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CAS faculty receive NSF grant for multidisciplinary COVID-19 and pandemic research

Six Oklahoma State University professors from a variety of backgrounds are combining their talents to research stopping future pandemics. Faculty members from OSU’s College of Arts and Sciences were recently awarded a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to conduct multidisciplinary research and model the effects of COVID-19 in Oklahoma to plan effective mitigation efforts for the coronavirus and potential future pandemics.
Enhancing Theta Pond

Mon, Mar 27, 2023

One of Oklahoma State University’s iconic campus locations recently received an upgrade. This spring, Theta Pond gained the addition of a diffusion aeration system and updated bridges.

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OSU receives NSF grant to host research mentor program for recent biology grads

Wed, Aug 31, 2022

Thanks to a $2.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Oklahoma State University will be home to a three-year program to mentor recent college graduates with biology degrees. The NSF Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Sciences (RaMP) program will begin at OSU in June 2023 with an initial class of eight mentees, who will spend the year researching and training in professional skills.

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Pokes PodCAS Episode 47: Three degrees, one Orange Gown, with Kayla Reed

Fri, Apr 29, 2022

“Mistakes are only mistakes if you don’t learn from them.” This was just one piece of advice that College of Arts and Sciences Orange Gown Recipient, Kayla Reed, had to share with students as she prepares to graduate with degrees in Psychology, Zoology and Plant Biology.

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OSU earns Bee Campus USA certification

Mon, Apr 18, 2022

Oklahoma State University has received official certification as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program designed to utilize campus landscape resources for the benefit of pollinators.

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OSU, OU scientists collaborate to sequence, map new genome

Thu, Feb 10, 2022

A team of researchers from Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma published a genome sequence and chromosome map for the micro-crustacean Daphnia pulicaria. Researchers in the laboratory of Punidan Jeyasingh in OSU’s Department of Integrative Biology, in collaboration with the laboratory of OU biology professor Lawrence Weider, led the efforts. The results of their work were published in the journal Molecular Ecology.

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CAS student named Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal

Wed, Dec 08, 2021

Emily Geest came to Oklahoma State University hoping to make the most out of her time left in school, and her numerous accolades indicate she has succeeded. Now, she has another to add to the list: Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal.

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CAS hires six with diverse expertise in pandemic research

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

The first three hires began this fall. They are Tao Hu, Juwon Hwang and Rebecca Kaplan. In January, CAS will bring in two more new hires. And the last piece of this faculty puzzle will arrive at OSU in August 2022.

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