Article Published by PhD Graduate, Emily Simpson

2018 PhD graduate in the History of Science, Emily Simpson’s newest article, “Building Canals from Panama to Mars: Technological Progress and Scientific Ideals,” was published in the journal Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences last month. The article, which discusses how the building of the Panama Canal may have shaped and influenced perspectives and ideas […]

New program name 7 years in the making: History and Philosophy of Science

The graduate program, formerly known as History of Science has been renamed History and Philosophy of Science. This change, which will fully take effect in summer 2020, was a collaborative effort over the past seven years of various faculty members within the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion at Oregon State University. This new exciting […]

Biodiversity and The History of Scientific Environments

On October 30, 2018 the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion and the Environmental Arts and Humanities hosted the Biodiversity and the History of Scientific Environments workshop as part of Oregon State University‚Äôs Horning Endowment Series lectures. The workshop brought together members of the community, students, faculty, and visiting scholars to help explore and analyze […]