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Winter 2010

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Front section

James Rodgers scores

ON THE COVER
Thrilled fans react as OSU wide receiver James Rodgers steps across the goal line late in the Homecoming game, sealing a win over UCLA and making the Beavers bowl-eligible. A gallery of Homecoming photos is here.

FRONT SECTION

His best friend is a what? Table of contents; letters; campus news and the start of construction on the Linus Pauling Science Center. (Pages 2-13)

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Features, other sections

Orange Thunder at Bonneville

ORANGE THUNDER
Three buddies from their days at Oregon State set out to break a world speed recod without breaking the bank or themselves. (Inside front cover)

Ed Ray
CHEERFUL RESOLVE
OSU President Ed Ray is determined to make changes that will position the university to thrive despite Oregon's economic challenges. (Pages 14-17)


Dean Mark Abbott
POWERED BY OCEANS
OSU's research on, in and around the world's oceans is a shining example of having a "critical mass" in a key area of scientific discovery. (Pages 18-24)


Homecoming album
HOMECOMING ALBUM
An ongoing effort to make Homecoming a must-attend event for alumni took a giant step forward on Halloween weekend, and there are plenty of photographs to prove it. (Pages 38-43)

Back section
THE YOUNGEST EVER
David Noor was 11 years old when he was admitted to OSU. He graduated at 16. Now he's 30 and has a story to tell. (Pages 58-59)


Giving Back
GIVING BACK: HALLIE FORD'S LEGACY
While chimes played across campus at precisely 9:09 a.m. on September 9, 2009, a dream was launched that will benefit children and families in Oregon and beyond for decades to come. (Pages 25-31)

Back in the Day
BACK IN THE DAY: VARIED VOICES IN THE STUDENT PRESS; PLUS: MEMBERSHIP MATTERS: CHANGE IS GOOD; PORTLAND EVENTS; HONORED ALUMNI
Ever read the
Mouse Gazette? How about OSU This Weak? Then there were Poor Jensen's Almanac, Pensee, Scab Sheet, Gad-Fly, Electrical Discharge, Cosmopolitan Herald, Slip Stick Slander, Thermometer, Seismograph, and of course, the Seismograph-Thermometer. (Pages 32-37)

Sports
SPORTS SECTION: GOALIE FINDS ANOTHER WAY TO LEAD; HOOPS PREVIEWS, 12,000 BY 2012 IS THE GOAL
This wasn't exactly what Steve Simmons wanted to hear. Not long after being named men's soccer head coach at Oregon State this summer, Simmons learned that Mike Miller, a senior goalkeeper, would be unable to play his final season. (Pages 44-51)

Back section
CLASS NOTES, MORE
Class news; obituaries; answers to the Pop Quiz; alum from Ethiopia feeds Portlanders and helps his homeland, more. (Pages 52-end)


Synergies - The magazine of the College of Health & Human Sciences - Flex Page version
Synergies insert
SYNERGIES MAGAZINE
This 16-page magazine was produced by the College of Health & Human Sciences, and was inserted only into Oregon Staters mailed to the college's friends and alumni. It features news and features about HHS faculty, students and alumni.