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Coronavirus concerns high in rural areas

Coronavirus concerns high in rural areas

Health officials are warning rural communities to be just as cautious as more densely populated areas in their response to the spread of COVID-19. A lower rate of person-to-person transmission might delay infection, but it’s still highly likely anyway, said Megan Monteith, Oklahoma State University Extension area specialist in health disparities.

OSU study finds wheat diet not associated with gastrointestinal inflammation

OSU study finds wheat diet not associated with gastrointestinal inflammation

First-of-its-kind research at Oklahoma State University may dispel some claims that modern wheat consumption disrupts gastrointestinal health.

Edmon Low Library honors faculty and staff for publications at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

Edmon Low Library honors faculty and staff for publications at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

Each spring, the OSU Library honors OSU employees and students who have authored, co-authored or edited a book or published a major creative work in the past two years. This year 25 faculty, staff and students from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) were honored at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020.

Dicamba applicator training meetings scheduled

Dicamba applicator training meetings scheduled

Federally required training meetings have been scheduled for agricultural producers intending to use dicamba herbicides for the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop SystemTM for soybeans and cotton.

OSU mentors recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation of Excellence

OSU mentors recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation of Excellence

Eight of thirty-one outstanding Oklahoma mentors who were recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and their community mentoring organizations are students or recent graduates from Oklahoma State University.

OSU's Pistol Pete's Propulsion Posse chosen as finalist in the C3 Challenge

OSU's Pistol Pete's Propulsion Posse chosen as finalist in the C3 Challenge

The FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University selected Oklahoma State University’s Pistol Pete’s Propulsion Posse team from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology as one of six teams to receive $10k to build out their proof of concepts for the next phase in the C3 Challenge.

Commodity election decision app released as deadline nears

Commodity election decision app released as deadline nears

Online app will help agricultural producers choose between two financial safety net programs.

ASEE recognizes OSU for Exemplary Diversity and Inclusion Program for second year in a row

ASEE recognizes OSU for Exemplary Diversity and Inclusion Program for second year in a row

Oklahoma State University was one of 29 universities recognized nationwide as a Bronze level awardee for their Exemplary Diversity and Inclusion program for the second year in a row by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and will be recognized at the 2020 ASEE Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity conference in April 2020.

Learn more about soil health and composting at free workshop

Learn more about soil health and composting at free workshop

A free workshop will provide homeowners with information regarding soil health and the benefits of composting.

Architecture faculty member recognized with 2020 Humanities, Arts and Design Award

Architecture faculty member recognized with 2020 Humanities, Arts and Design Award

Jay Yowell, an assistant professor in the School of Architecture, was awarded a 2020 Humanities, Arts and Design grant from the Office of the Vice President of Research in February. The HAD grants are awarded to tenured or tenure-track faculty in the areas of humanities-, arts- and design-based disciplines. These researchers are awarded one-year grants of up to $10,000.

Watson, four other female scientists produce comprehensive analysis of sunflower family

Watson, four other female scientists produce comprehensive analysis of sunflower family

Linda Watson, an Oklahoma State University professor in the Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, is one of five female scientists who have produced a comprehensive analysis of genomic-scale data to understand the historical biogeography of the Asteraceae, also known as the sunflower or daisy family. Watson, president of the Botanical Society of America, collaborated with researchers from the University of Memphis and the Smithsonian Institution to publish “A fully resolved backbone phylogeny reveals numerous dispersals and explosive diversifications throughout the history of Asteraceae” in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

OSU receives $3.1 million research grant to improve sorghum data and savings

OSU receives $3.1 million research grant to improve sorghum data and savings

OSU received a $3.1 million grant for forage sorghum research.

Combining dance and science

Combining dance and science

At Oklahoma State University, Alannah Templon has been on a part of the OSU Dance Company and also the OSU Tap Company. She has even served as president of the OSU Dance Company for the last two years. She has double majors in biology and sociology with a minor in dance.

Professor’s passion for audiology, speech-language pathology spans continents

Professor’s passion for audiology, speech-language pathology spans continents

For Dr. Sabiha Parveen, it wasn’t so much a question of what she’d study, but rather how she’d go about it. So after graduating from the University of Calcutta in her home country of India and working for a year in audiology and speech-language pathology, she headed to Bowling Green State University in Ohio for postgraduate work. Although Parveen had initially wanted to focus her studies on aphasia and stroke, her mentor presented another option: Parkinson’s disease.

New classroom writing tool through Google

New classroom writing tool through Google

Dr. Kalianne Neumann, OSU assistant professor of educational technology, learned about an instructional strategy for teaching English sentence structure to Deaf students, where students color coded the parts of speech. Although many classrooms have adopted Google technologies, there was not a Google tool to easily color code online.

OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

OCEAN brings FOSSIL, experts and collaboration to OSU

Oklahoma State University created the Oklahoma Center for Evolutionary Analysis, or OCEAN, which hosts an annual conference called the Flyover State Scientists Integrating Evolution, or FOSSIL. OCEAN’s critical mass of social science researchers makes it one of fewer than five such centers in the entire U.S. where students receive training in and exposure to evolutionary approaches to cognition and behavior.

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Transformational gift from alumni leads to new name for OSU’s agriculture college

Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new name. Pending approval next week from the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, the college will be renamed the Ferguson College of Agriculture in recognition of the gift, which is among the largest in OSU’s nearly 130-year history.

CEAT's online graduate programs rank among the top in the country

CEAT's online graduate programs rank among the top in the country

According to the U.S. News and World Report, Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) ranked 17 in the country for online graduate programs overall and 13 for such programs for veterans.

OSU's New Product Development Center's collaboration with Aircraft Towing Systems leads to protype test launch in spring

OSU's New Product Development Center's collaboration with Aircraft Towing Systems leads to protype test launch in spring

Aircraft Towing Systems World Wide LLC. recently broke ground at the Ardmore Airpark in Ardmore, Oklahoma, as part of its strategic plan to install an innovative transport-system prototype designed to convey aircraft to and from airport gates and onto runways and back without the use of a jet’s main engines.

Two CEAT members recognized by the OSU Staff Advisory Council

Two CEAT members recognized by the OSU Staff Advisory Council

Two members of Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) were recognized at the annual Staff Advisory Council (SAC) awards ceremony.

Babu among 27 CAS honorees at University Awards Convocation

Babu among 27 CAS honorees at University Awards Convocation

Dr. Kaladi Babu, a Regents Professor in the Department of Physics, received the Eminent Faculty Award during the University Awards Convocation on Dec. 11 in the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

CEAT well represented at the University Awards Convocation

CEAT well represented at the University Awards Convocation

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology was well represented at the 2019 University Awards Convocation. Multiple CEAT faculty and staff were awarded for excellence, scholarly achievement, outstanding contributions and loyalty to the field of engineering, architecture and technology.

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.