This past summer, Ph.D. student Savanah Leidholt set out to create a summer “bootcamp” for area high school students to draw more students from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, low-income and other diverse backgrounds to the study of microbiology.
One question changed the course of Tari Tan’s (Biochemistry & Biophysics, ‘08) professional career.
Stan Cates worked full-time to earn his degree, becoming the first person in his immediate family to graduate from college. He reflects on OSU's strengths and weaknesses in supporting non-traditional students.
Biophysicist Afua Nyarko has received $820K over a four-year period to conduct research into biological processes important for the regulation of cell growth, memory and kidney function. She hopes that her research will broaden the scope of scientific knowledge, opening new doors for disease treatment.
An award-winning scholar and undergraduate researcher in biochemistry assistant professor Afua Nyarko’s lab, Diego Rodriguez exemplifies the power of using perseverance and dedication to achieve one’s goals.
A scientific breakthrough leads to an innovative solution for the marketplace.
The university-wide Beaver Connect mentoring program is one of several ambitious initiatives that have helped undergraduate student success, leading to the highest ever first-year retention rate of 85.4% at Oregon State University.
The Science Professional Pursuits Program helped biology graduate Jade Sentker find her career path through 1-on-1 coaching, skill-building for job search and interview preparedness.
Matching last year's record, eight science faculty will receive awards at University Day, OSU’s most prestigious annual awards.