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Top 10 food safety tips to ensure a healthy holiday season

Top 10 food safety tips to ensure a healthy holiday season

The Christmas season is here, and many will be gathering around the dinner table enjoying their favorite holiday meals. The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center wants to make sure families keep food safety tips in mind when preparing those holiday meals.

Environmental law enforcement training available in OKC

Environmental law enforcement training available in OKC

Illegal dumpsite are not just unsightly, they also can cause damage to the environment.

Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Emergency Department to Start at OSU Medical Center

Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Emergency Department to Start at OSU Medical Center

Physicians in the Emergency Department at Oklahoma State University Medical Center will begin offering medication-assisted treatment for opioid related disorders in partnership with the National Center for Wellness & Recovery at OSU Medicine.

OSU med student gains international attention for research

OSU med student gains international attention for research

Trevor Torgerson is lead author on the published paper that utilized an episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to study public awareness on the web and social media.

Rural Health Champion

Rural Health Champion

Dr. Kayse Shrum counts herself lucky.

Cowboys on Court

Cowboys on Court

Ask Nestor Bravo, and he’ll tell you the new futsal court at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City is about more than a game.

Cherokee Nation and OSU Medicine to celebrate topping out of new medical school

Cherokee Nation and OSU Medicine to celebrate topping out of new medical school

The Cherokee Nation will hoist the final beam of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation into place on Monday, Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. during a Topping Out ceremony at the new facility being constructed at 19500 E. Ross St., Tahlequah.

Fact or fiction: Turkey makes you sleepy

Fact or fiction: Turkey makes you sleepy

When the last bite of turkey is consumed and the plates are cleared, the next item on the Thanksgiving agenda is a nap. Because turkey makes you sleepy, right? Darren Scott, food scientist at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, debunks this myth.

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

Breaking some traditional habits in the kitchen can lead to a safe holiday meal.

Students win awards at CAS Three Minute Thesis Finals

Students win awards at CAS Three Minute Thesis Finals

After 32 College of Arts and Sciences graduate students competed in the preliminary rounds and 13 advanced to the championship round, four impressed the judges enough to win awards during the college’s Three Minute Thesis Finals on Oct. 30. Ph.D. students Benjamin Nelson (Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics) and Erin Wood (Department of Psychology) tied for the win, with each receiving a $300 prize. Wood also earned an additional $300 as the People’s Choice Award winner. Sarah Elzay, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Integrative Biology, placed second and received $200. Meagan Bourne, a master’s student in the Department of Political Science, placed third to earn $100.

University Health Services achieves reaccreditation

University Health Services achieves reaccreditation

Oklahoma State’s University Health Services was recently reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The reaccreditation marks the ninth consecutive successful site survey, spanning 27 years of accreditation.

OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview

OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview

Applying to medical school can be overwhelming and waiting for an interview just adds to the stress. Partnering with the Oklahoma State University main campus, OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine will offer the Guaranteed Interview Program to eligible pre-medical students at OSU starting this academic year.

CEAT faculty member investigating ways to mitigate fall risks in pregnant women

CEAT faculty member investigating ways to mitigate fall risks in pregnant women

Dr. Aurelie Azoug, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, is using 3D modelling technology, along with other experimental methods, to investigate ways to mitigate fall risks in pregnant women.

Brain Blast: Local students visit OSU Applied Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory

Brain Blast: Local students visit OSU Applied Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory

Faculty and graduate students in the Oklahoma State University Applied Neuromuscular Physiology Laboratory recently hosted seventh-grade students from Stillwater Middle School for a day of hands-on learning, specifically related to brain activity. The Brain Blast event is one of many outreach initiatives coordinated by the lab to engage youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning.

Curbing Oklahoma Obesity

Curbing Oklahoma Obesity

Pilot project aims to improve health in Adair and Muskogee counties.

Financial Planning Expertise

Financial Planning Expertise

New certificate opens opportunity to undergraduates and professionals alike.

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.