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 […]

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 […]

Ben Mason Joins Honors College as Assistant Dean

The Honors College is pleased to welcome Dr. Ben Mason to a new assistant dean position in the college. Professor Mason – an associate professor in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering – will support student research and leadership opportunities in the college, overseeing a variety of programs, including the DeLoach Work Scholarship, which […]

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 […]

Honors College Senior Amy Wyman Receives Civil Engineering Student of the Year Award

Senior Honors College student Amy Wyman was named Civil Engineering Student of the Year during the School of Civil and Construction Engineering’s Graduation Celebration on June 16th. Associate Professor David S. Hurwitz nominated Wyman for the award, which honors a CCE student who best exemplifies the knowledge, attitude and work ethic expected of graduating seniors. […]

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 […]

Leading for the Future – A Conversation with Honors College Dean Toni Doolen

Toni Doolen’s five-year tenure as the dean of the Honors College has been a period of almost constant change. Since becoming dean in 2012, the college has grown from 600 to 1,200 students and moved twice, ending up in the Learning Innovation Center, OSU’s new world-class facility for teaching and learning. In that time, Toni […]

Starting a New Chapter at West

One would assume I was anxious moving away from home to live in a residence hall. Although I was a tad anxious, my excitement triumphed. I was eager to have a fresh start and meet new people. During START orientation in the summer, I took a tour of the Honors Living-Learning Communities and had my […]

A Career With Honors

When asked to trace the roots of his fascination with science, Honors College Board of Regents member Dr. Kenneth Krane returned to a childhood memory: watching his father repair clocks. Krane grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and his parents owned and operated a clock repair shop. He recalled watching the swing of a clock’s pendulum […]