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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.

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OU Named Oklahoma’s Top University by U.S. News & World Report

September 18, 2023

The University of Oklahoma is again the state’s No. 1 university, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges list. This year, OU rose to No. 124 overall, placing No. 64 among public universities nationwide.

Ranked top 100 US Universitites Granted Utility Patents in 2022

OU Ranks Among Top Patent-Holding Universities

September 20, 2023

The University of Oklahoma is the only university in the state to have ranked among the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022, a list published by the National Academy of Inventors.

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Three OU Faculty Receive National Institutes of Health Funding to Maximize Their Research

September 20, 2023

For the first time in one year, three faculty at the University of Oklahoma have received Maximizing Investigators’ Research Awards from the National Institutes of Health.

NAVEX Customer Excellence Award 2023 Winner

OU Report It! Hotline Wins National Award for Ethics and Compliance

September 20, 2023

OU Report It! – the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents reporting hotline – has been recognized with the 2023 NAVEX Customer Excellence Awards in Ethics and Compliance.

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OU to Present National Theatre Live Broadcasts

September 14, 2023

OU will bring the best of British theatre and international stars like Emilia Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ian McKellen to Norman this fall through a campus partnership presenting select showings of National Theatre Live at Gaylord Hall Auditorium.

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OU Partners with United Way to Make a Difference Across the State

September 20, 2023

OU faculty, staff and students are making a difference in communities across Oklahoma by donating to United Way.

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OU-Tulsa Interim President Featured on International Engineering Organization Panel

September 20, 2023

Dr. Jim Sluss recently conducted a panel discussion on tenure for a webinar offered by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.