Category Archives: Departmental News

National Science Foundation awards Dr. Jacob Hamblin, Professor of History and Dr. Linda Richards, Instructor of History a three-year grant.

The grant will support a hybrid project involving research as well as infrastructural development, the latter being a collaboration with SCARC to develop the Downwinders historical collection at OSU. Graduate students will help to conduct oral histories of scientists, victims, … Continue reading

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Peace march begins at OSU

Linda Richards, hosted a group participating in the 13th annual Pacific Northwest Interfaith Peace Walk. Full article

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History Is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data

Over the past 20 years, warnings from a variety of sources—from career counselors to administrators to government officials—have convinced many prospective college students (and their parents) that the only safe path to a well-paying job is through a STEM major. … Continue reading

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Check out the new spring edition of Terra magazine, featuring Profs. Mutschler, Guerrini and Osborne

Medicine and the State Historians shed light on science, illness and government

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Mike Osborne was elected to full membership in the International Academy of the History of Science in December 2016

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Philosophy Assistant Professor Barbara Muraca interviewed for podcast

Philosophy Assistant Professor Barbara Muraca was interviewed for a podcast organized by the German Green Foundation “Heinrich Boell” It is the 5th episode of a series on Climate Justice.

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Fall 2017 Classes on Flickr

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Finding the link between suicide and RSD

Last week Dr. Stephanie Jenkins, assistant professor of philosophy presented her work at an informal open forum discussing the effects of RSD. Full story here.

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Review for FOREST UNDER STORY in High Country News

In the western Cascade Range, just one hour east of Eugene, Oregon, there is an old-growth forest where ecosystem science and the humanities converge. Since 1948, the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest has been a research sanctuary for scientists studying biodiversity, … Continue reading

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C of I’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies hosts Professors Kevin Osterloh and Rena Lauer

Last spring, C of I Judaic studies Professor Federica Francesconi received a research grant from the American Association for Jewish Research for the project “Jews, Gender, and the Premodern Mediterranean: Building a Pacific Northwest Network.”  Now, those grant funds will … Continue reading

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