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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

OSU-Tulsa awarded grant for nanodiamond research


An OSU-Tulsa researcher has been awarded a $90,000 grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology to investigate the use of nanoscale diamonds to enhance imaging of human and animal cells.

Dr. Nirmal Govindaraju, research assistant professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at OSU-Tulsa, was awarded the grant for his project, “Nanodiamond for Biological Imaging Applications.”

Govindaraju’s project is aimed at finding a chemically inert and thermally stable material capable of emitting light in different colors to improve biological imaging. He is one of 15 principal investigators who were recently awarded a total of $3.6 million by OCAST.

Cochran elected to Oklahoma Technology Association board


Larry Cochran, OSU-Tulsa faculty and instructional development administrator, was recently elected to a three-year term on the Oklahoma Technology Association Board of Directors.

The Oklahoma Technology Association provides leadership on the integration of technology into classrooms throughout Oklahoma, from elementary school through college. Cochran is one of three higher education representatives on the board.

Cochran is president emeritus of the Oklahoma Distance Learning Association, now known as the Oklahoma Digital Learning Alliance

Seminar examines alcohol use in sexual minority drinking environments


The OSU Center for Family Resilience will host “Biobehavioral Measurements of Alcohol Use in a Sexual Minority Drinking Environment: Implications for Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems” from 12:15-1:15 p.m. on Friday in North Hall 222 at OSU-Tulsa.

Julie M. Croff, Ph.D., assistant professor of health education and promotion at OSU-Stillwater, will conduct the presentation.

The seminar is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be provided.

OSU-Tulsa Subway offers online ordering

Subway Logo

Save time and skip the line by ordering your sandwich from OSU-Tulsa’s Subway online. The sandwich shop recently added online ordering as a new service for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.

To place your order, visit Subway.com and click the Order Online at the top of the page. Select Oklahoma and choose the 700 N. Greenwood Ave. store in Tulsa. You can also visit app.subway.com on your smartphone to download the Subway app.

Orders take approximately 15 minutes to prepare after they are received. When it’s ready, you can pick up your order by visiting Subway across from North Hall 130.  Subway is open from Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.