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 •  January 13

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, along with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), teamed up to teach college professors about process safety best practices so they can in turn better prepare their students for entering the chemical and refining industries. Oklahoma State...

Oklahoma State University

 •  December 14, 2017

OSU’s Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering partnered with Fire Service Training to build a 60-foot demonstration trailer to give proper training on grain bin safety. “If you’re buried to your knees you cannot get yourself out. The physical properties of grain are like none other,” said Carol Jones. It is a typical day on the farm...

Oklahoma State University

 •  December 11, 2017

HELENA, Montana — Ponderosa pine and pinyon forests in the American West will die at an increasing rate as the world grows warmer, becoming less and less resilient when they are weakened by higher temperatures, according to new projections. Although these forests now withstand short droughts, warming temperatures increasingly stress the forests,...

Oklahoma State University

 •  December 8, 2017

Forget about today’s modest incremental advances in artificial intelligence, such as the increasing abilities of cars to drive themselves. Waiting in the wings might be a groundbreaking development: a machine that is aware of itself and its surroundings, and that could take in and process massive amounts of data in real time. It could be sent on...

Oklahoma State University

 •  December 6, 2017

There’s plenty of joy to go around at Stillwater’s Winter Wonderland this holiday season with fun activities for the whole family, including ice-skating, carriage rides, Santa’s workshop and more downtown, at 224 W. 9th Ave., through Jan. 7, 2018. Cristy Morrison, CEO of Visit Stillwater, works with her team to provide outstanding events and...

Oklahoma State University

 •  November 16, 2017

STILLWATER — Abundant standing forage in state pastures may help cattle producers reduce hay needs and moderate cow costs this winter. Abundant forage providing flexibility to Oklahoma cattle producers Wheat pasture may have lagged this year but cattle will soon be feasting on the nutritious staple. (Open Access Photo) “This year it is quite common...

Oklahoma State University

 •  November 6, 2017

New research from Robert Larzelere and Sada Knowles from Oklahoma State University has found there is a ‘best practice’ when it comes to ensuring you don’t release terrifying monster-children into the world. The study titled Toddlers Need Both Positive Parenting and Consistent Consequences From Mothers, broke parenting styles into two varieties –...

Oklahoma State University

 •  November 3, 2017

After doing the job they were brought here to do, thousands of multicolored Asian lady beetles are now just looking for a warm place to spend the winter and are invading Oklahoma homes and business by the bucket load — or rather, vacuum cleaner bag load. “Apparently we are now at the height of the season,” said Eric Rebek, Oklahoma State University...

Oklahoma State University

 •  October 24, 2017

Oklahoma State University Facilities Management and the OSU Department of Wellness have collaborated to implement a program called Work Readiness, which involves stretch training to improve employees’ safety and wellness. Facilities management has one of the largest staffs at OSU with 35 shops under six departments. For most of its employees, the...

Oklahoma State University

 •  September 22, 2017

The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) has selected Oklahoma State University doctoral student Angela McDonnell as the 2017 recipient of the George R. Cooley Award, considered one of the most prestigious early-career honors offered in the field of plant sciences. The award, named after a successful banker who was interested in plants and...