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Chemistry to host Zoom Q&A: "Ask Me Anything"

Peer advisor Madeline Bloom will serve as a panelist on the May 26 Ask Me Anything virtual information session. 

Do you have questions about OSU’s College of Science or the chemistry major? Join us on Tuesday, May 26 at 3:30 p.m. PST for a chemistry Ask Me Anything information session for admitted College of Science students. Click here to register today!

This event will allow you to connect with an instructor, an advisor, and current chemistry students. By joining us via Zoom for this Q&A, you can connect with the people who can answer all your questions about majoring in chemistry and the student experience in the College of Science.

The AMA panel will include:

  • Christine Pastorek is senior instructor and lead academic advisor for the Department of Chemistry. She helped develop OSU's Integrated Laboratory program for chemistry majors. As part of this program, she teaches Experimental Chemistry II advanced lab courses for junior and senior chemistry majors that emphasize first-hand experiences using modern scientific instrumentation.  
  • Margie Haak is a senior instructor who teaches first-year general chemistry courses and serves as an academic advisor for students in the Chemistry Education option. She is also involved in science outreach to the community, presenting about 20 Family Science & Engineering Nights at elementary schools in the Willamette Valley and Siletz each year.
  • Madeline Bloom is a College of Science peer advisor and junior chemistry major with an option in forensic science and an Honors College student from Medford, Oregon. As a peer advisor, Madeline can answer any questions you have and help you register for classes, apply for scholarships and give virtual tours of the College of Science. 
  • Maylita Brougher is a graduating senior chemistry student from Eugene, Oregon. She has experience with OSU's degree partnership program, online classes, undergraduate research in multiple labs, on-campus and co-op housing options, community volunteering and much more! 

At Oregon State, we are committed to your success as a student and afterward. Our chemistry program prepares graduates for rewarding jobs in fields ranging from medicine to healthcare to scientific research to forensic science and education. Positions OSU chemistry majors have held include:

  • Lead brewer and General Manager, Ancestry Brewing
  • Research scientist, Duke Environmental Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Doctor of Emergency Medicine, Adventist Health
  • Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Forensic Scientist, Oregon State Police
  • Product Development Engineer, Chevron
  • Cellar Master, NW Wine Co.
  • Senior Chemistry Manager, Nike

Other OSU chemistry graduates have been accepted to top-tier graduate programs in chemistry and applied areas at UC Berkeley, University of Southern California, UCLA, University of Washington, and others.  

We look forward to answering your questions and connecting with you on May 26! To register for this event, click here.


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