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English Ph.D. candidate named Honorary Graduate Commencement MarshalEnglish Ph.D. candidate named Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal

Finishing a Ph.D. is an immense accomplishment in and of itself, but Tomie Bitton gets to add one more accolade to her resume: Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal. The native Californian, who is graduating in English with an emphasis in creative nonfiction, decided to “put my name in the hat” after reading that the Graduate College was accepting applications earlier this year.

New grad flying highNew grad flying high

Thomas Drakeley returned to Oklahoma State University to earn his bachelor's degree in management after volunteering to serve with his Air National Guard unit in the Middle East earlier this year.

Aviation and space doctorate helps U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel’s career take offAviation and space doctorate helps U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel’s career take off

Earning a doctorate in aviation and space education equips many U.S. military personnel, like U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Omar Hamilton, to take their careers to the next level.

OSU and MidAmerica Industrial Park awarded $1M to strengthen economic resiliency in OklahomaOSU and MidAmerica Industrial Park awarded $1M to strengthen economic resiliency in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State University School of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) and New Product Development Center (NPDC), together with the MidAmerica Industrial Park (MAIP), secured $1 million in CARES funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The funding will be used to develop and implement programs to strengthen manufacturing disaster preparedness and economic resiliency. The two-year program will provide training and technical assistance for Oklahoma manufacturing and industry in the areas of disaster planning and preparedness, advanced manufacturing and automation innovation, and product development and diversification.

Ranchers’ webinars address forage and difficult weatherRanchers’ webinars address forage and difficult weather

The next round of the popular Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of teleconferences for the cattle industry moves into the topics of managing cattle and forage in dry weather patterns, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Veronique LacombeVet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Veronique Lacombe

Veronique Lacombe, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DECEIM, has been asking the same question since she was a child growing up in the south of France, “Why?” The board certified veterinarian, whose research impacts human health, is a professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Educated at the oldest veterinary college in Europe, the National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort near Paris, France, Lacombe’s innate curiosity drove her to learn and to discover new knowledge.