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OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

Oklahoma State University created the Oklahoma Center for Evolutionary Analysis, or OCEAN, which hosts an annual conference called the Flyover State Scientists Integrating Evolution, or FOSSIL. OCEAN’s critical mass of social science researchers makes it one of fewer than five such centers in the entire U.S. where students receive training in and exposure to evolutionary approaches to cognition and behavior.

Teaching Anesthesia in China
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Stefano Di Concetto, DVM, MSc, DACVAA, a clinical associate professor of veterinary anesthesiology at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine, recently spent two weeks restructuring how anesthesia is taught to Chinese veterinary students and the practice of anesthesia in the veterinary clinic at Northwestern Agriculture and Forestry University (NWAFU) in Xi’an, China.

Treating prostate problems in dogs
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Many of today’s pet dogs are neutered, but some owners keep their boys intact. Those intact dogs often experience problems with their prostate.

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new name. Pending approval next week from the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, the college will be renamed the Ferguson College of Agriculture in recognition of the gift, which is among the largest in OSU’s nearly 130-year history.

Treating Pregnancy Toxemia, a Major Disease of Sheep
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Dr. Megan Williams works as an assistant professor of equine surgery at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Hospital. In early January 2020, she brought one of her sheep in for treatment – a pregnant ewe of the Hampshire breed.

OSU's Dr. Saleh Taghvaeian receives grant from United States Department of Agriculture
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Oklahoma State University’s Saleh Taghvaeian has received a $860,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to identify and test affordable, effective and innovative technologies that allow for water conservation in flood irrigation systems.

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier, Happier Cat
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Cat owners can make 2020 a happy new year for their pets.