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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.

Oklahoma State University Mortar Board awards four CEAT students as Top Freshmen Men and Women

Oklahoma State University Mortar Board awards four CEAT students as Top Freshmen Men and Women

Each year members of the Oklahoma State University Mortar Board Honor Society select the top 20 freshmen men and top 20 freshmen women of OSU. This year, nine of those students are representing the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT), where these nine students will be invited to be a CEAT scholar.

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.

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

OSU Medicine National Center for Wellness & Recovery Receives NIH Grant as part of HEAL Initiative

Oklahoma State University Medicine and its National Center for Wellness & Recovery has been awarded a grant totaling $452,275 from the National Institutes of Health as part of its Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.

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.

Fire Service Training hosts group of South Korean firefighters

Fire Service Training hosts group of South Korean firefighters

By the end of their stay on Oct. 22, 12 members of the firefighting force from the Gyeonggi province of South Korea will have spent over seven weeks with Fire Service Training.

Andrew Williamson named finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Andrew Williamson named finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Andrew Williamson, an Oklahoma State University mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student, has been named a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC), an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors.

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

The Pawnee Nation Museum Committee has joined the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, (ATALM), OSU School of Architecture, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians' Culture Center and Museum staff to develop a prototype model for cultural facilities.

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Oklahoma State University, Hazelden Betty Ford Partner to Expand Addiction Treatment Resources

Initial collaboration to focus on making addiction care more available in rural areas via telehealth

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

On Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of many Americans were changed forever. The attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the foiled attempt that ended with a plane crash in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania were ghastly and unfathomable.

Supporting the future of genetic research

Supporting the future of genetic research

n the competitive arena of genetics research, it’s important for graduate students to stand out. At Oklahoma State University, the Otto S. Cox Graduate Fellowship for Genetic Research helps with that.

Soil health is topic for Oklahoma Organic Conference

Soil health is topic for Oklahoma Organic Conference

The upcoming Organic Oklahoma Conference will provide organic producers, gardeners and conventional producers valuable information about soil health.

Sixth annual Data Science and Al Conference coming to Tulsa

Sixth annual Data Science and Al Conference coming to Tulsa

The sixth annual Data Science and Al Conference, sponsored by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, will be held Oct. 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Downtown DoubleTree Hotel in Tulsa.

OK-FIRE training workshops slated this fall

OK-FIRE training workshops slated this fall

Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension is hosting free workshops this fall to help those involved in wildland fire management learn more about OK-FIRE.

OSU-Tulsa faculty honored with teaching, research awards

OSU-Tulsa faculty honored with teaching, research awards

Dr. Raman P. Singh, associate dean for the OSU College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, and Dr. Hongyu Wang, professor of teaching, learning and educational sciences, were honored with OSU-Tulsa’s faculty service awards at a Welcome Back reception on Friday. The awards are OSU-Tulsa’s highest honors for faculty.

MAE assistant professor named Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor

MAE assistant professor named Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor

Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named Dr. Kurt Rouser, Lt. Col. (Ret.) USAF, their 2019 Outstanding Advisor.

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

Minority scholars program wins $3.9 million NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3.9 million grant to the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP), ensuring that the Oklahoma alliance will be able to continue its mission of preparing minority scholars to enter STEM fields and engage in research around the world.

Two members of OSU's Industrial Assessment Center receive awards

Two members of OSU's Industrial Assessment Center receive awards

One current and one former member of Oklahoma State University’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) are being recognized by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the 2019 IAC Student and Alumni awards.

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

OSU Center for Health Sciences to host first Project ECHO Summit in Oklahoma

The day long Project ECHO Summit is Thursday, Aug. 29 on the OSU-CHS campus

Library offers open textbook incentive

Library offers open textbook incentive

The University Libraries is offering Oklahoma State University faculty members the opportunity to save their students money — while making a little extra of their own.