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Bananas for fabric

Bananas for fabric

When Joyce Nabisaalu taught at Kyambogo University in Uganda and saw her colleague making paper from banana stems, she thought, “Why not more?” Nabisaalu, now an apparel design and production doctoral student at Oklahoma State University, has taken her idea to the next level by researching how to turn banana fibers into fabric.

Education Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Education Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation recently awarded Oklahoma State University science education associate professor Julie Angle $599,652 for a project that will focus on authentic undergraduate research experiences for future science educators. The three-year grant comes from NSF’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources.

OSU scientist leads massive drought research project

OSU scientist leads massive drought research project

As the number of hot droughts increases globally, scientists look to solve the difficulty in creating consistent predictions of what will happen to plants and vegetation in the...

OSU mechanical engineering professor receives national honor

OSU mechanical engineering professor receives national honor

Oklahoma State University mechanical engineering professor Afshin Ghajar, Ph.D., P.E., ASME Fellow, Regents professor and John Brammer professor, is the recipient of the national...

Fellowships recognize cutting-edge genetic research

Fellowships recognize cutting-edge genetic research

Two graduate students at Oklahoma State University have been awarded the Otto S. Cox Graduate Fellowship for Genetic Research. The competitive fellowship supports students who...

“Ripping off the Band-Aid:” Firm reputation and communication management

“Ripping off the Band-Aid:” Firm reputation and communication management

When the going gets tough and the world is against you, research says the best thing to do is get all of the negative out at once. Oklahoma State University assistant professor of management Owen Parker’s latest research focuses on how firms respond to threats to their reputation.

Forecasting stock returns using fluctuations in trading costs

Forecasting stock returns using fluctuations in trading costs

Have you ever wondered when you should invest or make a trade in your stock? By using United States equity market-level data from 1926 through 2015, Oklahoma State University assistant professor of finance Greg Eaton nailed down the predictive power of trading costs in his latest research, “Micro(structure) before Macro?

OSU research offers insights on women and breastfeeding

OSU research offers insights on women and breastfeeding

Women with a history of chronic extra weight are more likely to stop breastfeeding their babies earlier than other mothers, according to a new study from Oklahoma State University.

Explaining low self-employment rates among foreign-born STEM graduates: Why start a business if it doesn’t pay?

Explaining low self-employment rates among foreign-born STEM graduates: Why start a business if it doesn’t pay?

According to analysis of the American Community Survey, foreign-born college graduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field have much lower self-employment rates compared to foreign graduates of other majors. Why aren’t these technologically and scientifically-minded people starting new companies?

How does unethical behavior affect us?

How does unethical behavior affect us?

We hear about business scandals all the time, from Wells Fargo creating fake bank accounts to increase profits to Hampton Creek’s inflated sales numbers. But what happens to us morally after we do something wrong? Oklahoma State University associate professor of management Rebecca Greenbaum with co-authors and former OSU PhD students Julena Bonner, assistant professor at Utah State University, and Matt Quade, assistant professor at Baylor University, investigate the aftermath of unethical behavior on an individual in their latest research.

‘Outstanding’ student researchers recognized with NSF fellowships

‘Outstanding’ student researchers recognized with NSF fellowships

The National Science Foundation has awarded three Oklahoma State University students Graduate Research Fellowships in a program that drew proposals from 13,000 students from...

OSU Advertising Students Claim Victory

OSU Advertising Students Claim Victory

A group of Oklahoma State University undergraduate students placed first at the 10th District National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), and have advanced through...

OSU rocketry team wins first place in Argonia Cup Competition

OSU rocketry team wins first place in Argonia Cup Competition

An OSU rocketry team earned first place honors when its rocket successfully outperformed those from colleges in Mississippi and Missouri at the first-ever Argonia Cup competition...

NSF awards OSU grant for large-scale study

NSF awards OSU grant for large-scale study

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year, $392,648 grant to Dr. Daniel Moen, assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oklahoma State...

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Estonia

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Estonia

Jaryd Hinch, a geography major at Oklahoma State University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Estonia during the 2017-2018 academic year.

OSU Student recognized for community engagement

OSU Student recognized for community engagement

An Oklahoma State University student has been recognized for her commitment to community engagement.

OSU Receives Zarrow Grant to Expand Healthcare in Rural Oklahoma

OSU Receives Zarrow Grant to Expand Healthcare in Rural Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI) was awarded $500,000 from The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation to expand the Rural Oklahoma Network...

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Germany

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Germany

Sydney Stewart, an undergraduate student at Oklahoma State University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Germany during the 2017-2018 academic...

College of Human Sciences honors Marilynn and Carl Thoma

College of Human Sciences honors Marilynn and Carl Thoma

The College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University inducted Marilynn Thoma into its Hall of Fame and named Carl Thoma an Honorary Alumnus of the college. The awards were presented during the Wine Forum of Oklahoma, a biennial event the Thomas founded.

OSU student Nick Nelsen awarded Goldwater Scholarship

OSU student Nick Nelsen awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Oklahoma State University student Nicholas H. Nelsen has been selected as a 2017 Barry Goldwater Scholar, one of the most prestigious honors in the nation for students seeking...

Poetry as the building blocks of engineering

Poetry as the building blocks of engineering

Quite the juxtaposition of words, yet exactly those used as inspiration by James Manimala, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

OSU hosts inaugural CADRE conference for advanced digital research

OSU hosts inaugural CADRE conference for advanced digital research

The Coalition for Advancing Digital Research and Education (CADRE) will hold its inaugural conference at the Wes Watkins Center on the campus of Oklahoma State University April...

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Ethiopia

OSU student awarded Fulbright for research in Ethiopia

Colton Flynn, a doctoral student at Oklahoma State University, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to conduct research in Ethiopia during the 2017-2018 academic year....