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Through an artist’s lens

“It is great to have your vision and art chosen to represent our university during summer. That is the point of photography to me – to touch everybody with the feeling and the moment frozen in one frame, and I think I achieved that with this photo,” says Lucas Kopecky Bobadilla, the 2017 #myOSUsummer photo contest grand prize winner.

Hard conversations make Beavers stronger
Initiating a difficult conversation in the workplace takes boldness and skill. And Kriya Sadhana has been doing it for years. While earning a degree online in women, gender and sexuality studies, Kriya co-founded Trans Affirming Spaces, a training program that seeks to foster a respectful and inclusive work environment for transgender employees. Read more »

Hard conversations make Beavers stronger

Initiating a difficult conversation in the workplace takes boldness and skill. And Kriya Sadhana has been doing it for years. While earning a degree online in women, gender and sexuality studies, Kriya co-founded Trans Affirming Spaces, a training program that seeks to foster a respectful and inclusive work environment for transgender employees.

Getting started at OSU Ecampus

We know returning to school is a big decision. There are a lot of things to consider before deciding to apply. If you choose to move forward with applying to Oregon State Ecampus, there are several key steps to take care of after you are admitted.

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Behind the scenes with Kathy Hadley

A professor of astronomy and physics is focused heavily on the happenings of our solar system and beyond, but Kathy Hadley is just as interested in what’s happening on our planet. Namely, she has a long-held passion for teaching students no matter where they are, geographically and scholastically. Her work as an instructor in Oregon State’s Department of Physics is one element of proof.

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OSU Ecampus to enhance online chemistry lab courses with adaptive learning

Oregon State University Ecampus announced an innovative collaboration with Smart Sparrow that will allow chemistry faculty to design their own wet lab simulations to enhance the student learning experience in place of in-person lab experiments. The project stems from a campus-wide initiative to scale the application of adaptive courseware to improve outcomes for Oregon State undergraduate students who learn online.

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It was an ambitious dream. But Beavers like a challenge.

Oregon State Ecampus Sociology Alumna Sarah Brown is among a small group of current and former students across the world who have earned a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2017-18 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Ecampus ranked #1 in U.S. for online liberal arts education

Oregon State is the best university in the nation when it comes to delivering a high-quality liberal arts education online, according to a new ranking released last month. Oregon State’s College of Liberal Arts offers 11 bachelor’s degrees and two master’s programs online through OSU Ecampus, the university’s distance education division.

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Online data analytics students prepare for top job in the country

Josh Stevens, an army veteran and a mid-career IT analyst at State Farm in Bloomington, Illinois, had been searching for the right online data analytics program for well over a year. The perfect match continued to be elusive. When he came across Oregon State University’s new Master of Science Data Analytics program, it was immediately attractive to him. Close to finishing his first year in the program, Stevens couldn’t be happier with his decision.

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Getting to know Melissa Whitney

“I get excited to be a part of someone’s decision to go back to school. I know personally how difficult of a decision that can be, so it is awesome to work with people who are motivated to complete the degree they started five, 10, maybe even 30 years ago! It’s inspirational to hear the reasons they want to finish what they started,” says OSU Ecampus Enrollment Services Specialist Melissa Whitney.