Program gives underrepresented STEM undergraduates a boost

Meet the ‘mold pigs,’ a new group of invertebrates from 30 million years ago

Fossils preserved in Dominican amber reveal a new family, genus and species of microinvertebrate from the mid-Tertiary period, a discovery that shows unique lineages of the tiny creatures were living 30 million years ago.

OSU researcher using miniature cars to help advance autonomous vehicle safety

An autonomous systems expert at Oregon State University is helping to lead an effort to build research infrastructure for the safety, performance and security of driverless cars, supported by a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Awards and honors

Beaver Achiever STEM Camp

OSU College of Engineering earns recognition for equity, inclusion, diversity efforts

Scott Ashford, Kearney Dean of Engineering at Oregon State University, has been honored by the Society of Women Engineers for his contributions to the acceptance and advancement of women in engineering professions.

Hoary bat numbers declining at rate that suggests species in jeopardy in Pacific Northwest

The hoary bat, the species of bat most frequently found dead at wind power facilities, is declining at a rate that threatens its long-term future in the Pacific Northwest, according to a novel and comprehensive research collaboration based at Oregon State University – Cascades.

New artifacts suggest first people arrived in North America earlier than previously thought

Stone tools and other artifacts unearthed from an archeological dig at the Cooper’s Ferry site in western Idaho suggest that people lived in the area 16,000 years ago, more than a thousand years earlier than scientists previously thought.

Researchers take key step toward cancer treatments that leave healthy cells unharmed

Researchers have opened up a possible avenue for new cancer therapies that don’t have the side effects that oftentimes accompany many current cancer treatments by identifying a protein modification that specifically supports proliferation and survival of tumor cells.

College of Engineering receives diversity recognition award

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