Oklahoma State University
College of Human Environmental Sciences
Oklahoma State University - College of Human Sciences
WINGS OF HOPE PUTS ON FASHION SHOW FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
Apparel design students in the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising, College of Human Sciences will be creating fashions to be featured in the Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services’ fashion show, Metamorphosis.

The event started seven years ago with the purpose to bring together a diverse audience and educate them on domestic violence in the community. This will be the second year that Wings of Hope has partnered with DHM.
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SUE WILLIAMS INDUCTED INTO THE OKLAHOMA HIGHER EDUCATION HALL OF FAME
Sue Williams has served the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University for 37 years and will be inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame for her outstanding contribution to economic development and the quality of life in Oklahoma.

Williams retired this year as the interim director of the School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Since she joined OSU in 1977, she has served as a Cooperative Extension Specialist, professor and department head of Human Development and Family Science.

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Nutritional Sciences Research Shows Mangos May Lower Blood Sugar in Obese Adults

A team of researchers in the College of Human Sciences have once again found that mangos are an important fruit to include in daily diets.

Edralin Lucas, Ph.D., associate professor of nutritional sciences at Oklahoma State University, has experience with six mango research projects related to the health benefits the tropical fruit provides. Lucas is the lead author of a recently completed study published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights that found regularconsumption of mango by obese adults significantly lowered blood sugar levels and did not negatively impact body weight.  These are important findings considering that approximately 34 percent of U.S. adults have been classified as obese and given the health concerns related to obesity, such as type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and metabolic syndrome.
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Hancer earns OSU Regents Distinguished Research Award
Oklahoma State University has recognized Murat Hancer, professor in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration in the College of Human Sciences as an outstanding researcher with a Regents Distinguished Research Award.  He is one of the best at creating award-winning academic research papers as he and his colleagues have received six best or outstanding paper awards over the last six years.
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Pre-proposals for new OAES-funded research projects DUE
Wed Oct 01 @08:00AM - 05:00PM
Application materials due for the Marguerite Scruggs Award for Early Career Meritorious Research
Thu Oct 02 @06:00PM - 09:00PM
Chef Event
Sat Oct 04
Human Sciences Groundbreaking
Thu Oct 09 @03:00PM - 05:00PM
OSU -Tulsa Career Fair
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CIDA Team Site Visit
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