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Coffee with a Diplomat

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2015

Outreach Programs Summer 2015

Posted on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

TEC de Monterrey
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TEC de Monterrey

Allegro to Perform April 17

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Division of International Studies and Outreach at Oklahoma State University is excited to announce Allegro will be performing April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Seretean Center.

Allegro is a group of musicians from Tecnologico de Monterrey made up of high school, undergraduate and graduate students. This will be the groups fifth year to perform at OSU.

“The Division of International Studies and Outreach is honored to host them once again and to build university relations with Technologico de Monterrey through dance and music,” said David Henneberry, associate vice president for the DISO.

This event is free to the public and all community members are invited to attend as well as students, faculty and staff.


Allegro 2015 “Music City”

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Patricia A. Moore speaks on “AGEing: The Challenge of the Lifespan

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015

Moore is an internationally renowned gerontologist and designer, serving as a leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors and requirements. Beginning at the age of 26, for a period of three years, in an exceptional and daring sociological experiment, Moore traveled throughout the United States and Canada disguised as women more than eighty years of age of varying socio-economic status. With her body altered to simulate the normal sensory changes associated with aging, she was able to respond to people, products and environments as an elder.

Since 1990, Moore has designed more than 200 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Environments for acute and sub-acute healthcare facilities throughout North America, Europe and Japan. She is a frequent lecturer, media guest, author of a number of articles and three books. She is the co-author of the American National Standards Committee on Anthropometry and is considered a pioneer of universal design.

Moore holds undergraduate degrees in industrial and environmental and communication design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, graduate degrees in psychology and counseling and in human development from Columbia University and has completed advanced studies in biomechanics at New York University’s medical school and Rusk Institute.

She has received numerous awards for her achievements including being named by ID Magazine as one of The 40 Most Socially Conscious Designers in the world. In 2000, a consortium of news editors and organizations named her as one of The 100 Most Important Women in America.

Established in 1995, The Dean Lela O’Toole International Speaker Series in the College of Human Sciences focuses on timely and relevant topics related to public policy, ethics, and international issues in the scholastic areas of the college. Lela O’Toole served as dean of the College of Human Sciences from 1951-1975. She believed universities have an important role in the conduct of international and world affairs. Dean O’Toole’s interest in the world community led the college and Oklahoma State University to a position of international leadership during the mid-twentieth century.

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