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Ten Oklahoma State University students have received scholarships from the Remember the Ten Run.
The importance of sunscreen and proper application.
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.
Scams continue to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tips to keep cool during hot summer months.
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.
OSU Extension's Community Nutrition Education Programs continue to deliver research-based nutrition information to participants during COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
OSU professor uses social media in award-winning research project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
As the public increases cleaning efforts in the home, the CDC reports more calls to poison control centers.
Preparing for tornadoes before a storm hits.
How to be safe on the road during a storm.
Oklahoma State University Extension has great, free resources for novice and seasoned gardeners.
Plan ahead for emergency situations.
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.
Fraudulent products are being advertised as treatments or a cure for COVID-19.
Older adults need to plan ahead during storm season.
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.