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Saki Nakai sitting outside in a forest.
Students

Mathematics graduate to research cross-cultural psychology for Fulbright

Pre-med Honors student Saki Nakai double majored in psychology and mathematics, completing a French minor abroad. Next year, a Fulbright award will support her research in Luxembourg. 

Fulbright awards for OSU science students
Students

Fulbright awards will take science students to Germany and New Zealand

Oregon State University and the College of Science are thrilled to congratulate biochemistry and molecular biology Honors student Maja Engler and biology alumna Emily Newton on receiving the 2021-2022 Fulbright Award.

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.

coral at bottom floor of shallow ocean
Students

Marine science student carries on Wei Family Foundation founder's love of travel

Half a world away in Australia, Milan Sengthep, a Wei Family Foundation Scholar, studied with world-renowned marine scientists at James Cook University.

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.