Honors Remote Learning Perspectives – Lorenzo Curtis

As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of summer plans, many Oregon State students opted to take summer term courses to get a leg up on the coming school year. Among those students was honors ecological engineering major Lorenzo Curtis, who took ENGR 211 Statics taught by Dr. Jeffrey Knowles. ENGR 211 is class […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspectives – Maja Engler

As Oregon State University switched to remote learning to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, honors biochemistry and molecular biology student Maja Engler was among those facing the challenge of a sudden change to a new way of learning. Among the classes she took in the fully remote spring term was HSTS 440H History of […]

Shrida Sharma – Inside Scoop

Beyond the Classroom During Fall term of my third year at Oregon State, I signed up for the Honors colloquia, “One Small Ladleful: Poetry of Hunger”. The course title seemed intriguing because I enjoy poetry so I thought it would be a great fit for me, and on the bright side it was a 5-week […]

Honors College Center for the Humanities Interns Break New Ground

Last summer, three Honors College students formed the first cohort in a new program designed to inspire undergraduate engagement in liberal arts research. Maia Insinga, Mahal Miles and Mohammed Shakibnia, along with their faculty advisors, were selected through a competitive process to spend 10 weeks on research and professional development. This unique internship — jointly […]

Gabe Reitzes – HC Student Spotlight

Choosing your major can be hard, especially when you have a variety of interests spanning a wide range of subjects. Honors sophomore Gabe Reitzes has learned this first-hand. Since arriving at Oregon State two years ago, Gabe has been an English and an environmental sciences major, and he has considered many others. He has settled […]

Caitlin Reid – Honors College Class of 2020

Caitlin Reid arrived at Oregon State University knowing she wanted to do something in science. She’s leaving with a job in hand at one of the most prominent biotech companies in the world. Caitlin graduated at the end of winter term 2020 with her Honors Bachelor of Science in bioengineering. She then immediately started a […]

Emi Ampo and Arthur York – Fulbright 2020

Honors College students Emi Ampo and Arthur York have received prestigious international research scholarships through the Fulbright-MITACS Canada Globalink program. Arthur was also accepted into the DAAD Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE) German academic exchange program. COVID-19 restrictions have forced the cancellation of these internships, but their acceptance in these programs is a […]

Rylie Tiffin – HC Student Spotlight

Rylie Tiffin first became interested in healthcare management during her junior year in high school, after a research project on employee engagement in hospitals led her to discover that burnout among healthcare workers resulted in lower quality patient care. This insight stuck with her, inspiring Rylie – now a third-year Honors College student – to […]

It’s Worth Working Towards

Honors College natural resources student Zach Mize is a stunning example of what undergraduates can accomplish outside of the classroom. Zach, a student at Oregon State University – Cascades, participated in a Research Education for Undergraduates (REU) program at California State University, Monterey Bay during the summer of 2018. This experience culminated in co-authoring a paper […]