Iris Owens, a senior at Oklahoma State University, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany for the 2018-2019 academic year. The prestigious program places recent college graduates in schools around the world to act as ambassadors for the United States, while improving foreign students’ English language abilities and teaching them about American culture.

fohlaren1Shortly after 7 am on Saturday, September 3, 2016, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Pawnee. While only injuring one, the temblor registered as the strongest quake in Oklahoma state history, and tied for the strongest quake registered in the continental U.S. outside of the Western region.

The occurrence of such a powerful earthquake also provided an OSU research team, led by recent Master’s recipient Folarin Kolawole, a unique opportunity to chart how the earth is susceptible to change under the stress of seismic events.

GardnerDr. Ryan Gardner, music professor of trumpet at Oklahoma State University, continues to add to the department’s list of honors with his election to the board of directors for the International Trumpet Guild (ITG).

The nationally-recognized Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale will present “Compassion’s Door” featuring works from classical to modern that convey three center posts: love, silence and the perpetual, on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Seretean Center Concert Hall.

Morrill Hall, the present-day home to the OSU English Department, is one of the oldest buildings still standing on the OSU-Stillwater campus. However, looking at the magnificent architecture of the building’s construction, the casual observer might be oblivious of the obstacles that had to be overcome in order to ensure the construction and maintenance of the building. Meeting the challenges of Morrill Hall would affect and guide the history of the campus that would eventually become Oklahoma State University. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ted Vestal, professor emeritus of political science at Oklahoma State University, received the Knight Grand Cross of the Imperial Order of the Star of Honor of Ethiopia on March 3 at the Victory of Adwa Dinner. The honor is one of the highest Ethiopian rankings and included the formality of a dubbing with Imperial Court Sword on both shoulders by His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie and the courtesy of being referred to as “Your Excellency.”

frog research 006The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year, $393,000 grant to Dr. Daniel Moen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oklahoma State University, to support an international, large-scale study on the importance many factors have on the evolution of habitat change in frogs and toads.  Additionally, the project will support training of undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers in a diversity of subjects and will include a summer research program for undergraduates at OSU.