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A Cultural Impact

A Cultural Impact

Of the 76 land-grant universities in the United States, hundreds of international students choose Oklahoma State University. What encourages them to study in Stillwater, Okla.?

Poetry as the building blocks of engineering

Poetry as the building blocks of engineering

Quite the juxtaposition of words, yet exactly those used as inspiration by James Manimala, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

The Broader Impact of Scientific Research

The Broader Impact of Scientific Research

A few years after arrive at Oklahoma State University in 2004, associate professor of chemistry Charles Weinert began using his own money to develop a summer research program to...

Shining the Light on Research

Shining the Light on Research

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences has focused on becoming the premier biomedical research institution in northeastern Oklahoma because research is the lifeblood...

Probiotics in Poultry

Probiotics in Poultry

Sales of probiotic-fed chicken products in the United States have increased 34 percent in the last year due to the demand for antibiotic-free poultry.

Opening Prison Doors to Compassion

Opening Prison Doors to Compassion

Many Americans see people who live on the margins of society as deserving of where they are. Not Jodi Jinks. One message that Jinks, an assistant professor of acting at Oklahoma...

Movement in Aging

Movement in Aging

As humans age, our motor function decreases, leading to a higher risk of falls and injuries, which can have devastating results. An ongoing study led by Oklahoma State University...

Interdisciplinary, International and Intertwined

Interdisciplinary, International and Intertwined

Wouter (“VOW-ter”) Hoff and Aihua (“A-wah”) Xie met at an international conference in Leiden, the Netherlands, in 1994.  Two years later, he was receiving the Netherlands’ Society...

Forget Green, Turf is Orange & Black

Forget Green, Turf is Orange & Black

Sports enthusiasts may not realize it but they are seeing a Cowboy connection when they watch home games of Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals and the National Football...

Flight in a Sticky Situation

Flight in a Sticky Situation

The smallest flying insects known are less than one millimeter long — and yet, they wield considerable ecological and agricultural importance. These insects serve important...

Ancient Berry’s Rich Future

Ancient Berry’s Rich Future

Little red and orange wolfberries have been used in China for centuries to ensure longevity and treat age-related conditions of the liver and the eye. But those qualities and many...

A Walk to Wellness

A Walk to Wellness

Walking the circular path of a labyrinth is a study in relaxation for Megan York, a health education and promotion major. The quiet, dim corner of Oklahoma State...

Arts and Sciences? Yes, please

Arts and Sciences? Yes, please

Many students working toward a science degree rarely have the opportunity to learn how to properly sketch and paint a landscape scene. But a study abroad trip to the Bahamas...

Blowing Them Away

Blowing Them Away

Editor’s Note: Grant Harper is an OSU senior, majoring in trumpet performance and vocal music education. He kept a travel log for A&S magazine during his recent trip to the...

A Diverse Future – By Design

A Diverse Future – By Design

One boy moved from Mexico to the United States at age 12. Another earned a college degree in South Korea before immigrating. And a third left Iran at age 13, finished his high...

Out of Tragedy, Honor

Out of Tragedy, Honor

“It’s a story you never want to write.”

Brewing Something New

Brewing Something New

Tyrrell Conway pulls on his lab coat and prepares to deliver a lecture. It would be an ordinary day for the professor and head of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular...

20 Years On

20 Years On

When Allen Apblett was growing up in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and New Brunswick, his father often put on Merle Haggard records for the Sunday soundtrack. However...

Safety First

Safety First

It’s no question that great risk is involved in successfully getting people to deep space for extensive missions.