Dr. Anita Guerrini Retires

Horning Professor for the Humanities, Dr. Anita Guerrini, retired this month after 10 years of service at Oregon State University. Her retirement was celebrated with a reception filled with friends, colleagues, and current and former students. The official ceremonies began with opening remarks from Dr. Nicole von Germeten, the current director of the School of […]

Dr. Anita Guerrini Wins Prestigious Pfizer Prize

Oregon State University Horning Professor in the Humanities and History of Science Professor, Dr. Anita Guerrini, won the prestigious Pfizer Prize for her latest book, The Courtiers’ Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris. Dr. Guerrini was awarded the prize at the 2018 History of Science Society Meeting that took place November 1-4, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. […]

Exploring SCARC: Lavoisier’s Traité élémentaire de chimie

by Kelsey Kennedy   Oregon State’s Valley Library is home to many resources, including the Special Collections and Archives Research Center (SCARC). There, students (and the curious-at-large) can find archives covering the university’s history, as well as a number of rare books, many of which are notable in the history of science. The two volumes […]