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Google awards large grant to OSSM

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics has received a grant of $100,000 from Google through the OSSM Foundation!  The funds will assist the school in expanding its Virtual Program to reach students throughout Oklahoma with advanced math and science courses!

“The OSSM’s virtual training program is helping bring top-tier STEM education to students across the state, and Google is proud to support the efforts to expand this program,” said Andrew Silvestri, Google’s head of

OMRF hosts teachers for afternoon of research

OMRF research technician Julie Crane explains the role of the foundation’s Core Imaging Lab to middle school math teachers on June 7, 2022.

Nearly 40 Oklahoma middle school math teachers became students again this week, receiving a glimpse into the medical research that results from the passion they

New Express SmartBoard enhancing students learning!

Many thanks to Express Employment Professionals for sponsoring purchase of a new SmartBoard this year for classroom use at OSSM!  Using SmartBoards is enhancing students’ learning experience by allowing them to view diagrams, charts, videos, and more on the large screen in front of them. Their learning comes to life, and many students find it more fun to learn than ever before.  Visual learners are able to observe the whiteboard,

OSSM welcomes Dr. Gerard “Ged” Parkin as 30th Anniversary Sen. Penny Williams Distinguished Lecturer

On April 28, the OSSM Community excitedly welcomed Gerard “Ged” Parkin, D.Phil., Professor of Chemistry from Columbia University, as our esteemed 30th Anniversary speaker for the Senator Penny Williams Distinguished Lecture Series.  Dr. Parkin toured labs, visited with students and faculty, and gave a highly academic lecture to OSSM students during the day.  That evening, he visited with and delivered remarks to appreciative supporters at a reception and dinner

ONE Gas Foundation, Presbyterian Health Foundation, Warren & Jeri Thomas, and Bruzzy Westheimer band together to bring new scientific instrument to OSSM Chemistry department!

Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Installs New Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer for Student Use 

Sophisticated Machine Used in Many Fields to Detect Substances, Including Fire and Explosive Investigations, Airport Security and Environmental Analysis 

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — (April 28, 2022)- The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) announced today that it has purchased a gas chromatograph mass spectrometer for student use in OSSM chemistry classes. This sophisticated instrument enables students to identify different

Celebrating 30 years of Awesome outcomes! OSSM’s 2022 Quantum Experience – 30th Anniversary on November 5, 2022!

After having to postpone QE for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Please mark your calendar to help celebrate OSSM’s 30th Anniversary with Quantum Experience on November 5, 2022!

We are so grateful to all our QE sponsors and supporters and look so forward to sharing with you a thrilling celebration of

Lou Kerr hosts OSSM women for Leadership Conference

Many thanks to OSSM Foundation Trustee Lou Kerr who again hosted OSSM women to attend the OSU National Business Women’s Leadership Conference in Tulsa on March 9!  Mrs. Kerr has been closely involved with and provided major support for OSSM for decades.  She loves nothing more than seeing all OSSM students achieve their greatest potential.  She particularly enjoys providing educational and development opportunities for young women and, as a member of the International Women’s Forum and organizer of the OSU

Meinders Foundation treats OSSM students to Thunder game!

After two years of missing so many outings due to COVID, OSSM students and chaperones were thrilled to attend the Thunder v Golden State Warriors game at the Paycom Center on February 7!  What a welcome and wonderful break from students’ rigorous, college-level academics–Thank you so very much to Robert Meinders and to Herman and Ladonna Meinders, all of The Meinders Foundation, for this tremendously gracious gift!!

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Inasmuch Foundation supports OSSM with major grant

Strong, steadfast support of The Inasmuch Foundation is critical to ensuring OSSM can attract and retain the superb highly accomplished faculty, some 91% of whom hold a doctorate in their field of instruction, teaching OSSM’s college-level STEM curriculum. OSSM’s public/private partnership is what makes this world-class resource possible for Oklahoma high school juniors and seniors who crave more academic challenge in STEM than they can find at their traditional high school. Many, many thanks to The Inasmuch Foundation!

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OSSM Alumnus Plays Part in NASA’s Mars Helicopter

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) announced today the involvement of one of its alumni in NASA’s Mars Ingenuity helicopter. Ingenuity is a small robotic helicopter that has been located on Mars since February 18. It is the first aircraft on Mars and is intended to make the first powered and fully controlled atmospheric flight, from takeoff to landing, on any planet beyond Earth. NASA launched the helicopter on Monday, April 19. As it did, the aircraft carried with it ties to Oklahoma.

When NASA was designing the first flying