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Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

Published work recognized

February 17, 2011
Story by Marissa Chavez, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -The fifth annual Celebrating Books by OSU Authors is scheduled for Feb. 22 with this year’s event showcasing a record number of authors.

Celebrating Books recognizes OSU employees and students who have authored, co-authored or edited a book or published a major creative work such as musical composition, art exhibit catalog or audio recording in the past two years. The event takes place each spring during OSU’s Research Week.

This year’s come and go reception will be held in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. where guests can enjoy drinks and heavy appetizers.  

“Publication is at the heart of so much of our work in academia.  A book is a substantial and significant contribution,” said Sheila Johnson, Dean of Libraries. “Celebrating Books allows us to recognize these authors’ work and celebrate their accomplishment.”

The public is invited to a reception to meet the authors and discuss their work and publication process. Selections of the honorees’ work will be available to purchase.

Dr. Peter Rollins is the 2011 special honoree. Rollins has been a prolific author and a long-time supporter of the library. This month, he will also be honored with the Oklahoma Humanities Award.

Other honorees include Gregory Bell, Brett Carver, Dursun Delen, Victor Dmitriev, Michael C. Edwards, John D. Foubert, Brian Frehner, Richard Frohock, Afshin Ghajar, Alyson Greiner, Britton Gildersleeve, Henry Jann, Sanjay Kapil, David Knottnerus, Julie Koch, Mary Larson, Michael Lorenz, Jo Lynch, Sundararajan V. Madihally, Khaled Mansy, Stephen W.S. McKeever, JL Myers, Michael H. Morris, Jeretta Nord, Dennis R. Preston, Peter C. Rollins, Karin Schestokat, James Scott, Ramesh Sharda, Andrine Shufran, Celia Stall-Meadows, Robert J. Sternberg, Ramanjulu Sunkar, Justin Talley, Robert Terry, Jr., Theodore M. Vestal, Barbara Walker, Mark A. Wolfgram, David Yellin and Eduardo G. Yukihara.

For more information or to include work in this year’s event, visit www.library.okstate.edu/news/Celebratingbooks.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/spring11/cb11.htm
Last Updated: 17 February 2011

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