Oklahoma State University has taken a leadership role nationally in freshman research and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education recently recognized those efforts, presenting the Freshman Research Scholars (FRS) program with the Spotlight Recognition Award.
Glen D. Johnson, Chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, presented the award to Tim O’Neil, FRS Director, at the annual Promoting Undergraduate Research Conference on April 13, 2012.
The Spotlight Recognition Award honors research programs that meet a unique need, express creativity, demonstrate innovation, have a targeted impact and improve retention. The winner was selected by the conference steering committee, which represents institutions of higher education from all over the state.
In response to recent state recognition, The Daily Oklahoman featured the Freshman Research Scholars program, highlighting the work of zoology major Lauren Foley, whose research focuses on social behavior among prairie voles. Continue to full article and video…