Noted researcher to speak at OSU commencement in June

Ann A. Kiessling, a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology, will give the commencement address at Oregon State University’s graduation ceremony this spring.

Student-directed comedy 'Beyond Therapy' opens March 6 in Lab Theatre at OSU

Student Davey Kashuba directs the quirky comedy, which also is the official opening for the newly renovated Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Performances of the student-directed play “Beyond Therapy,” a comedic portrait of love and neuroses, will begin at 7:30 p.m. March 6-8 and at 2 p.m. March 9 in the Lab Theatre at Oregon State University.


OSU Theatre student Davey Kashuba directs the production. The show also serves as the official opening for the newly renovated Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall, 30th and Campus Way.


“Beyond Therapy,” by Christopher Durang, is a quirky, modern love story about the ups and downs of love and dating. The play premiered in 1981 and remains one of Durang’s most frequently produced works.

The cast includes Oregon State students L.J. Duey as Bruce, Melissa Cozzi as Prudence, Sarah Sutton as Charlotte and Kolby Baethke as Bob. Corvallis community members Jonathan Thompson as Andrew and Chris Morrell as Stuart also join the cast.

Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for seniors, $5 for students/youth and $4 for OSU students. They are available for purchase through the OSU Theatre Box Office at 541-737-2784 or online at There is no reserved seating.

Arts endowment chairman to speak at Oregon State

John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts, will speak about his life experiences and First Amendment issues on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Oregon State University.

OSU receives honor for providing excellent work-life balance for employees

Oregon State University has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2014 from the WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress. 

History of Oregon State's African American football players featured in Feb. 18 discussion

The panelists, including former OSU football players Earnel Durden and Ken Simonton, will discuss the desegregation of football and what is has meant to the Oregon State program.

Pulitzer-winning play 'How I Learned to Drive' opens Feb. 13

The OSU Theatre’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “How I Learned to Drive” will show Feb. 13-15 and Feb. 21-22 beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the Withycombe Hall main stage.

Noted soprano and scholar of African-American music to come to OSU

Carren Moham, a professor of music at Illinois Wesleyan University, will come to OSU to lecture on African-American spirituals and perform a concert of songs by African-American composers.

Poet Gary Young to read at OSU on Feb. 7

Poet and artist Gary Young will read at Oregon State University on Friday, Feb. 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library rotunda

OSU to hold symposium Feb. 14-15 featuring LeGuin, others

A symposium designed to explore ways to live on Earth without exploiting the planet will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, at Oregon State University.

Innovative program producing needed computer science graduates

An online program at OSU is helping to address a national shortage of computer science graduates, while opening new careers to anyone who already has a bachelor's degree.