Public can hear Michelle Obama at OSU commencement

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State University says tickets will be available for 1,000 members of the general public to hear first lady Michelle Obama give the commencement address at the graduation ceremony June 17 in Reser Stadium.

The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/cvCUdP) people can reserve up to two tickets online on the OSU commencement website. People must show photo ID to pick up tickets June 12 and June 13 at the Reser Stadium ticket window.

In addition to speaking, the first lady also will be seeing her brother, Craig Robinson, the OSU basketball coach. The White House also says she's interested in university research on strategies to prevent and reduce obesity.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com