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NEH Awards OSU Library nearly $70,000NEH Awards OSU Library nearly $70,000

The Oklahoma State University Library was recently awarded $69,820 by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant was part of $40.3 million in new CARES Act economic stabilization grants to support essential operations at more than 300 cultural institutions across the country.

Spears Business enrollment strongSpears Business enrollment strong

Oklahoma State University business students returned to campus in strong numbers this fall despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Fall 2020 Spears School of Business enrollment increased 4 percent, or 202 students, for the Stillwater campus compared to fall 2019. Impressively, returning undergraduate enrollment at Stillwater was up nearly 5 percent based on numbers from Sept. 1.

Blazing paths for the under-representedBlazing paths for the under-represented

Gloria Valencia-Weber’s storied career has centered around Native Americans and law, with punctuating milestones in education and advocacy. Her resume includes degrees from OSU (B.A. in English, M.A. in speech communication) and Harvard Law School, the formal establishment of the ACLU of Oklahoma, creating the first Indian Law Certificate Program in the U.S. while working at the University of Tulsa, teaching at the University of New Mexico School of Law for more than 20 years, and being appointed to the Legal Services Corporation board of directors by President Obama in 2010.

Faculty and staff recognized for excellenceFaculty and staff recognized for excellence

Eleven faculty and staff in the College of Education and Human Sciences were recognized for excellence in service, mentorship, creativity and innovation at the college's annual Faculty and Staff Awards reception originally set for May 2020 but held virtually Sept. 17, 2020.

Chemical engineering professor researching new battery technologiesChemical engineering professor researching new battery technologies

Dr. Ömer Çapraz, an assistant professor from the School of Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University (OSU), is researching and developing new battery technologies that could significantly impact the future of energy.

From physiology to endocrinology: A doctor's career journeyFrom physiology to endocrinology: A doctor's career journey

Dr. Erik Aspenson's career as an endocrinologist began at OSU more than 30 years ago when he earned his bachelor's degree in physiology. After attending medical school and serving 11 years with the U.S. Air Force, the father of four turned his focus to treating patients with diabetes and thyroid disease — something he's done in the Tulsa area for the past 15 years. Aspenson gave us a look into his life and career, including what drew him to OSU as an incoming freshman, the unique way he starts each day and what it means to be a Cowboy.

OSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop Extension network for publicOSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop Extension network for public

Oklahoma State University has received a second year of funding worth nearly $1.5 million to further develop the national Enhancing Electronic Extension project for improving Extension’s capacity to serve the public with new programs and digital tools.

11 OSU undergraduate researchers earn Niblack scholarship11 OSU undergraduate researchers earn Niblack scholarship

Fourteen top Oklahoma State University undergraduate students have been selected as Niblack Research Scholars for the 2019-20 school year, earning $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research.