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Students

Goldwater scholar already a 'highly prolific' published researcher

Honors Biochemistry and Molecular Biology junior Gretchen Fujimura is one of two Oregon State students to receive the 2022 Goldwater Scholarships, the nation’s top undergraduate award for sophomores and juniors in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Events

Support more students to pursue their passions on Dam Proud Day 2022

On April 27, our community is coming together for Oregon State University’s third annual Dam Proud Day – a single exciting day to support the success of our College of Science students. We are dedicated to building a better, stronger and more inclusive community where all students can pursue their passions and find their place in the College of Science.

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Events

Health Professions Fair connects students with professional schools and careers in healthcare

The Health Professions Fair – a fantastic way to learn about graduate education and careers in health care – will take place on April 19, 2022 from 10-2 in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the Corvallis campus.

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Students

BioHealth Sciences junior pursues a career in health advocacy

BioHealth Sciences Major Breanna Repp researched the epidemiology of health outcomes for SURE Science and explores women's health for her Honors thesis. 

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Students

Chemistry senior aims to make research ‘rich and accessible’

Honors college senior Alice Lulich graduates with three years of inorganic chemistry research experience on metal organic frameworks (MOFs), versatile compounds with diverse environmental and medical applications. 

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Events

Learning Assistant poster session highlights teaching excellence

On December 9, 2021, 87 undergraduate Learning Assistants (LAs) gathered in Weniger Hall for a poster presentation where they shared valuable insights about student learning that they had gained throughout the term.

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Students

How undergraduate research drives student success at OSU

Oregon State funds more high-impact undergraduate research experiences than any other university in the state.

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Diversity in Science

An inclusive future for science: Taking action on diversity, equity and access

The 2021-2024 Strategic Diversity Action Plan for the College of Science capitalizes on the core strengths of the College: An equity-minded community of students and scholars, a passion for scientific progress and a collective determination to defeat the barriers of inequality in science.

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People

Student clubs build communities of diverse scientists

College of Science students tap into a network of clubs to find their voice, grow professionally and serve the community. Groups underrepresented in STEM, including women, people of color and LGBTQ individuals, forge a more inclusive future together in these student clubs.

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Mathematics

New NSF award to support 'rich and intricate discoveries' in mathematics

Professor of mathematics Holly Swisher was awarded a NSF grant to investigate a number of problems that relate to modular and automorphic forms, which have played a central role in many major problems in number theory over the last century.

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Students

The Class of 2021 succeeds against all odds

The College of Science will graduate 670 undergraduate students with baccalaureate degrees in 2020-21, including 68 Honors graduates.