Honors College Impact Scholars Program Opens New Paths for Students

The Oregon State University Honors College  inspires students to find and develop their passions, realize their unique potential and grow intellectually, and the Honors Impact Scholars Program is designed to make sure that this transformative opportunity is in reach of all eligible students. Created and recently endowed by Honors College Champions Patrick, ’74, and Vicki […]

HC Student Renata Hemstreet Creates Community in Honors Courses 

The Honors College believes that individual and collective achievement go hand in hand. So too does Renata Hemstreet, a second-year honors bioengineering student whose exemplary teamwork and initiative in group learning has garnered recognition from peers and professors alike.  Looking for a smaller community within OSU, “especially one focused on academic excellence,” Renata joined the […]

Anita Helle Builds a Legacy of Faculty Excellence and Innovation in Honors. 

Throughout her career at Oregon State, Emeritus English Professor Anita Helle prioritized supporting her fellow faculty members’ growth as scholars, teachers and innovators. Now, she has established an Honors College fund that will advance faculty excellence in the HC in perpetuity. The Anita Helle Endowed Faculty Support Fund for the Honors College will provide resources […]

Exploring the Convergence of Medicine and Research. Honors College internship offers opportunity to bridge academics and application. 

Connecting research to real world problems is at the core of an Oregon State University Honors College education, and, through a partnership with the University of Michigan Medical School’s Clinical Outcomes Research and Reporting Programs (MCORRP), honors students have the opportunity to get firsthand experience in scholarly application during a transformative learning opportunity. Spearheaded by […]

Vitamin discovered in rivers may offer hope for salmon suffering from thiamine deficiency disease

This article was originally published by OSU Today. By Steve Lundeberg CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University researchers have discovered vitamin B1 produced by microbes in rivers, findings that may offer hope for vitamin-deficient salmon populations. Findings were published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The authors say the study in California’s Central Valley represents a novel […]

Honors College grad Alex Varela is embracing change

In HC alum Alex Varela’s classroom, his honors experience inspires his teaching every day. Varela, ’23, credits the HC with giving him the skills and experience to bring holistic, diverse perspectives to his classroom. There, the works of writers like Melvin Dixon, Langston Hughes, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Trevor Noah are taught alongside English class staples […]

Honors College Impact Scholars Program Opens New Paths for Students

The Oregon State University Honors College  inspires students to find and develop their passions, realize their unique potential and grow intellectually, and the Honors Impact Scholars Program is designed to make sure that this transformative opportunity is in reach of all eligible students. Created and recently endowed by Honors College Champions Patrick, ’74, and Vicki […]