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Dean Emeritus Richard Poole dies at 91

Dean Emeritus Richard Poole dies at 91

Dr. Richard “Dick” Poole, who spent 33 years as an Oklahoma State University faculty member and administrator, including serving as dean of the College of Business for seven years, died March 14, 2019, at the age of 91.

Teaching youngsters economic basics

Teaching youngsters economic basics

How do you teach grade school students the economic concept of scarcity? You ask them to make something but don’t give them all the tools they need. That’s what Amy Lee did at the Meaningful Economics and Entrepreneur (MEE) competition sponsored by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.

Dan Rickman named Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)

Dan Rickman named Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)

Dan Rickman with the Department of Economics and Legal Studies in the Spears School of Business was recently named a Fellow of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI).

Spears Business students, faculty recognized at Graduate Honors and Award Luncheon

Spears Business students, faculty recognized at Graduate Honors and Award Luncheon

A number of students and faculty were honored on April 6 at the Spears School of Business Graduate Honors and Awards Luncheon at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

Two Spears Students Named Outstanding Seniors

Two Spears Students Named Outstanding Seniors

Claudio J. Ferrer and Hammons P. Hepner, two Spears School of Business students, have been named Outstanding Seniors.

Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference to discuss future Amazon production center

Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference to discuss future Amazon production center

The impact Amazon’s new sorting center in Oklahoma City will have on the state will be one of the topics addressed during the 2018 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference on Dec. 6 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Metro Technology Centers at the Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City.