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Jason McCarley, Oregon State University professor of PSY 340, conducts his weekly lecture remotely via Zoom, a video conferencing platform utilized by OSU.

Professors change teaching methods due to lack of engagement via Zoom

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
April 22, 2020

With the start of remote teaching after COVID-19 called for social distancing, professors have had to make significant changes to their teaching methods throughout the term. Over spring break, professors...


Integrative Biology Graduate Student Association lays foundation for their diversity, inclusion goals

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
October 14, 2019

40 staff members, post-doctoral individuals, faculty and students attended the Equity, Justice and Inclusion retreat day held by the Integrative Biology Graduate Student Association last month in Cordley...

A panel composed of LGBTQIA+ OSU-affiliated STEM leaders speak out about their experiences coming out of the closet. 

Student-led LGBTQIA+ organization hosts STEM coming-out panel during Queer History Month

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
October 14, 2019

Corrections: This article has been updated to correct quotes by Kate Schilke, as well as a misspelling of her name, and correct the date she came out. The Barometer regrets these errors. Out in Science,...

Assistant Professor Naomi Fitter holds a microphone to comedy robot Jon the Robot.

Oregon State University professor uses entertainment robot to educate

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
April 29, 2019

Oregon State University’s robots are learning to perform comedy, and researchers like Naomi Fitter, assistant professor for the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, are using...

Undergraduate researcher Amy Olyaei writes down observations in her laboratory notebook. Olyaei is a pre-medical student in her second year of research, working in tandem with Raman in the Schilke laboratory. 

Lack of women in STEM majors at OSU apparent

Jaya Black-Lazo, News Contributor
May 1, 2017

Engineering departments seek to get women interestedYou walk into a full classroom of strangers bending over microscopes and looking at graphs, but everyone is different from you. Heads turn as you enter....

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