CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts is launching a speaker series, “Stories That Change Us,” through its new Social Action Works initiative that aims to help students meld their creative passions and desire for social change with their career goals.

The series will begin with a live virtual event at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, with speaker Mike Murawski, who will present “Transforming Museum Culture: Reinventing our Institutions and Ourselves.”

Murawski is co-producer of the global advocacy initiative, “Museums Are Not Neutral,” as well as the founding editor of the digital community “ArtMuseumTeaching” and co-founder of the Portland-based creative design and education project “Super Nature Adventures.”

The new speaker series is designed to give students the opportunity to hear from people who have created interesting and often self-designed careers, and to provide a network of professionals who can share their career paths, offer mentorship and serve as resources.

The event is free and open to all. For more information about the series and Social Action Works, visit To join the Oct. 22 Zoom event, click here.

College of Liberal Arts

About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts encompasses seven distinct schools, as well as several interdisciplinary initiatives, that focus on humanities, social sciences, and fine and performing arts. Curriculum developed by the college’s nationally and internationally-renowned faculty prepares students to approach the complex problems of the world ethically and thoughtfully, contributing to a student's academic foundation and helping to build real-world skills for a 21st century career and a purposeful life.

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