Spring 2015 Oregon Stater
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Spring inserts

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Focus cover
Focus: College of Forestry
Forestry students head to the woods for hands-on learning at field school; urban forestry takes root; riding a new wave of renewables.

Impact cover
Impact: College of Science
The ever-growing field of mathematical biosciences; research updates; transforming an industry for a healthy planet

The Leadng Edge cover
The Leading Edge: College of Liberal Arts
Oregon's marijuana policy expert; Decemberists keyboardist builds an artistic life; commissioner's commitment to service.

Momentum cover
Momentum: College of Engineering
Humanitarian engineering takes root; couple empowers nuclear; lineage of teaching and mentoring.

Outreach and Engagement section
Outreach and Engagement
Engaging a global audience through online education; increasing accessibility through hybrid learning; taking down college costs, one text at a time.

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Cover story

Spring 2015 cover - Maness
Cover story: Timber!
Dean Thomas Maness discusses how the College of Forestry plans to build a $60 million research and teaching complex and help lead Oregon and the world into a new age of forest and wood science while reviving rural Oregon economies.

Dean Thomas Maness

More features & news

Pac-12 champions

Historic year for WBB
Beaver women's basketball claimed its first-ever Pac-12 title, hosted NCAA Tournament play for the first time ever and set a new record for wins with 27.

Front section

The front section
Letters; a few of President Ray's favorite things; point with pride; lose weight with wine; promenade from downtown to campus; vet med has new dean; a poisonous, yucky, squirmy little Pop Quiz.

Camel and racer
Getting the picture

Creative solar racers miss the checkered flag but win the photo contest.

A trio of students brings the celebrated idea factory to campus.

Kendall Derby
Juniper's Don Quixote
Kendall Derby wants to turn a high-desert pest into a source of jobs.

Terra: Toward optimal health
In this sampling of OSU's prizewinning research magazine, the university's researchers join forces for a healthier humanity.

Campaign report
Campaign for OSU
Summing up the historic success.

Association news
Alumni association news
Executive director calls alumni to service; student liaison hired; tour visits Cuba.

Brad Cardinal and Langton
Back in the Day
Langton Hall has an a-maze-ing history.

New sheriff in town
Football resets; Earthquake recalled; father-son moment; building for Beavers; wrestlers take conference.

Class Notes
Class Notes
New life members listed; Beavers remembered; a “cake lady” offers advice.
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