Class of 2024 Graduate Feature — Gabriel Keali’i Jones 

Class of 2024 graduate Gabriel Keali’i Jones is determined to make a positive impact on marine conservation. Gabe graduated with two honors degrees in ecological engineering and chemical oceanography. These fields have given him a deeper understanding of the environmental issues affecting coastal communities. “Growing up Native Hawai’ian, I have always felt drawn to restoring […]

Class of 2024 Graduate Feature — Gabriel Keali’i Jones 

Class of 2024 graduate Gabriel Keali’i Jones is determined to make a positive impact on marine conservation. Gabe graduated with two honors degrees in ecological engineering and chemical oceanography. These fields have given him a deeper understanding of the environmental issues affecting coastal communities. “Growing up Native Hawai’ian, I have always felt drawn to restoring […]

Four OSU Honors Students Offered a Scholarship for 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright Student Scholarship is an international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government for students pursuing graduate study, conducting research or teaching English abroad. This year, four Honors College students from Oregon State have been offered Fulbright scholarships for the 2024-25 academic year: Emma Baughman of Portland, Mohnish Judge of Lake Oswego, Aubreyanna […]

Innovative chemistry lab sparks student engagement

This article was originally published by IMPACT Magazine. By Hannah Ashton After a while, laboratory courses can feel repetitive. “You do this, it makes this thing, and now you know how to make it,” said Emily Frechette, an undergraduate Honors College student studying chemistry. However, one course stands out for its creative new approach to the age-old question, […]

Class of 2024 Graduate Feature — Grace Knutsen

Back when she was deciding where to attend college, class of 2024 graduate Grace Knutsen knew that she wanted to pursue an academically rigorous education while staying close to her roots. As an Oregonian, Grace chose Oregon State University and the Honors College, finding it an ideal place to explore her diverse academic interests and […]

Kaitlyn Kim named 2024 Hendricks Scholar 

The Honors College is pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Kim has been named the recipient of the 2024 Joe Hendricks Honors College Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Nyssa Engebo, Mohnish Judge, Anna Nielsen, Sophia Fischer, Colin Lindquist and Lindsay Beaman have been named runners-up for this prestigious annual award.  Established in honor of Joe Hendricks, the […]

Eliza Barstow: Navigating ‘Difficult Conversations’ in Honors Education

Eliza Barstow understands the impact honors courses can have on exposing students to new perspectives. Barstow – a senior instructor in the School of History, Philosophy and Religion at Oregon State University and the 2023 Margaret and Thomas Meehan Honors College Eminent Professor – began her own journey with honors education during her undergraduate years […]