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Oregon State celebrates International Women’s Day with events on March 8

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By: Theresa Hogue, [email protected]

Source: Julianna Betjemann, 541-737-6209, [email protected]

This news release is available online: https://beav.es/Scw

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, recognizing achievements by women within Oregon State and globally, and highlighting continuing efforts to ensure gender equality throughout higher education, the workplace and society.

President Jayathi Y. Murthy and Provost Edward Feser will co-host a reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m., March 8, in the Memorial Union Lounge.

The event will include guest speakers, OSU Distinguished Professor Margaret Burnett, founder of The GenderMag Project, and Andrea Ballinger, vice provost for university information and technology. Both will provide comments related to the United Nations 2023 theme for International Women’s Day: “DigitAll: Innovation and technology for gender equality.”

A celebration station recognizing International Women’s Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 in the Student Experience Center Plaza, hosted by ASOSU Women & Gender and International and Cultural Coordinators. The event includes games, a hot cocoa bar and donuts, tables with Oregon State resources advancing the causes of women on campus, in the U.S. and around the world, and a space for envisioning feminist futures.

The International Women’s Day webpage provides additional details and a list of events being held throughout the year at OSU recognizing women and their achievements.

About Oregon State University: As one of only three universities in the nation designated as a land, sea, space and sun grant institution, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 35,000 students come from across the globe, and our programs operate in every Oregon county. Oregon State receives more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined. At our campuses in Corvallis and Bend, marine research center in Newport and top-ranked Ecampus online degree programs, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

On-campus TV and radio services: Oregon State University is equipped with on-campus television and radio studios/services that can be used by journalists. Live or live-to-tape broadcast television and radio interviews can be conducted using Vyvx, Zoom, Webex or Comrex (IP Audio). Oregon State staff can also gather b-roll and coordinate live-to-tape interviews on locations throughout campus. For radio, Oregon State’s Comrex (IP Audio) provides a broadcast-quality audio feed.

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