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. Among all public universities in the region, OU placed in the Top 5.
September 13, 2023
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met today to approve the next steps to renovate nursing student facilities and classrooms, academic appointments, the formation of a search committee and other items. At the meeting, held on Cameron University’s Duncan campus, the Regents approved an agenda item related to enhancements at OU’s Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, which has significantly increased enrollment to meet workforce demands. The board authorized the selection of a construction management firm for the project, which will provide additional learning spaces, modernize existing classrooms and upgrade the college’s student success center.
September 05, 2023
The University of Oklahoma announced today plans to begin the state’s first pediatric dentistry residency. This highly-specialized two-year program will be offered through the OU College of Dentistry and will be integrated into the overall health care team at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health. The program in pediatric dentistry is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation.”
August 29, 2023
In Oklahoma and across the United States, Indigenous women have the highest rates of death and health complications during and following pregnancy. However, data shows that more than 90% of those deaths are preventable and that contributing factors like hemorrhage and mental health conditions can be better addressed.
July 17, 2023
The University of Oklahoma has broken another record, setting a new all-time high for sponsored research awards to its Norman campus. Sponsored research, or research funded by organizations outside of the university, is a vital part of the mission of large public research universities to create and disseminate new knowledge that impacts society and changes lives. “Achieving another record-setting year for research is a strong indicator of the University of Oklahoma’s exceptional trajectory as a world-changing leader in innovation, research and collaboration,” said OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. “This milestone stands as a testament to the remarkable ability of our research community to translate their expertise into real-world impacts, fostering confidence and attracting transformational investments from our external partners.”
September 15, 2023
Potential infection with Clostridioides difficle, or C. difficile, emerges as one of the most troubling risks during a hospital stay, particularly for people taking antibiotics or those with a weakened immune system. Although unsuccessful thus far, efforts to develop a vaccine to protect against C. difficile continue. And now, a surge of federal funding aims to bolster the science needed to create a more effective method of preventing these infections.
September 14, 2023
The University of Oklahoma 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.
August 07, 2023
The University of Oklahoma has announced its lineup for the 2023-2024 Presidential Speakers Series dinners. The fall 2023 event will feature a point/counterpoint discussion with professors Robert P. George of Princeton University and Cornel West of Union Theological Seminary, and the spring 2024 dinner will feature Paul Ryan, former speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
July 31, 2023
The Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma has been awarded more than $2.7 million in two federal grants from Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Both grants are designed to help improve Oklahoma’s critical nursing shortage.
July 26, 2023
OU’s Leadership and Policy Center for Thriving Schools and Communities, known as THRIVE, has launched the Oklahoma Education Journal.
July 20, 2023
Canopy Healthtech announced four grantees for its inaugural investment, totaling $400,000. Grantees receive nondilutive funding and expert mentorship to expedite the commercialization of intellectual property developed at Oklahoma universities.
August 04, 2023
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $1.78 million grant to a researcher at the OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma. The grant is to study the process of cancer metastasis, which is currently affecting more than 620,000 Americans, according to the National Cancer Institute. The four-year grant was awarded to Natarajan Aravindan, Ph.D., who is an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the OU College of Medicine and a researcher at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center.
June 06, 2023
The highly coveted biennial OU Health Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes was awarded to Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, M.D., FRS, FMedSci, of the University of Cambridge for his outstanding research into the link between obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
June 14, 2023
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met in Tulsa today to approve the budget for fiscal year 2024, academic and administrative appointments, new degree offerings, facility renovations and other items. During the meeting, the Regents approved the university’s fiscal year 2024 budget. Driven by the university’s ambition to continue realizing the vision of its Strategic Plan, the FY24 budget endeavors to position OU for even higher levels of excellence while balancing affordability and accessibility. To support this, the Regents approved a 3% increase in tuition and mandatory fees for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Norman campus programs. At the Health Sciences Center, eight professional programs and undergraduate and graduate programs will have tuition increases ranging from 1% to 7%.
OU Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
Latest COVID vaccines not in all pharmacies
Tahlequah Daily Press
OSDH collaborates with the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center to monitor viral loads of SAR-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in wastewater, Ortiz said.
Rachel Schwartz, an assistant professor of international and area studies at the University of Oklahoma who was a research affiliate and Guatemala expert on the AmericasBarometer survey, said that while the survey data was gathered before the election, what she has seen since suggests the tumultuous electoral process has struck a chord.
Therapy Thoughts: What is codependency?
News on 6
Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health. This week we are talking about Co-dependency and the difference between bullying and harassment. – College of Education OU Tulsa
As Israeli Role in Syria’s Suwayda Protests
Prominent Syria expert Joshua Landis of the University of Oklahoma explained that “most of the protesters are calling for more government activity in the economic life of the country, rather than a collapse of the government.” – Department of International and Area Studies
Manassas names Interim City Manager
What’s Up Manassas
The new Interim City Manager received his bachelor’s in Administration of Justice through George Mason University and earned a masters in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma.
August 11, 2023
The University of Oklahoma officially welcomed its largest freshman class in school history at the annual Class Kick-Off event, held in the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.