-co-2017/sea-through-the-eyes-of-an-artist/.

 

At Saturday’s Maker Fair, attendees can talk to experts in the arts, crafts, technology, and sciences and leave with unique souvenirs such as Michael Boonstra’s laser-etched cedar selfies. Visitors can also tie flies with OSU Fly Fishing, experience virtual reality gaming with Solid Fuel Studios, help build a Mars lander based on the actual Viking design plans with the Viking Mars Mission Preservation and Education Team, learn basic programming concepts with the OSU Open Source Lab, find out about the process of creating pigments with the Mobile Color Lab and more

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The CO. is organized by a team of OSU faculty, staff, and students and professionals from the Corvallis area. Sponsors and partners for the 2017 event include HP, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, OSU College of Education, OSU College of Forestry, OSU Division of Outreach and Engagement, OSU College of Liberal Arts, OSU Libraries and Press, and SPARK.

 

Registration information, a complete schedule, exhibitor list and additional details about the events are available on the event website, www.corvallismakerfair.org.

 

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About Oregon State University: OSU is one of only two U.S. universities designated a land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant institution. OSU is also Oregon’s only university to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. Its approximately 27,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 90 nations. OSU programs touch every county within Oregon, and its faculty teach and conduct research on issues of national and global importance.

The CO Corvallis Maker Fair

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 2:34pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The CO  is an annual Oregon maker fair, hosted by Oregon State University. It is free and open to all ages, and supports the open and inclusive exploration of hands-on learning opportunities.

 

http://www.corvallismakerfair.org/

 

Beaver BarCamp 17

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 2:42pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (all day event)

Share your passion, connect with others, and learn something new at Beaver BarCamp 17. This is an informal un-conference that has been hosted by the OSU Open Source Lab for over 10 years. Attendees can participate in sessions throughout the day or propose their own session on a project, hobby or research interest. Help us fill OSU’s Kelley Engineering Center with interesting ideas and skills.

Continental breakfast and U-Hero lunch provided.

Free registration at http://beaverbarcamp.org/