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Science receives seven awards at University Day for research, teaching excellence, mentorship and diversity advocacy

College of Science faculty, staff and graduate students received awards for innovative teaching, diversity advocacy, mentorship and more at University Day, Oregon State University’s prestigious annual awards. 

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Martin O'Neill fellow Nima Laal changing the picture of modern physics

Physics Ph.D. candidate Nima Laal has a poster on his wall of an alien spaceship. The text on the bottom reads “I want to believe.”  To Laal, the poster isn’t referencing creatures from another planet, but instead the search for elusive gravitational waves.    

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New endowed faculty scholar position honors late professor

Mathematics Professor Malgorzata (Malgo) Peszynska has been named the inaugural Joel Davis Endowed Faculty Scholar.

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Evolutionary biologist wins National Institutes of Health award

Molly Burke, assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, has received the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) — a unique grant that will support multiple projects focused on aging and infertility.

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Microbiology

Microbiologist Jerri Bartholomew elevates microbes to fine art

Bartholomew’s glasswork that fuses artistry with research is on exhibition in The Little Gallery in Kidder Hall from March 7 to April 8, 2022. A new fellowship invites scientist-artists to explore interdisciplinary projects. 

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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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News

Kameron Kadooka named new director of Equity, Access and Inclusion in the College of Science

  The College of Science is thrilled to announce Kameron Kadooka as its director of Equity, Access and Inclusion (EAI), effective April 1. “Equity work is culture change work, and I hope to see the culture of the College of Science move towards one that is welcoming of all, one that is equitable and accessible to everyone, especially those with marginalized identities,” said Kadooka.   

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Events

2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science gathered yesterday on February 22 to recognize academic and teaching excellence of our esteemed faculty and staff at the College's 2021-22 Combined Awards Ceremony. The first half of the ceremony celebrated exceptional research and administration.

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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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News

Oregon State opens the world’s first-ever Genetic Code Expansion center

The NIH will fund Oregon State's GCE4All for a total of $5.6M over five years, solidifying the University as a world leader in GCE protein engineering.