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Remember the Ten Scholarship recipients announced

Remember the Ten Scholarship recipients announced

Ten Oklahoma State University students have received scholarships from the Remember the Ten Run.

Sunscreen is a must year-round in order to protect skin

Sunscreen is a must year-round in order to protect skin

The importance of sunscreen and proper application.

Sudden change to online learning can’t keep OSU students from success

Sudden change to online learning can’t keep OSU students from success

Senior Reagan Mitchell made a relatively smooth transition to online learning this spring semester even as the novel coronavirus created uncertainty as it began spreading across the United States.

Beware of COVID-19 contact tracing scams

Beware of COVID-19 contact tracing scams

Scams continue to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keeping your cool in hot weather

Keeping your cool in hot weather

Tips to keep cool during hot summer months.

Computer Science awarded grant to help with COVID-19 response

Computer Science awarded grant to help with COVID-19 response

The National Science Foundation recently awarded Oklahoma State University’s Department of Computer Science a Rapid Response Research grant of more than $100,000 to develop virtual reality-based training simulators for COVID-19 first responders. Computer science professor Dr. J. Cecil, who is leading the project, explained that the proposal was approved by NSF in a matter of weeks—a process that can typically take at least six months.

Nutrition education programs make big impact on Oklahomans

Nutrition education programs make big impact on Oklahomans

OSU Extension's Community Nutrition Education Programs continue to deliver research-based nutrition information to participants during COVID-19 pandemic.

 Hernandez caps OSU experience as grad commencement marshal

Hernandez caps OSU experience as grad commencement marshal

Corina Hernandez has graduated with degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Human Development and Family Science. And just this spring she added a master’s in speech language pathology. Her work as a graduate student landed her one of two university-wide Spring 2020 Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshal awards, which includes a monetary prize and the chance to lead her fellow graduates into commencement. However, because COVID-19 forced graduation to the virtual sphere, Hernandez will return in December for the latter duty.

Research project garners OSU professor national award

Research project garners OSU professor national award

OSU professor uses social media in award-winning research project.

 Mentors helped McCoy find her path

Mentors helped McCoy find her path

Jacee McCoy of Katy, Texas, wasn’t sure what she wanted to major in when she came to Oklahoma State University. Despite being unsure of the exact pathway that she would take to reach her goals, McCoy knew that OSU would give her the opportunities she needed to succeed.

OSU marching band members give colorblind bandmate color-enhancing glasses

OSU marching band members give colorblind bandmate color-enhancing glasses

A colorblind Oklahoma State University marching band member is seeing the world differently these days, thanks to a touching gift from his bandmates — EnChroma glasses.

OSU alumnae inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

OSU alumnae inducted into FCCLA Leadership Hall of Fame

Four Oklahoma State University alumnae are set to be inducted into the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Leadership Hall of Fame commemorating the organization’s 75th anniversary after being founded in 1945.

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.

Director of Fire Protection Publications elected to national advisory committee

Director of Fire Protection Publications elected to national advisory committee

Craig Hannan, the director of Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Fire Protection Publications (FPP) in engineering extension, has been elected as the new vice chair of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI).

Dr. Ford Versypt's lab works with international coalition to understand the novel coronavirus

Dr. Ford Versypt's lab works with international coalition to understand the novel coronavirus

Dr. Ashlee Ford Versypt, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology’s School of Chemical Engineering, and her team are working as part of a coalition to better understand how the novel coronavirus impacts the body.

Chemical exposure risks rising in pandemic

Chemical exposure risks rising in pandemic

As the public increases cleaning efforts in the home, the CDC reports more calls to poison control centers.

Prepare for tornado season before the sirens sound

Prepare for tornado season before the sirens sound

Preparing for tornadoes before a storm hits.

Storm safety while on the road

Storm safety while on the road

How to be safe on the road during a storm.

OSU Extension offers great gardening resources

OSU Extension offers great gardening resources

Oklahoma State University Extension has great, free resources for novice and seasoned gardeners.

Be prepared for a variety of emergency situations

Be prepared for a variety of emergency situations

Plan ahead for emergency situations.

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.

Be wary of fraudulent COVID-19 supplement claims

Be wary of fraudulent COVID-19 supplement claims

Fraudulent products are being advertised as treatments or a cure for COVID-19.

Severe weather requires advanced planning for older adults

Severe weather requires advanced planning for older adults

Older adults need to plan ahead during storm season.

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.