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OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

Oklahoma State University created the Oklahoma Center for Evolutionary Analysis, or OCEAN, which hosts an annual conference called the Flyover State Scientists Integrating Evolution, or FOSSIL. OCEAN’s critical mass of social science researchers makes it one of fewer than five such centers in the entire U.S. where students receive training in and exposure to evolutionary approaches to cognition and behavior.

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Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new name. Pending approval next week from the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, the college will be renamed the Ferguson College of Agriculture in recognition of the gift, which is among the largest in OSU’s nearly 130-year history.

OSU's New Product Development Center's collaboration with Aircraft Towing Systems leads to protype test launch in spring
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Aircraft Towing Systems World Wide LLC. recently broke ground at the Ardmore Airpark in Ardmore, Oklahoma, as part of its strategic plan to install an innovative transport-system prototype designed to convey aircraft to and from airport gates and onto runways and back without the use of a jet’s main engines.

OSU's Dr. Saleh Taghvaeian receives grant from United States Department of Agriculture
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Oklahoma State University’s Saleh Taghvaeian has received a $860,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to identify and test affordable, effective and innovative technologies that allow for water conservation in flood irrigation systems.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Jared Taylor
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

At Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine researchers have a 60-plus year history of looking at bovine respiratory disease or what’s commonly called BRD. Jared Taylor, DVM, MPH, Ph.D., DACVIM, associate professor in the department of veterinary pathobiology, continues that legacy through his research.

Researchers learn more about teenage T.rex
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Without a doubt, Tyrannosaurus rex is the most famous dinosaur in the world. The 40-foot-long predator with bone crushing teeth inside a 5-foot long head are the stuff of legend. Now, a look within the bones of two mid-sized, immature T. rex allow scientists to learn about the tyrant king’s terrible teens as well.

Babu among 27 CAS honorees at University Awards Convocation
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Dr. Kaladi Babu, a Regents Professor in the Department of Physics, received the Eminent Faculty Award during the University Awards Convocation on Dec. 11 in the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.