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OSU Department of Physics aims to resurrect Mendenhall Observatory

The Department of Physics is raising funds to restore Oklahoma State University’s Mendenhall Observatory, which is currently nonoperational and requires updating the telescope control system. Located just southwest of OSU’s Stillwater campus, the observatory houses the largest telescope in the state.
Mendenhall Observatory in Stillwater, Oklahoma
Three CAS students featured at Research Day at the Capitol

Tue, May 04, 2021

Oklahoma legislators got a glimpse of the College of Arts and Sciences’ academic talent in March through three undergraduate researchers. Aaron Austin, Sierra Posey and Sam Kauffman were invited to present their work at the Research Day at the Capitol in Oklahoma City, which is sponsored by Oklahoma’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the National Science Foundation.

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Students win awards at CAS Three Minute Thesis Finals

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

After 32 College of Arts and Sciences graduate students competed in the preliminary rounds and 13 advanced to the championship round, four impressed the judges enough to win awards during the college’s Three Minute Thesis Finals on Oct. 30. Ph.D. students Benjamin Nelson (Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics) and Erin Wood (Department of Psychology) tied for the win, with each receiving a $300 prize. Wood also earned an additional $300 as the People’s Choice Award winner. Sarah Elzay, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Integrative Biology, placed second and received $200. Meagan Bourne, a master’s student in the Department of Political Science, placed third to earn $100.

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College of Arts and Sciences honors 25 alumni at Hall of Fame Ceremony

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Oklahoma State University’s College of Arts and Sciences honored 25 of its most successful alumni Sept. 27 during the 2019 CAS Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Ceremony at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade & Development. Ardoth Hassler and Dr. George Thompson were both inducted into the Hall of Fame, while Brent Butcher and Maddy Cunningham were named Rising Stars. There were also 21 Distinguished Alumni recipients.

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OSU researcher builds on NASA project’s success with new device

Wed, Jun 26, 2019

A successful 2018 project with NASA is providing the foundation for an improved radiation detector. Physicist Dr. Eric Benton and graduate students in his lab developed a tissue equivalent radiation dosimeter that flew on the International Space Station last summer.

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