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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.

OSU Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum Named Woman of the Year

OSU Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum Named Woman of the Year

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences President Kayse Shrum, D.O., received the top honor at The Journal Record’s 39th annual Woman of the Year annual gala. Dr. Shrum was named Woman of the Year from a field of 50 outstanding finalists.

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

Slated annually on Oct. 16, World Food Day is a way to bring light to food insecurity, hunger and nourishment, all of which are issues faced by millions around the world.

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

Oklahoma State University Medicine and its National Center for Wellness & Recovery has been awarded a grant totaling $452,275 from the National Institutes of Health as part of its Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Leading medical and nutrition organization have developed new, comprehensive recommendations for beverage consumption for children ages 5 and younger.

American Indian psychology program wins renewed $1.2 million grant

American Indian psychology program wins renewed $1.2 million grant

The renewal of a five-year $1.2 million federal grant means more American Indian students at Oklahoma State University will have the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees in the mental health field.

Food safety tips to tackle tailgates

Food safety tips to tackle tailgates

Football season is well underway, and many fans are counting down until their next tailgate to cheer on their favorite teams. The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center recommends food safety tips to help tailgaters ensure they have a fun and safe football season.

Fuemmeler, alumnus and psychologist, speaking at OSU

Fuemmeler, alumnus and psychologist, speaking at OSU

The Department of Psychology and the OSU Center for Pediatric Psychology will host guest speaker and OSU alumnus Dr. Bernard Fuemmeler for the Goldman Colloquium next Friday, Sept. 27. Fuemmeler will deliver his presentation, “Childhood Self-Regulation and Health: An Intersection for Multidisciplinary Collaboration” at 1:30 p.m. in Human Sciences 236.

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Initial collaboration to focus on making addiction care more available in rural areas via telehealth

Wilcox earns national honors from American Psychological Association

Wilcox earns national honors from American Psychological Association

Mel Wilcox, assistant professor in counseling and counseling psychology, was the recipient of three national awards at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual convention earlier this month.

OSU Medicine student named to first national liaison role

OSU Medicine student named to first national liaison role

The Association of American Indian Physicians has named an OSU Medicine student to serve as the first osteopathic medicine liaison for the Association of Native American Medical Students. Brandon Postoak, a second-year medical student at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa, was appointed to a one-year term as liaison with the goal of encouraging more Native Americans to consider careers in medicine and other health professions.

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.

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

The day long Project ECHO Summit is Thursday, Aug. 29 on the OSU-CHS campus

OSU Medicine, Purdue Pharma announce research collaboration to fight opioid addiction

OSU Medicine, Purdue Pharma announce research collaboration to fight opioid addiction

Purdue Pharma L.P. (“Purdue”) and the National Center for Wellness & Recovery (the “Center”) at Oklahoma State University today announced an innovative collaboration focused on accelerating solutions to the opioid addiction crisis.

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.

OSU graduate wins fellowship for female veterans

OSU graduate wins fellowship for female veterans

Recent Oklahoma State University graduate Regina Campbell spent four influential days this summer learning alongside fellow female student veterans during the 2019 Focus Forward Fellowship in Indiana. The fellowship, a program offered by the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University, helps female veterans with personal and professional development while working to improve their leadership skills and foster a community of support.

Serving Up Safety: Keep food safety a priority as students return to school, lunch bags in hand

Serving Up Safety: Keep food safety a priority as students return to school, lunch bags in hand

As the days gradually grow shorter and the heat quietly begins to retreat, more than just the end of summer is being signaled. Accompanying the end of the summer months comes the start of a new school year. Amidst the hustle and bustle of packing lunches and snacks for students, families sometimes lose sight of something that should be a priority in their household: food safety. The easiest way to promote food safety at home is through proper handling and storage, said Ravi Jadeja, food safety specialist for the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center.

Food labels often mislead consumers

Food labels often mislead consumers

Food packaging labels can be confusing for consumers.

OSU RN to BSN receives best online program ranking

OSU RN to BSN receives best online program ranking

The Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation has been recognized as having one of the best RN to BSN online degree programs on TheBestSchools.org for 2019. Fifty programs were selected based on quality of education, type of classes provided, faculty strength, nursing school awards and rankings and reputation.

Coe discovers passion through research, campus organizations

Coe discovers passion through research, campus organizations

1 is 2 Many, a White House initiative in response to the increased attention around sexual violence on college campuses, is one of Seraiah Coe’s philanthropic passions. She is deeply passionate about educating young adults on the definition of healthy relationships and believes this is an "important part of the recovery" from a personal experience. She presented her plan to her hometown high school principal in McKinney, Texas, and got approved to present the information to health class in the coming fall semester.

OSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagement

OSU recognized for exemplary effort in community engagement

OSU was included in the class of exemplary designees based on a partnership with community agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to provide research-informed community action for these individuals and their families.

Bender hopes to incorporate philanthropy into career

Bender hopes to incorporate philanthropy into career

Carly Bender calls “rEcess” — a monthly event for children with disabilities so their parents can have a free evening — her biggest hobby and favorite part of the month. The actuarial and financial mathematics senior recently earned a Women for OSU scholarship for her philanthropy and community service. She volunteered at Countryside Baptist Church in Stillwater and helped build communities of support for families with children who have special needs.

Kay County 4-H’er has big plans for her community

Kay County 4-H’er has big plans for her community

A Kay County 4-H'er has developed a plan that will help people appreciate the historic downtown area of Newkirk and provide opportunities to live a healthy lifestyle.

Healthier eating in a SNAP

Healthier eating in a SNAP

Despite being referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill by most of the public, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 dedicated a larger percentage of funding to nutritional assistance rather than farms themselves. Rodney Holcomb, agribusiness economist for Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, and Aaron Ates, recent Ph.D. graduate from OSU, examined the spending habits of households currently being supported by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administered by the Food Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.