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Oklahoma Home and Community Education has big impact

Oklahoma Home and Community Education has big impact

The Oklahoma Home and Community Education organization will celebrates its service to communities May 3-9.

Howard named an Outstanding Senior

Howard named an Outstanding Senior

Chapman Howard, a mathematics and mechanical engineering major from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association. The Outstanding Seniors award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement; campus and community involvement; academic, athletic or extracurricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

Virtual counseling sessions support students, community

Virtual counseling sessions support students, community

Telehealth services enable mental health professionals to support their clients amidst coronavirus concerns. Oklahoma State University counseling students, new to leading virtual therapy sessions, are adapting quickly.

Community health workers help patients implement lifestyle changes

Community health workers help patients implement lifestyle changes

Medical treatment may occur within hospital walls, but a person's health journey extends far beyond doctor's office walls.

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.

Two-time OSU alumnus, USAID program pioneer dies

Two-time OSU alumnus, USAID program pioneer dies

Dr. Kindell, who played a significant role in the connection of Oklahoma State University and USAID (originally known as the Point Four Program) in Ethiopia, East Africa, dies.

Small flock production provides benefits, but good management remains a must

Small flock production provides benefits, but good management remains a must

Backyard poultry producers may find themselves able to offset increased prices for eggs as Oklahoma and the nation deal with COVID-19 concerns.

SUNUP to feature sneak peek of OSU virtual wheat tour

SUNUP to feature sneak peek of OSU virtual wheat tour

Social distancing mandates may have cancelled field days, but wheat growers can get a sneak peek of OSU's 2020 wheat tour virtually starting April 25 on the show.

Grassroots volunteers sew thousands of masks

Grassroots volunteers sew thousands of masks

Although socially isolated due to coronavirus, a collection of volunteers connected to Oklahoma State University have united to sew more than 27,500 face masks for healthcare workers and others across the state of Oklahoma – and the work is ongoing.

OSU Foundation ranked among the top nonprofits to work for

OSU Foundation ranked among the top nonprofits to work for

The Oklahoma State University Foundation was selected as the second Best Nonprofit to Work For in 2020 among mid-sized organizations and fifth overall by The NonProfit Times. The Best Companies Group partnered with The NonProfit Times to identify nonprofit organizations across the country where leaders have excelled in creating quality workplaces.

OKC park green to go with Extension resources

OKC park green to go with Extension resources

The greenery in spring bloom at Scissortail Park were chosen for central Oklahoma, OSU alumnus and horticulture director Lance Swearengen said. Extension played a key role. That’s not hyperbole, either; it’s a design point expected to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for taxpayers who backed the MAPS 3 project, the park’s director of horticulture said recently.

Patch burning is conservation, economics done right

Patch burning is conservation, economics done right

The shifting landscape mosaic promoted by patch burning more closely mimics Mother Nature, for which fire is vital for renewal.

Fire, mixed-species grazing enhances livestock production in $10 million research project

Fire, mixed-species grazing enhances livestock production in $10 million research project

The project will help agricultural land managers adopt practices that will increase food production and promote more sustainable rangelands.

Cattle industry losing billions to COVID-19, report finds

Cattle industry losing billions to COVID-19, report finds

The U.S. cattle industry lost an estimated $13.6 billion by early April this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more economic damages to agriculture are likely, according to a study commissioned by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association released this week.

4-H Youth Development Program under new leadership

4-H Youth Development Program under new leadership

Steve Beck is the new program leader for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program.

CARES Act provides some financial relief

CARES Act provides some financial relief

The CARES Act will provide financial relief to many, including those with students loans and those collecting unemployment benefits.

Oklahoma crop producers urged to be proactive

Oklahoma crop producers urged to be proactive

Soil temperatures and other weather conditions indicate most Oklahoma crop producers wanting to plant corn should do so now.

Know the A-B-C’s of fire extinguisher use

Know the A-B-C’s of fire extinguisher use

Proper use of a fire extinguisher is essential.

Truman Scholar finalist focuses on people behind issues

Truman Scholar finalist focuses on people behind issues

OSU multimedia journalism and Spanish junior Kayla Dunn seeks to share stories and change perceptions.

Inventor's Assistance Service invites K-12 students to submit their invention ideas for free research, analysis, and guidance

Inventor's Assistance Service invites K-12 students to submit their invention ideas for free research, analysis, and guidance

Oklahoma State University’s New Product Development Center (NPDC) is offering free research and guidance to young Oklahoma inventors through its Inventor’s Assistance Service program.

Firewise helps landowners be proactive during wildfire season

Firewise helps landowners be proactive during wildfire season

Recommendations from the National Firewise Communities helps landowners be proactive against wildfires.

OSU moves May graduation ceremonies to December 

OSU moves May graduation ceremonies to December 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oklahoma State University’s May commencement ceremonies will be held in Stillwater on Dec. 11-12. 

OSU Professor Utilizes Global Pandemic as Teaching Tool

OSU Professor Utilizes Global Pandemic as Teaching Tool

Events are canceled, gatherings are discouraged and universities across the nation are experiencing some extraordinary obstacles. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a variety of barriers around the world.