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Diversity in Science

5 Questions: Kameron Kadooka on advancing equity, access and inclusion in the College of Science

The College’s first director of equity access and inclusion discusses how collaboration, transparency and accountability will build a more diverse and equitable College of Science.  

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News

Kameron Kadooka named new director of Equity, Access and Inclusion in the College of Science

  The College of Science is thrilled to announce Kameron Kadooka as its director of Equity, Access and Inclusion (EAI), effective April 1. “Equity work is culture change work, and I hope to see the culture of the College of Science move towards one that is welcoming of all, one that is equitable and accessible to everyone, especially those with marginalized identities,” said Kadooka.   

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Events

2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science gathered yesterday on February 22 to recognize academic and teaching excellence of our esteemed faculty and staff at the College's 2021-22 Combined Awards Ceremony. The first half of the ceremony celebrated exceptional research and administration.

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OSU Press Releases

Top lawyer recognized for powerful equity work

Attorney and alumnus Román D. Hernández was the recipient of the 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alumni Legacy Award at the 2021 Oregon State Black and Orange Awards.

Oregon State mathematicians Axel Saenz Rodriguez and Swati Patel
Mathematics

Welcoming new mathematicians to Oregon State

The College of Science welcomes Swati Patel and Axel Saenz Rodriguez who joined the Department of Mathematics as tenure-track assistant professors in September.  

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Diversity in Science

Kameron Kadooka is named interim director for Equity, Access and Inclusion

Kameron Kadooka, coordinator for OSU’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program (LSAMP), will serve as the interim director for Equity, Access and Inclusion (EAI) for the College of Science.

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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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Faculty and Staff

New integrative biology hire examines the mechanisms of evolution

With a unique background, extensive mentoring experience and research relevant to today’s big questions, new Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Mark A. Phillips is poised to make an impact at Oregon State University starting Fall 2021.

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News

Oregon State-led coalition pushes to increase universities' societal impacts, inclusivity

University promotion and tenure criteria and processes should be broadened and made more inclusive to value innovation, entrepreneurship and other forms of scholarly impact, a collaboration led by Oregon State University asserts today in a paper published in Science.

Isabel Rodriguez is the 2021 Harriet “Hattie” Redmond Awardee!
Graduate students

Isabel Rodriguez is the 2021 Harriet 'Hattie' Redmond Awardee

Congratulations to Isabel Rodriguez (M.S. Physics '21) for being the 2021 recipient of the Harriet “Hattie” Redmond Award. This award celebrates a member of the OSU community who works as an agent of change in service of racial justice and gender equity.

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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.