For graduate students in the OSU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the OSU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is the best way to earn patient contact hours necessary for graduation and licensing. OSU moving its classes online through the summer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a major challenge for those students.

“We have been seeing our limited number of patients through teletherapy,” said Ramesh Kaipa, head of the department. “We really want to increase that number over the summer, both for the benefit of patients who utilize our services and to help the graduate students. This is a great way to assist both groups in a safe manner.”

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Chris Jones of Edmond, Oklahoma, has left his mark on Oklahoma State University. He was named a 2019 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, the 2019 Top Junior for the College of Arts and Sciences, a Niblack Scholar, a Wentz Research Scholar, a 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior, and also the Orange Gown Graduate for the College of Arts and Sciences.

“Within geology I focus on geochemistry, so how organisms are interacting with the Earth and the chemical record of that. I like chemistry and I like biology. The way to study both is by studying rocks and the sediments that are left,” he said.

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Chapman Howard, a mathematics and mechanical engineering major from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association.

The Outstanding Seniors award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement; campus and community involvement; academic, athletic or extracurricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

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Oklahoma State University alumna Samantha Homann has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to travel to Germany during the 2020-2021 program cycle. Homann will support the teaching of English at a German institution as part of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.

Homann is one of over 2,100 U.S. citizens who will conduct research, teach English and provide expertise abroad for the 2020-2021 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as their record of service and leadership potential in their respective fields.

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Countless college seniors suddenly and unexpectedly saw their undergraduate experiences end due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One such graduating senior is Chapman Howard, a mathematics and mechanical engineering major from Tulsa. He was named an Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics next fall. But first, he joins us to talk about how he is doing, what he is doing, and how he has done so much over the past four years.
 

 

The OSU Writing Center is now offering flexible e-tutoring sessions. These correspondence sessions, called asynchronous sessions, allow students to upload their assignment when making an appointment. They then receive feedback from their consultant within 48 hours. The consultant will embed comments throughout the assignment, utilize track changes when noticing common errors, and if needed, provide a letter to the writer with feedback.

These sessions are being offered under the "E-Tutoring (Asynchronous) Spring 2020" scheduler.

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The COVID-19 pandemic feels unique, but human history is littered with epidemics and pandemics. Among them is the Black Death, which killed tens of millions in the mid-14th century. History professor Emily Graham joins us to compare and contrast the modern and medieval pandemics and also reminds us how these dark times reveal so much inherent goodness in people.


Samuel Alvarado Garcia, a biology and psychology major from Enid, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association.

The Outstanding Seniors award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement; campus and community involvement; academic, athletic or extracurricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

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Rachel Terry, an honors biology major from Edmond, Oklahoma, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2019-2020 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association.

The Outstanding Seniors award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement; campus and community involvement; academic, athletic or extracurricular honors or awards; scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.

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