Victoria Houdeshell – Honors College Class of 2020

After countless visits to her grandparents’ home in Eugene growing up, northern California native Victoria Houdeshell knew she wanted to come to Oregon for college. Her campus tour and admission into the Honors College sold her on choosing Oregon State University to continue her education.  Victoria has loved math ever since she was young. That […]

Seth Thomas – Honors College Class of 2020

Senior Seth Thomas has left his mark on Oregon State University with commitment to his academics, contributions to scientific research, and engagement with the Oregon State and Honors College community. Through hard work, perseverance, and authenticity, Seth lived his undergraduate experience to the fullest, and is now graduating with a full set of skills and […]

Belinda Batten and Melissa Cheyney named OSU Honors College Eminent Professors

The Oregon State University Honors College has named Dr. Belinda A. Batten from the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Dr. Melissa Cheyney from the School of Language, Culture and Society as the 2020 Honors College Eminent Professors. These annual awards recognize faculty members for outstanding teaching, research and service to the Honors […]

The Honors College and Center for the Humanities Announce Inaugural Summer Internship Recipients

The Oregon State University Honors College and Center for the Humanities have announced the first participants in a jointly-sponsored competitive summer internship program. Honors College students Maia Insinga, Mahal Miles and Mohammed Shakibnia will work with their faculty mentors on collaborative projects designed to enhance their professional skills and development and advance faculty research. Insinga […]

Honors College Ranked in Top Ten on OSU Day of Giving

On the first annual OSU Day of Giving, the Honors College raised over $31,000 from gifts made by 139 donors. These numbers ranked in the top ten for all OSU units participating in the Day of Giving.   “The Day of Giving was a tremendous, inspiring success for the Honors College and for our entire […]

Honors College Names Marisa Chappell and David McIntyre Eminent Professors for 2018

The Oregon State University Honors College is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Honors College Eminent Professor awards recognizing faculty for outstanding teaching, research and undergraduate mentorship. Marisa Chappell of the School of History, Philosophy and Religion (SHPR) has been named the Honors College Elva Sanders Eminent Professor, and David McIntyre of the […]

Oregon State University – Cascades Welcomes First Honors College Cohort

In fall term, 2017, the first cohort of students in the Oregon State University – Cascades branch of the Honors College could be found immersed in hands-on honors courses and busily working in their new dedicated study space. Students in Bend can now earn Oregon State’s most prestigious undergraduate degree and engage in unique research […]

Seven OSU Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Each year, the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board faces an enormous task: reading more than 10,000 applications from American students hoping to conduct research, study or teach abroad. Fulbright Scholarships are offered to more than 160 counties in all fields of study. Last month, the Board selected seven Oregon State University students as semi-finalists […]

Kevin Ahern and Patti Duncan named 2017 Honors College Eminent Professors

  The Oregon State University Honors College (HC) has named Kevin Ahern from the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Patti Duncan of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program in the School of Language, Culture, and Society as Honors College Eminent Professors for 2017. HC Eminent Professor awards recognize the contributions of faculty members […]

The Physics of Dance, the Art of Geology

On a recent Tuesday morning, Dr. Randall Milstein addressed his class: “Who has a cell phone and can play us some music?” A student volunteered, and Milstein instructed the students to close their eyes. He asked them to draw for one minute—without stopping—with their eyes closed. This isn’t an experimental art course: Milstein is teaching […]