Heidi Hoffer, a professor in OSU's Department of Theatre, spent time in Islamabad, Pakistan, with Theatre Wallay learning the ways of the Pakastani theatre and assisting them in bringing technology to the theatre in the form of design expertise and lighting systems. Hoffer recently returned from her trip and answered a few questions about her experience:

Before the curtain opens for any theatre production, many people are behind the scenes making sure the operation can run smoothly from start to finish.

 

Oklahoma State University English professor Dr. Elizabeth Grubgeld is one of a group of researchers from Germany and the United States who will be engaging at a seminar in Germany as part of the PathoGraphics Project, which encourages researchers to examine the intersection of medicine and humanities by analyzing the way people represent their illness and disabilities through literature and comics.

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.

For many students, writing a collegiate-level paper may be a daunting task, but the OSU Writing Center consultants and staff have created a writing resource for students that has grown in popularity over the last five years.