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Román Hernández
Alumni and Friends

Attorney and science alum awarded Alumni Legacy Award for civil rights advocacy

Román D. Hernández (’92), an alumnus of the College of Science, received the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Legacy Award on the occasion of the 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Oregon State University.

Warren Washington in office space
Alumni and Friends

Eminent climate scientist wins 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Science Award

Pioneering climate scientist and alumnus Warren Washington to present the 2019 Distinguished Lecture on October 11, 2019.

Edward and Janet Chen with Roy Haggerty in lobby
Alumni and Friends

Distinguished Service Award: Embracing a legacy of Chinese scholarship

The Wei Family Foundation will receive College of Science Distinguished Service Award for their extraordinary commitment to the university and institution.

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Alumni and Friends

2019 Distinguished Alumni Awardee, a visionary in the winemaking landscape

Zelma Long (’65) is one of America’s best-known winemakers. Considered a pioneer in California wines, she is known for cultivating premium wines with scientific rigor.

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Alumni and Friends

2019 Young Alumni Awardee makes waves as marine ecologist and ocean storyteller

Biology and chemistry alumna Megan Cook receives 2019 Young Alumni Award, a tribute to her global career build spanning research, marine operations, media communication and ocean education.

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Alumni and Friends

Biochemist alumna named 2019 AAAS Fellow

Malin Young (’92, ’94), an Oregon State University alumna and biochemist, was elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Alumni and Friends

Alumnus Warren Washington to receive prestigious Tyler Prize for pioneering climate studies

Pioneering climate scientist and alumnus Warren Washington is a co-recipient of the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, often referred to as the Nobel Prize for the Environment.

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Mathematics

Communicating math through aerial acrobatics

Mathematics alumna Nancy Scherich (M.S., ’13) has bridged the worlds of art and math to great acclaim.

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing outstanding achievement: 2018 Alumni Awards

Three outstanding scientists received the 2018 College of Science Alumni Awards.

Marian Waterman in front of brick building
Biochemistry & Biophysics

Scientist who discovered protein involved in cancer metastasis named Alumni Fellow

Alumna Marian Waterman, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Irvine, is honored as 2018 Alumni Fellow.

Joan Countryman Suit with her husband with research equipment
Microbiology

Microbiologist involved in advancing the field of microbial genetics receives alumni award

Microbiologist Joan Suit (B.S. '53) who spent her career at MIT receives Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

Justin Hall with his daughters in park
Biochemistry & Biophysics

Pharmaceutical scientist credits biochemistry and biophysics Ph.D. as key to success

Justin Hall (Ph.D. ’10) is excited to return to Oregon State University and give back to the community that helped jumpstart his success at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.