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Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

Mathematically, Scientifically Impossible!

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Talk about a Breakthrough…OSU 27:USC 21


Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

We’d like to introduce you to Dr. Vince Remcho. He’s our new Associate Dean in the College of Science–everyone is so glad he succumbed to the wooing of his colleagues and has taken on this new role. He’ll continue to stay busy as a Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science in our Chemistry […]

Because The Previous Post About Our Dean Was a Little Unkind

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

What fun would we be having at Breakthroughs HQ if we couldn’t make fun of the Dean now and then? Sherm took issue with the “venerable” comment, but he couldn’t really defend the “bad fashion” comment, it turns out. Here’s another photo. He says this: “….we’re getting beaten up on the way to Tokyo from […]

Breakthroughs in Science: New York

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The College is sincerely grateful to Dr. Jim Paul (PhD ’71) and Dr. Kala Paul (M ’72 Microbiology) for hosting our second Breakthroughs in Science: Solutions for a Changing World dinner event in New York on June 18. Our New York event was held at Triomphe Restaurant (named by the New York Times as one […]

Haute Couture Hits High Seas

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Sherm (our venerable Dean) has escaped the office and is now at sea on a Japanese ship collecting data. We’re filing this under “General News” because we don’t have a category for “Someone Call The Fashion Police.”

Breakthroughs in Science: Houston

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

A BIG thank-you goes out to College of Science Board Member, Rusty Gorman (Zoology ’73) and Ruth Spence for hosting our Breakthroughs in Science: Solutions for a Changing World event in Houston on May 9. The event, held at The Grove Restaurant in Downtown Houston’s Discovery Green Park, was well attended by College of Science […]

Chief pre-med advisor receives Founders Award

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Congratulations to Chere Pereira, chief pre-med advisor at OSU for 21 years, for her receipt of the Founders Award from the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation. “Chere is an inspiring leader in promoting students’ interest in entering the osteopathic medical field,” said Dr. John Pham, a former OSU student who presented her the award. Here, in […]

2008 Scholarship Dessert

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

On Thursday, May 22, the College of Science honored its exceptional students receiving scholarship awards for the academic year 2008-09 with a dessert and awards ceremony. The event, held in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center’s Cascade Ballroom, was attended by students, their parents, donors and faculty, with opening and closing remarks by Dean Sherman Bloomer. […]

Welcome to the Breakthroughs in Science Blog

Monday, May 5th, 2008

Remarkable things are happening in the College of Science at Oregon State and we want to share the news with you – on a daily basis. We hope you’ll drop in when it is convenient for you (and often!) to learn about research coming out of the College, student achievements, star faculty and occasionally a […]

Corvallis: Green (and orange) place to live

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008