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  • Free workshop planned to help math, science teachers engage learners

    October 6, 2016 -- A free workshop to explore ways to engage learners in science and math will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Enid campus, room 202.

  • Seismometer station installed on Northwestern campus grounds

    January 26, 2016--Over the winter break, Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Natural Sciences department installed a seismometer station at the University Farm south of Alva with the help of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to collect earthquake aftershock data.

    Accessing Seismic Data

  • Schuhmacher family legacy continues in Alva

    June 19, 2012 – With a gift of $50,000 to the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation, a scholarship established by the late Dr. John Schuhmacher will give assistance to students in need at his alma mater and continue the Schuhmacher legacy in the Alva community.

  • Senior biology student clones DNA as part of summer internship program

    Northwestern senior Amanda Moyer of Fargo has been interested in science for as long as she can remember, but a recent summer internship with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation in Oklahoma City allowed her to broaden her horizons and even make some discoveries of her own.

  • Elementary students attend summer Math and Science Academy at Northwestern

    Nearly 35 students from the Alva and Freedom school districts attended the summer Math and Science Academy at Northwestern Oklahoma State University this summer.

  • Science department to play host to Science and Religion Forum

    A lively discussion about the nature of science and religion, focusing on the science of evolution, will be held at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva on Feb. 13, in the Science Amphitheatre, and at Northwestern-Enid on Feb. 14, in the Commons Area. Both programs will take place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Northwestern science class looks to relocate campus bats

    It may take a few months, but members of a Northwestern Oklahoma State University science class have set out to remedy a current campus bat problem. Last spring, students in the Wildlife Management Techniques class taught by Dr. Aaron Place, assistant professor of biology, undertook the service learning project of looking for a solution to remove the current bat population from both the Student Center, as well as the Joe J. Struckle Education Center.
  • Northwestern to celebrate renovation of campus buildings

    While students, faculty and staff have been enjoying the renovated surroundings of two newly-renovated campus classroom buildings at Northwestern Oklahoma State University for a few weeks, the public is invited to get its first-hand look at the new and improved Science and Health and Sports Science Education buildings on April 24.
  • Northwestern's Steve Maier earns doctorate

    Dr. Steven Maier, assistant professor of physics at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, completed and defended his dissertation to receive his doctorate in educational studies in December.