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OSU Center for Health Sciences News

thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Med-Xtravaganza puts high school students in medical school for a day

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High school students interested in medicine can explore Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Med-Xtravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Med-Xtravaganza participants will meet with OSU-COM faculty and medical students, tour the OSU-CHS campus, participate in hands-on demonstrations and learn how to prepare for medical school. During the open house, participants will also study the anatomy of a human brain and listen to a simulation of a patient’s heart and lungs.

For more information about Med-Xtravaganza, call 918-561-8277 or email Maghin Abernathy, admissions and recruitment coordinator.

Fall Staff Conference focuses on diversity in the workplace

OSU in Tulsa Human Resources will present the Fall Staff Conference, "Our differences… our connections," on Oct. 24-25 at the OSU-Tulsa Helmerich Research Center.

Participants will learn how to use differences to enhance connections at work and in life. Conference topics include cross-cultural interaction, team strategies, expressing appreciation and how to tap into the strengths of generational diversity in the workplace.

The conference is open to all OSU Center for Health Sciences and OSU-Tulsa staff. Lunch will be provided for registered participants. For more information or to register, visit the Fall Staff Conference website.

OSU-CHS, OSU Medical Center to honor Bingman, Oklahoma Senate members


OSU Center for Health Sciences and OSU Medical Center students and residents will show their appreciation to President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and the Oklahoma Senate for supporting the teaching hospital on Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the OSU Medical Center Auditorium.

The event is open to OSU-CHS students, residents, faculty and staff. If you plan to attend, RSVP by tomorrow at noon by calling 918-594-8291.

Tulsa Oktoberfest to affect traffic around OSU-CHS

Tulsa's Oktoberfest celebration begins tonight at 5 p.m. at the River West Festival Park and traffic around campus will be heavy throughout the festival.

University officials expect traffic around campus to be congested this evening as Tulsa's Oktoberfest celebration begins at the River West Festival Park. Oktoberfest runs tonight from 5-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

Those visiting OSU-CHS during festival times are asked to schedule extra travel time to allow for the increase in traffic. Traffic on Jackson Avenue will be restricted during the festival each day.