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OSU Pre-dental students get hands on experience with alumnus, Dr. Ryan Sparks

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

The College of Science is grateful to the donors and alumni. Not only do they generously support our students by donating funding to scholarships and undergraduate research, but they donate their time to help prepare students for their chosen fields. This is the case with Dr. Ryan Sparks. Dr. Sparks opened up his dental office […]

2013 College of Science Winter Awards Day

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

The inaugural College of Science Winter Awards Day was held on Wednesday, February 27th at LaSells Stewart Center.  The three major awards that were given that night are as follows: Gladys Valley Award for Exemplary Administrative Support Cindra Fisher, Microbiology Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award Lanelle Connolly, Biochemistry and Biophysics Arts and Science Business Center […]

Worldwide amphibian extinctions discussed at Science Pub

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

This story is available online: http://bit.ly/14Pky0w CORVALLIS, Ore. – Amphibians such as frogs, salamanders and newts are declining around the world.  Oregon State University zoologist Andrew Blaustein will discuss what these extinctions mean for ecosystems and for people during a talk at the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, Feb. 11. Amphibians are among the most […]

Making research count

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Junior microbiologist student, Minhazer Sarker, is Powered by Orange. Learn more about how he is making research count in the lab of Linus Pauling Institute researcher, Tory Hagen.

OSU Moon Tree Dedication

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Moon Tree

Pre-Pharmacy students move to College of Science

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Welcome Pre-Pharmacy students to the College of Science!  We are excited to help you meet your academic goals to prepare you for the next step in your career.  Please contact the College of Science office at 541-737-4811 or science@oregonstate.edu so that we may assist you with acclimating to the new advising structure. Pre-Pharm Advisors: A-R    […]


Monday, June 18th, 2012

College of Science 2012 Graduates: The next generation of science leaders. We are proud to have you join the ranks of innovative Oregon State University College of Science Alumni.

URISC Award Winners

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Congratulations to the TEN College of Science Students who earned OSU Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) Awards!  These students collaborated with faculty members within the College of Science as well as the College of Ag Sciences and the College of Vet. Med. Read more about the students here.

College of Science student receives Goldwater Scholarship

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Annika Swanson, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry and biophysics received a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. This scholarship is a national award that honors Sen. Barry Goldwater as it recognizes excellence in science and mathematics, as well as encouraging more students to pursue careers in science, math and engineering.

Hatcheries change steelhead genetics after a single generation

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

David Stauth, Oregon State University News and Communication   CORVALLIS, Ore. – The impact of hatcheries on salmonids is so profound that in just one generation traits are selected that allow fish to survive and prosper in the hatchery environment, at the cost of their ability to thrive and reproduce in a wild environment.   […]