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Welcome to Inside OU, a resource for OU students, staff, and faculty to stay connected with what is happening at the university.

Joseph Harroz Jr at the Inauguration ceremony

OU Celebrates President Harroz’s Inauguration


In a ceremony filled with tradition, reflection and optimism, Joseph Harroz Jr. was formally inaugurated last Friday as the 15th president of the University of Oklahoma.

Harroz and dignitaries at Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences event

OU College of Arts and Sciences Renamed in Honor of Transformational Dodge Family Gift


Last week, OU announced a historic gift from the family of Homer L. Dodge, a former OU faculty member, department chair and dean, that will transform the future of the OU College of Arts and Sciences.

Foundation for our Future logo with seed sower and evans hall in background

Foundation for our Future: Lead On, University Update


With the “Lead On, University” Strategic Plan now having surpassed the one-year mark, OU is seeing remarkable progress across the spectrum.

AISES event photo

New Scholarship Program Focuses on Computer Science and Tribal Nation Building


An interdisciplinary team of OU faculty was awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation that is focused on creating pathways to STEM disciplines for students with demonstrated financial need.

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OU Receives National Awards for Diversity Efforts


OU’s commitment to building a place of belonging is being nationally recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Hanak portrait

John M. Hanak Named Chief Innovation and Corporate Officer and Executive Director of the New Office of Innovation and Corporate Partnerships at OU


Led by John M. Hanak, the new office will focus on integrating the university’s efforts in technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, and corporate partnerships for sponsored research and education.

Students painting a wall with rollers

New Community Engagement Graduate Certificate Available to All Campuses


The Office of Community Engagement on the OU-Tulsa campus has developed a graduate certificate to help students discover how they are uniquely suited to impact the world around them.