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OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Academic counselor to be published in literary journal for veterans


OSU-Tulsa academic counselor Crisann Hanes has transformed her U.S. military experiences into poetry and it has drawn accolades.

Hanes, a U.S. Marine veteran, will have a poem published in the February edition of O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of the Veterans Writing Project in Washington, D.C. The poem, “Weekends at the Post Office,” addresses the experiences of a relationship during deployment.

She also was invited by the publication’s editorial board to participate in a reading of her work at a special event honoring women veterans in the nation’s capital. The reading will be hosted by The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more.

OSU in Tulsa Research Day abstracts due next week

OSU-Tulsa doctoral student Parvaneh Rouhani presented a research poster on nanodiamonds at last year’s OSU in Tulsa Research Day.
OSU-Tulsa doctoral student Parvaneh Rouhani presented a research poster on nanodiamonds at last year’s OSU in Tulsa Research Day.

The deadline for 2016 OSU in Tulsa Research Day abstracts is Wednesday. Abstracts may be submitted online at the event website.

Students and faculty at OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS are invited to present their research projects during the annual event on Feb. 18-19. OSU in Tulsa Research Day coincides with Research Week in Stillwater.

For additional information, email Amanda Benn, health care administration program manager and Research Day organizer.

CFR researcher named speaker on Research Week panel


Ron Cox, Ph.D., associate director of engagement for the Center for Family Resilience at OSU-Tulsa and assistant professor of human development and family science, will participate in a Research Week panel discussion at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19 at the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center in Stillwater.

Cox is one of four panelists who will examine community-engaged research in the areas of humanity, drug use, education, health and water conservation.

The event is part of the VPR Panel Series during Research Week 2016 on Feb. 15-19 at OSU-Stillwater. For additional information about Research Week 2016, visit the OSU website.

OSU-Tulsa to recognize Dating Violence Awareness Week

Students, faculty and staff are invited to wear orange on Tuesday to promote respect and healthy relationships during Dating Violence Awareness Week.

Dating abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. Types of abuse include physical, digital, financial, sexual, emotional and verbal.

Anyone who is experiencing dating abuse may reach out and get support from a faculty member, a counselor or by visiting the 1 is 2 Many website.