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In Other News September 18, 2002 Events

NOC astronomy instructor Fritz Osell (left) explains to Enid Mayor Doug Frantz the function of the research telescopeNOC begins astronomy program

The sky is the limit when Fritz Osell teaches his astronomy classes at Northern Oklahoma College Enid this fall. The beginning of a proposed astronomy program will feature hands-on experience in a research observatory now under construction on campus. Once the observatory is operational, probably in October, Enid students can work on common research projects with students in colleges that are members of the Selman Living Laboratory Consortium. Read more about NOC's astronomy program...

Former Costa Rican president, Nobel Peace Prize recipient visits CU

Dr. Oscar Arias, the former president of Costa Rica and a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, will visit Oklahoma on Sept. 19 as the first of a notable lineup of speakers highlighting a year-long academic festival at Cameron University. Read more about Arias' visit to CU...

NSU wildlife forensics academy teaches students how to solve crime scenarios in the wild

Students process DNA in wildlife forensics academyParents acted as jurors while students and teachers played out roles as prosecutors and defense attorneys in the trial of an alleged killer of a grey wolf, protected under federal law by the Endangered Species Act.

The mock-trial was the culmination of a two-week Forensic Wildlife summer academy conducted on the campus of Northeastern State University which trained area high school students and teachers to use math and science to solve real-life crime scenarios in the wild.Read more about NSU's wildlife forensics...

Higher Ed’s “Cash for College” Program Receives National Award

When a group of Oklahoma financial aid administrators chose to sit near the front of a conference room filled with approximately 2,500 of their peers attending the NASFAA conference in New Orleans recently, little did they know that within minutes they would be accepting a national award. Read more about Cash for College...