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At the Department of Chemistry, our passions are broad and far-reaching. Our researchers have access to world-class facilities that help them solve critical problems. Our students come from all over the world, and we create experiences for them that go beyond the classroom. Whether it’s providing study abroad opportunities, internships, or the chance to work alongside faculty, our job is to help scientists build a promising future.

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New assay to spot fake malaria drugs could save thousands of lives

Jul 16, 2014

By David Stauth, 541-737-0787 Contact: Vincent Remcho, 541-737-8181 or vincent.remcho@oregonstate.edu CORVALLIS, Ore. – Chemists and students in science and engineering at Oregon State University have created a new type of chemical test, or assay, that’s inexpensive, simple, and can tell whether or not one of the primary drugs being used to treat malaria is genuine [...] Read full story.

Two (2) New Online Chemistry Courses

Jul 14, 2014

CH 582, Chemistry and Materials of Batteries and Super Capacitors.  Students will learn about the current as well as developing technologies in this exciting field. CH 584, Instruments and Online Interactions in the Sciences.   This class is offered jointly with the College of Education and is intended for those planning to be teachers. Both are [...] Read full story.

Search Advocate Sessions

Jul 14, 2014

Be prepared to work with search committees on the 2014-15 Provost’s Initiative searches–or any other searches—by completing this workshop covering strategies to enhance validity, fairness, and diversity in the search process.  Instead of requiring the typical two-workshop series (totaling 10 hours), this summer we are streamlining the workshop to a single day ( 8 a.m. [...] Read full story.

Design and Implementation of General Chemistry Support Course

Jul 11, 2014

Instructors Paula Weiss and Margie Haak will give a seminar titled, “Design and Implementation of General Chemistry Support Course” at the 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, August 3-7, 2014 at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. ~~~~~~~~~~ We will discuss the design and implementation of a full-year support course to  increase student success in [...] Read full story.

Funding Opportunity: OSU Venture Development Fund

Jul 9, 2014

OSU Venture Development Fund Deadline:  5PM, July 28, 2014 Funding:  Two paths: (1) Commercialization Projects up to $150k (2) Innovation Development Projects up to $25k OSU Venture Development funding is a competitive process open to OSU faculty eligible for principal investigator (PI) status to facilitate development and commercialization of intellectual property (IP) created by OSU faculty and [...] Read full story.

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Biological Motions through the Lens

Join biological physicists Drs. Weihong Qiu and Bo Sun to explore the new Advanced Light Microscopy Facility at OSU. Learn how researchers use advanced microscopy methods to observe the actions of…
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