University hosts Oregon Academy of Science’s annual meeting on March 3

George Fox University will serve as host for the 2018 Oregon Academy of Science’s annual meeting this Saturday, March 3. This is a one-day annual meeting for researchers, educators and students statewide to exchange ideas, present current research, and to strengthen professional and personal relationships.

This year, our keynote speaker is Marshall Gannett from the U.S. Geological Survey, who will be speaking on “Hydrology and Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems of Central Oregon.”

OAS encourages participation from a broad range of interests in the natural and social sciences. Attendees from around the state represent anthropology, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, philosophy/environmental science/ethics, health science, STEM education, geography, geology, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology and sociology. More information can be found at our website on the event.

Faculty and students are welcome to participate in this one-day event. Included are a continental breakfast, poster sessions, oral presentations and lunch.

Registration is $45 for faculty and $20 for students. Please register on the OAS website as soon as possible. If presenting, deadline for abstracts is Friday, Feb. 16. Onsite registration is available with an additional $5 late registration fee. The event will begin in the EHS Atrium at 8 a.m.

If you have any questions, contact John Schmitt, professor of biology and the OAS president, at

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