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College of Arts and Sciences honors 25 alumni at Hall of Fame Ceremony

College of Arts and Sciences honors 25 alumni at Hall of Fame Ceremony

Oklahoma State University’s College of Arts and Sciences honored 25 of its most successful alumni Sept. 27 during the 2019 CAS Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Ceremony at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade & Development. Ardoth Hassler and Dr. George Thompson were both inducted into the Hall of Fame, while Brent Butcher and Maddy Cunningham were named Rising Stars. There were also 21 Distinguished Alumni recipients.

OSU names new assistant vice president

OSU names new assistant vice president

Dr. Pratul Agarwal has been named the new assistant vice president for research cyberinfrastructure and director of high-performance computing at Oklahoma State University.

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives National Cancer Institute, Petco Foundation and Focused Ultrasound funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program.

A group of Tulsa researchers receives $1.9M award

A group of Tulsa researchers receives $1.9M award

A team of three Tulsa based researchers have been awarded a three year, $1.9 million contract, with $1.5 million coming from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The award was given based on their efforts on developing environmentally sustainable process for recovering oil and natural gas from unconventional shale resources.

A dolphin project...in Oklahoma!

A dolphin project...in Oklahoma!

Given Oklahoma’s notoriously unpredictable weather, it might be no surprise that the Unmanned Systems Research Institute at Oklahoma State University is working with climate experts to improve forecasting. But it might be a surprise to learn that the institute and other researchers in OSU’s College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology and its College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) are playing a role in research on dolphins.

Vigilant Aerospace demonstrates FlightHorizon 2 in autonomous 18 mile flight with OSU

Vigilant Aerospace demonstrates FlightHorizon 2 in autonomous 18 mile flight with OSU

On October 8, 2019, Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Vigilant Aerospace Systems (Vigilant) conducted a demonstration flight utilizing OSU’s 13-mile beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) corridor east of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

College of Veterinary Medicine launches Vet Med Faces of Research

College of Veterinary Medicine launches Vet Med Faces of Research

In an effort to inform the public about the impact of the many studies being conducted, the veterinary college launched a new monthly series entitled, “Vet Med Faces of Research.”

Niblack Research Scholars program celebrates 15 years at OSU

Niblack Research Scholars program celebrates 15 years at OSU

The Niblack Research Scholars program celebrated its 15th anniversary during its recent event with founder Dr. John Niblack.

A new Drought Index helps agriculture in Oklahoma

A new Drought Index helps agriculture in Oklahoma

A new agricultural drought index has been developed using Oklahoma Mesonet’s soil moisture and weather data by Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Ph.D. student Ali Ajaz and Assistant Professor Dr. Saleh Taghvaeian.

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Participants can hear cutting-edge information from and interact with leading experts from across the country, all in a single setting.

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

Oklahoma State University scientists are teaming up with peer researchers at Kansas State University and USDA-Agricultural Research Service in El Reno to enhance cropping systems in the southern Great Plains.

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

The Pawnee Nation Museum Committee has joined the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, (ATALM), OSU School of Architecture, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians' Culture Center and Museum staff to develop a prototype model for cultural facilities.

Fuemmeler, alumnus and psychologist, speaking at OSU

Fuemmeler, alumnus and psychologist, speaking at OSU

The Department of Psychology and the OSU Center for Pediatric Psychology will host guest speaker and OSU alumnus Dr. Bernard Fuemmeler for the Goldman Colloquium next Friday, Sept. 27. Fuemmeler will deliver his presentation, “Childhood Self-Regulation and Health: An Intersection for Multidisciplinary Collaboration” at 1:30 p.m. in Human Sciences 236.

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.