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Regents Distinguished Research Award Winners Announced

Regents Distinguished Research Award Winners Announced

Oklahoma State University has honored seven faculty members with the 2019 Regents Distinguished Research Award. The award recognizes research excellence.

2019 OSU President’s Cup winners named

2019 OSU President’s Cup winners named

A project promoting scientific literacy, another studying the potential impacts of Oklahoma earthquakes and an effort to reduce energy costs at wastewater treatment plants have taken top honors in OSU’s 2019 President’s Cup that celebrates creative, interdisciplinary approaches to today’s challenges.

OSU drone project wins $1.49 million NSF grant

OSU drone project wins $1.49 million NSF grant

Is that a drone or an anemometer? A group of researchers in Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) hope that the answer is both.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Kelly Allen

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Kelly Allen

At Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine researchers often focus on gaining information to help animals. Many times, however, this work translates to human medicine, which is the case for Dr. Kelly Allen’s research. Allen is an assistant professor in the veterinary college’s veterinary pathobiology department.

Assistant professor in chemical engineering receives $1.8M NIH MIRA grant

Assistant professor in chemical engineering receives $1.8M NIH MIRA grant

Dr. Ashlee N. Ford Versypt has received a grant for $1.8 million over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund her research on Quantitative Systems Biomedicine and Pharmacology for Multiscale Tissue Damage.

OSU med student gains international attention for research

OSU med student gains international attention for research

Trevor Torgerson is lead author on the published paper that utilized an episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to study public awareness on the web and social media.

Still Lighting the Way

Still Lighting the Way

Growing up on a small ranch in the rural Mexican town of Atolinga, Casandra Salinas had plenty of time to daydream about her future on the 30-minute bus ride to and from school.

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Oklahoma State University’s Unmanned Systems Research Institute has a new research lab.

OSU app competition Phase I winners named

OSU app competition Phase I winners named

An app that could help stop sex trafficking with the use of big data has topped the Phase I of Oklahoma State University’s annual “From Research to App Competition.”

Students win awards at CAS Three Minute Thesis Finals

Students win awards at CAS Three Minute Thesis Finals

After 32 College of Arts and Sciences graduate students competed in the preliminary rounds and 13 advanced to the championship round, four impressed the judges enough to win awards during the college’s Three Minute Thesis Finals on Oct. 30. Ph.D. students Benjamin Nelson (Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics) and Erin Wood (Department of Psychology) tied for the win, with each receiving a $300 prize. Wood also earned an additional $300 as the People’s Choice Award winner. Sarah Elzay, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Integrative Biology, placed second and received $200. Meagan Bourne, a master’s student in the Department of Political Science, placed third to earn $100.

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day

“Chilocco Through the Years” is a documentary based on the award-winning project from the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. It premieres on OETA on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and will rebroadcast on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

Ardoth Hassler: boundary bridger

Ardoth Hassler: boundary bridger

Ardoth Hassler made contributions to information technology and higher education that have had far reaching impacts, leading to her induction into the College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in September. She credits OSU with providing her the tools to succeed.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Clinton Jones, Ph.D., is a Regents Professor and Sitlington Professor of Infectious Diseases in the veterinary pathobiology department at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His research focuses on two herpes viruses – bovine herpes type 1 and herpes simplex virus 1. Bovine herpes in particular carries with it huge economic impact for the cattle industry.

CEAT celebrates grand opening of EXCELSIOR

CEAT celebrates grand opening of EXCELSIOR

Oklahoma State University’s Unmanned Systems Research Institute has a new research lab. The development center, called EXCELSIOR, on Willis Street provides a dedicated space for the research organization's projects that's better designed than its previous location in the Richmond Hills Research Complex on the north side of Stillwater.

OSU’s Zhang receives national research award from American Society of Landscape Architects

OSU’s Zhang receives national research award from American Society of Landscape Architects

Bo Zhang, assistant professor in OSU’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, has been named the recipient of the most prestigious honor in the profession of landscape architecture.

OSU hosting its first Walk to End Alzheimer’s this Saturday

OSU hosting its first Walk to End Alzheimer’s this Saturday

People of all ages are invited to participate in Stillwater’s inaugural Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday on the Oklahoma State University campus.

Tracing Earth’s History

Tracing Earth’s History

For most students, summer is a time to spend lounging in the warmth of the sun. But Chris Jones spent his summer braving the cold on a German research vessel near Antarctica — where winter was beginning.

Blazing a microbiome path

Blazing a microbiome path

Over the last 20 years, microbiome research has been gaining more attention in the scientific community. Over the next 10 years, Oklahoma State University expects to become a national leader in the discipline, thanks to the Microbiome Initiative.

Extending broadband's reach

Extending broadband's reach

Once upon a time — early in the 20th century, actually — electricity was a new thing, limited to large cities. It took time, money and a lot of work to bring electrical power to rural America.

Addressing Addiction

Addressing Addiction

The nationwide opioid crisis has definitely made it to Oklahoma — and the National Center for Wellness & Recovery at OSU Medicine is leading the battle against it.

A Brighter Future

A Brighter Future

A lumen and the LUMEN are very different things. One is a measurement of light, while the other serves as a symbol of a brighter future for the oil and gas industry.

Finding a New Foundation

Finding a New Foundation

OSU’s Dr. Tyler Ley calls himself a concrete maniac. And his industry-leading research at the Bert Cooper Lab is concrete evidence of it.

Finding the Beat

Finding the Beat

There are branches of science where beakers are nonexistent and algorithms are few. For example, there’s ethnomusicology, where music is studied through the lens of anthropology, filtered through the culture that creates it. And there are professors who step out of the lecture hall, immerse themselves in research and bring in-depth expertise back to the classroom.

Improving Research Writing

Improving Research Writing

After completing a $50,000 National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps) program grant, Oklahoma State University assistant professor Dr. Stephanie Link has moved one step closer to launching her web-based learning environment, Wrangler, for rounding up research writing resources.