Narrators: M-O

Miriam Orzech Oral History Interview (1 of 4)

Miriam Orzech

  • Sandy Macnab, bachelor's in General Agriculture (1975), master's in Education (1981), OSU Extension agent in Sherman and Wasco counties (1979-2011)
  • Urmila Mali, bachelor's in Communication and Media Studies (1992), master's in Interdisciplinary Studies (1995), co-director of the Educational Opportunities Program
  • Bob Malouf, master's (1971) and Ph.D. (1975) in Fisheries, Director of Oregon Sea Grant (1991-2008)
  • Simeon Mamaril, community liaison, policy maker and fundraiser for the Asian Family Center
  • Melinda Manore, Ph.D. in Nutrition (1984), Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (2001-2016)
  • John Markham, master's in Oceanagraphy (1967), courtesy faculty in Oceanography
  • Alyssa Martin, bachelor's in Civil Engineering (2015), women's basketball player (2010-2014)
  • Bruce Mate, Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife Science, founder and director of the OSU Marine Mammal Institute
  • Chris Mathews, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics (1978-2002), co-author of Biochemistry
  • LaMont Matthews, bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering (1956), fifty-year career at CH2M Hill as an engineer, project manager and Vice President of Industrial and Energy Systems
  • Anna May, bachelor's in Forest Management (2005), partner at Starker Forests, Inc.
  • Jill McAllister, minister at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis
  • June McAllister, bachelor's in Secretarial Science (1940), matriarch of a five-generation Oregon State family
  • Mike McAllister, bachelor's in Geology (1967), U.S. Navy officer, oceanographer, meteorologist and geophysicist for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and the Snohomish County Emergency Management Agency
  • Kiah McConnell, undergraduate in Sociology, creator of "OSU LGBTQ+ Community Film"
  • Mina McDaniel, bachelor's (1967) and master's (1968) in Food Science and Technology, Professor of Food Science and Technology, director of the OSU Sensory Science Laboratory, director of Academic Programs and Academic Assessment (1983-2006)
  • Justin McDaniels, student in Political Science, co-organizer of the "I, Too, Am OSU" campaign and the 2014 Solidarity March.
  • Duane McDougall, bachelor's in Business and Technology (1974), former President and Chief Executive Officer of Willamette Industries
  • Mark McKay, sixth generation hop grower in St. Paul, Oregon
  • Art McKee, H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest Director
  • Jessina McGregor, honors bachelor's degree in Microbiology and International Studies (2001), Professor of Pharmacy
  • Starr McMullen, Professor Emerita of Economics (1980-2014), winner of the 2014 National Senior Fiddle Championship
  • Carol Menken-Schaudt, bachelor's in Broadcast Journalism (1985), All-American and gold medal-winning basketball player
  • Charlie Miller, Professor of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (1969-2003)
  • Fred Milton (family of), a remembrance of Fred Milton, an OSU football player whose refusal to shave his beard led to the 1969 Black Student Union Walkout
  • Dharma Mirza, drag performer and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights
  • Edward Miyakawa, author and retired architect, interned during World War II
  • Linda Modrell, clerical worker and Business Services Manager for OSU Extension, accountant for the College of Health and Human Performance (1961-1987), Benton County Commissioner (1999-2015)
  • Andrew Moldenke, Research Associate in Entomology (1983-2000) specializing in soil creatures and plant pollinators
  • Frank Moore, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Zoology (1975-2007), amphibian researcher and discoverer of the vasotocin hormone
  • Chiyo Mori, retired pattern-maker, interned during World War II, wife of Perry Mori
  • Perry Mori, Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of New Mexico, interned during World War II
  • Richard Morita, Professor Emeritus of Microbiology and Oceanography (1963-1988), interned during World War II, researched the biology of species living in extreme earth environments
  • Lisa Morrison, owner of Belmont Station in Portland, helped establish PDX Beer Week and Craft Beer Month
  • Philip Mote, Associate Dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute
  • Ken Nagao, architect, founder of the Asian Celebration, active in other Eugene-area advocacy activities
  • Gary Nance, brewer at McMenamins on Monroe in Corvallis, Oregon
  • Ivan Newton, bachelor's in Horticulture (1948), master's in Natural Resources (1956), Extension Service certification specialist for seeds and feeds, USAID agricultural extension advisor
  • Mike Newton, master's in Forestry (1959) and Ph.D. in Botany (1964), Professor Emeritus of Forestry (1959-1999), expert on weed control in forested settings
  • Linda Nguyen, Energy Assistant with the Asian Family Center Anti-Poverty Program
  • Connie KY Nguyen-Truong, fellow of the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Institute, worked on the Asian Family Center Vietnamese Women's Health Project
  • Melanie Nichol, bachelor's in Biocultural Anthropology (2015), graduate student in Applied Anthropology and Spanish instructor at OSU
  • Keith Nishida, Ph.D. candidate in the OSU School of Design and Human Environment, founder of DAMchic magazine
  • David Noakes, Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife, director and senior scientist at the Oregon Hatchery Research Center (OHRC)
  • Bob Nye, Professor Emeritus of the History of Science (1994-2007), scholar of the history of sexuality
  • Gloria O'Brien, bachelor's in Horticulture (2015), Biological Science Technician in the Department of Greenhouse Operations, former president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) sub-local 083
  • Occupying Margins, a panel discussion on gender that focuses in particular on the experiences of non-binary/genderqueer/gender non-conforming folx
  • Karl Ockert, Director of Brewery Operations at Deschutes Brewery
  • Hiroshi Ogawa, artist and pottery instructor, interned during World War II
  • Chidi Okonkwo, master's student in Public Health, international student from Nigeria
  • Karen Olivo, widow of Arthur Olivo, a student and groundskeeper at Colegio César Chávez
  • Bob Olson, Professor Emeritus of Parasitology at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (1968-2000)
  • Owen Osborne, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (1971-1977), Information Coordinator for Energy Extension (1977-1982), Associate Director of Programs for OSU Extension (1990-1998)