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Safety is key when using a home fire extinguisher

Safety is key when using a home fire extinguisher

Homeowners are pretty savvy when it comes to keeping their home safe. They lock their doors and windows and store harmful chemicals out of reach. They also change the batteries in...

Oklahoma State’s Kirksey to be honored by national organization

Oklahoma State’s Kirksey to be honored by national organization

A leader for diversity and inclusiveness at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Jason F. Kirksey, has been selected to receive a top honor from the National Association of Diversity...

OSU psychology professor honored for diversity efforts

OSU psychology professor honored for diversity efforts

Dr. John Chaney, Oklahoma State University Regents Professor, is the recipient of the 2017 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Pediatric Psychology from the...

OSU Housing and Residential Life Hosts Open House

OSU Housing and Residential Life Hosts Open House

Oklahoma State University’s Housing and Residential Life will host an open house, featuring tours of Brumley, McPherson, North University Commons and Parker facilities,...

OSU diversity efforts honored nationally and locally

OSU diversity efforts honored nationally and locally

Oklahoma State University was recently recognized both locally and nationally for its commitment to diversity.

OSU Flying Aggies Win Regional Title for 3-Peat

OSU Flying Aggies Win Regional Title for 3-Peat

For the third straight year, the Oklahoma State University Flying Aggies Flight Team placed first in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON Region VI Competition, held in Norman, Okla., October 17-20. Oklahoma State defeated eight other schools to win the region and secure a place in the national competition in May 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.

Teresa Jackson selected as national health policy scholars participant

Teresa Jackson selected as national health policy scholars participant

As one of only 40 applicants selected, Teresa Jackson, MS, RDN, LD, graduateTersa student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University, joins Health Policy Research Scholars, a new program led by Johns Hopkins University with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Jackson will join scholars from across the country to collaborate and innovate to solve persistent challenges and advance a Culture of Health—one that places well-being at the center of every aspect of life.

Oklahoma State University Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

Oklahoma State University Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

Oklahoma State University (OSU) launched a new partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car sharing program on campus. The convenient,...

Gerber’s Digital Solutions to educate future FashionTech innovators

Gerber’s Digital Solutions to educate future FashionTech innovators

The long and successful partnership between Gerber Technology and the Design, Housing and Merchandising Department just moved up a notch on the impressive scale with Gerber’s gift of the most up to date computer aided design and hardware for apparel design and merchandising students.

OSU Labyrinths: Walking toward peace and tranquility

OSU Labyrinths: Walking toward peace and tranquility

Oklahoma State University has created two walking labyrinths for people to use to meditate and study. While one labyrinth provides a peaceful place on campus grounds, the other...

Indigenous rights activist set for Iranian and Persian Gulf studies series

Indigenous rights activist set for Iranian and Persian Gulf studies series

The Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies (IPGS) program at Oklahoma State University will host Professor Taghi Farvar, an activist in defending traditional and conservation rights of...

12 student discounts you need to know about

12 student discounts you need to know about

The power of America’s Brightest Orange extends far beyond the #okstate campus and can help save you money. Presenting your OSU I.D. can get you special discounts and promotions...

OSU receives prestigious national diversity award for 5th consecutive year

OSU receives prestigious national diversity award for 5th consecutive year

For the fifth year in a row, Oklahoma State University is being recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity and inclusion with the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in...

A Wound in Paradise: OSU Professor Helps Recover Fallen Marines at WWII Battlefield

A Wound in Paradise: OSU Professor Helps Recover Fallen Marines at WWII Battlefield

Far west of American shores sits the island of Betio, now part of the most populous area of the nation of Kiribati. More than 70 years ago, Betio was a fortress, the site of a...

Human Sciences celebrates north wing opening

Human Sciences celebrates north wing opening

College of Human Sciences faculty and staff celebrated two milestones in its history on the Oklahoma State University campus Aug. 9. Warren Pratt, a member of the Pawnee tribe provided a blessing in Pawnee and English for the redesigned central courtyard entrance.

Bridging a divide between Cuba and the U.S.

Bridging a divide between Cuba and the U.S.

The resumption of diplomatic relations with the United States and Cuba is allowing more Americans to travel to the island, but an ongoing U.S. trade and travel embargo still...

100 Oklahoma Native Artist Highlighted through Oral History

100 Oklahoma Native Artist Highlighted through Oral History

There is an abundance of Native American artists in Oklahoma working in an impressive diversity of styles and artistic formats. Now is the time of year to take in this local...

Miss American Indian OSU 2016 is crowned

Miss American Indian OSU 2016 is crowned

Megan Baker was named as Oklahoma State University’s Miss American Indian OSU 2016 on April 10.

Popular actor, writer, director and producer to speak at OSU

Popular actor, writer, director and producer to speak at OSU

He is known for his acting role in the television program “Freaks and Geeks” and the movies “James Dean” and “Spider-Man.” Now, this American actor and filmmaker is headed to...

BBC to present panel discussion on Native American issues at OSU

BBC to present panel discussion on Native American issues at OSU

Oklahoma State will host the BBC World Service at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 11 for a panel discussion to look at how much and why things are changing for Native Americans in...

OSU receives national diversity honor for being “exemplary model”

OSU receives national diversity honor for being “exemplary model”

Oklahoma State University received the Institutional Excellence Award for 2016 from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) in ceremonies...

OSU to be honored for diversity efforts; praised as exemplary model

OSU to be honored for diversity efforts; praised as exemplary model

Oklahoma State University is being honored for its progress in promoting and sustaining innovative diversity efforts on campus with the Institutional Excellence Award for 2016...

New Afro-Am organization celebrates Black History Month with elementary students

New Afro-Am organization celebrates Black History Month with elementary students

The executive board members of the new Stillwater High School Afro-Am organization kicked off Black History Month by reading African American history books to students at Will...