Discovering the Many Paths within Medicine

When biochemistry and molecular biology senior Trisha Chau participated in the Michigan Clinical Outcomes Research and Reporting Program (MCORRP) internship in the summer of 2017, she discovered paths in the medical field she had not previously considered. “I’ve seen that there are other routes than becoming a doctor — that you can do more, and […]

Investing in Dreams

For Honors College scholarship donors John and Sandy Potter, the personal connection is just as important a component of their support for students as the financial connection. The Potters both had long careers at Oregon State. John worked for the United States Department of Agriculture in a lab on the edge of Oregon State’s campus […]

Heinonen will be part of “Posters on the Hill” in Washington, D.C.

Greg Heinonen, a junior in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and an Honors College Student, will be traveling to Washington, D.C., in April to participate in the 22nd annual “Posters on the Hill,” which allows him to present his research to national lawmakers. Heinonen’s submission was one of only 60 posters accepted […]

Game Changer

Banka, a senior in graphic design, developed every detail of Wayfarer—the tabletop playing surface, an instruction manual and more than 200 playing cards— for his Honors College thesis, with the mentorship of Bill Loges, associate professor of new media communications. The article below appeared on Oegon State’s Terra Magazine . If you sit down to […]

HC at OSU Cascades – Student Spotlight: Jade Warner

Freshman Jade Warner just finished a chemistry midterm, and is relaxing with a cup of coffee before she digs into some reading for a natural resources class. Jade is from Portland, went to high school at St. Mary’s Academy, and applied to colleges across the nation before choosing Oregon State University – Cascades. She’s interested […]

Wiese and Nall Claim Top Honors at 2017 Bennys

By Athletic Communications Original article here. CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sydney Wiese and Ryan Nall took top honors at the 19th annual Benny’s Tuesday evening at Gill Coliseum. The end-of-the-year celebration commemorated the achievements of Oregon State student-athletes over the course of the 2016-17 academic year. Wiese earned Female Athlete of the Year honors after making […]

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 […]

Honors Students Take the Classroom Abroad in HC Summer Programs

Imagine studying Geoffrey Chaucer, widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and often called the “Father of English Literature.” Now imagine inhabiting one of his stories, walking the same footsteps that his characters did centuries ago. Honors College students can do just that—and much more—during a faculty-led study abroad trip to England first offered […]

Alden Moss – HC Student Spotlight

HC bioengineering student Alden Moss enriches his class schedule with clubs and research projects that give him a well-rounded experience and keep his schedule busy. In addition to being an officer of the CBEE student club as well as the president of OSU’s Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) student chapter, he has worked with Dr. Adam […]

Life of one biochemistry student: From music and dancing to research in Italy

Arianna Kahler-Quesada, a Biochemistry and Biophysics and Honors College junior, is making the most of her time at OSU. She conducts research on kidney disease and bone health in the skeletal biology lab run by Dr. Russell Turner and Dr. Urszula Iwaniec. In OSU’s skeletal biology lab, Arianna studies mouse and rat bones to better […]