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Innovative after-school program captures Native American students’ interest in STEM

Hallmarks of the future such as virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D printing are set to help connect Native American students with their cultural past through an innovative $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
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Native OSU students share culture with McAlester classes

Tue, Dec 08, 2020

Native American books read by Native American students. The idea came from an Oklahoma school teacher, and Oklahoma State University’s Center for Sovereign Nations was happy to help make it a reality.

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Postoak named ANAMS president-elect

Tue, Oct 13, 2020

Last year, Brandon Postoak served as the first osteopathic medicine liaison for the Association of Native American Medical Students (ANAMS). Now the third-year OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student serves as the organization’s president-elect.

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CIHRP executive director featured in PBS documentary on diabetes

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, executive director of the Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy, talks about her personal and professional history with diabetes.

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Dr. Kent Smith, Ph.D.: Virtual STEM Camps

Tue, Apr 07, 2020

OSU-CHS Associate Dean of American Indians in Medicine and Science, Dr. Kent Smith, Ph.D., writes a blog on his recent launch of virtual STEM classes for rural public schools and tribal partners amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Cherokee Nation chief speaks on tribal history at OSU

Mon, Feb 03, 2020

The leader of the Cherokee Nation — with more than 380,000 tribal citizens worldwide including over 141,000 in northeastern Oklahoma — recently spoke about its storied history during a Sovereignty Speaks speakers series luncheon at the Oklahoma State University Student Union.

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OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

“Chilocco Through the Years” is a documentary based on the award-winning project from the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. It premieres on OETA on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and will rebroadcast on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

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OSU wins Elizabeth B. Mason award for Chilocco History Project

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

The Oral History Association awarded its 2019 Elizabeth B. Mason Large Project Award to the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. This is the third Mason Award for OSU, the only institution to win this national honor more than once. This year, the OOHRP was recognized for its recent Chilocco History Project.

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American Indian psychology program wins renewed $1.2 million grant

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The renewal of a five-year $1.2 million federal grant means more American Indian students at Oklahoma State University will have the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees in the mental health field.

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