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What makes up intellectual wellness?

Intellectual wellness is engaging in creative and mentally-stimulating activities, expanding your knowledge and imparting knowledge to others. You can develop intellectual wellness through academic pursuits, but also through cultural, artistic or skill-based learning.

 

How to improve your intellectual wellness

 

Opportunities for developing your intellectual wellness

  • Arts & Culture

    Arts on Campus

    Highlights Arts facilities available in Oklahoma State University campus. 

    Arts on Campus

     

    McKnight Center for the Arts

    The McKnight Center is a world-class epicenter for the arts, attracting celebrated national and international programs featuring notable performing arts productions and artists.

    McKnight Center for the Arts

     

    Prairie Arts Center

    The mission of the Prairie Arts Center is to encourage the exploration of art and promote creativity for all ages and skill levels.

    Prairie Arts Center

     

    Science Museum of Oklahoma 

    Provides a glimpse into the evolution of museum, and understanding of science.

    Science Museum of Oklahoma

     

    National Cowboy Museum

    The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the Museum collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to promote interest in the enduring legacy of the American West.

    National Cowboy Museum

     

    Museum of Osteology

    Museum of Osteology, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is a unique educational experience. Focusing on the form and function of the skeletal system, this 7000 square ft. museum displays hundreds of skulls and skeletons from all corners of the world. Exhibits include adaptation, locomotion, classification and diversity of the vertebrate kingdom.The Museum of Osteology is the only one of its kind in America. 

    Museum of Osteology

     

    Oklahoma Historical Society

    The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people.

    Oklahoma Historical Society

     

    Gilcrease Museum of Art

    The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, known as Gilcrease Museum, houses a comprehensive collection of the art, culture and history of North America. The museum represents hundreds of Indigenous cultures from across North and South America, with material culture and archeology ranging from 12,000 BCE to the 21st century. The collection includes more than 350 years of American paintings, sculptures and works on paper, including the largest public holdings of art of the American West.

    Gilcrease Museum

     

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art

    OKCMOA is dedicated to providing an activated Museum space at all times with interactive experiences and art-making activities. From tours to exhibition-inspired art activities and Discovery Packs, OKCMOA is committed to creating enriching experiences in the galleries for visitors of all ages.

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art

     

    Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial and Museum

    We come here to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever. May all who leave here know the impact of violence. May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity. In the Memorial Mission Statement, the Task Force called for the creation of a memorial to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever – in short, all who were touched directly or indirectly by the bombing.

    Oklahoma City Memorial Museum

     

    John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation-Tulsa

    Beginning with the 2008 groundbreaking for Reconciliation Park, which was Dr. John Hope Franklin’s last public appearance before his death in March 2009, the Center’s Board of Directors has created an exciting vision – to transform the bitterness and mistrust caused by years of racial division, even violence, into a hopeful future of reconciliation and cooperation for Tulsa and the nation.

    John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

     

    Oklahoma Aquarium

    Did you know that more than 70% of the Earth's surface is covered by water? That means our oceans, rivers, lakes, and streams are critically important to the overall health of our planet. Our mission is "to educate and inspire conservation of our aquatic world through interactive discovery."

    Oklahoma Aquarium

     

    Tulsa Symphony

    The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra is a community service organization that entertains, educates, heals, and inspires through musical excellence, innovation, and collaboration.

    Tulsa Symphony

     

    Philbrook Museum of Art

    In 1938 Waite Phillips surprised Tulsans with the announcement of his gift of the 72-room mansion and surrounding 23 acres of grounds as an art center for the city of Tulsa. The vision first made possible by Waite and Genevieve Phillips is now one of America’s finest art museums. The integrity of the original residence remains intact while later additions to the facility and gardens complete this classic Tulsa attraction. Serving over 160,000 visitors annually, Philbrook has become a poignant testimony to Tulsa’s past while building a shining example of this city’s bright future.

    Philbrook Museum of Art

     

    ISS

    The Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) assist the university and its international community to facilitate the education and personal development of international students and scholars.

    International Student Services

  • Academic Support

    OSU Writing Center

    The writing center aims to help students with their writing through revising techniques in order to best support students' with their papers and with the individual as a writer. The Graduate Writing Center specifically supports graduate students.

    OSU Writing Center 

     

    ITLE

    The Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ITLE) offers programming to develop your teaching skills.

    ITLE

     

    360° CSCS Program

    The 360° Critical Skills for Career Success program equip you with skills that develop beyond your discipline, skills that can help differentiate you as a candidate in your job search and dramatically impact your overall career success.

    360°Professional Development Program

     

    Student Accessibility Services

    Student Accessibility Services at Oklahoma State University offers academic support services to students with disabilities.

    Student Accessibility Services

     

    Graduate Student Success Center

    The Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC) is a space for graduate students to gather, work on group projects, access the Graduate Writing Center, attend activities for the 360° Critical Skills for Career Success program and more.

    Graduate Student Success Center 

  • Libraries

    Edmon Low Library

    The Edmon Low Library (ELL) is the main library of  Oklahoma State University . The Library offers a number of workshops specifically for graduate students. Many of the workshops qualify for 360° Critical Skills Program Credit. 

    Edmon Low Library 

     

    Graduate Workshops at ELL

    Workshops available to graduate students in OSU via Edmon Low Library.

    Graduate Workshop at ELL

     

    Stillwater Public Library 

    The library provides over 90,000 items in a variety of formats including hardback books, paperbacks, largeprint material, books on CD, CD music, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, ebooks, downloadable audio books and downloadable music.

    Stillwater Public Library

     

    Tulsa Public Library

    With 24 locations the Tulsa Public Library system as well as virtual resources, Tulsa-based students can access a wealth of books and other materials.

    Tulsa Public Library

  • Community Engagement

    Campus Link

    Provides links to public events, student organizations and latest news in and around Oklahoma State University campuses. 

    Campus Link

      

    Student Volunteer Center

    The Student Volunteer Center intends to make sure that students leave their mark on the community and gain valuable career experience through community service projects.

    Student Volunteer Center

     

    OSU Events Calendar 

    The calendar of events at OSU a great way to find out about cultural and other events you may be interested in. There are great filtering functions to help you find what you are interested in.

    OSU Events Calendar

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