This Undergraduate Is “Krilling” It

Giulia Wood’s summer activities — or, in her case, winter — have included polar plunges into the Southern Ocean, listening to cracking glaciers and conducting research on Antarctic krill.  The Honors biochemistry and molecular biology student is part of Kim Bernard’s all-women research team studying how juvenile krill behave during the winter. This year is […]

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The Sounds of Science: Turning Data Into Music

If DNA could make music, what song would it sing? If you are Oregon State University Honors College alum Lili Adams, your guess might be something along the lines of the Mario Brothers theme song — that is, of course, if the DNA you’re listening to comes from the North American Lionepha beetle. Born in […]

Carly Thorkildson — Student Spotlight

It was Oregon State University’s exceptional chemistry program and welcoming environment that initially drew Carly Thorkildson to first apply to OSU. Now, with her third year of undergraduate studies on the horizon and a growing collection of leadership and philanthropic experiences under her belt, it is the opportunity to build community through connection, she says, […]

Honors College Announces Recipients of the 2022 Honors College Outstanding Thesis Awards

The Oregon State University Honors College is pleased to announce Brandt Bridges, Brian Muhich and Kiera Dwyer as the recipients of the 2022 Honors College Outstanding Thesis Awards. Abbie Glickman has been named runner up. Each spring, graduating honors students can be nominated by their Honors College thesis mentor for an Outstanding Thesis Award in […]

Joe Page — Student Spotlight 

Every year, students in the Oregon State University Honors College emerge as leaders both on campus and in their communities — and junior Joe Page has been no exception. Originally from Yerington, Nevada, Joe — a double major in public health and Spanish — chose to attend OSU for its exceptional health policy program and […]

Former classmates collaborate on cancer therapies

Brynn Olden, B.S. chemical engineering ’13, and Honors College graduate Anthony Amsberry, H.B.S. bioengineering ’13, had big plans in high school. Olden, in Wilsonville, wrote them down for a Spanish class assignment. In translation, she said — I will be a scientist, cure cancer, and win a Nobel Prize. Just 15 miles away in Beaverton, […]