Grapic for 2023 University Day

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
Marcia McNutt
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.