Corvallis Science Pub focuses on Buddhism and science

At the Oct. 13 Corvallis Science Pub, Dee Denver, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, will explore the intersection of these two traditions.

Grant to improve STEM success among underrepresented students

A new $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help OSU increase retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students in STEM fields.

Schellman to head physics department

Heidi Schellman, an expert on high energy physics, has been appointed to head the Department of Physics in the OSU College of Science.

Chemistry professors named ACS Fellows

Two OSU professors have been named as fellows of the American Chemical Society. Honored were Kevin Gable and Robert McGorrin.

Keszler named associate dean in OSU College of Science

Douglas Keszler, a distinguished professor in the OSU Department of Chemistry, has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Science.

Noted researcher to speak at OSU commencement in June

Ann A. Kiessling, a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology, will give the commencement address at Oregon State University’s graduation ceremony this spring.

Pass the salt: Common condiment could enable new high-tech industry

Ordinary table salt may be the key to an important new industry in silicon nanostructures, which have promise for energy storage, biomedicine and other fields.

Lionfish expedition: down deep is where the big, scary ones live

Even at the depth of 300 feet, large populations of lionfish, many of them larger than those in shallow depths, are helping to devastate Atlantic Coast marine ecosystems.

Bullfrogs may help spread deadly amphibian fungus, but also die from it

Bullfrogs can carry a fungus that is killing amphibian populations around the world, but they also can die from it.

"eButterfly" can change a summer hobby into a scientific venture

A new "citizen science" project has begun that will allow thousands of people in the U.S. and Canada to participate in recording butterfly sightings, as a barometer of global changes.