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Mon, February 20 2017 - 10:00 am
416 Student Union, Case Study 2

Microbiome refers to the collection of genomes of microbes in a system.  Commonly, we refer to these systems as the “human microbiome” or the “gut microbiome”.  Many of these microbes positively affect health, including the development of the body’s immune system and the ability to detect and fight infections. An example is the use of “probiotics” as dietary supplements for people and animals. Research efforts across OSU departments and colleges have laid the foundation for the expansion of...

Mon, February 20 2017 - 12:00 pm
Venture 1 Bldg., 1110 S. Innovation Way, Suite 104

Open house for researchers and the public to learn about avail- able microscopy facilities and services.

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Mon, February 20 2017 - 1:00 pm
112A Morrill Hall

Presentation will outline the general goals and procedures of the collection, preservation, and interpretation of dialect data from Oklahoma. Includes a brief demonstration of the interview procedures, and selected details of RODEO findings to date, particularly of the phonological (pronunciation) varieties in the state. Data regarding the language attitudes of Oklahoma residents to local varieties will also be presented.

Mon, February 20 2017 - 2:30 pm
209 Wes Watkins Center

Increasingly researchers at Oklahoma State University are look- ing for ways to deliver their research via mobile devices including mobile apps and connected devices. To nurture the development of mobile apps and Internet of Things (IoTs), the From Lab to Mobile Meet-up series connect researchers across disciplines to encourage collaboration and cross disciplinary research.

Our guest speaker for the Research Week meetup is OSU Alumnus, and Fossil Group’s Senior Vice President &...

Mon, February 20 2017 - 3:30 pm
Student Union Art Gallery (basement level)

The closing reception for an OSU science-related art exhibition featuring oil paintings based on scanning electron microscope images.

Mon, February 20 2017 - 3:30 pm
Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

The Great War and Its Legacy: 1914-1918 - They Are Fighting for Humanity: Native American People at Home and Abroad in World War I
by Douglas K. Miller

Dr. Douglas K. Miller, OSU assistant professor of Native American and US history, will examine the impact that the United States’ entry into the Great War had on Native American society.

Mon, February 20 2017 - 5:30 pm
Student Union, Sequoyah Room

Reception and Research Presentations

School of Media and Communications professors will share research from their recently published books.

Director Craig Freeman will present work from his co-authored book, Misreading the Bill of Rights: Top Ten Myths Concerning Your Rights and Liberties.

Dr. Jami Fullerton, Professor and Endowed Chair in Strategic Communications, will present work from her co-edited book, Shaping International Public Opinion: A Model for Nation...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 8:15 am
201 Food and Agricultural Products Center

Keynote by Dr. Randall K. Phebus
Validation and Prevention of Multi-syllable Germs in Meat, Produce, Baking and Pet Food Industries

The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center (FAPC) and the Institute of Food Technologists-Oklahoma section will hold its annual Research Symposium on February 16 in the Food and Agricultural Products Center.  The symposium will include oral and poster presentations of research conducted at the FAPC and OSU with a keynote address by Dr....

Tue, February 21 2017 - 10:30 am
010 Willard

Educating the Citizen Professional: Higher Education and the Future of Civic Leadership
by Dr. Harry Boyte

The OSU College of Education is hosting the 2017 Robert B. Kamm Lecture in Higher Education, which serves as a policy- impacting lecture that brings higher education and private and public sector leaders together to examine critical issues that will shape the future of Oklahoma and the state’s higher education. Boyte is an architect of the Center for Democracy and Citizen...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 11:00 am
Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room, Edmon Low Library

The OSU Library honors OSU employees and students who have authored, co-authored or edited a book or published a creative work such as musical composition, art exhibit catalog, or audio recording in the past two years. The event Celebrating Books by OSU Authors recognizes these individuals and encourages dialogue and ensures these works are available to the university community by being added to the OSU Library’s collection. 11 AM to 1 PM, the Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room, Edmon Low...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 11:00 am
McElroy Hall Auditorium, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Understanding how chemicals move through and are modified in the environment, how they are taken up into organisms to influence biology and ecology, and how they may be detected/ quantified in environmental or biological samples, requires expertise in chemical, physical and life science disciplines. The Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program at Oklahoma State University was developed to bring expertise from agriculture, engineering, human and veterinary medicine, forensic science, and...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 1:00 pm
101 Legacy, Wes Watkins Center

The Department of Animal Science holds the annual Whiteman Competition for Outstanding Oral Presentation of a Scientific Paper in conjunction with the OSU Research Week. The award was named for Dr. Joe Whiteman following his retirement from OSU in 1983. The award was established to “encourage clarity and excellence in the manner of reporting results of thesis research”.

Tue, February 21 2017 - 1:00 pm
416 Student Union, Case Study 2

Protecting people and property is an important focus of research and outreach at Oklahoma State University.  Homeowners and their families, industries and their employees as well as those who would protect them in the event of an emergency are all part of the regulation-intensive and practice-oriented research landscape, and represents an area of interdisciplinary research strength at OSU.

Moderated by Dr. Chuck Bunting, Associate Dean for Research, and Ed Kirtley, Assistant Dean of...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 2:00 pm
108 Wes Watkins Center

A lecture on Iranian cultural heritage will be delivered by Dr. Kirill Nourzhanov, deputy director and convenor of Ph.D. studies at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University. Iranian culture is a key element of the social and political history of Central Asia. Terms such as ‘Persianite societies’ or ‘Turko-Persian oecumene’ are commonly used by schol- ars examining the region from ancient times to the colonial period. The lecture will canvass the...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 3:00 pm
126 ITLE

Panelists include:

Dr. Pamela Fry, Associate Provost, Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education, and Professor in the College of Education

Dr. Sheryl Tucker, Graduate College Dean and Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Brenda Smith, John and Sue Taylor Professor and Regents Professor of Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Sciences

Dr. Jean Van Delinder (facilitator), Associate Dean of the Graduate College and Professor of...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 3:45 pm
McElroy Hall Auditorium, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Environmental Justice and the Flint Water Crisis
By Dr. Paul Mohai, professor in the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan

Focusing on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Mohai’s talk will address the role that environmental factors play in accounting for racial and socioeconomic health disparities. His research focuses on environmental justice, public opinion and the environment, and influences on environmental policy making. He is co-...

Tue, February 21 2017 - 6:30 pm
Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

Microbial CSI: Forensic Microbiology for Crimes in Food and Agriculture
by Dr. Kitty Cardwell

Cardwell is director for the National Institute for Microbial Forensics and Food and Agriculture Biosecurity at Oklahoma State University, and professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. She will offer a broad perspective of cutting-edge food and animal science. Her extensive background in food and agriculture includes fifteen years as a national program leader and...

Wed, February 22 2017 - 9:00 am
Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

Insert Tech Here: A Panel and Open House on Inserting Tech in Your Research

A faculty panel will discuss using technology like data visualization, virtual reality, and more in their research. The Library will offer an open house for guests to explore the new technology-rich spaces in the Edmon Low Library. 9 AM - 10:30 AM, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Edmon Low Library

Wed, February 22 2017 - 10:00 am
416 Student Union, Case Study 2

Early life experiences have profound effects on development. Family and social environments in which children are deprived of basic needs or threatened with harm have long-term negative effects on cognition, emotion regulation, social connections, chronic physical and mental health, and premature mortality.  These Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the mechanisms through which they exert lifelong effects on health and functioning is the focus of the newly funded Center for Integrative...

Wed, February 22 2017 - 10:00 am
408 Student Union, Case Study 1

Intro to the Center for Health System Innovation and Data-Cleaning & Analysis Workshop on EHR Health Data

Rich health data created via electronic health record (EHR) systems is stimulating the rapid development of EHR-based health research and tools to enhance care delivery and practice. Learn about CHSI and opportunities to work with this data. We will also present a workshop to go over data cleaning and basic analytical techniques on the Cerner Health Facts data warehouse, which...

Wed, February 22 2017 - 12:00 pm
Sequoyah Room (Room 280) Student Union

What Every Researcher Needs to Know about Interacting with Sovereign Tribal Nation IRB
by Dr. Sohail Khan

Dr. Sohail Khan, director of Health Research and co-chair of the Cherokee Nation Institutional Review Board will discuss how researchers interested in human subject research involving Native Americans should approach Sovereign Tribal Nations.

Register by February 14 at https://sovnationcenter...

Wed, February 22 2017 - 12:15 pm
259 McElroy Hall

Impact of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Strain Variation on Infection Outcome
by Dr. Padmini Salgame

The seminar features Dr. Padmini Salgame, professor and director of the Graduate Medical Research Program, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University. 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, 259 McElroy Hall

Wed, February 22 2017 - 2:00 pm, Wed, February 22 2017 - 7:00 pm
Student Union Theater

A performance in character by Susan Marie Frontczak

Marie Curie’s discovery of radioactivity revolutionized our world. Curie lived a century ago in a time when no one expected a woman to study science. Curie was the first woman in France to receive a doctorate in the sciences, the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, the first person to receive a second Nobel Prize (a feat not to be repeated for more than 50 years), and the first woman to teach at the University of Paris (“the...

Wed, February 22 2017 - 2:30 pm
Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library
Wed, February 22 2017 - 2:30 pm
Jorns Hall, Human Sciences
Wed, February 22 2017 - 3:00 pm
102 Advanced Technology Research Center
Wed, February 22 2017 - 6:00 pm
101 Agriculture Hall
Wed, February 22 2017 - 2:00 pm, Wed, February 22 2017 - 7:00 pm
Student Union Theater

A performance in character by Susan Marie Frontczak

Marie Curie’s discovery of radioactivity revolutionized our world. Curie lived a century ago in a time when no one expected a woman to study science. Curie was the first woman in France to receive a doctorate in the sciences, the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, the first person to receive a second Nobel Prize (a feat not to be repeated for more than 50 years), and the first woman to teach at the University of Paris (“the...

Thu, February 23 2017 - 9:00 am
408 Student Union, Case Study 1

The Sociology Research Symposium, sponsored by the Sociology Graduate Student Association (SGSA), is an opportunity for students to present sociological research projects. The Bradford Gray Lecture by Dr. Paul Mohai will serve as the symposium’s keynote lecture. All presentations are free and open to the public.

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 408 Student Union, Case Study 1

Thu, February 23 2017 - 10:00 am
010 Willard Hall

Literacy and Youth Coulture in the 21st Century
by Dr. Antero Garcia

Dr. Antero Garcia, an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, was an English teacher at a public high school in south central Los Angeles before completing his Ph.D. Through work focused on increasing equitable teaching and learning opportunities for urban youth, Antero co-designed the Critical Design and Gaming School – a public high school currently open in south central...

Thu, February 23 2017 - 10:00 am
435 Spears School of Business
Thu, February 23 2017 - 12:00 pm
D207, CHS

OSU in Tulsa Research Days is a chance for students and faculty to celebrate the diversity of research activity taking place at CHS. Events begin Thursday afternoon with a Three Minute Thesis Competition followed by oral research presentations.

Thu, February 23 2017 - 12:30 pm
102G, Event Room, Edmon Low Library

Advanced Digital Services at OSU
by Dr. Dana Brunson, associate vice president for cyberinfrastructure, and Cinthya Ippoliti, associate dean, OSU Library

Oklahoma State University’s Coalition for Advancing Digital Research & Education (CADRE) is a collaborative, campus-wide initiative jointly led by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the OSU Library that provides researchers with assistance in all aspects of computational and data-intensive research. This one-...

Thu, February 23 2017 - 1:00 pm
412 Student Union

From Research to Market - How OSU is Leading the Way to Technology Commercialization

A panel will discuss how the Office of the Vice President for Re- search, the OSU Research Foundation, the Technology Develop- ment Center, the School of Entrepreneurship at Spears School of Business, and the I-Corps Site program all work together to further technology commercialization efforts at OSU.

1:00 PM, 412 Student Union Council Room

Thu, February 23 2017 - 2:00 pm
D207, CHS

OSU in Tulsa Research Days is a chance for students and faculty to celebrate the diversity of research activity taking place at CHS. Events begin Thursday afternoon with a Three Minute Thesis Competition followed by oral research presentations.

1:00 - 4:30 PM

Thu, February 23 2017 - 3:00 pm
270 Student Union, French Lounge
Thu, February 23 2017 - 3:00 pm
265 Student Union, Ballroom Foyer
Thu, February 23 2017 - 3:30 pm
Willard Hall Anderson Family Living Room
Thu, February 23 2017 - 4:00 pm
Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

Fracking and Human Trafficking: Neoliberal Sacrifice Zones and What We Can Do about the Commodification of Everything
by Dr. Melissa Farley

The lecture will be presented by Dr. Melissa Farley, a clinical psychologist, researcher, and founder of the organization Prostitution Research and Education in San Francisco.

4:00 PM, Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

Thu, February 23 2017 - 4:00 pm
Student Union Ballroom

A special reception hosted by Vice President for Research Dr. Kenneth Sewell will recognize OSU scientists and scholars. The Researchers’ Reception will shine a spotlight on OSU’s breadth of talent across disciplines that is bringing prominence to the university’s research enterprise. Attend this special event and enjoy meeting and socializing with fellow faculty.

The event is by invitation only.

4:00 PM, Student Union Ballroom

Thu, February 23 2017 - 6:00 pm
101 McElroy Hall, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Thu, February 23 2017 - 7:30 pm, Fri, February 24 2017 - 7:30 pm
Vivia Locke Theatre

Shipwrecked!
by Donald Margulies

The OSU Theatre Department presents Shipwrecked by Donald Margulies February 23-25 at 7:30 PM and February 26 at 2:30 PM in the Vivia Locke Theatre in the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. In the comedy, Louis de Rougemont tells his amazing story of bravery, survival, and celebrity set on the high seas. For more information visit theatre.okstate.edu/.

Fri, February 24 2017 - 8:30 am
Founders Hall

Friday’s events at the OSU-Center for Health Sciences begin with research poster presentations in Founders Hall followed by the keynote address.

8:30 - 9:30 AM - Undergradaute and High School Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Residents Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Keynote Address, D107, CHS

1:30 - 3:00 PM -  Graduate Student Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Medical Student Poster Judging,...

Fri, February 24 2017 - 9:30 am
435 Business

Dr. Keith Hmieleski will give a research talk and be presented with the Riata Researcher Award

Fri, February 24 2017 - 10:00 am
Founders Hall

Friday’s events at the OSU-Center for Health Sciences begin with research poster presentations in Founders Hall followed by the keynote address.

8:30 - 9:30 AM - Undergradaute and High School Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Residents Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Keynote Address, D107, CHS

1:30 - 3:00 PM -  Graduate Student Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Medical Student Poster Judging,...

Fri, February 24 2017 - 12:00 pm
D107, CHS

Keynote address
by Dr. William D. Paiva, Executive Director, Center for Health Systems Innovation

Friday’s events at the OSU-Center for Health Sciences begin with research poster presentations in Founders Hall followed by the keynote address.

8:30 - 9:30 AM - Undergradaute and High School Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Residents Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Keynote Address, D107, CHS

1:30 - 3:00 PM -  ...

Fri, February 24 2017 - 12:00 pm
Michael Morgan Accelerator Building, 1201 S. Innovation Way

This one-hour lunch and learn event will provide information about the OSU I-Corps Site Program and how to compete for a national NSF I-Corps Grant for $50,000 toward commercialization of a research, an invention, or technology.

12 - 1 PM, Michael Morgan Accelerator Building, 1201 S. Innovation Way.

Fri, February 24 2017 - 1:00 pm
108 Math Sciences

Includes discussion about the fundamentals of R and two impor- tant packages (dplyr and ggvis) used in of data mining. Register - bit.ly/CHSIRDataWorkshop.

1:00 - 5:00 PM, 108 Math Sciences

Fri, February 24 2017 - 1:30 pm
Founders Hall

Friday’s events at the OSU-Center for Health Sciences begin with research poster presentations in Founders Hall followed by the keynote address.

8:30 - 9:30 AM - Undergradaute and High School Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Residents Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Keynote Address, D107, CHS

1:30 - 3:00 PM -  Graduate Student Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Medical Student Poster Judging,...

Fri, February 24 2017 - 2:30 pm
126 Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Fri, February 24 2017 - 4:30 pm
Founders Hall

Friday’s events at the OSU-Center for Health Sciences begin with research poster presentations in Founders Hall followed by the keynote address.

8:30 - 9:30 AM - Undergradaute and High School Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Residents Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Keynote Address, D107, CHS

1:30 - 3:00 PM -  Graduate Student Poster Judging, Founders Hall, CHS

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Medical Student Poster Judging,...

Thu, February 23 2017 - 7:30 pm, Fri, February 24 2017 - 7:30 pm
Vivia Locke Theatre

Shipwrecked!
by Donald Margulies

The OSU Theatre Department presents Shipwrecked by Donald Margulies February 23-25 at 7:30 PM and February 26 at 2:30 PM in the Vivia Locke Theatre in the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. In the comedy, Louis de Rougemont tells his amazing story of bravery, survival, and celebrity set on the high seas. For more information visit theatre.okstate.edu/.