February 14, 2023
The University of Oklahoma has achieved its highest level of research expenditures ever reported. Research expenditures are a common measure of research activity and provide a comparison among peer institutions. Over fiscal year 2022 across its three campuses, OU reported more than $416.6 million in research and development expenditures to National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development survey, the leading reporting mechanisms for comparing research expenditures which provides an annual census of higher education institutions. This new record for research expenditures marks an 8% increase from FY21, and continued year-over-year growth in research expenditures since the implementation of OU’s “Lead On, University” Strategic Plan.
March 29, 2023
Throughout the day Wednesday, the state Capitol was infused with crimson and cream as the University of Oklahoma hosted OU Day at the Capitol – an opportunity to celebrate the university’s significant contributions to the state at large and its fundamental partnership with state leaders. OU administrators, faculty, staff and students were on hand to express appreciation to state leaders for their dedication to higher education.
March 07, 2023
During its March meeting, the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents elected Natalie Shirley of Oklahoma City as chair and Eric Stevenson of Westerville, Ohio, as vice chair for the 2023-2024 term.
March 07, 2023
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met today to approve new degree programs, leadership appointments, facility expansions and renovations, and other items. During the meeting, held on the Norman campus, the Regents approved four new academic degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity – the first degree program to be introduced specifically for the OU Polytechnic Institute. Anticipated to launch at OU-Tulsa in 2024, the institute will serve as a workforce solution to the increasing demand for credentialed workers in critical STEM fields like cybersecurity.
February 23, 2023
As the world transitions toward more renewable energy resources and deals with the consequences of a changing climate, the resiliency of energy infrastructure is becoming ever more urgent. University of Oklahoma researcher Paul Moses, Ph.D., has received a Faculty Early CAREER Development award from the National Science Foundation to better understand how chaotic grid disturbances from events like solar storms impact energy infrastructure.
March 21, 2023
The University of Oklahoma is implementing a structural change designed to enhance the scope and impact of the OU Native Nations Center. Since its formal establishment in 2015, the Native Nations Center has helped to advance OU’s longstanding excellence in Indigenous teaching and research and has strengthened the university’s collaboration with Tribal Nations. To elevate the center’s impact and in partnership with Tribal Nations, the Native Nations Center is transitioning from the Provost’s Office to the Office of the President, within the Office of Tribal Relations.
January 13, 2023
In fall 2022, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation recognized University of Oklahoma students Cora DeFrancesco and Mulan Tang, who were among 68 undergraduate students selected as Astronaut Scholars.
March 30, 2023
Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication has been recognized as one of the top media programs in the country, according to the 2023 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) school rankings.
A team of Price College of Business finance students qualified for the finals in the 2022 Financial Modeling University Championship, placing 14th overall. The inaugural competition, organized by the Financial Modeling World Cup and the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, featured 16 teams in the final round in the spring. Fifty-six teams representing 13 countries and 37 universities competed in the first two rounds. The Price College team tied for 11th and 12th in the first two rounds.
February 07, 2023
Qinggong Tang, Ph.D., assistant professor, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received a prestigious CAREER award through the Faculty Early Career Development Program of the National Science Foundation. The five-year project will develop novel endoscopic optical imaging techniques to provide real-time visualizations to improve clinicians’ ability to successfully administer needle-based medical interventions.
October 14, 2022
The University of Oklahoma today announced the public phase of the largest philanthropic campaign in the history of Oklahoma higher education, enabling the university to fully deliver on its promise of changing lives and launching a new era of excellence at OU.
Oklahoma legislators honor 2022 OU softball, women’s gymnastics teams during OU Day at Capitol
PHOTOS: OU celebrates Day at the Capitol
OPINION: This element critical to human flourishing is missing from the news
The Washington Post
So far, he and his colleagues at the Hope Research Center at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa have trained more than 22,000 government employees in Oklahoma, California and Washington to cultivate hope on purpose — not just among individuals but across entire systems, in welfare programs, school districts and prisons, among other places.
Nonprofit Clinic Offers Free Healthcare to Oklahomans
“Something that’s very different from him and like other doctors that I have shadowed, is he really treats his patients like family,” said OU medical student and volunteer Anuhya Ba.
Ken Paxton Calls for Texas To ‘Test’ Key SCOTUS Immigration Ruling By Flouting It
Talking Points Memo
“I really struggle reading the Texas proposal,” Kit F. Johnson, a professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law who focuses on immigration issues, told TPM of HB 20. “I cannot think of another instance in which we have had non-federal authorities claiming to protect the border.”
Key figure who oversaw Kansas City’s $1.5 billion air terminal project is retiring
Fresh out of graduate school — he earned his master’s of public administration at the University of Oklahoma and bachelor’s degree at Kansas State University — Klein was hired in 1997 by Ed Wolf, Kansas City’s public works director at the time, to be a capital improvement projects analyst.
Missouri River Historical Development picks third-ever Executive Director
Sioux Land Proud
Additional credentials include a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.
March 25, 2023
The University of Oklahoma presents this year's Stompdown, the annual step-show hosted by the Black Student Association and the National Pan-Hellenic Council, with a special guest performance by Yung Nation. The winner of this year's Stompdown is the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, congratulations ladies!
March 17, 2023
Last week, 130 graduating students from the OU College of Medicine opened envelopes that determined the future of their medical careers.
March 04, 2023
The University of Oklahoma held its annual dance marathon fundraiser this past weekend to raise money and awareness for the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Patients got to dance and have fun with OU students, and at the end of the event, organizers revealed that the OU community had raised almost half a million dollars for the hospital.