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
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Minority students receive support before entering college
Beginning studies at a large educational institution can be especially daunting for minority students, but the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Summer Scholars program provides a valuable bridge to help students transition. More…
Iraq reaffirms its commitment to green building
The partnership between Oregon State University and the government of Iraq to collaborate on rebuilding the country using sustainable building techniques was reaffirmed after a new Iraqi higher education minister and cabinet assumed their duties. See stories in the Corvallis Gazette Times and Daily Journal of Commerce.