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OSU integrative biology team uses machine learning in newly published Ebola virus research

A team of researchers led by Oklahoma State University integrative biology assistant professor Patrick Stephens, Ph.D., recently unveiled critical insights into the transmission of the Ebola virus. The research team, which also included researchers from the University of Georgia and the Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies, published the first comprehensive study of the potential host range of Ebola viruses including every mammal species in Africa. This study was led by Dr. Mekala Sundaram, who was a postdoctoral scholar in the Stephens lab at OSU when it was published.
Integrative biology researchers publish work on Ebola virus.
Three integrative biology grad students recognized by the National Science Foundation

Wed, Apr 26, 2023

Two College of Arts and Sciences graduate students, Sam Miess and Olivia Aguiar, recently received the reputable National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship,  and another CAS graduate student, Hailey Freeman, received an honorable mention. 

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OSU English professor uses National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to research WWII radio, television

Mon, Apr 17, 2023

Oklahoma State University professor Stacy Takacs was awarded and has completed a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship. A professor in the Department of English and the American Studies program, Dr. Takacs was selected to work on her manuscript ‘We Bring You Home’: The American Forces Network and US Militarism Post-WWII. The book examines the 80-year history of the American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS or also known as AFN), which supplied news, entertainment and command information to U.S. military personnel overseas.

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Summer in Bozeman: How an OSU theatre professor is impacting rural arts engagement

Wed, Mar 15, 2023

In the summer of 2022, Eric Barker, an Oklahoma State University assistant professor of scenic design, found himself with a Research Jumpstart/Accelerator Grant (RJAG) but nowhere to spend it; his original plans to work with the Richmond Shakespeare festival in Richmond, Indiana, had fallen through.   The RJAG grant is designed to aid faculty in getting their research up and running following the COVID-19 pandemic. Barker knew he needed to find another research project and did just that, landing the chance to work with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) in Bozeman, Montana.   

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Psychology student leads research into how parents of higher-weight children are judged

Fri, Mar 03, 2023

Oklahoma State University clinical psychology doctoral student Devanshi Patel and psychology assistant professor Jaimie Arona Krems, Ph.D., recently published a peer-reviewed article exploring parental blame and judgment over children’s heavier weights.

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OSU student selected as Truman Scholarship finalist 

Wed, Mar 01, 2023

Oklahoma State University junior Meg Jackson has been named a finalist for the 2023 Truman Scholarship, a highly competitive graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States.  

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OSU receives funding to host prestigious STEM-focused scholars program 

Mon, Feb 06, 2023

Oklahoma State University has been selected to participate in the 2023 Beckman Scholars Program (BSP). 

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OSU philosophy professor studying how much empathy is too much

Mon, Dec 12, 2022

Empathy, as most people use the term, is understanding somebody else’s perspective — trying to put yourself in their shoes, trying to feel what they feel — and it is often described as a good thing. But is it really a good thing? Dr. Shannon Spaulding, associate professor and graduate coordinator in the Oklahoma State University Department of Philosophy, is focusing her research on just that question.

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