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Faculty and Staff

Grants to boost advances in mental health and cancer research

Two interdisciplinary teams received funding to pursue promising leads in mental health and cancer research.

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Faculty and Staff

New chemistry hire uses tiny pieces of gold to solve biomedical problems, promotes innovative mentoring

Mackiewicz is a new assistant professor in the chemistry department and was recruited earlier this year. Formerly at Portland State, her interdisciplinary research uses nanotechnology to solve problems related to human health and the environment.  

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Faculty and Staff

Pioneering chemist receives prestigious Humboldt Research Award

Chemist May Nyman received the Humboldt Research Award which will allow her to study at two leading institutions in Germany in 2021.

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Chemistry

Best-in-class: Ecampus chemistry is at the top of its game

OSU's Ecampus chemistry courses are some of the best in the nation. Here's how they did it.

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News

OSU Chem Store essential to campus safety

During the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down most operations across OSU, the OSU Chemistry Store became a central distribution point for the College of Science, creating sanitizer when it was sold out in stores. Sierra Hansen, Chemstores storekeeper, was a critical element of its success.

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Faculty and Staff

Oregon State University leads push to include innovation, entrepreneurship in faculty promotion, tenure criteria

Culminating a project led by chemist Rich Carter, leaders from 67 universities and 13 national organizations have unanimously voted to approve a set of recommendations for recognizing innovation and entrepreneurial achievements among the criteria for higher education faculty promotion and tenure.

University Day 2020
Faculty and Staff

Scientists recognized for research, service and mentoring excellence at 2020 University Day

Five faculty and scholars from the College of Science are among this year’s award recipients at University Day, OSU’s most prestigious annual awards for research mentoring, scholarship, teamwork, teaching and service.

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Students

Aspiring forensic scientist gets boost from research opportunities

Many of us know of forensic science from crime TV shows. Madeline Bloom, an incoming senior in honors chemistry, is trying to make it her life.

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Materials Science

Historic blue pigment discovered at Oregon State approved for commercial use

The vibrant blue discovered by Oregon State University researcher Mas Subramanian has cleared its final regulatory hurdle: The Environmental Protection Agency has approved its use for commercial purposes, including in paint for the artists who have long coveted it.

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Faculty and Staff

Faculty excellence: Promotions and tenure 2020

Congratulations to the following faculty for receiving promotions and /or tenure for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Students

Exploring the Options: Cindy Cedeño chose OSU for research opportunities

Cindy Cedeño, a chemistry major and graduating senior, transferred to OSU to pursue her passion for research.

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News

Chemistry student picked for DOE research program

A Ph.D. candidate in the OSU College of Science has been selected for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research program.