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Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies

Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies (www.ausable.org) is a field station that offers college-level courses for academic credit for ORU students and other students at colleges in Christian Council of Colleges and Universities (www.cccu.org). The institute has one campus in northern Michigan and another campus on Widbey Island, Washington State. Their focus is field-based learning and integration of the Biblical view of environmental stewardship with the biological and ecological sciences. Contact Hal Reed (hreed@oru.edu) or John Korstad (jkorstad@oru.edu) concerning registering for these courses.


Alpha Epsilon Delta

The Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) Premedical Honors Society (www.jmu.edu/orgs/nationalaed) mission is to encourage and recognize excellence in premedical scholarship; to stimulate an appreciation of the importance of premedical education; to promote communication between medical and premedical students and educators; to provide a forum for students with common interests; and to use its resources to benefit health organizations, charities and the community.


 Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society

Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society (www.tri-beta.org) is a national society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.


Oklahoma Academy of Sciences

Oklahoma Academy of Sciences (http://biosurvey.ou.edu/oas/). ORU students participate in OAS meetings each semester, especially the annual technical meeting in early November and field meetings during the spring and fall semesters. The mission of OAS is to: stimulate scientific research, encourage fraternal relationship and the sharing of ideas among Oklahomans working in the sciences, foster through meetings and publications the dissemination of science related ideas to all Oklahomans interested in the sciences, promote the scope and relevance of science to state citizens, investigate and publicize natural, educational and other resources of the state, counsel government and educational agencies on the advancement of state science programs, and enlist industrial participation in scientific research and education. OAS sponsors state scientific meetings, recognizes scientists and organizations for scientific endeavors within the state, supports various collegiate student research programs, including student awards for outstanding scientific research, and promotes high school student research with cash awards.


American Institute of Biological Sciences

American Institute of Biological Sciences (www.aibs.org) was federally chartered as a non-profit scientific organization to advance research and education in the biological sciences. It publishes the scientific journal Bioscience.


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