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OSU Research Week

Celebrating OSU Researchers Who Change the World

Celebrate the breadth of OSU research and scholarly activity during Research Week 2016

(STILLWATER, Okla., January 9, 2016) – Oklahoma State University celebrates scientific discovery and scholarly activity Feb. 15-19 during Research Week 2016. Join OSU faculty and students representing the breadth of research activity at OSU for a week of events highlighting the impact of research that reaches far beyond the Oklahoma State campus.

OSU Vice President for Research Kenneth Sewell will introduce a series of faculty discussions to provide an overview of the amazing array of research and scholarship representing a wide variety of disciplines. Each of the four VPR Panel Series discussions focuses on OSU multidisciplinary research strengths. All panels takes place at 10 am in the Jones Conference Room of the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center.

  • Kickoff Panel moderated and hosted by Sewell, who will address “The Importance of Research Breadth at OSU”:  Monday, Feb. 15.
  • Powering Oklahoma and the Nation – A report from researchers at the nexus of energy, food and water:  Wednesday, Feb. 17
  • OneHealth – A focus on an integrated approach to healthy people, healthy animals, and a healthy planet:  Thursday, Feb. 18
  • Community-Engaged Research – Highlights OSU research that creates unique collaborations between researchers and communities to address societal problems:  Friday, Feb. 19

Other events include:

  • The Women’s Faculty Council Lecture:  Monday, Feb. 15
  • The Kamm Lecture in Higher Education:  Tuesday, Feb. 16
  • Science Café OSU program on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine:  Tuesday, Feb. 16
  • The 27th annual OSU Research Symposium featuring undergraduate and graduate students presenting research from across a spectrum of disciplines:  Feb. 15-16
  • OSU in Tulsa Research Days:  Feb. 18-19
  • OSU Theatre Department production of Almost, Maine, Feb. 18-21

Research Week features speakers, symposiums, musical and theater performances and presentations that provide a comprehensive look at research and scholarly activity central to OSU’s mission. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit

CONTACT: Jeff Joiner | Research Communications | 405-744-5827 |

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU has more than 36,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, Oklahoma State has graduated more than 260,000 students who have been serving Oklahoma and the world for 125 years.