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CH 584: Using Instruments and Online Interactions for Instructional Laboratory Experiments in the Sciences

Apr 16, 2014

CH 584 (3 credits) Using Instruments and Online Interactions for Instructional Laboratory Experiments in the Sciences Summer Session 2, June 23-July 18th, 2014   Instructors: Dr. Michael M. Lerner and Dr. Richard L. Nafshun Department of Chemistry, College of Science, OSU Email: michael.lerner@oregonstate.edu richard.nafshun@oregonstate.edu   Dr. Matt Nyman Science/Math Education Program, College of Education, OSU [...] Read full story.

Materials Science Seminar

Apr 16, 2014

Marie Krysak, Intel Corporation – Monday, April 21, 2014, 3:00pm, 212 Kearney Investigation of metal-oxide based nanoparticle resists for EUV lithography Abstract: The semiconductor industry has been driven by Moore’s law, which states that the number of transistors on integrated circuits will double approximately every two years. A key factor in the continued scaling of [...] Read full story.

Funding Opportunities

Apr 15, 2014

Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) Applications are being accepted for Fall, Winter and/or Spring Term(s) 2014-15 Application Deadline to the Research Office: Monday, May 5, 2014 Program description and application: http://oregonstate.edu/research/incentive/urisc The Research Office URISC program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within Oregon State University. “Research” at OSU is interpreted broadly [...] Read full story.

Powered By Orange Looking for Graduates

Apr 15, 2014

The Powered By Orange office is looking for members of the Class of 2014 to profile in conjunction with commencement.  Interested??  Contact Callie Newton. Callie Newton Writer/Editor Interactive Communications Oregon State University callie.newton@oregonstate.edu cell: 541.990.7573 | office: 541.737.8323 Here’s some examples from last year: http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/14/hyung-seok-lee-loving-learning/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/12/ryan-connolly-entering-the-real-world/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/10/alexa-ortiz-moving-forward/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/07/alfonc-rakaj-challenge-yourself/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/05/stephanie-mcgregor-people-matter-the-most/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/06/03/eder-mondragon-quiroz/ http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/05/30/alexandra-gulick-from-halfway-to-around-the-world/ Read full story.

Loveland et. al. publish in Physical Review Letters

Apr 7, 2014

Walt Loveland, et. al, recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters.  As part of the publication and promotion, Physical Review Letters, requested a short summary of the article be written in layman’s terms.  Below is that summary: OSU Scientists Explain Synthesis of New Chemical Elements Exploring the limits of existence of the chemical elements [...] Read full story.

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NW Returnee Conference

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Upcoming Seminars

Rosa Grajczyk Thesis Defense

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Gilbert 324
Structure-Property Relationships of YbFe2O4-Type Layered Transition Metal Oxides

Dr. David McCamant Seminar

Thursday, May 1, 2014

LPSC 402
Ultrafast photoinduced charge and energy transfer

Dr. Victoria Seewaldt, M.D. Seminar

Monday, June 2, 2014
LPSC 402
Good Breasts Gone Bad: North Carolina Community-Academic Partnerships to Investigate Early Events in Breast Cancer