Moore is an Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Philosophy. She came to OSU in 1975. She is an environmental philosopher, and taught many classes about humans’ place in the natural world. She co-founded and served as a senior fellow with the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word. She has won many awards for her writing, including an Oregon Book Award for her 2005 work, The Pine Island Paradox: Making Connections in a Disconnected World.
The Administrative Services Building opened in 1972, replacing the temporary Camp Adair buildings that had been used for the previous 25 years. The building housed almost all of OSU’s administrative and student services, including the president’s office, as well as the State System of Higher Education’s Controllers’ Division. It was renamed the Kerr Administration Building in 1996.
The SMILE program (Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences) was created at OSU in 1988. SMILE seeks to promote interest in the STEM fields among Oregon's minority and under-served youth, and to encourage these students to attend college, by involving them in science- and math-based extracurricular activities.
The lab was established in 1981 in the School of Health and Physical Education. Today the lab, one of nine research labs in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, is used for studies pertaining to exercise energy metabolism, athletic performance, and body composition.
Menken earned First Team All-American status in 1981 and played on the Olympic gold medal winning 1984 United States women’s basketball team. She played for OSU from 1979 to 1981 and set several school records, some of which still stand.
Wes Schulmerich was the Beavers' first player to make it to the Major League level. Schulmerich was born on Wednesday, August 21, 1901, in Hillsboro, Oregon. He was 29 years old when he played his first big league game on May 1, 1931, with the Boston Braves. Schulmerich played for the Beaver from 1925-1927 Photo was used in the June 1983 Oregon Stater, vol. 17 no.4, page 19.