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New Assistant VP for Research Compliance chosen

New Assistant VP for Research Compliance chosen

Dr. Dawn Underwood has been named the new OSU Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance. Most recently, Underwood served as the Assistant Vice President for Research at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Prior to that, she served as the Associate Dean for Sponsored Programs in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Indiana State University. Her work in research administration spans nearly two decades overseeing sponsored programs, grants and compliance programs.

OSU launches strategic investment into research providing societal solutions

OSU launches strategic investment into research providing societal solutions

Oklahoma State University plans to fund more than $1.5 million per year in research over a multi-year period as part of a new research initiative to stimulate partnerships that can solve important problems faced by Oklahoma and the nation. The Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR) Research program will begin with an idea competition to identify themes.

OSU receives Institute for Museum and Library Services grant

OSU receives Institute for Museum and Library Services grant

The OSU Library was recently awarded nearly $25,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to develop a research model and project management toolkit to help libraries enhance research data management. Using customer journey mapping and design thinking, the project team will consult 27 OSU faculty across STEM fields and the social sciences to document their goals, processes and habits.

Oklahoma State Veterinary Center Identifies Exotic Tick

Oklahoma State Veterinary Center Identifies Exotic Tick

It’s not every day you see a new tick! Dr. Susan Little’s research group at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently identified a nymphal longhorned tick or bush tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis. The tick came from a dog in Arkansas through a national tick surveillance project being conducted by Little’s team. The OSU lab confirmed the morphologic identification by sequencing and reported the finding to the United States Department of Agriculture.

Nathaniel Jenkins Recognized as Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Nathaniel Jenkins Recognized as Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Nathaniel Jenkins, assistant professor in health and human performance has been named the Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The award recognizes noteworthy contributions to the field of applied exercise or sport science by a researcher who has been in the field for seven years or less.

EHA Alum Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Canada as Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies

EHA Alum Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Canada as Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies

Oklahoma State University alumna Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Canada in Aboriginal Studies. She will conduct research at Vancouver Island University, BC, as part of a project designed to explore indigenous cultural resilience student supports in higher education pathways.

Greenhouse Learning Center to provide cutting-edge educational opportunities at OSU

Greenhouse Learning Center to provide cutting-edge educational opportunities at OSU

New $6 million Greenhouse Learning Center to be built on OSU campus.

Starting early in the day a key to properly handling cattle in hot weather

Starting early in the day a key to properly handling cattle in hot weather

Clock management isn't just for sports. It is important for cattle producers working their herds to get up early and get to work before the daytime temperatures reach elevated levels.

Space Cowboys at NASA Testing ISS Micrometeorite Repair System

Space Cowboys at NASA Testing ISS Micrometeorite Repair System

Seven OSU undergraduate student members of the Space Cowboys team are at the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston to conduct experiments to test concepts for future space flight.

OSU holds off participation in state’s hemp pilot program for 2018 growing season

OSU holds off participation in state’s hemp pilot program for 2018 growing season

Oklahoma State University is taking a holistic approach on this new industry, evaluating agronomics, logistics, processing and economic feasibility. DASNR plans to spend the next six months gathering information, which may be used to develop Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service programming for the commercial growth of hemp

OSU grants encourage special research pairings

OSU grants encourage special research pairings

The Oklahoma State University Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded grants of up to $20,000 to eight research teams that pair a seasoned researcher with a newer faculty counterpart on a specific project.

Niblack scholarships spark research careers

Niblack scholarships spark research careers

Oklahoma State University has named 14 students as 2018-19 Niblack Research Scholars, each receiving $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct research guided by faculty sponsors and graduate student mentors.

New research grants inspire faculty to ‘swing for the fences’

New research grants inspire faculty to ‘swing for the fences’

The Oklahoma State University Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded grants of up to $25,000 to five interdisciplinary research teams under a new program called Swinging for the Fences. The program rewards faculty teams that aggressively pursue research home runs.

Don't Share Medications

Don't Share Medications

Using the same medication on your cat that you use on your dog is NOT a good idea.

OSU professor releases research on females in power

OSU professor releases research on females in power

An Oklahoma State University professor, known for her research on women and minorities, has released a collection of studies on female executives and their influence on the political empowerment of women.

OSU’s top three-minute presenters awarded

OSU’s top three-minute presenters awarded

Sabra Billups, a food science graduate student, has won the $2,000 grand prize in the third annual Oklahoma State University President’s Fellows Grand Three Minute Challenge (3MC).

Building a Research Culture

Building a Research Culture

The Oklahoma State University College of Education, Health and Aviation is committed to building and strengthening its research culture through strategic initiatives that support and highlight faculty research endeavors. On May 3, the college hosted a special reception to honor 23 faculty members as Distinguished Researchers from all four schools within the college.

Graduate Students Honored at Annual Spring Ceremony

Graduate Students Honored at Annual Spring Ceremony

Four PhD students from EHA were awarded honors at the 2018 Annual Spring Ceremony.

OSUTeach Preservice Science and Mathematics Teachers Present Research

OSUTeach Preservice Science and Mathematics Teachers Present Research

OSUTeach hosted its annual Research Symposium and Reception on May 1. The event recognized the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) faculty and graduate students who took time to mentor preservice teachers in research and provided an opportunity for preservice science and mathematics teachers to share the research they conducted via poster presentations.

Healing from the Heart

Healing from the Heart

Jawad Trad takes his alma mater’s focus on service to heart, first as a surgeon and then as a humanitarian.

North to Alaska and Back Again

North to Alaska and Back Again

After a fulfilling detour to Alaska, Oklahoma State University alumnus Quinton Chandler has returned to Oklahoma to cover criminal justice as the newest member of the StateImpactOklahoma team, which regularly files news reports heard on KOSU and other public radio stations around the state.

Because They're Happy

Because They're Happy

The Oklahoma 100 Year Life Oral History Project gave 111 Oklahoma centenarians an opportunity to share their life experiences.

Working on Water

Working on Water

OSU junior plans to use biosystems engineering degree to improve access to clean water around the world.

Loyal and True

Loyal and True

In March 1951, the Oklahoma Legislature mandated that all state employees sign a new Oath of Allegiance (Loyalty Oath) or they would lose their jobs.