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A photo illustrating one of the processes one must complete when applying to graduate school, writing a statement of purpose. Many applicants over the last year have experienced the changes in the programs due to an increase in applicants, and by proxy, competition.

Graduate school applicants facing increased competition, fewer opportunities

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Oregon State University fourth-year bioengineering student Jacob Buckner had plans to pursue graduate school immediately after completing his bachelor’s degree, but COVID- 19 unexpectedly contributed...

First-generation

First-generation students forge their own path

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 25, 2019

President of Oregon State University, Ed Ray, youngest of three sons and first in his family to graduate from college, inspired his older brothers to get their degrees and now can inspire first-generation...

Champinefu Lodge

Op-Ed: Building institutional support for Zero Hunger

Nicole Hindes, Assistant Director of the HSRC and Damiana Dendy
November 5, 2018

The lives of students enrolled in higher education look very different today than in previous generations. The number non-traditional students is on the rise. More than seven in 10 higher education students...

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