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Shape the Future

Engage with the global research community in CAS, collaborating across our campuses and around the world. Advance knowledge to solve problems and inform policy. Uncover the paths of human development. Explore diverse cultures and elevate creative expression.


Student Research

Capitalize on your daily exposure to the innovative and creative faculty in CAS. Stand at the forefront of scientific advancement. Apply novel approaches to analyze complex behaviors. Expand inquiry into the art of human experience. Engage in ground-breaking research supported by top agencies like the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and National Institutes of Health.

3-Minute Thesis

Promote Your Research
CAS hosts the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition for undergraduate students. The Graduate College produces 3MT events for graduate students. These competitions—complete with cash prizes—allows CAS students to display their hard work, gain confidence and practice communicating their findings to a general audience.

Active Research in CAS

Recognizing Research from the 3 Pillars in CAS: Math and Sciences – Social Sciences – Arts and Humanities

Black writers, geography and the English professor connecting the dots between them

For his recently published book, English professor Dr. William Decker merged his American Studies expertise with geography to provide unique insights into the works of prominent Black writers.

NIH awards $1.7M to microbiology research team headed by Dr. Matthew Cabeen

The National Institutes of Health accepted the grant proposal of Microbiology's Dr. Matthew Cabeen and awarded his research team $1.7 million over five years to study how a bacterium senses and responds to stress.

American Indian psychology program wins renewed $1.2 million grant

The renewal of a five-year $1.2 million federal grant means more American Indian students at Oklahoma State University will have the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees in the mental health field.

Faculty Scholar Spotlights

Discover research and outreach efforts from CAS
With hundreds of outstanding faculty and staff members across 24 departments, the College of Arts and Sciences is teeming with talent that deserves a closer look. Here you'll find just a sample of their many success stories with an archive of bios featuring scholars in fields from Art to Zoology.
Faculty Resources Research Support Staff Proposal Development Research Compliance

Centers and Facilities 

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