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News

Fall social welcomes students

The College of Science invites all new and returning science students to our annual Fall Welcome Social on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the Valley Library Quad outside of Kidder Hall.

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News

College of Science Dean Roy Haggerty leaving to become provost of Louisiana State University

  Roy Haggery, dean of the College of Science since 2017, is leaving to become executive vice president and provost at Louisiana State University. He has been at Oregon State for over 26 years.  

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Students

BioHealth sciences senior pivots to medical device sales to ‘help patients breathe that much easier’

Cody Fretwell, (BioHealth Sciences, '22) switched from biology to biohealth sciences for the pre-physician assistant option.  Four years later, he is happy with his decision. “I’ve enjoyed a lot of the classes specific to my major, focusing more on the human aspects of biology.”

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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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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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Faculty and Staff

Research grants to seed the next great idea

Seed funding from the College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) program continues to bolster ambitious and expansive research projects across biomedical science, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics and more. 

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Events

2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in teaching and advising

The College of Science gathers to recognize excellence at the 2021-22 Teaching and Advising Awards.

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Events

Thought Leadership Forum: ‘The Future of Science’

The College of Science is pleased to announce the Thought Leadership Forum, an essential part of the College’s strategic planning process as  we develop our next strategic plan. The event is open to all members in the College, and attendees are welcome to join some or all of the sessions. 

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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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Graduate students

College of Science graduate students receive awards

We are proud of our many College of Science graduate students who have received honors, scholarships and fellowships this year. Here are a few highlights of some of these noteworthy students.  

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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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Integrative Biology

Oregon State Ph.D. candidate sheds light on better way to study reputedly secretive toad

Research by an Integrative Biology Ph.D. candidate Anne Devan-Song in Oregon State University’s College of Science has upended the conventional wisdom that for a century has incorrectly guided the study of the eastern spadefoot toad, which is considered endangered in part of its range.