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Student Success

Coaching science students to be career-ready

The College combines both traditional and innovative approaches to make sure our science graduates are well prepared for lifelong success.

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Statistical innovations help decode the human microbiome

OSU statisticians were awarded a four-year $770K NIH grant to innovate statistical methods to study the human microbiome and its role in human health.

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Alumni and Friends

Biochemistry and Biophysics alumna builds next-gen robots

Rebecca Pankow (’11) was featured in New Yorker for her research on building a new generation of robots that work cooperatively with humans.

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150 years of science for land and sun

Science programs have guided the evolution of research and education at OSU since its 1868 land grant designation.

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Milestones: Oregon State Science at the helm for 150 years

The College of Science is proud to have many significant milestones in the last 150 years.

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Faculty and Staff

Mathematician speaks at global geosciences conference

Mathematician Malgo Peszynska was chosen as one of the plenary speakers at the 2017 SIAM Conference.

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Faculty and Staff

Dynamic duo in microbiology join OSU

The College of Science welcomes Maude David and spouse Kenton Hokanson, who joined the Department of Microbiology in January.

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Gilfillan Lecture: Catalyzing the transformation of science learning

Physics Professor Corinne Manogue will present the College of Science 2018 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture on April 5.

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Faculty and Staff

Celebrating excellence: 2018 teaching and advising awards

Exceptional teachers and advisors honored at the Winter 2018 Teaching and Advising Awards in the College of Science.

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Determination and excellence: The making of a Presidential Scholar

First-year chemistry major Maria Lachino Sonato is a recipient of OSU's Presidential Scholarship, which is awarded to the highest-caliber high school seniors in Oregon.

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Physics head Heidi Schellman, a leader on campus and abroad

Heidi Schellman is one of those rare academics who has remained engaged and successful in three distinct areas — research, teaching and administration.

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Faculty and Staff

Physics professor takes the reins as associate dean

Physics professor Henri Jansen is appointed new Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs in the College of Science, effective January 29, 2018.