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Gettysburg tells the story of more than a battle − military park shows what national ‘reconciliation’ looked like for decades after Civil War

Thu, Nov 30, 2023

On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to dedicate a cemetery at the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Four months before, about 50,000 soldiers had been killed, wounded or captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, later seen as a turning point in the war.

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Department of Languages and Literatures mourns passing of former head Dr. Perry Gethner

Fri, Nov 17, 2023

Oklahoma State University’s Department of Language and Literatures lost a beloved member of its faculty this week with the passing of recently retired French professor and former department head Dr. Perry Gethner on Tuesday, Nov. 14. A graduate of Carlton College and Yale University, Gethner came to OSU as an assistant professor in 1984. He rose through the ranks, serving as the department of head of Languages and Literatures from 1999 to 2015 and retiring this year as Regents Professor of Foreign Language after 39 years at OSU.

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Geology's Jim Puckette receives two awards from American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Mon, Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Jim Puckette of the Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University received two awards from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Midcontinent Sectional Conference. Puckette was given the Robey H. Clark Memorial in recognition of his years of service and numerous contributions to the science of geology, as well as the Roger L. Planalp award for best poster.

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Maj. Gen. Thompson to speak at OSU fall commencement

Mon, Nov 13, 2023

Few exemplify the Cowboy Code’s life of service like Maj. Gen. Michael Thompson. Thompson, an Oklahoma State University alumnus, is the speaker at his alma mater’s fall 2023 commencement.

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Researchers developing new technology to understand bird migrations

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

Oklahoma State University scientists will work to uncover the mysteries of bird migration by determining what environmental factors affect migrating bird species and how they are responding to major environmental changes.

Integrative BiologyDepartment of Natural Resource Ecology and ManagementOSU AgricultureOSU Ag ResearchCollege of Arts and Sciences
Seeking an oasis: SMSC professor conducts important research on Oklahoma news deserts

Thu, Nov 09, 2023

Dr. Rosemary Avance, an assistant professor in the School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University, recently performed a groundbreaking study for the Oklahoma Media Center alongside University of Oklahoma professor Dr. Allyson Shortle. Avance and Shortle designed, implemented and executed a qualitative observational study on Oklahoma news deserts, or areas where residents have limited to no access to reliable local journalism. Their extensive research explored whether Oklahomans are receiving local news, which provides information necessary for residents to engage with and make informed decisions about their communities.

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Department of Physics awarded $1.8M from U.S. Department of Energy

Tue, Nov 07, 2023

Five faculty members from the Oklahoma State University Department of Physics have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund the research project “Theoretical and Experimental Research in Weak, Electromagnetic and Strong Interaction.”

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Horn of Plenty: Alumni gift 40 custom trombones to OSU Marching Band

Fri, Nov 03, 2023

Oklahoma State University’s Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music recently received a gift that struck a nostalgic chord: OSU alumni Bob and Pam Spinks donated 40 Getzen trombones to support the Cowboy Marching Band. 

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CAS alumnus Chappabitty Jr. inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame

Thu, Nov 02, 2023

On Oct. 28, Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Dr. Edwin Chappabitty Jr. (1941-2021) was posthumously inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame. Chappabitty was born in Lawton, Oklahoma, and graduated from OSU in 1967 with a bachelor’s degree in zoology.

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Multi-disciplinary project aims to predict stress in cattle

Thu, Nov 02, 2023

As part of a multi-disciplinary project, Oklahoma State University researchers are studying stress conditions in moderate-growth and high-growth cattle to identify differences between them when stressed.

Department of Animal and Food SciencesOSU Agriculture#OrangeIsTheAnswerCollege of Social Sciencessocial sciencesCollege of Arts and SciencesOSU Ag ResearchFood Land and Natural ResourcesDepartment of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

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