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Marine Science

Rethinking the marine carbon cycle

Professor Stephen Giovannoni was recently published in Science Magazine

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Data Science


In the last two years, the College of Science has focused on augmenting its expertise in data and life sciences with strategic hires

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Math professor takes interdisciplinary approach to climate and energy

Professor Malgorzata Peszynska's current NSF-funded research takes an interdisciplinary approach to models important for global climate and energy studies.

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Alumni and Friends

Alumna spotlight: Suzanne McGrath

More than 40 years later, Suzanne McGrath still uses her math degree.

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Alumni and Friends

In memoriam

Melissa M. Schultz: Gone too soon

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Integrative Biology

Discover: Our collection of 3 million specimens of insects

Shining the light on arthropods

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Student Success

Moving the dial ahead on student success

Oregon State University has the potential to change the face of higher education

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Integrative Biology

Powerhouse PISCO

Marine ecologist Bruce Menge and PISCO researchers have attracted international attention.

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Data Science cuts across all science

The College of Science has developed a new statistics option for mathematics students, the only program of its kind among public universities in Oregon.

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Diversity: On the road

Generous donor and alumni support enabled our faculty and students to interact and connect with a diverse, vibrant science community.

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Materials Science

Materials revolution

What keeps our materials scientists up at night is how to expand the “chemistry toolbox” and make materials more sustainable, efficient and functional.

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Student spotlight

Claire Ostertag-Hill is using DNA sequencing and genetic screening tools to analyze virus genes