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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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Biomedical Science

Synergies unleashed to tackle human health and disease

OSU scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to human health, working across the life, physical and mathematical sciences to spur fresh thinking and innovations.

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing outstanding achievement: 2018 Alumni Awards

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

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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.

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Students

Meet our class of 2022

The College of Science welcomes 744 new first-year students and 180 transfer students in fall 2018.

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Events

Science faculty recognized for excellence at 2018 University Day

Eight science received some of OSU’s most prestigious awards for scholarship, teamwork, and mentoring at 2018 University Day.

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Faculty and Staff

College of Science research funding from FY18

The College of Science received $11.3 million in research grants and awards in FY18.

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Materials Science

Japanese musician recreates YInMn blue to help the children of Fukushima

YInMn blue - aka Soma Blue - spreads a message of hope and transformation in the city of Soma affected by the devastating Fukushima nuclear meltdown after Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Chemistry

Famed nuclear chemist elected Fellow of American Chemical Society

Chemistry professor Walter Loveland named a 2018 Fellow by the American Chemical Society.

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Microbiology

Two science graduates win 2018 Fulbright awards

Microbiology alumni Dang Duong ('18) and Grace D'Angelo ('17) are selected for the 2018-19 Fulbright Awards.

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Student Success

Science faculty receive $1 million to increase inclusivity and success of diverse students

Science faculty awarded prestigious HHMI grant to develop culturally inclusive pedagogies in STEM programs.

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Physics

Fungi-produced pigment shows promise as semiconductor material

Physicist Oksana Ostroverkhova discovers a semi-conducting material in organic pigment secreted by wood-eating fungi.