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Oklahoma Higher Ed Hall of Fame honoring Jaco

Oklahoma Higher Ed Hall of Fame honoring Jaco

Coming from a rural town in West Virginia and a family of miners and railroaders, William “Bus” Jaco never thought he would make it to college, much less have a doctorate degree, a theorem named in his honor and be inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society Hall of Fame. Jaco will receive the latter recognition Nov. 4.

 Aircraft pilots approaching a runway usually cannot spot an encroaching drone, especially if it’s not moving, study finds

Aircraft pilots approaching a runway usually cannot spot an encroaching drone, especially if it’s not moving, study finds

Skilled pilots approaching a runway usually can’t see small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) encroaching on their airspace, and they virtually never detect motionless drones, a newly published study by researchers at Oklahoma State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University shows.

Using data in diagnoses

Using data in diagnoses

A growing problem among hospitals across the country is “bounce back” — patients returning to the ER to be treated a second time for the same condition. Oklahoma State University data science researcher Dr. Dursun Delen collaborated this spring with an emergency room physician to study how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help solve this problem.

Deciphering incivility

Deciphering incivility

When the Oklahoma State University School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) became part of the Spears School of Business in July 2019 the school’s world-class researchers, who study the business complexities of restaurant, hotel and tourism organizations, made the move, too.

Stronger together

Stronger together

Young faculty members team up to increase their impact.

Giving voice to the quietest

Giving voice to the quietest

Faculty duo promote student independence using assistive technology.

Laying a foundation

Laying a foundation

Dr. Tessa Recendes has always been fascinated with sports, both as an athlete while growing up and later working in the sports business world. After graduating from college, her interest led her to a job with Major League Soccer, where she worked in sales and community development for the professional team in Denver and later in Dallas.

Laurie Thompson wins college 3MT competition

Laurie Thompson wins college 3MT competition

The breadth of research and creativity in the College of Education, Health and Aviation and the College of Human Sciences was on display at the 2019 3MT (Three-Minute Thesis) competition on October 21. Four graduate students walked away with a cash prize, including winner Laurie Thompson, a master’s student in nutritional sciences.

Judging Others

Judging Others

Why some people negatively judge those who use public assistance to buy food has more to do with how public assistance recipients feel about what they buy than more obvious considerations, according to a study co-authored by an Oklahoma State University researcher. And those biased responses often have far more impact on policy debates about welfare programs than positions driven by data.

OSU wins Elizabeth B. Mason award for Chilocco History Project

OSU wins Elizabeth B. Mason award for Chilocco History Project

The Oral History Association awarded its 2019 Elizabeth B. Mason Large Project Award to the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. This is the third Mason Award for OSU, the only institution to win this national honor more than once. This year, the OOHRP was recognized for its recent Chilocco History Project.

Going Green

Going Green

With the devastating Amazon rainforest fires still burning, climate concerns are back in today’s political spotlight. But they have been on the front burner at Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for a long time.

OSU researchers team up with Continental Resources on $19.9M grant to study improved petroleum recovery from the Caney Shale in southwestern Oklahoma

OSU researchers team up with Continental Resources on $19.9M grant to study improved petroleum recovery from the Caney Shale in southwestern Oklahoma

A group led by Oklahoma State University (OSU) researchers and consisting of academic and industry partners have received a $19.9 million grant, to conduct research on the Caney Shale, a potential petroleum resource in south western Oklahoma. The award includes money from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and cost share from Continental Resources, the principal industry partner in the study.

New CAS dean sees opportunities in classes, research and more

New CAS dean sees opportunities in classes, research and more

Glen Krutz, the new dean of Oklahoma State University's College of Arts and Sciences, enjoys both teaching and research. He was drawn to the opportunity to get “closer to the action” going on in classrooms and research facilities that comes with the position.

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.