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Hardesty Family Foundation donates $2 million to OSU for creation of new research center in Tulsa

Hardesty Family Foundation donates $2 million to OSU for creation of new research center in Tulsa

With a $2 million gift, The Hardesty Family Foundation has made a commitment to fuel transformative research at the National Center for Wellness & Recovery. In recognition of the contribution, OSU is naming a recently acquired 49,000-square-foot medical complex in south Tulsa the Hardesty Center for Clinical Research and Neuroscience.

Board on Human Sciences honors two OSU professors with national awards

Board on Human Sciences honors two OSU professors with national awards

Two Oklahoma State University professors received national awards from the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities’ Board on Human Sciences (BoHS), recognizing accomplishments in promoting human sciences.

Robotic milking comes to OSU students at Ferguson Family Dairy Center

Robotic milking comes to OSU students at Ferguson Family Dairy Center

Cutting-edge technologies and research-based educational experiences are giving students working at the center the practical, applicable skills needed to pursue a variety of career options in the dairy industry.

IMLS Grant Supports Library OER Project

IMLS Grant Supports Library OER Project

Oklahoma State University, East Central University, Redlands Community College, and the Oklahoma Council of Online Learning Excellence have partnered on a three-year project to develop a reliable methodology to assess the efficacy of open education resources on lifelong learning competencies. The project is made possible through a $428,300 National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

OSU Extension economists are working to recruit farmers and ranchers and help them complete beginning balance sheets.

OSU’s COVID-19 testing lab moves to new home

OSU’s COVID-19 testing lab moves to new home

Oklahoma State University’s COVID-19 testing lab has a new, permanent home. The lab moved over Labor Day weekend to Venture 1, an OSU research facility southwest of the main campus.

11 OSU undergraduate researchers earn Niblack scholarship

11 OSU undergraduate researchers earn 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.

OSU wins $6.5 million from EPA to help solve algae bloom problems

OSU wins $6.5 million from EPA to help solve algae bloom problems

Harmful algal blooms are a growing problem in water across the nation, but OSU researchers may have one piece of the solution thanks to groundbreaking research and new funding.

NEH Awards OSU Library nearly $70,000

NEH Awards OSU Library nearly $70,000

The Oklahoma State University Library was recently awarded $69,820 by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant was part of $40.3 million in new CARES Act economic stabilization grants to support essential operations at more than 300 cultural institutions across the country.

Molecular research the foundation of new non-addictive pain treatments

Molecular research the foundation of new non-addictive pain treatments

Through molecular research, scientists at the National Center for Wellness & Recovery at Oklahoma State University are seeing promising treatment alternatives that would allow physicians to treat pain without opioids or the devastating side effects of opioids.

Using Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer Patients at Oklahoma State’s Veterinary College

Using Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer Patients at Oklahoma State’s Veterinary College

Seven years ago, Ashish Ranjan, BVSc, Ph.D., Kerr Foundation Endowed Chair, and professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, established a high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) program in the college. The program continues to grow, and with grant support from several entities including Petco, Ranjan’s team continues to recruit dogs and cats suffering from cancer for their clinical trials. His latest patient is Rhino, a gray and white tuxedo cat owned by Dr. Martin Furr, professor and head of Dr. Ranjan’s department at the veterinary college.

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Researchers have determined some broadband policies instituted by states have been successful in expanding needed access while others not only failed to help, they have been detrimental.

Oklahoma State’s Bob Wettemann recipient of 2020 national honor

Oklahoma State’s Bob Wettemann recipient of 2020 national honor

The award recognizes excellence in the education of graduate and postdoctoral students to conduct research in reproductive physiology and endocrinology.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Joao Brandao

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Joao Brandao

Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, DECZM (Avian) has been doing research focused on zoological medicine and exotic animals for more than 10 years. An associate professor of zoological medicine at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Medical Hospital, Dr. Brandao tries to be as heavy on research as possible to contribute to the overall knowledge on a variety of species.

Music major to microbrewery owner

Music major to microbrewery owner

Craig Wensell graduated from Oklahoma State in 1998 with a music performance degree before embarking on a journey that included a master’s in music performance, teaching at both the high school and collegiate level, and a tour with the Army in Afghanistan. Upon returning from Afghanistan, Wensell decided to go into home-brewing and has since started two successful businesses.

Younger generation prefers watching TV shows from the past, Spears research shows

Younger generation prefers watching TV shows from the past, Spears research shows

In a rare occurrence for an undergraduate, an Oklahoma State University student and an assistant professor of Management Science and Information Systems (MSIS) have collaborated on a peer-reviewed journal article that has been accepted for publication.

State agency boosts funding for OSU researchers to pursue medical breakthroughs

State agency boosts funding for OSU researchers to pursue medical breakthroughs

Eight Oklahoma State University health researchers have been awarded funding through the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST).

Summer Research Training Program Virtual Style

Summer Research Training Program Virtual Style

Eleven Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine students participated in the college’s Summer Research Training Program for 12 weeks this summer. The only difference – much of it was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

School of Global Studies Professor Receives Best Article of the Year Award

School of Global Studies Professor Receives Best Article of the Year Award

Dr. Jami Fullerton has been honored with a national award for her article, “Dimensions of News Media Literacy Among U.S. Advertising Students,” published in the Journal of Advertising Education.

New Leader for OSU’s Technology and Economic Development Arm

New Leader for OSU’s Technology and Economic Development Arm

Oklahoma State University recently named Zachary Miles as senior Associate Vice President for Technology and Economic Development (lowercase all the titles). He will begin that role Sept. 30.

OSU professor recognized for research efforts

OSU professor recognized for research efforts

Andres Espindola Camacho, Oklahoma State University research scientist, was named one of eight researchers to recently receive the New Innovator in 2019 Food and Agriculture Research Award.

2020 Allen Scholars Announced

2020 Allen Scholars Announced

Each year, the W.W. Allen Scholars Program in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) awards more than $135,000 in scholarships, enrichment activities, professional development and national and/or international travel, followed by full tuition and housing for a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Up to two new awards are made each year. This year, Kaylee Rolph and Rae-Anne Williamson were selected as the 2020 W.W. Allen Scholars.

OSU I-Corps teams receive grants of $200,000 from National Science Foundation

OSU I-Corps teams receive grants of $200,000 from National Science Foundation

Four groups of Oklahoma State University students, faculty and industry mentors have each been selected to receive $50,000 grants and additional mentoring through the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program.