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August 2011

University of Oklahoma Graduate Student Developing Solutions for Water Problems in Ethiopia

A University of Oklahoma environmental science graduate student traveled to Ethiopia in June to test materials she has been investigating as possible solutions to fluorosis — a widespread problem in the Rift Valley, where high levels of fluoride in the drinking water result in dental and skeletal disease.

Oklahoma's First Rhodes Scholar Recognized by SWOSU

Oklahoma’s first Rhodes Scholar — Walter Stanley Campbell accepts his bachelor's degree from social sciences professor John Hayden, President Randy Beutler, library director Jon Sparks and Provost Blake Sonobe.Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has had many noteworthy events during its 110 years of existence but one little known fact is that a member of the school’s first graduating class was also Oklahoma’s first Rhodes Scholar.

Cameron University Guarantees its Graduates

Effective with the class of 2012, Cameron University will guarantee its baccalaureate graduates. “The Cameron University Guarantee” will provide additional education, at no expense to the graduate or employer, to Cameron graduates who enter the workforce and whose employers identify a deficiency in core employment areas in the graduate’s major field of study.

Southeastern Participates in Professional Development Program

Dr. James Honan leads a discussion during the professional development program at SE.Southeastern Oklahoma State University is continuing its efforts to meet the ever-changing challenges in higher education. One method in which to achieve this is by providing employees with innovative professional development opportunities.

OSU-COM Class of 2011 Achieves 100 Percent Pass Rate on Performance Evaluation

The OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2011 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners COMLEX Level 2-Performance Evaluation.

Record Number of Adult Students Expected to “Reach Higher” This Fall

Enrollment is now open at 23 Oklahoma public college and university campuses for an innovative program designed to help working adults complete a degree.

Hays to Hall of Fame
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