Feature Story

A Community of Scholars


Creating critical thinkers in a wired library

At the library, some of us secretly wish we could thumb through index cards for titles, authors and Dewey Decimal numbers. We're also clinging to our vinyl Beach Boys albums.

December 17, 2008

Seeing Deeply


Researchers put a continent under
intense scrutiny

"Not since the Lewis and Clark Expedition 200 years ago has there been such a comprehensive survey of the North American continent."

December 17, 2008

Along a Path Forward


Anna Harding approaches mentoring with discipline and heart

The first conversation between Kelly Gonzales and Professor Anna Harding went on so long the phone died.

September 15, 2008

Reptile Planet


Dan Preston tracks cold-blooded animals across the globe

Dan Preston pauses outside an ordinary-looking door in Cordley Hall. "Most people who walk by have no idea what's inside this room," the OSU biology major remarks as he turns the knob.

September 13, 2008

Oregon's Engineering Engine


An industry-university cooperative
powers the state's high-tech workforce

If you looked in on Mike Sabo at Cascade Microtech's corporate headquarters in the Silicon Forest last summer, you couldn't have distinguished him from the firm's 20 full-fledged engineers.

September 14, 2008
Sidebar Story: 

High Noon for Nano


Nanomaterials must earn their stripes

Along a four-lane highway east of Corvallis, Oregon State University's Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory sits adjacent to rows of blueberries, hazelnut trees and hops on trellises. video

September 15, 2008

Conditioning Minds


OSU program emphasizes
academic success for student athletes

Fans rooting for the Orange and Black live for those heart-stopping moments when sweat and pain and indomitable spirit gel in brilliance.

September 16, 2008