Honors Remote Learning Perspective – BI 213H Principles of Biology

BI 213H is the third course in the three-part Principles of Biology lecture and laboratory series. The Honors College proposed an honors section of the Principles of Biology laboratory to the Department of Integrative Biology in the late 2000s; in 2012, an honors section of the lecture was created to form the complete honors Principles […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspectives – Professor Tenisha Tevis

While working to make the quick, complicated switch to remote learning last spring, College of Education Assistant Professor Tenisha Tevis kept a positive attitude for her students as she taught HC 407: What is a Good Society?. “I believe this course serves students well by providing them a safe space to think freely and dialogue […]

Sam Logan Named 2020 Margaret and Thomas Meehan Eminent Mentor

The Honors College is pleased to announce the selection of College of Public Health and Human Sciences Associate Professor Sam Logan as the 2020 Margaret and Thomas Meehan Honors College Eminent Mentor. Each year, one faculty member is selected for this recognition by a panel of distinguished honors faculty and mentors from a pool of […]

Imaging the Universe – A New Perspective

The drastic changes necessitated by COVID-19 have made it especially challenging to teach courses with hands-on components. However, Oregon State faculty and students have still found ways to make the remote-learning experience valuable, fun and exciting. “The universe is far more than what our eyes can see,” is the hook of one of this term’s […]

Time to Think Creatively

This spring, students will be given the chance to exercise their creativity remotely, via an Ecampus version of Honors Introduction to Fiction Writing with Professor Rob Drummond. The course, which is a new take on the standard face-to-face version of the class, will allow students to experience the fiction writing process electronically with an Honors-twist. […]

Susan Jackson Rodgers Appointed Honors College Interim Associate Dean

Susan Jackson Rodgers, a professor in the School of Writing, Literature and Film, has been named interim associate dean of the Oregon State University Honors College. She will replace Dr. Tara Williams, who has taken a position as dean of the University of Alabama Honors College. Dr. Williams has been the associate dean of the […]

Telling Stories over the Summer

This year, honors students had the unique opportunity to take the Honors College with them over the summer via a new Ecampus colloquium course. Regardless of whether they stayed in Corvallis or went back home, honors students were able to engage with one another and share deeply personal experiences – just as if they had […]

Building a Foundation – Dean Ben Mason Shares His Work, Research

In order to further the academic and personal connections inherent in the Oregon State University experience, the Honors College recently introduced a new series of talks given by faculty about their research and careers. These talks are designed to foster student-faculty connections and share the importance of research in an honors education – regardless of academic […]