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Sonia Grutzius working with Ryan Mehl in the lab.
Student Success

Oregon's top pre-med program meets the growing demand for doctors

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a surging interest in science and medicine, attracting a new generation of students to a career in medicine. Enrollment in the College of Science’s pre-med program at Oregon State University has also remained high, with numbers averaging 90-100 pre-med students annually since 2019.  

Dang Duong working in surgery room with friends
Students

Making his mark on the world through social justice and human health

When Dang Duong embarked on his studies in microbiology he never imagined he'd gain a global perspective rooted in social justice.

Tonya Allison standing in front of waterfall and forest
Students

Sloths, toucans, kinkajous, hawks—this zoology senior has handled them all

Tonya Allison remembers never being encouraged to think about college. Now she is preparing for a career in wildlife conservation.

Shan Lansing and colleague working with lab equipment in blue lab coats
Students

Four years and two degrees later

Shan Lansing earned her master's degree in one year and her bachelor's in three. Now's she's beginning a career in medicine at Ohio State University.