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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.

OSU students curate photography exhibition at OSU Museum of Art

OSU students curate photography exhibition at OSU Museum of Art

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art presents Intentional Exposure: Photography from the Permanent Collection, an exhibition featuring photography and the curatorial work of OSU students. The exhibition opens Tuesday, April 2, with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. April 3.

Seven College of Arts and Sciences seniors receive top honors from the Alumni Association

Seven College of Arts and Sciences seniors receive top honors from the Alumni Association

Seven seniors from the College of Arts and Sciences have been named 2018-2019 Outstanding Seniors by the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association.

OSU to host 2 events on digital humanities studies

OSU to host 2 events on digital humanities studies

The Edmon Low Library and the Oklahoma State University Digital Humanities Initiative are hosting two free, community-friendly digital humanities events around a visit by Dr. Roopika Risam, an assistant professor of English and English education at Salem State University in Massachusetts.

OSU’s Hargises, Ramsay to be honored with 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

OSU’s Hargises, Ramsay to be honored with 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

Oklahoma State University President Burns and First Lady Ann Hargis and professor Chris Ramsay are among those that will be honored for their contributions to the arts in Oklahoma during the 43rd annual Governor’s Arts Awards April 16 at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

OSU conference to focus on dyslexia

OSU conference to focus on dyslexia

Oklahoma State University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is hosting its annual conference to help speech-language pathologists better assist clients.

Ibram X. Kendi to Speak on ‘How to Be an Anti-Racist’

Ibram X. Kendi to Speak on ‘How to Be an Anti-Racist’

Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award winner and a leading scholar of racism and discriminatory policy in America, will speak on “How to Be an Anti-Racist” at 6 p.m. March 14 in Oklahoma State University’s Student Union Theatre.

Tickets now on sale for 2019 Euphoria Fashion Show

Tickets now on sale for 2019 Euphoria Fashion Show

EUPHORIA – AN ORANGE CARPET AFFAIR returns to the campus of Oklahoma State University on April 19, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. in the Student Union Theater. For the eighth straight year, apparel design and production students’ creations will be featured in a high-energy, runway fashion show produced by the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising (DHM) in the College of Human Sciences.