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    Discovering the Scientist Within at OSU

    Posted February 20th, 2012 by staff

    120 middle school girls plus their parents were at OSU on Saturday for the annual “Discovering the Scientist Within” program put on by a collaborative group across campus and the community.  The event is designed to foster teenage girls interest in science and engineering in addition to connecting with parents about ways to continue encouraging […]

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    Summer Science Workshops for K-12 Educators

    Posted June 2nd, 2011 by staff

    The Scientists and Teachers in Education Partnerships Program (STEPs) at OSU will be offering free science workshops for K-12 educators on astronomy (Aug. 2-3), water sustainability (Aug. 15-17), and biotechnology (Au. 22-23). Information http://steps.oregonstate.edu/calendar or contact Kari van Zee at 541-737-4517 The STEPs program is a K-12 science outreach program at Oregon State University which is […]

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    Starting the Pipeline from High School to College

    Posted October 22nd, 2010 by staff

    The OSU campus is normally a quiet place at 9:00 am on a Saturday.  But on October 9th, 20 students from Benson Polytechnic High School were busy in a lab dissecting the many layers of disposable diapers in a lesson on the chemical engineering of superabsorbent polymers.  Benson teachers Jean Eames, Matt Pellico (OSU ’82), […]

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    Grad Students Teach High Schoolers to Explore Evolution

    Posted September 27th, 2010 by staff

    Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species over 150 years ago, yet his evolution revolution still remains a central tenet of modern day biology.  On Monday, September 20th, over 70 students from Dallas, Siletz, Kings Valley and Junction City high schools came to OSU to participate in a workshop entitled DARWIN’S LEGACY: MODERN EXPLORATIONS […]

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