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The Current: OSU-Tulsa News

Thursday, feb. 25, 2016

OSU-Tulsa Graduation Fair helps prepare for commencement

OSU-Tulsa 2015 graduates adjust their caps and gowns in preparation for last year's graduation ceremony.

OSU-Tulsa students can start preparing for the 2016 commencement ceremony at the OSU-Tulsa Graduation Fair from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22 in the North Hall Lobby.

Representatives will be available to help students check their graduation status, complete reservations for the ceremony and purchase caps, gowns, personalized announcements, class rings and diploma frames and more.

OSU-Tulsa Career Services will be on hand to offer job search advice and the OSU Alumni Association will answer questions about membership benefits. Students also will have the opportunity to visit with Graduate Student Services about graduate degree programs and may register to win door prizes. The OSU-Tulsa graduation ceremony is set for Monday, May 9 at The Pavilion at Expo Square. Visit the OSU-Tulsa Graduation website for more information.

Applications open for college researchers in materials science

OSU-Tulsa is accepting applications from undergraduate college students interested in materials science and engineering to participate in a special nine-week interdisciplinary research program this summer.

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program runs from May 31 to July 31.The program is open to undergraduate college students currently enrolled at an accredited institution and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program will engage scholars in research in materials processing, energy storage and energy generation, biomaterials, combustion and aerospace. Scholars will undergo professional development in communication skills, learn how to prepare for graduate school and careers and interact with local industry partners engaged in materials research. For more information or to apply visit the application website. Students with a major in engineering or science will be given preference. Read more.

OSU in Tulsa Research Day highlights student, faculty projects

About 80 research posters were presented during the OSU in Tulsa Research Day event last Thursday and Friday at OSU-CHS.
About 80 research posters were presented during the OSU in Tulsa Research Day event last Thursday and Friday at OSU-CHS.

The 2016 OSU in Tulsa Research Day showcased the variety of student and faculty research taking place at OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS, breaking last year’s record number of entries since the event began in 2011.

This year’s Research Day, hosted at OSU-CHS, broke last year’s record number of poster and oral presentations – with about 80 posters and 11 oral presentations, said event coordinator Amanda Benn, program manager for health care administration.

The annual two-day event highlighted the variety of research taking place at OSU-Tulsa and OSU-CHS. It featured oral research presentations, a research poster contest and a Three-Minute Thesis competition. To see the full list of Research Day winners, visit the OSU in Tulsa Research Day website.

O-State Open Late offers extra admissions, enrollment opportunity

OSU-Tulsa academic services and business offices will be open through 7 p.m. on Tuesday for O-State Open Late.

The initiative is an effort to accommodate students' busy work and family schedules by providing additional time to complete admission and enrollment. Admissions, advising, bursar, enrollment, financial aid and graduate student services will be open late that evening. To schedule an appointment, call 918-594-8271 or visit North Hall 130.

For more information about undergraduate enrollment and advising, call OSU-Tulsa Academic Services at 918-594-8355, visit North Hall 130 or go to the Advisement Services website. For graduate students, additional information about services open late may be viewed at the Graduate Student Services website.