Graduating high school at 16 is no easy feat. For Jessica Etter, it also meant the additional challenge of starting college at 17. Etter started her journey as an Oregon State University chemistry student with the goal of becoming a forensic scientist, however, she has since found a passion for research and will be starting a Ph.D. at Oregon State this fall.
Students from Oregon State University along with thousands of other attendees from across the nation were welcomed to the National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Conference Oct. 27, 2022. The event was built to serve as a reminder that culture and science are not mutually exclusive or contradictory. NDiSTEM asserted that science is not a place to shed culture, but a place where it should thrive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.