Monthly Archives: February 2012

Have you heard? Roald Hoffmann is the 2012 Pauling Legacy Award Winner

Today marks the 111th anniversary of Linus Pauling’s birth and what better way to mark the occasion than by announcing the recipient of an award named after Dr. Pauling? Dr. Roald Hoffmann, chemist, educator, author and Nobel laureate, is the … Continue reading

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The day Parker almost wasn’t a stadium…

You may already know Oregon’s stadium and field are both named after Oregon State alums, but did you know there were talks about building a shared stadium for the arch-rivals?? By June of 1952, over $300,000 had been raised to … Continue reading

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Treasures of the McDonald Collection: an online exhibit

Take a break this weekend and peruse one of OSU’s oldest and most intriguing resources with the OSU Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives Research Center’s newest exhibit “Treasures of the McDonald Collection.” The Mary McDonald Rare Book and Manuscript Collection … Continue reading

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SCARC on Pinterest? Oh what fun!

We got pinned! For those who thought we’d hit a social media development wall, fear not … OSU’s Special Collections & Archives Research Center has hopped on the Pinterest bandwagon! You can find us at https://pinterest.com/SCARCpinned/. What’s Pinterest? Lots of people use … Continue reading

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New Flickr Commons set! Food Science and Technology

Although the trees and bushes are bare in our region,  foodies everywhere will delight in our new Flickr Commons set “Food Science and Technology.” Deliciously chock full of fruit testing and tasting, Food Science students, canning machinery, berry growers, canned … Continue reading

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“Now That’s Chemistry! The Love Story of Ava Helen and Linus Pauling”

One of Oregon State University’s most enduring stories of romance is that of the life-long love between Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling and his wife, Ava Helen, who met while Pauling was teaching at OSU… Mina Carson, an associate professor … Continue reading

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Hop on ! Brewing & beer

Gosh golly — from the theater department to Willamette Valley hop fields, our new Flickr Commons set “Hop on ! Brewing & beer” is a great glance into the harvesting, production, and consumption of beer! Want to know more about beer … Continue reading

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