Julia Notz — HC Student Spotlight

Across the U.S., there are approximately three men for every one woman majoring in economics, and that ratio has remained the same for over two decades. Second-year Oregon State University Honors College student and public relations officer of the OSU College of Liberal Arts Economics Club, Julia Notz, however, is determined to pave the way […]

The art of engineering buildings

This story was originally published on November 17, 2021, by Oregon State University’s College of Engineering. No question about it, Alex Saccente was going to study art when she went to college. Art was her passion, and she’d been painting and sketching for years. At the start of her senior year in high school, Saccente […]

Honors Student’s Passion for Policy and Politics Culminates at Glasgow’s Historic Summit

A quadruple major in economics, public policy, political science and speech communications, Oregon State University Honors College student Jax Richards did not anticipate his UK study abroad experience to include a whirlwind, climate-focused trip to Scotland. Then he received the invitation of a lifetime. Jax had already amassed an impressive collection of accomplishments — a […]

Hannah Robinson – HC Student Spotlight

Third-year honors biology major Hannah Robinson initially came to Oregon State for its wide selection of interesting majors. What she now loves about the university is the supportive, tight-knit communities it has allowed her to join — namely the NCAA D1 Women’s Rowing team and the Honors College. During the on-season, rowing becomes a part-time […]

Research opportunities led Eugene native to Oregon State

Originally published in IMPACT Not many undergraduate students get to be listed as co-authors on research papers. But after more than three years doing research as an undergraduate, honors biochemistry and biophysics senior Seth Harris Pinckney has co-authored two manuscripts, one of which is already published in a prestigious scientific journal. It shares early results […]

Honors College Announces 2021 Hendricks Scholarship Recipients

The Honors College is pleased to announce that Julia Zavala, a fourth-year biology major on a pre-medical track, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Joe Hendricks Honors College Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Ashley Francis, Madeleine Seifert and Shrida Sharma were named runners-up for this prestigious award. Each year, the Hendricks Scholarship recognizes outstanding […]

Alanna Celaya – HC Student Spotlight

First-year honors kinesiology student Alanna Celaya gained a reputation as a caring person after just one term at Oregon State University. Since starting at OSU, Alanna has been an Honors X service chair and has participated in various community service events on- and off-campus. Honors X is a student-run offshoot of the Honors College Student […]