STILLWATER, Oklahoma – The Oklahoma State Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) held a programming competition on Oct. 4, with 53 participants all vying for prizes provided by Paycom, who sponsored the event.
Tickets are on sale for the OSU Department of Theatre’s Main Stage production of “The Birds,” from a short story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller as well as playwright Conor McPherson’s version, which will be featured Oct. 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the Vivia Locke Theatre at the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. Season tickets are still available along with single ticket purchases, the program is not recommended for children because of its strong language and adult themes.
One of Oklahoma State University’s primary traits is the cultivation of a friendly campus that helps students feel as if they are part of a family. For many, family includes pets. Through a cross-campus, collaborative effort, Pete’s Pet Posse (P3, for short) was established in Fall 2013 to introduce pet therapy dogs in hopes of making the OSU campus feel even more like home.
Five high energy physicists from the Oklahoma State University Department of Physics have secured a major grant from the U.S. Department of Energy worth $1.266 million to conduct fundamental research in elementary particle physics. The grant, which is spread over three years, will support research in experimental particle physics led by Drs. Flera Rizatdinova, Alexander Khanov and Joseph Haley as well as theoretical physics research led by Drs. Satya Nandi and Kaladi Babu.
Philanthropists Michael and Anne Greenwood have made a generous gift to name the new home for the university’s music education programs at Oklahoma State University. In honor of the significant gift, the building will be named the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music. The Greenwoods were recognized for their gift Sunday during a Friends of Music benefit event at the OSU Botanic Garden.
The Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences recognized three Hall of Fame honorees at a private banquet on Friday, Sept. 22 inside the Wes Watkins Center. Tom Daxon, the youngest person ever to win statewide office in Oklahoma, Anita Hill, who is widely respected for her professional and civic contributions to civil rights issues, and Gaute Vik, executive chairman of the world’s largest telecom consultancy company, make up the 2017 Hall of Fame Class.
OSU Astronomer Dr. Peter Shull shares best practices for viewing Monday's ecplise in this video.