Waving Hello to Colloquia Classes: A Field Trip to the Oregon Coast

Rising sea levels and declining marine populations have had alarm bells ringing in the science community for years, and today, news stories abound with warnings of marine heatwaves, ocean acidification and expanding low-oxygen zones. When it comes to examining the climate crisis deep below the surface, though, one Oregon State professor has decided to dive […]

Monday Message Week 8

Weekly Wellness Tip Remember to eat your fruits, veggies, and whole foods! A healthy, balanced diet can aid in disease prevention, improve your mood, boost your immunity, and have many more health benefits! HCSA Events This Week NEW! HC Wellness WednesdayNeed a little self-care break? Join fellow honors college students at the Sackett E/H & F/G […]

Fall 2021 Monday Message Week 6

Weekly Wellness Tip Did you know that meditation can reduce stress, enhance memory, increase attention, improve sleep, and lessen anxiety and depression? Meditation is a helpful mindfulness and relaxation tool that has a lot of benefits! If you are interested in trying it, you can follow guided meditations online or attend BEavers HERE NOW sessions, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inspired and Inspiring: 2020 Alumni Fellow Pursues Her Calling

Dr. SreyRam Kuy, the 2020 Honors College Alumni Fellow, can pinpoint the exact moment she knew her calling was to be a doctor. Her mother was hurt, with massive abdominal injuries, and Kuy, just 2 years old, had sustained head trauma, her left ear partially torn off. Only weeks before, the family — Kuy, her […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspective – BI 213H Principles of Biology

BI 213H is the third course in the three-part Principles of Biology lecture and laboratory series. The Honors College proposed an honors section of the Principles of Biology laboratory to the Department of Integrative Biology in the late 2000s; in 2012, an honors section of the lecture was created to form the complete honors Principles […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspective – Shrida Sharma

The sudden shift to remote learning in spring term was challenging for students and faculty alike. Remote learning can feel isolating, and finding an engaging environment can be key to staying connected to other people and to class material. Honors psychology student Shrida Sharma found that supportive and engaging environment in BI 311H Genetics. BI […]

Honors Remote Learning Perspective – Grace Knutsen

Oregon State University’s switch to remote delivery of courses in spring term 2020 presented unique challenges for students and faculty alike. Some classes, however, had already laid a foundation for remote success. For students, if not for instructors, the Honors College HC 408 thesis courses, which had previously blended in-person and asynchronous content delivery online, […]

Jax Richards – HC Student Spotlight

Jax Richards is only going into his second year at Oregon State University, but he is already a leading advocate for change on campus. Jax, an economics and public policy major, is the founder of Safeguard Youth, a non-profit that seeks to create a platform for youth and survivors of child abuse to advocate for […]