South Coast Innovation Challenge 2021

Anne Matthews Uncategorized

Southwestern Students: Do you have ideas that could become a new invention to solve challenges in our everyday lives? Do you like competing for cash and prizes? If so, Invent Oregon (inventOR) is the competition for you. The first stop on the road to inventOR involves participation in the local South Coast Innovation Challenge 2021. Student teams of two or …

Southwestern’s Physics and Astronomy Virtual Lecture Series presents Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College welcomes Dr. Jason Hafner from Rice University in Houston, Texas to present at the first lecture of our 2020-21 Physics and Astronomy Virtual Lecture series. Dr. Hafner is a physics, astronomy and chemistry professor who will discuss his biomedical research on nanotechnology applications and how it may apply to early diagnosis of medical conditions and …

College and History Museum Celebrate 30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is pleased to announce the opening of Expanding Perspectives on the Universe: 30 Years of Hubble Space Telescope, an interdisciplinary student art exhibit. The display runs from Saturday, Aug.1, through Oct. 31, in the Sprague Gallery of the Coos History Museum, 1210 N. Front St., Coos Bay. The exhibit celebrates Hubble and its achievements. …

Today’s science-minded students aspire to be tomorrow’s inventors

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When Rose Garrett and Tyrone Stagner graduated in 2018, it was a bit of a surprise to see this dynamic science duo back on our Coos Campus in 2019. Some students just can’t get enough of Southwestern’s science classes. “It makes a huge difference being able to have a small class and ask those questions,” Tyrone said. “I realized how …