CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University will hold its 145th commencement on Saturday, June 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium.

The commencement speaker is Ann A. Kiessling, director of the independent Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation and a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology. She also will receive an honorary doctorate from the university.

Commencement is free and open to the public; no tickets are necessary.

Regional students graduating this June from Oregon State include Anna Moreno from Lovelock, with a Bachelor of Science in general science, and Jennifer Ortega with a Bachelor of Science in natural resources.