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Grace Deitzler working with microscope in lab
Graduate students

2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to alumni and students

Two Ph.D. students in the College of Science Grace Deitzler in microbiology and John Stepanek in integrative biology — are among three OSU students to receive prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awards in 2020.

Choah Shin
Graduate students

Graduate science fellowship supports interdisciplinary mathematics and energy research

The 2019-2020 Larry Martin and Joyce B. O’Neill Fellowship was awarded to fifth-year mathematics Ph.D. student Choah Shin for high achievement in computational modeling.

Mathematics graduate student Ruby (Ali) Chick
Graduate students

Mathematics graduate student explores marine systems through an interdisciplinary lens

Mathematics graduate student Ruby Chick pursues interdisciplinary research on microplastics through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program at Oregon State University.

Ana Arteaga with PNNL engineer at booth
Chemistry

Chemistry Ph.D. student wins prestigious GEM Science Fellowship

Chemistry Ph.D. student Ana Arteaga was one of three graduate students at OSU to receive a prestigious GEM Fellowship in 2019.

Coral in the ocean floor
Research

Researchers identify type of parasitic bacteria that saps corals of energy

Microbiologists Rebecca Vega Thurber and Grace Klinges have proposed a new genus of bacteria that flourishes when coral reefs become polluted, making them more susceptible to disease.

Patrick Morar taking photo with Chris and Catherine Mathews outside Agriculture & Life Sciences Building
Graduate students

Mathews Fellow in biochemistry plans bioinformatics studies of disease-causing protein mutations

Doctoral student Patrick Morar is the 2019-20 Christopher and Catherine Mathews Graduate Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Naveen and Sarah in front of Owen Hall
Mathematics

Mathematics graduate student's leadership, innovative teaching, outreach and research garners awards

Mathematics graduate students are taking the lead in transforming undergraduate teaching and expanding math outreach activities.

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Graduate students

Microbiology grad student’s board game teaches ocean ecology

Microbiology graduate student develops a board game designed to help students understand the microbial ecology of the oceans and movement of biomass.

Courtney Rae Armour with husband and dog riding mountain bikes atop grassy hill
Graduate students

Inaugural science fellowship supports research in the Sharpton Microbiome Lab

The College of Science congratulates Courtney Rae Armour, the first graduate student to receive the Larry W. Martin & Joyce B. O’Neill Endowed Fellowship.

Amber Vogel sitting in office space
Graduate students

Amber Vogel selected as 2018 Mathews Fellow in biochemistry to study drug discovery

Ph.D. student Amber Vogel received the 2018-19 Christopher and Catherine Mathews Graduate Fellowship in biochemistry and biophysics.

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Student Success

Grad students energized by "Be your own best mentor" workshop

Lifelong professional development skills are taught in an award-winning workshop by alumna Dr. Carolee Bull.

Purple coral at bottom floor of shallow ocean
Marine Science

Funding for long-term studies promotes better science, environmental policy

The need for long-term research—which is highly valued by environmental scientists and policymakers—far outstrips the amount of funding awarded for it, according to a recent study.