Biohealth student snags prestigious bioethics internship at Mayo Clinic

Honors biohealth sciences junior Sidney Phu aspires to be an optometrist and will take one step closer to realizing her ambition this summer. She was accepted to Mayo Clinic’s prestigious Summer Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research (SURP) in Rochester, Minnesota, for a 10-week internship. The program offers students the opportunity to work alongside scientists […]

2018 Honors College Thesis Fair

The 2018 HC thesis fair was a huge success. Thesis posters were on display throughout the Learning Innovation Center (LInC) and the hallways were buzzing with excitement over this year’s projects. Congratulations to all HC graduates. All photos from the thesis fair are posted here. A full list of thesis titles, authors and mentors and […]

Friends for a lifetime

Moving away from home for the first time at 18 years old was undoubtedly one of the most nerve-wracking and stressful times of my life so far. I was worried about living with someone I had only met and spoken to a handful of times, making other friends, and just surviving on my own in […]

Finding My Thesis Mentor

By Samantha Finlay I am currently working on my thesis project and will be defending my thesis at the end of this month. I am a philosophy major, and my thesis is on ethical considerations in tourism to Cuba. Working with my thesis mentor has been a great experience, and I am so glad that […]

More than the Destination

One Monday last fall, Honors College senior Ryan Khalife, who majors in political science and economics, stood outside the JW Marriott Essex House in Manhattan waiting to interview for the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program, which sends students to Beijing, China for a year of study. A week later, he was at the British Consulate in […]

A Stage for Inspiration

Annie Parham, who graduated this winter from the Honors College with a degree in civil engineering, will transition this spring into a full-time position as a structural engineer with CH2M Hill in Portland. But she’ll bring another passion with her: theater. During her years at Oregon State, she’s performed in shows almost every term. “I’ve […]

Hands-on Engagement with the Past

In his role as a student archivist in the Special Collections & Archives Research Center at Oregon State, senior Ethan Heusser digs through the millions of items in the extensive collection to find materials for patrons doing research. He has explored diverse artifacts, such as the papers of former Oregon State faculty member and poet, […]