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Peggy Cherng to speak at OSU Oct.17

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Oregon State University and College of Science Alumna, Dr. Peggy Cherng, will speak at OSU as part of the College of Business Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on October 17th. As a co-founder of Panda Express, Dr. Cherng will talk about growing a small business into a global company. Projecting Passion: Inspiring the Panda Culture Dr. […]

The Oregonian 2012 Academic Achievers

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

The Oregonian is celebrating students in the Portland Metro area who excel in academia.  There have been 534 students identified as Academic Achievers in 2012 and 52 of those are planning on attending Oregon State University. Many of those attending OSU are will be majoring in a Science discipline. Kelsey Yates from Barlow High School […]

START 2012

Monday, June 25th, 2012

The College of Science would like to welcome the new students on campus who will be attending START sessions this summer. If you would like more information about new student programming or START, please visit http://oregonstate.edu/newstudents

Mathematics Associate Chair, Dr. Bill Bogley, appointed as Director of Academic Programs, Assessment and Accreditation

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Rebecca Warner, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, announced to the OSU community on Friday, June 22nd that she appointed Dr. Bill Bogley as Director of Academic Programs, Assessment and Accreditation effective July 1, 2012. Currently  Dr. Bogley is a Professor and Associate Chair in the Mathematics department. Along with his duties to Mathematics, he is […]

2012 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

If you missed this year’s F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture featuring OSU Distinguished Professor, Dr. Stephen Giovannoni, you can view it online here!

Bringing research together

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Bringing research together. Mike McInally, Corvallis Gazette-Times New Linus Pauling Science Center will unite work in one facility Sometime later this year, the director of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University will cross over a threshold he’s been working toward for nearly 15 years. It’s a literal threshold: One day soon, Balz Frei […]

Lionfish Outcompete the Natives on Coral Reefs

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

To get more information about the F.A.  Gilfillan Memorial Award Lecturer Mark Hixon and his research on Lionfish, please read Nick Houtman’s story Lionfish Outcompete the Natives on Coral Reefs in terra magazine.

YaleEnvironment360 interview with Jane Lubchenco

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

The oceans are still largely out of sight and out of mind for most of us, says Jane Lubchenco. The Oregon State University professor and head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was interviewed this month by The New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert for YaleEnvironment360. See http://www.e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2169

We’re now on Facebook

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

We’ve added a page on Facebook for our friends who would like to connect with us there. Links on the Facebook page will lead back to the Breakthroughs blog, to other stories and videos on the web, or to pages on the OSU website. Hope to see you there! Breakthroughs in Science at Oregon State […]

First Rule of Lionfish Research

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Emily Pickering has a rule about swimming with lionfish: don’t get poked! The OSU first-year student is studying these fierce looking fish with OSU coral reef expert Mark Hixon in the Bahamas. Native to the South Pacific, lionfish are raising havoc in the Caribbean and along the Florida coast. Read Emily’s posts from Lee Stocking […]