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Art history alum shares experiences of staying in Italy amid COVID-19 outbreak Art history alum shares experiences of staying in Italy amid COVID-19 outbreak

In November 2018, OSU art history graduate and Stanford Ph.D. candidate Lora Webb moved to Rome to study Byzantine art and manuscripts for two years. But when COVID-19 began to rapidly spread through the country in February and March of this year, Webb had to make a decision: stay put or come back to the U.S. She ultimately decided to remain in Italy.

OSU alum leads NYC hotel through COVID-19OSU alum leads NYC hotel through COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed hundreds of thousands of American health care workers on the frontlines of the crisis, and joining them are scores of lesser-recognized people supporting those nurses, doctors and others. One of those is an Oklahoma State University graduate who found himself working and living in the middle of what became the nation’s worst coronavirus hotspot of New York City.

OSU Statement Regarding Murray Hall Renaming PetitionOSU Statement Regarding Murray Hall Renaming Petition

OSU is committed to diversity and inclusion, and to respecting all peoples and backgrounds. We understand the pain that the namesake of Murray Hall creates for many members of our campus community and respect the efforts of the petition to remove Governor Murray’s name from the building.

Oklahoma State University releases spring 2020 honor rollsOklahoma State University releases spring 2020 honor rolls

A total of 9,400 students were named to the 2020 spring semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 5,241 students named to the President's Honor Roll for earning an A grade in all their courses.

Oklahoma State professor honored as a Fellow and publishes a new bookOklahoma State professor honored as a Fellow and publishes a new book

Dr. Afshin J. Ghajar was selected as a Fellow of American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) for his outstanding contributions to the field of Thermal and Fluids Engineering. Due to the unexpected outburst of Covid-19 pandemics, the presentation of the 2020 new Fellow certificates has been postponed and will be conducted at the next ASTFE Conference in New Orleans in March 2021.

NFPA announces scholarship endowment for OSU FPSET studentsNFPA announces scholarship endowment for OSU FPSET students

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has provided more than $100,000 in endowment to the John L. Jablonsky Scholarship for Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology (FPSET) to benefit students at Oklahoma State University (OSU).