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New CAS dean sees opportunities in classes, research and more

New CAS dean sees opportunities in classes, research and more

Glen Krutz, the new dean of Oklahoma State University's College of Arts and Sciences, enjoys both teaching and research. He was drawn to the opportunity to get “closer to the action” going on in classrooms and research facilities that comes with the position.

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

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

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.

Winston Churchill’s granddaughter to speak at OSU

Winston Churchill’s granddaughter to speak at OSU

Celia Sandys, granddaughter of famed historical figure Sir Winston Churchill, is coming to Oklahoma State University.

Animation and Digital Art Exhibit brings Matrix animator to Town

Animation and Digital Art Exhibit brings Matrix animator to Town

The OSU Museum of Art brings the history of animation and digital art to life in the exciting new exhibition Little Nemo’s Progress: Animation and Contemporary Art. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 14, with a public reception on Sept. 27.

Cowboys in Canada: OSU Symphony Orchestra to perform at conference in Vancouver

Cowboys in Canada: OSU Symphony Orchestra to perform at conference in Vancouver

The Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra is one of two U.S. orchestras that will perform at the 2020 College Orchestra Directors Association National Conference.

Southwest in Motion: Navajo, Pueblo and Hopi Paintings from the Charles Little Collection

Southwest in Motion: Navajo, Pueblo and Hopi Paintings from the Charles Little Collection

While Southwest in Motion: Navajo, Pueblo and Hopi paintings from the Charles Little Collection are on display at the OSU Museum of Art until Sept. 14, a closing reception featuring artists and curators will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5.

College of Human Sciences presents 2019 Alumni Awards

College of Human Sciences presents 2019 Alumni Awards

Oklahoma State University’s College of Human Sciences recognized eight individuals during its 2019 Alumni Awards dinner on August 17 on the Stillwater campus.

Free screenings of Ken Burns’ new documentary, “Country Music

Free screenings of Ken Burns’ new documentary, “Country Music"

KOSU will host three free screenings of Ken Burns’ “County Music” on Aug. 25 in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Stillwater. The 45-minute advance screenings will provide an overview of the entire “Country Music” series and include stories about Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Vince Gill, Garth Brooks, and more.

Library offers open textbook incentive

Library offers open textbook incentive

The University Libraries is offering Oklahoma State University faculty members the opportunity to save their students money — while making a little extra of their own.

SMART scholarship helps recent grad succeed

SMART scholarship helps recent grad succeed

Leo Reges graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University in May with a computer science degree and minors in math and German. The SMART scholarship he received led to a job at Tinker Air Force Base right after graduation.

Unexpected support bolsters junior

Unexpected support bolsters junior

Allie Williams faces all the usual challenges of life as a college student, plus the challenges that come with spinal muscular atrophy. Her wheelchair is empowering but not limitless. The music junior sometimes encounters unexpected challenges working toward her goal of becoming a music teacher. But she was recently bolstered by unexpected support as the inaugural recipient of the Janice C. Jones Endowed Wheelchair Scholarship.

Community course encourages participants to 'Just Write!'

Community course encourages participants to 'Just Write!'

A new community program will help participants develop their ability to write fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Students will also read works in different genres to learn the skills for successful writing. Just Write! is a non-credit, community program offered through a partnership between Oklahoma State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Stillwater Public Library.

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

Subhash Kak, regents professor and emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University, was awarded The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) Award for the advancement of Dharmic Arts & Sciences for 2019 on June 24, 2019 on the Capital Hill of the Congress in Washington DC. The award is presented to individuals for their continuous work to educate Americans at large about Hindu traditions through the promotion of Dharmic arts and sciences.

Lehman's love of history goes way back

Lehman's love of history goes way back

Dr. Christopher Lehman not only studied history, but also made history by becoming the first African American graduate from the OSU Honors College in 1995 when he completed degrees in history and Spanish. He went on to earn a master’s and doctorate in Afro-American Studies with a concentration in history. His passion for research has continued throughout the years, and now he is a professor of Ethnic Studies at St. Cloud University in Minnesota.

Phi Beta Kappa inducts alumnus, 31 students

Phi Beta Kappa inducts alumnus, 31 students

The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Oklahoma State University initiated 31 new student members and alumnus Christopher Lehman during its seventh annual induction ceremony recently in the Student Union Ballroom. The honor society's Gamma of Oklahoma chapter was founded in 2013.

OSU Museum of Art receives $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

OSU Museum of Art receives $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art has received an Art Works grant of $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to support exhibition and program development.

Claire Ringer Receives OSU’s Undergraduate Library Research Award

Claire Ringer Receives OSU’s Undergraduate Library Research Award

Ringer, a sophomore history major, was selected as the underclassman ULRA winner for her paper “I Am Still Myself: How the Dust Bowl Influenced Women's Clothing in Oklahoma.”

Dunking Into Art

Dunking Into Art

Professional athlete and thriving artist: Together, they seem like two very different crafts. Most people will never be able to claim even one of them, but former Cowboy basketball and NBA star Desmond Mason isn’t most people.

OSU students win notable scholarship honors

OSU students win notable scholarship honors

Researching ground water in Panama, improving trumpet skills in Switzerland and learning Japanese in Japan. That’s what three current or former Oklahoma State University students will be doing next school year after recently being named Fulbright or Boren Scholars.

Online applied linguistics program moves closer to launch

Online applied linguistics program moves closer to launch

Oklahoma State University assistant professor Dr. Stephanie Link is one step closer to launching her online program Wrangler, which is aimed at making research writing easier.

CAS Awards Banquet honors students

CAS Awards Banquet honors students

The Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences recognized its outstanding students and awarded 94 scholarships worth $215,000 during its annual awards banquet April 10 in the Student Union. The honors included the CAS Top 10 Seniors and each department's Outstanding Senior.

Fundraiser celebrates Stillwater’s commitment to arts

Fundraiser celebrates Stillwater’s commitment to arts

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Advocates are bringing the flavors and culture of Europe to Stillwater for its third annual fundraiser, Masterpiece Moments: Artist at the Table.

OSU hosting Summer Art Academy

OSU hosting Summer Art Academy

The Oklahoma State University Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History is hosting its fifth annual summer program aimed at junior high and high school students.

OSU names choice for College of Arts and Sciences dean

OSU names choice for College of Arts and Sciences dean

After an intensive national search that began last fall, Oklahoma State University has landed on a recommendation for dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. Provost Gary Sandefur announced that Dr. Glen S. Krutz’s nomination will go before the OSU/A&M Board of Regents for approval at its April 26 meeting.