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Oregon State zoology senior
Students

Zoology senior merges cultural identity and scientific curiosity

A graduating senior in zoology at Oregon State University, Devonte Casey has been deeply inspired by the synergy between his academic pursuits and his identity as a Native American.

Svea Bruslind standing by the ocean with her camera
Students

Presidential scholar and zoology major focuses on what many ignore

A Strawberry Princess who gets excited about roadkill. A valedictorian who doesn’t test well. A photographer who focuses on the unlovely. This is the stuff College of Science presidential scholars are made of.

Taylor Robinson in graduation gown, standing in forest
Integrative Biology

Science Professional Pursuits Program helped zoology major jumpstart her career

Taylor Robinson (’19) credits the SP3 program with teaching her practically how to be her best, most confident self in the job market.

Katrina Ann Hiebel zip lining down forest
Alumni and Friends

Support boosts momentum for aspiring zoologists

Support from the John and Diane Howieson Scholarship is transformative for zoology students, who use the time that they would have spent working to engage in hands-on experiences.

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.