AAA partners with Oklahoma State University for Hack Day


Oklahoma State University students and employees are invited to participate in OSU’s first 24-hour mobile application contest Feb. 21-22 in the OSU Student Union. AAA Oklahoma; AAA Club Partners (ACP); and Cowboy Technologies are teaming up with the App Center at OSU to sponsor the competition.
Hack Day encourages students and employees to showcase...

OSU offers first infrared structural biology workshop


OSU offers first infrared structural biology workshopOklahoma State University hosted the first Oklahoma Infrared Structural Biology Workshop at the Henry Bellmon Research Center July 29 to August 2.
Infrared structural biology is a powerful emerging technology that enables unique and sensitive detections of dynamic structural motions in proteins.  It allows scientists to "see" proteins in...

102 selected for FIT program at OSU


Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has selected 102 incoming freshmen from 19 states to participate in the Freshmen in Transition (FIT) program for the 2014-2015 school year.

FIT is a residential living-learning community where students live in a suite-style dorm alongside other freshmen enrolled in...

A more holistic approach to animal research needed


For whatever reason, the vast majority of animal research has been conducted during a certain season – breeding season. To bring this to light, Scott Loss, assistant professor in Oklahoma State University’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, teamed up with Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists.

“The breeding s...

Cow-calf producers should register now to attend Sept. 17-18 beef symposium...


“It’s a great opportunity to interact with and ask questions of some of the region’s top experts in the field about new research findings that target improvements relative to beef-cow efficiency and profitability in intensive and semi-confined production systems,” said Dave Lalman, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension beef cattle special...

Bill Nye The Science Guy visits Oklahoma State University


Bill Nye The Science Guy visits Oklahoma State UniversityOSU Speaker’s Board presents Bill Nye at Gallagher-Iba Arena

Bill Nye, a pop culture science icon, is traveling to Stillwater Feb. 20 to encourage his audience to change the world.
Nye is a comedian, mechanical engineer and author who wants everyone to know and appreciate the passion, beauty and joy of science. He is most famous for his hit...

OSU trumpet ensemble wins first place in national competition


OSU trumpet ensemble wins first place in national competitionThe Oklahoma State University Trumpet Ensemble Orange outperformed 27 other talented ensembles in the semi-finals to win first place in the National Trumpet Competition held last weekend in Harrisburg, Penn.
The win is especially impressive considering that the members of the OSU ensemble are all undergraduate students who competed against...

Brock Prize Symposium Set for March 14 in Oklahoma City


he 2013 Brock Prize Symposium is set for Thursday, March 14, on the campus of Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City and will feature Dave Levin, co-founder of KIPP, or the Knowledge is Power Program, a nationwide network of schools that serve low-income children.
Levin, along with KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg, received the 2013 Brock...

Fresher, tastier choices coming to school cafeterias this fall


This summer, approximately 400 school nutrition professionals from about 80 schools took advantage of regional training sessions offered at six sites statewide as part of the Cooking for Kids culinary training program.

“School meals have trended like our home meals with more fast food and convenience foods. Not only have our households lost cooking...

Starting to recover from a flood


“Of course, a flood is dangerous while it’s occurring, but after the initial event, there are still plenty of hazards that can cause serious injury,” said Gina Peek, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension housing and consumer specialist.

Since roads may be closed or damaged, be cautious when walking or driving in affected areas.

“Roads may b...

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