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    We’re Hiring!

    Posted September 22nd, 2016 by Emily Nicholson

    The SMILE program is looking to fill a full time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Coordinator position. This position will be in charge of program planning, supporting partners, evaluating programs, developing instructional materials and more! For more information including specific duties and qualifications, please visit the job posting: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/32566. For 29 years, Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences […]

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    Science Rocks!

    Posted March 2nd, 2016 by Emily Nicholson

    Science does rock! At the end of January we hosted a Family Science and Engineering night at North Albany Elementary School. This event was for the whole family to enjoy. We had hands-on STEM activities for families to tackle together. Family Science and Engineering nights are hosted at elementary schools in and all around Corvallis. […]

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    Looking for New High School Academic quiz-bowl Coaches

    Posted December 4th, 2014 by Emily Nicholson

    Calling all High School Teachers! Who: You and your enthusiastic High School Students What: An academic quiz-bowl called The Salmon Bowl Where: Oregon State University, Corvallis When: Saturday, February 28th, 2015 Why: It’s a blast, the student’s love it, and it expands learning beyond the classroom! The Salmon Bowl is Oregon’s Regional Science Bowl, one […]

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    Volunteer with ASPIRE

    Posted November 14th, 2014 by Emily Nicholson

    “Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson The ASPIRE program is looking for volunteers in the Milwuakie, OR area. Consider becoming an ASPIRE volunteer at Rex Putnam […]

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    Students learn about Microtechnology from the Professionals at MBI

    Posted August 29th, 2013 by Emily Nicholson

    Oregon State University’s STEM Academy teamed up with the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute at the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) to provide an opportunity for 20 fifth- to eighth-graders to explore Microtechnology! Students worked with each other and industry professionals as they utilized their brains, built heat exchange conductors, and increased their excitement about science. In […]

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    SMILE: Making a difference in rural Oregon

    Posted November 13th, 2012 by staff

    Nyssa, Ore., is located on Oregon’s eastern border, much closer to Boise than Portland. The town’s only high school has about 300 students. Many of the students are Latino, most come from rural, lower income families, and few have parents who attended college (less than 7 percent of adults in Nyssa have a degree). But […]

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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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    OSU Awarded College Access Challenge Grant (CACG)

    Posted November 16th, 2011 by staff

    Oregon State University awarded $64,583 grant to increase college access Contact:   Di Saunders, Oregon University System – Office: 503-725-5714 Source:    Adrienne Enriquez, CACG Program Manager – Office: 503-725-2914 Portland, OR, November 11, 2011 – The State of Oregon announced that it has awarded a $64,583 grant to the Oregon State University (OSU)’s College […]

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    GEAR UP Health Sciences Camp Video

    Posted August 30th, 2011 by staff

    The GEAR UP Health Sciences camp took place on OSU’s campus in late June 2011. The camp was a success and students had a great time- check out the Oregon GEAR UP: Health Sciences Camp YouTube video created by OUS GEAR UP staff to see what it was all about!    

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    Outside the Box on KEZI-TV

    Posted July 19th, 2011 by staff

    There are many exciting programs happening on the OSU campus this summer for K-12 youth! Please take a moment to learn about Outside the Box, featured on KEZI news yesterday evening: http://kezi.com/news/local/218408

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