Last week, a crowd of 65 high school students gathered at Oregon State University to participate in the Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY) program, ending Friday with a poster exhibition of their work. Many participants were young women and underrepresented students who were given an opportunity to discover and embrace science and engineering as a viable career path. By working with undergraduate and graduate students at Oregon State, SESEY students explored real-life research and gained hands-on experience. Continue reading
Over spring break, six students from the Oregon State chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) swapped rest and relaxation for networking and professional development at the 39th annual NSBE convention in Indianapolis. Under the leadership of OSU NSBE President and Industrial Engineering senior, Nathan Okorley, the chapter set out to increase Oregon State’s profile at NSBE through service on regional executive board and professional development. Continue reading
Whether it’s to boost your resume, make friends, or learn more about a topic you find interesting, Oregon State has many student clubs for a variety of interests. One club that deserves some attention is the OSU Hydrogen Club. The club aims to raise awareness about hydrogen, consider the production, transfer, storage and consummation of hydrogen, and to develop hydrogen-based projects.
The hydrogen club already has some exciting projects lined up for this term including work with an electrolyzer to generate hydrogen and using the OSU Hydrogen Trailer for some community education projects!
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Nearly 230 attendees from across Oregon, Washington, and Idaho gathered for the third-annual 2012 Pacific Northwest Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Conference, hosted by Oregon State on February 10 and 11. The conference supported LSAMP’s effort of increasing the quality and quantity of underrepresented minority (URM) students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree programs. Continue reading