Dr. Jack C. Pashin, professor and Devon Energy Chair of Basin Research in the Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University, received the Geological Society of America’s highest honor at a ceremony in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Pashin was presented with the Gilbert H. Cady Award, which recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of coal geology.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) has awarded Dr. Larry L. Mullins, with Oklahoma State University, a $3 million grant to conduct research that could offer parents more help soon after they learn their child has cancer.
Fifteen Oklahoma State University undergraduate students will receive $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research in a university lab as 2014-15 Niblack Research Scholars. The annual program is funded by OSU alumnus John Niblack, who wants to give the students an early chance to do real scientific research that goes beyond book study or the routine lab experience.