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Events

Alumni Awards celebrates excellence in the College of Science

On October 24, 2022, the College of Science community gathered to celebrate this year’s Alumni Award recipients. These awards publicly recognize our alumni, friends, and colleagues for their distinguished personal and career achievements, service, and contributions to society that reflect positively on the College of Science and on Oregon State University.

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing outstanding achievement: 2018 Alumni Awards

Three outstanding scientists received the 2018 College of Science Alumni Awards.

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Faculty and Staff

Why things are the way they are: A lifetime in thermodynamics

Former Dean Fred Horne wins the College's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Science for his strong leadership and commitment to women in science, student learning and research.

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Research

Milestones: Oregon State Science at the helm for 150 years

The College of Science is proud to have many significant milestones in the last 150 years.

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Events

Pigment discovered by Oregon State chemist inspires a new Crayola crayon color

A blue pigment discovered at Oregon State University by chemistry professor Mas Subramanian is the inspiration for Crayola's new crayon color.

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Student Success

Innovation in the classroom

Through the ESTEME@OSU project, OSU has conducted a comprehensive examination of its learning practices and is evolving them to transform its culture of scholarship

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing excellence in science: 2016 Alumni Awards

The College of Science is proud to announce its 2016 Alumni Award recipients

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News

Discovery Days is here!

On November 2 and 3, 1500 K-12 students gather for Discovery Days on campus.

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Materials Science

YInMn Blue captures the world's attention: From teens, architects, artists, industry and beyond

YinMn, the blue pigment discovered by Chemistry Professor Mas Subramanian in 2009, generates a new wave of worldwide media attention and interest.

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Students

Marching through the sciences, landing in physical chemistry

A first generation college student earns his bachelor's degree in chemistry and heads to the University of California, Berkeley for a Ph.D. in physical chemistry on a full scholarship and research stipend.

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Students

Graduates take stock of experiences in science

Graduates reflect on their experience in science and their education at OSU. Meet Justin, Lindsey, Jonathan and Katie.

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Alumni and Friends

Mathematics + Robotics = Google job

Honors College and mathematics major Johnathan Van Why lands job at Google months before graduation.