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’s Horning Endowment Series lectures. The workshop brought together members of the community, students, faculty, and visiting scholars to help explore and analyze […]

A celebration of a life in scholarship for Mary Jo Nye

On 16 January 2015, the Oregon State University School of History, Philosophy, and Religion celebrated the career of the historian of science, Horning Professor Emerita Mary Jo Nye, in a conference organized by current Horning Professor Anita Guerrini. The following blog, composed by graduate students in OSU’s Program in the History of Science, Technology, and […]

History of Science Off the Beaten Path

Melinda Gormley, who received her Ph.D. from OSU’s History of Science program (in 2007), has written an excellent piece in the latest newsletter of the History of Science Society.  In “Reaching Beyond the Discipline,” she discusses the narrow confines of our expectations and points the array of options for students in our fields.  And she […]