Numerous Faculty Receive EPSCoR and OK-INBRE Grants

As part of his collaboration with Oklahoma State University, Dr. Chad King has received a subaward from Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR, receiving an overall grade of “Outstanding” for the proposal. As a result, Dr. King’s team will receive $15,000 to “identify the future pattern of water quantity and quality in the Upper Little River . . .  read more

Two CMS Faculty Receive OK-INBRE RPI Grants

Two professors in our college recently received OK-INBRE Research Project Investigator grants totaling $594,753.

Dr. Mohammed Robi Hossan, Associate Professor of Engineering & Physics, will receive $344,753 to develop fluidic devices (flow diverters and stents) to regulate hemodynamic parameters for the treatment of vascular diseases . . .  read more

Biology Professors Receive OK-INBRE Equipment Grant

Five biology professors within the College of Mathematics and Science recently received $49,651 from OK-INBRE to fund purchases of important research equipment. Dr. Christina Hendrickson will receive a water bath and other supplies worth $9,417, while Dr. Christopher Goodchild will receive $17,090 for a new Percival . . .  read more

Area Industry Partners Sponsor Engineering Senior Design Projects

Every student who graduates from an engineering program at UCO participates in a 2-semester senior engineering design capstone experience.  During this experience, an interdisciplinary team composed of three to four students will identify an engineering problem, design and develop potential solutions to the problem, analyze and improve their solutions, . . .  read more

Remembering Dr. John Bowen

It is with a heavy heart to announce the passing of Dr. John Bowen on January 16, 2022, after struggling with a long illness.  John joined the University of Central Oklahoma in August of 2000 and retired in May 2018.  John received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Central State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University.  . . .  read more

UCO Funeral Service Class Explores The History of OKC Funeral Service

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For the third straight year, a funeral service intersession took on the challenge to document the origins of the funeral service profession in Oklahoma City.  A few years ago, one of our classes took a keen interest in the origins of the profession in Oklahoma City, and it was discovered quickly that if this history is not documented, soon it would . . .  read more

Department of Funeral Service Thriving in Difficult Times

As many areas in higher education are struggling, the UCO Department of Funeral Service is thriving.  Not only is the department experiencing unprecedented growth in majors and credit hour production, the department is also a national leader with respect to passing the required National Board Exam (NBE).  As many funeral service programs struggled . . .  read more

Spring Update from our Dean

Gloria Caddell, Ph. D.

Dear CMS Alumni and Friends,

I am writing this from my sunroom at home as I watch a variety of birds pecking through an inch and a half of sleet to find the seeds I scattered for them this morning.  UCO is closed for another winter storm, and it is good to be in a peaceful place to reflect on the past few months and decide what to share with you.

Our . . .  read more