Jeanette Mendez has been a leader in Oklahoma State University’s College of Arts and Sciences since 2011, when she was named head of the Department of Political Science. She has also twice served as interim associate dean for research and facilities. Now she has been promoted to that position on a permanent basis.

Mendez officially became the first woman named an associate dean for CAS during the March 2 OSU/A&M Board of Regents meeting.

Read more ...

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.

Read more ...

Junior Sarah Oliver came to OSU knowing exactly what she wanted to do when she arrived in Stillwater. She jumped right into her biochemistry major and never looked back.

“I had some really great teachers in high school, and I got excited about it,” said Oliver, who was recently announced as one of 194 national finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. “During my time here, I have been able to see how it applies to research.”

Read more ...

For the fourth consecutive year, Oklahoma State University is hosting a Summer Art Academy for students between the ages of 13 and 18. The Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History has put together a schedule that allows participants to attend classes under the guidance of master instructors.

Read more ...

Critically-acclaimed author and human and civil rights advocate Carol Anderson will speak at Oklahoma State University’s Student Union Theater on Tuesday, April 3, at 7 p.m.  Her 2016 book “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of America’s Racial Divide,” was a New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award Winner.  The talk is free and open to the public.

Read more ...

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.”

Read more ...