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Tracing Earth’s History

Tracing Earth’s History

For most students, summer is a time to spend lounging in the warmth of the sun. But Chris Jones spent his summer braving the cold on a German research vessel near Antarctica — where winter was beginning.

Blazing a microbiome path

Blazing a microbiome path

Over the last 20 years, microbiome research has been gaining more attention in the scientific community. Over the next 10 years, Oklahoma State University expects to become a national leader in the discipline, thanks to the Microbiome Initiative.

Extending broadband's reach

Extending broadband's reach

Once upon a time — early in the 20th century, actually — electricity was a new thing, limited to large cities. It took time, money and a lot of work to bring electrical power to rural America.

Addressing Addiction

Addressing Addiction

The nationwide opioid crisis has definitely made it to Oklahoma — and the National Center for Wellness & Recovery at OSU Medicine is leading the battle against it.

A Brighter Future

A Brighter Future

A lumen and the LUMEN are very different things. One is a measurement of light, while the other serves as a symbol of a brighter future for the oil and gas industry.

Finding a New Foundation

Finding a New Foundation

OSU’s Dr. Tyler Ley calls himself a concrete maniac. And his industry-leading research at the Bert Cooper Lab is concrete evidence of it.

Finding the Beat

Finding the Beat

There are branches of science where beakers are nonexistent and algorithms are few. For example, there’s ethnomusicology, where music is studied through the lens of anthropology, filtered through the culture that creates it. And there are professors who step out of the lecture hall, immerse themselves in research and bring in-depth expertise back to the classroom.

Improving Research Writing

Improving Research Writing

After completing a $50,000 National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps) program grant, Oklahoma State University assistant professor Dr. Stephanie Link has moved one step closer to launching her web-based learning environment, Wrangler, for rounding up research writing resources.

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

After completing his doctorate in 2002 at the University of Illinois, Dr. Pankaj Sarin made a decision that would lead him toward changing the world, one drop of water at a time.

Reviving the science fair

Reviving the science fair

Move to OSU gives new life to the Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair

Teachers teaching teachers

Teachers teaching teachers

The Oklahoma State University Writing Project supports educators across the state.

Stronger together

Stronger together

Young faculty members team up to increase their impact.

A legacy of quality education

A legacy of quality education

Nancy Randolph Davis’ statue stands tall for her life and accomplishments.

A View to DHM’S Future

A View to DHM’S Future

New head Lynn Boorady offers her take on the opportunities ahead

Giving voice to the quietest

Giving voice to the quietest

Faculty duo promote student independence using assistive technology.

Unidos se puede

Unidos se puede

OSU’s United We Can program helps Tulsa students succeed – and see more options.

Reading to Retention

Reading to Retention

College’s Freshman Reading Program celebrates success with higher retention and graduation rates.

Curbing Oklahoma Obesity

Curbing Oklahoma Obesity

Pilot project aims to improve health in Adair and Muskogee counties.

Financial Planning Expertise

Financial Planning Expertise

New certificate opens opportunity to undergraduates and professionals alike.

Honoring Inclusion

Honoring Inclusion

Jones’ service-learning project wins recognition from APLU.