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From restaurant manager to chemistry Ph.D. student, '22 grad prepares to mentor

This spring, Karlie Wiese is graduating with a degree in chemistry from Oregon State University and has been accepted into the University’s materials chemistry Ph.D. program. But Wiese is not your typical undergraduate student.

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Events

Health Professions Fair connects students with professional schools and careers in healthcare

The Health Professions Fair – a fantastic way to learn about graduate education and careers in health care – will take place on April 19, 2022 from 10-2 in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the Corvallis campus.

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Students

Chemistry senior aims to make research ‘rich and accessible’

Honors college senior Alice Lulich graduates with three years of inorganic chemistry research experience on metal organic frameworks (MOFs), versatile compounds with diverse environmental and medical applications. 

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Students

How undergraduate research drives student success at OSU

Oregon State funds more high-impact undergraduate research experiences than any other university in the state.

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Students

Oregon native pursues interest in organic chemistry

Getting involved in undergraduate research was something Noah knew he wanted to experience, and he reached out to organic chemistry professor Chris Beaudry expressing enthusiasm for his current research project. Now he is a valuable member of the Beaudry lab group and thrilled to be helping to drive this valuable research forward.

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Students

Stellar student explores natural products chemistry

Molly Austin is a fourth year chemistry major and plans on going into a physician assistant’s program after graduation. She began doing research in winter term of her freshman year in Sandra Loesgen’s lab, which focused on natural products.

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Students

Budding forensic scientist discovers love of research

Since the Department of Chemistry has a forensic science option, it seemed to Chloe Ramsperger like a clear choice for her major.

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Students

The Class of 2021 succeeds against all odds

The College of Science will graduate 670 undergraduate students with baccalaureate degrees in 2020-21, including 68 Honors graduates.

Linus Unitan is a drum major and sousaphone player in Oregon State's marching band.
Students

A love for science and marching band shapes chemistry grad's path towards medicine

As a senior in Honor's chemistry, Linus Unitan hopes the leadership skills he fostered at Oregon State will make him a strong candidate as he begins applying for medical school this spring.

Biochemistry and biophysics research labs persist during a pandemic at Oregon State.
Students

Adapting to a new normal: student research labs persist during a pandemic

Lab work plays a critical role in many scientific fields – which is why this year, as classes moved online, Oregon State’s science labs moved quickly to adapt.

Sonia Grutzius working with Ryan Mehl in the lab.
Student Success

Oregon's top pre-med program meets the growing demand for doctors

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a surging interest in science and medicine, attracting a new generation of students to a career in medicine. Enrollment in the College of Science’s pre-med program at Oregon State University has also remained high, with numbers averaging 90-100 pre-med students annually since 2019.  

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Students

Aspiring forensic scientist gets boost from research opportunities

Aspiring forensic scientist Madeline Bloom, an honors chemistry student, gets a huge boost from College of Science undergraduate research opportunities.