September 19, 2023
Keynote Address: 10:30 a.m. to Noon | Learning Innovation Center (LINC) Room 128
Lunch and Expo: Noon to 2 p.m. | Outdoor area between LINC and Austin Hall
2023 University Day Speaker
President, National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Marcia McNutt will be Oregon State's 2023 University Day Speaker. McNutt is a geophysicist and the 22nd president of the National Academy of Sciences. From 2013 to 2016, she was the editor-in-chief of Science journals. McNutt was director of the U.S. Geological Survey from 2009 to 2013, during which time USGS responded to a number of major disasters, including Deepwater Horizon oil spill. For her work to help contain that spill, McNutt was awarded the U.S. Coast Guard's Meritorious Service Medal. She is a fellow of the American Geophysical Union, Geological Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Association of Geodesy. McNutt is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Foreign Member of the Royal Society, UK, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy. In 1998, McNutt was awarded the AGU’s Macelwane Medal for research accomplishments by a young scientist, and she received the Maurice Ewing Medal in 2007 for her contributions to deep-sea exploration.
At Oregon State University, it is our tradition for all faculty and staff to gather together on University Day, a celebratory launch to the academic year. University Day and includes a powerful keynote address, meaningful discussion, awards recognition, and fun prizes for participants.
Check out The keynote presentation recorded Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023.