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New OSU beardless wheat variety seed available for fall planting

New OSU beardless wheat variety seed available for fall planting

OK Corral is OSU's best all-around beardless wheat variety since Deliver, and overall is the most attractive beardless variety in the hard red winter wheat marketplace today.

OSU’s strategic research initiatives emerge to address societal challenges

OSU’s strategic research initiatives emerge to address societal challenges

Oklahoma State University has designated four research areas for focused investment and growth in the coming years, based upon the compelling societal needs that are being addressed. These new programs, selected through a competitive 15-month process, are collectively being labeled Tier 1 Research Initiatives (Timely, Impactful, Engaged Research).

Supporting the future of genetic research

Supporting the future of genetic research

n the competitive arena of genetics research, it’s important for graduate students to stand out. At Oklahoma State University, the Otto S. Cox Graduate Fellowship for Genetic Research helps with that.

Constitution Day Program Featuring Angela Monson, Patricia Loughlin and Jeanette Mendez

Constitution Day Program Featuring Angela Monson, Patricia Loughlin and Jeanette Mendez

OSU is hosting a Constitution Day program on Sept. 17, at 4 p.m. The event features former Oklahoma Senator and Representative Angela Monson; Dr. Patricia Loughlin, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History and Geography at the University of Central Oklahoma; and Dr. Jeanette Mendez, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Political Science at OSU.

OK-FIRE training workshops slated this fall

OK-FIRE training workshops slated this fall

Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension is hosting free workshops this fall to help those involved in wildland fire management learn more about OK-FIRE.

14 OSU undergraduate researchers earn prestigious Niblack scholarship

14 OSU undergraduate researchers earn prestigious Niblack scholarship

Fourteen top Oklahoma State University undergraduate students have been selected as Niblack Research Scholars for the 2019-20 school year, earning $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research.

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3.9 million grant to the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP), ensuring that the Oklahoma alliance will be able to continue its mission of preparing minority scholars to enter STEM fields and engage in research around the world.

OSU researchers brewing innovation

OSU researchers brewing innovation

The OSU Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is helping a brewery turn waste into a value-added product.

McNair Scholars celebrate successful Summer Research Institute

McNair Scholars celebrate successful Summer Research Institute

After a 10-week course at the inaugural McNair Scholars Summer Research Institute, a group of McNair scholars at Oklahoma State University has reason to celebrate.

Ph.D. student researching moment when droughts kill trees

Ph.D. student researching moment when droughts kill trees

William Hammond, a Ph.D. candidate in Oklahoma State University's Department of Plant Biology, Ecology and Evolution has spent the past few years researching the moment when trees stop living and start dying under extreme drought. He is conducting the study under the advisement of Dr. Henry Adams, a professor in the department. They conducted a study where they imposed a drought upon loblolly pine trees in a greenhouse and observed them through different levels of drought-stress. The team realized the trees starts dying long before foliage turns brown. In a lot of cases, they were still green or yellow.

Engineering graduate students receive entrepreneurship awards

Engineering graduate students receive entrepreneurship awards

Two OSU-Tulsa engineering graduate students recently received awards from the Oklahoma Catalyst Researchers program to help fund startups focused on using technology to improve water. Two of the program’s three winners were OSU-Tulsa students.

Veterinary students participate in Summer Research Program

Veterinary students participate in Summer Research Program

Sixteen veterinary students participated in Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences’ Summer Research Training Program. Designed to identify talented and highly motivated veterinary students interested in exploring a career in veterinary research, the program provides them with an outstanding biomedical research experience.

Oklahoma State University scores big with 2019 OCAST grant funding

Oklahoma State University scores big with 2019 OCAST grant funding

Oklahoma State University received more than $1.3 million from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST). Out of the 29 successful applicants for funding this year, 16 were OSU researchers, or companies owned by OSU alumni, working in health, applied research support and plant science.

Oklahoma State professor publishes new edition of book

Oklahoma State professor publishes new edition of book

Dr. Afshin Ghajar published the sixth edition of his heat transfer book, “Heat and Mass Transfer – Fundamentals & Applications,” in April this year.

Kathy Essmiller named 2019-2020 OER Research Fellow

Kathy Essmiller named 2019-2020 OER Research Fellow

The Open Education Group has named Kathy Essmiller a 2019-2020 Open Educational Resource (OER) Research Fellow. Essmiller is one of 24 scholars selected this year, and is the second OSU researcher to participate in the program.

OSU team moving on to Phase II of EPA's P3 program

OSU team moving on to Phase II of EPA's P3 program

The list of environmental issues facing the world’s population is seemingly never-ending. However, Oklahoma State University, as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant program, is developing a system that will improve the quality of life for all people, economic prosperity and protection of the planet.

Coe discovers passion through research, campus organizations

Coe discovers passion through research, campus organizations

1 is 2 Many, a White House initiative in response to the increased attention around sexual violence on college campuses, is one of Seraiah Coe’s philanthropic passions. She is deeply passionate about educating young adults on the definition of healthy relationships and believes this is an "important part of the recovery" from a personal experience. She presented her plan to her hometown high school principal in McKinney, Texas, and got approved to present the information to health class in the coming fall semester.

Crop load thinning is topic of upcoming pecan field day

Crop load thinning is topic of upcoming pecan field day

Pecan producers will learn more about the advantages of crop load thinning at an upcoming field day.

Healthier eating in a SNAP

Healthier eating in a SNAP

Despite being referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill by most of the public, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 dedicated a larger percentage of funding to nutritional assistance rather than farms themselves. Rodney Holcomb, agribusiness economist for Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, and Aaron Ates, recent Ph.D. graduate from OSU, examined the spending habits of households currently being supported by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administered by the Food Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.

The Space Cowboys are taking Oklahoma State University to new heights

The Space Cowboys are taking Oklahoma State University to new heights

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Fly me to the moon/Let me play among the stars.” While very few have made these words a reality, a small group of Oklahoma State students might just get the opportunity to traipse through the galaxy ¬– or at least their experimental equipment might.

OSU-Tulsa professor named chair of ASME Mid Continent Section

OSU-Tulsa professor named chair of ASME Mid Continent Section

Khaled A. Sallam, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, has been named chair of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Mid Continent Section.

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

The Hindu American Foundation awards Subhash Kak

Subhash Kak, regents professor and emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University, was awarded The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) Award for the advancement of Dharmic Arts & Sciences for 2019 on June 24, 2019 on the Capital Hill of the Congress in Washington DC. The award is presented to individuals for their continuous work to educate Americans at large about Hindu traditions through the promotion of Dharmic arts and sciences.

Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Wilson was awarded a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the premier honors awarded to a student researcher.

Graham sees science and art in dentistry

Graham sees science and art in dentistry

Caroline Graham decided she wanted to be a researcher as a young girl. She was inspired by a National Geographic article about the study of microbes in the ice of Antarctica. The recent Oklahoma State University graduate is headed to the University of Oklahoma’s College of Dentistry. She completed an Honors College degree in May with a double major in microbiology/cell and molecular biology, and biochemistry, along with minors in chemistry and accounting. Among the many awards she earned were College of Arts and Sciences Top 10 Seniors and recognition among the OSU Alumni Association’s 15 Outstanding Seniors.