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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.
Wilson was awarded a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the premier honors awarded to a student researcher.
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.
Professor and interim department head Heather Gappa-Fahlenkamp and associate professor Joshua Ramsey, both of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology represented Oklahoma State University at the 2019 BIO International Convention.
How can we remove unconscious biases from hiring practices and ensure a more diverse workforce? According to Oklahoma State University researcher Kimberly Houser, the answer is to address the source of the problem – human decision-making. Her soon-to-be published research shows that using machine decision-making through artificial intelligence (AI) can remove unconscious bias and “noise” from the hiring and promotion process and begin making the workplace reflect a diverse society.
Moisture is important to plant health and proper watering of the landscape is essential. Gardeners can follow these tips to help ensure they are watering properly and efficiently.
The new center will be a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to conducting animal studies primarily related to climate variability, production efficiency and sustainability in the areas of animal and human health; animal genetics, growth, nutrition and reproduction; and general animal well-being.
It was natural for Emily Fry to become a scholar at Oklahoma State University, where her parents are both leaders. Her mother, Pamela, is OSU-Tulsa's president. Her father, Don, is director of technology for the College of Education, Health and Aviation. Fry recently completed her biological science/pre-health degree, earning significant honors for her accomplishments, including recognition as one of the OSU Alumni Association’s 15 Outstanding Seniors and as a College of Arts and Sciences Top 10 Senior.
The Oklahoma State University Women’s Faculty Council recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with its annual research awards and the inaugural OSU Faculty Poster Symposium. At the student research award ceremony, $17,000 was awarded to 23 students. Colleges and divisions throughout OSU sponsored the funding. Out of 75 applications, the 23 awardees were made up of 11 doctoral candidates, eight master’s degree students and four undergraduates.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero have named an Oklahoma State University professor as one of eight emerging leaders in their field who are on a trajectory to help students grow into thought leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Jason Bruck, an animal behaviorist specializing in marine mammal communication and cognition, is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology.
The Aerospace Propulsion and Power Program in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at OSU scored the highest turbojet thrust-to-weight improvement at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) sponsored Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program (APOP) challenge held in Dayton, OH at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on May 15 – 18th.
3D Insider ranked The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University in the top 5 for best colleges for drone testing.
Faculty in the College of Education, Health and Aviation are participating in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) May 13-20. The team’s three-minute video, “Towards Increasing Native American Engineering Faculty,” highlights research about the factors that promote Native Americans’ entry and persistence into engineering and the engineering professorate.
Thanks to the generosity of the Lew Wentz Foundation, 37 OSU undergraduates representing five of the six colleges on the Stillwater campus have been named Wentz Research Scholars and will receive a total of $166,500 in financial aid for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation announced its 2019-2020 fellowship and scholarship recipients, and engineering student Hope Hall received the Tribute to the Founders Fellowship. This is Hall’s second time to receive an ACI Fellowship.
Cole Replogle, a junior in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) is one of Oklahoma State University’s 2019 Goldwater Scholars. Replogle is one of three OSU students receiving the Goldwater Scholarship. This is the third year in a row that OSU students were selected to receive the scholarship, and only the second time OSU has had three student recipients in the same year, the first being in 2008.
Oklahoma State University has announced the newest members of the Oklahoma State Scholars Society, the university’s prestigious scholar development program that offers major financial support and scholarly mentorship to top-performing in-state students.
Derouen, a senior double majoring in microbial and biochemistry, was selected as the upperclassman ULRA honorable mention for his paper “Protein Kinase A Manipulation by Chlamydia trachomatis During Infection.”
Jackson, a junior interior design major, was selected as the upperclassman ULRA winner for her paper “Protocol Analysis of the Design Process Based on Extrinsic and Inherent Values.”
Oklahoma State University students, faculty and alumni recently attended the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference in St. Louis, Missouri, where they attended educational sessions and presented research. The conference offers participants the latest in science content, teaching strategy and research to enhance and expand professional growth.
Ringer, a sophomore history major, was selected as the underclassman ULRA winner for her paper “I Am Still Myself: How the Dust Bowl Influenced Women's Clothing in Oklahoma.”
Participants will hear from and be able to ask questions of OSU experts who will provide research-based insights crucial to getting the most out of a crop.
Researching ground water in Panama, improving trumpet skills in Switzerland and learning Japanese in Japan. That’s what three current or former Oklahoma State University students will be doing next school year after recently being named Fulbright or Boren Scholars.
Kelly Allen, MS, Ph.D., an assistant professor of veterinary parasitology at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences (OSU-CVHS) whose research focuses on vector-borne diseases, is working to learn more about Chagas disease in Oklahoma.