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Alpha Zeta initiates new members
Dec 09, 2016
The Oklahoma State University chapter of Alpha Zeta initiated 38 new members on Nov. 17. The organization is an honorary society for students and industry professionals in the agriculture and natural resources fields.
Two CASNR students named 2016-17 Niblack Research Scholars
Nov 28, 2016
The Niblack Research Scholars program at Oklahoma State University has opened the doors of cutting-edge research for undergraduates for 13 years. This year, two undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are receiving $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research as 2016-17 Niblack Research Scholars.
OSU professor named USDA National Teaching Award winner
Nov 18, 2016
Bailey Norwood does more than teach classes at Oklahoma State University. He equips his students with the ability to master a few simple concepts that will help them understand a complex world.
Thirteen College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance
Nov 16, 2016
Thirteen College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2016-2017 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association.
Master of International Agriculture students return from Uganda
Sep 08, 2016
STILLWATER, Okla. – Agriculture is universal. The methods, available technologies and products are not all the same, but the mission remains: put food on the table.
2016 Outstanding Thesis Award Recipients Named
Aug 25, 2016
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce the seven recipients of the 2016 Dr. Cletis Williams and William E. and Martha Jane Williams Outstanding Thesis Awards.
DASNR selects 2016 Distinguished Alumni and Champions
Aug 18, 2016
The Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University has a rich tradition and history of improving the quality of life for all Oklahomans through conducting and disseminating science-based research.
OSU student wins $30,000 from Nescafé Get Started Project
Jun 28, 2016
An Oklahoma State University student was named the winner of the Nescafé Get Started Project funded by Nestlé, which inspires young African entrepreneurs to create ideas to help society.
2016 DASNR Access Tour showcases Oklahoma agriculture
Jun 01, 2016
More than 40 Oklahoma State University alumni, faculty and staff recently participated in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Access Tour. The annual two-day tour gets its name from the behind-the-scenes access it gives participants to agricultural and natural resources businesses in the state.
Fitch honored with Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring
May 18, 2016
Jerry Fitch, animal science professor at Oklahoma State University, was recognized with the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet on March 31.
Raun honored with Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award
May 18, 2016
Bill Raun, Regents professor in plant and soil sciences at Oklahoma State University, was recognized with the Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet March 31.
Abit honored with Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching
May 18, 2016
Sergio Abit, assistant professor of soil science at Oklahoma State University, was recognized with the Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet on March 31.
Kuzmic honored with Award for Excellence in Teaching
May 18, 2016
Thomas Kuzmic, natural resource ecology and management professor at Oklahoma State University, was recognized with the Award for Excellence in Teaching at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Scholarships and Awards Banquet on March 31.
Rudisill honored with Early Career Achievement Award
May 11, 2016
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Alumni Board recently honored Robyn Rudisill of Springdale, Arkansas, as a 2016 Early Career Achievement Award winner at the 2016 CASNR Scholarships and Awards Banquet.
Sidwell honored with Early Career Achievement Award
May 11, 2016
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Alumni Board recently honored Brady Sidwell of Goltry, Oklahoma, as a 2016 Early Career Achievement Award winner at the 2016 CASNR Scholarships and Awards Banquet.
FIT students make global impact through partnership with Stop Hunger Now organization
May 04, 2016
Each year, students in the Freshmen in Transition program, a residential living-learning community in the Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, participate in a philanthropy event. The 2015-2016 class of FIT students sought out to make a global impact, and a partnership with the Stop Hunger Now organization made this vision a reality for more than 70 students.
CASNR selects students to serve as Student Success Leaders
May 03, 2016
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources selected 127 students to serve as Student Success Leaders for the 2016-17 academic year.
Professors honored with Awards for Excellence
May 03, 2016
Four Oklahoma State University professors earned awards for excellence in teaching or advising from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the college’s Scholarships and Awards Banquet on March 31.
OSU Alpha Zeta chapter honored at national conference
May 03, 2016
The Oklahoma State University chapter of Alpha Zeta received top honors from the National Fraternity of Alpha Zeta at its National Agricultural Leadership Conference in Gainesville, Florida, this spring. The chapter received the Rising Star Award and several members, faculty and alumni from OSU also were recognized for their efforts.
CASNR names outstanding freshmen
Apr 28, 2016
Alva, Oklahoma, native, Courtney Mapes, was named Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Charles and Magda Browning Outstanding Freshman for 2016.
CASNR names outstanding senior and seniors of distinction
Apr 28, 2016
Wyandotte, Oklahoma, native, Kalyn McKibben, was named Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Louis and Betty Gardner Outstanding Senior for 2016.
CASNR awards $600,000 in student scholarships at annual scholarships and awards banquet
Apr 20, 2016
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources awarded approximately $600,000 in scholarships to more than 300 CASNR students at the annual CASNR Scholarships and Awards Banquet March 31.
OSU Range Club earns national recognition among peers
Apr 06, 2016
Recently, at the 2016 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show in Corpus Christi, Texas, the OSU Range Club did both. Club members competed with university range programs from Mexico, Canada and the United States and won 1st place in the Display Board competition.
Governor honors four from OSU with ag awards
Apr 06, 2016
As far as Oklahoma State University Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources wheat researcher Brett Carver is concerned, there is not a better way to live one's life than to enable others.
CASNR student wins grand price at Research Day at the Capitol
Apr 06, 2016
A pair of Oklahoma State University students won top awards for presentations March 29 at Research Day at the Capitol, including student Christian Ley, winner of the competition’s grand prize.
Independent Professional Seed Association scholarships
Mar 14, 2016
The Independent Professional Seed Association is pleased to announce the opening of the scholarship period for the 2016/17 school year. This year, different from past years, your Board of Directors has raised the scholarship award to $2000.
Four College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources seniors receive top honors from the Alumni Association
Mar 14, 2016
Four seniors from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been named 2016 Outstanding Seniors by the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association.
CASNR student wins OSU 3MT finals
Mar 09, 2016
Adam Cobb, a doctoral student in natural resource ecology and management, was awarded first place and $1,000 at the fourth Oklahoma State University Graduate College Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for thesis master’s and Ph.D. students on March 3 in the Student Union Theater
OSU animal science unveils new state-of-the-art-equine center
Feb 18, 2016
If television’s iconic Mr. Ed the talking horse were present, he would be giving major props to several key benefactors of Oklahoma State University’s new Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center. The supporters so vital to making the center a reality were honored by the OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources during center-dedication ceremonies on Feb. 16.
NREM student funds undergraduate research with National Science Grant
Feb 15, 2016
Anna O’Hare received a National Science Foundation grant last summer to help support her research on native grasslands in Manhattan, Kansas. We caught up with the junior natural resource ecology management major from Oklahoma City to learn more about her project.
CASNR selects 31 students for Undergraduate Research Scholar program
Feb 04, 2016
A partnership between the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Undergraduate Research Scholar program is enabling 31 CASNR students the opportunity to perform undergraduate research for a full year.
Oklahoma State Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members
Jan 29, 2016
Twenty-six students in the Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were initiated into OSU's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society in November.
Four CASNR students named 2015-16 Niblack Research Scholars
Jan 28, 2016
The Niblack Research Scholars program at Oklahoma State University has opened the doors of cutting-edge research for undergraduates for more than a decade. This year, four CASNR undergraduates are receiving $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research for the 2015-16 academic year. The annual program is funded by OSU alumnus John Niblack, who wants to jumpstart the careers of future scientists through the experience of conducting research.
CASNR students named to honor roll
Jan 27, 2016
A total of 841 CASNR students were named to the 2015 fall semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University, including 336 students named to the President's Honor Roll for all "A" grades.
CASNR Set to Complete February Challenge
Jan 27, 2016
Students, faculty and staff within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University are set to complete a one-month challenge of personal growth in February.
OSU center trains next generation of food safety leaders
Jan 05, 2016
Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is providing a new generation of food industry leaders firsthand experience in helping companies take advantage of best management practices and enhanced food safety systems.
OSU Alumni Association names 6 CASNR students to the Homecoming 2016 Executive Team
Dec 28, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has named 6 CASNR students to the Homecoming 2016 Executive Team.
CASNR faculty and staff honored at the Universities Awards Convocation
Dec 23, 2015
CASNR faculty, staff and administrators were recognized for their outstanding achievements recently at the University Awards Convocation.
OSU Horse Judging Team captures world championship
Dec 21, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Horse Judging Team took top honors at the 2015 AQHA World Championship in Oklahoma City on Nov. 18, the fourth time in 11 years the team has won the world champion title.
FAPC provides CASNR students hands-on experience
Dec 16, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center plays a vital role in educating and training undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with hands-on, real-world experience to prepare them for career opportunities in the food industry.
OSU's Garey Fox earns national natoriety as educator
Dec 14, 2015
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Association of State College and Universities have named Oklahoma State University's Garey Fox as one of two national 2015 recipients of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Undergraduate Niblack scholars jump-start science careers
Dec 08, 2015
The Niblack Research Scholars program at Oklahoma State University has opened the doors of cutting-edge research for undergraduates for more than a decade. This year, 4 CASNR undergraduate students are receiving $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research as 2015-16 Niblack Research Scholars.
Take part in online journey through ‘Farm to Fork’ Massive Open Online Course
Dec 07, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Bailey Norwood, professor in the department of agricultural economics for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, will be conducting an online journey connecting agricultural science and the food people eat.
CASNR professor recognized for excellence in education
Nov 16, 2015
A CASNR professor at Oklahoma State University is being recognized for his contributions to higher education. Lou Anella, ornamentals professor in OSU’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and director of The Botanic Garden at OSU, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Education Award by the Irrigation Foundation.
Thirteen CASNR students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance
Nov 12, 2015
Thirteen CASNR students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2015-2016 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association. The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to the campus and community and brought distinction to OSU.
‘Match made in heaven’ and OSU pays dividends to future generations
Nov 09, 2015
The Ferguson Family Foundation has committed $2 million to construct a state-of-the-art, free-stall barn that will include space for new Insentec individual cattle-feeding equipment. This will enhance research undertaken by faculty, staff and students relative to daily feed and water intake, resulting in improved management and cost-efficiency recommendations to dairy producers.
OSU professor ranked as Top 20 Influential Farm Animal Veterinary Professor
Oct 20, 2015
When it comes to farming, many Americans still picture a big, red barn and man in overalls walking behind his horse, plowing the field. Meanwhile, others think of farm animals being abused and mistreated by modern industrials farmers.
OSU celebrates 125 years with historical timeline
Oct 20, 2015
Oklahoma State University is celebrating its rise from a patch of prairie to a leading land-grant institution of higher education with a historical timeline marking its 125th anniversary. The responsive online feature, at timeline.okstate.edu, offers historical photos, videos and complete access to digital collections from OSU’s Edmon Low Library.
Fall 2015 Wentz Semester Grants Awarded to Four CASNR Students
Oct 19, 2015
Thanks to the generosity of the Lew Wentz Foundation, four CASNR undergraduates. Each will receive a $750 Fall 2015 Wentz Semester Research Grant to conduct an original research project under the guidance of an OSU faculty member.
Noted Global Water Issues Expert Speaks with OSU Agricultural Students
Oct 12, 2015
STILLWATER, Okla. – Ken Surritte, founder and CEO of WATERisLIFE, was on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus recently, providing insights gained firsthand about global water issues with students in the Master of International Agriculture Program.
Alumni celebrated at first-ever event at Oklahoma State University
Sep 29, 2015
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University recently selected its 2015 Distinguished Alumni. This year’s recipients are Minnie Lou Bradley, James Kennamer and Robert Westerman.
Cowboy Stampede to be held Oct. 8-10
Sep 22, 2015
The OSU Rodeo Team and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University are proud to announce the second annual Cowboy Stampede rodeo will be held Oct. 8-10.
CASNR Students Named as 2015-16 Life Science Freshman Research Scholars
Sep 22, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Life Science Freshman Research Scholars (LSFRS) Program has announced its 2015-16 cohort. Thirty-four students were selected from many qualified applications, based on their interest, enthusiasm, and accomplishments. Of the 34 scholars, 15 are enrolled in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Food science graduate receives Graduate Fellowship Award
Sep 17, 2015
An Oklahoma State University food science graduate student was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, sponsored by the OSU Foundation and coordinated by the OSU Graduate College.
Studens to prep for Career Fair in "At the Movies" atmosphere
Aug 25, 2015
Oklahoma State University students can enjoy an “At the Movies” atmosphere complete with popcorn, candy and soda while preparing for the upcoming Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Natural Sciences Career Fair. “Career Fair: At the Movies” will be held Thurs., Sept. 3 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in 103 Agriculture Hall.
OSU Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Natural Sciences Career Fair to connect students, employers
Aug 24, 2015
Oklahoma State University students will have an opportunity to explore career options, meet industry professionals and make connections for internships and full-time jobs at the Fall 2015 Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Natural Sciences Career Fair. The event will be held Thurs., Sept. 10 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Freshman Research Scholars program introduces CASNR students to research basics
Aug 13, 2015
Eleven incoming Oklahoma State University freshmen from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to pursue an early, hands-on introduction to university-level research in the Freshman Research Scholars (FRS) program during the upcoming academic year.
CASNR Roundup to highlight college clubs and organizations
Aug 13, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will hold its annual CASNR Roundup Wednesday, August, 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wes Watkins Center.
Important Enrollment Information for OSU Spring Term
Aug 13, 2015
DASNR names award winners
Aug 12, 2015
The Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University recently selected Distinguished Alumni and DASNR Champions award winners.
CASNR Freshmen in Transition Program Names New Participants
Aug 12, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has selected 103 incoming freshmen from 20 states to participate in the Freshmen in Transition (FIT) program for the 2015-2016 school year.
CASNR undergrads awarded Wentz scholarships and research grants
Jul 29, 2015
Due to the generosity of the Lew Wentz Foundation, 71 Oklahoma State University undergraduates representing every college on the Stillwater campus will receive a total of $228,500 in financial aid for the 2015-16 academic year. Of these students, 18 are enrolled in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The Henry Bellmon Office of Scholar Development and Undergraduate Research coordinated the competitive selection process for Wentz awards with the help of OSU faculty and staff.
OSU Agricultural Communications Students Excel at National Contest
Jul 29, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership students brought home top honors from the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Critique and Contest at the Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona.
AFA Leadership Conference
Jul 22, 2015
The AFA Leaders Conference provides support for college men and women who are preparing for careers in agriculture-related fields, while at the same time supporting the development of human capital for the agriculture and food industry. Leaders Conference bridges the gap between academic, leadership and work experiences while helping students understand the impact of their decisions. The conference also assists students in developing personal and professional skills necessary for lifelong success and provides a forum for updates and discussions on industry trends.
CASNR students named to 2015-16 President's Leadership Council
Jul 09, 2015
Oklahoma State University has named 126 incoming freshmen to its President's Leadership Council for the 2015-2016 academic year. Of these students, 24 are enrolled in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. President’s Leadership Council is a freshmen scholarship and academic leadership program that emphasizes the importance of leadership and service throughout life.
OSU alumnus earns national philanthropy award
Jul 06, 2015
(COLLEGE STATION, Texas) – Dennis White recently earned national recognition for more than 30 years of generous support for Oklahoma State University. On June 18, the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association named Dennis as the Ruby C. McSwain Outstanding Philanthropist Award winner.
Jeff Edwards to head OSU plant and soil sciences department
Jul 01, 2015
Longtime Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension small grains specialist Jeff Edwards has been named the new head of OSU’s department of plant and soil sciences.
Janet Cole now leading OSU department of horticulture and landscape architecture
Jun 29, 2015
Longtime Oklahoma State University horticultural educator and researcher Janet Cole stepped into a new role this May, taking over as head of the department of horticulture and landscape architecture.
Johnson named CASNR Student Council President
Jun 25, 2015
Dillon Johnson, agribusiness junior from Afton, Oklahoma, is following in his father’s footsteps after being named president of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Student Council at Oklahoma State University.
2015 CASNR Access Tour showcases NE Oklahoma
Jun 23, 2015
More than 40 OSU faculty, staff and alumni from the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service participated in the May 14-15 Access Tour.
Oklahoma State University releases Spring 2015 honor rolls
Jun 23, 2015
677 CASNR students were named to the 2015 spring semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 270 students named to the President's Honor Roll for all "A" grades.
Berryhill to Compete at College National Finals Rodeo
May 29, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Thompson Berryhill, agricultural economics senior at Oklahoma State University, will attend the College National Finals Rodeo June 14-20 to pursue the title of national champion.
Farm machinery focus of LA artist’s paintings at OSU Museum of Art
May 27, 2015
Los Angeles artist Karen Carson unveils her large-scale paintings depicting the gargantuan machines that are familiar sights in rural America and revered icons of agricultural in the exhibit “Movers and Shapers: Combines, Tractors, and Swathers,” at the OSU Museum of Art from June 1 to August 29. An opening reception with the artist and curator, including a question and answer session, is set for June 1, from 5 – 7 p.m.
Recent Biosystems Engineering graduate named one of nation’s Most Promising Engineers of Tomorrow
May 27, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Jonathan Overton, recent biosystems engineering alumnus from Yukon, Oklahoma, was recently honored by DiscoverE as one of 12 of the nation’s most promising engineering professionals of tomorrow in its fourth annual New Faces of Engineering College Edition.
CASNR names outstanding senior, outstanding freshman and seniors of distinction
May 26, 2015
Duncan, Oklahoma, natives, Jessica Neal and Allison Christian, have been named Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Outstanding Senior and Outstanding Freshman for 2015.
CASNR Students recognized with CORD Award
May 25, 2015
In addition to their degree, 13 spring 2015 Oklahoma State University graduates from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized for serving the university and the Stillwater community through participation in the Creating Opportunities for Responsible Development program, or CORD.
CASNR Students Graduate with Honors
May 24, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Honors College presented its degrees and awards to 178 students during a hooding ceremony in April in the Student Union Ballroom. The degree is the highest that can be presented with the undergraduate degree and students donned the Honors College hood during OSU’s commencement ceremony. Of those recognized, 24 were students from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
OSU Student Named Udall Scholar
May 22, 2015
Oklahoma State University student Maeghan Murie of Cleveland, Okla., has been selected as a Udall scholar, making her the recipient of one of the nation’s most prestigious undergraduate awards. Murie, a junior majoring in chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology, joins the ranks of 14 former winners from OSU who received the scholarship, which awards up to $5,000 annually to defray the cost of undergraduate education while honoring the legacies of Morris and Steward Udall. Of those from OSU who have received the award, eight in addition to Murie have been students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
OSU Rodeo Team hosts Rodeo Legacy Banquet
May 20, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Rodeo Team held its third annual Rodeo Legacy Banquet May 8 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The evening included dinner, silent and live auctions and several awards presentations.
OSU breaks ground on Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center
May 11, 2015
Oklahoma State University equine students will soon be able to attend classes, conduct lab work and build experience all in one convenient location thanks to the addition of the Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center. OSU held a groundbreaking ceremony on April 30 at the site of the new multimillion-dollar facility, which will be open for classes next spring. The facility will continue to build on the rich history of OSU’s world-class equine program.
New food safety option available through OSU food science degree
May 05, 2015
A new food safety degree option available through Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will provide widespread benefits, from students looking toward a viable career to the food industry and consumers.
OSU student researcher says Cherokee traditions propel her to study disease prevention
Apr 24, 2015
Amber Suena Anderson’s full name means “golden beyond tomorrow,” and the Cherokee Nation citizen takes this meaning to heart. It is a philosophy she has refined and solidified during her five years as a biochemistry and molecular biology student in Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
OSU animal science arena renamed in honor of ‘Dr. Tot’
Apr 21, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has renamed the OSU Animal Science Arena in memory of Robert E. Totusek, longtime head of the division’s department of animal science. The new official name was unveiled during April 11 ceremonies at the facility, located on McElroy Avenue west of the university’s Stillwater campus.
Alumni Board to host annual CASNR Alumni Reunion & Gala, May 2
Apr 20, 2015
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Alumni Board will host the annual CASNR Alumni Reunion and Gala on May 2 at 6 p.m. in Click Hall at the ConocoPhillips Oklahoma State University Alumni Center in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Students represent CASNR in the state Capitol
Apr 13, 2015
Two students from the Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are expanding their horizons and gaining direct insight on policy issues this semester through the CASNR Legislative Internship in Agriculture.
Meat Animal Evaluation Team wins another championship
Apr 06, 2015
Winning a national championship is hard to do. Winning back-to-back championships is more difficult that eating soup with a fork, but that is exactly what the Oklahoma State University Meat Animal Evaluation Team just did.
CASNR hosts Three Minute Thesis® competition
Apr 06, 2015
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University recently hosted its second annual Three Minute Thesis® competition.
Damron honored as Food Systems Leadership Fellow at APLU Meeting
Apr 02, 2015
Steve Damron, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources assistant dean, was recently recognized for completing the Food Systems Leadership Institute executive leadership program, an intensive two-year program designed for experienced leaders in academia, government and industry.
Bayne selected to attend USDA student diversity program
Apr 01, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Nicole Bayne, a junior agribusiness, pre-law student from Bakersfield, California, was recently selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program in Arlington, Virginia.
CASNR Week Brings Students Together in Celebration
Mar 31, 2015
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University will be hosting CASNR Week, Apr. 6-9. The annual event serves as a celebration of the students, faculty and staff in the college and as a way to commemorate the history, activity and impact of CASNR on the OSU campus.
CASNR to Host Alumni Panel Apr. 7
Mar 31, 2015
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host the CASNR Alumni Panel April 7 at 7 p.m. in Agricultural Hall, room 101.
CASNR graduate student wins 3MT regional competition People’s Choice Award
Mar 31, 2015
Amanda Curtis, an Oklahoma State University animal science master’s degree student, won a People’s Choice Award at a Conference of Southern Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Regional Competition March 8 in New Orleans. Curtis presented her thesis topic, “Alternative to antibiotics.”
CASNR 3MT® - Three Minute Thesis Competition
Mar 23, 2015
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is pleased to invite you to the 2015 CASNR 3MT® - Three Minute Thesis Competition on March 25, 2015 in Ag Hall 101. Our graduate students will complete for cash prizes and a chance to represent our college in the Oklahoma State University 3MT® Finals.
OSU Water Week set for March 23-27
Mar 23, 2015
Oklahoma State University is hosting OSU Water Week March 23-27 on its Stillwater campus, highlighting the importance of conservation practices and science-based knowledge in helping to protect the availability and quality of Oklahoma’s and the world’s water resources.
Three College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources seniors receive top honors from the Alumni Association
Mar 18, 2015
Three seniors from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been named 2015 Outstanding Seniors by the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association.
OSU to issue 40-gallon water-use challenge
Mar 18, 2015
Oklahoma State University will kick off its March 23-27 OSU Water Week activities by calling for students, staff, faculty and community, county and state residents to take part in the 40-gallon water-use challenge.
Hickman presented with award for outstanding achievement in research
Mar 06, 2015
Karen Hickman, an OSU Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management professor, received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Research and Academia by the Society for Range Management.
OSU Range Club selected as top Range Club in the United States
Mar 06, 2015
A recent trip to Sacramento, California, for the 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management resulted in the OSU Range Club being recognized as the top range club in the country.
FAPC Research Symposium features research and top student awards
Mar 03, 2015
Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center held its annual FAPC Research Symposium highlighting food and agricultural products research conducted by FAPC and other OSU researchers.
Robinson receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Feb 24, 2015
Shane Robinson, associate professor of agricultural education at Oklahoma State University, recently was recognized with the Distinguished Teaching Award at the Southern Region conference of the American Association for Agricultural Education.
OSU agricultural economics faculty and students honored
Feb 24, 2015
Faculty and students of the Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Economics were honored for their achievements at the recent Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alpha Zeta initiates new members
Feb 23, 2015
The Oklahoma State University chapter of Alpha Zeta, a professional agricultural fraternity, recently initiated 51 new members.
Find your place in CASNR as a Student Success Leader
Feb 20, 2015
Current undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have the opportunity to apply for one or more of the Student Success Leader positions. Each position is designed to equip future and current students with the skills and experience necessary to become successful in their desired capacity within the college. Current and past Student Success Leaders recount how their experiences have impacted them personally and professionally.
OSU Honors College students hooded at annual ceremony
Feb 09, 2015
Two CASNR students received an Honors Award, the highest honor given to undergraduates, during the OSU Honors College hooding ceremony in December.
FAPC welcomes new food safety specialist
Feb 07, 2015
Oklahoma State University's Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is striving to be a leader in global food safety and has added a new position to strengthen the effort.
Animal Science alumnus to be inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame
Feb 04, 2015
The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association is excited to announce the induction of Frederick F. Drummond into the OSU Hall of Fame on Friday, February 13, at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.
FAPC to hold 15th annual Research Symposium
Feb 02, 2015
Oklahoma State University's Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center will hold its annual Research Symposium to highlight food and agricultural products research conducted by FAPC, OSU and other universities.
CASNR Living-Learning Community set to complete February challenge
Jan 30, 2015
Students within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources living-learning community are set to complete a one-month challenge of personal growth in February.
CASNR Industry Information Sessions, Jan. 28
Jan 21, 2015
CASNR Career Services is hosting two companies for information sessions on Jan. 28. The sessions will be conducted by representatives of International Paper and JBS USA.
Phi Kappa Phi initiates 25 CASNR students as new members
Jan 06, 2015
The Oklahoma State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi has initiated students as new members of the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.
Oklahoma State University releases Fall 2014 honor rolls
Jan 05, 2015
739 CASNR students were named to the 2014 fall semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 286 students named to the President's Honor Roll for all "A" grades.
Two CASNR Students Nominated for Prestigious National Awards
Dec 21, 2014
Two CASNR undergraduates are nominees for three spring 2015 national awards. The Harry S. Truman, Barry Goldwater, and Udall Scholarships are three of the nation’s most prestigious honors for undergraduate students
Blake Wilson a Cowboy animal scientist through and through
Dec 19, 2014
Cattle and calves account for approximately half of agricultural receipts in Oklahoma, and Okemah native Blake Wilson of the Oklahoma State University Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is doing his part to maintain and strengthen that valuable economic asset.
Ten College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance
Dec 10, 2014
Ten College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2014-2015 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association.
OSU Meat Judging Team wins another National Championship
Dec 09, 2014
The Oklahoma State University Meat Judging Team stands atop the meat-judging world after recently winning its 17th National Championship in the 88-year history of the competition.
OSU offers in-depth view of agriculture through 'Farm to Fork' Massive Open Online Course
Nov 26, 2014
Bailey Norwood, associate professor in the department of agricultural economics for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, will be using the latest teaching methods to take learning to a new level with a Massive Open Online Course titled Farm to Fork: A Panoramic View of Agriculture.
CASNR’s Henneberry becoming an internationally known household name
Nov 25, 2014
The Director of Oklahoma State University’s Master of International Agriculture Degree Program, Shida Henneberry, has made a name for herself by advising students, earning grant dollars, leading study abroad courses and committing herself to the students of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Her dedication was most recently recognized by her selection as a 2014 recipient of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences. The U.S. Department of Agriculture national award is given annually to two university faculty for their use of innovative teaching methods and service to students.
Ramsey honored with Distinguished Teaching Award
Nov 24, 2014
Jon Ramsey, Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership assistant professor and director of student teaching, was recently recognized with the American Association for Agricultural Education Western Region Distinguished Teaching Award at the AAAE Western Region Annual Conference and Research Meeting.
Fall convocation recognizes achievements at OSU; Brorsen earns top faculty award
Nov 17, 2014
Oklahoma State University celebrated excellence by recognizing the achievements of faculty, staff and administrators at the University Awards Convocation Tuesday at the OSU ConocoPhillips Alumni Center in Stillwater. Several faculty members from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored at the event.
Oklahoma State alumna Minnie Lou Bradley receives highest national honor
Nov 16, 2014
Oklahoma State University alumna Minnie Lou Bradley has been selected to the most prestigious honor an animal agriculturist can receive: Having her portrait hung in the Saddle and Sirloin Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky.
OSU to rename animal science arena in memory of Robert Totusek
Nov 10, 2014
Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is renaming the OSU Animal Science Arena in memory of Robert. E. Totusek, who passed away in June. A 38-year faculty member of the university, “Dr. Tot” as he was affectionately called by faculty, staff, students and alumni coached great livestock teams and performed landmark beef cattle research.
Oklahoma State University names Ochsner and Wilson to prestigious professorship
Nov 05, 2014
Tyson Ochsner and Gail Wilson of Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been named Sarkeys Distinguished Professorship recipients. The DASNR professorship is awarded in recognition of individuals who have achieved a significant level of excellence while at OSU, as determined by a selection committee. The action was approved Oct. 24 by the Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents.
Proposed OSU food-safety program will benefit both students and food industry
Nov 05, 2014
With a growing demand for safe quality food products, the need for food industry companies to engage in food-safety programs is more important than ever. An advisory board of OSU’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center recognized this need and provided more than $1 million as a lead gift toward a $3.4 million fundraising goal to create an OSU food-safety program, which includes a curriculum proposal for a food-safety option and a food-safety faculty position in the department of animal science.
OSU names 2014-15 Niblack Research Scholars
Oct 29, 2014
Six undergraduate students from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University will receive $8,000 scholarships and the opportunity to conduct supervised research in a university lab as 2014-15 Niblack Research Scholars.
Totusek Lectureship slated at OSU
Oct 24, 2014
The Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science and the Animal Science Graduate Student Association will present the 21st Annual Totusek Lectureship Nov. 6-7.
McKnight named 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni
Oct 21, 2014
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources recently named Ross McKnight a 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni.
Pollard named 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni
Oct 21, 2014
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources recently named Dr. Barry Pollard a 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni.
Shell named 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni
Oct 21, 2014
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources recently named Larry Shell a 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni.
Top ten freshmen men and the top ten freshmen women named
Oct 13, 2014
Eight CASNR students have been selected as the Top Ten Freshmen Men and the Top Ten Freshmen Women for their achievements and involvement during their first year at Oklahoma State University.
Master of International Agriculture hosts Sister Rosemary Oct. 15
Oct 13, 2014
The Master of International Agriculture Degree Program (MIAP) in Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, will host Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe as a guest speaker Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 408/Case Study One at the OSU Student Union.
Cowboy Stampede Rodeo Oct. 9-11
Sep 26, 2014
The OSU Rodeo team and the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University are proud to present the inaugural Cowboy Stampede rodeo Oct. 9-11. Performances will take place each evening at 7 at the Payne County Fairgrounds. The Cowboy Stampede will include special guest appearances by OSU President Burns Hargis and First Cowgirl, Ann; DASNR Vice President Thomas Coon and wife, Rhonda; Pistol Pete; and Bullet.
Take Your CASNR Degree to the Next Level
Sep 24, 2014
The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will debut Next Level, a graduate and professional school information week, Sept. 29 – Oct. 3 on the OSU campus.
Mortar Board names 17 CASNR students top freshmen
Sep 23, 2014
Forty Oklahoma State University students have been selected as the Top Twenty Freshmen Men and the Top Twenty Freshmen Women by the Achafoa chapter of Mortar Board. Of those selected, 17 are students from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
CASNR announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni
Sep 23, 2014
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University announces Ross McKnight, Dr. Barry Pollard and Larry Shell as the 2014 CASNR Distinguished Alumni.
Agricultural education student teaching cohort begins at cooperating schools
Sep 22, 2014
Seventeen agricultural education seniors from Oklahoma State University recently began a 12-week student teaching program at 15 agricultural education programs across Oklahoma and Ohio.
Agricultural education student earns national scholarship
Sep 04, 2014
Lee Stewart, an agricultural education student at Oklahoma State University, has been selected for the Upper Division Agricultural Education Scholarship from the National Association of Agricultural Educators. The $750 scholarship is awarded to upper level agricultural education majors to help offset expenses during their student teaching experience. Fifteen students from across the United States were selected based on their academic performance as well as on leadership and service activities.
Fourteen CASNR Students Named McKnight Leader Scholars
Sep 02, 2014
Alumni Ross and Billie McKnight are realizing their vision through a unique program that has already provided more than 133 student leaders with scholarships to Oklahoma State University in the last three years. The program recruits students from rural communities, outside Oklahoma, to attend OSU. There are 51 McKnight Leader Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year. Of those selected for the upcoming year, 14 are students with majors in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
OSU welcomes 60 to the Freshman Research Scholars program
Sep 02, 2014
Sixty incoming Oklahoma State University freshmen from 10 states have each received a $1,000 scholarship to pursue an early, hands-on introduction to university-level research this year. Representing 33 majors from aerospace engineering to zoology, the students will participate in the Freshman Research Scholars (FRS) program which has been recognized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for excellence in undergraduate research programming.
CASNR Freshmen in Transition Program Names New Participants
Aug 25, 2014
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has selected 102 incoming freshmen from 19 states to participate in the Freshmen in Transition (FIT) program for the 2014-2015 school year.
Wade Brorsen first OSU agricultural economist to be named AAEA Fellow in 30 years
Aug 25, 2014
Wade Brorsen of Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has been named a 2014 Fellow by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
OSU Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Natural Sciences Career Fair to connect students, potential employers
Aug 23, 2014
Oklahoma State University students will have an opportunity to explore career options, meet industry professionals and make connections for internships and full-time jobs at the Fall 2014 Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Natural Sciences Career Fair. The event will be held September 9 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Gallagher-Iba Arena on the OSU-Stillwater campus.
Cowboys Represented at College National Finals Rodeo
Aug 21, 2014
Senior agricultural economics major, Thompson Berryhill, Talala, Oklahoma, recently represented Oklahoma State University and placed sixth in the nation in team roping finals at the 2014 College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyoming.
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Roundup Aug. 27
Aug 20, 2014
Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will hold its annual CASNR Roundup August, 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wes Watkins Center.
CASNR Transfer Network Organization Kicks Off
Aug 18, 2014
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! The Oklahoma State University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will kick off the newly created CASNR Transfer Network with an ice cream social, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. in Agricultural Hall 101.
OSU Agricultural Communications Students Sweep National Contest
Aug 12, 2014
Oklahoma State University’s Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership students brought home top honors from the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Critique and Contest at the Ag Media Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
OSU Animal Science Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Aug 11, 2014
Oklahoma State University animal science professor, Deb VanOverbeke, was recently honored by the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) with their Distinguished Teaching Award.
Oklahoma State University names incoming CASNR freshmen to President's Leadership Council
Aug 08, 2014
Oklahoma State University has named 118 incoming freshmen to its President's Leadership Council (PLC) for the 2014-2015 school year. Of these students, 26 will be enrolled in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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