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OSU provides personal safety resources for students and staff

OSU provides personal safety resources for students and staff

As part of Oklahoma State University’s commitment to campus safety, the OSU Department of Public Safety adopted Rave Guardian in 2019, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety resource.

Put renter’s insurance on back-to-school shopping list

Put renter’s insurance on back-to-school shopping list

College students should consider renter's insurance to protect their personal belongings.

OSU Ceremony Opens First Tribally Affiliated Medical School

OSU Ceremony Opens First Tribally Affiliated Medical School

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation made history July 31 by holding the first iconic White Coat ceremony marking the official opening of the nation’s first tribally affiliated medical school.

Community Advancing Conversations: Campus leaders promote proactive efforts, inclusive mindset

Community Advancing Conversations: Campus leaders promote proactive efforts, inclusive mindset

“Not being racist isn’t enough ... We need to actively work to end racism.”

Oklahoma State University Forms Technology Collaboration with Baker Hughes

Oklahoma State University Forms Technology Collaboration with Baker Hughes

Oklahoma State University (“OSU”) announced today a technology collaboration with Baker Hughes that will drive cross-industry collaboration and innovation, in addition to the donation of Baker Hughes Energy Innovation Center (“the Center”) located in the Innovation District east of downtown Oklahoma City. This is a game changer for OSU and the state of Oklahoma, supporting public and private enterprises in Oklahoma City and beyond.

OSU Community Transit service resumes July 7

OSU Community Transit service resumes July 7

OSU Community Transit will resume operation July 7 on the reduced summer schedule.

OSU/A&M Board of Regents Approves Removal of Murray’s Name from Campus

OSU/A&M Board of Regents Approves Removal of Murray’s Name from Campus

The Oklahoma A&M (OSU/A&M) Board of Regents voted unanimously Friday to remove the name “Murray” from Murray Hall and North Murray Hall on Oklahoma State University’s campus.

OSU Women’s Faculty Council wins diversity honor

OSU Women’s Faculty Council wins diversity honor

Oklahoma State University’s Women’s Faculty Council was recently honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2020 Inspiring Affinity Group Award.

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

Numerous Oklahoma State University personnel actions were approved during the OSU/A&M Board of Regents meeting Friday at OSU-Tulsa.

OSU/A&M Regents approve 2021 budget for OSU System

OSU/A&M Regents approve 2021 budget for OSU System

The OSU/A&M Board of Regents approved a $1.36 billion operating budget for the Oklahoma State University system for fiscal year 2021 during its June 19 meeting held via Zoom.

OSU launches Community Advancing Conversation series

OSU launches Community Advancing Conversation series

With the nation transfixed by a momentous civil rights movement, OSU diversity leaders raised their voices Friday afternoon, inviting members of the OSU community to join the conversation.

OSU Statement Regarding Murray Hall Renaming Petition

OSU 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 rolls

Oklahoma 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.

Capt. Chandler helping others during pandemic

Capt. Chandler helping others during pandemic

William Colt Chandler wanted to be a police officer as a child. Now he is using his education from Oklahoma State University – at both the Oklahoma City and Stillwater campuses – and his experience from the OSU Police Department to help others on a day-to-day basis and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

OSU Professors Honored with Endowed Professorships

OSU Professors Honored with Endowed Professorships

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) School of Global Studies and Partnerships is pleased to announce two new Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies (IPGS) Endowed Professorships. Dr. Ali Mirchi, assistant professor in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and Pouya Jahanshahi, assistant professor of graphic design in the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History, each received a three-year appointment.

OSU juniors win Udall recognition

OSU juniors win Udall recognition

Two Oklahoma State University students have earned national recognition for their leadership and health-related accomplishments. Josh Anadu, a junior from Katy, Texas, and Alexis Coles, a junior from Norman, Oklahoma, have been awarded honorable mentions from the Udall Foundation.

Howard named an Outstanding Senior

Howard named an Outstanding Senior

Chapman Howard, a mathematics and mechanical engineering major from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association. The Outstanding Seniors award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement; campus and community involvement; academic, athletic or extracurricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

Biology, psychology major named an Outstanding Senior

Biology, psychology major named an Outstanding Senior

Samuel Alvarado Garcia, a biology and psychology major from Enid, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association.

Psychology alumna researching suicide prevention in Native communities

Psychology alumna researching suicide prevention in Native communities

Victoria O’Keefe (’12 M.S., ’16 Ph.D.) came to Oklahoma State University to pursue advanced degrees in psychology. Her time here ignited her passion for research, clinic work and advocacy with indigenous communities. She is now an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, in the Social and Behavioral Interventions Program. Read her story and learn how she is working during the pandemic.

Truman Scholar finalist focuses on people behind issues

Truman Scholar finalist focuses on people behind issues

OSU multimedia journalism and Spanish junior Kayla Dunn seeks to share stories and change perceptions.

Two OSU students named Goldwater Scholars

Two OSU students named Goldwater Scholars

Two Oklahoma State University students have won Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, the preeminent undergraduate award for outstanding students who seek research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.

OSU Professor Utilizes Global Pandemic as Teaching Tool

OSU Professor Utilizes Global Pandemic as Teaching Tool

Events are canceled, gatherings are discouraged and universities across the nation are experiencing some extraordinary obstacles. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a variety of barriers around the world.

OSU suspends all transit services through April 15

OSU suspends all transit services through April 15

OSU Transit has suspended all services through April 15, including Stillwater and campus transit services, The Ramp (para-transit service) and The BOB (shuttle service to OSU-Tulsa).