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App-titude: Students innovate with mobile apps

A simple game application changed Ryley Herrington’s life. It wasn't much, but it was his first attempt at writing programs for mobile devices, and creating it got him hooked on computer science.

A Chance to Change Lives

The best part of funding scholarships for Bev Brown is the chance to meet the students face to face and hear about their accomplishments.

Keeping Up with the Real World

Ease of use has made computing accessible to an increasingly broad range of users. But Andrew Dove knew the concept could also be applied to his company’s graphical programming system for scientists and engineers.

Punting Under the Radar

Keith Kostol's priority in coming to OSU was the engineering school, but he sent a tape to the football coach as an afterthought and it earned him an invitation to visit spring practice to meet with special teams coach Bruce Read.

On the Path to Success

The outstanding caliber and character of the students enrolled in Oregon State University’s new online computer science degree program was the hot topic among the faculty and industry representatives attending the program’s first conference.

Intel and OSU: A Partnership for Excellence

Over the last two years Intel has contributed nearly $1.5 million to Oregon State University for projects ranging from research to curriculum development.

New Leaders Join the Faculty

Three new faculty leaders joining the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science this fall enhance OSU’s nationally recognized research strengths in energy systems and RF/mixed-signal design.

Journey of the Ocean Sentinel

In August this year, Annette von Jouanne's 1998 vision to make Oregon a leader in wave energy technology became a reality when the Ocean Sentinel was deployed near Newport off the Oregon coast.

Novel Online Degree Program Attracts Students Who Need Jobs

One of the biggest problems facing the U.S. is unemployment. Half of all new college graduates are jobless or underemployed, according to an Associated Press article this year. And yet high-tech companies cannot fill positions in computer science.