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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2015

Saturday Enrollment Day offers special opportunity to enroll for spring

Andrew Lal learns about OSU-Tulsa during Academic Services’ Transfer Day on Tuesday.
Andrew Lal learns about OSU-Tulsa in Academic Services during Transfer Day on Tuesday

OSU-Tulsa will host a special Saturday Enrollment Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 9 to offer students an extra opportunity to enroll for the spring semester.

Current and prospective students will have the opportunity to complete the admissions and enrollment process as well as check on financial aid and purchase text books that day. Students also may enroll or meet with an academic counselor during regular business hours Monday-Friday at OSU-Tulsa Academic Services in North Hall 130.

The Student Information System (SIS) is available online to continuing students after meeting with an academic counselor. SIS is available 24 hours every Monday, 7 a.m. to midnight Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 7 a.m. to midnight on Sundays.

For additional information or to schedule an appointment with an academic counselor, contact Prospective Student Services by email or by calling 918-594-8355. For information on graduate programs, contact Graduate Student Services by email or by calling 918-594-8445. Spring classes being Jan. 11.

OSU-Tulsa’s Singh honored as Regents Professor


Raj Singh, Sc.D., head of the OSU School of Materials Science and Engineering, Williams Companies Distinguished Chair Professor and director of Energy Technologies programs, was honored recently as an OSU Regents Professor at the University Awards Convocation in Stillwater.

Singh joined OSU-Tulsa in 2012 after serving in several faculty positions at the University of Cincinnati. He spent more than 11 years at the General Electric Research and Development Center in Schenectady, N.Y. and six years at the Argonne National Laboratory.

Singh is widely published in academic journals and has received more than $14 million in research funding since beginning his academic career in 1991. Earlier this year, he was named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a highly prestigious distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in research. Read more.

Sugar Bowl packages available for OSU fans

Cheer for the OSU Cowboys as they take on the University of Mississippi in the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on New Year’s Day. This is OSU’s first Sugar Bowl appearance since 1946.

OSU has arranged special travel packages for students, alumni and fans through Sports and Entertainment Travel. A variety of arrangements are available, including deluxe air-inclusive packages, land-only packages and more.

For more details about package options or to book a plan online, visit the Oklahoma State Fan Travel website.

New search platform goes live on OSU-Tulsa Library website

The OSU-Tulsa Library website will offer a new online search tool, OneSearch, beginning tomorrow. The online platform is designed to increase students’ ability to locate library resources and information.

The new search system will expand access to a wider array of resources and relevant articles. It enables users to conduct more expansive searches, save and organize items found during a search session and set up alerts for new results.

The OneSearch discovery system is powered by software called Primo from major library vendor, Ex Libris. It is designed to search the library’s catalog, databases and e-resource subscriptions, making them all discoverable in one interface. Register for instruction and training, visit the OSU-Tulsa Library website or call 918-594-8137.

OSU in Tulsa Research Day to showcase students, faculty efforts

OSU-Tulsa students and faculty are invited to present research during the annual OSU in Tulsa Research Day on Feb. 18-19 at OSU Center for Health Sciences. Research Day coincides with 2016 Research Week at OSU-Stillwater.

Oral and poster abstracts must be submitted online by Wednesday, Jan. 18. Abstracts are limited to 300 words. Poster print requests must be submitted by Monday, Jan. 18. Registration is available online at the OSU in Tulsa Research Day website.

The Three-Minute Thesis competition is part of the research activities. Posters will be set up both days in Founders Hall. A complete schedule of events will be posted on the OSU in Tulsa Research Day website in the coming weeks. For more information, contact Amanda Benn at 918-561-1402.