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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.

Shedding light on local history: Teaching about the Tulsa Race Massacre

Shedding light on local history: Teaching about the Tulsa Race Massacre

Local teachers got some much-needed information and resources to help them teach their students about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, perhaps the darkest time in the city’s history. Nearly 20 teachers from Bartlesville, Glenpool, Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Union and other school districts took part in “Writing and Remembrance: Strategies for Teaching the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre” June 11-13 at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa.

ELAP may be able to offset grazing losses incurred by floodwaters

ELAP may be able to offset grazing losses incurred by floodwaters

Livestock producers may qualify for financial aid under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program.

Pregnancy checking replacement heifers helps protect producer investment

Pregnancy checking replacement heifers helps protect producer investment

Replacement heifers represent a long-term investment and source of new genetics for a cattle herd, and so must be productive from the get-go.

Deadline looming for commercial livestock producers to file with FSA

Deadline looming for commercial livestock producers to file with FSA

Livestock operators must notify Farm Service Agency within 30 days of the death of their animals.

NAE selects OSU team to represent U.S. at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit

NAE selects OSU team to represent U.S. at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit

The U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) selected an OSU team among five teams and an alternative team to represent the United States in a business plan competition at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London on September 12-18, 2019. This is the first time OSU has been selected at this level.

Volunteers needed for business retention and expansion program

Volunteers needed for business retention and expansion program

The CREATE BRIDGES project, a rural development initiative in two areas of Oklahoma, is seeking volunteers for a new Business Retention and Expansion program.

Cattle producers should watch for signs of blackleg and anthrax after floodwaters recede

Cattle producers should watch for signs of blackleg and anthrax after floodwaters recede

Floodwaters disturb the soil, which can expose the spores that trigger the diseases.

Cattle producers should examine animals for signs of foot rot

Cattle producers should examine animals for signs of foot rot

Excessive moisture can lead to foot rot in cattle, for which lameness is often the first symptom.

Oklahoma faces devastating losses from flooding

Oklahoma faces devastating losses from flooding

OKlahoma's infrastructure struggles to keep up due to devastating flooding.

Cherokee County 4-H’ers lend a hand with flood relief

Cherokee County 4-H’ers lend a hand with flood relief

4-H'ers in Cherokee County collect monetary donations and purchase needed supplies for flooding victims.

OSU Alumni Association names 2019-20 award recipients

OSU Alumni Association names 2019-20 award recipients

The OSU Alumni Association is recognizing 11 Oklahoma State University alumni with awards in the upcoming 2019-20 academic year.

Payne County Master Gardeners hosting annual garden tour

Payne County Master Gardeners hosting annual garden tour

The Payne County Master Gardeners will hosting a garden tour June 9 in Stillwater. Participants will have a chance to see new, innovative ideas they can implement in their own gardens.

Local input needed for OSU Extension’s future plans

Local input needed for OSU Extension’s future plans

Extension educators throughout the state will host free-and-open-to-the-public community forums in May and June.

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

The public is invited to The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University for the upcoming Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8. There will be something for the whole family.

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation welcomes Jenkins as new executive director

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation welcomes Jenkins as new executive director

Milford Jenkins has been selected to serve as the new executive director of the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation.

OSU faculty help high school students story map their city

OSU faculty help high school students story map their city

Oklahoma State University faculty recently led high school students through a technology-driven story mapping project in their communities. More than 90 high school students from the Academy of Science, Technology and Engineering Charter (ASTEC) School in Oklahoma City participated in the two-week project.

Oklahoma State University's Aerospace Propulsion and Power Program dominates the Air Force Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program challenge

Oklahoma State University's Aerospace Propulsion and Power Program dominates the Air Force Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program challenge

The Aerospace Propulsion and Power Program in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at OSU scored the highest turbojet thrust-to-weight improvement at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) sponsored Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program (APOP) challenge held in Dayton, OH at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on May 15 – 18th.

Staff recognized for excellence

Staff recognized for excellence

Three College of Education, Health and Aviation staff members were recently recognized for excellence in service, mentorship, creativity and innovation at the college’s annual Excellence Awards reception

Cooking for Kids receives Priester Award for Innovation

Cooking for Kids receives Priester Award for Innovation

The Oklahoma State University team that developed and leads the Cooking for Kids program was recognized with a 2019 Priester Award at the National Health Outreach Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 2.

Contest Results for CEAT's Engineering Weekend

Contest Results for CEAT's Engineering Weekend

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology hosted their first Engineering weekend, starting with the CEAT Senior Design Expo on Friday, April 26, and concluding with Speedfest on Saturday, April 27.

Oklahoma State wheat field day set for May 10 in Lahoma

Oklahoma State wheat field day set for May 10 in Lahoma

Participants will hear from and be able to ask questions of OSU experts who will provide research-based insights crucial to getting the most out of a crop.

Unwanted pesticide disposal event set in McAlester

Unwanted pesticide disposal event set in McAlester

Farmers, ranchers and homeowners can safely dispose of unwanted pesticides May 21 at McAlester.