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Youth explore, investigate and discover at fun-filled annual Juntos Chemistry Camp

On a sunny June afternoon, 20 high school students from across Oregon stood in a college chemistry laboratory watching a balloon. Their eyes widened as it began to shrink and turn into a wrinkled but rigid ball of rubber. No magic was involved — just liquid nitrogen.  

A jug of Inpria's inorganic photoresist material.
Materials Science

OSU startup Inpria nets $514M acquisition for trailblazing chemical manufacturing

Inpria Corporation, which got its start at Oregon State and which has attracted investors such as Intel and Samsung with its revolutionary material used in microchips, has agreed to be acquired by Japanese firm JSR for $514 million.

Juntos students experimenting with gas

Third annual Juntos Chemistry Camp sparks STEM ambition in high-school students

The third annual Juntos Chemistry Overnight Camp delighted 22 fortunate high school students from across Oregon over a beautiful sunny June weekend on campus.

Virginia Weis in front of shrubbery
Faculty and Staff

Two distinguished professors share their impacts in science

Faculty members who have received one of the university’s top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures on May 13.

group photo of Juntos campers in Linus Pauling

High-school students envision their future in STEM at Juntos Chemistry Camp

Summer campers come home with many wild tales, but only a select few can boast of a liquid nitrogen ice cream snack like the lucky 21 high-schoolers at OSU’s second annual Juntos Chemistry Overnight Camp on June 23-24.

Roy Haggerty showing children a snake

Discovery Days foster a love for science

Nearly 800 students gathered for Discovery Days on campus to experience the rich and diverse world of science Oct. 31 - Nov. 1, 2017.

children looking at science themed booth
Graduate students

From the lab to the world: OMSI Science Communication Fellowships

Applications are open for Oregon's top academic and professional fellowship program: The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's OMSI Science Communication Fellowship.

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First overnight chemistry camp for Juntos high schoolers

The first-ever overnight Juntos chemistry camp drew high school students from across Oregon.

camp goers working in Chemistry lab

Juntos Family Day inspires high schoolers with science

The College of Science sponsored the second annual OSU Juntos Family Day on Saturday, April 9, 2017, which attracted about 1,400 Latino 8-12th graders and their families.

Roy Haggerty showing kids snake at Discovery Days

Discovery Days are here again!

More than 1,500 elementary school children will participate in Discovery Days, one of OSU's most popular and beloved traditions, on May 2-3, 2017.

children checking out booths led by college students

Discovery Days is here!

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

Stephanie Pleasant standing in front of Kidder Hall

Student spotlight: Stephanie Pleasant

Originally, a nursing major, Stephanie Pleasant worked in a Chemistry research lab one summer and was hooked.