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Cherokee Nation Visits OU Tulsa, Speaks About Relationship with the State
News on 6

Sam Noble Museum to host Bug Squad Insect Adventures
Oklahoma City Free Press

The Fentanyl Crisis: It’s worse thank you think
News on 6

Here’s Scott Mitchell’s conversation Dr. Donna J. Nelson, chemist and University of Oklahoma professor. Dr. Nelson details her research into the fentanyl plague and why it could get much, much worse if drastic steps aren’t taken soon. – College of Arts & Sciences

Is the Axis of Resistance gaining support in the GCC?
The Cradle

Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, recently wrote in a Responsible Statecraft article that “[US President Joe] Biden’s support for Israel’s war against the Palestinians has inflamed anti-American and anti-Western feelings across the entire Arab world. It has breathed new life into the resistance front.” 

Rising Broadway star and OU grad Adrianna Hicks wins first Grammy Award: What to know
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma research could make detecting pancreatic cancer easier
KFOR

Groundbreaking cancer research is ongoing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Researchers said in the near future, doctors in clinics could be detecting cancer tumors like never before.

Metal Supermarkets and OU Steel Bridge Team join forces to construct bridge for competition
Norman Transcript

Are you happy? New film follows a Bhutan bureaucrat who asks 148 questions to find out
NPR

The statement came as globalization loomed over the long-isolated country, says Michael Givel, a comparative political scientist at University of Oklahoma who has done research in Bhutan. – College of Arts & Sciences

‘Overshadow Gaza crimes’: World reacts to US attacks on Iraq and Syria
Al Jazeera

Joshua Landis, associate professor and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told Al Jazeera that politicians in Washington are pressuring Biden for a stronger response as the US presidential election looms.

US launches retaliatory strikes on Iran-backed targets in Iraq and Syria
The National News

Joshua Landis, director of the Centre for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, said it was important the US response not be overly antagonistic towards Iraq.

OU students study ways to upgrade Taft trails, buildings
Muskogee Phoenix

DentaQuest contributes $25,000 to University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
Associated Press

Oklahoma’s Black History: Influential People, Events
News 9

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher - First Black Law Student at the University of Oklahoma

From teachers to politicians, here are 6 influential Black Oklahomans to learn about this month
The Oklahoman

In 1992, Fisher was appointed to the University of Oklahoma's Board of Regents. After her death in 1995, the university dedicated a garden in her name, where a plaque inscription reads, "In Psalm 118, the psalmist speaks of how the stone that the builders once rejected becomes the cornerstone."

Therapy Thursday: How can I strengthen my emotional control
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health. – College of Education

Study finds Oklahoma leads the nation in long Covid
KFOR

Dean of OU’s Hudson College of Public Health Dale Bratzler says its due to multiple things, but one reason stands above all others.

Microbial research unravels a global nitrogen mystery
Phys.Org

Novel research led by Wei Qin, an assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Oklahoma, that significantly changes the understanding of ammonia oxidation, a critical component of the global nitrogen cycle, has been published in the journal Nature Microbiology.

1st-century villa discovered near Mount Vesuvius may be where Pliny the Elder watched catastrophic eruption
Live Science

"Naturalis Historia remains a classic today, with some arguing it is the first encyclopaedia ever written," Sue Alcock, an archaeologist at the University of Oklahoma, told Live Science in an email.

OU DEI newsletter announces new program to support neurodivergent students, honors legacy of MLK
OU Daily

‘This is an everybody thing’: BERT, OU African Student Association discuss future of DEI programs
OU Daily

How mapping ‘heat islands’ can help cities prepare for extreme heat
NPR

Oklahoma City's Office of Sustainability, in partnership with the University of Oklahoma, and other environmental organizations, recruited volunteers to act as "citizen scientists" to help researchers gather key data.

OU researchers to present Science of Hope lectures
Fox Illinois
(TV Clip)

Tulsa clinic works to prevent, treat and find a cure for diabetes
Tulsa People

“With over 450,000 Oklahomans (living) with diabetes, and another 25% suspected with diabetes or pre-diabetes, the state ranks in the bottom five for diabetes and diabetes care,” says Jed Friedman, Ph.D., director of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center; vice-provost for diabetes programs; and professor of physiology, biochemistry and pediatrics-endocrinology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Bratzler on Oklahoma leading U.S. in cases of long COVID
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU researcher leads a global trial for a promising new treatment for ovarian cancer
KTUL

“It decreased what we call the hazard of progression by about 35%,” Dr. Kathleen Moore, deputy director of clinical research, said. “Improved the response rate and, a little surprising but very excited, we showed improvement in overall survival.”

Experts fuse agents to boost microscopic pancreatic cancer screening
Interesting Engineering

Recently, researchers from the OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences successfully developed a new method to ‘improve the detection of a deadly disease — pancreatic cancer.’

Study examines use of MSOT for detecting pancreatic cancer, improving surgery
Health Imaging

Pancreatic cancer outcomes remain among the worst for patients, but researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health’s Stephenson Cancer Center hope to change that by improving early detection of the disease.

OU Health Researchers Unveil Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer Detection Method
Tech Times

OU announces Fall 2023 Honor Roll
McAlester News-Capital

More than 9,800 Students Named to OU’s Fall 2023 Honor Roll
Cheyenne Star

Love is everywhere: 4 Oklahoma destinations to celebrate love
Tulsa People

The University of Oklahoma in Norman is the home of a 6-foot-tall rendition of the famous LOVE sculpture by the late Robert Indiana. This pop art creation has appeared on everything from paintings to postage stamps.

Guest commentary: Time for Norman to open the door
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma has grown as well, and Norman has enjoyed plenty of time in the national spotlight as the Sooners have won championship after championship.

Coaches vs. Cancer: Supporting Cancer Patients and Families
News on 6

“It means a lot to me. I lost both of my parents to cancer,” said Porter Moser, University of Oklahoma men’s head basketball coach.

Tulsa clinic works to prevent, treat and find a cure for diabetes
Tulsa People

“With over 450,000 Oklahomans (living) with diabetes, and another 25% suspected with diabetes or pre-diabetes, the state ranks in the bottom five for diabetes and diabetes care,” says Jed Friedman, Ph.D., director of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center; vice-provost for diabetes programs; and professor of physiology, biochemistry and pediatrics-endocrinology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

OU research focuses on innovative combination of imaging techniques to detect pancreatic cancer
News Medical

OU Health Sciences Trials New Pancreatic Cancer Imaging Tech
Mirage News

Several Skiatook, Sperry students named to University of Oklahoma honor rolls
Skiatook Journal

OU Student-Athletes Record 3.24 Cumulative GPA, Extend 3.0 Streak
Sooners Sports

Evangelical Christian voters say supporting Trump is all about abortion. It’s more complicated than that.
Business Insider

Samuel Perry, a University of Oklahoma sociologist and expert in Christianity and politics, told NPR that despite recent wins like overturning Roe, many white evangelicals still feel like underdogs in the culture war. – College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Helina Hoyt joins OU College of Nursing
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Oklahoma City attorney joins Arvest Bank board
Lawton Constitution

A native of Southwest Oklahoma, Christian received her bachelor’s degree in animal science prior to pursuing a law degree at the University of Oklahoma.

Researchers at OU Seek to Uncover Earth’s History 
KFOR
(TV Clips)

Professor Lynn Soreghan interviewed in this story – College of Earth and Energy

OU Transportation library named top 5 in the country
Norman Transcript

‘Nobody’s losing their job’: Top OU executives brief student leaders on governor-ordered DEI review
OU Daily

Oklahoma cybersecurity experts say virtual health care and cybercrime are growing
The Oklahoman

Furthermore, the city will witness an increase in cyber talent through the University of Oklahoma where the new OU Polytechnic Institute in Tulsa will offer a cybersecurity degree beginning this fall.

Should you flush with a closed or open toilet lid? What experts say
Hindustan Times

According to a research published in 2013 by the University of Oklahoma, it was found that faecal matter, along with various pathogens and water particles, can blast through the air and on surfaces after flushing the toilet without the lid on.

Plagues in Roman Italy Linked to Climate Change, Scientists Say
Newsweek

"In short, climate affects the biology of the pathogen, ecosystems (including animal hosts and insect vectors), and human societies (causing migration, war, social crisis, and above all food shortages that make populations vulnerable to infection," co-author Kyle Harper, a professor of classics and letters at the University of Oklahoma, told Newsweek.

Striking a bipartisan border deal could impact November’s presidential election
KOCO

Melody Rowlett, who has a Ph.D. in political science and is a professor at the University of Oklahoma, said it is common to see issues around a campaign get involved with what is happening within Congress. – College of Arts & Sciences

Member of OKGOP committee that condemned Lankford wasn’t notified of meeting, calling it illegitimate
KOCO

"No sitting Senator has been censured by his own party," said Melody Huckaby Rowlett, who has a Ph.D. and is a professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma.

OU gets $1.4 million grant for wildfire mitigation research
KFOR

OU business students to compete for $1 million prize to launch enterprise
Muskogee Phoenix

OU Tulsa Launching Technical Degrees
News on 6
(TV Clip)

OU Law honors former lieutenant governor and Duncan native, Jari Askins
KSWO

Guest: It’s not Christian nationalism to vote your values, unless they trample on others’ rights
The Oklahoman

Article cowritten by Samuel L. Perry, a professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma.

Therapy Thursday: How to Develop a Positive Outlook
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health. – College of Education

Dr. Bratzler on blood tests could soon detect Alzheimer
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

On track for fall launch, OU Polytechnic seeks more student applicants, industry partners
Tulsa World

OU business students to compete for $1 million prize to launch enterprise
Norman Transcript

OU business students to compete for $1 million prize to launch enterprise
Yahoo! News

Norman Public Library West to host Taylor Swift’s musical director, Broadway performer
KOCO

On Feb. 8, the Norman Public Library West will host "In My Experience: Shayna Steele and David Cook." The event featuring the husband-wife duo is open to all ages and will be presented in partnership with the University of Oklahoma School of Music's Resonance Series.

Why Evangelicals Went All In on Trump, Again
Time Magazine

Article written by Prof. Samuel Perry – College of Arts & Sciences

Is This The Beginning Of The End For U.S. Troop Deployments In Syria and Iraq?
Forbes

Joshua Landis, Director of the Centre of Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies at the University of Oklahoma, also doubts the U.S. will withdraw from Syria before the elections.

The dollar stabilizes in anticipation of US data and focus on the European Central Bank meeting
West Observer

According to Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, these “economic punches” come at a bad time for these countries, as economic activity across the Middle East and North Africa has already declined, falling to 2 percent in 2023. From 5.6 percent the previous year.

Lawmaker seeks age limit for state judges
Enid News & Eagle

University of Oklahoma College of Law Dean Emeritus Andy Coats said the bill, should it become law, might run afoul of age discrimination laws.

Sommer Robbins named associate district judge for Jackson County
Lawton Constitution

Robbins obtained a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Oklahoma State University and later obtained a law degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Iowa bill would let unsupervised teens care for infants at centers
The Courier

A team from the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, regularly evaluated the children's academic outcomes and executive function through the end of third grade. These outcomes were then compared to a cohort of 38 children, serving as a control group, who were unable to get a spot at Tulsa Educare. 

Oklahoma ranked among least vulnerable to cyber threats in 2024 despite hospital attacks
KTUL

"What I think it shows is that population-wise, we're fortunate that we don't have some of the populations that some of the larger states do," said Christopher Freeze, an Assistant Professor at OU Polytechnic Institute.

Simple Modern CEO will be guest speaker at Moore Chamber luncheon
Norman Transcript

Mike graduated with a degree from the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business, where he currently serves as the senior entrepreneur-in-residence.

Nuclear data unveils the secrets of the microbial ecosystem
Interesting Engineering

In a study of seven-years, the University of Oklahoma has successfully shown the intricate dynamics of microbial communities in groundwater, shedding light on their responses to environmental stress and opening avenues for potential bioremediation strategies.

Scientists translate nuclear waste site data into microbial ecosystem insights
The Microbiologist

A flagship seven-year study led by the University of Oklahoma that explores how environmental stresses influence different ecological processes shaping the composition and structure of microbial communities in groundwater has been published in the journal Nature Microbiology.

Several Oklahoma schools canceling classes, going virtual on Monday
News 9

‘You gotta be tough’: White evangelicals remain enthusiastic about Donald Trump
NPR

Samuel Perry, a sociologist at the University of Oklahoma, says even with recent victories like the overturning of the abortion-rights decision Roe v. Wade, many still see themselves as underdogs in a culture war.

War Has Already Hurt the Economies of Israel’s Nearest Neighbors
New York Times

The latest economic gut punches could not come at a worse time for these countries, said Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

Energy execs: Massive merger great for OKC, state
Journal Record

All of the energy companies benefit from strong engineering and geology programs at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, and it’s good to have all three pioneers in shale oil and gas production in the same place, Hamm said. 

Therapy Thursday: Celebrating Valentine’s Day when You’re Single
News 9

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health. This week we're responding to Sue, who is now single but still interested in celebrating the upcoming Valentine's Day. She wants to know if there is a way to do that without it feeling odd.

Two Onda Lawyers Earn Family Law Board Certifications
Yahoo! Finance

Mr. Lambert earned his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and Ms. Cowle earned her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. 

OU Regents OK new degree programs
Journal Record

Translating Nuclear Waste Data to Microbial Ecosystem Insights
Mirage News

A flagship seven-year study led by the University of Oklahoma that explores how environmental stresses influence different ecological processes shaping the composition and structure of microbial communities in groundwater, has been published in the journal Nature Microbiology. 

Translating nuclear waste site data in microbial ecosystem insights
Phys.Org

Research Shows Precision Medicine’s Ethnicity-Based Benefits 
Mirage News

A new study published by researchers at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at OU Health Sciences highlights racial disparities in a subset of cancer patients and, using advanced biomedical research technology, provides evidence for those differences at the molecular level. 

Dr. Bratzler on the increase of cancer cases for people under the age of 50
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

Fertility preservation offers hope for many in Oklahoma
Journal Record

An innovative new fertility preservation option offered at OU Health is giving new hope to patients who face medical treatments that are likely to impair their ability to conceive a child. 

OU College of Nursing Continues Record-Level Enrollment, Expands Educational Reach
Oklahoma’s Nursing Times

OU Health to host a Sooner Select Wellness Fair
KOCO
(TV Clip)

A firebombing in Tulsa highlights gaps in Oklahoma hate crime law
Public Radio Tulsa

Meredith Worthen, a sociology professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies LGBTQ issues, said it’s impossible to get completely accurate data for any type of victimization. Experts refer to this issue as the “dark figure of crime.”

Brian Callahan Named CEO, Joe Eastin Named Executive Chairman of ISN
Associated Press

Callahan joined ISN in 2004, has served as President and COO since 2018, as COO since 2016, and as Executive Vice President since 2013. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. 

OU Board of Regents to consider Honors College dean search, Jacobson Hall renderings
OU Daily

‘Be Present. Be Bold.,’ campaign launched by Putnam City schools to combat chronic absenteeism
Fox OKC

Additional alumni that participated in the campaign include Mike Beckham, the CEO of Simple Modern, OU President Joseph Harroz, Jr., NFL Hall of Famer Steve Largent and former OKC Mayor Mick Cornett.

$34 million to aid in wildfire prevention research
OK Energy Today

A group at the University of Oklahoma is among a handful of recipients of more than $34 million from the federal government and NOAA to study says to improve wildfire preparedness and response. 

OU’s Deep Dust Project works to unravel Earth’s climate past in Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin
Muskogee Phoenix

Oklahoma’s Own in Focus: Tribal compacts, Task forces, and Tags
News 9

Gifford explains the cross-deputization is similar to the Norman Police Department’s agreement with the University of Oklahoma police, or the Stillwater Police Department’s agreement with the Oklahoma State Police.  

A firebombing in Tulsa highlights gaps in Oklahoma hate crime law
The Frontier

Meredith Worthen, a sociology professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies LGBTQ issues, said it’s impossible to get completely accurate data for any type of victimization. Experts refer to this issue as the “dark figure of crime.” But there are additional safety and privacy concerns for many LGBTQ people, Worthen said. 

Therapy Thursday: The Cons of Excessive Screen Time for Kids & Adults
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health. This week we're responding to Lexi who asks about the impact of excessive screen time for her middle schoolers. – College of Education

Guest: Conservatives do not believe providing food is a legitimate function of government
The Oklahoman

Opinion piece by David Deming, professor of Arts & Sciences at the University of Oklahoma. 

OU’s Deep Dust Project Works to Unravel Earth’s climate past in Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin
Norman Transcript

OU professor links Type 2 diabetes with breast cancer
Norman Transcript

OU professor links Type 2 diabetes with breast cancer
Yahoo! News

White Christian nationalism is a danger to democracy, critics say. Oklahoma is no stranger to the ideology
The Oklahoman

In Oklahoma, Samuel Perry, Ph.D., a University of Oklahoma sociology professor who co-authored the book "The Flag and the Cross," said Christian nationalism should not be misconstrued with Christian patriotism and a Christian's love for the U.S.

‘Still no endgame’ as Blinken concludes latest Middle East tour: Analysts
Al Jazeera

The latest rhetoric underscored the “yawning gap” between Washington’s vision for a post-war Gaza and what Israel’s government is willing to accept, according to Joshua Landis, the director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma. 

Rand named Oklahoma Aerospace and Defense Innovation Institute Executive Director
Norman Transcript

After serving as interim executive director since Oct. 2023, General (Ret) Robin “Baba” Rand has been named the executive director of the Oklahoma Aerospace and Defense Innovation Institute at the University of Oklahoma.

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on American Red Closs declaring emergency blood shortage
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

Chevron names Swartz as Chairman Nigeria, Mid-Africa operations
Vanguard

“He brings a wealth of experience in the upstream business and a proven ability to build effective partnerships with stakeholders. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he received a Bachelor of Science in Geology, Swartz also obtained a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Oklahoma.

How an Oklahoma developer is trying to stop polluted runoff from reaching the Gulf
The Oklahoman

Ideal Homes & Neighborhoods, based in Norman, is working with researchers from the Oklahoma Water Survey at the University of Oklahoma in the study, which is looking at the effectiveness of sediment control barriers. The study was funded by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

How an Oklahoma developer is trying to stop polluted runoff from reaching the Gulf
Yahoo! News

Univ. of Oklahoma Project Probes Anadarko Basin for Climate Clues
Mirage News

OU to Unravel Past in Anadarko Basin
Tulsa Today

COVID back on the rise in Tulsa and in the nation
KTUL

“Yeah, absolutely. Cases are up very substantially. Just in Tulsa County, there were 190 people hospitalized in one week with COVID-19. The numbers are way up in the state,” said Chief COVID Officer for OU Health, Dr. Dale Bratzler. 

Legendary Sooner Dewey Selmon named to 2024 College Hall of Fame Class
OU Daily

How Many Steps Are In A Marathon?
Marathon Handbook

According to the data collected from a study conducted by the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, the average number of steps in a marathon is 52,400, and the average number of steps in a half marathon is 26,200. 

Dr. Bratzler on COVID-19 cases surging across the country
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

Oklahoma dentist: We need greater focus on health equity for Native people
The Oklahoman

Article written by Dr. Jandra Korb. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing as well as her DDS at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

NPS band students prepare for CODA concert, open to the public
Yahoo! News

The high schoolers attended their session at the University of Oklahoma at the Catlett Music Hall, and middle schoolers attended at Norman High School. 

How the timely gift of hope saved Chan Hellman’s life
Tulsa World

Hellman, who today is the director of the Hope Research Center at OU-Tulsa and one of leading voices in the field of hope science, was silent for years about the difficult details of his young life. 

OU law professor receives national award
The Ada News

Robyn Powell, an associate professor of law at the University of Oklahoma, received the Chai Feldblum Award at the American Association of Law Schools annual meeting, held Jan. 4. – College of Law

How Trump Captured Iowa’s Religious Right
The New Yorker

According to Samuel Perry, a sociologist at the University of Oklahoma who studies conservative Christianity, Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority, which helped define the Christian right in the eighties, had promoted the notion that America was under attack by internal forces that sought to sever the country from Biblical principles. – Department of Sociology

Why institutions named for famous Lititz resident Sutter choosing new titles
Lancaster Online

Albert Hurtado, a University of Oklahoma history professor, in a landmark 2006 biography did not dwell long on Sutter’s enslavement of Indians, but he made it clear that Sacramento was created at the expense of “dreadful human suffering.’’ 

Promising Discovery Enhances MRI Imaging for Brain Injuries
Mirage News

John Clegg, assistant professor in the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, contributed to a study recently published in Science Translational Medicine. The study describes the researchers' development of a technology to improve MRI imaging after traumatic brain injury.

New Aviation Program at Silo Public Schools
KXII
(TV Clip)

OU School of Aviation mentioned in the story 

Therapy Thursday: Improving Emotional Intelligence
News 9

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

Dr Richardson on the Efficacy of Selinexor in TP53 Wild-Type Endometrial Cancer
Onc Live

Debra L. Richardson, MD, FACS, FACOG, associate professor and chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Oklahoma TSET Phase I Program, Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine, OU Health, discusses the impact of selinexor’s (Xpovio) mechanism of action on the agent’s clinical efficacy in patients with TP53 wild-type advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer. 

OU Health first in state to offer ovary tissue freezing
Norman Transcript

Commissioners select contractor to help construct the new Oklahoma County Jail
KOCO

Flintco is a construction company licensed in over 30 states. Their projects include the University of Oklahoma Gaylord Memorial Stadium, the First Americans Museum, the Skirvin Hotel and more. 

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on viral infections
Fox OKC
TV Clip

Eye on community improvement: Blankenship has strong drive for quality of life, economic development
Enid News & Eagle

Blankenship, current president of Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce, moved to the Enid area in the mid-1960s with his family and later graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in economic geography. 

Active shooter drill in progress at Max Westheimer Airport
Norman Transcript

Hosted by the University of Oklahoma, the drill will be held near the airport’s terminal building and will involve the Norman Police Department, Norman Fire Department, EMSTAT and OU Police Department, according to an airport social media post. 

Active shooter drill in progress at Max Westheimer Airport
Enid News & Eagle

Crews battle flames at OU’s campus after equipment outside building catches fire
KOCO

Fire extinguished on University of Oklahoma campus
News 9

Roofing mishap triggers fire at University of Oklahoma
Fox OKC

OU Health to expand life-saving technology to rural Oklahoma
Frederick Press Leader

Health leaders says respiratory illnesses are on the rise in Oklahoma
KOCO

The rise comes as doctors say Oklahoma hasn't hit the peak flu season, which is in January. Dr. Dale Bratzler, with OU Health, spoke with Tulsa-area television station Fox 23 about how to stay protected. 

Guest: Let us resolve to rebuild the trust in America, defying the gravity of autocracy
The Oklahoman

Opinion written by Michael Reinschmidt, social sciences adjunct instructor at The University of Oklahoma 

2023

US Department of Agriculture award grant to OU HSC for Telemedicine Care 
Fox 23
(TV Clip)

OU to develop curriculum for next generation of fusion workers
Norman Transcript

OU to develop curriculum for next generation of fusion workers
Yahoo! News

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt prohibits college diversity, inclusion initiatives
The Duncan Banner

The order will effectively end campus diversity, equity and inclusion offices, University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. said in an email to students, faculty and staff. 

Moore Details Ongoing Research Aiming to Fill Unmet Needs in Ovarian Cancer
Onc Live

In the interview, Moore, who is also the director of the Oklahoma TSET Phase I Program, as well as a professor in the Section of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, discussed key aspects of her colleagues’ presentations from the SOSS, expanded on the importance of continuing to investigate PARP inhibitors in ovarian cancer, and highlighted key updates to have come out of the 2023 ESMO Congress. 

Is all-out war between Israel and Hezbollah on the horizon?
New Arab

Joshua Landis, Director of the Centre of Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies at the University of Oklahoma, doubts Hezbollah will withdraw from the border.  

NMSU appoints new general counsel and chief legal affairs officer
New Mexico Sun

According to an NMSU press release, Henderson holds a law degree with honors and a Master of Laws in healthcare from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Additionally, she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in sociology and a minor in biology from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. 

How Much Are State Colleges Really Spending on DEI Programs in Oklahoma?
News 9

OU Rises in National Research Ranking
Mirage News

OU Health Earns Grant for Endometrial Cancer Research
Mirage News

Norman student wins award to document Ukrainian refugees in Ireland
Norman Transcript

Maslovskaya is a creative media production major at the University of Oklahoma, and she will be welcomed in the George J. Mitchell Scholars Class of 2025 by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance.

A Visionary Investment in Cancer Care
Native News Online

Now we are ready to announce a new plan that will dramatically strengthen access to cancer treatment through partnerships with the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa and Mercy Health System in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. 

Guest: Perhaps it’s time for a Palestinian referendum on a two-state solution
The Oklahoman

Article written by David Jaffe who is professor emeritus of journalism and mass communication at the University of Oklahoma and professor emeritus of communication and design at Lynn University. 

OU Chemist honored with state award
Chemical & Engineering News

George Richter-Addo of the University of Oklahoma (OU) is the recipient of the 2023 Oklahoma Chemist Award. He is being recognized for excellence in the research of nitric oxide interactions with biological metals and for contributions to chemical education in the state of Oklahoma. 

New one-year OU master’s program to offer tools to entrepreneurs
Norman Transcript

AI and Machine Learning Boost OU Research Innovations
Mirage News

Gov. Kevin Stitt’s executive order on DEI practices: What we know about its impact
The Oklahoman

Stitt signs executive order aimed at Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
KTEN

Oklahoma governor signs executive order banning DEI bureaucracy in state institutions
Fox News

National Press Club awards Kevin Palomino its Spring 2024 Lewis Scholarship
Yahoo! Finance

Palomino will intern this spring at WZDC/Telemundo 44 in Washington, D.C. A broadcast journalism student at the University of Oklahoma's Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, he impressed the judges with a strong commitment to writing and video as well as a clear and focused vision of what he wanted to do with his journalism internship. 

It’s Only a Matter of Time Before a Tsunami Hits the Northwest. Why Is It Missing from FEMA’s Risk Analysis?
Politico

But a risk index is only as good as the data it derives from. And as Rachel Riley, who directs the University of Oklahoma-based Southern Climate Impact Planning Program, notes, “there are a lot of data limitations with the NRI, so every time you combine numbers and indices you add limitations upon limitations,” compounding the problems. 

Syria’s stakes in the Israel-Gaza war
The New Arab

“The major benefit that Syria is likely to see from the Gaza war is the damage it will do to America’s prestige and standing in the Arab world,” said Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, in an interview with RS.

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones on Psychological Safety
News on 6
(TV Clip)

Oklahoma Senate Democrats select Julia Kirt as new minority leader
The Oklahoman

Kirt was first elected in 2018 when she successfully flipped the Senate seat vacated by Republican David Holt when he was elected Oklahoma City mayor. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College in Minnesota and a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. 

OU president: Stitt’s executive order eliminating DEI programs ‘evokes deep concern’
KOCO

‘Do better for Oklahoma’: OU students react to governor’s order nixing DEI at state universities, agencies
Fox OKC

Governor Stitt signs anti-discrimination executive order targeting DEI
Fox Tulsa

Reaction pours in to Okla. Governor’s DEI order
News 9

Reaction pours in to Okla. Governor’s DEI order
News on 6

Stitt signs executive order taking aim at DEI
KFOR

Governor Stitt takes aim at DEI
KJRH
(TV Clip)

Gov. Kevin Stitt orders DEI review of universities and agencies as legislator files supporting bills
The Oklahoman

Harroz also said that while OU will comply with the order, “Make no mistake: At OU, we stand firm in our promise to uphold the core principles that make our university a beacon where the American Dream is available to all.”

Lawmakers, Harroz, call out Stitt for DEI cut
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma Gov. Keving Stitt prohibits college diversity, inclusion initiatives
Oklahoma Voice

Oklahoma Governor Orders Review of DEI Positions as Anti-DEI Bills Introduced
Bolly Inside

Oklahoma Governor Orders DEI Cuts
Inside Higher Ed

Officials at the University of Oklahoma, one of the state’s public flagships, issued a strong rebuke of the order, saying in a statement they were “disappointed” in Stitt’s decision. 

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt orders review of DEI in higher ed; OU re-commits to values
OU Daily

OU Opens New Sooner Advanced Manufacturing Lab
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on impact of cannabis use during pregnancy
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

When do babies roll over? What parents need to know about this milestone.
USA Today

Rolling over is also a process baby doesn't master overnight as they will usually learn to roll from their back to side first, then from tummy to back, and finally from their back to tummy as they realize they have full range of control, says Bonnie McBride, PhD, an associate professor of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Ranked choice is ‘the hot reform’ in democracy. Here’s what you should know about it
MPR News

Andrea Benjamin, an expert on race and voting behavior at the University of Oklahoma, agrees. She's optimistic about the potential of ranked choice voting to improve representation in the U.S., but at the end of the day, any real transformative change to the political system will only come from higher voter turnout. You can change vote-tallying methods all you want, she said, but it's still just a snapshot of the most motivated sliver of the population.

NPS partners with OU’s School of Social Work to mitigate shortage of mental health professionals
OU Daily

OU Scientists Spearhead First US Government-Funded Fusion Hub
Mirage News

New multimodal path near YMCA to connect Tecumseh Road and Robinson Street
Norman Transcript

Following the approval of an easement from the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, the City of Norman will start the letting, or bidding process by February or March 2024, followed by a groundbreaking in May or June.

Council updates health-project blueprint
Cherokee Phoenix

The legislation – which replaces a 2021 resolution – authorizes the donation of up to $8 million to Mercy Health System for a cancer treatment center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and another $8 million to the University of Oklahoma for a cancer treatment center in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, metropolitan area.  

Ranked choice is ‘the hot reform’ in democracy. Here’s what you should know about it
NPR

Andrea Benjamin, an expert on race and voting behavior at the University of Oklahoma, agrees. She's optimistic about the potential of ranked choice voting to improve representation in the U.S., but at the end of the day, any real transformative change to the political system will only come from higher voter turnout. You can change vote-tallying methods all you want, she said, but it's still just a snapshot of the most motivated sliver of the population.

New NASA Satellite To Unravel Mysteries About Clouds, Aerosols
NASA

The new polarimetry data will also offer real-time insights on air pollution. “PACE measurements will not only answer fundamental science questions, but will also improve people’s quality of life,” said Marcela Loría-Salazar, assistant professor at the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma and PACE early adopter. 

When do babies roll over? What parents need to know about this milestone.
Detroit Free Press

Rolling over is also a process baby doesn't master overnight as they will usually learn to roll from their back to side first, then from tummy to back, and finally from their back to tummy as they realize they have full range of control, says Bonnie McBride, PhD, an associate professor of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

New Arena Proposal Election Analysis
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Dr. Melody Huckaby Rowlett was interviewed live after the elections. – Department of Political Science

Chisholm music teacher receives state award
Enid News & Eagle

Schroder completed her National Kodaly Certification at the University of Oklahoma Kodaly Institute, where she serves as an instructor and intern for the musicianship and conducting workshops. 

Victims killed in Oklahoma City plane crash identified as husband and wife, organizations say
KOCO

On Monday, the Sooner Nation Collective and the University of Oklahoma Foundation confirmed Barrett Ellis and his wife Megan Ellis were the victims killed in Sunday's plane crash. 

Married couple killed in OKC Wiley Post plane crash identified, will be ‘sorely’ missed
The Oklahoman

Understanding and Addressing Depression in Children and Teens
Medriva

Institutions like the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are at the forefront of research and treatment for these disorders, providing valuable insights and strategies to manage these conditions.

Ozempic Reduces ‘Alcohol-Use Disorder’, According to OU/OSU research
WBDT
(TV Clip)

COVID hospitalizations, RSV and flu cases on the rise in Oklahoma, expected to get worse
KFOR

“They’re much higher than they were two weeks ago. So, we’re just in that take off phase. And that’s typically what we see in the first one to two weeks before Christmas here in Oklahoma… But it’s a little trickier because some people aren’t really sick from it. They just happen to have it,” said Dr. Douglas Drevets, OU Health, Infectious Diseases.   

Dr. Robert Rader, SSM Health Oklahoma
Journal Record

Rader has been serving the SSM Health Mission for nearly 25 years. After earning his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, he completed his family medicine residency at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital – Oklahoma City. 

OU Study: Native American population growth raises climate-change risk
City News OKC

Hospital cyberattack a warning, and Tulsa poised to offer Manhattan-like project in cybersecurity
Tulsa World: Editorial

The University of Tulsa boasts one of the nation’s leading academic programs for cyber security. Tulsa Community College and Tulsa Tech have added cyber programs that feed into college and workforce positions. The University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Polytechnic Institute launches its cybersecurity degree program next year.

Climate scientists need collaboration with tribal communities for solutions, OU study shows
KGOU

Ozempic could help curb alcohol abuse, study reveals
New York Post

The collaborative study from The University of Oklahoma (OU) and Oklahoma State University (OSU) found a “significant and noteworthy decrease” in the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) scores of six patients who were receiving semaglutide treatment for weight loss. 

Ozempic and Wegovy weight loss drugs could help reduce alcohol use disorder symptoms, study suggests
FOX News

House speaker says relationship between the legislature and higher education strongest in history
The Oklahoman

Regent Jeff Hickman, of Fairview, who was the House speaker before McCall, told Treat that tuition caps for the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, which long have been tied to those of other Big 12 Conference schools, will need to be updated because of changes in conference membership.  

Popular figures help push both sides of new OKC arena proposition
KOCO

But University of Oklahoma Political Science Professor Melody Rowlett said celebrity endorsements haven't proven to be effective in national elections, but local races are different.

Energy production responsible for dozens of earthquakes last month
Norman Transcript

Nicholas Hayman, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey on the University of Oklahoma campus, said he was surprised when residents felt shockwaves at the Riverwind Casino and in the southern parts of Norman. 

Homelessness and crime by the numbers: What we know
Norman Transcript

John Carl, a criminology professor and researcher at the University of Oklahoma ... – Department of Sociology

Local OU students honored for perfect GPAs
Norman Transcript

Disadvantaged middle schools to benefit from mentorship program from OU
KJRH

OU certificate program to focus on renewable energy
Journal Record

University of Oklahoma’s Price College Announces Undergraduate Renewable Energy Certificate
The Joplin Globe

Ancient Balkan genomes trace the rise and fall of Roman Empire’s frontier, reveal Slavic migrations to southeastern Europe
Science Mag

“Archaeogenetics is an indispensable complement to archaeological and historical evidence. A new and much richer picture comes into view when we synthesize written records, archaeological remains like grave goods and human skeletons, and ancient genomes”, said co-author Kyle Harper, a historian of the ancient Roman world at the University of Oklahoma. – Department of Classics and Letters

OU Law professor inducted to Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame
Norman Transcript

Liesa Richter sat alongside 11 other distinguished guests which included university presidents and administrators at the 2023 Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame ceremony at the University of Central Oklahoma campus. 

Therapy Thursday: What Does It Mean to Be An ‘Empath’
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions. – College of Education / OU Tulsa 

‘Go back to the bargaining table’: Professors pen letter against arena deal, Greater OKC Chamber responds
Fox OKC

Greg Burge, Ph.D., head of the economics department at the University of Oklahoma, argued, "Some of the statements that are being made.. that we want to keep the Thunder, or we don't want to lose the Thunder... I think a lot of that is just intimidation and it's just kind of manipulation." 

OU Health Partners with Siemens Healthineers to Improve Health in Oklahoma
Fox OKC
(TV Clip)

ACLU and University of Oklahoma group challenge House Bill 1775 in court
KTUL

Debate surrounding new Oklahoma City arena rages on as the date to vote nears
KOCO

"There is a lot of hype that is not supported by what we know about how these things turn out," said Cynthia Rogers, a professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma.

US student-athletes in line for salaries
Times Higher Education

Another expert, Tyler Ransom, an associate professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma, said he was more open to the NCAA’s plan but thought a number of details still needed to be worked out, including questions of how much revenue from the most profitable sports would be shared with students in all the other sports. 

Renowned Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Scott Kamelle Honored as a Top Doc in Milwaukee Magazine’s Women’s Health Top Doctors Guide
Yahoo! Finance

As a testament to his commitment to excellence, Dr. Scott Kamelle pursued a Fellowship in Gynecological Oncology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  

Researchers find weight loss drugs may treat addictive behaviors
CBS News

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University followed six patients with problem drinking who were also being treated with the active ingredient in Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss, a drug called semaglutide.

Medicaid disenrollment could drive many to ERs for health care, homeless expert says
The Oklahoman

Since then, the disenrollment has continued, leaving thousands — including those without housing ― without health insurance. It’s also put a strain on those health care providers that serve the homeless community: groups such as OU Health, Variety Health Care and Community Health Charities Inc. 

Outcomes associated with participation in high-quality early care and education
Phys.Org

A team from the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma- Tulsa, regularly evaluated the children's academic outcomes and executive function through the end of third grade. 

Dentist from Green Country helps fellow OU fan with new teeth
City News OKC

Severe weather disproportionately impacts Oklahoma’s Native communities, study shows
Cherokee Phoenix

As the climate, demographics and land usage continue to change, tribal communities in Oklahoma are increasingly at risk of severe weather. A recent study published in the journal Weather, Climate, and Society led by Yang Hong with the University of Oklahoma examines these changes and the risks.

OU unveils new advanced manufacturing lab to support military and aerospace
The Oklahoman

ECEI Examines Impact of High-Quality Early Care Participation
Mirage News

A team from the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma- Tulsa, regularly evaluated the children's academic outcomes and executive function through the end of third grade.

Guest: OKC arena report doesn’t provide enough information to conduct a cost-benefit analysis
The Oklahoman

Column written by Cynthia Rogers is a professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma who specializes in state and local public finance and local economic development. 

The Oldest Deep-Sea Fish Discovered in Fossil Traces
Scientific American

Deep-sea fish are carnivores, explains marine biologist Elizabeth Miller of the University of Oklahoma, who was not involved in the work. – School of Biological Sciences

What is Christian Nationalism?
Faith On View

Samuel Perry, associate professor at the University of Oklahoma, defines Christian nationalism as “an ideology which seeks to idealize and advocate for a fusion of American civic life with a very particular type of Christianity”. Christianity in this sense, according to his definition, draws a sharp cultural distinction between “the conservative and natural-born citizen” and others. 

Ranked choice voting is being touted as a cure-all for U.S. deep partisan divides
NPR

OU Associate Prof. Andrea Benjamin interviewed in this episode. – Department of African American Studies

Variety Care names new chief medical officer
Yukon Progress

A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics since 2004, Dr. Graham graduated from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at the University of Oklahoma.

Business People: Allen Hoerman, Vast Bank
Tulsa World

Allen joined the Vast Bank family in 2015 as the SVP, Commercial Lending. With a background in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and nearly two decades of banking experience, Allen has consistently demonstrated his financial acumen and leadership skills. His wealth of knowledge and expertise will undoubtedly contribute significantly to his new role. 

OU opens metals lab to tests parts for Tinker Air Force Base
Norman Transcript

OU opens metals lab to tests parts for Tinker Air Force Base
Moore American

Scientists Say Semaglutide Appears to Help Alcoholics, Too
Futurism

Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, this new study out of the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University is the latest in a string of studies that look at potential broader applications for the drug, which is found in the trendy-yet-controversial weight loss drug Wegovy and the diabetes medication Ozempic. 

Who Will Lead The Age of Fusion Energy?
Forbes

But As Tomás Díaz de la Rubia, Vice President for Research and Partnerships at the University of Oklahoma, puts it plainly: “Successful commercial development of fusion energy will be among history's most profound changes. Fusion will offer a clean, sustainable baseload and safe energy source that, when conquered on Earth, will enable a transformational change from energy scarcity to abundance — enabling us to do things that could never have been done before, overcoming enduring global grand challenges, like desalinating water, and making sustainable transportation fuels.”

New non-addictive PTSD drug could reach market
Norman Transcript

Kelly Standifer, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the OU College of Pharmacy, said the drug, PPL-138, developed by Phoenix PharmaLabs Inc. is non-addictive.

New non-addictive PTSD drug could reach market
Moore American

New non-addictive PTSD drug could reach market
Norman Transcript

A drug being tested at the University of Oklahoma is proving to decrease symptoms related to post traumatic stress disorder. 

New non-addictive PTSD drug could reach market
Yahoo! Finance

OU Health Starts $141M Project; $71M Psychiatric Hospital to Open in Florida
Behavioral Health Business

OU Health launches $141 million project; $71 million psychiatric hospital opens in Florida
Atmore News

Oklahoma universities confront nursing shortage
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma and Marian University’s Oklahoma City campus have rolled out programming in the area to address a critical shortage of nursing care professionals. 

University of Oklahoma Unveils Advanced Manufacturing Lab
Mirage News

Oklahoma standard on full display as stranger steps up to help OU fan
KOCO

Latest ads encourage Oklahomans to vote ‘yes’ to help pay for new arena
KOCO

The latest one encouraged voters to vote 'yes' to extend a one-cent sales tax that helps pay the $950 million price tag for the city. University of Oklahoma professor Tyler Johnson said the ads are designed to get sympathetic residents to go to the polls and vote yes, but he noted that a big ad campaign still doesn't guarantee a win. – Department of Political Science

Popular weight loss drug’s potential for treating alcohol, addictive disorders, highlighted in OU, OSU research
Tulsa World

Weight Loss Medication Could Treat Alcohol & Other Addictive Disorders 
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU, OSU Study: Semaglutide Treatment Cuts Alcohol Disorder Symptoms
Mirage News

Dates set for OU’s 2024 SEC matchups vs. Alabama, Tennessee
OU Daily

OU College of Medicine names executive dean
Journal Record

Mitchell Chapman: An AI matching program’s rough rollout offers hard lessons on adoption system’s challenges and techno-optimism
The Berkshire Eagle

There are also a lot of complexities and human complications about foster care that a computer program will never be able to understand, as Bonni Goodwin, a University of Oklahoma child welfare data expert, correctly told AP: “There’s never going to be a foolproof way for us to be able to predict human behavior. There’s nothing more unpredictable than adolescence.” – Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences

OKC ranks near bottom of affordability study
Journal Record

After reviewing the study Monday morning, University of Oklahoma Department of Economics Chair Greg Burge said it doesn’t use parameters that tap into how many economists would measure livability for families in an area. 

Eschiti, OU College of Nursing Named to 2023 Fellow of the Transcultural Nursing Society Scholars Group
Oklahoma Nursing Times

‘We’re very excited’: OU Pharmacy researchers say new PTSD drug research shows promise in early stages
News 9

Every day is an obstacle for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers at the OU College of Pharmacy want to treat this problem. Researchers say a new drug they’re testing already shows progress.

OU students to help Yukon with tree plan
Yukon Progress

As Groundwater Dwindles, Powerful Players Block Change
The New York Times

Anthropology Prof. Lucas Bessire quoted in the article 

A Fish That Fishes for Other Fish Lives Its Life Upside Down
The New York Times

The behavior, documented earlier this month in the Journal of Fish Biology, is “beyond anyone’s wildest imagination,” said Elizabeth Miller, who studied the evolution of deep-sea fish as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oklahoma. 

OU Health in Oklahoma names first chief academic officer, and more
Chief Healthcare Executive

Ian F. Dunn has been named executive dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

Norman entertains idea of using TIF for $1B development
Journal Record

Team Norman, a collaboration between University of Oklahoma, city of Norman and business organization leaders, announced a proposal in September to develop a mixed-use entertainment district, anchored by a multipurpose arena in the University North Park area between Rock Creek Road and Tecumseh Road.

Woman finds kidney donor through TikTok
ABC News

Katie Hallum, a University of Oklahoma student who was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease, turned to an unlikely place to help address her dire situation: TikTok.

How US, Hezbollah interests align amid Gaza war
Responsible Statecraft

According to Joshua Landis, the head of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma and a non-resident fellow at the Quincy Institute, concerns regarding escalation on the Lebanese front stem from fears that Israel may seek to ignite the situation there as international pressures increase for a cease-fire.

Therapy Thursday: How to Handle Critical Friends, & Signs of Bipolar Disorder
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions.

From tribal leaders to athletes, these are the newest Oklahoma Hall of Fame members
The Oklahoman

Adams earned his bachelor's from the University of Central Oklahoma and his Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.

KCTV5 names Luke Dorris as Chief Meteorologist in Kansas City
KCTV

Dorris, a native of St. Louis, received his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife Kelli have three children and three dogs. 

OU student group to host Native American Roundtable, Art Market
Cherokee Phoenix

OU announces $86M initiative to benefit college and career readiness
Shawnee News Star

Norman approves TIF committee for proposed entertainment district
The Moore American

Representatives from the University of Oklahoma spoke in favor of approving the committee, including Athletics Director Joe Castiglione, who said this decision will start a “special moment in time” for a “transformative” project.

Mandi Atwell Receives OU’s Outstanding Senior Award
Okmulgee Times

Oklahomans Face Higher Risk of Lung Cancer than National Rate
News on 6

According to the American Cancer Society, the rate of new lung cancer cases in Oklahoma is significantly higher than the national rate. “Over 3000 Oklahomans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year alone,” Dr. Reinersman said. – OU Health

Free public presentation on ‘Rights Protection in Indian Country’ by renowned law professor at Oklahoma City’s Human Rights Commission meeting
Fox OKC

The community is invited to attend a free presentation titled “Rights Protection in Indian Country” from Professor Emeritus Lindsay Robertson of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. --  College of Law

Oklahoma fights diabetes on World Diabetes Day with ‘Do I have prediabetes?’ campaign launch
KTUL

“Moreover, there are almost a million people in Oklahoma who have prediabetes,” Jed Friedman, director of OU Health Diabetes Center, said. “So, this is a concern because that's on their way to the disease. So, it's almost 30-35% of the population.”

Professor Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn presents lecture on Indigenizing the academy
The Williams Record

Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, a professor at the University of Oklahoma, presented “Indigenizing the Academy: Cultivating a Tribal Community Consciousness in Higher Education,” this year’s installment of the annual W. Allison Davis, Class of 1924, and John A. Davis, Class of 1933, Lecture on Nov. 9. The event was also co-sponsored by the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Davis Center. – College of Education

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on COVID, Flu cases ahead of Thanksgiving gatherings
Fox OKC
(TV Clip) 

Oklahoma City voters to decide on new $900 million arena: Impact on Thunder and local economy under debate
KTUL

"There's a lot of research that says that shows that these sports arenas don't pay off for host cities, and that's not a positive return on investment," said Cynthia Rogers, Economics Professor at The University of Oklahoma.

A Laboratory, Classroom and Proving Ground
U.S. News

In this regard, the University of Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business is a prime example of what a business college needs to be: a nexus of learning, research and innovation. A place where experts, entrepreneurs and students alike come together to work and study, side by side.

Initiative to advance college, career readiness
Journal Record

The K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal at the University of Oklahoma has partnered with 28 under-resourced schools across 23 districts in a new initiative to help students prepare for college and career training.

OU Health Breaks Ground on New Children’s Behavioral Health Center
Okemah News Leader

OU Health Breaks Ground on New Children’s Behavioral Health Center
Oklahoma Nursing Times

OU student receives kidney transplant after TikTok video leads her to donor
KOCO

Partnership to hoist up local child care wages announced
Globe Gazette

Beginning in 2010, researchers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, followed a cohort of 37 children who were 19 months or younger when they enrolled in Tulsa Educare, a high-quality early learning program. A team from the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, regularly evaluated the children's academic outcomes and executive function through the end of third grade.

Reconstructing Religious Liberty in a Time of Religious and Secular Extremes
Adventist Review

Samuel Perry, professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma, presented his research on Christian nationalism. Perry, an author and award-winning scholar, defined Christian nationalism as “the belief that the American republic is defined by Christianity — and that the government should take active steps to keep it that way.”

City approves TIF committee for proposed entertainment district
Norman Transcript

Representatives from the University of Oklahoma spoke in favor of approving the committee, including Athletics Director Joe Castiglione, who said this decision will start a “special moment in time” for a “transformative” project.

Newest Oklahoma educators inducted into Hall of Fame
KFOR

Henderson obtained a bachelor’s degree from Langston University in 1968, a master’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1972 and a secondary school administration certificate from the University of Oklahoma in 1973.

Oklahoma Watch: Texas water district offers to pay for experts in Red River Dispute
Tulsa World

University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. presented the consultation plans to the five-member commission, which first met in April after being dormant for years. At that meeting, the commission directed Harroz to come up with a panel of experts to advise the commission.

Sponsorships on KGOU are good business
KGOU

About a quarter of the funding needed for KGOU to operate each year comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, OU Outreach and the University of Oklahoma.

University of Oklahoma engineer elected as fellow member of Optica
Science Mag

Optica, an international association in optics and photonics, recently announced the election of University of Oklahoma engineering professor Javier Jo, Ph.D., as a Fellow member.

Amid Bridgeport election debacle, voter suppression fears emerge
Hartford Business Journal

Andrea Benjamin, a professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies race, politics, local elections and voting behavior, said it’s possible that with a re-do of the primary looming, voters in Bridgeport are experiencing fatigue. And that could affect turnout, which for local elections is typically low. – Center for Faculty Excellence

Syria: Russian airstrikes hit Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, al-Qaeda
Crescent Shift

Joshua Landis, international and Area Studies , University of Oklahoma, tells VOA that Khan Sheikhoun is “extremely important to the Syrian government” because “it sits astride the main highway linking Damascus to the north of the country.” He says it is vital to the reconstruction of the country and viability of Syria’s northern capital, Aleppo.

How OU will use an $86 million grant to help low-income students attend college
The Oklahoman

OU allocates $86 million for rural school college readiness program
Norman Transcript

OU allocates $86 million for rural school college readiness program
Yahoo! News

OU unveils ‘Gear Up for Life’ program to help students from rural schools
KOCO
(TV clip) 

New OU program prepares students to enter state’s growing film industry
KOCO

University of Oklahoma lands coveted grant for technology entrepreneurship
Velocity OKC

University of Oklahoma Police Department seek public assistance in identifying crime suspect
FOX OKC

The Excerpt podcast: Politicians’ personal lives matter to voters. Should they?
USA Today

I think it absolutely does play a role. There's some really great research out there by Lindsey Meeks at the University of Oklahoma that suggests that a lot of these personal traits are viewed through a very gendered lens. – College of Arts & Sciences

Amid Bridgeport election debacle, voter suppression fears emerge
Hartford Courant

Andrea Benjamin, a professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies race, politics, local elections and voting behavior, said it’s possible that with a re-do of the primary looming, voters in Bridgeport are experiencing fatigue. And that could affect turnout, which for local elections is typically low. – Center for Faculty Excellence

To meet the needs of our most vulnerable kids, learn the lessons of school reform history
The Oklahoman

But I could understand why Patrick Forsyth, a University of Oklahoma professor who had analyzed the state’s A-F report card system, said "using attendance to measure school effectiveness is like using rates of tobacco use to measure hospital effectiveness.

Winstead is John Marshall Teacher of The Year
OKC Friday

Winstead received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and master’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, as well as his principal licensure from the University of Phoenix.

New TPS leader prepares parents, community for blunt discussion of district challenges
Tulsa World

Johnson later completed a master’s degree in school administration from Northeastern State University and a doctorate in education from the University of Oklahoma.

OU Reveals $86 Million ‘Gear Up for Life’ Program Providing College Opportunities
News 9

OU Reveals $86 Million ‘Gear Up for Life’ Program Providing College Opportunities
News on 6

New OU program helping students in high poverty areas to go to college
KOCO
(TV Clip)

OU Joins Gear Up Program
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Mexican embassy to visit Norman for OU Maya film festival
Norman Transcript

Exclusive with Robin Marsh: Born into poverty and built an empire, energy pioneer Harold Hamm’s journey to success
News 9

Hamm’s influence has been felt around the world through The Harold Hamm Institute, The Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, and through philanthropy and education. The now 77-year-old says it’s the relationships from home that mean so much. 

How experts say Oklahoma will weather an upcoming recession
The Oklahoman

Here are some highlights from the panel, which also included Robert Dauffenbach, University of Oklahoma economist; Russell Evans, partner and chief economist of Thorberg Collectorate Inc., an OKC investment management firm; and Chad Wilkerson, Oklahoma City branch executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. – Price College of Business

Oklahoma legislators relearn legal rules for tribal compacts
Tulsa World

Lindsay Robertson, am emeritus professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and expert on Indian law, spoke first on Wednesday, giving a legal framework for the sovereignty of tribal nations and the necessity of compacts to reach agreement between tribal nations and states. 

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones
News on 6
(TV Clip)

OU College of Education

VIDEO: OU-Tulsa medical resident shares his story of military service ahead of Veterans Day
FOX 23

OU medical students from Owasso giving back to underserved areas in Oklahoma
Owasso Reporter

OU to launch initiative to help student in 28 high-poverty schools
FOX OKC
(TV Clip)

AI researcher to speak at event
Journal Record

As generative AI rapidly transforms the business and academic landscape, the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma has extended an invitation to the OU and local area community to take part in the relaunch of its Dean’s Speaker Series with an exploration into AI at 12:30 p.m. Friday in the Meacham Auditorium of Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave. 

Ryan Walters looks to add options to classrooms while putting distance between US, China
KOCO

Walters signed the Memorandum of Understanding, a renewed partnership with Taiwan. Currently, the program includes a student exchange program with 20 University of Oklahoma students studying in Taiwan this year.

‘We Exist’: How to Learn About Native Americans Through Native Lenses
Education Week

Article written by Farina King, a Navajo Nation citizen who is the Horizon Chair of Native American Ecology and Culture and associate professor of Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma. 

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on Skin Cancer
FOX OKC
(TV Clip)

Joint development between state, tribes ‘promising’
Journal Record

University of Oklahoma professor of Native American law Lindsay Robertson served as special counsel on Indian affairs for former Oklahoma Govs. Frank Keating and Brad Henry. He outlined what he thinks are important elements in compacting. 

Texas water district offers to pay for experts in boundary dispute
Journal Record

University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. presented the consultation plans to the five-member commission, which first met in April after being dormant for years.

OU announces gifts totaling $3.25M, featuring Do family
Sequoyah County Times

Oklahoma Journalism Professor Becomes an OU First
News 9

He’s had a career in sports that reporters dream of. “I went to Huntsville, Alabama for two years, went to South Florida for four years, became a sports director in Atlanta, and worked there for a couple of years,” said Jay Gilmore, a professor with The University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Oklahoma Journalism Professor Becomes an OU First
News on 6

Karen Keith sees early fundraising dominance in Tulsa Mayoral Race
KTUL

"Political campaigning is so expensive the candidates have to constantly worry about having enough money,” said OU-Tulsa professor and political analyst Rodger Randle. 

$1M grant to fund colon cancer research
Journal Record

Marmar Moussa, an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Oklahoma, has secured an award of nearly $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance her work in computational genomics. 

What scientists need to know about NIH’s simplified peer review framework
ASBMB Today

Ann West is the associate vice president for research development and a professor at the University of Oklahoma. She leads the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee. 

Waukomis’ Pollard elected president of American Angus Association
Enid News & Eagle

A retired surgeon, Pollard established his practice in Enid following graduation from Oklahoma State University with a degree in biochemistry and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine with neurosurgery as his specialty. 

OU Behavioral Health Center Expected to Open in 2026
KOCO
(TV Clip)

OU and OSU tailgaters in Stillwater reflect on last Big 12 Conference Bedlam game
FOX 23

OKLAHOMA VOICE: OU Health begins construction on behavioral health center
Muskogee Phoenix

‘Game-changing’ drug raises cervical cancer survival rate by 30% compared to chemotherapy
New York Post

TIVDAK has shown ocular side effects such as conjunctivitis (pink eye), peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage) and some bleeding, but Dr. Kathleen Moore, associate director of clinical research at Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City, said she felt that is manageable.

Cervical cancer drug raises survival rate by 30% compared to chemotherapy: ‘Game-changer’
FOX News

AI tool for adoption matchmaking falls short for vulnerable foster kids
ABC News

“There’s never going to be a foolproof way for us to be able to predict human behavior,” said Bonni Goodwin, a University of Oklahoma child welfare data expert. “There’s nothing more unpredictable than adolescence.” – School of Social Work

Oklahoma senator proposes legislation to lock in Daylight Saving Time
KTUL

Nic Dubriwny, a social worker and instructor at OU-Tulsa, affirmed that time changes can impact people. 

The mental and physical effects of daylight saving time change
KJRH

Texas water district offers to pay for experts in boundary dispute
Journal Record

University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. presented the consultation plans to the five-member commission, which first met in April after being dormant for years.

OU announces gifts totaling $3.25M, featuring Do family
Sequoyah County Times

Oklahoma Journalism Professor Becomes an OU First
News 9

He’s had a career in sports that reporters dream of. “I went to Huntsville, Alabama for two years, went to South Florida for four years, became a sports director in Atlanta, and worked there for a couple of years,” said Jay Gilmore, a professor with The University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Oklahoma Journalism Professor Becomes an OU First
News on 6

Karen Keith sees early fundraising dominance in Tulsa Mayoral Race
KTUL

"Political campaigning is so expensive the candidates have to constantly worry about having enough money,” said OU-Tulsa professor and political analyst Rodger Randle. 

$1M grant to fund colon cancer research
Journal Record

Marmar Moussa, an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Oklahoma, has secured an award of nearly $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance her work in computational genomics. 

What scientists need to know about NIH’s simplified peer review framework
ASBMB Today

Ann West is the associate vice president for research development and a professor at the University of Oklahoma. She leads the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Public Affairs Advisory Committee. 

Waukomis’ Pollard elected president of American Angus Association
Enid News & Eagle

A retired surgeon, Pollard established his practice in Enid following graduation from Oklahoma State University with a degree in biochemistry and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine with neurosurgery as his specialty. 

PHOTOS: OU women’s basketball hosts Wichita State in 2023-24 season opener.
The Oklahoman

PHOTOS: OU men’s basketball hosts Central Michigan in season opener.
The Oklahoman

Relaxed licensing helped filled classrooms, but lower earnings added to teacher turnover

FOX 25

“There has been a focus on volume and new teachers, and that hasn’t helped close the gaps,” said Sarah Guthery, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Oklahoma

Inspired by online dating, AI tool for adoption matchmaking falls short for vulnerable foster kids
The Washington Post

“There’s never going to be a foolproof way for us to be able to predict human behavior,” said Bonni Goodwin, a University of Oklahoma child welfare data expert. “There’s nothing more unpredictable than adolescence.” 

How AI is Shaping Scientific Discovery
National Academies

Amy McGovern, a professor at the University of Oklahoma, explained how AI is being applied to meteorology. Initially AI has been used to correct biases in existing weather prediction models, which can improve forecasts and save lives and property.  – School of Meteorology 

OU Announces Head Track and Field Coach Change
Sooner Sports

OU Behavioral Health Center Expected to Open in 2026
KOCO
(TV Clip)

OU and OSU tailgaters in Stillwater reflect on last Big 12 Conference Bedlam game
FOX 23

OKLAHOMA VOICE: OU Health begins construction on behavioral health center
Muskogee Phoenix

‘Game-changing’ drug raises cervical cancer survival rate by 30% compared to chemotherapy
New York Post

TIVDAK has shown ocular side effects such as conjunctivitis (pink eye), peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness, and pain from nerve damage) and some bleeding, but Dr. Kathleen Moore, associate director of clinical research at Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City, said she felt that is manageable.

Cervical cancer drug raises survival rate by 30% compared to chemotherapy: ‘Game-changer’
FOX News

AI tool for adoption matchmaking falls short for vulnerable foster kids
ABC News

“There’s never going to be a foolproof way for us to be able to predict human behavior,” said Bonni Goodwin, a University of Oklahoma child welfare data expert. “There’s nothing more unpredictable than adolescence.” – School of Social Work

Oklahoma senator proposes legislation to lock in Daylight Saving Time
KTUL

Nic Dubriwny, a social worker and instructor at OU-Tulsa, affirmed that time changes can impact people. 

The mental and physical effects of daylight saving time change
KJRH

Ground broken on new Children’s Behavioral Health Center
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences is also partnering with OU Health to develop a nurse practitioner program emphasizing Behavioral Health. 

OU Professor Receives Grant to Study Carbon Dioxide Fixation
AZO Clean Tech

Research by John Peters, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, has received nearly $1.5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences. 

OU Daily wins Associated Collegiate Press online Pacemaker award
OU Daily

Abortion is decriminalized in Mexico, but the social and cultural stigma remains
NBC News

“Mexico, even though it’s a secular state, is a Catholic-majority country,” said Elyse Ona Singer, a professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Oklahoma who interviewed abortion patients and providers in Mexico when she was researching her book "Lawful Sins: Abortion Rights and Reproductive Governance in Mexico." 

Therapy Thursday: How to speak to a family in grief
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions. – College of Education

OU Health to break ground on new behavioral health facility
KOCO

OU Health breaks ground on children’s behavioral health center
KFOR

OU Health short $35 million for new pediatric behavioral facility
Norman Transcript

Why is the OU v. OSU football game called ‘Bedlam’? How long has it been called that?
The Oklahoman

Can a new survey settle a 14-year border dispute between Oklahoma and Texas?
The Oklahoman

University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. presented the consultation plans to the five-member commission, which first met in April after being dormant for years. 

Oklahoma’s House Bill 1934: Benefit to private school students or threat to public education funding?
KTUL

Former legislator and current professor at OU-Tulsa, Rodger Randle, says that this will have a negative impact on resources for public schools. 

Affordable housing advocates and developers to get new Oklahoma Housing Needs Assessment
The Oklahoman

It won't be another decade or more before the Oklahoma Housing Needs Assessment is brought up to date, said Shawn Schaefer, an urban planner with the University of Oklahoma Gibbs College of Architecture and founding principal of Places LLC in Tulsa. Instead, it will be updated periodically. 

Dr. Dale Bratzler on cases of mpox
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

OU Researcher Targets Biological Routs for Fuel Upcycling
Mirage News

A project led by John Peters, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, has received a nearly $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences. 

Norman Regional welcomes new cardiothoracic surgeon
Norman Transcript

New technology at OU helps to cutdown on labor, waste
KOCO

Oklahoma researchers focus on Mexican free-tailed bat
KGOU

And in the winter, they migrate back south to follow their favorite food source, flying insects like beetles. ODWC manages Sellman Cave where researchers at the University of Oklahoma have been studying the Mexican free-tailed bat’s migration patterns for two years. 

‘Bun in the oven’ is an ancient pregnancy metaphor. This historian says it has to go
NPR

NPR talked with Crowther, who is a professor in the department of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Oklahoma, to understand how these ancient ideas undergird the modern American concept of pregnancy in surprising ways. 

University of Oklahoma receives $1.8 million EPA grant to study children’s health
Fox 25

University of Oklahoma receives $1.8 million EPA grant to study children’s health
KTUL

OU scientists receive $1.8 million to establish research center to address children’s health impacts from environmental stressors
News Medical

How One Researcher Raised the Bar for Disadvantaged High School Students
Oklahoma Watch

Ketchum started working with Crooked Oak High School in 2013 to increase the number of students attending college. Three years later, the University of Oklahoma adopted the program.

Direct Medical Programs That Offer Automatic Scholarships
Forbes

OU mentioned in the article 

OU students tests positive for mpox
KFOR

How to cultivate hope when you don’t have any
Time

“Hope is a way of thinking,” says Chan Hellman, a psychologist who’s the founding director of the Hope Research Center at the University of Oklahoma. “We know it can be taught; we know it can be nurtured. It’s not something you either have or don’t have.” 

Initiative aims to reduce health disparities through recruitment
Journal Record

A new initiative by the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences aims to recruit and graduate medical students from underserved Oklahoma communities to reduce health disparities across the state.

Editorial: Tulsa building prosperity by embracing next challenges in tech development
Tulsa World

Tulsa is primed for this move through the workforce development programs and academic shifts at the University of Tulsa, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa and Oklahoma State University-Tulsa. 

Price College at OU now offering Commercial Space Applications Graduate Certificate
KOKI

OU to launch commercial space certificate for Spring 2024
Muskogee Phoenix

OU to launch commercial space certificate for Spring 2024
Norman Transcript

OU to launch commercial space certificate for Spring 2024
Yahoo! News

OU’s Price College offers commercial space applications certification
Journal Record

OU announces changes to commencement ceremonies beginning spring 2024
OU Daily

OU details qualifications for Gaylord College dean amid questions about search committee composition
OU Daily

Bright futures seen despite loss of Bedlam football
Journal Record

Set to celebrate one last hurrah together as the era of Bedlam football comes to a close indefinitely, the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University will meet on the gridiron in Stillwater on Nov. 4.

Oklahoma nonprofit helping OU student athletes use name, image and likeness for charity
News 9

An Oklahoma nonprofit is helping OU student athletes use their name, image and likeness to do charitable work in their community. 

Therapy Thursday: How to Respond to Being Left Out?
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions.

Economist: After all the good OKC voters have seen over the past 30 years, why stop now?
The Oklahoman

Article written by Robert Dauffenbach, professor emeritus of entrepreneurship at the University of Oklahoma’s Tom Love Department of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Yang takes Neustadt children’s prize, tells OU community his story
Norman Transcript

‘Move to Oklahoma’ to boost workforce
The Oklahoma 100

Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell launched the “Move to Oklahoma” campaign, targeting the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to attract talent to a state that is a great place to live. The largest alumni clubs for Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma are in Dallas. 

OU receives $16 million to recruit, retain medical students from underserved communities
KOSU

For Native viewers, ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ is an imperfect triumph
Los Angeles Times

Joanna Hearne, a professor in the film and media studies department of the University of Oklahoma who has specialized in Indigenous images in American film history, said she felt “Killers of the Flower Moon” “is one of the only films I’ve seen that shows the damage of settler colonialism as a system.”

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on Flu season
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

University of Oklahoma launches pioneering graduate program in commercial space applications
FOX 25

OU looking for community partners to recruit med students from underserved communities
Norman Transcript

OU receives $16 million to recruit, retain medical students from underserved communities
KGOU

OU receives $16 million to recruit, retain medical students from underserved communities
Public Radio Tulsa

Details emerge on metro OKC high-capacity transit project
Norman Transcript

The north-south rail would have four Norman stops: Tecumseh Road Station, Downtown Norman Station at the historic Santa Fe Depot, a University of Oklahoma Station and a South Norman Station. 

WATCH: Porter Moser Holds Media Day Ahead of OU’s 2023-24 Basketball Season
News on 6

New potential vaccine to protect against pneumonia developed at OU
KOCO

University of Oklahoma receives $16 million federal grant to address health care shortage in underserved communities
FOX 25

OU gets millions in grants to help medically underserved communities
KSWO

OU gets $16 million grant to help underserved communities
News 9
(TV Clip)

OU gets $16 million grant to help underserved communities across Oklahoma
News on 6
(TV Clip)

OU receives medical grant
KJRH
(TV Clip)

Magazine presents OU with Diversity Awards
Journal Record

‘She’s a Fighter;’ Brent Venables on Wife’s Battle with Cancer
News on 6

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence hires new communications director
KTUL

McGhee is a Cherokee Nation citizen and graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma.

Stevens Hired as Senior Director of Business Retention and Expansion at CCEDC
Copperas Cover Leader Press

While further enhancing his expertise, he has successfully completed the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma and holds an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certificate from the National Development Council.

Longtime officer named as new chief of ECU Police Department
WNCT

He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has undergraduate degrees from ECU and the University of Oklahoma, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree from Penn State University.  

How Dillon Gabriel’s family is making every OU football game ‘like a Thanksgiving’
The Oklahoman

PHOTOS: Homecoming court 2023
OU Daily

Discussions continue between city and university over land acquisition and right of way
Norman Transcript

All council is waiting for is to come to an agreement from the university that would allow OU to acquire land needed at the Westwood Golf Course for a runway expansion at the Max Westheimer Airport, said Councilmember Stephen T. Holman, Ward 7.

Political notebook: Two new state board of education members appointed
The Oklahoman

The University of Oklahoma received a $1.9 million Environmental Protection Agency grant to research children’s cumulative health impacts from agricultural pollutants and nonchemical factors such as poverty and limited access to services.

Raising Cancer Screening Awareness with OU Health
News 9

OU project aims for more efficient, sustainable energy future
Journal Record

Opinion: Tulsa poised to become leader in virtual health technology
Tulsa World

Founded in November 2022, Canopy is a multi-year initiative led by the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business Tom Love Innovation Hub, in collaboration with Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa. 

OU-Led Study Reveals New Extremes in Stratospheric Moisture
Mirage News

‘American Born Chinese’ author to accept lit award in Norman
Norman Transcript

World Literature Today will welcome Gene Luen Yang, the author of “American Born Chinese,” a graphic novel that inspired the Disney+ series, to receive the 2023 NSK Neustadt Lit Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. 

Therapy Thursday: Toxic Positivity
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions.

Disney Names Tinisha Agramonte New Chief Diversity Officer
Hollywood Reporter

Agramonte holds a master’s degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from California State East Bay.

Police tighten security at OU sorority after ‘suspicious individual’ left things on their doorstep
KOCO

OU Deploys World’s Most Advanced Weather Radar
Mirage News

OU professors explain Hamas attack on Israel as Jewish Oklahomans grieve losses
Norman Transcript

The quest to understand tornadoes
Knowable Magazine

“Today, we’re simulating the atmosphere with unprecedented spatial resolution. We’re observing storms with unprecedented temporal and spatial resolution,” says atmospheric scientist Howie Bluestein of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. “But there’s still a lot of problems and a lot of things that need to be solved.” 

President Biden nominates former Cherokee Nation Attorney General among latest federal court appointees
KTUL

Mr. Russell was an associate at Bracewell & Patterson in Washington, D.C. from 1988 to 1991. He received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1988 and his B.S. from Oklahoma State University in 1985.

University of Oklahoma researchers receive $1.5M grant to expand family support program
FOX 25

Federal grant expands OU parent-child assistance program
Muskogee Phoenix

New “Glow in the Dark,” OU Homecoming Parade will be held Friday
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Success Program Launch: Prehealth Students Work Alongside Service Dogs
Inside Higher Ed

The University of Oklahoma at Tulsa has a similar program, Professor Paws, which provides education to students working in clinical settings, to the general community in Oklahoma and as a campus ambassador. 

OU Campus Activities Council announces 2023 Homecoming Royalty Court members
OU Daily

How DeSantis’ ban on Chinese homeownership has affected buyers and real estate agents 3 months in
NBC News

Gregory Burge, a University of Oklahoma economist who has studied housing, said ownership bans like Florida’s “don’t make a lot of sense from an economic standpoint.”

AI, machine learning discussed at Manufacturing Luncheon in Broken Arrow
FOX 23

Hazem Refai, Director of Wireless and Electromagnetic Compatibility and Design Center at OU-Tulsa, joined the chamber today as the guest speaker. He discussed how AI is making its way into the industry and the potential for improved innovation and efficiency. 

Hazem Refai talks future of AI in manufacturing at Broken Arrow Chamber’s annual luncheon
KTUL

These Birds Got a Little Too Comfortable in Birdhouses
The Atlantic

“But Lori Jervis, an anthropologist at the University of Oklahoma, has found…” 

Guest: Why the threat to freedom of speech on college campuses is real
The Oklahoman

Article written by Jeremy D. Bailey, Sanders Chair in Law and Liberty; Director of the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage at the University of Oklahoma. – Department of Classics and Letters

OU Kicks Off Freedom Speech Week
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Potential Breakthrough pneumonia vaccine born in Oklahoma undergoes trials
KTUL

In a groundbreaking development, a potential pneumonia vaccine developed by researchers from the University of Oklahoma's College of Medicine is undergoing clinical trials.

New Vaccine for Pneumonia in Clinical Trials
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Members of Oklahoma delegation among names considered for possible next House speaker
KOCO

“Usually, these things feel like they’re hashed out behind closed doors. There’s a bit of wrangling within the party to make a decision, but they make a decision, and they move forward and got control over the caucus," Tyler Johnson, a political science professor at the University of Oklahoma, said. – Department of Political Science

Key Bills Gavin Newsom Signed Into New California Law (And Some He Rejected)
LAist

Guha Krishnamurthi, an associate professor of law at the University of Oklahoma who has studied the bill, told CalMatters that the bill serves an important educational purpose — making managers and HR departments more aware of the issue.

Trombone recital to feature guest performer Philip Martinson
Duncan Banner

Martinson earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Music degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Akron.

Pneumonia vaccine developed at OU
KJRH
(TV Clip)

OU’s ‘Horus’ an important new player in field of meteorology
Journal Record

OU’s Free Speech Week keynote discussion to feature New York Law School Professor Emerita Nadine Strossen
OU Daily

How is the first commercial rollout of COVID-19 vaccines going in Oklahoma?
Public Radio Tulsa

So is it worth it to schedule an appointment for a vaccine that has caused these headaches? Dr. Dale Bratzler, OU’s dean for the College of Public Health, said yes.

Understanding Panic Attacks; Seasonal Malaise
News on 6

With Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones – College of Education

Engineering students from OU and OSU converge in innovative water technologies class
Norman Transcript

OU Deploys World’s Most Advanced Weather Radar
Mirage News

OKCPS teams up with doctors to give care to students at school
KOCO

Oklahoma City Public Schools has teamed up with doctors at OU Health and The Children's Hospital to give care to students at school. Virtual medical examinations are now available across the district after a trial program last year.

OU College of Law dean to step down at close of academic year
OU Daily

OU Engineering receives Defense grant to research energy storage
Norman Transcript

OU Police conducting training exercise on Norman Campus
News 9

OU Unity Clinic to Receive National Award
KOCO
(TV Clip)

‘An incredibly dangerous situation’: OU professors on impact of Israel, Hamas conflict
News 9

Should you close the toilet lid before flushing? The definite answer to end all debates
Inverse

Evan Floyd, professor of occupational and environmental health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, understands that uncovered toilet flushes aren’t a priority for many when it comes to staying healthy.

How to Stay Friends on the Faculty Job Market
Chronicle of Higher Education

Article cowritten by LaShawn Faith Washington, assistant professor of qualitative research at the University of Oklahoma at Norman. – College of Education

Oklahoma state Representatives Alonso-Sandoval, Pae Organize Study on Artificial Intelligence
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

Dr. Rose Shao, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, will explore different applications of AI technologies in healthcare settings

Pond Creek native receives national honor
Enid News & Eagle

She also serves as associate vice provost for clinical and translational science at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where she leads a statewide consortium focused on the growth of clinical research to improve the health of all Oklahomans.

PHOTOS: Sooners celebrate their 34-30 win over Texas
OU Daily

Photos: Sooners bring hold hat back to Norman with win over Texas
Tulsa World

First African American Female Schooner Driver at OU
News 9

Sapulpa grad now an OU drum major: ‘Work hard and never give up on your dreams,’ she says
Sapulpa Times

Pigman Family Charitable Fund gift will expand OU Aviation facilities
Norman Transcript

Ancient Bear Bones Were Found in The Aleutian Islands, And It’s Been A Mystery As to How They Got There Since Bears Never Lived On Those Islands
MSN

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma have been toying with the theory that people brought bear carcasses to the islands as a source of food.

More Oklahoma teens are getting access to guns – and are using them in crimes. What can be done?
The Oklahoman

“In the school setting, there tended to be a more drastic disruption of their routines with a lot of students not even coming back for a long time to an in-person setting,” said Christopher Hill, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma. – Department of Sociology

Indigenous meteorologist announced as chief at KTUL News Channel 8
MSKOKE Media

Standard severe weather events like these, and unusual anomalies drove Dr. Nunley to learn as much as he could about the science of meteorology. This would lead him to study meteorology as an undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma.

Matthew Morgan appointed Special Envoy for Chickasaw Nation
Duncan Banner

Mr. Morgan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, as well as a juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

Red River Rewind: Looking back at 123 years of OU-Texas football’s unforgettable moments
KOCO

Get in the game-day spirit at these Texas-OU events around Dallas
Dallas Morning News

A/E: Nerdy similarities inspire exhibition
Norman Transcript

The University of Oklahoma attracts brilliant individuals from around the globe. Their talents diffuse out into the Norman community making this a grand place to live. One of the best places that this happens where all are invited to experience it is Resonator Institute, 325 E. Main.

Scientists Baffled by Island’s Ancient Bear Bones May Have a Breakthrough
Newsweek

Lilly Parker and Kaylee Tatum, researchers at the University of Oklahoma, have spent two weeks in Unalaska trying to get to the bottom of the strange finding, and while the mystery remains, they are pursuing one theory that bear carcasses were brought to the islands by people as a source of food. – OU Research

Daily Dose: Lung Injuries
News on 6

OU Health's Dr. Lacy Anderson answers questions about lung injuries on today's Daily Dose.

‘I’m honored to tell their stories’: The Berkeley Forum hosts CRT researcher Veronica Jones Baldwin
The Daily Californian

Jones Baldwin presented some of her research from a current project, “Resistance or Racism? Unpacking Critical Race Theory Bans in a Sociopolitical Era of Anti-Racism,” conducted with co-researcher Kaleb Briscoe of the University of Oklahoma.

‘Dysfunctional’: Speaker debacle plunges US politics into uncertainty
Al Jazeera

“There’s a fear that they will just continue to do this to any speaker. And obviously, that creates a really chaotic environment where the House can’t consider bills,” said Rachel Blum, a professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma.

Therapy Thursday: Considering a Career in Therapy
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions.

Morgan appointed Special Envoy for Chickasaw Nation
Ada News

Mr. Morgan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, as well as a juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

OU Navy ROTC running game ball to Dallas as part of OU-Texas tradition
KOCO

PHOTOS: OU NROTC starts the annual Run to Dallas in Gaylord Memorial Stadium
OU Daily

United Way of Central Oklahoma Awards Over $235,000 in Grants to State Organizations
News 9

Calm Waters was awarded $40,000 to create a grief support group and education program for medical students and residents at the University of Oklahoma College Of Medicine.

OU Receives $8.16M Naval Grant to Boost Counter-UAS Tech
Mirage News

Guest Column: Can Norman do it again?
Norman Transcript

The idea has many supporters. University of Oklahoma President Joe Harroz and OU Athletic Director Joe Castiglione are among them. Norman Mayor Larry Heikklia and Cleveland County Commissioner Rod Cleveland are also proponents along with the Norman Economic Development Coalition (NEDC), the Norman Chamber, VisitNorman, and business leaders from across the city.

OU Engineering adds faculty members
Journal Record

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
FOX 25

Donation propels University of Oklahoma aviation program expansion for new hanger
FOX 25

OU Aviation School to Build new Hangar
News 9
(TV Clip)

OU Aviation School to Build new Hangar 
News on 6
(TV Clip)

Donation to help expand OU aviation facilities
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Pigman Family Charitable fund gift will expand OU Aviation facilities
Muskogee Phoenix

The University of Oklahoma to host Learn On event on Norman campus
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma, Texas go head-to-head with undefeated records for the first time since 2011
KOCO

How much does it cost for fans to travel to Dallas to cheer on the Sooners?
KOCO

Study finds mixed results for cannabis use by cancer patients
Journal Record

The study involved patients undergoing cancer treatment at the OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center. Patients were asked about their current cannabis use, cancer-related symptoms, reasons for using cannabis, whether they perceived cannabis to be helpful for their symptoms, and the risks they believed were associated with cannabis use.

State regents approve funding for programs in higher ed, focus on recruitment
Stillwater News Press

The participating institutions for collegiate grants totaling about $68,000 are Cameron University, Northeastern State University, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Central Oklahoma, the University of Oklahoma, OU – Tulsa and the University of Tulsa.

OU SGA aims to improve campus, athletic engagement after exchange of ideas with fellow SEC student leaders
OU Daily

Oklahoma schools fifth in U.S. for corporal punishment, report finds
The Oklahoman

Jermaine Thibodeaux is an assistant professor and historian at the University of Oklahoma’s Clara Luper Department of African and African-American Studies and a former Texas public school teacher.

Hudson Fellows in Public Health Symposium to focus on Climate Change
Norman Transcript

Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., distinguished pediatrician and epidemiologist, will be the featured keynote speaker of the University of Oklahoma’s Hudson College of Public Health’s 2023 Hudson Fellows in Public Health Symposium. She will speak on “Climate Change: A Challenge for Public Health, Education, Research and Practice.” 

OU College of Nursing Receives $10.5 Million
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Epirus and OU Secure $8.16 Million Grant to Develop Radar Technology to Counter UAS Threats
Everything RF

Community walk to support cancer patients
Journal Record

This year’s Oklahoma City More than Pink Walk has drawn support from statewide sponsor MidFirst Bank and Pillar sponsors OU Health, Norman Regional Health System and Strong Point Auto Group. 

Frank Hill honored with University of Oklahoma’s 2023 Regents’ Alumni Award
McAfee & Taft

Veteran real estate and business attorney Frank D. Hill was honored with the University of Oklahoma’s 2023 Regents’ Alumni Award for his extraordinary dedication and service to the university at a special ceremony on September 29, 2023, on the OU campus in Norman, OK. 

Daily Dose: HEPA filters
News 9

A viewer is asking about the importance of HEPA filters for vacuum cleaners, OU Health's Dr. Lacy Anderson has the answer. 

Judd Campbell begins term as Odessa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Chair
Odessa American

Campbell received his Bachelor and Master of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma. 

OU students honor National Day of Remembrance for Indian Boarding Schools with butterfly release
Norman Transcript

The long-term benefits of enrolling young children in high-quality child care
MSN

A team from the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, regularly evaluated the children's academic outcomes and executive function through the end of third grade.

Longtime OU season ticket holders prepare to move seats due to SEC requirements
KOCO

Love’s Field Capacity Announced; Seat Selection to Resume in November
Sooner Sports

How championship-winning coach Patty Gasso gained her confidence with her faith
The Oklahoman

Fascism in America: a long history that predates Trump
The Guardian

From the UK, Ward is a history professor at the University of Oklahoma; she is a past president of the German Studies Association and was an American Council on Education fellow at Yale. – Department of History

OUHSC receives grant to improve health outcomes for Indigenous women in childbirth
Norman Transcript

OUHSC receives grant to improve health outcomes for Indigenous women in childbirth
Enid News & Eagle

Dad makes mini OU football field for 5-year-old son
KOCO

COVID-19 not going anywhere, OU campus continues to deal with the virus in 2023
OU Daily

E-commerce supply business opens storefront in downtown Norman
Journal Record

According to the University of Oklahoma, Carpenter became renowned worldwide for his work on reptile behavioral studies, even receiving the Oklahoma Scientist of the Year designation in 1991. Earlier this year, the Oklahoma Biological Survey dedicated a newly reopened trail to him just south of Highway 9. 

Therapy Thoughts: What is Imposter Syndrome?
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're talking about what to expect from pre-marital counseling and imposter syndrome.

Nonprofit news outlets: A growing, integral part of Oklahoma’s journalism landscape
Non Doc

University of Oklahoma journalism professor John Schmeltzer said the expanding role of nonprofits reflects the financial freefall of traditional media. 

From the top 10 to the bottom, here are the largest employers in Oklahoma in 2023
The Oklahoman

University of Oklahoma Medical Center, in Oklahoma City, is the only comprehensive academic hospital in the state, and is Oklahoma’s only Level I trauma center.

Heartland Flyer ready to help OU fans get to Red River Showdown in Dallas
KOCO

SEC regulations prompt changes to student section ahead of 2024 OU football season
KOCO

Covid Update with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

Health Experts Discuss Childhood Obesity
News on 6

According to health experts, 1 in 5 children across the United States, putting children at risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Joining News 9 today with more is OU Health pediatrician Dr. Ashley Weedn.

Free SHPO webinar to focus on early historic Wichita sites
The Duncan Banner

At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office will host a free webinar titled “Early Wichita Sites and Fortifications in Oklahoma,” presented by Dr. Richard Drass, emeritus professor at the University of Oklahoma. – Oklahoma Archeological Survey

Changes coming at Memorial Stadium as OU moves to SEC
News 9
(TV Clip)

Changes to 2024 Seating at OU Football Stadium
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU Scientists Probe Coastal City Storm Clouds
Mirage News

University of Oklahoma's College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

OU band plays at Jerome Westheimer Performance Art Center
KXII

Daily Dose: Teeth Whitening
News 9

OU Health's Dr. Lacy Anderson is here with more on how to safely whiten your teeth.

Daily Dose: Treating Injuries with Heat or Cold
News on 6

Dr. Lacy Anderson is here with whether you should treat an injury with heat or with ice.

Lawmakers asked to reform Oklahoma’s eviction process
The Oklahoman

Bryce Lowery, associate professor of regional and city planning at the University of Oklahoma, told the panel that there is not enough housing in Oklahoma. Also, housing that is affordable to entry-level workers is older and in need of repairs and updating, he said.

Eviction process highlighted in legislative study on affordable housing
Journal Record

Bryce Lowery, associate professor of regional and city planning in the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture, said the number of Oklahomans allocating more than 30% of their salary to housing, which qualifies as rent burden, is concerning at 401,000.

Oklahoma lawmakers hold interim study on state’s housing shortage
KOCO

"We've heard through the experience of Section 8, which is the HUD program that is not working great right now in this country; we hear that across the board," Bryce Lowery, with the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture, said. "The quality standards in this country have driven people out. And so, you want to be very careful about ensuring quality but also not scaring people away."

Goodnight Midstream Announces New President and Chief Operating Officer
Associated Press

Osborn received a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University Batten College of Engineering and Technology, a Master of Business Administration from The University of Oklahoma Price School of Business, and his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Former ACLU president to speak at OU during Free Speech Week
Norman Transcript

‘We got to have the workforce’: Business leaders see potential for aerospace growth in Oklahoma, but worker shortage presents challenge
FOX 25

The academy is a four-year immersive program that connects STEM-focused high school students to opportunities in the aerospace field, bringing in the University of Oklahoma and the Moore Norman Technology Center as well.

College of Nursing Renovations Approved, Academic Appointments and More at OU
OK Nursing Times

Workplace loneliness is the modern pandemic damaging lives and hurting business
The Conversation

Article cowritten by Margaret Shaffer, Michael F. Price Chair in International Business

Assad in China: Syria’s new economic and diplomatic ally?
The New Arab

"As the US and China deepen their trade war, China will want to help this ‘Shia Crescent’ region [which is made up of Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Iran] prosper and integrate into the regional economy. By doing so, it may also encourage Saudi Arabia and the UAE to continue down their path of building good relations, trading networks, and defence agreements with China,” Dr Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told TNA. 

OU Board of Regents tour DRH Health’s Learning Center
Duncan Banner

OU President To Be Honored by Putnam City Schools Foundation
OKC Friday

OK school districts struggling to fill special education positions, several say they need more support from the state
KFOR

At the University of Oklahoma, the school saw 26 graduates who specialized in special education in 2022. That number increased by three in the spring of 2023.

Max Westheimer Airport to host 17th annual OU Aviation Festival
OU Daily

What’s a Swiftposium? Academics study a pop star’s outsize influence
The Washington Post

In 2021, academics gathered at the University of Oklahoma to assess Swift’s impact on culture and music. And Indiana University Bloomington is planning to host an academic conference in November that will study themes similar to those planned for the Australian conference next year.

Dr. Hewett Leaves Behind a Celebrated Legacy in Oklahoma
OKC Friday

He was a former state medical examiner and graduate of the University of Oklahoma Medical School, who also helped usher in a new era of medicine at Baptist Hospital, by helping to lead the transition to Integris, as both a board member of the hospital and the serving chief of pathology. 

OU to launch multidisciplinary sustainable energy systems program
Journal Record

OU Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

United Way of Norman, OU Food Pantry announce campaign partnership
OU Daily

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.

Guatemalans rally on behalf of president-elect, demonstrating a will to defend democracy
PBS

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
Counter Information

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.

Oklahoma Historical Society could soon return headrights to Osage Nation
KOSU

The Oklahoma Historical Society is one non-Osage owner. Others include the University of Oklahoma, various trusts, Catholic Churches, a defunct care home called Hissom Memorial and the Jack Drummond Trust.

Four Amazing Impacts of This A.I. – Powered Bird Migration Tracker
Smithsonian Magazine

Jeff Kelly, an avian ecologist at the University of Oklahoma who is not involved in BirdCast, says the project is remarkable, resting on the tireless work of relatively few scientists.

Guatemalans rally on behalf of president-elect, demonstrating a will to defend democracy
NY 1

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. – Department of International and Area Studies

Ryan Walters’ messaging aligns with national talking points, OU professor says
KOCO

A political science professor at the University of Oklahoma said it is rare to see state officials go before a committee like this. She also said the messaging Walters used fits right in line with national talking points. “At the local level, if you can count on national politics being something that locally, people are opposed to, then you can throw out those national names," said professor Melody Huckaby Rowlett. – Department of Political Science

Dying with Dignity in Mexico
Mirage News

University of Oklahoma assistant professor and medical anthropologist Elyse Ona Singer, Ph.D., has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand the cultural and bioethical dimensions of death and dying. The project grew out of a curiosity that is at once academic and personal. – Department of Anthropology

Coming home: Emmanuel Baptist welcomes Ardmore native as music minister
The Daily Ardmoreite

He was working on a master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Oklahoma when he got the call earlier this summer about the job opportunity at Emmanuel.

Christine Kirby to lead Home Baking Association
Baking Business

She received a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and studied applied horticulture and horticulture business services at Oklahoma State University.

University of Oklahoma Tops State Rankings, Shines in Regional Top 5: U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges List
Ponca City Now

How common infections can spark psychiatric illnesses in children
Economist

Chandra Menendez, a researcher at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre, says she has found a “correlation between antibodies that target dopamine receptors d1 and d2 and the pandas phenotype”. This sort of work could help develop diagnostic tests. 

Dr. Brian Robinson joins CMH Endocrinology Center
Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Dr. Robinson completed an endocrinology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. 

Manassas police chief named interim city manager
Inside Nova

Keen holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s degree in the administration of justice from George Mason University. 

Best college rankings: Which Oklahoma university tops the 2024 list?
The Oklahoman

University of Oklahoma tops state rankings, shines in regional Top 5: U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges list
Fox 25

U.S. News Names OU Oklahoma’s Top University
KFOR
(TV Clip)

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

University of Oklahoma, Los Alamos National Laboratory awarded grant to study extreme weather
KTUL

The OU School of Meteorology is about to be on the cutting edge of extreme weather research thanks to a new grant from the government.

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation cites OU students
Journal Record

Saxophone aficionado Jonathan Nichol named director of the OU School of Music
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

Daily Dose: Stage Fright
News 9

OU Health's Dr. Lacy Anderson has the answers.

PSMA uptake, access appear high for US-based urologists
Urology Times

But a little bit of inferential data from the available stuff suggests maybe in that very low range of PSA detection, say, in the recurrent patients, maybe the F 18s are a little bit better quality for detection. But again, in general, [there are] not a lot of differences there.” Cookson is professor and chair of urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

OU president Joe Harroz and what the SEC move prevented
Sellout Crowd

News Beat: OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. interview, Griffin Memorial Hospital move
OU Daily

OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. speaks on Norman entertainment district, DEI, increased tuition
OU Daily

‘He leaves a profound legacy’: Longtime OU trombone professor and player Irvin Wagner dies
The Oklahoman

Remembering a University of Oklahoma legend
KFOR

Best Colleges in 2024
U.S. News & World Report

Stephenson Cancer Center to roll out mobile lung scanner
Norman Transcript

Stephenson Cancer Center to roll out mobile lung scanner
Enid News & Eagle

OU Board of Regents approve next steps for nursing college renovations
KGOU

OU Board of Regents approve next steps for nursing college renovations
KOSU

OU Division of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion to host annual ‘Belonging Week’ featuring variety of events
OU Daily

OU law students attend Oxford program at Trinity College
Oklahoma City Sentinel

OU Meteorology shares cause for extreme August heat, buffs up research
Norman Transcript

INTO Collaborates with University of Oklahoma to Drive International Student Recruitment
MSN

Starting School Before Age 2 Helps Children Avoid Achievement Gaps, Study Finds
MSN

“It wasn’t their elementary school experience that was different; their early-childhood experience was different,” said Diane Horm, director of the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa and part of a nationwide network of researchers evaluating Educare.

‘A dream and an honor’: Ebony Johnson steps into new role as Tulsa interim superintendent
KTUL

Prior to her appointment, Johnson was serving as the district's Chief Learning Officer of which she was named in 2020. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the College of Education at the University of Oklahoma.

Who really benefits from private health insurance rebates? Not people who need cover the most
The Conversation

Article cowritten by Assistant Professor of Economics at OU, Judith Liu.

The Children’s Trust: Study sheds light on long-lasting benefits of quality early learning
The Miami Herald

A recent study published by the Early Childhood Education Institute, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, has once again illuminated the importance of early learning, but with a critical difference: It finds that children need to be enrolled early in high-quality child care programs to reap the most benefits.

University of Oklahoma and INTO team up for international student recruitment
Business News This Week

OU Board of Regents to consider search committee for Gaylord College dean
OU Daily

OU Board of Regents to consider raise, new title as football operations administrator for Woody Glass
OU Daily

Coalition proposes billion dollar Norman entertainment district
The Shawnee News Star

Doctor and Norman Regional Introduce The Oklahoma Breast Cancer
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Hailing from Tulsa, Dr. Rable’s time in Norman started with undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma. She then proceeded to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma where she completed her general surgery residency and a fellowship in breast surgical oncology.

Program expands opportunities for OU law students
Journal Record

University of Oklahoma Boosts Research with New Equipment
Mirage News

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

LOCAL COLUMN: Hamm’s perseverance and grit brought him oil patch success
Norman Transcript

Hamm was joined by OU President Joe Harroz in a “fireside chat” discussion of the book. It chronicles Hamm’s journey from a dirt-poor kid in central Oklahoma to his bounding successes as founder and executive chairman of Continental Resources.

OU Children’s Hospital Helps Parents with Critical Infant Care at Home
News on 6

The US Supreme Court took away abortion rights. Mexico’s high court just did the opposite.
USA Today

“Mexico is a secular country but has a Catholic majority, and the Church wields tremendous popular and political power,” said Elyse Ona Singer, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. – Department of Anthropology

Community summit about book bans held at historic Greenwood church
Fox 23

“The freedom to read is something that, who would have thought in the United States, would be up for discussion?” said Dr. Karlos Hill. Hill is Regents’ Professor of the Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma and was a keynote speaker at the event.

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
St. Clair News-Aegis

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Guest: By respecting tribal sovereignty, Oklahoma has become a stronger state
The Oklahoman

Article written by Carla D. Pratt who is the Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Chair in Civil Rights, Race and Justice at the College of Law at the University of Oklahoma.

‘Violent delights do have violent ends’ as OKC theater makes ‘Romeo & Juliet’ a spectacle
The Oklahoman

Directed by University of Oklahoma associate professor Alissa Branch, the new production borrows from the ambitious scope of "Shakespeare in Love," with elaborate sword fights choreographed by Woods, Italian Renaissance-style costumes by Lloyd Cracknell and original live music composed and performed by Nate Borofsky, who will appear in the show as The Travelling Player. – OU Helmerich School of Drama

Former cop: Stop punishing Oklahoma women who survive domestic violence
The Oklahoman

Article written by David McLeod, Ph.D who is the associate director and a professor at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma.

August heat wave set records in parts of Kansas
Kansas Reflector

“This is an extreme event, but it’s not a one-off,” said Jason Furtado, an associate professor of meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. “These are things that, unfortunately, we’re going to have to be contending with.” – OU School of Meteorology

‘It’s totally changed the game,’ says oil magnate Harold Hamm on horizontal drilling
Norman Transcript

The Top U.S. Colleges with the Greatest Economic Diversity
The New York Times

‘The next level’: Coalition proposes $1 billion Norman entertainment district
Non Doc

Potential $1 billion entertainment district unveiled for Norman
KOSU

Fears of escalation grow as dozens die in SDF-militia fighting in Syria
Al Jazeera

Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, says the situation is likely to escalate and “the costs will only go up”. – Department of International and Area Studies

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones
News on 6
(TV Clip)

Master of Human Relations / OU Tulsa

Norman, OU coalition to announce plans for $1 billion entertainment district
The Oklahoman

Announcement of $1 Billion Entertainment District
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Norman business leaders to announce plans for $1 Billion entertainment district
Yahoo! Entertainment

OU dentistry lands $33.6 million grant for equipment, starts pediatric residency
Norman Transcript

OU plans to start its first New Pediatric Dentistry Residency
KOCO
(TV Clip)

OU Announces State’s First Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU receives multimillion grant to partner with Indigenous Communities on Maternal Health Research
KOCO
(TV Clip)

OU Researchers Received 26 Patents in FY23
The Mirage News

OU Health Science Center Police seek help to identify duo suspected in multiple car burglaries
FOX 25

Amid Rise in Flu, COVID-19 Cases, Health Professionals Encourage Receiving Vaccines
News 9

Joining the News 9 team this morning to talk more about the need to protect yourself is OU Health's Dean of Public Health Dr. Dale Bratzler. – OU Health

Oklahoma health officials see increase in illness among school-aged children
KOCO

"It’s always concerning going back to school because they know their kid within the first few weeks is going to come down with something," said Beth Condley, a clinical assistant professor and pediatric hospitalist at OU Health Sciences Center.

Hunting the Twister
Popular Mechanics

Howard Bluestein, a meteorology professor at University of Oklahoma, uses ground-based and airborne Doppler radar, and Christopher Nowotarski, associate professor of atmospheric science at Texas A&M University, launches weather balloons. Scientists also use uncrewed aircraft systems, or drones, in the field. – OU School of Meteorology

Preserving native tongues: Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair receives $20,000 grant for language revitalization efforts
FOX 25

One of the longest-running museum programs at the Sam Noble Museum, the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair, has received a $20,000 grant from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. 

Oklahoma museum program receives $20K for Native American language revitalization efforts
KOMO News

The Sam Noble Museum at OU hosts the event that gives kids and teens the opportunity to learn the native languages of the nearly 40 different Native American tribes in the state. 

OU meteorology students killed in car crash honored with memorial scholarship
KOCO

Scholarship created in honor of University of Oklahoma meteorology students
KTUL

OU to provide several water stations to Beat The Heat during Football season opener
News 9
(TV clip)

Food fight!: OU, Texas food pantries hold food drive competition for annual Red River Rivalry
OU Daily

Revolution for dentistry, research for longer lasting dental materials
KOCO

“It’s very hard to pinpoint how revolutionary this is,” Dr. Fernando Esteban Florez said, Division Head of dental biomaterials and director of faculty development for the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.

Oklahoma closer to eliminating private prisons with takeover of Davis facility
The Oklahoman

John Carl, a criminology professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies the U.S. prison system, told Oklahoma Watch in 2020 that private prisons tend to restrict prisoner movement and offer fewer programs than state or federally run facilities. – Department of Sociology

Oklahoma moves closer to eliminating private prisons
Journal Record

Nichol named director of the OU School of Music
Muskogee Phoenix

In Rare Split Vote, Council Approves Habitat Homes
OKC Friday

"We welcome low-income housing in our neighborhood,” said Dr. Rachael Jackson, University of Oklahoma English professor, who was born and raised in her home near the donated property. 

2005 OU Law Grad Sets Guinness World Record
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Univ. of Oklahoma, Altius Sports expanding NIL relationship
Sports Business Journal

OU adds ‘Athletes Services Division’ to NIL infrastructure
OU Insider

University of Oklahoma Launches Athlete Services Division to Support Student-Athletes’ NIL Opportunities
BVM Sports

OU Works to Expand Mental Healthcare
News 9
(TV Clip)

College of Nursing receives grant to partner with Indigenous communities for maternal health research
OU Daily

Oklahoma Inches Closer to Eliminating Private Prisons
Oklahoma Watch

John Carl, a criminology professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies the U.S. prison system, told Oklahoma Watch in 2020 that private prisons tend to restrict prisoner movement and offer fewer programs than state or federally-run facilities. – OU Department of Sociology

Therapy Thursday: Laughing Through Grief
News on 6

With Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones – OU Tulsa / Master of Human Relations

ECU Welcomes New Faculty Members to Campus
The Ada News

Childers-Elliot holds a bachelor’s in English and a master’s of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

OU students learn practical professional skills at KGOU
KGOU

TSET supports repealing state tax on healthy foods
Journal Record

Another resolution encouraged the state to adopt policies to increase access to cancer screenings. In a release, TSET noted that the action followed the board’s approval earlier this year of $1.7 million in funding for the OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center to develop a mobile lung cancer screening bus. 

Nichol named director of the OU School of Music
Norman Transcript

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on COVID 19 cases
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

OU Health

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
The Salem News

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Learning to play: Cody Mayo Acting Studio brings industry insights home
Tulsa People

Growing up as a young actor in Dallas/Fort Worth, Mayo realized he’d need to go elsewhere to get the training he needed to succeed. After receiving a bachelor’s in fine arts in drama at the University of Oklahoma, he worked in film and TV in Los Angeles for more than a decade and trained with some of the best acting coaches in the business.  

New grant can help save lives, especially Oklahoma indigenous mothers giving birth
KOCO

New research found Indigenous women have the highest rates of death and health complications during and following pregnancy. Now, with the help of a $10.5M grant, OU's Health Sciences Center plans to find out why and how to fix it. 

The Most Charming  College Town in Oklahoma is Home to Delicious Dining, Shopping, And More
Only in your State

In addition to the enchanting charm of Norman's town center, a visit to the University of Oklahoma campus is an absolute must. The OU campus is not only a hub of academic excellence but also a visual delight with its stunning architecture and well-manicured grounds. 

OU’s Mewbourne College will hold another ESG leadership class in October
Oklahoma Energy Today

What does OU coach Brent Venables do after getting an elite player like David Stone? ‘You celebrate hard’
The Oklahoman

Spike in Oklahoma COVID-19 cases, new variants on the rise
OU Daily

Dr. Dale Bratzler, dean of OU’s Hudson College of Public Health and former OU chief COVID-19 officer, said the hospitalizations are predominantly older adults. 

New Report Shows Higher Drug Usage in Young Adults
News 9

Joining the News 9 team to talk about the new findings is OU Health's Dr.Tiffany Bartel. – OU College of Medicine 

State superintendent’s social media activity scrutinized as threats continue
KTUL

Dr. Meg Myers Morgan, an Associate Professor at OU-Tulsa, emphasized the need for well-considered and responsible use of social media by public officials.

Mental health experts discuss traumatic toll felt after fatal Choctaw shooting
KOCO

"It can heighten the anxiety because, after all, it’s not on television. It’s here in Oklahoma. It’s at our beloved football stadium," said Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, the director of psychiatry at OU Health

WSP Names Texas Transportation Leader
Constructor Magazine

Messerli has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Nebraska as well as a master’s degree in regional and city planning from the University of Oklahoma. 

UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP: Two prominent scholars, divided by politics, share their story at OU event
Norman Transcript

The University of Oklahoma welcomed two distinguished scholars as part of its 2023-2024 Presidential Speakers Series: Robert P. George and Cornel West.

OU to host Harold Hamm for discussion about new book on energy independence in America
OU Daily

Harold Hamm to discuss his new book at special OU visit
Oklahoma Energy Today

New OU program, IMPACT360°, aims to support students with autism, teach skills for college life
OU Daily

OU Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy and Project Canary Announce Fourth Cohort of Energy ESG Certificate Program
Yahoo! Finance

New Imaging Capabilities Boost OU Dental Biomaterials Research
Mirage News

War Eagle. Sooner Schooner. The Grove. Top college football traditions, ranked.
USA Today

Oklahoma doctor discusses how people respond in life-threatening situations
KOCO

Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, the director of psychiatry at OU Health, said there is a lot going on that can shape our reaction to horrible situations.

OSDH, Healthy Together capture award
Journal Record

“Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the partnership between Healthy Together and the Oklahoma State Department of Health was pivotal in our successful campus return. (Healthy Together) technology enabled swift adaptation to evolving health needs, implementing effective safety measures,” said David Surratt, vice president for student affairs and dean of students at the University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Introduces New Support Program for Autistic Students
Best Colleges

The Root of Higher Education’s Excess Can Be Found In … Sillicon Valley?
Forbes

To pay the mounting bills, flagships have unduly burdened students. Tuition and fee revenue per student was up by double digits at every flagship, led by University of Oklahoma where it rose 166%. The median flagship pulls in 64% more per student. 

Universities Tap Student Talent to Support Security Operations
Ed Tech

At the University of Oklahoma, CISO Jeff Miller has a similar effort going. “In our SOC, student employees take on job duties that give them real-world exposure to cybersecurity roles,” he says. 

OU Daily finalist for 2 media awards
Enid News & Eagle

Protests in Syria’s Southern Druze Enclave Appear to be Gaining Momentum
Voice of America

Although Arab media broadcast video of protesters in several parts of the country calling for the "fall of the regime," Joshua Landis, who heads the Middle East Studies department at the University of Oklahoma, told VOA 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."

Oklahoma Author Excited to “Share Secrets” at Edmond Signing Event
News 9

Barnes is an author and professor at the University of Oklahoma. She published her first book at 19 and has since written a dozen novels. Her book ‘The Inheritance Games’, is set to be adapted into a TV series for Amazon. – Department of Psychology

OU professor reflects on ‘I have a dream’ speech
Norman Transcript

Jermaine Thibodeaux, assistant professor of African and African American Studies, 60 years out, said scholars see the speech as a carillon bell, warning the nation that the state of the nation was on fire. 

OU professor reflects on ‘I have a dream’ speech
Yahoo! News

OU engineering students fix Air Force bomber at Tinker
Norman Transcript

OU engineering students fix Air Force bomber at Tinker
Muskogee Phoenix

OU engineering students fix Air Force bomber at Tinker
Star and Stripes

OU College of Medicine Honors Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, Family Physician
Garvin County News Star

OU Honors Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, family physician
Journal Record

Therapy Thursday: Traumatic Events
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions. – Master of Human Relations / OU Tulsa

Cutting-edge advances in corneal treatment
Ophthalmology Times

Kamran M. Riaz, MD, clinical associate professor and director of medical student education at the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, discussed some of the latest trends in corneal treatment in our July/August issue.

Protests in Southern Syria Gain Momentum, Spead to Aleppo
Eurasia Press & News

Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, said that Syrians are angry that the living situation has not improved with the decreased fighting in the country in recent years.

Tulsa Police Department partners with University of Oklahoma, welcomes social work practicum student to enhance victim services
KTUL

The Tulsa Police Department announced on Wednesday, Aug. 23, that they are partnering with the University of Oklahoma to serve as a practicum placement site for the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

‘Norman is going to be a boomtown’ awash in SEC opportunity
Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma officials say Norman is likely to see at least twice as many visiting fans at SEC home games than they saw in the Big 12. While the Big 12 requires members to provide 2,500 football tickets to visiting schools, the SEC demands 5,000 tickets for visiting fans, and SEC schools are not known for giving tickets back.

OU President responds to accusations of overspending after tuition increase
Ponca City Now

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Bratzler on rising COVID-19 cases
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

OU Class of 2027 Breaks University Records
Yahoo! News

OU Class of 2027 Breaks University Records
Norman Transcript

OU President Responds to Accusations of Overspending after Tuition Increase
News on 6

OU President Responds to Accusations of Overspending after Tuition Increase
News 9

Norman launches on-demand rideshare app that partners with OU’s SafeRide
The Oklahoman

City of Norman implements new rideshare app, partners with OU SafeRide
OU Daily

Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, physician receive honors for excellence, partnership with OU
OU Daily

OU, OC-ALC Partnership Bolsters Workforce Pipeline
Mirage News

Thanks to a partnership between the University of Oklahoma through its Oklahoma Aerospace and Defense Innovation Institute and the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, a new, innovative solution is being developed to address rudder issues on the B-1B aircraft.

Peshehonoff named new OU Law Competition director
Journal Record

Peshehonoff will take over reins of the program from previous director Connie Smothermon with a goal of continuing a winning tradition. More importantly, she aims to make sure OU Law graduates are prepared for challenges that await them after law school.

Who is Deborah Gist?
KJRH

She began her education career in college studying at the University of Oklahoma earning a degree in early childhood education.

OU counters ‘spending spree’ rap, says university ‘healthier and stronger than ever’
Tulsa World

Universities across Oklahoma see record enrollment numbers
KOCO

From major state schools like the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, to smaller universities in the Oklahoma City area, enrollment numbers have increased across the board. For some, they are seeing record numbers in incoming classes.

College students head back to class today
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Behold, OU students: Lindsey Street tailgating returns
Non Doc

OU Researcher Awarded Defense Grant for Cancer
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center

Oklahoma psychiatrist discusses importance of talking to teens about relationship violence
KOCO

"We know from large national studies that one in eleven female teenagers and one in fifteen boys have been exposed to violence and abuse in a romantic relationship. Many of the perpetrators have been victims as children," said Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, chief of psychiatry at OU Health.

OU Diversity officer touts mental-health counseling for students upset by Hawaii Fire
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

University of Oklahoma Tailgating Changes Announce
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

NIH Awards $24 Million to Create 10 Maternal Health Research Centers
Forbes

OU Health Sciences Center was selected.

Therapy Thursday: Trauma Porn and Remote Education
News on 6

With Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones – OU Tulsa / Master of Human Relations

Lot Lines: David Webb – a friend in education and real estate
Journal Record

Dr. Webb earned an associate degree from Oklahoma Christian College, a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma. His pursuit for education was not surprising to those who knew David because he had curiosity at his core – always asking why or how.

Marsh joins OBU as visiting professor
Journal Record

Marsh earned a bachelor’s degree in math and physics from the University of Arkansas in 2005. He earned a master’s in meteorology in 2007 and finished his doctorate in 2013, both at the University of Oklahoma.

OU says new freshman class is largest, most diverse ever
Norman Transcript

OU makes changes to tailgating policies ahead of season
KOCO

Lindsey Street returns to tailgating for upcoming OU football season
KFOR

Sooner tailgating returns to Lindsey Street, OU announces new tailgating policies
FOX 23

Inside OU’s decision to bring football tailgating back to Lindsey Street: From pony kegs to presidency
OU Daily

Negative thoughts about aging can be harmful. Here’s how to reduce them.
The Washington Post

These attitudes are nearly universal: Over 80 percent of people between ages 50 and 80 subscribe to ageist stereotypes, according to a study led by Julie Ober Allen, assistant professor of health and exercise science at the University of Oklahoma. – Department of Health and Exercise Science

Researchers and volunteers joined together to map extreme heat in OKC. What could it show?
The Oklahoman

Wenwen Cheng, an assistant professor at OU's Gibbs College of Architecture, already had been undertaking NASA-funded research into how heat vulnerabilities were affecting low-income neighborhoods in Oklahoma City.

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler on West Nile Virus
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

OU officially updates tailgating policy ahead of 2023 football season
KFOR

OU announces changes to football tailgating policies, set-up times
FOX 25

OU Announces Tailgating Changes for 2023 Football Season
News 9

OU announces changes to tailgating policies
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma Announces Changes to 2023 Tailgating Policies
Sports Illustrated

Inside OU’s decision to bring football tailgating back to Lindsey Street: From pony kegs to presidency
OU Daily

OU reports record-setting class of 2027
Journal Record

OU legal program undergoes name change
Muskogee Phoenix

The University of Oklahoma Law Center – having also received feedback from students, graduates and administrators – has followed suit, changing the name of the Department of Legal Assistant Education to Paralegal Studies.

Historical Art Center on OU Campus Calling Native American Artists for Art Exhibition
News 9

DOE Awards $2.5M Grant for Freshwater Ecosystem Study
Mirage News

With the help from a group of researchers at The University of Oklahoma, the first stage will include hydrologic modeling – where researchers will simulate processes and help predict what entire watershed stream networks are doing based on observations of waterflow, precipitation and other factors.

Three health care providers join Variety Care
Journal Record

Hitesh Kayastha is a dentist. Having completed his bachelor’s at the University of Washington Tacoma, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 2023. Kayastha now is accepting patients at Variety Care Straka.

Ovarian cancer drug tested at OU Health approved by the FDA
KOCO
(TV Clip)

College football is barreling toward a super league, no matter what might be lost
The Washington Post

But after that? It’s inevitable; the obvious destination of the course charted with the 1984 Supreme Court decision in NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma that determined schools and conferences could negotiate their own television rights. Since then, the orders of magnitude have changed as television revenue has grown, and its importance has eclipsed everything else.

Cancer patients in rural Oklahoma are more likely to die, partially due to travel barriers
The Oklahoman

Statistics from the OU Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma’s largest cancer center and the state’s only National Cancer Insitute-Designated Cancer Center, show that more than 35% of new patients seen at Stephenson reside in a federally designated rural area.

Uncured bacon really isn’t a better alternative. It’s still bacon.
The Washington Post

“Plant-based sources of nitrate, assisted by other vegetable components in these foods, such as vitamin C and polyphenols, serve as sources of nitric oxide production in the body,” says Norman Hord, professor and chair of the nutrition department at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

University of Oklahoma welcomes class of 2027
KOCO

OU welcomes largest freshman class in history with over 5,100 students
OU Daily

‘We have to cut unnecessary costs’: As state funding dwindles, OU is forced to use more tuition revenue
KFOR

OU's President defends spending & tuition rise
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU regent responds to critical Wall Street Journal report
The Oklahoman

Professors grapple with AI in the classroom
Norman Transcript

A panel of professors at the University of Oklahoma addressed an increasing problem in academia: Artificial intelligence.

The 10 states where college enrollment has dropped the most recently
MSN

At the beginning of 2023, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Sitt issued a challenge to the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University: reach 40,000 enrollments apiece by 2030. The request won't be an easy one to fulfill, as enrollments have been in a stiff decline statewide.

OU advertising student takes home Miss Collegiate America crown
Muskogee Phoenix

Fusion replication in California signals development of power plant in Oklahoma
Norman Transcript

The laboratory has not yet released figures on the new breakthrough, but the news was well-received by University of Oklahoma Vice President for Research and Partnerships Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, who previously worked as the lab’s deputy director for Science and Technology, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Fusion replication in California signals development of power plant in Oklahoma
Enid News & Eagle

Fusion replication in California signals development of power plant in Oklahoma
Woodward News

Starting School in Infancy Can Help Low-Income Children Keep Up with Peers in Elementary School
Education Week

"[Low-income] children who started as infants never demonstrated the achievement gap—they started off high and they kind of maintained their position at the national average,” said Diane Horm, the Kaiser Foundation-endowed chair of early childhood education at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa and director of university’s Early Childhood Education Institute, where the study began in 2010. – OU Early Childhood Education Institute

Starting School in Infancy Can Help Low-Income Children Keep Up with Peers in Elementary School
Education Today

Infants and toddlers in high quality child care seem to reap the benefits longer, research says
The Hechinger Report

Harrington joins OU Law Library
Journal Record

Engineers, infrastructure experts to convene in state
Journal Record

“Our planning team has been working hard for many years to secure Oklahoma City as this year’s conference location,” said conference chair Jason Vogel, a professor in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. 

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
Commonwealth Journal

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Indian-origin scientist pinpoints 135 previously unknown melanin genes linked to pigmentation
Telangana Today

“To understand what actually causes different amounts of melanin to be produced, we used a technology called CRISPR-Cas9 to genetically engineer cells,” said Bajpai, PhD, lead author and an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma. – Gallogly College of Engineering School of Sustainable Chemical Biological and Materials Engineering

OU responds to Wall Street Journal criticism about overspending
Norman Transcript

OU-tested ovarian cancer drug garners approval for use from FDA
Journal Record

A drug tested at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma was approved recently by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, providing for the first time in nearly a decade new and improved treatment options for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Therapy Thursday: Remote work struggles & differences between friends
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answer your questions. – OU Tulsa / Master of Human Relations

Therapy Thursday: Remote work struggles & differences between friends
News 9

The 7th Annual Women of Color Expo Tulsa
The Black Chronicle

Lifetime Achievement Recipients Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones, Associate Professor at OU Tulsa and Martha Vaughan former Vice President and General Manager of Perry Publishing & Broadcasting of Tulsa. – OU Tulsa / Master of Human Relations

CRISPR Probes Links between Genes and Skin Color Regulation
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Vivek Bajpai, PhD, now an assistant professor of chemical, biological, and materials engineering at University of Oklahoma and lead author on the paper, worked on the current study while he was completing a post-doctoral program in Wysocka’s lab at Stanford. – Gallogly College of Engineering

Focus on Choice may get Drivers to quit texting
Futurity

Elena Bessarabova, assistant professor in the communications department at the University of Oklahoma, is coauthor of the study. – Dodge Family College of Arts & Sciences

Venice Institute of Performing Arts names executive director
Your Observer

Blakenship has also completed post-graduate work as a doctoral fellow and teaching assistant at the University of Oklahoma. 

Smooth move-in process for OU students moving into Residence Halls
News 9

University of Oklahoma students return to campus
KOCO

DOD grant to fund cancer research
Journal Record

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 to study the process of cancer metastasis, which is currently affecting more than 620,000 Americans.

Norman City Council calls special election, approves expansion of OU SafeRide to transit system
OU Daily

Reflecting on Sense of Place with Doug Casebeer
The Soprisun

Today Casebeer is teaching at the University of Oklahoma, helping young people discover their niche, much like he found his own. And, he continues to learn. – College of Fine Arts

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

College of Public Health

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
The Lebanon Reporter

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

SOONER SENDOFF: OU families say goodbye to incoming freshmen
Norman Transcript

SOONER SENDOFF: OU families say goodbye to incoming freshmen
Yahoo! News

SOONER SENDOFF: OU families say goodbye to incoming freshmen
Enid News & Eagle

Photos: University of Oklahoma move-in day
FOX 23

OU Holds move-in day ahead of Fall semester
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

OU students moving in to campus
KTUL
(TV Clip)

In its fourth year, the Summer Institute in the Environmental Humanities creates a platform for discussing the pressing issues of the day
Colby News

Brian Burkhart, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Oklahoma and Cherokee Nation citizen, spoke about Indigenous philosophies related to the land, land ownership, and land-based concepts of well-being and environmental ethics.

From an MBA to a Technology Consultant Career at KPMG
Business Because

However, the University of Oklahoma (OU) Price College of Business MBA made up for that tenfold, he says. After joining the program, he made sure to take advantage of every opportunity to apply the theory he was learning in classes to the real world. 

OU Announces 2023-24 Presidential Speakers Series to feature Cornel West, Paul Ryan
KFOR

OU Announces 2023-24 Presidential Speakers Series
Okemah News Leader

OU announces lineup, details for 2023-24 Presidential Speakers Series
OU Daily

OU Researchers Discover Antifugal Molecule
Mirage News

Researchers with the University of Oklahoma's Natural Products Discovery Group recently published findings that indicate a novel breakthrough treatment for fungal infections.

OU Move-in days
KOCO
(TV Clip)

COVID-19 summer surge numbers not a surprise to doctors
KFOR

“We somewhat expected that we would see an increased number of cases in the summer of 2023,” Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health said. “Seems to be part of the natural history of this particular virus.” 

Latest on COVID-19 this summer
KWTV
(TV Clip)

Dr. Dale Bratzler mentioned in the story – OU Health

Oklahoma doctor breaks down warning from CDC about allergy caused by ticks
KOCO

OU Health Chief of Infectious Disease Dr. Douglas Drevets intervierwed by KOCO.

Syndrome causing certain meat-product allergies on the rise, relatively high case numbers identified in parts of Oklahoma
FOX 25

Dr. Joseph Sassine, an infectious disease specialist with the University of Oklahoma Health System, asserted that, "The way it manifests is an allergic reaction, which can be a rash. But in some patients can be very severe with... the throat closing, difficulty breathing, low blood pressure, and shock, which is what we call anaphylaxis."

HIV-positive D.C. attorney commissioned as officer with U.S. Army National Guard
Washington Blade

In March 2006, while enrolled in law school, he was deployed to Afghanistan with the Oklahoma National Guard’s 45th Infantry Division, he recounted in his statement. Upon his return, Harrison said he had to restart his law school studies at the University of Oklahoma in August 2007.

Scholarship created to honor former OU student killed in boating accident
KOCO

OU unveils two grants worth $2.7 million to advance nursing education
Norman Transcript

Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing

Best employers for women in America
KTTV
(TV Clip)

A new lawsuit is trying to block the nation’s first religious public charter school
PBS

Allyson Shortle, a University of Oklahoma professor who studies group identity in the context of religion and national identity, said these efforts by Walters and Stitt combined with the large number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced to the Oklahoma State legislature this past session, show the influence of Chrisitan nationalism in state politics.— Department of Political Science

Q&A: is leprosy back in the US?
The Guardian

Leprosy became a major disease in the last few thousand years. “There is something remarkably persistent and enduring in the stigmatization of leprosy patients,” said Kyle Harper, a historian at the University of Oklahoma and author of Plagues upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History. – Department of Classics and Letters

Dr. Dale Bratzler discusses weekly COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

Hudson College of Public Health

American Society of Civil Engineers convening in OKC for biannual conference on green infrastructure
KFOR

OU Gallogly College of Engineering dean John Klier said that hosting the conference in Oklahoma City will not only benefit the university, but also the city as a whole.

How parents can shape a child’s future with small moments of joy
The Washington Post

One of the authors, David E. Bard, a psychologist who is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, said the most fascinating finding in the project was that there was almost no correlation between the adversity score and the PPP score.

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
The Joplin Globe

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. – College of Medicine

Norman startup healing atmosphere from ground up
Journal Record

Armed with a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Oklahoma, Adams founded Norman-based Bison Underground in 2021 to bolster global food security and encourage sustainable farming practices. While he’s at it, he also will be removing carbon from the atmosphere.

OU-Tulsa Dental Clinic Celebrates One Year of Low-Cost Dental Services
News on 6

Therapy Thursday: Dementia
News 9

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answers your questions. – Master of Human Relations / OU Tulsa

Therapy Thursday: Dementia
News on 6

Disabled woman asks Supreme Court to dismiss pending case after her lawyers is sanctioned
The Washington Times

Robyn M. Powell, a law professor at the University of Oklahoma, said the Supreme Court case could greatly impact disability rights because disabled people rely on Ms. Laufer and other testers to ensure their civil rights are protected. – College of Law

Lifestyle choices linked to dementia risks
The Joplin Globe

“We know that people who are socially isolated and develop depression are also at increased risk for developing dementia. We think it sort of accelerates the process,” said Dr. Lee Jennings, a geriatrician in Oklahoma City and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

OU Tulsa Dental Clinic Celebrating Low Cost Services
News on 6
(TV Clip)
OU College of Dentistry

Study finds new ways to overcome antimicrobial resistance
Oklahoma City News

The University of Oklahoma's Center for Antibiotic Discovery and Resistance is working to identify different therapeutic approaches under the direction of Helen Zgurskaya, PhD., and Valentin Rybenkov, PhD. – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

ACLU waits for judge to hear challenge to House Bill 1775 – Oklahoma’s new law about race and gender in schools
Norman Transcript

Michael Givel, president of the University of Oklahoma Association of University Professors, another plaintiff in the case, said he isn’t surprised Goodwin hasn’t moved on the civil suit, which he said has no standard for a speedy trial. – Department of Political Science

‘Keep up the fight,’ Pike Off OTA reacts to Supreme Court ruling
Stillwater News Press

In particular, lawsuit plaintiff Amy Cerato, a civil engineer and professor at the University of Oklahoma, said the organization is considering a federal lawsuit and other federal remedies to protect private property. – Gallogly College of Engineering

Interns and employers honored at luncheon for Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program
North Dallas Gazette

In addition, three alumni of the program joined Mayor Muns for a catch-up conversation on life since their high school internships…Mackenzie Boylson, who interned at CBRE and recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of science in geographic information systems and a minor in meteorology; and Jacob Roy who interned twice at JPMorgan Chase and now attends the University of Texas at Dallas, majoring in biology with a minor in public health. 

OU researchers receive grant to study heat islands in Oklahoma City
Norman Transcript

Researchers from the University of Oklahoma won a grant from NASA to index heat in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. – Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program at OU

OU researchers receive grant to study heat islands in Oklahoma City
Enid News & Eagle

How OU is facing Oklahoma’s Nursing Shortage
News on 6
(TV Clip)

Norman Regional cashes in on $1 million in ARPA funds
Norman Transcript

Additional plans to construct a 48-bed behavioral health hospital, revitalization of NRHS’ Porter Campus and a partnership with the University of Oklahoma to “bring a Stephenson Cancer Center site to the HealthPlex” is also planned, the statement reads.

‘We have to teach them’: How OU is facing Oklahoma’s nursing shortage
News 9

Nearly every county in Oklahoma is in need of nurses. The University of Oklahoma received a pair of grants to bring more people to the profession. OU College of Nursing leaders say the solution starts in the classroom.  

‘We have to teach them’: How OU is facing Oklahoma’s nursing shortage
News on 6

OU College of Nursing Receives Federal Grant to Help Nurse Shortage
KOCO

Antimicrobial resistance: A new method to overcome the threat
Tech Explorist

The University of Oklahoma‘s Center for Antibiotic Discovery and Resistance, led by Dr. Helen Zgurskaya and Dr. Valentin Rybenkov, seeks alternative therapeutic solutions to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

“Molecular wedge” renders superbugs vulnerable to antibiotics again
New Atlas

Now, scientists at the University of Oklahoma have identified a new class of molecules that disable a major superbug weapon, which could make existing antibiotics effective again.

Charles M. Blow: Ron DeSantis’ Christian Nationalism lies about Black history
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As the University of Oklahoma sociologist Samuel Perry put it, it can be understood as “an impostor Christianity that uses evangelical language to cloak ethnocentric and nationalist loyalties.” – Department of Sociology

Dr. Gerardo Myrin Announces Expnasion into Edmond, Oklahoma for Knee and Hip Surgeries
Digital Journal

Dr. Gerardo Myrin is a highly skilled and compassionate orthopedic surgeon specializing in robotic knee and hip replacement surgeries in Edmond. He completed medical school at the University of Oklahoma and orthopedic training at Baylor Scott & White.

OU College of Nursing is hosting 53rd Annual School Nurse Conference
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU studies cancer cells in military community thanks to Department of Defense grant
KOCO

Dr. Natarajan Aravindan, a professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at OU Health, is spearheading the research on why people who are in the active military are at a greater risk for cancer and how this study could save lives.

Researchers at University of Okla. Studying Extreme Heat
Seminole Producer

Mobile homes turn deadly when tornadoes hit. This year has been especially bad, AP analysis finds
MSN

University of Oklahoma social scientist Justin Sharpe, who studies disaster warnings, said with poor and disabled residents the key is to avoid warnings that simply say “get out now” and nothing else. – OU Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations

Enough Fentanyl Crossing U.S. Border Monthly to Kill All Americans
PJ Media

Dr. Donna Nelson, an organic chemist and University of Oklahoma professor, told Epoch Times, “I don’t think the public is really aware of what a challenge this is.” She continued, “You have to assume that the border agents are not catching everything that’s coming into our country.” – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bohlman named VFW Surgeon General
Woodward News

Dr. Bohlman received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1965 and earned Naval Flight Surgeon Wings from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in 1967. He practiced general medicine for over 38 years, retiring in 2004.

Forbes Names University of Oklahoma America’s Best Employer for Women
RTT News

Love to know which Oklahoman made the list of America’s richest women? Here’s what we know
The Oklahoman

The Love family also has supported other organizations, including the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and United Way.

Dr. Cheryl Evans Among Inductees to the 2023 Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame
Ponca City Now

Liesa Richter, JD, Floyd & Martha Norris chair in law and George Lynn Cross research professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law

Therapy Thursday: Emotional and Mental Health
News on 6

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to answers your questions. – Department of Human Relations – OU Tulsa

Edibles are main cause of Oklahoma marijuana overdoses, accidental consumption, according to study
KGOU

Marijuana and alcohol use has become increasingly similar in the air of “connoisseurship” in the two cultures, said Sarah Tracy, a professor at the University of Oklahoma. – University of Oklahoma Medical Humanities Program

From base to booth: OU grad represents Tulsa and her alma mater on ESPN
Tulsa People

Erin Miller-Thiessen has been a natural fit with interesting and insightful commentary from the moment she stepped away from the playing field — having helped The University of Oklahoma win the NCAA Women’s College World Series national championship in 2016 — directly into the ESPN booth the following year. – OU Softball

HSHS welcomes Dr. Kevin Lewis as senior VP/chief physician executive
Illinois Business Journal

He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

Meet America’s Best Employers for Women 2023
Forbes

Topping the list are the University of Oklahoma (No, 1), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (No. 2) and Google (No.3). 

Students explore engineering career paths at OU
Journal Record

Engineering graduates soar: The legacy of Dolese’s $210M investment
The Oklahoma 100

Dolese Bros. Co., Oklahoma’s largest construction material supplier, celebrated a decade of collaboration with three universities: Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma.

A.I. Among Us: Assessing the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence
News on 6

The University of Oklahoma is set to host two A.I.-related boot camps with Fullstack Academy by the end of August. The classes will offer participants a certificates in A.I. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing.

Artificial Intelligence: A Powerful and Evolving Technology
Fagen Wasanni Technologies

However, concerns over job displacement persist. One study estimates that A.I. led to 4,000 job losses in May 2023. To address this, the University of Oklahoma is hosting A.I.-related boot camps with Fullstack Academy, offering certification in A.I. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing. Dr. Belinda Biscoe, a professor at O.U., sees the potential for A.I. to create jobs, emphasizing the importance of “soft skills” that A.I. currently lacks.

How Barbie, the Doll and the Movie, Reflects Our Society
The New York Times

Opinion portion written by Regents Prof. James L. Regens

Black History is a Casualty in Ron DeSantis’s Christian Nationalist Quest
The New York Times

Sociology Prof. Samuel Perry quoted in the article

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
FOX 25
(TV Clip)

Behind an OKC biotech startup’s ‘facility of the future’
Journal Record

Local partnerships here in Oklahoma also were considered. Kanady said they want to “leverage local competencies” such as the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

Mike Pence’s Rickety Revival
The New Yorker

Samuel Perry, a professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies conservative Christianity, told me that “politics is now driving our religious behaviors,” not the other way around, which is how “evangelicals have been able to rationalize strong support for the least religious person you can think of.”

Haas inducted into Oklahoma bandmaster Association Hall of Fame
Duncan Banner

After voting to accept or deny the nominees, Haas said there were three honored aside himself, including Brian Britt, band director of the University of Oklahoma Marching Band, and Teresa Segress, a retired band director from Clinton Schools and Broken Arrow Schools, to receive this recognition.

Dr. Stephen Matlock: Using Sunscreen Correctly
KSN

Joplin native, Dr. Stephen Matlock graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas with a degree in biology. He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine where he was awarded the Davide Pyle Academic Scholarship, the Olson Endowment Fund Medical Scholarship, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Oklahoma academics earn financing to commercialize health innovations
Journal Record

Innovative products in development in Oklahoma envisioned to advance health care in various ways have been selected to receive financial backing from Canopy Healthtech, a multi-year initiative led by the Tom Love Innovation Hub at the University of Oklahoma in collaboration with Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa.

Dolese, universities celebrate building careers, communities
Journal Record

For example, Dolese years ago, in carrying out a philanthropic vision of its longtime leader, Roger Dolese, donated all of its non-voting stock to foundations at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and Kansas State University. The gift was rolled out privately in 2010 before being publicly announced in 2013.

Ophthalmologist: These Nutrients Can Protect Your Sight From Macular Degeneration
The Kansas City Star

Relaxing with a warm cup of “golden milk” significantly reduces the oxidative stress that sets AMD in motion, say Italian researchers, who credit the spice’s curcumin for the benefit. What’s more, a University of Oklahoma study suggests curcumin shields against light-induced damage that can trigger AMD.

OCHOU Health Ranks in Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in the Nation
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health has earned U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation for Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. This is the second consecutive year that the hospital has earned this ranking in these areas.

HSHS welcomes new senior vice president and chief physician executive
Effingham Daily News

Lewis is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma, and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio for Medical School. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

OU supports program to help pregnant women and young moms with substance use disorder
Norman Transcript

OU supports program to help pregnant women and young moms with substance use disorder
Enid News & Eagle

OU supports program to help pregnant women and young moms with substance use disorder
Woodward News

New program at OU to impact those on autism spectrum
Norman Transcript

New program at OU to impact those on autism spectrum
Yahoo! News

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $3.9 million in grants to OMRF, OUHSC
Enid News & Eagle

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $3.9 million in grants to OMRF, OUHSC
Muskogee Phoenix

Canopy Healthtech Selects Inaugural Grantees, Investing $400,000 in Virtual Healthtech
Norman Transcript

Canopy Healthtech, a multi-year initiative led by the Tom Love Innovation Hub in the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business in collaboration with Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa, has selected four grantees for its inaugural investment in virtual healthtech.

Oklahoma academics earn financing to commercialize health innovations
Journal Record

Innovative products in development in Oklahoma envisioned to advance health care in various ways have been selected to receive financial backing from Canopy Healthtech, a multi-year initiative led by the Tom Love Innovation Hub at the University of Oklahoma in collaboration with Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa. 

Edibles main cause of state marijuana overdoses
Norman Transcript

Marijuana and alcohol use has become increasingly similar in the air of “connoisseurship” in the two cultures, said Sarah Tracy, a professor at the University of Oklahoma. 

Edibles main cause of state marijuana overdoses
Enid News & Eagle

Edibles main cause of state marijuana overdoses
Alva Review-Courier

Howard named vice president for NOC Stillwater
Tahlequah Daily Press

Howard received his master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Resource Development from Northeastern State University.  

OU Polytechnic Institute to launch cybersecurity degree
Norman Transcript

OU reports record-breaking year for research funding
Journal Record

OMRF, OUHSC earn Health Foundation grants
Journal Record

Best Place for A.I. jobs (New Report Says) Won’t Surprise You
The New York Times

Grants are going to university-based institutes including ones at the University of Oklahoma, Ohio State University, Iowa State University, Washington State University, The Georgia Institute of Technology, The University of Buffalo and the University of California, Irvine.

Space Weather Research: Advancements and Breakthroughs
The Science Times

Furthermore, the National Academies Press observed that collaboration between NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), the University of Oklahoma's School of Meteorology, and other institutions resulted in substantial advances in enhanced forecasting of space weather events. 

Former OU player, coaches comment on OU joining SEC
News 9

OU-Texas game gets new name change
The Ada News

Therapy Thoughts: Picked on being smart & standing up for co-workers
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

Greg Sankey Q&A: On his administration for OU and Joe Castiglione, softball, NIL, transfer portal and more
OU Daily

Rachel Johnson joins Elder Care as physical therapist
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Oklahoma State University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $3.9 million in grants to OMRF, OUHSC
The Duncan Banner

OU breaks record with $210.4 million in grants
Enid News & Eagle

OU breaks record with $210.4 million in grants
The Duncan Banner

OSDH sends alert on intestinal illness
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

Aaron Wendelboe with OU Health says, " Cyclosporiasis is usually diarrhea that last for maybe a week but could go as long as a month, it sometimes even has relapses...the illness is not believed to be spread person-to-person, typically is waterborne or foodborne.... then some are just sporadic and we don't know what its linked to."

OU breaks record with $210.4 million in grants
Norman Transcript

OU breaks record with $210.4 million in grants
Yahoo! News

OU, University of Tulsa top annual U.S. News list of state’s top schools
Tulsa World

SEC commish Sankey talks ‘high level of excitement’ as OU’s SEC move comes onto the horizon
Tulsa World

Oklahoma Superintendent Ryan Walters faces backlash after Tulsa Massacre remarks
Black Enterprise

His statements were met with immediate backlash, inciting anger among those present and online. Walters’ words led to a flurry of social media responses, including from Samuel Perry, who was at the forum and is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma. Perry expressed his abhorrence at Walters’ claims. 

Gilson Daub law firm opens office in OKC
The Journal Record

Joining Hanna will be associate Andrew Abraham, formerly a civil defense attorney at McAtee & Woods. His experience also includes being a certified mediator. Abraham completed his bachelor’s degree in science at the University of Oklahoma and received his Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2021.

University of Oklahoma sets new campus record in research funding
KTUL

Local students spending summer break ‘playing with sawbones and drills’
FOX 23

The University of Oklahoma (OU) puts together Mash Camp each year. It is a two-week program that gives students hands-on experience in health careers. 

Lots of people talk about the weather. Rep. Frank Lucas is trying to do something about it.
The Oklahoman

A major feature of Gary McManus’ presentation was an explanation of the state’s Mesonet system, which was developed by Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma and has been emulated in many other states. In Oklahoma the system produces a steady stream of data from 120 automated stations spread out over all 77 counties. 

Showcasing art and nature as Sam Noble Museum hosts exhibit on scientific illustration
The Ada News

Are you guilty of ‘phubbing’? Regularly snubbing your partner to look at your phone could cost you your marriage, study warns
Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of University of Oklahoma found depressed people 'phub' their friends more frequently – either in a social situation such as in a pub or a cafe – than those without depression.  

Oklahoma State Department of Health sends out alerts about intestinal illness
KFOR

“Cyclosporiasis is usually diarrhea that lasts for maybe a week but could go as long as a month, it could sometimes even have relapses,” said Dr. Aaron Wendelboe with OU Health. 

New York Health Welcomes Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Israel Brown
Albert Lea Tribune

Prior to his medical career, Dr. Brown. hold(s) degrees in Biochemistry and Microbiology from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana and the University of Oklahoma, Norman, respectively.

2022-2023 Best Colleges in Oklahoma
U.S. News & World Report

OU Ranked in the number 1 spot.

Report: these are the top 10 colleges and universities in Oklahoma
The Oklahoman

Help wanted: Foreign language teachers at a premium in Oklahoma, nationwide
Tulsa World

The world language education degree programs at the state’s two research universities had similar numbers. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the world language education programs at the University of Oklahoma had two graduates in 2022.

Alabama Scrambles to Redraw Its Voting Map After a Supreme Court Surprise
The New York Times

And with about 80 percent of Black voters in Alabama identifying as Democrats or leaning toward Democratic candidates, according to the Pew Research Center, “that just makes them easy prey in terms of redistricting,” said Seth C. McKee, a University of Oklahoma professor who has written about political realignment in the South.

On a road to ‘who knows where’: Attorneys urge high court to deny OTA’s turnpike plans
Norman Transcript

She produced a sworn statement by her client, Amy Cerrato to that fact. Cerrato is a civil engineering professor at the University of Oklahoma, whose property is affected by the proposed east Norman route.

What does Christianity have to do with race and nationalism? A church forum will take a look
The Oklahoman

The event will include Samuel L. Perry, co-author of the book "The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy." Perry, a sociology professor at the University of Oklahoma, will be joined by a second guest speaker, Lisa Barnett.

Unfamiliar territory: Sooners embark on 2023 as something other than Big 12 favorites
The Oklahoman

OU Makes Final Appearance at Big 12 Media Days
News 9

Therapy Thursday: Seeking Mental Health Treatment
News 9

It's Therapy Thursday and Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to talk about boundaries in friendship and seeking help with mental health issues.

Why has Brenda Andrew been on death row for two decades? It has everything to do with sex.
The Oklahoman

Article cowritten by Prof. Susan Sharp.

‘A community was destroyed’: Experts weigh in after Tulsa judge rejects reparations for 1921 massacre
KFOR

Hill is Regents’ Professor of the Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma, a board member for the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission and author of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History.

Oklahoma judge REFUSES to authorize reparations for victims of infamous 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre that killed ‘300’ black people after agreeing with city officials that claimants ‘don’t have unlimited rights to compensation’
Daily Mail

Police prepare for gameday at University of Oklahoma
FOX 23

Excavations to continue at Oaklawn Cemetery in search for remains connected to 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
News 9

The City of Tulsa is working in partnership with the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Archaeological Survey and Cardno to conduct the excavations.

Oaklawn Cemetery closed for 1921 graves investigation
KTUL

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
FOX OKC
(TV Clip)

Buda names Lindsey Baker as new assistant city manager
Hays Free Press News-Dispatch

Baker holds a Master of Public Administration in public policy, Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and French from the University of Oklahoma and is a certified public communicator from Texas Christian University.

Law enforcement prepares for game days in University of Oklahoma stadium
KOCO

Law enforcement prepares for game days in University of Oklahoma stadium
Yahoo! News

OU, OSU move to step closer to football season at Big 12 Media Days
KOCO

Oaklawn Cemetery closed for 1921 graves investigation
KTUL

The investigation is being conducted with the University of Oklahoma's Oklahoma Archaeological Survey and Cardno.

Jennifer Rocha wins NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year
KSWO

University of Oklahoma associate head coach and pitching coach, Jennifer Rocha has been named NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year.

How Data Can Help Nonprofits Bring in More Donations
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

It’s important to include database managers in day-to-day fundraising strategy, rather than only calling on them when fundraisers have data queries, says Jay Kahn, senior assistant vice president for advancement and campaigns at the University of Oklahoma Foundation. 

Start with classes end with credits: A student in Meridian’s Film Institute finds success
Guthrie News Page

Jayne, a 2022 graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s film school, was drawn to the Assistant Director field but hadn’t received formal training in the job.

City of Tulsa to conduct two-day excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery
FOX 23

The excavation is part of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation with the University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma Archaeological Survey and Cardo.

1921 graves test excavation scheduled for this week
KTUL

The City of Tulsa will conduct a two-day test excavation as part of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation with the University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma Archaeological Survey, on Thurs., July 13 and Fri., July 14 at Oaklawn.

OU researchers to examine the local impact of climate change
KOKI
(TV Clip)

Lawton native Jennifer Ellis announces state Senate campaign
The Lawton Constitution

After high school, she attended Cameron University and later completed her degree at the University of Oklahoma after her military service ended. She and her husband, Mark, have three children and five grandchildren.

OU Health training Ukrainian surgeons in Oklahoma amid war, 1st in U.S. to do so
KFOR

Urban Heat Mapping Targets OKC
OKC Friday

The Office of Sustainability and researchers from the University of Oklahoma plan to host education and awareness workshops on July 8 at The Auditorium. Following the campaign’s data collection, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contractor will report to local health organizations and policymakers for a plan to tackle the issues brought on by extreme heat.  

Oklahoma Superintendent Insists Tulsa Race Massacre Can Be Taught Without Mentioning Skin Color
Yahoo! News

University of Oklahoma professor Samuel Perry tweeted in response to Walters’ remarks about the Tulsa race massacre on Thursday, “My wife (a teacher) and I attended this event tonight. This was just the tip of the iceberg of idiocy Walters spewed.” He continued, “Driving home we felt so angry and embarrassed we live in a state where people elected this ignorant and incompetent clown.”

Guests: Why the state Supreme Court should reject OTA’s bid to evade oversight
The Oklahoman

Article cowritten by Prof. Amy Cerato and Prof. Katherine Hirschfield 

OU College of Nursing Faculty Named to 2023 Class of AWHONN Fellows
Oklahoma Nursing Times

AEDC Director Clint O’Neal on Workforce Development & Entrepreneurship
Arkansas Business

O’Neal is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute and is a certified economic developer through the International Economic Development Council.

Carrie Leonard Appointed to OK Arts Council
OKC Friday

With degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Leonard serves as development vice president on the Executive Board of Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma.  

OU Health training Ukrainian surgeons in Oklahoma amid war, 1st in U.S. to do so
KFOR

Ukrainian surgeons to undergo specialized training at OU Health
Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma statement on Affirmative Action Supreme Court ruling
KTUL

If the Election Deniers Succeed, Guatemala Will Have Lost the Battle for Democracy
The New York Times

Article cowritten by Rachel A. Schwartz who is a professor of international and area studies at the University of Oklahoma

Two OU professors named Fulbright U.S. Scholar fellows
Norman Transcript

Therapy Thursday: Friendship Dynamics
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 at 4 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

Air travel hits snags. Which solutions will take off?
The Christian Science Monitor

“It’s going to take time to find lasting solutions to the problems that we have right now,” says Stephen West, director of the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative at the University of Oklahoma.

New director chosen for Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce
Lawton Constitution

Montgomery has a bachelor of arts degree in international studies and a master of arts in global affairs from the University of Oklahoma, completing his MA in global affairs in summer 2019. He founded his investment advisory firm Invictus Investment Advisors in 2019.

Shelton joins The Kids Clinic as newest pediatrician
The Ada News

Shelton graduated from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Medicine in May 2019 and finished his residency in June 2023.

Wellness Wednesday: Health officials warning of mosquito-borne diseases
Fox 25

Dr. Bratzler from OU Health joins Fox 25's Wayne Stafford to discuss mosquitoes and the diseases they can carry. 

Tuesday set an unofficial record for the hottest day on Earth. Wednesday may break it
ABC News

The highs come after months of “truly unreal meteorology and climate stats for the year,” such as off-the-chart record warmth in the North Atlantic, record low sea ice in Antarctica and a rapidly strengthening El Nino, said University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado.

Monday might have set a global record for hottest day ever. Then Tuesday broke it
Los Angeles Times

Joseph Hall has been appointed Food & Beverage Director at the London West Hollywood
Hospitality net

Joe Hall currently lives in Woodland Hills, CA and is a fan of all things related to his alma mater, the University of Oklahoma. When not at work, he enjoys cooking, playing golf and attending concerts.

Dr. Krueger named one of top 110 chief medical officers
Madill Record

Dr. Krueger attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City and Tulsa before entering a residency program at John Peter Smith Family Practice Residency in Fort Worth, Texas. Later, he worked in private practice before having his first tribal health experience. 

New study from OU aims to aid community recovery efforts post-disaster
News 9

OU ‘bootcamps’ to open tech career pathways
Journal Record

OU ‘bootcamps’ to open tech career pathways
Teknologic

Burn Center coming to OU Medical
Oklahoma’s Nursing Times

Losing weight without exercise? What you need to know about retatrutide obesity drug clinical trial
Gulf News

“It’s kind of hard to believe… I’m still processing it. It’s that impressive,” Dr Michael Albert, an obesity doctor, co-founder and chief medical officer at Accomplish Health and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

Cutting-edge advances in corneal treatment
Ophthalmology Times

Kamran M. Riaz, MD, clinical associate professor and director of medical student education at the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, discussed some of the latest trends in corneal treatment with Ophthalmology Times.

Lynn McGuire tapped as new special judge in Cleveland County
Norman Transcript

McGuire earned her Juris Doctorate at Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1989, and she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Oklahoma in 1986. 

Oklahoma’s largest universities weigh in on Supreme Court striking down affirmative action programs
KOCO

“OU does not include race as a factor for admission into the university. The university considers four parts to a student’s application: academic rigor and performance, engagement, an essay and letters of recommendation," said the University of Oklahoma in a statement.

Shortage in dental staff causing longer delays in care
KFOR

The University of Oklahoma offers one of the largest dental hygiene programs, with satellite campuses across the state. Those combine for a little less than 50 graduates a year. Rose State College also offers a program with only 12 hygienists and 12 assistants graduating a year.

OU Board of Regents approves pay increases for eligible employees based on performance evaluations
OU Daily

Is University of Oklahoma a good Medical School?
Rebellion Research

The University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine is widely regarded as a reputable medical school. It has a long-standing history and a strong commitment to providing quality medical education, training, and research.

OU professor leads study to strengthen disaster communications
Yahoo! News

Xiaochen (Angela) Zhang, an assistant professor in public relations in the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, received a five-year Faculty Early Career Development grant worth $530,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch the project.

OU professor leads study to strengthen disaster communications
Enid News & Eagle

Why the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action matters
NPR

The attorney general of Oklahoma filed a brief on behalf of several states in support of the plaintiffs in the two cases: "The University of Oklahoma, for example, remains just as diverse today (if not more so) than it was when Oklahoma banned affirmative action in 2012." 

Supreme Court cites OU in striking down affirmative action
OU Daily

Should you do cardio before or after you lift weights?
Men’s Health

What’s more, lifting weights can even help such athletes improve VO2 max, according to University of Oklahoma researchers.

Legends: Rodger Randle, professor, civic leader, former legislator and mayor
Tulsa People

Rodger Randle inside his office at University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, where he has been teaching since 1998. He is also the director of the Center for Studies in Democracy and Culture and showcases his “cultural photography” on the department website.

Therapy Thursday: How does EQ differ from IQ?
News 9

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

Therapy Thursday: How does EQ differ from IQ?
News on 6

New voter ID rule in North Carolina sparks worries about fairness for Black and Latino votes
Carolina Public Press

Andrea Benjamin, a professor of political science and African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma who has researched the implications of the voter ID requirement in North Carolina, agrees. 

OU announces two new bootcamp programs 
KFOR
(TV Clips)

The cost of college the year you graduated high school
Gwinnett Daily Post

In recent weeks, universities in Michigan, Oklahoma, Iowa, Arkansas, Kansas, and Memphis have announced plans to raise tuition costs for incoming students. For the University of Oklahoma, it's the third consecutive increase in as many years, which officials said was "integral to the success of the university." 

OU biochemistry professor, research team receive international award from Royal Society of Chemistry
OU Daily

Health experts raise concerns about malaria from mosquitos, preventing spread to Oklahoma
KOCO

Dr. Douglas Drevets with OU Health said it’s vital we do what we can to prevent mosquito bites, but if we do have one after being outside, there’s no need to panic. 

Wellness Wednesday: Fireworks are fun, but injuries are not; Health officials offer safety tips for this Fourth of July
KOKH

In this week's Wellness Wednesday segment, Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares in a live interview, discussing the dangers that come with the Fourth of July celebrations. 

Flash Drought: Researchers calculate global risk
Wake Forest News

The researchers, led by University of Oklahoma meteorologist Jordan Christian, examined the future of flash droughts under low, medium, and high warming scenarios. Lowman has been collaborating with Christian and other members of the research team since 2020. Their latest findings predict that the global risk of flash drought will increase by 6.0-9.5% by the end of the century. 

Oncologists play key role in diagnosing immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced myocarditis
Healio

The relatively low incidence of ICI-induced myocarditis matters does not make it less of a concern to Abdul Rafeh Naqash, MD, assistant professor in the early phase division of Stephenson Cancer Center at University of Oklahoma. 

Professor: Did you know Oklahoma has a history of church-state issues in public education?
The Oklahoman

From 1942 to 1987, the Summer Institute of Linguistics, commonly known as SIL, taught linguistics classes on the University of Oklahoma’s Norman campus. Student fees were subsidized by the university at just below 90%, and the Department of Modern Languages provided a yearly stipend to go toward the operations.

OKC Area Muslims Join Together for Downtown Eid festival
The Oklahoman

Meanwhile, describing himself as a millenial, Abdul-Haqq said it was important for himself and those of younger generations to put the coming festival together, allowing “the pioneers” of the Muslim faith community an opportunity to enjoy themselves without the responsibility of putting the event together. He said young people who are helping to make the event a success include members of the Muslim Student Associations at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and the University of Oklahoma.

OU researcher aims to improve disaster response, resiliency
Journal Record

Who is Jimmie Johnson’s Wife? All about Chandra Janway
People Magazine

Janway is an Oklahoma native, born on July 16, 1978. After earning a degree in business communications from the University of Oklahoma, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling. She was formerly signed by the agency Wilhelmina. 

LOCAL COLUMN: OU Fire Marshal – not just a part time job
Norman Transcript

Celebrate OU Women’s Gymnastics team’s victory with limited edition Coca-Cola bottles
News on 6

University of Oklahoma researcher to use NSF CAREER Award to study local community’s disaster resilience
Science Magazine

University of Oklahoma assistant professor Xiaochen (Angela) Zhang, Ph.D., has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award, known as a CAREER award, from the National Science Foundation to study how relationships among non-profits, community groups and local government agencies can improve disaster resilience, resource allocation, and emergency management by enabling organizational interactions, rather than top-down responses. 

OU’s Osher Life Learning Institute provides ‘learning in its purest form’
Norman Transcript

3 years after nearly destroyed it, Mission San Gabriel is ready to reopen
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Hackel worked alongside a team of collaborators, including associate curator Yve Chavez, a Gabrieleno/Tongva San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians member and assistant professor of art history at the University of Oklahoma.

Chimpsky, not Chomsky: Did Nim the chimpanzee actually learn American Sign Language?
Salon

"You could read [fear and apprehension] through his facial expression and his body language," recalled Bob Ingersoll, a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma who worked with Nim Chimpsky, in a retrospective interview with NPR.

Animals and AI help scientists study pandemics
Popular Science

In a 2022 paper, Han, Carlson, and their colleagues, along with ecologist Daniel Becker at the University of Oklahoma, created a group of eight models to identify which species of bat might carry certain coronaviruses that are similar to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. For more than a year afterward, they tracked the discovery of new bat species carrying the viruses and compared these discoveries to their model.

Oncologists play key role in diagnosing immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced myocarditis
Healio

The relatively low incidence of ICI-induced myocarditis matters does not make it less of a concern to Abdul Rafeh Naqash, MD, assistant professor in the early phase division of Stephenson Cancer Center at University of Oklahoma.

New grasshopper swarm bugging Southern Utahns
St George News

University of Oklahoma insect ecologist Elske Tielens — who authored the 2021 study that determined the cause behind the 2019 infestation was the strong light sources of the three cities in the dark western desert — has previously told St. George News that the ideal conditions for a grasshopper invasion are the kind of rainy winter the area experienced in the past couple of months that took local rivers to their highest levels in decades.

Revolutionizing Methane Monitoring and Mitigation
Mirage News

The University of Oklahoma has received funding from the Department of Energy to improve the prediction, sensing, monitoring and reduction of methane and natural gas emissions.

Opinion: Oklahoma holds potential to be a global leader in carbon removal
Tulsa World

We have universities with world-class programs at Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Tulsa. We have the patents, workforce and proficiency in project development.

What is a flash drought?
FOX Weather

A recent study found that flash droughts will be more frequent in coming decades. Jeffery Basara, University of Oklahoma, told FOX Weather what that could mean to agriculture and ecological systems.

Imran Khan faces threat of military trial
Tittle Press

If history is any indication, the Pakistan Army will not take the continued challenge from Khan lightly, said Aqil Shah, associate professor of South Asian studies at the University of Oklahoma and the author of The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan.

Paul Markowski appointed head of meteorology and atmospheric science
Penn State

Markowski received his doctoral degree in 2000 and his master’s degree in 1997, both in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma, and his bachelor's degree in meteorology from Penn State in 1996.

OU class of 2023: graduates describe effect of COVID-19 on college experience
OU Daily

End of an era for Adams Tower
KWTV
(TV Clip)

Valley pediatric hospital tops state in US News Best Children’s Hospital rankings
Phoenix Business Journals

Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin tied Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health in Oklahoma City for sixth place in that regional ranking.

Study: As Cannabis Reform Spreads, Young People Still Try Tobacco, Alcohol First
High Times

Researchers with the University of Oklahoma tracked substance use patterns in a cohort of more than 8,000 young adults (aged 18 to 24 years old) over six years to track what kind of substances young people typically turn to first.

Cancer Immunotherapy is Safe and Effective for People with HIV
POZ

“This study should give some level of confidence to clinicians who are treating patients living with HIV and cancer,” lead study author Abdul Rafeh Naqash, MD, of the University of Oklahoma’s Stephenson Cancer Center, said in a press release. “It provides a level of assurance that immune checkpoint inhibitors are broadly safe for people with HIV and have the potential to effectively treat several types of solid tumor cancers.”

Video: Alternatives to save medicine when out of power
KOKI
(YouTube clip)

FOX23 spoke to Dr. Rachel Franklin with OU Health about alternative ways to save medications while you wait for power.

Longfellow taps familiar face for Principal job
Norman Transcript

Kinast studied elementary education at the University of Oklahoma, graduated in 1998 and was hired as a long-term substitute teacher at Jackson Elementary.

Oklahoma softball: Dynasty, superteam, 2023 WCWS champion
ESPN

Oklahoma softball sweeps Florida State to win third straight Women’s College World Series
USA Today

Oklahoma Softball caps Banner season with 3rd straight title
The New York Times

‘When you’re doing 3 peats, that’s historic’; OU fans react to WCWS title
KFOR

OU Softball wins National Championship after nearly perfect season
News on 6

Students to converge on OU for Engineering Days
Journal Record

2023 Hamm Prize Laureate Announced
Cambridge University Hospitals

University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr said: “The international scope of the Harold Hamm Prize underscores the importance of driving cutting-edge research toward the global fight against diabetes.”

OU College of International Studies dean to step down, named president of Fulbright University Vietnam
OU Daily

What to know: Experts explain air quality concerns, ozone alerts in Oklahoma
News on 6

Thursday marked three days of ozone alerts in Tulsa and Air quality is a concern for many across the country this month. News On 6 Chief Meteorologist Travis Meyer and OU assistant professor Dr. Marcela Loria-Salazar explain what the air alerts mean and what is causing the issues.

Therapy Thoughts: What is generational trauma?
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to help answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

A small world: How caste discrimination came to California
The Orange County Register

Guha Krishnamurthi, an associate professor of law at the University of Oklahoma who has studied the bill, said he understands the “ever-present anxiety that one might worry about being sued.

An OU grad’s aunt inspired the first Black Barbie. Here’s how you can watch her film about it
The Oklahoman

OU aims to snare third straight Women’s College World Series Crown
Journal Record

‘We’re not going to apologize’: Sooners softball doesn’t back down after online hate
KOCO

Baker Mayfield returns to the University of Oklahoma for kids camp
Fox 23

Carbon dioxide soars to a new record in Earth’s atmosphere as climate change continues unabated
USA Today

“We are absolutely at levels unseen in human civilization,” University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado said. “Humans are running a massive experiment on the Earth climate system via burning carbon, and the results are turning out not great for a lot of people on this planet.”

Wellness Wednesday: Warm weather raises concerns for heat-related illnesses
Fox 25

In this segment of Wellness Wednesday, Fox 25's Wayne Stafford is joined by OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler to discuss the impact these heat-related illnesses could have on the human body.

New OU law center give free legal consultation to startups
Yahoo! News

New OU law center give free legal consultation to startups
Norman Transcript

OU softball: Florida State focused on staying aggressive against Sooner’s vaunted defense
Norman Transcript

New airborne radar planned to improve weather forecasts on land and sea
USA Today

Scientists and engineers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of Oklahoma, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Why the Arab states’ U-turn on Assad is a massive game changer
Middle East Eye

Joshua Landis, a professor at the University of Oklahoma and a well-known expert on Syria, told the same webinar: “The major thrust of American policy is not to allow Syria to rebuild. The Caesar sanctions are designed not to allow companies and outside foreign investment to rebuild the electricity grid, repair schools and rebuild the state, but to keep Assad weak and hurt the Russians and the Iranians.”

US Presses for Tightened Sanctions on Syria’s Assad
VOA

Syria analyst Joshua Landis of the University of Oklahoma believes sanctions on the Assad regime will not bring justice to the Syrian people, but further impoverish them.

Oklahoma softball fans fill US Softball Hall of Fame Stadium as Sooners continue to win
KOCO

OU to take on Florida State in WCWS Championship Series
News 9

Researchers Show Safe Data Transfer using Quantum Entangled Beams of Light
Mirage News

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma led a study recently published in Science Advances that proves the principle of using spatial correlations in quantum entangled beams of light to encode information and enable its secure transmission.

Targeting Folate Receptor Alpha Provides Therapeutic Benefits for Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
Pharmacy Times

Kathleen N. Moore, MD, MS, a gynecologic oncologist, and professor of gynecologic oncology at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma, joins Pharmacy Times to discuss new data that suggests that targeting folate receptor alpha (FRα) is a significant innovation in cancer therapy at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2023 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois from June 2 to 6.

Heat-trapping carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere increases to record highs, continuing to rapidly grow
FOX News

Because of that "we are still dealing with CO2 in the atmosphere that was emitted in the early-to-mid 20th century," University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado, who wasn't part of the monitoring teams, said in an email. "This is why we have to see emissions DROP in order to have a chance to reverse climate change. And even if/when we reverse the CO2 emissions rate, it will take some time before the climate system responds."

Stephenson Cancer Center one step closer to offering care in northeastern Oklahoma
Tulsa World

University of Oklahoma Polytechnic Institute opens cybersecurity bachelor’s program
KTUL

OU Health to host men’s health awareness summit
KOCO

Simpler hysterectomy may improve quality of life for some women with cervical cancer, study finds
CNN

The study is a “long-awaited advance in the field,” said Dr. Kathleen Moore, the Virginia Kerley Cade Endowed Chair in Cancer Developmental Therapeutics and professor of gynecologic oncology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Hundreds of women could benefit from an ovarian cancer drug pairing that doubles the chance of remission
Daily Mail

Long-running theater staging Oklahoma debut of the Oscar winner ‘Shakespeare in Love’
The Oklahoman

But McGill said the upcoming outdoor production, directed by University of Oklahoma associate professor Alissa Branch, will differ markedly from the February 2020 staging inside the company's Paseo black-box theater.

OU launches state’s 1st entrepreneurial law center, offering free legal, business support
OU Daily

OU THRIVE Center Publishes Education Journal
Mirage News

‘We’re not stopping’: Marketing efforts elevate OU women’s sprots growth amid record-breaking athletics seasons
OU Daily

‘Here we go’: How Rylie Boone, Jayda Coleman ignited OU softball rally past Stanford in WCWS opener
Yahoo! News

OU Softball Tops Stanford 2-0 at WCWS in Oklahoma City
News on 6

Some MBA grads finding tight job market
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma both offer MBA programs in downtown Oklahoma City’s business district. Officials with both programs said their 2023 graduates are experiencing the opposite.

DeepPower CEO Andrew Van Noy Visits University of Oklahoma for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Globe Newswire

FDA considers temporary cancer drug imports from unapproved companies to ease U.S. shortage
CNBC

“The lawmakers in the country need to understand that this is a big problem at this point, where unless something changes in the next few weeks, this can lead to a big national emergency from a patient and health care standpoint,” said Dr. Abdul Rafeh Naqash, a doctor at the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma.

Is Supple Management a Good Career Path?
Business Because

“Supply chain management is everything from raw materials getting produced and manufactured all the way to your doorstep. You’re creating value for people through goods and services that they need all around the world—it’s an extremely important space to be in,” says Natasha Poularikas, director of the online Master in Supply Chain Management program at the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business.

Therapy Thoughts: Consoling a friend & owning mistakes
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions about relationships and mental health.

University of Oklahoma Launches State’s First Entrepreneurial Law Center
Associated Press

University of Oklahoma Joins the BrainChip University AI Accelerator Program
Associated Press

University of Oklahoma researchers cut ribbon on nation’s tallest geothermal rig
KOCO

OU’s new geothermal rig only kind in the country
KTUL
(TV Clip)

Dozens of Owasso, Collinsville students named to University of Oklahoma honor rolls
Owasso Reporter

OU announces television information, kickoff times for 4 football games
KOCO

OU, OSU to represent state in Women’s College World Series
Journal Record

Preview of OU, OSU Softball ahead of Women’s College World Series
News on 6

The 4-day workweek is gaining momentum. Could the US adopt it nationwide?
ABC News

"There are different places doing it different ways," Mark Bolino, a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Oklahoma, told ABC News. "I don't think there's consistency."

Why ‘Flash Droughts’ Are on the Rise
Newsweek

"Flash drought risk over cropland is expected to increase globally, with the largest increases projected across North America and Europe," Jordan Christian, a postdoctoral researcher of meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, and the lead author of the study, said in a statement.

Wellness Wednesday: Researchers are learning more about effects of ‘Long COVID’
FOX 25

OU Health's Doctor Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss how the symptoms of Long COVID have been shifting.

Wellness Wednesday: Researchers are learning more about effects of ‘Long COVID’
KTUL

Why Syria’s Kurds and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham are offering to host refugees
The New Arab

"The effort by both HTS and the leadership of AANES to announce their readiness to take in refugees is driven largely by fear of being steamrolled by the rapidly evolving normalisation process between Damascus and its neighbours," Joshua Landis, director of both the Center of Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Arabian Gulf Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told The New Arab.

OU students build greenhouse, learning space for district
KFOR

As Supreme Court considers affirmative action, colleges see few other ways to diversity goals
ABC News

It pointed to a recent freshman class at the University of Oklahoma that had more Hispanic, Asian and Native American students than in 2012. The share of Black students fell, but it wasn’t far from flagship universities in other states that allow affirmative action, the state said.

Partner, colleagues remember life, legacy of former OU Parking and Transportation director
OU Daily

Bisbee: State’s biomedical industry has incredible economic impact
Journal Record

Earlier this month, OU Health’s Stephenson Cancer Center celebrated the renewal of its National Cancer Institute designation. This recognition, first awarded to Stephenson in 2018, secures its place in the top 2% of cancer centers in the nation.

Men’s Mental Health Summit Coming to OKC
News 9

Joining the News 9 team in-studio for a preview of the event is summit co-creator Marvin Mack and Dr. Adam Alexander from OU Health.

Psychologist discusses impact of alcohol on teenage brains after horrific crash in Edmond
KOCO

"One of the most important parts of brain development is our frontal cortex, our prefrontal cortex, which is the development of executive function things like weighing the pros and cons of different behaviors or decision making," said Blake Hilton, a clinical psychologist at the OU Health Science Center.

Tulsa Rehabilitation Hospital Names New Leadership
Associated Press

Frandsen completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK, and a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency from Rush University Medical College.

OU softball: Time, TV channel, details for Sooners vs. Stanford in Women’s College World Series
OU Daily

Opinion: Highlights and problems with $625 million ‘monumental education package'
Tulsa World

Ginnie Graham talks with David Blatt, OU-Tulsa professor of public policy and Oklahoma Policy Institute founder.

Shropshire confirmed as first woman to lead Oklahoma’s Department of Human Services
The Oklahoman

Shropshire, 51, is a pediatrician who received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where she is an associate professor of pediatrics. She received a master’s degree in health administration at the OU College of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in science at Southern Nazarene University.

Oklahoma breweries notice ‘sober curious’ trend gaining traction across country
KOCO

Dr. Rachel Franklin, family medicine at OU Health, said the movement is one of the most beneficial trends happening right now.

Every major agriculture region around the world is facing a future of more ‘flash droughts,’ study says
Fortune

Article written by Jeff Basara, Associate Professor of Meteorology at The University of Oklahoma and Jordan Christian, Postdoctoral Researcher in Meteorology at The University of Oklahoma.

EMBARK returns upgraded Spokies pedal-only bikes to OKC streets for National Bike Month
FOX 25

All bikes in the Spokies fleet are Drop Mobility smart bikes, enabling customers to choose a bike and leave it at their destination within the Spokies service area, which stretches from the Paseo Arts District to Capitol Hill, and from the Plaza District to The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

OU Professor Heads Research on Monitoring Bat Coronaviruses
Mirage News

Next steps in monitoring bat coronaviruses
Phys.org

Farmers ‘face soaring risk of flash droughts’
Fresh Produce Journal

New research indicates that in every major food-growing region of the world, farmers face a sharp rise in the risk of drought, explain Jeff Basara, associate professor of meteorology, and Jordan Christian, postdoctoral researcher in meteorology at the University of Oklahoma 

Therapy Thoughts: How to Express Opinions Without Being Judgmental
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to help answer your questions about relationships and mental health. 

Pollard, James named to Oklahoma Hall of Fame
Enid News & Eagle

Pollard established his practice in Enid following graduation from Oklahoma State University with a degree in biochemistry and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine with neurosurgery as his specialty.  

OU students, professor highlight misperceptions, complexity of Islam, confront anti-Muslim sentiment
OU Daily

Iconic Norman business transitioning to incubator
Journal Record

Ed Copelin said his 17,500-square-foot building has been sold to the Norman Economic Development Coalition, which plans to convert it into “incubation and accelerator” spaces for Norman entrepreneurs, University of Oklahoma inventors and others. 

‘You’re never too old, the mountain is never too high’: Teacher becomes nurse after son’s diagnosis
News 9

“When I say I taught middle school they’re like middle school of all the grades, but I loved it,” said OU nursing student Kelly Hardy.  

OKC Human Rights Commission talks human rights with civil rights pioneer
KOCO

“If we give up, there’s no reason to get up. I refuse to give up. So, I continue to get up and do the work to help others, to help themselves,” said Dr. George Henderson. A civil rights icon in Oklahoma higher education still pushing for change. “We’re not as good as we want to be or as humane as we want to be, but we’re better than we once were.”

Wellness Wednesday: Tick season is here! Here are some ways you can protect yourself
Fox 25

OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wayne Stafford to discuss ways you can help prevent ticks. 

OU Health Redesigns HR Structure
Health Leaders

U of Oklahoma to establish ophthalmology chair
Becker’s ASC Review

Dr. George Henderson, Civil Rights Pioneer in Oklahoma
KOKH
(TV Clip)

‘Earring’ the call for non-invasive solution to postural orthostatic tachycardia
Bio World

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma say their self-administered clip can relieve POTS with just one hour’s use per day over a period of two months, a finding that might prove an inexpensive and convenient treatment for as many as one million Americans who currently have few treatment options.

Tulsa police internal affairs report reveals complaints down overall since 2019
KTUL

Dr. David McLeod, a former police detective who is now a professor at the University of Oklahoma, says the report is crucial to show the community the work being done by the department, which builds trust.

Farzaneh family establishes new University of Oklahoma Chair in Ophthalmology
KTUL

OU Golf Club to host Korn Ferry Tournament
News 9

Scientists at OU to install sensors to detect landslides
Muskogee Phoenix

Assad banks on new ‘global order’ to help his own rehabilitation
CNN

“The fact that the Arab world now is normalizing is clearly a very good sign for Assad, because he sees it as the Arab world joining him in opposition to the US,” Joshua Landis, a Syria specialist and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told CNN, adding that Syria will count on the Arab world to defy the United States and Europe, and “drag them along, kicking and screaming, towards normalization with Syria.” 

Will Syria’s Arab League victory trigger positive change?
Mission Network News

Joshua Landis, director of both the Center of Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Arabian Gulf Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told Arab News: “Arab countries will now have to decide how they want to chip away at Western sanctions and defy the West’s efforts to maintain a strict boycott of Syria… and help facilitate the return of trade, the restoration of Syria’s energy sector and the electric grid. Until that happens, Syrians will continue to live in misery and privation.”

Is Ticagrelor Monotherapy Superior to Antiplatelet Therapy in High-Risk PCI Patients?
Doc Wire News

“In high-risk PCI patients, it’s critical to lessen the occurrence of repeat revascularization,” said Dr. Baber, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and lead author of the study via a press release. “The findings presented today from the TWILIGHT trial provide a greater understanding of the impact of DAPT and ticagrelor monotherapy following PCI for the clinical community.” 

Interview with President Harroz on Jalen Hurts earning a Master’s degree from OU
CBS News

OU joins search for geothermal energy’s holy grail
Journal Record

OU Softball Team Honors Moore Tornado Victims During Game Against Hofstra
News 9

OU Softball Team Honors Moore Tornado Victims During Game Against Hofstra
News on 6

How important is Captagon in al-Assad’s return to the Arab fold?
MSN

The only way to wean al-Assad and Syria off this illegal trade is to allow him to resume legal trade, otherwise, he will have no incentive to give up considerable revenue from Syria’s biggest export, according to Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

How important is Captagon in al-Assad’s return to the Arab fold?
Al Jazeera

Ticogrelor Monotherapy Associated With Similar Rates of Revascularization as DAPT after PCI
Medical Dialogues

“In high-risk PCI patients, it’s critical to lessen the occurrence of repeat revascularization,” said Usman Baber, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and lead author of the study.

They Won’t Win: Our ESG Expert’s Parting Shot to The Doubters
Morningstar

Later, Hale acquired a doctorate in political science and taught the subject at Virginia Tech and the University of Oklahoma. Hundreds of miles separated him and his wife, another political scientist, who was teaching in Chicago.

OU softball to wear ‘HOME’ decal during regional to honor victims of May 20, 2013, tornado
KOCO

OU softball: Gasso credit fans’ passion, softball knowledge for unique home atmosphere
Norman Transcript

Presentation to focus on history of human rights
Journal Record

A member of the University of Oklahoma faculty since 1967, Henderson is director of the Advanced Studies program. He founded OU’s Human Relations program and designed its curriculum in 1969.

Enforcement of Oklahoma’s gender-affirming care ban delayed by legal proceedings
Tulsa World

The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, Lambda Legal and the Jenner & Block law firm on behalf of six transgender minors, their parents and Dr. Shauna Lawlis, a University of Oklahoma Health physician specializing in adolescent medicine who provides gender-affirming care.

OU Health Expert gives tips for healthy living in summer heat
News 9

Therapy Thoughts: What’s the difference between mental & emotional well-being
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us again this week to help answer your questions about mental health and interpersonal relationships.

AUA 2023: Dr. Stratton discusses prostate cancer research
Urology Times

In this video, Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, recaps several presentations from the 2023 American Urological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Stratton is an assistant professor of urologic oncology at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City.

Family HealthCare Clinic names Trianna Wyatt as executive director
Examiner-Enterprise

Prior to moving to Bartlesville, Wyatt obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Oklahoma.

University of Oklahoma graduate with neurological disease walks stage with service dog by her side
Yahoo!

University of Oklahoma graduate with neurological disease walks stage with service dog by her side
Local News 8

21c Museum Hotels leaving OKC as owner seeks new flag for former 1916 Ford assembly plant
The Oklahoman

Hall said hotel guests will not be impacted by the changes. He said he is hopeful that talks with the University of Oklahoma will result in loaned displays from the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art to replace the 14,000-square-foot art gallery curated by 21c.

Tulsa World Opinion podcast: Highlights and problems with $625 million ‘monumental education package’
Tulsa World

Ginnie Graham talks with David Blatt, OU-Tulsa professor of public policy and Oklahoma Policy Institute founder. What are highlights and problems with the Oklahoma legislature's historic education funding plan?

Analysis: Qatar takes diplomatic back seat as Saudi flexes political muscle
Reuters

Doha and Washington worked together to try to organize an international anti-Assad effort and to develop an alternative to him, said Joshua Landis, a Syria expert and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

Wellness Wednesday: Polypharmacy raising concerns among some health professionals
Fox OKC

For this week's Wellness Wednesday segment, OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss treatments for adults with multiple chronic conditions and the safety concerns that come with polypharmacy.

Qinggong Tang Talks Optical Imaging Innovations for National Cancer Research Month
Mirage News

For National Cancer Research Month, we spoke with Qinggong Tang, an assistant professor at the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, Gallogly College of Engineering, at the University of Oklahoma.

What is Christian nationalism, anyway?
MSN

As a result, few people actually understand what Christian nationalism is, said University of Oklahoma sociology professor Sam Perry, co-author with Andrew Whitehead of “Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States.”

University of Oklahoma graduate with neurological disease walks stage with service dog by her side
KOCO

New transit center will mean changes to bus routes
Norman Transcript

Currently, bus routes originate from the Brooks Street Transfer Station near the University of Oklahoma’s Duck Pond. In the fall, routes will be relocated from Brooks Street to the new transit center. 

What Laura Spencer Has Said About Working on The Big Bang Theory
The Things

Laura Spencer attended the University of Oklahoma, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Her first year as an actress took place mostly around her home state of Oklahoma, starring in short films made by fellow University of Oklahoma alumni. 

OU to celebrate Class of 2023 at 131st commencement ceremony
Norman Transcript

OU to celebrate the class of 2023
KOCO
(TV Clip)

Outstanding grad: OU senior finds new perspective, community while pursuing degree
OU Daily

Supporters celebrate soon-to-open Hope Lodge for cancer patients
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma was a valuable partner in providing and and raising more than $1 million dollars during the capital campaign. 

Therapy Thursday: Free Mental Health Seminar at Tulsa Tech
News on 6

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined us to talk about a mental health seminar she will be speaking at in Tulsa.

Opinion: Let facts guide Oklahoma to justice in Glossip’s case
Tulsa World

Article written by Andrew M. Coats, dean emeritus of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and senior partner at Crowe & Dunlevy. 

Despite health care demand, many hospitals losing money
Journal Record

The hospital leadership panel also featured Dr. Richard Lofgren, president and CEO of OU Health; Timothy Pehrson, president and CEO of Integris Health; and Stacy Coleman, president of SSM Health St. Anthony-Midwest.

‘Prayer and politics’: Fairview Baptist Church walks tightrope with IRS code
Non Doc

Joseph Thai, an associate dean at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, said Fisher’s use of conditional clauses from the pulpit may allow the church to skirt by IRS code. But Thai said he believes that Fairview Baptist Church’s actions, particularly regarding the campaign sign opposing Davis, violate the intention of the law.

‘Land of Gold’ is coming soon to HBO Max, here’s how it got filmed in Oklahoma
The Oklahoman

Along with co-starring in "Land of Gold," the University of Oklahoma alumnus produced the drama alongside her sister, Keertana Sastry, who also worked as the movie's casting director.  

OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. talks commitment to DEI, SEC financial impact
OU Daily

Sooner Sendoff: OU Program for Students With Intellectual Disabilities Graduates First Senior Class
News 9

Sooner Sendoff: OU Program for Students With Intellectual Disabilities Graduates First Senior Class
News on 6

Over 250 graduate from University of Oklahoma Tulsa
KTUL

OU announces times, locations for spring commencement, convocations
OU Daily

KGOU says ‘so long’ to students at end of spring semester
KGOU

The spring semester has ended at the University of Oklahoma, and it’s time for us to say “so long” to students who have been part of our team. We’ve hosted four students in the KGOU Practicum class, where they’ve learned practical skills in reporting, audio production, and announcing.

54 Great Colleges Here and Abroad Still Seeking Students for Fall Admission
Forbes

The University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, the University of Kentucky and the University of South Dakota are also among the many large public colleges seeking more students for fall enrollment.

Stephenson Cancer Center renews critical designation
Journal Record

OU unveils geothermal drill that could change world of energy
Yahoo! News

Wellness Wednesday: What the new screening recommendations are for breast cancer
Fox 25

Dr. Dale Bratzler from OU Health joins Fox 25's Wayne Stafford to discuss what is driving those numbers and some new recommendations for breast cancer.

OU to celebrate Class of 2023 at 131st commencement ceremony
Yahoo! News

OU unveils geothermal drill that could change world of energy
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma graded the performance of every public school. Did it matter?
The Oklahoman

Report cards in the early 2010s ranked schools below others even without a significant difference between them in test score results, according to the study by researchers at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.

Are you at high risk for severe RSV?
Everyday Health

Older adults who get very sick from RSV may need to be hospitalized. If a person is having trouble breathing or is showing signs of dehydration, they should seek urgent medical care, according to the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. 

Texas, OU finalize plans to jump to SEC
Journal Record

How airlines can use artificial intelligence to improve flying experiences
CBS News

Artificial intelligence can help pilots avoid severe weather to improve flying experiences, researchers say. Amy McGovern, the director of the National Science Foundation's institute for research on trustworthy AI in weather, climate and coastal oceanography at the University of Oklahoma, joins CBS News to discuss how.

OU Health Experts Help Families Prepare for Mother’s Day When Has Dementia
News 9

Quantifying intracellular nanoparticle distributions with three-dimensional super-resolution microscopy
Phys.Org

Led by Stefan Wilhelm, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, a team of researchers from the Gallogly College of Engineering at OU, OU Health Sciences Center and Yale University recently published an article in ACS Nano that describes their development of a super-resolution imaging platform technology to improve understanding of how nanoparticles interact within cells.

Tinea Corporis in Breastfeeding Mother
Clinical Advisor

Article cowritten by Nicole Papac, who is a dermatology resident at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine

OU to celebrate Class of 2023 at 131st commencement ceremony
Norman Transcript

OU Scientist Leads New Research Project to Protect Oklahomans From Landslides
News 9

Scientists at OU to install sensors to detect landslides
Enid News & Eagle

Stephenson Cancer Center redesignated as a National Cancer Institute, The only one in Oklahoma
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

OU-Tulsa hosts ‘poverty simulation’ for high schoolers
KTUL

OU Gaylord College dean reflects on career, time at university, legacy ahead of stepping down
OU Daily

Chie NOyori-Corbett, Ph.D., MSSW, Profiled for AAPI Heritage Month 2023
Mirage News

During this time, we take an extra moment to celebrate the remarkable research successes this diverse community has contributed to the University of Oklahoma and beyond. To celebrate the month, we spoke with Chie Noyori-Corbett.

What does the outcome of Turkey elections mean for Syria? A lot.
Responsible Statecraft

“Assad would like Erdogan to lose but must be polite should he prevail,” said Dr. Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, in an interview with Responsible Statecraft.

OU Sports Extra podcast: Pursuing the definitive Patty Gasso story
Tulsa World

Stephenson Cancer Center recertified as designated National Cancer Institute center
The Oklahoman

Stephenson Cancer Center redesignated as National Cancer Institute
KOCO

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center celebrates renewal of National Cancer Institute designation
OU Daily

Scientists at OU to Install Sensors to Detect Landslides
Norman Transcript

OU recognizes 168 students graduating with perfect grade-point averages
OU Daily

Oklahoma Board of Regents Formalize Sooners’ Move to SEC
Sports Illustrated

‘Huge opportunity’: OU approves agreements to leave Big 12, join SEC
KOKH

‘Huge opportunity’: OU approves agreements to leave Big 12, join SEC
Ponca City News

OU Board of Regents Approves Agreements to Exit the Big 12, Join the SEC
Okemah News Leader

Syria: Arab countries don’t see where U.S. policy is leading, says academic
CNBC

Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, says “now that Iran and Saudi Arabia are in dialogue … there’s really no reason not to normalize with Syria as well.”

Wisconsin drops from 4th to 47th in voter access ranking
The Capital Times

“If we believe in this experiment of democracy, one of the basic tenets of it … in our current iteration is that everyone who is a citizen at this point has the right to engage with the process,” said Andrea Benjamin, an African American studies professor at the University of Oklahoma who has researched and written about race and politics.

‘The New Guys’ has the right stuff | Book Talk
Akron Beacon Journal

At 7 p.m. Thursday, University of Oklahoma professor Andrew Porwancher appears virtually to talk about “The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton.” Register at hudsonlibrary.org.

Shore native leads communications at environmental advocacy agency
The Star Democrat

She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma School of Law before returning home to the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she practiced environmental law for over 18 years.

University of Oklahoma begins demolition of Adams Center Dorms
The Oklahoman

OU to say goodbye to Adams Center and other residence towers
Norman Transcript

OU students, faculty say goodbye to dorm in ceremonial demolition
KOCO

Demolition begins for one of OU’s oldest dorms
KFOR

Former residents, community bid farewell to Adams Center with ceremony
OU Daily

OU Board of Regents to finalize SEC move
KWTV

OU Board of Regents to finalize SEC move
KOTV

Sick of Bumpy, Delayed Flights? New Weather Tech Could Help.
The New York Times

The travel industry “cares about getting their weather predictions right because weather affects everything,” said Amy McGovern, director of the National Science Foundation’s A.I. Institute for Research on Trustworthy A.I. in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography at the University of Oklahoma.

Therapy Thoughts: How to Talk to a Negative Person
KOTV

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your mental health questions.

Nine tornadoes hit Cleveland County last month; threat returns this week
Norman Transcript

Joy Pendley, associate director for community engagement at the Center for Faculty Excellence at the University of Oklahoma quoted in the article.

A warmer planet, less nutritious plants and… fewer grasshoppers?
The Hindu

The prairie’s not hoppin’ like it used to — and a major culprit is carbon dioxide, says study author Michael Kaspari, an ecologist at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Fox 25’s sports anchor, Myron Patton, inducted into Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame
KOKH

Patton graduated from OU in 1984 and began doing his first on-air duties in 1988. At that time, he was the market's only live morning show sportscaster. Eventually, Patton became KOCO's weekend sports anchor.

Two Republicans, One Libertarian file for Commissioner
Norman Transcript

Bowman is a retired police officer and owns an apiary, Scissor Tail Honey. He also completed courses in public administration at the University of Oklahoma.

OU Board of Regents expected to finalize Sooners’ 2024 exit to the SEC in special meeting Friday
Tulsa World

OU Board of Regents calls surprise meeting related to SEC move
OU Daily

OU Board of Regents to finalize move to SEC
KWTV
(TV Clip)

University of Oklahoma set to demolish one of the oldest dorms on campus
KOCO

University of Oklahoma to tear down Adams Tower dorms
KTUL

Five transgender youths file suit saying Oklahoma health care ban is unconstitutional
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma’s Republican state Legislature intensified its focus on transgender health care this past year, including legislation in September that withheld federal funds from the University of Oklahoma health system unless it stopped all gender reassignment medical treatment to minors.

Wellness Wednesday: How you can help prevent heart disease
KOKH

OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss the signs to look out for when it comes to heart disease.

OU to tear down Adams Center dorms
KFOR

OU to tear down Adams Center dorms
KOKI

Partners in Oklahoma aim to help babies born with addiction
Journal Record

A unique clinic at OU Health is making some headway in combating the problem, but officials say it will take a lot of work to turn the tide on afflictions harmful not only to babies, mothers and families in Oklahoma but also to communities across the country.

Oklahoman helping to advance Alzheimer’s research
Journal Record

The study comes from the laboratory of Veronica Galvan, professor and Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair of Aging Research in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the OU College of Medicine.

OU Professor looks back on teacher who helped him through adversity 
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU professor says university’s rural Oklahoma initiatives are making a difference
The Lawton Constitution

Did the ‘Fill the Stadium’ Christian outreach live up to its name? What you need to know
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Mesonet wins Online Learning Excellence Award
Duncan Banner

The Oklahoma Mesonet is a partnership between Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma and is operated by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS). 

OU Student Government Association outlines achievements, goals in State of SGA Address
OU Daily

Voting has gotten harder in Wisconsin. Organizers have found ways to help
Wisconsin Watch

“If we believe in this experiment of democracy, one of the basic tenets of it … in our current iteration is that everyone who is a citizen at this point has the right to engage with the process,” said Andrea Benjamin, an African American studies professor at the University of Oklahoma who has researched and written about race and politics.

New museum director eager to tell Lincoln Highway stories
Yahoo! News

Cady, 45, earned a liberal studies degree from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, with minors in history and art history, with the thought of working in the museum field. She later earned a master's degree from the University of Oklahoma focused on museum exhibitions and administration. 

OU announces commencement speaker, honorees
Yahoo! News

OU to Celebrate the Class of 2023
Okemah News Leader

Two OU students make history at Fill the Stadium free Chance the Rapper concert
KFOR

Fill the Stadium fills one-fourth of Oklahoma Memorial Stadium during event with Chance the Rapper
OU Daily

Storm that killed 3 came closest in years to proving existence of 125-year-old myth about OU
Norman Transcript

Saturday marks one year since 3 OU meteorology student killed in accident
KOCO

OU professor says university’s rural Oklahoma initiatives are making a difference
McAlester News

Brittany Hott, an associate professor of educational psychology and special education at the University of Oklahoma, emphasized the need for more resources to assist rural educators and students with disabilities. She called for increased funding for the Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), personnel preparation and research.

You might find you save time if you ‘pass’ on appetizers
The Oklahoman

GUEST’S ANSWER: Yvette Walker, assistant dean, University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication: It's not at all unusual for higher-scale events to have waiters serving the guests appetizers. It makes sense, especially following COVID-19 and even post-COVID protocols.

OU student earns top public service scholarship
Norman Transcript

OU hazards geologist leads NASA-funded study
KTUL

Hazards Geologist Netra Regmi from the University of Oklahoma Geological Survey is leading a landslide predictability study funded by NASA.

A Security Camera for the Planet
The New Yorker

When his phone rang, Berrien Moore III, the dean of the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, was fumbling with his bow tie, preparing for a formal ceremony honoring a colleague.

When to seek mental health guidance & understanding depression
Therapy Thoughts

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your mental health questions.

OU looking to ‘make an impact in Tulsa’ with upcoming plans, school president says
Tulsa World

OU announces spring commencement and convocation ceremonies
Norman Transcript

OU’s swatting event was a hoax, but the trauma it caused was real
KGOU

OU athletic teams, Greek organizations support food pantry
Journal Record

OU Undergraduate Student Congress recognizes April 29 as memorial day for students killed in car crash
OU Daily

Wellness Wednesday: New COVID strain mimicking pink eye
KOKH

OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss what is known about the new strain.

Disparities in health care disproportionately impact Black Oklahomans
OU Daily

These uncomfortable moments when a health care provider stereotypes a patient is one reason why Black people are hesitant to go to the doctor, said Thibodeaux, who is now an OU professor in the department of African and African American studies.

Why two OU students are on a ‘miraculous’ mission to ‘Fill The Stadium’
The Oklahoman

OU student earns top public service scholarship
Norman Transcript

$60,000 OGE scholarship awarded to Southeast High School student Tuesday
The Oklahoman

Merino plans to attend the University of Oklahoma and major in computer science and programming. He was selected out of a pool of more than 200 applicants and is the first student from Oklahoma City Public Schools to win the scholarship, OG&E representatives said.

OG&E Gives Surprise Scholarship to OKC Student
KWTV

Family members were asked to come to the school to discuss grades and attendance and meet with representatives from the University of Oklahoma.

4 Seniors: Donating your body to science
KFOR

In Oklahoma, your two options are the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Willed Body Program in Oklahoma City (405-271-2424, ext. 1), and the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Body Donor Program in Tulsa (918-561-1250).

QB Murray honored with statue in OU’s Heisman Park
Journal Record

Kosmos Energy Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors
AP News

Mr. Stice is currently serving as a Director of Marathon Petroleum Corporation and MPLX GP LLC and is a professor at the University of Oklahoma, where until recently he also served as Dean of the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy.

OU announces 2023 commencement speaker, 3 honorary degree recipients
OU Daily

OU students donate to food pantry for G.I.V.E. Mission
KTUL

Overall winners announced in Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEOs event
Journal Record

President Harroz mentioned in the article 

University of Oklahoma Tests Toolkit to Boost Research Impact
Mirage News

New Orleans early childhood programs set for major expansion
NOLA The Advocate

The benefits of early childhood programming have been well documented over the last three decades. For example, a recent University of Oklahoma-Tulsa study found that high-quality early care and education led to improved verbal and math comprehension in grade school.

Students Organize Free Chance the Rapper Concert in Norman
KWTV

New COVID-19 strain classified as a ‘variant of interest’ by the W.H.O
KTUL

“The rest of the data is all pretty anecdotal, but we are seeing some physicians in the United States seem to be seeing more of these conjunctivitis cases," Aaron Wendelboe, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Oklahoma, said.

African, African American studies professor Jeanette Davidson reflects on 26 years at OU
OU Daily

Meet the people behind OU’s new branding campaign
OU Daily

Boomer! OU unveils Kyler Murray Heisman statue
KOKI

Former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray honored with statue for Heisman season
KOKH

‘Focus: Black Oklahoma’: custody battle between same-sex parents, economic inclusion for refugees, Tulsa’s hip-hop history
KOSU

Economic inclusion and self-sufficiency for refugees are priorities of the University of Oklahoma’s Humanitarian Innovation Research Group, or OU HIRG. Anthony Cherry has the story about the organization and how they are advocating for refugee rights.

In Oklahoma, diversification has long been key word in economic development
The Oklahoman

Health care has been a growing sector of the economy: Three hospital groups and the University of Oklahoma’s hospital and health sciences center were in the top 20 of Oklahoma employers.

Stars New and Old Shine in OU’s Red White Game
KFOR

Review: OU University Theatre Takes No Prisoners with MARIE ANTOINETTE
Broadway World

Why the four-day workweek works
Business Insider

Mark Bolino, an organizational behavior professor at the University of Oklahoma who is researching fatigue and the workweek, agrees the four-day workweek's underlying benefits include higher productivity and well-being. Nearly half of employees in the UK trial reported being more satisfied than when they started, and "employees who are satisfied with their jobs are more engaged, less likely to quit, and more likely to go the extra mile," Bolino said.

Kamala Harris announces $562 million for climate resilience in Florida
Business Standard

These heavy rainfall events coupled with sea level rise on the Florida coast need to serve as significant wake up calls' for the residents of South Florida about the severe risks that climate change poses to them, said University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado.

We should all be watching more sunsets for the good of our mental health: new study
National Post

“Everything that you see, it’s a function of many, many scattering events,” said Steve Corfidi, a meteorologist at the University of Oklahoma. “The sunlight hits the first particle it encounters in the atmosphere, then that particle shines or reflects that incoming light onto the particle next to it. … This is just going on a multitude number of times before that light ultimately reaches your eyes.”

She awoke from a coma. Five months later, she ran the Boston Marathon
Houston Chronicle

Her skull was fractured in multiple places, and she'd broken her collarbone, sternum and pelvis. Nate Nelson, an emergency room resident at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center who helped treat Foster, told The Post her injuries were close to fatal. As doctors operated on Foster's skull to stabilize her, John prayed for a miracle.

Lush Prairies Could Really Be ‘Green Deserts’
The Atlantic

The prairie’s not hoppin’ like it used to—and a major culprit is carbon dioxide, says one of that study’s authors, Michael Kaspari, an ecologist at the University of Oklahoma.

Legislature sends name, image, likeness bill for college athletics to governor
Tulsa World

According to SB 840’s House sponsor, Rep. Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, the measure was written in consultation with the University of Oklahoma and other athletic departments. Many of those have set up separate but affiliated entities to help athletes navigate the NIL waters.

Opinion: Tulsa primed to become hub for health equity
Tulsa World

The Tulsa health systems — University of Oklahoma Health, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Ascension St. John Health System, Hillcrest Healthcare System and Saint Francis Health System — are all making strides to improve health equity.

Researchers Call for Education About Cannabis Use for Cancer Survivors
Cure

The study — from a team in the department of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center’s Hudson College of Public Health and published in the journal, Cancer – found that 82.23% of cancer survivors who use cannabis reported doing so for medical purposes, compared to 62.58% of cannabis users with no history of cancer.

Therapy Thoughts: What is an appropriate age to start therapy or counseling?
KOTV

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 for Therapy Thursday to answer your viewer questions.

Psychiatrists Call for Ketamine Insurance Coverage
AP News

Dr. Rachel Dalthorp received her medical degree from the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. Following medical school she completed a four year psychiatric residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she focused on developing expertise in the assessment and treatment of mood disorders related to the female reproductive cycle.

OU stadium named one of the ‘Most Beautiful Sports Venues’
KFOR

OKLAHOMA WATCH: Oklahoma and Texas seek solution to Red River water dispute
Tahlequah Daily Press

Commission members decided to study the issue further and directed University of Oklahoma President Joseph Harroz Jr. to come up with a panel of experts to advise the commission.

Oklahoma nursing schools ramp up admissions amid worker shortage
State Impact NPR

A group of OU nursing students is practicing their hemovac skills. Those are little contraptions that health workers can use to drain fluid buildup after a surgery. These ones are filled with water dyed to look like blood.

2 dead as ‘extremely dangerous’ tornado and storms rip through Oklahoma
The Washington Post

Meanwhile, the University of Oklahoma warned its students and staff to take shelter and stay indoors.

Why 2 gas giants aren’t changing after Southwest winter storms
Energy Wire

Michael Crespin, a political science professor at the University of Oklahoma, said Drummond has been active in investigations since he was sworn into office and may be setting himself up for a gubernatorial run.

ACCESS Oklahoma opponents claim turnpike system at risk of insolvency
The Oklahoman

Tassie Katherine Hirschfeld, a professor at the University of Oklahoma and a member of Oklahomans for Responsible Government, said the turnpike authority faces a spiraling debt-load partially promoted by construction of the Kickapoo Turnpike in eastern Oklahoma County and the Gilcrease toll road in Tulsa. 

MICE procedure helps surgeons take on corneal neovascularization
Ophthalmology Times

One ophthalmologist using the cutting-edge procedure is Kamran M. Riaz, MD, a clinical associate professor and director of Medical Student Research at the Dean McGee Institute at the University of Oklahoma.

Free head and neck cancer screening
Journal Record

In Oklahoma, Squad of College Students Lead Math Recovery
Yahoo! News

Now in its second year, the program at the University of Oklahoma has honed in on a local solution, looking to expand partnerships between universities and their surrounding K-12 schools.

Akins named VP of research at OUHSC
Journal Record

The New Pro-life Movement Has a Plan to End Abortion
The Atlantic

Holland, a gender-and-sexuality professor at the University of Oklahoma, told me. “Language that’s….

Correspondent who Covered Murrah Building Bombing Reflects 28 Years Later
KWTV

Mike Boettcher, a journalism professor at the University of Oklahoma who covered the aftermath of the Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City as a network news correspondent 28 years ago, joins the News 9 team this morning.

Five receive highest honor of Chickasaw Nation
The Ada News

Cobb-Greetham currently serves the University of Oklahoma (OU) as a professor in the Department of Native American Studies. At OU, her leadership as chair contributed to the elevation of Native American Studies from a program to a department and the establishment of the recently endowed Native Nations Center for research and community engagement.

Praesidian Capital Announces New Analyst
Yahoo! Finance

Mr. McKee brings more than 5 years of experience in technical engineering and is a certified Professional Engineer. Most recently, Mr. McKee completed his MBA with a Master's in Finance from the University of Oklahoma.

OU students talk about organizing Chance the Rapper concert
KOKI

OU Student Government Association members advocate for increased campus gun safety
OU Daily

OMRF receives $2.6 million to study mutations connected to skin diseases
The Duncan Banner

Olson’s grant, 1R01AR080896-01A1, was awarded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. His lab will collaborate with researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Mayor Bynum, city councilors to host town hall meetings to discuss ‘Improve Our Tulsa’
KTUL

Twin toddlers drown after grandmother with Alzheimer’s leaves door open – rest in peace
Newsner

Laura Gamino, injury prevention coordinator for trauma at OU Health has said she hopes parents realize how dangerous water can be for young children.

Tata Electronics appoints Randhir Thakur as CEO & MD
India Times

Born in Himachal Pradesh, Thakur is an electronics and telecommunications engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India, has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Record-setting day for OU as Giving Day raises more than $22 million
Yahoo!

Record-setting day for OU as Giving Day raises more than $22 million
Norman Transcript

New Single-Day Fundraising Record Set During OU Giving Day 2023
KWTV

New Single-Day Fundraising Record Set During OU Giving Day 2023
KOTV

OU Giving Day 2023 raises over $22 million, doubling last year’s total
OU Daily

OU launches online degree completion program
Norman Transcript

Nobel Prize winning Russian activist speaks against Ukrainian War at OU
Norman Transcript

OU-Tulsa holds trauma informed nutrition workshop
KTUL

Middle schoolers explore engineering, other fields at OU
Journal Record

Summit to Empower High School Girls Held On OU Campus
KWTV

A new OU lab will test metals for defunct Tinker parts
Norman Transcript

A new OU lab will test metals for defunct Tinker parts
Woodward News

Is Oklahoma’s next governor’s race already getting started?
Tulsa World

A longer list of potential gubernatorial candidates could also include anyone who unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate last year after Sen. Jim Inhofe announced his intent to retire, said Michael Crespin, director of the University of Oklahoma’s Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.

Oklahoma self-defense laws often don’t protect women who kill their abusers. One bill hopes to change that
The Oklahoman

“We can’t separate these women from the complex trauma of their lives,” said David McLeod, the associate director of the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma. 

Energy secretary visits tribal leaders, others at OU
Journal Record

Alternative Parking Ticket Payments Helps Feed OU Community
KWTV

Families, OU medical students celebrate lives of those who donated bodies to science
OU Daily

International Advisory Committee to showcase OU’s diverse cultures at 51st annual Eve of Nations
OU Daily

Yale to offer first Indigenous language course in fall 2023
Yale Daily News

Patrick DelPercio, a Cherokee language instructor at the University of Oklahoma, will join the University’s faculty to teach a lecture course focusing on Cherokee language and culture.

Opinion: Companies hate remote work – till it’s time to fire you
The Washington Post

“It’s almost like, ‘This is what you want. You want more remote opportunities. Well, we can also use remote work also when it’s convenient for us,” says Mark Bolino, a professor at Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. “There’s something about it that feels a little bit adversarial.”

Gov. Kevin Stitt appoints Katherine Curry as education secretary
KOCO

The news release said she obtained a doctorate in educational administration, curriculum and supervision in 2011 from the University of Oklahoma.

Gov. Stitt appoints new Secretary of Education
KOTV

In 2011, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a doctorate in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision.

Hudson named board chairman at Armstrong Bank
Journal Record

Prior to banking, Hudson graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, then furthered her education by earning a master’s degree in engineering management from Missouri Science and Technology. She also graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

OU president, politicians respond to active shooter threat incident
KTUL

University of Oklahoma campus tries to bounce back from active shooter scare
KOKH

University of Oklahoma campus tries to bounce back from active shooter scare
KTUL

OU student shares moments he hid, barricaded door during fake active shooter threat
KOCO

OU to host Ukrainian journalist, event on ‘Journalism in Times of War’
Journal Record

OU takes regional role in transportation effort
Journal Record

TSET funds mobile lung cancer screening
Journal Record

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has received more than $1.7 million from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to increase access to lung cancer screening across the state. 

Energy secretary, second gentleman visit OU to discuss geothermal energy potential
Yahoo News

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art exhibits varied, extensive collection grown over time
OU Daily

Darrin Akins named vice president for research at OU Health Sciences Center
Norman Transcript

Stitt appoints judge to Court of Civil Appeals
Journal Record

Born and raised in Tulsa, Huber graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1990 and received his law degree from the University of Tulsa in 1993. 

Second Gentleman Doug Emhof to Tour OU, OSU During Oklahoma Visit
KWTV

OU welcomes young women to engineering
Norman Transcript

OU welcomes young women to engineering
Enid News & Eagle

OU Giving Day: Support Student Media, OU Daily
OU Daily

Five years after the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout, the stakes are higher than ever
Public Radio Tulsa

Jennifer Williams now teaches education technology at the University of Oklahoma, but during the walkout, she was a high school English teacher with Oklahoma City Public Schools. Her school, Emerson South, was an alternative school that functioned out of a strip mall.

Therapy Thoughts: School Safety Concerns
KOTV

In wake of another school shooting in Nashville, where six people died, many parents are concerned about their child's safety when they are at school. Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to talk about how parents can deal with those fears.

Oklahoma nonprofit prepares for summit to boost young women
KOCO

They’re teaming up with a University of Oklahoma professor to do it. The goal is to cultivate a resilient community through leadership in the upcoming summit, hosted by the local nonprofit organization Believe, Inc.

OU Drag Show Declared One of Nation’s Largest
OCPA Think

Chance the Rapper coming to OU for free concert event
KOCO

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(Video)

50th anniversary of NSU Symposium on the American Indian to focus on future of Indigenous culture, scholarship
Tahlequah Daily Press

Harjo currently serves as the associate professor and interim chair in the department of Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma. She has researched and authored publications on Indigenous views of space and place and serves on a number of editorial and advisory boards for national journals and presses.

OU Health performs first contrast-enhanced mammography in Oklahoma
The Duncan Banner

OU School of Musical Theatre students, alumni garner professional opportunities on Broadway
OU Daily

5 Things to Know: How students in 9-10 grades can attend a weeklong architecture academy at OU
McAlester News-Capital

New research points to earlier horse-human connections
Equus

According to a University of Oklahoma news release and other sources, it challenges previous beliefs about the horse’s first appearance among Indigenous peoples of the North American West.

Personality Can Change from One Hour to the Next
Scientific American

According to recent studies by scholars such as University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center researcher Lizbeth Benson, having a greater variety of emotions that range from enthusiasm and determination to sadness and fear—dubbed emodiversity by Jordi Quoidbach, now an associate professor at Esade Law School in Barcelona—is thought to help people better adjust to different situations throughout the day.

OU Engineer Siddique to Lead Air Force Metal Additive Manufacturing Project
Mirage News

“This is my birthright,” Black Creeks tell judge on Day 1 of Trial
The Black Wall Street Times

During Tuesday’s trial hearing, attorney Solomon-Simmons called an expert witness to the stand, University of Oklahoma law professor Carla Pratt, the esteemed Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Chair in Civil Rights, Race, and Justice in the Law.

More new college graduates are staying in Oklahoma, data shows
Tulsa World

“I really love the city, and it’s a great place to call home,” said McHugh, who will graduate from OU-Tulsa in May with a master’s in educational administration, curriculum and supervision.

New innovations in Geothermal and Solar Energy
OETA
(Video)

A CAN DO ATTITUDE: OU parking services launches citation program
Norman Transcript

How leveraging social media followers can lead to brand partnerships
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

But what does it take to select the right partner? New research from the University of Oklahoma and University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that social media data can be a useful tool to identify high-potential brand partners, as well as to gain insight into both your own customer base and that of your competitors.  

The Untold History of the Horse in the American Plains
Lab Manager

University of Oklahoma researchers co-led a study recently published in the journal Science that provides a clearer picture of the historical role of horses in the North American west.

Bill Haisten: Joe Castiglione’s 25 years at OU. Part 3: Joe C.’s SEC commitment
Tulsa World

Gulfport Energy Corporation Names Michael Hodges Chief Financial Officer and Announces Leadership Team Changes
Associated Press

Mr. Hodges received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Science in Energy Management from Oklahoma City University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Oklahoma.

Chevron Phillips Chemical announces new plant manager at Cedar Bayou Plant
Associated Press

These roles include Pasadena Maintenance Manager, Singapore Plant Manager, Qatar Chemical Production Manager and Qatar Chemical Plant Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Bill Haisten: Joe Castiglione’s 25 years at OU. Part 2: the Joe C.-Stoops partnership
The Oklahoman

‘Can I just have a chance?’: How OU Gymnast Olivia Trautman overcame injury for last run
The Oklahoman

Here’s what we know about how climate change is influencing tornadoes
The Washington Post

Wind shear is expected to decrease as a result of climate change, said Kimberly Hoogewind, a research scientist at the University of Oklahoma.

Egypt Hosts Syrian FM amid Talk of Resuming Diplomatic Relations
VOA News

Joshua Landis, who leads the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, tells VOA that "Syria is being slowly reintegrated back into the Arab world, but it isn't clear yet whether it will be returned to the Arab League by the May [Arab summit] in Saudi Arabia.

Guest: Enough is enough, Oklahoma. Women shouldn’t be punished for defending themselves
The Oklahoman

Article written by David A. McLeod who is associate director and professor at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma.

OU’s 2023 Big Event anticipates 4200 volunteers, coordinators hope numbers keep increasing in future
OU Daily

First Americans Museum displays rare documents
Journal Record

First Americans Museum and the University of Oklahoma Law School Library have partnered to present “200 Years of Doctrine of Discovery: Johnson v. M’Intosh and the Indian Removal Act.”

Happy OU Project receives grant to provide additional resources to support student parents
OU Daily

OU Musical Theatre presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Oklahoma Gazette

Severe Weather Awareness Week Day 4: Preparedness
KICD

Kenzie Krocek is a researcher at the University of Oklahoma specifically looking at the social science side of meteorology. She tells KICD News the next major step in being prepared for severe weather is knowing how long it is going to take to react even when a disaster hits at a time when everyday life tries to get in the way.

OU Health names Beavers chief nurse executive
Journal Record

Oklahoma professor recalls connection to US soldiers killed in helicopter crash
KOCO

"It hit me like a ton of bricks," said OU journalism professor Mike Boettcher. "It happened on the same day 13 years ago that six members of 101st — I was with in Afghanistan — I was with were killed in a battle."

Sulphur pharmacist and rancher Amanda Conley appointed to Science Arts Board of Regents
The Express-Star

Outside of the ranch, Conley works as a contract pharmacist for the Chickasaw Nation, having earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Oklahoma State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma.

Endocrinologist joins NCH Medical Group
Daily Herald

Aziz graduated from medical school at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Francis Hospital and her fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Oklahoma Health Center. 

Oklahoma legislators honor 2022 OU softball, women’s gymnastics teams during OU Day at Capitol
OU Daily

PHOTOS: OU celebrates Day at the Capitol
OU Daily

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
KWTV

“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
Yahoo News

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.  

OU School of Musical Theatre reimagines ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ for its Downtown Series
OU Daily

An Oklahoma researcher is improving Spanish language weather alerts across the country
Tulsa World

Joseph Trujillo is a researcher at the University of Oklahoma and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Norman. His work is to make sure the Spanish-speaking community in Oklahoma — and across the country — is just as informed as anyone else when life-threatening weather is upon us.

Why three major companies have passed on expanding in Oklahoma
The Frontier

“This has always been a problem for Oklahoma. We simply have not had the capacity to produce a workforce sufficient for these industries and firms,” said Keith Gåddie, a longtime political observer and associate dean of the Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma.

FLASHPOINT IRAN: US Sees its Syria Conflict with Iran Heat Up But Vows to Stay
VOA News

University of Oklahoma analyst Joshua Landis on why U.S. conflict with Iran’s Syria proxies may escalate. Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Matthew Levitt on why U.S. will not want to be bullied into leaving Syria. Mahnaz Afkhami, last woman to serve as minister in Iran before its 1979 Islamic Revolution, on how memory of women’s rights from that era inspires young female protesters today.

OU taps Harvard professor to kick off new religious studies lectureship
Norman Transcript

The most common weather alert might also be the most misunderstood
The Washington Post

To better understand what the public knows about severe thunderstorm warnings, researchers at the University of Oklahoma surveyed more than 1,400 U.S. adults about what hazards the Weather Service considers when issuing severe thunderstorm warnings.

University of Oklahoma women’s gymnastics to host regional
KOCO

OU Announces Kyler Murray Heisman Statue Unveiling Set for Spring Game
KWTV

5 Ways to Network Successfully During your Online MBA
Business Because

The University of Oklahoma has a 250,000-strong alumni network, while the Price College of Business boasts over 40,000 alumni.

Oklahomans die of COVID at higher rates than much of the US. What set us up for failure?
The Oklahoman

Dr. Dale Bratzler, the University of Oklahoma's chief COVID officer, said Oklahoma's high death rate is the result of vaccination rates and the prevalence of risk factors for severe COVID-19.

Seismic Therapeutic Appoints Melanie Manning as Chief People Officer
Associated Press

She has a Masters degree in Human Relations and a BA from the University of Oklahoma and completed Intensive Studies in French Literature and Civilization at Université de Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Engineering open house draws hundreds of students to OU
Journal Record

OU Women’s Health Advocacy, OU International Advisory Committee hosts first Menstrual Met Gala
OU Daily

Mississippi tornado: Why was it so destructive?
BBC

Samuel Emmerson, a member of the radar research group at the University of Oklahoma, said the tornado flung debris 30,000 feet (9km) up in the air. 

Oklahoma history: 75 years ago, nation’s first tornado forecast issued in Oklahoma
KOCO

“It’s a legend in severe weather forecasting lore,” said Dr. Howard Bluestein, a professor of meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. 

Zillow Gone Wild: Meet Samir Mezrahi, the Tulsa native behind the wildly popular social media account
Tulsa World

After graduation, Mezrahi enrolled in the University of Oklahoma, where he studied accounting and supply chain management. Upon earning his degree, Mezrahi set his sights on New York City, moving there in the winter of 2005.

Endocrinologist joins NCH Medical Group
Daily Herald

Dr. Aziz graduated from medical school at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Francis Hospital and her fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Oklahoma Health Center. 

University of Oklahoma to unveil statue of Kyler Murray at 2023 spring game
KOKH

Kyler Murray statue to be unveiled in Heisman Park ahead of OU football’s spring game
KOCO

Want to see world-class works of art? Head to your local Oklahoma post office
KGOU

Flatstyle was based on the teachings of Oscar Jacobson, a professor at the University of Oklahoma. Blue Eagle, West and Crumbo were also teachers — all at Bacone College. The Kiowa Six artists like Mopope applied those techniques to their work.

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Family
KOTV

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones

Hillenbrand named chief development officer at Girl Scouts
Journal Record

Hillenbrand earned a master’s degree in administrative leadership from the University of Oklahoma.

OU Opening Office for Indigenous Research
KOTV
(TV Clip)

Guide to Tulsa-area gardening events, floral displays and more to celebrate spring
Tulsa World

One side of the terraces is full of crimson and cream-colored flowers, representing the University of Oklahoma, while the other side features orange, black (dark purple) and white flowers for Oklahoma State University.

Throwback Tulsa: OU football’s first spring practice under Brent Venables was one year ago today
Tulsa World

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

‘Mormon Land’: How complicated is it to be an Indigenous woman and a Latter-day Saint?
The Salt Lake Tribune

On this week’s show, two of the authors, Farina King of the University of Oklahoma, and Tanya Wendt Samu of New Zealand’s University of Auckland, discuss their views of the Book of Mormon, seen by some as an exploration of racism, and their identities as Indigenous scholars and Latter-day Saints as they navigate a life of learning and a life of faith.

Hillenbrand named chief development officer at Girl Scouts
Journal Record

Hillenbrand earned a master’s degree in administrative leadership from the University of Oklahoma.

Hallmark Media Appoints Olushola Bodie as SVP & Head of Technology
Cord Cutters News

Bodie is the proud father of an 11-year-old daughter, Jayla and he’s a University of Oklahoma alumni.

OU Health offers incisionless treatment for essential tremor
Journal Record

OU Native Nations Center Moves to President’s Office, Expanding Indigenous Research
KWTV

Like Mother, Like Daughter: OU Coach’s Daughter Cheers on The Team
KWTV

Innovative Food Holdings Appoints Denver J. Smith to its Board of Directors
Yahoo

Mr. Smith serves on the Board of Trustees of Lifestyle Management Inc, a non-profit organization. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BBA in Finance and Economics. He also earned an MBA from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Smith is a CFA Charterholder.

Derek Beasley is WJZ’s first Chief Meteorologist
CBS News

Originally from Rochester, New York, Derek also spent part of his childhood in Arkansas and Mississippi. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School Of Meteorology and he obtained his degree in meteorology in 2001.  

OU Program to Train Mental Health Personnel for Rural Schools
Insight into Diversity

Speaker’s censure of Turner contrasts treatment of others
Norman Transcript

Hearings on gender-affirming care bans have been heavily attended by LGBTQ community members, who view the bills as attacks on potentially life-saving treatment. Following a protest outside the nearby OU Health campus, about 40 people went to the Capitol to protest HB2177. 

Oklahoma doctor on three years of fighting COVID-19
KOCO

Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health talks about the changes in the fight against COVID-19 over the past three years.

Oklahoma doctor on three years of fighting COVID-19
Yahoo

New Dean on the Job at Tarleton Fort Worth
NBC DFW

Capua holds four degrees pursued with intention and persistence: an Associate of Arts from Collin College, a Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University, a Master of Education from the University of Oklahoma and in 2019, a Doctor of Education degree from Southern Methodist University. 

OU Health’s CEO stays positive as system’s debt worries climb
The Oklahoman

OU medical student uses heartbreak to fuel career
KOCO

Purple martins start migration; experts share tips for birdwatchers
Washington Times Herald

Jeff Kelley, a University of Oklahoma biology professor, said they are aerial insectivores, which are birds that eat insects and catch them when flying.

Meteorologists say winters may be warmer, snowier. What is St. Paul doing to prepare?
Yahoo News

“While our winters are no doubt getting warmer on average, they are also featuring more variability in their temperature and precipitation patterns,” said Jason Furtado, an associate professor in the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, in an email. 

Deer Creek alum returns to home state as part of Disney’s ‘Frozen’
The Oklahoman

A member of the "Frozen" ensemble, Goodin is returning to OKC on her first national tour of a Broadway musical, after she graduated with her bachelor of fine arts in musical theater performance from the University of Oklahoma.

OU alumnus opens shoe store on Campus Corner
Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma cracks top 25 for best online Finance mater’s programs
Medium

Sam Noble Museum opens doors to young learners over spring break
Norman Transcript

House approves Teacher/Student Scholarship legislation
The Purcell Register

This bill was requested by Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma as a way to expand needs-based scholarships to eligible college students. The caps are in place, however, to ensure funds are available to regional institutions as well. 

Oklahomans walk their way to better health
KTUL

“Your own personal cost is much less because you're not having to pay for medications, diagnostics, etcetera,” General Internal Medicine Inpatient Medical Director at OU Medical Center Joanne Skaggs said. 

Purple martins start migration; experts share tips for birdwatchers
The Huntsville Item

Jeff Kelley, a University of Oklahoma biology professor, said they are aerial insectivores, which are birds that eat insects and catch them when flying. 

Kevin Scott Named Principal Deputy Director at Bureau of Justice Statistics
Homeland Security Today

Before joining BJS, Kevin served as an analyst for the Congressional Research Service, as an analyst for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and as Director of the Policy Analysis Unit in DOJ’s Office of Legal Policy. Kevin earned his PhD and MA in Political Science at The Ohio State University, and his BA in Political Science at the University of Oklahoma. 

Wellness Wednesday: COVID-19 arrived in Oklahoma 3 years ago, where we are now
KOKH

OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss how far Oklahoma has come in those three years.

Why you should avoid coffee late at night
Discover Magazine

“The best time to drink coffee is in the morning,” says William R. Lovallo, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. That’s because caffeine also stimulates the brain chemical dopamine — sometimes called the reward chemical — giving us a little lift and mood boost to get the day started off right.

Dr. Cookson on Understanding Predictive Features in the Management of Prostate Cancer
Onc Live

Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC, professor, chairman of urology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, chief, Urology, Stephenson Cancer Center, discusses how understanding the relationship between key predictive factors and disease progression can help better inform the overall management of prostate cancer.

Boston doctor named to lead UNMC College of Nursing
North Platte Post

A practicing nurse since 1981, her educational background includes an associate of science in nursing at Southern Arkansas University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Arkansas, a Master of Science in Nursing (clinical nurse specialist in psychiatric mental health) from the University of Oklahoma and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice in executive leadership from Union University.

Factory Obscura’s ‘Synesthesia’ offers immersive art experience at OU museum
The Oklahoman

Purple martins start migration to county; experts share tips
Tahlequah Daily Press

Jeff Kelley, a University of Oklahoma biology professor, said they are aerial insectivores, which are birds that eat insects and catch them when flying.

Solar storms behind Northern Lights could be a problem for future N.W.T power grids
CBC

Paul Moses, a professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies complicated disturbances to electrical power systems, said transformers can probably handle overheating for a few minutes, but solar storms that may cause the current to flow for hours can be more problematic for the electrical device.

How Oklahoma clinics are handling the ‘skinny shot’ craze
KFOR

Jacob Friedman, PhD is Director of Research at the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center. He says semaglutides are not a craze; they are a medical breakthrough.

Apartment building near Campus Corner catches fire
Norman Transcript

McEver retires as OMRF’s vice president of research
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Griffin served as scientific director for the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research from 2019 to 2023 and is an adjunct professor of cell biology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She earned her doctorate at the University of California, San Francisco, following her bachelor’s degree at Harvard University.

Trends in corneal treatment include cutting-edge advancements
Ophthalmology Times

Kamran M. Riaz, MD, a clinical associate professor and director of Medical Student Research at the Dean A. McGee Institute at the University of Oklahoma, recently discussed with Ophthalmology Times some of the latest trends in cornea treatment.

Former OU men’s tennis player was executive producer on Oscar-winning film
KOCO

Tim Headington was an executive producer on the film "Everything Everywhere All at Once," which won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. OU Athletic Director Joe Castiglione posted on Twitter, congratulating Headington for all his hard work on the film. 

OU women’s basketball makes NCAA Tournament
KOCO

OU Daily wins hybrid news Gold Crown from Columbia Scholastic Press Association
OU Daily

OU student leaders share concerns with U.S. congressional delegation
The Ada News

Turkey-Syria earthquake spurs an Arab rapprochement with Bashar al-Assad
Egypt Daily News

Syria expert Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at the University of Oklahoma (USA), believes concessions are the key.

Business People: Sam Ikard, McAfee & Taft
Tulsa World

Prior to joining McAfee &Taft, Ikard was a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. The Oklahoma native graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma in 2010 and magna cum laude from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2014. 

OU to update athletic facilities in preparation of SEC move
Norman Transcript

OU to update athletic facilities in preparation of SEC move
Enid News & Eagle

OU Tulsa to launch cybersecurity degree program at new Polytechnic Institute in 2024
FOX 23

OU students prepare for parking ahead of demolition of freshmen dorm tower
KFOR

OU names new interim director of Accessibility and Disability Resource Center
OU Daily

Professor Julie Cassiday lectures on Russian masculinities, connection to war in Ukraine
Williams Record

The subject of the book was partially inspired by a panel hosted by Cassiday and a long-term collaborator of hers — Emily Johnson, a professor of Russian at the University of Oklahoma. “It was probably the late 2000s, there were all those topless photos of Putin coming out, [and Johnson] and I were looking at those and laughing about it and saying, ‘We should do a conference panel on what people had begun to call the cult of Vladimir Putin.’” 

Tulsa needs to put in work to improve equal justice, report shows
KTUL

"We do see these downward trends in the results, which suggests the the interactions with the community are becoming slightly less equitable over time," said Dr. David McLeod, a former police detective who now teaches at the University of Oklahoma. 

OU Board of Regents to consider freshman housing plan Phase 1 budget, meal plan, dorm rate increases
OU Daily

STRICTLY SPEAKING: OU student to launch stuttering support group
Norman Transcript

Bright colors, fragrant blossoms and sunset strolls: Botanic Garden offers cures for spring fever
Tulsa People

This year’s design features chevrons and the color palette is a nod to “Bedlam” – with one side being planted with crimson and cream colors of University of Oklahoma and the other side planted with orange, black (actually dark purple) and white colors. They plan to set up selfie stations for taking photos with whichever side you choose!

Oklahomans head to the polls to decide fate of recreational cannabis
KOSU

“Sometimes in Oklahoma, these are decided by very few voters,” University of Oklahoma political scientist Alyson Shortle said in an interview about the election. “So it is important if you care about this issue to go out and vote.”

Dean of OU journalism school to step down
Norman Transcript

Building Up Books
Inside Higher Ed

Article cowritten by Andrew Berzanskis is editorial director of the University of Oklahoma Press and chairs the Association of University Presses’ acquisitions editorial committee.  

Mayor Bynum selects director of newly reestablished Public Works Department
KTUL

Ball has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Professional Engineer certification in the state of Oklahoma.

Harvey Yoakum joins Oklahoma Heritage Bank Board of Directors
The Ada News

Like Yoakum, Fisher was born into an Oklahoma family with generations of Oklahoma ancestors.  He is a retired cardiovascular surgeon and attorney who is a graduate of East Central University and the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.

Coleman Named President of SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital – Midwest
OK Nursing Times

Coleman received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Oklahoma State University before completing a Master of Health Administration at the University of Oklahoma. 

Tulsa teacher honored with 2023 OK Teacher of the Year
KJRH

Senior A’Taylor Elliott was shocked by the news as recently she was accepted into the University of Oklahoma where she wants to study to become a nurse. 

Task force hears from Tulsans on homelessness crisis
Tulsa World

“Do I look homeless?” he asked as he spoke to the large crowd gathered at OU Tulsa’s Schusterman Learning Center.

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Linked with Late-Life Cognition
Medpage Today

The findings should prompt consideration of several important points, observed Calin Prodan, MD, of the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, in accompanying editorialopens in a new tab or window.

H&R Block Adds Former Microsoft and Walmart Executive Alex Cook as its new Vice President of Small Business
Yahoo

Cook also held various leadership roles in merchandising and operations over 16 years at Walmart Stores, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Yoakum joins Oklahoma Heritage Bank board of directors
The Ada News

Like Yoakum, Fisher was born into an Oklahoma family with generations of Oklahoma ancestors.  He is a retired cardiovascular surgeon and attorney who is a graduate of East Central University and the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. 

OU Native Nations Center to merge with Office of Tribal Relations
OU Daily

Insulation scattered across city after tornado hits Norman
KOCO

OU Health officials said if you’re experiencing any of those symptoms, call the poison center. They’re available around the clock to answer any questions and concerns you have.

Wellness Wednesday: COVID cases on the decline, what we can do to prevent more cases
KOKH

Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health joins FOX 25's Wendy Suares to discuss vaccine development and other preventatives for the Coronavirus. Watch the full interview at the top of the page.

Capua named dean of Tarleton’s Fort Worth campus
Fort Worth Report

A second-generation Mexican American and former community college student, she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations from TCU, a master’s in education from the University of Oklahoma and a doctorate in education from Southern Methodist University. 

Dr. Rachael Capua named dean at Tarleton Fort Worth
Fort Worth Business

Tulsa well-positioned to become national cybersecurity leader, panel says
Tulsa World

Jim Sluss, OU-Tulsa interim president, said he believes OU Polytechnic and its cybersecurity program can contribute. “We’ve designed the curriculum to have a strong technical core, as in a traditional cybersecurity program, but we also are broadening the electives so that they can pivot to a more national and global security perspective,” he said. “They can still be very ‘techie,’ if they want to pick their electives that way, or they can have this policy focus as well.”

Oklahomans Weigh in on STEM Race with China
KOTV

"Our extraordinary leadership -- our global leadership -- in science and technology is being challenged as never before," said Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, the Regents' Professor of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma and former Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

GoFundMe launched for OU football player who lost home in tornado
KOKI

City officials, residents gather to discuss homelessness in Tulsa
KOKI

It was held by the City of Tulsa's taskforce on homelessness at OU Tulsa's Schusterman Center.

OU meteorologist offers tips about weather awareness after EF2 tornado in Norman
OU Daily

Redwine elected managing partner at Conner & Winters
Journal Record

Redwine earned his law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he graduated with highest honors in 1984. He also holds an undergraduate B.B.A degree in finance from OU.

Angela Berch named vice president of Economic Development at GNTC
Calhoun Times

She completed coursework through the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. 

University of Oklahoma drama students, professor win national awards
KFOR

OU Football Team Rallies Around Player Who Lost Home to Norman Tornado
KWTV

OU Students Produce Continuous Coverage of Norman Storms
KOTV
(TV Clip)

Wild storms, tornadoes slam Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas; New York City braces for snowfall: Updates
USA Today

Severe damage was reported in Norman, home to the University of Oklahoma, as winds and tornadoes swept through the area Sunday night.

Game changer: Tulsa-based company creates innovative period care product
Tulsa People

Her idea started to gain more traction in 2020, when she first connected with Belardo after she moved to Indianapolis. While in college at the University of Oklahoma, Belardo had created a period-focused club and traveled to India to research period stigma and first-time menstrual cup use.

Visit Bentonville Hires Alison Nation as VP of Marketing
Arkansas Business

Nation, a native of Oklahoma City, moved to northwest Arkansas in 2004. She holds a master's in fine arts from the University of Arkansas bachelor's in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma.

OU welcomes prospective engineers
Norman Transcript

OU welcomes prospective engineers
Yahoo News

OU Libraries Grant Incentivizes Use of Open Educational Resources
KWTV

OU architecture students use AI program to create Native American studies building design proposals
OU Daily

Council considers seating Ball early; committee appointments
Norman Transcript

According to Mach’s recommendations, the steering committee should include 10-13 members comprised of two city council members, two from the Planning Commission, and others who represent economic development, building and construction, human services, the University of Oklahoma, a young professional, an advocacy organization and a developer. 

Wellness Wednesday: What we are learning about long-term COVID-19
KOKH

Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health joins Fox 25's Dan Snyder on what we are continuing to learn about the long-term effects of COVID-19 and what impacts it could have.

Quake aid to Syria highlights complications of getting help to a place mired in war
NPR

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to Joshua Landis of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma about the physical and political hurdles for delivering earthquake relief to Syria.

Sadness rates in teens highest reported in last 10 years, OU Health says
KWTV

OU helps nurses take next step
Oklahoma Nursing Times

As COVID-19 deaths continue, so does vaccine push in Oklahoma
The Oklahoman

“The challenge is people are not getting vaccinated,” said Aaron Wendelboe, epidemiologist and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health.

‘A life-saving drug’: Oklahomans credit diabetes medicine for weight loss, second chance
KTUL

"It's the strongest diabetes drug ever invented, and the diabetes drug with no low blood sugar risk," said Dr. Jesse Richards, the director of medical obesity with OU-Tulsa's bariatric program.

Multidisciplinary Discussions Move the Needle Toward Innovative Prostate Cancer Care
ONC Live

Cookson is professor and chairman of urology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and chief of Urology at the Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City.

Seattle becomes the first city to ban caste discrimination
KNKX

“My understanding is that people are using Cisco, the Cisco case, as the kind of test case. And depending on how that case fares, people are sort of waiting in the wings to bring their own cases,” said Guha Krishnamurthi, a professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law who has written about the issue.

Regent Bank names Scrivner sales manager
Journal Record

Scrivner is a Tulsa native with an accounting degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has more than 30 years of accounting, finance, banking, insurance and sales experience, and she has held auditor, comptroller and corporate officer positions for a variety of businesses and organizations.

‘There’s only one Oklahoma’: OU launches new $2.75 million brand campaign
OU Daily

OU architecture department receives multimillion gift
Norman Transcript

Tornadoes and severe winds strike central US as another round of rain and snow is set to pummel the West and North
CNN

Students on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman were told to immediately take shelter Sunday evening as the area was under a tornado warning, which was later lifted.

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher: Trailblazer to OU Law
KFOR

Civil rights groups say Oklahoma stalling major education lawsuit
KTUL

The law covers both K-12 classrooms and public universities in the state. Michael Givel, a political science professor at the University of Oklahoma, is one of many educators involved in the lawsuit

Dr. Dale Bratzler named as Dean of OU’s Hudson College of Public Health
KFOR
(TV Clip)

OU names Dr. Dale Bratzler as dean of Hudson College of Public Health
OU Daily

Food for the Soul: OU celebrates Black History Month
Norman Transcript

Therapy Thursday: Being Mindful of Mental Health
KOTV

This Therapy Thursday we are talking about overwhelming feelings of sadness and monitoring your mental health Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your viewer questions.

Oklahoma Republican lawmakers call for moratorium on capital punishment as state picks up pace of executions
Yahoo

“I think that when a state rushes to execute a large number of people, what it’s doing is something very different than pursuing truth,” Tracy Hresko Pearl, a professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, told Yahoo News in August. “It’s pursuing punishment above all else. And I think that should be incredibly disturbing for all Americans.” 

OU psychiatry chief encouraging communication, intervention in light of tragedy
KOKH

Dr. Cookson highlights results of PROpel trial from mCRPC
Urology Times

Cookson is a professor and chair of urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

What’s causing the oil sheen in East Palestine streams?
WKBN

“The rainbow sheen that you see on those news clips, that’s totally typical of oil in the stream,” said Dr. Robert Knox, presidential professor and director of the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma.   

‘40K students by 2030’: Governor issues challenge as OU, OSU attempt to kick-start growth
Tulsa World

Research from OU finds investments in rural water infrastructure improve economic outcomes after 8 years
KGOU

University of Oklahoma research finds rural water investments improve economic outcomes
High Plains Public Radio

Oklahoma experts react after CDC report shows decline in mental health, well-being in teens
KOCO

"It is absolutely horrible," said Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, chief of psychiatry at OU Health. Ostermeyer reacted to the new study on U.S. teens. It shows our youth are experiencing record-high levels of violence, sadness and suicide risk in recent years. 

Strange Bedfellows Among Corporate Brands: Academic Minute
Inside Higher Ed

Today on the Academic Minute: Pankhuri Malhotra, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Oklahoma, explores brand alliances among seemingly unrelated corporate partners. 

Finding Brand Alliances Among Seemingly Unrelated Partners
Inside Higher Ed

What are those two doing together? In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Oklahoma’s Pankhuri Malhotra applies this question to brands. Pankhuri is an assistant professor of marketing at Oklahoma. 

Dr. Robert Breedlove returns to Escondido
Escondido Grapevine

He earned his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, in June, 1974. He has been on the College of Medicine Admissions Board since 2000, an activity he enjoys a great deal in helping select Oklahoma’s future doctors. 

OU reports highest-ever expenditures for research
Journal Record

Stitt, Oklahoma lawmakers seek solution to state workforce problem
KOCO

"Laid out a challenge to the University of Oklahoma, to Oklahoma State, we've got to grow, and I want to see them at 40,000 students by 2030. We need to meet the needs and the growth we have coming, we're seeing on the horizon for Oklahomans," said Gov. Kevin Stitt.

Multiple agencies announce effort to save lives of trauma patients in Oklahoma City
KFOR

Multiple agencies including the blood institute, Oklahoma City Fire Department, OU Health, the Oklahoma Medical Control Board and EMSA have partnered to stock EMS vehicles with whole blood to administer to trauma patients in the field. Experts like surgeon Dr. Amanda Celii with OU Health said it’s critical because it has red blood cells, platelets, and plasma.

OU Libraries, College of Architecture to receive donation to fund preservation projects
OU Daily

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

NextGen Bar Exam: What to Know
U.S. News

Jon J. Lee, an associate professor of law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and another volunteer for the development of NextGen content, says the changes will free up time for law schools to focus on skills courses because "currently there is a lot of doctrine that students must know for the bar exam."

Norman City Council gets new look after recent election
KOCO

"I think it’s fair to say Norman is kind of purple," said Michael Crespin, director of the Carl Albert Center and professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma.

Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind classes coming to area
Muskogee Phoenix

The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Section of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and is supported in part by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

OU Helmerich School of Drama presents ‘Burn This’
OU Daily

Oklahoma updates stalking statute as campus cases increase; OUPD, OU staff emphasize resources
OU Daily

Links between social media, vaping focus of Oklahoma researcher
Journal Record

Vogel was recruited from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and began work in August 2022 at the HPRC, a part of the NCI-Designated Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Announcing the Winner of the 2023 Dr. Brian Blick Scholarship for Medical Students
AP News

Brian Blick, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist in Elk City, Oklahoma. Brian, born and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma, attended the University of Oklahoma and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2004.

Norton Rose Fulbright reelects Jeff Cody as US Managing Partner
AP News

Based in Dallas, Cody earned his JD from the University of Houston Law Center and his BA from the University of Oklahoma.

OU names new director of Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, pending Board of Regents’ approval
OU Daily

OU Health Sciences Center holds Bridges to Access conference on health care in justice system
OU Daily

OU receives a donation for scholarships to help students in Carter, Haskell County
KOKI
(TV Clip)

OU Partnership to Grow Nursing Workforce
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Group claims only 3 of 36 Oklahoma hospitals are complying with price transparency law
KFOR

Fisher’s group claims OU Health, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Wagoner Community Hospital are in compliance.

OU men’s gymnastics teams up with Cleveland Elementary School
Norman Transcript

Self-storage is booming in OKC as an alternative real estate investment. Here’s why
Oklahoman

"Oklahoma trades at a much lower price per rentable square foot compared to much bigger MSAs," said Sheehy, a Houston native who went to work with NAI Sullivan in 2020 after graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in finance.

Big 12 Conference announces OU, Texas will leave for SEC after 2023-24 year
MSN

OU, Texas to leave Big 12 for SEC in 2024
Journal Record

$5.6M grant aimed at battering Oklahoma’s most rural schools
KTUL

“Counselors support academic needs they support career readiness," said Brittany Hott, Associate Director for OU Institute for Community and Society Transformation.

US exempts Syrian earthquake aid from sanctions
Al Jazeera

“It’s time to put politics aside,” Joshua Landis, director of the Centre for Middle East Politics at the University of Oklahoma, told Al Jazeera.

The Education Exchange: “Virtual” Charter Schools Disappoint Compared to Brick-and-Mortar, an Oklahoma Study Finds
Education Next

An assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, Daniel Hamlin, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Hamlin’s latest research, which presents new evidence on virtual schooling in the state of Oklahoma. 

To Broadway and back, OKC native plays Judas in anniversary tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
The Oklahoman

Ellis had his heart set on attending the University of Oklahoma and earned his bachelor’s in music education in 2014.

Vision Bank announces promotions
The Ada News

Additionally, Cook received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has been with Vision Bank since November of 2016. 

OU announces partnership to increase nursing workforce
Norman Transcript

OU partners with hospitals to combat nursing shortage
KWTV

OU College of Nursing partnership to address worker shortage
KFOR

OU Nursing announces nursing partnership to address shortage
KOKH

OU Nursing announce partnership to address shortage
KTUL
(TV Clip)

OU announces partnership to increase nursing workforce
Stillwater News Press

OU, other universities partner to address nursing shortage through guaranteed admissions program
OU Daily

OU Health to offer free, on-campus HIV testing
OU Daily

University College hosts This I Believe: OU 2023 essay reading series
OU Daily

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

Program to help pregnant, parenting women at risk of substance abuse launches in Tulsa
KJRH

Dr. Erin Maher, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma, said the program works with mothers who struggle with substances during pregnancy, helping them get connected to resources they need to support their recovery every step of the way.

Analysis: Earthquake in Syria offers leverage to isolated Assad
Reuters

Joshua Landis, head of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, said Damascus was trying to leverage aid "to legitimise the regime"

OU College of Dentistry to Provide Free Care for Kids
Journal Record

Pride of Oklahoma Performs at Burial of Marching Band Trailblazer
KWTV

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt proposes $130M school voucher program. Will rural opposition sink it again?
The Oklahoman

The governor challenged the state’s largest colleges, the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, to “deliver a quality education to 40,000 students by 2030.”

Will TikTok Be Banned From The U.S.? Here’s Where It Stands.
Forbes

Schools who’ve banned TikTok on campus devices and networks include the University of TexasUniversity of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, the University of Central Oklahoma, Boise State UniversityAuburn University, Arkansas State University, University of Georgia, Idaho State University, Iowa Public Universities, Morgan State University, Montana University System, Northeastern State University, and South Dakota University System.

Stitt agenda includes vouchers, support for private schools
Norman Transcript

Universities and higher education also must partner with companies to train the workforce of tomorrow, Stitt said. He challenged the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University to grow and deliver a quality education to 40,000 students by 2030. 

Stitt sticks to tax cuts, school choice funding in 5th State of the State
Non Doc

While also saying Oklahoma needs more skilled laborers and truck drivers, Stitt called for efforts to expand the state’s workforce pools, and he asked the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University to make significant enrollment expansions by 2030.

OU meteorologists honored for National Weatherperson’s Day
KOKH
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OU and other organizations honored for National Weatherperson’s Day
KOCO
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‘We’ve got to do something’: University of Oklahoma researchers aim to get more counselors, behavior analysts, social workers in rural schools
State Impact NPR

Former Sooners set to play on NFL’s biggest state when Super Bowl LVII kicks off
KOCO

OU College of Medicine research leads to breakthrough in glioblastoma treatment
KOCO

OU College of Medicine Research leads to breakthrough in glioblastoma treatment
MSN

OU to announce new partnership to address nurse shortage
KOKH
(TV Clip)

OU researchers aim to get more counselors, behavior analysts, social workers in rural schools
KGOU

OU researchers aim to get more counselors, behavior analysts, social workers in rural schools
KOSU

OC-ALC donates advanced light microscope to OU under education agreement
Eglin Air Force Base

32nd Annual Arts! Arts! Arts! Gala to celebrate the OU fine arts students and alumni
Norman Transcript

OU Institute for Quality Communities proposes revival of red phone booths around campus
OU Daily

League of Women Voters forum to focus on SQ820
Journal Record

Panelists for the forum, scheduled for 7-8 p.m. Feb. 7 on the campus of the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, will include Bruce Dart, executive director of the Tulsa Health Department; Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler; Oklahoma Policy Institute Criminal Justice Policy Analyst Damion Shade; and Yes on 820 Campaign Director Michelle Tilley. Moderator will be Wayne Greene.

Iran-Syria Friction on Economic Issues Appears to Strain Ties
VOA News

Joshua Landis, who heads the Middle East studies program at the University of Oklahoma, tells VOA that many Syrians, including some in the military, are not pleased about Iran's behavior inside their country, and many are worried about those attacks destroying morale in President Bashar al-Assad's forces

OU resume normal operations today
KOCO
(TV Clip)

University of Oklahoma revises policy banning TikTok
KOCO

Multi-million-dollar grant tries to fix shortage of mental health professionals in rural Oklahoma
MSN

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are leading this effort. They want to train 64 behavior analysts, counselors and social workers who will work with and inside schools in rural parts of the state.

OU is offering free admission to Bedlam game to fans who brave the weather
The Oklahoman

New member joins Board of Directors at Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri
KTTN

Railsback is a 1990 graduate of the Economic Development Institute from the University of Oklahoma.

COLUMN: A behind-the-scenes person who gets things done
Norman Transcript

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma and OU Law, the 929 Strategies founder has a servant’s heart, and she has the resume to prove it. 

OU-Norman campus to remain closed Wednesday, continue virtual instruction
OU Daily

OKC researchers help to advance brain cancer treatment
Journal Record

But a study conducted in part by researchers in the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center offers some new hope.

Strong Towns survey goes live; feedback to help guide Norman’s future
Norman Transcript

In addition to the committees, city partners including the University of Oklahoma, Norman Public Schools, Moore Norman Technology Center, Hitachi, the chamber of commerce, Norman Economic Development Coalition “and more” are included in these discussions, Heikkila said.

Oklahoma’s 2023 Big 12 Football Schedule Released
KFOR

Dr. Diane Horm with OU Tulsa Discusses New Study on Early Childhood Education
KOTV

Study unveils a large tunable drag response between a normal conductor and a superconductor
Phys.Org

Dr. Hong-Yi Xie, a theoretical physicist at the Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences who recently moved to the University of Oklahoma, used modern quantum many-body theory to explain the team's observations.

OU biomedical engineer receives $2 million to examine movement impartments in stroke patients
News Medical

University of Oklahoma biomedical engineer Yuan Yang, Ph.D., has received nearly $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association to examine the impact of strokes and the movement impairments stroke patients suffer.

AI Predicts Warming Will Surpass 1.5 C in a Decade
World News Era

The study is “definitely new and innovative,” according to Amy McGovern, a scientist at the University of Oklahoma and head of the National Science Foundation’s AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography.

Jake Basden Named President of Sandbox Entertainment
Billboard

Basden, a University of Oklahoma graduate, joined Big Machine from the New York offices of public relations firm Edelman, where he served as a director in their sports and entertainment division.

Director named for new polytechnic school at OU-Tulsa
Tulsa World

OU announces inaugural director of Polytechnic Institute, pending Board of Regents’ approval
OU Daily

Oklahoma City schools closings announced for Tuesday as weather worsens
The Oklahoman

The University of Oklahoma announced its Norman campus would transition to online and encourage remote work through Tuesday.  

OU students learn broadcast journalism skills at KGOU
Skiatook Journal

Skiatook, Sperry students named to University of Oklahoma honor rolls
Skiatook Journal

OU announces fall honor rolls
Tahlequah Daily Press

Dr. Jabraan Pasha brings healthcare to Greenwood with Juno
The Black Wall Street Times

Dr. Pasha has been at the University of Oklahoma’s School of Community Medicine for over nine years. There, he focused on the healthcare student pipeline programs, including Club SCRUBS, and MASH Camp.

Experts predicting slicker streets than last week’s snap
Norman Transcript

Max Unger, a meteorologist with the National Weather Center on the University of Oklahoma campus, said the storm that moved in early Monday will bring less precipitation than last week’s winter blast, but will be more hazardous to drivers.

9,200 students named to OU fall honor roll
Norman Transcript

Dozens of Owasso, Collinsville students named to University of Oklahoma honor rolls
Tulsa World

OU-Tulsa hosts Asian culture event
KOKI

Guest column: Why my mentors were vital in learning life’s important lessons
The Oklahoman

Once I arrived at the University of Oklahoma, I was blessed to have a number of individuals guide me, perhaps none more than “DC” Don Bradley, Karen Renfroe and Dr. Ruth Okediji. 

CSAW Book Award winner to speak Jan. 30 at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Amaillo Globe News

Dr. Lucas Bessire, professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, was named in September as the 2022 winner of CSAW’s Bonney MacDonald Outstanding Western Book Award for “Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains,” a National Book Award finalist. Bessire will speak at 6 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Hazlewood Room in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum on WT’s campus in Canyon.

Friends shouldn’t let broken antique vase come between them
The Oklahoman

Yvette Walker, Assistant Dean and media ethics instructor at Gaylord College, University of Oklahoma: There is nothing worse than causing a friend pain. Breaking an expensive vase can fall into that category, but if the friend forgives you, why not forgive yourself?

Far-right project that pushed election lies expands mission as Trump ramps up 2024 campaign
The Guardian

“The religious nature of these events is a pretext for a rally by people who are united by feeling victimized and outraged,” said Samuel Perry, a sociologist at the University of Oklahoma.

Brain cancer patients may benefit from treatment to boost white blood cells
Tech Explorist

Senior corresponding author Dinesh Thotala, Ph.D., who conducted this work at Washington University and is now with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, said, “We wanted to find out if we could block these myeloid-derived suppressor cells using an inhibitor to improve treatment response to radiation. We tested two inhibitors separately with radiation and found a significant improvement in survival in multiple mouse models of this cancer.” 

Conner & Winters Elects First-Ever Managing Partner, New Board of Directors
The Charlotte Gazette

Mr. Redwine earned his law degree from The University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he graduated with highest honors in 1984.

Blind piano player uplifts others through music
The Shelby Star

He earned his bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College in Minnesota and got his master’s degree from the University of Arkansas and got 95% through a doctoral degree from the University of Oklahoma. 

University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir to perform at McPherson College
Salina Post

‘Are we doing everything to protect everyone?’ Mid-Del Schools talks new safety guidelines
KOKH

The district also researched the kind of items universities like the University of Central Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma don't allow at their sporting events.

Public Colleges in Oklahoma Must Account for ‘Every Dollar’ Spent on Diversity Over the Past 10 Years
Chronicle of Higher Education

The diversity-education law made optional a previously mandatory orientation session for new students at the University of Oklahoma, and also altered a planned diversity course that student activists had called for in 2020.

Therapy Thoughts: Deciding to Switch Careers & Encouraging Friends in a Tough Time
KOTV

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 to answer your questions. Today we are talking about everything from providing encouragement to friends to having the confidence to switch careers.

Across the age spectrum: Medical specialists on caring for the youngest and oldest of patients
Tulsa People

“When I got to medical school, pediatrics was my favorite rotation, so I went into it for my residency training,” says Bielefeld, assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric cardiologist at University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. “Cardiology patients were my favorite patient population, so I went into an additional three years of training to be a pediatric cardiologist.”

Flexible Homeschooling Enters the Mainstream
Reason

"The U.S. Department of Education bases its estimate on a questionnaire that it mails to a nationally representative sample of parents every few years. However, better than a third of those surveyed in 2019 did not return the questionnaire, which introduces the possibility of undercounting if home-schooling parents returned the questionnaire at lower rates than other parents," the University of Oklahoma's Daniel Hamlin and Harvard University's Paul E. Peterson pointed out in a recent issue of Education Next.

Auburn School of Aviation Joins Southwest Recruitment Program
Flying

The name of Southwest’s program, established in 2019, is a reference to the southwest heading on a compass. Other member aviation schools include the University of Oklahoma, University of Nebraska Omaha, Texas Southern University, and Arizona State University.

OU Daily’s Mason Young places in Hearst Awards for explanatory reporting
OU Daily

Whatever Happened to Toilet Plumes?
The Atlantic

These bioaerosols may remain viable in the air for extended periods and travel with air currents,” scientists at the CDC and the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health wrote in a 2013 review paper titled “Lifting the Lid on Toilet Plume Aerosol.” In other words, when you flush a toilet, an unsettling amount of the contents go up rather than down.

Wellness Wednesday: Flu and COVID both on the rise in Oklahoma
KOKH

Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health joins Fox 25's Wendy Suares to discuss the latest on flu and COVID and the newest research on vaccines and how they affect the COVID variants from spreading around right now.

Why “Woke” Is A Convenient Republican Dog Whistle
Time

Article cowritten by Samuel Perry who is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma.

Prospects and pitfalls of a Turkish withdrawal from northern Syria
The New Arab

Ankara and Damascus "will try to begin with step-by-step diplomacy to test the waters and each other's ability and willingness to deliver," Professor Joshua Landis, director of the Centre of Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies at the University of Oklahoma, predicts.

What could happen if tribe takes over Shawnee Indian Mission?
Shawnee Mission Post

For an outside opinion, the Post reached out to Gary Pitchlynn, an adjunct law professor at the University of Oklahoma, who is an expert on tribal sovereignty and tribal gaming law and regulation.

Rural America grew in the pandemic’s early days. But mostly recreational counties saw gains
KCUR

“The big story in a lot of the farming places is that young people born and raised in the U.S. don't want to work on farms,” said Tom Mueller, a rural sociologist and demographer at the University of Oklahoma.

Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
U.S. News & World Report

OU Ranked 16th in the Nation

OU Medical Humanities Scholars program emphasizes interdisciplinary approach to premedical education
OU Daily

OU Student Veterans Association to move to new Union location
OU Daily

Snow Accumulates on University of Oklahoma Campus
KWTV

Dr. Cookson on 2023 ACS prostate cancer data
Urology Times

In this video, Urology Times® Co–Editor in Chief Michael S. Cookson, MD, MMHC, discusses data from the Cancer Statistics, 2023 report from the American Cancer Society. Cookson is professor and chair of urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.

Regents cut service fees for grad students, raise some aviation course fees
Yahoo!

Regents cut service fees for grad students, raise some aviation course fees
Norman Transcript

OU Board of Regents move forward on academic fee and degree program changes
KOKI

OU Board of Regents approves $5.1 million budget to demolish Adam Tower, Stubbeman Village
OU Daily

OU students react to TikTok ban, university to review policy following Gov. Stitt’s clarification
OU Daily

OU students planning to celebrate the Lunar New Year
Norman Transcript

Long joins The Kids Clinic as pediatric, family provider
The Ada News

Long earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the University of Oklahoma and her master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Ward 1 council candidate wants to bring back business, safety and housing
Norman Transcript

Crime prevention is a subject inline with Ball’s education. He obtained a Bachelor of Sociology and Criminology from the University of Oklahoma in 2006. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps and Oklahoma Army National Guard before he was injured in 2012. 

University of Texas Has Blocked TikTok – Does It Address Security Threats or Inhibit the Educational Experience?
Forbes

"Other colleges, including the University of Oklahoma and Auburn University in Alabama, have banned the app, and Abbott's order followed a similar move by 15 other state governors, including South Dakota's Kristi Noem," explained technology industry analyst Charles King of Pund-IT.  

With ‘crazy infectious’ new COVID strain, doctors warn at-risk patients to get tested, seek treatment
Tulsa World

“The majority of patients who get infected with COVID and the flu survive regardless of what you do. … But some of these patients, particularly the elderly, die from these diseases,” OU’s Chief COVID Officer Dr. Dale Bratzler said this week. “About 90% of all COVID deaths now happen in people who are 65 years of age and older.” 

Video: University of Oklahoma geologist speaks on radioactive material found in BA
KOKI

Therapy Thoughts: Setting Boundaries & Building Trust
KWTV

From setting boundaries to avoid being taken advantage of, to learning how to trust again after being betrayed, we have a lot to discuss. Doctor Brenda Lloyd-Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 with her expert advice to answer your questions 

OU professors address rise in AI chatbot use, consider approaches to academic integrity concerns
OU Daily

OU wins award for international enrollment
Norman Transcript

OU wins ninth Davis Cup for high enrollment of United World College international freshmen
OU Daily

OU reaffirms commitment to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action in annual statement
OU Daily

OU Board of Regents agenda features freshman housing funds, OU Foundation gifts
OU Daily

Oklahoma Universities partner for virtual health commercialization program
KOKI

Oklahoma State University, the University of Tulsa and the University of Oklahoma are in works developing virtual health technologies to help fill gaps in health care delivery with Tulsa Innovation Labs.

Tulsa Innovation Labs unites Oklahoma universities through new virtual health commercialization program
Associated Press

Universities join partnership to commercialize health technologies
Journal Record

Members of Pride of Oklahoma give a special performance
KOKI
(TV Clip) 

OU announces date for football team’s spring game
KOCO

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

New Oklahoma Department of Human Services director names her replacement at Child Welfare
Tulsa World

Shropshire is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She received her doctor of medicine degree from OU in 1997 and completed her residence in pediatrics in 2000. She earned a master’s degree in health care administration from OU in 2008. 

Preparations Underway in Tulsa Ahead of Sunday’s Lunar New Year Celebrations
KWTV

At OU-Tulsa, the East Asia Institute is also hosting its Lunar New Year celebration after a pandemic break. 

Health care leaders address financial issues hospitals are facing, leading to job cuts
KOKH

"Supply costs have gone up, personnel costs have gone up, and revenue, you just can't change it. It's negotiated, it's flat rate," Dr. Dale Bratzler at OU Health said. 

Price College of Business program connects students with real-world business experiences
OU Daily

Group of Oklahoma doctors warn against dangerous COVID treatment
KOKI

“I have turned around and told members of my own staff to tell their loved ones who have been prescribed steroids and antibiotics for COVID to refuse that treatment,” OU Health Chief COVID Officer Dr. Dale Bratzler. 

COVID Update by Healthier Oklahoma Coalition
KWTV
(TV Clip)

Healthier Oklahoma Coalition provides COVID care tips
KOTV
(TV Clip)

OK Top Doctors Caution Against Steroid Use for COVID-19
KFOR
(TV Clip)

Family of Tulsa County District Attorney speaks on mental health impacts
KTUL

Julie Miller-Cribbs is the director of the University of Oklahoma's Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work. "We need workforce initiatives," she said when asked about solutions. "We need more people going to school and majoring in degrees that lead to a career in mental health. We need facilities, particularly in areas where there are shortages, like rural areas in Oklahoma."

Navigating Legal Complexities in Psychiatric Practice
Psychiatric Times

Article written by Dr. Britta Ostermeyer who is professor and chairman, the Paul and Ruth Jonas Chair in Mental Health, and chief of psychiatry for OU Health at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City.

OSU and OU prepare for Bedlam
KOKI

Oklahoma girl finally home after spending much of her life in a hospital
KOCO

Now, little Ellie is finally home with the help of a program at Oklahoma Children's Hospital - OU Health. 

Optical Imaging Technology May Help Evaluate Transplant Viability of Donor Kidneys
Medical Dialogues

A team of researchers from the University of Oklahoma and the OU Health Sciences Center, with assistance from LifeShare of Oklahoma, as well as researchers and clinicians from University of… 

Dance for Parkinson’s classes will start next week
Norman Transcript

The University of Oklahoma is collaborating with The Well to put on a dance class for people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their family members and caregivers and any senior who is interested in moving their body.

China reports 60,000 COVID-related deaths, says peak passed
ABC News

Whether China truly has passed a COVID-19 peak is hard to assess, said Dr. Dale Bratzler, chief COVID officer at the University of Oklahoma and head of quality control at the university’s hospital.

Dr. Braztler to speak with Healthier Oklahoma Coalition today
KOKH
(TV Clip)

Two other doctors, a nurse practitioner who now works in the Tri-cities area
Delecious Food

Wallace received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and his medical degree from Texas Southwestern University. 

OU adopts Chicago Statement on free speech
Norman Transcript

OU adopts Chicago Statement on free speech
Yahoo

OU Complete Integration with Organizational Redesign
KFOR

2022 was fifth or sixth warmest on record as Earth heats up
Associated Press

In a human body an extra 2 degrees Fahrenheit is considered a fever, but University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Renee McPherson, who wasn’t part of any of the study teams, said the global warmth is actually worse than the equivalent of a planetary fever because fevers can be treated to go down quickly.

The World Experienced its Fifth Hottest Year Ever Recorded in 2022, NASA Confirms
Time Magazine

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones
KOTV
(TV Clip)

New exhibit opens at UCC’s Art Gallery
The News Review

Art from Jason Cytacki, a University of Oklahoma associate professor, is on display in Umpqua Community College’s Art Gallery. 

Youngest Member of Oklahoma Legislature Representing South OKC
KWTV

A recent graduate from the University of Oklahoma, Alonso had his sights set on an engineering job in Austin when the opportunity to run for a house seat came knocking.

New wide receivers coach Emmett Jones says OU tradition, working with Venables “was too hard to turn down”
Tulsa World

Administrators report on first semester of school district flight school
Yahoo

"Through partnering with the University of Oklahoma, community members, Moore/Norman Tech Center, and Aviation Industry, we have started the Oklahoma Aviation Academy at Norman Public Schools," she said. 

Tai Chi for Better Balance classes coming to Wagoner
Muskogee Phoenix

Instructors provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Section of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. OHAI serves all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age or disability. 

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

Stitt names four new state school board members, removes only educator
Non Doc

Hill lives in Edmond, where she homeschooled her five kids. She holds a bachelor of science degree in political science from Oklahoma City University and a law degree from the University of Oklahoma. 

Recovery Revs Up on Campus
Campus Rec Magazine

Marcus Wilson, the CEO of CryoBuilt, said more schools are embracing cryotherapy for their athlete’s recovery routines. For example, he noted the latest colleges partnering with CryoBuilt include the University of Oklahoma, the University of Texas at Austin and Iowa State University. 

Oklahoma psychiatrist explains why children have become suspects in violent crimes
KOCO

It has been a headline in several states this past week, and many families are looking to address the problems surrounding it. KOCO 5 spoke with Dr. Britta Ostermeyer, the chief of psychiatry at OU Health, who explained why these things may happen and what can be done to help prevent them in the future. 

Death row inmate’s team files lawsuit against ODOC over claims of restricted religious rights
KOCO

"There are statutory and constitutional issues that this case raises," said Guha Krishnamurthi, associate professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Law. 

Biden’s Bolsonaro dilemma
The Week

Yes. "The Biden administration could immediately revoke his visa," Fabio de Sa e Silva, a lawyer and professor of Brazilian studies at the University of Oklahoma, told the Post. "There is no need for any formal procedure or formal request from the Brazilian government or any authority. It's entirely within the discretion of the U.S. administration."

Gov. Kevin Stitt appoints Dr. Deborah Shropshire as Director of DHS
KOKI

Shropshire is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

Sendero Announces New Managing Director Appointment: Amy Goad
Yahoo Finance

Amy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from The University of Oklahoma.

Philip Murrah announces four new directors
Journal Record

Clifton is a litigation attorney who represents individuals and both privately held and public companies in a range of civil litigation matters. Clifton has had success in both state and federal courts. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and practices in Oklahoma City.

Governor Stitt organizational changes in Administration announced
KFOR

Burdick graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and received his MS in Geology from the University of Oklahoma. 

Patterson Center holding weekly Tai Chi classes in partnership with the Lawton Public Library
KSWO

The Lawton Public Library partnered with the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, a statewide network through the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center designed for seniors and their loved ones, to hold weekly classes for six weeks.

U.S. would “treat seriously” requests to revoke Bolsonaro’s visa
The Washington Post

Fabio de Sa e Silva, a lawyer and professor of Brazilian studies at the University of Oklahoma, pushed back on the claim that the president ...

Brazil keeps protecting Indigenous land in the Amazon. It’s not stopping deforestation
Salon

"Brazil has made good progress in terms of how much protected areas have grown, but Indigenous territories and protected areas need more resources if we want them to maintain their capacity to strengthen forests," said Xiangming Xiao, a University of Oklahoma biology professor and the report's primary author.  

Dr. Paul Preslar Joins Staff at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center
The World Link

After graduating from Oklahoma State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994, he began his Family Medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma where he developed a passion for service to his community. He considers Family Medicine the perfect balance between God, Family and Profession. 

OU-Tulsa early childhood study shows Educare students retained advantage through early grades
Tulsa World

5 things to know about COVID variant XBB.1.5 and other strains circulating in Oklahoma
The Oklahoman

“People who've previously been infected with COVID, or who have received the vaccine, even the most recent bivalent booster, this particular subvariant doesn't seem to be as susceptible to the antibodies that you developed when you were either infected or got vaccinated,” said Dr. Dale Bratzler, the University of Oklahoma’s chief COVID officer. “So it's spreading quite rapidly.”

5 things to know about COVID variants circulating in Oklahoma
Tulsa World

The House speaker battle has roots in the Tea Party Movement
NPR

But what, if any, link is there between the two? And what might that tell us about how far-right politicians are shaping U.S. politics? To help us think this through, we've called Rachel Blum. She's a professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma and the author of "How The Tea Party Captured The GOP: Insurgent Factions In American Politics." Professor Blum, welcome to the program.

Tulsa Rep. Kevin Hern’s House Speaker nomination explained
KTUL

David Blatt, professor of public policy at the University of Oklahoma, said Hern’s reputation and resume wasn’t on Boebert’s mind. 

Check out renderings and other details surrounding Norman’s newly announced cancer center
The Oklahoman

OU Health, Norman Regional Partner to Bring Better Cancer Treatment
KWTV

OU Health, Norman Regional Partner to Bring Better Cancer Treatment
KOTV

OU tool helps international students succeed
Yahoo

OU tool helps international students succeed
Norman Transcript

Tiny houses planned for homeless Moore students
Journal Record

Based on enrollment data from K-12 public schools, a study by University of Oklahoma researchers and the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency concluded roughly 70,000 children in Oklahoma are homeless. 

Health officials warn about new COVID-19 variant
KWTV
(TV Clip)

Therapy Thursday with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones
KOTV
(TV Clip)

Appointment of new CEO of Reddy Ice LLC – Largest packaged ice provider in the United States
AP News

Mr. Warner holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma with additional Executive Management studies at Northwestern and Michigan State Universities. 

Partnership between OU Health, Norman Regional will extend reach of cancer care
KOCO

OU Health, Norman Regional planning to open cancer center
KFOR

Partnership between OU Health, Norman Regional will extend reach of cancer care
Norman Transcript

Partnership between OU Health, Norman Regional will extend reach of cancer care
Yahoo

Here’s a look at which colleges are blocking TikTok
Higher Ed Dive

A few Oklahoma public colleges, like University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, have moved to prohibit TikTok on campus devices and wireless networks after the state’s Republican governor, Kevin Stitt, on Dec. 8 took executive action against the app.

Wellness Wednesday: New COVID variant steadily increasing in Oklahoma
KOKH

The new variant, called XBB.1.5, currently makes up nearly 22% of new cases and is considered to be immune evasive, according to OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler.

Turnpike authority votes to continue expansion work amid threat of lawsuit
The Oklahoman

That included Cerato, a geotechnical engineer and professor at the University of Oklahoma's School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science. Gatz told Cerato in March that she would be given a chance to visit with engineers about potential environmental concerns tied to the new Norman-area turnpikes.  

Owasso’s Andrea Cinocca Lawson graduates from University of Oklahoma
Owasso Reporter

OU Flashback: Sooners win seventh national championship on this day 22 years ago
Tulsa World

Oklahoma is Prosecuting Pregnant Women for Using Medical Marijuana
The Black Chronicle

The threat of criminal prosecution in Oklahoma has made it harder to gain pregnant patients’ trust and to provide treatment, said Dr. Stephanie Pierce, who runs a clinic for pregnant women with substance-use disorders at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Instead of acting as a deterrent for drug use, she added, fear of arrest can keep women from seeking prenatal care.

Sliding Scales of Biological Sex Characteristics
Psychology Today

Article written by Ari Berkowitz, Ph.D., who is a Presidential Professor of Biology at the University of Oklahoma and author of Governing Behavior. 

According to nutritionists, this juice helps you lose weight easily if you drink it at night
Nation World News

In the above article, for example, it is commented that a recent study from the University of Oklahoma showed that people who drank tea lost almost a kilo more during the first month than those who did not control their diet. 

Column: Understand how biases cause misunderstanding of suicide
Tulsa World

Article written by Jonathan Kratz, who holds a master’s degree in social work and is a licensed clinical social worker, is a clinical assistant professor in the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. 

Turkiye, Russia and Syria to hold meeting of foreign ministers in latest attempts at detente
Arab News

Dr. Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, told Arab News that the foreign minister meeting would be “an important step on the road to restoring some normalcy to the region.”  

Jamaican First Black Female General in US Marine
The New York Carib News

Mahlock holds a master’s degree in adult and higher education from the University of Oklahoma at Norman, a master’s degree with distinction in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College, a master’s degree in strategic studies from the United States Army War College, and a master’s certificate in information operations from the Naval Postgraduate School. 

COLUMN: 2022 was better than you remember
Lawton Constitution

Lance Janda holds a PhD in History from the University of Oklahoma and has more than 30 years of experience in higher education. He is the author of “Stronger Than Custom: West Point and the Admission of Women”, among other works.

From ‘Slacker’ to ‘Dazed and Confused,’ Fort Smith filmmaker helped make 1990s indie hits
Times Record

Clark Walker was hunting in his grandparents' tree stand on their ranch near Foreman, Arkansas, where he was just waiting for a buck to walk by. Walker was 22 years old. He'd studied film and art at the University of Oklahoma, but he was back in Arkansas, finding his creative voice, he said.

2022

University of Oklahoma joins list of entities banning TikTok
Washington Times

Kirkpatrick Family Fund awards more than $7 million in grants
Ponca City News

“The OU College of Dentistry is proud to partner with the Kirkpatrick Family Fund to expand access to affordable dental care to the people of Oklahoma,” said Paul M. Mullasseril, D.D.S., M.S., dean of the OU College of Dentistry. “For oral health care to be effective, it needs to be accessible. Thank you to the Kirkpatrick family for this incredible gift.” 

Safety Tips for Avoiding Frostbite, Hypothermia
KWTV

The threat of freezing temps has raised concerns about the dangers of frostbite. News 9's Natalie Cruz spoke with medical experts at OU Health about how to stay safe and what to do in an emergency. 

OU College of Dentistry gets $1 million grant from Kirkpatrick Family Fund
Tulsa World

Kirkpatrick Family Fund awards $7 million in grants
Journal Record

Included in the disbursement is a $1 million endowment grant to establish the Dr. E.E. Kirkpatrick Dental Care Fund at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Dentistry to ensure the most vulnerable and underserved Oklahomans receive comprehensive dental care. 

University of Oklahoma bans TikTok after Gov. Stitt’s executive order cites ‘national security concerns’
Fox News

OU bans TikTok and updates policy on campus
KFOR

OU blocks TikTok on university-owned devices, network
OU Daily

OU Health Expert gives some preparation tips for traveling with kids
KWTV

Whether it's by car or by plane it's always important to plan ahead if you are traveling with a child. OU Health's Dr. Ryan Brown joined News 9 on Tuesday to help you with your travel preparations. 

Plan it, build it: These OU furniture design students had to be able to sit on their final exams
KFOR

Office Visit: Real solutions needed to address nurse shortage
Journal Record

Back in March, University of Oklahoma President Joe Harroz announced OU’s College of Nursing was planning to increase its next class by 50% in an attempt to address Oklahoma’s ongoing nursing shortage. OU’s expansion and multiple other innovative degree-path programs in play throughout the state all share the same challenge – solving workforce shortages. 

Oklahoma artists make mural from OU Children’s Hospital patient designs
KOKI

Photos: Oklahoma artists make mural from OU Children’s Hospital patient designs
KOKI

Bill Haisten: Equally and incredibly impactful at OU – Jim Mackenzie and Mike Leach
Tulsa World

‘We lost a great one’: OU community mourns death of former assistant Mike Leach
Norman Transcript

Oklahoma health expert gives safety tips for buying toys
KOCO

"We wouldn't want like a two-year-old with a Barbie, because there are a little Barbie shoes, and there's little hair barrettes and things like that," said OU Health Injury and Prevention Coordinator Laura Gamino. "They are easily swallowed and are choking hazards." 

OU-Tulsa collects teddy bears for Child Advocacy Center
KTUL

OU Health names first chief human resources officer
Becker’s Hospital Review

Oklahoma City-based OU Health has named Jimmy Duncan its first chief human resources officer.  

City Council meeting minutes reveal BA city leaders knew about toxic waste since 2017
KOKI

We spoke with Nicholas Hayman, director of Oklahoma Geological Survey at the University of Oklahoma (OU) about the potential, long-term impact of the radioactive chemicals He said people should not be overly concerned now.

Watch: New Laser Experiment Reveals How High Poop Particles May Blast After We Flush
Inverse

The recent experiment highlights just how far the particles may travel, hang around, and wreak illness. “Seeing is believing,” says Evan Floyd, an industrial hygienist and environmental health scientist at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center who wasn’t involved in the new study. 

Therapy Thoughts with Dr. Brenda Lloyd-Jones
KOTV
(TV Clip)

Small: An important first step at OU on free speech
Muskogee Politico

‘Disasters that define us’: Examining Northeast Oklahoma’s patchwork of flood protections
NPR

A research team led by Yang Hong from the University of Oklahoma modeled how increased temperatures from carbon emissions would affect rainfall and flooding. Higher temperatures lead to more water that’s stored in plants and soil ending up in the atmosphere.

Wellness Wednesday: Flu cases on the rise, how you can protect yourself from the virus
KOKH

Fox 25's Wendy Suares sits down with OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler to discuss the increase in flu cases in Oklahoma and how you can help protect yourself against the virus.

Watch: New laser experiment reveals how high poop particles may blast after we flush
MSN

Why it matters — The recent experiment highlights just how far the particles may travel, hang around, and wreak illness. “Seeing is believing,” says Evan Floyd, an industrial hygienist and environmental health scientist at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center who wasn’t involved in the new study.

More school board candidates emerge as filing period closes
Norman Transcript

Price, a public relations and outreach coordinator for the University of Oklahoma’s National Weather Center, served as president of the Wilson Elementary and Longfellow Middle School parent teacher associations.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center part of global trial leading to new drug to treat uveal melanoma
Daily Ardmoreite

Oklahoma’s training initiatives a game-changer for employers
Journal Record

The University of Oklahoma partnered with Norman Public Schools to create the academy in 2021, and the Oklahoma Legislature allocated $20 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to support the project. 

Oklahoma health leader talks holidays amid ‘tripledemic’
KFOR

“I think it’s just a matter of time before we see even more cases of influenza in Oklahoma,” said Dr. Dale Bratzler with OU Health.

Oklahoma’s Facebook Marketplace has it all, even human breast milk
KTUL

Ryan Brown, a pediatrician at Oklahoma Children's Hospital at OU Health, said. "So, you could get somebody that is being honest and forthright and ... 

Centerville hires notable exec as new development director
Dayton Business Journal

The Top 10 Higher Education Stories in 2022
Forbes

Several universities - like the University of Florida and the University of North Carolina - brought record-breaking capital campaigns to their close, while other schools - such as the University of Oklahoma, the University of Texas, the University of Nebraska, and Oregons State University - ramped up new fund-raising initiatives with goals of $1 billion or more. 

The OU Regents Took An Important First Step. Here’s What To Do Next
OCPA

PHOTOS: OU Student Government Association inaugurates 2023 president, vice president
OU Daily

Dunkin presents $30K grant to Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health
KFOR

After the Biden-Xi Meeting: Righting China-US Relations
The Diplomat

According to Professor Paul Bell, dean emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, the Chinese and Americans approach many issues from opposite perspectives, making mutual understanding difficult.

Expert Discusses Considerations for Inpatient Use of Diabetes Technology
Pharmacy Times

In an interview with Pharmacy Times, Michelle Condren, PharmD, AE-C, BCPPS, CDCES, FPPA, Professor and Vice Chair for Research at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, discussed pharmacists' roles in inpatient diabetes management.  

Experts: Idea that suicides spike in December is a myth
KOKI

FOX23 talked to Jonathan Kratz, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma, about the myth. Kratz said it’s actually the opposite. 

Political orientation – not party – predicts political tolerance
Mirage News

“Democrats who are ideologically conservative are very unique in their levels of intolerance toward marginalized groups in the United States,” said Garneau, a Nebraska alumnus and assistant professor of sociology at the University of Oklahoma. 

Longtime newsman talks newspaper troubles
Non Doc

I heard these bleak figures during a Dec. 2 talk on “the future of local, state and national newspapers” by University of Oklahoma professor and veteran journalist Andy Rieger. 

OU Career Center Launches Online Platform
Norman Transcript

Adams Tower to be demolished on OU campus
KFOR

OU Students from out of state tour News 9 studio
KWTV

Holiday Lights tradition brings OU students together
Yahoo!

OKC Thunder helps diverse artists score opportunity with Fresh Paint: OKC NYE Mural Project
The Oklahoman

The self-taught artist, who is one of several Oklahoma-based Black artists who will be featured in a 2023 show at the University of Oklahoma, said the chance to create his first mural prompted him to apply for Fresh Paint.

Oklahoma’s flu numbers are rising while RSV cases may be slowing
The Oklahoman

Young children are most at risk for RSV, and they’re also the age group with the largest number of doctor’s office visits for flu in Oklahoma, said Aaron Wendelboe, an epidemiologist and associate professor with the OU College of Public Health. 

Oklahomans among Peace Corps volunteers returning to service
Journal Record

Both Harding and Cox are graduates of the University of Oklahoma with master’s degrees in education and public administration, respectively.

Holiday lights tradition brings OU students together
Norman Transcript

OU Close to Developing New Football Facility
KOTV

The debate over permanent daylight saving time continues in Oklahoma
KFOR

Doctor Joanne Skaggs, from OU Health, said there is a problem with switching clocks twice a year. 

Therapy Thoughts: Avoiding Holiday Stress
KOTV

A new poll finds nearly a third of adults in the US are anticipating holiday stress. For many, the main stressor is money with families worried about how to afford food and gifts. Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 with her advice on how to ease anxiety around the holidays. 

Actor and OU sweetheart say pandemic and Indian Welfare Act brought the ‘miraculous’
KRMG

OU Board of Regents to discuss potential expansion for growing aviation program
KOCO

OU Board of Regents to discuss funding approval for football facility upgrades
KOCO

OU Regents approve dormitory demolition; new athletic facility
Norman Transcript

OU Notebook: Board of Regents approves architect selection for new football operations facility
Tulsa World

OU Board of Regents considering new ‘Football Operations Facilities’ for Sooner athletes
KTUL

OU Board of Regents to decide on moving forward with football team facility improvements
KOCO

OU Board of Regents Meeting Approvals
KWTV
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Upgrades discussed at OU
KOKI
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OU kicking off the Annual Holiday Light Ceremony
KOCO

DeepPower partners with OU on noel geothermal drilling tech
Think Geoenergy

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

Having More Sex Partners Does Affect Your Marriage Chances, New Study Finds
Best Life

Wolfinger and his co-author Samuel L. Perry, PhD, an associate professor of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma, said that the one dataset provided a limited insight into the topic. 

Researchers in Nebraska Seek Lost Native American Boarding School Graves
KWTV

This “forced incarceration” of children at a school hundreds an even thousands of miles away from their homes had a two-fold goal of crushing Native American cultures and aiding in the stealing of Native land, said Farina King, an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma who focuses on Native American studies. 

Cornell names its first female athletics director
WHCU Radio

The university announced Nicki Moore will start the job in January. Moore has nearly two decades of experience in athletics administration roles at the University of North Carolina, the University of Oklahoma, and Colgate. 

OU Board of Regents to consider Chicago Statement, aircraft fleet expansion, 1st-year housing funds
OU Daily

Oklahomans have trouble finding medications for flu, other respiratory infections
KOCO

"Both amoxicillin and Tamiflu right now are on a national shortage," said Jigar Thakkar, chief pharmacy officer at OU Health.

Respiratory ailments on the rise statewide
Journal Record

Numbers are again rising for COVID and influenza cases, though totals remain in the hundreds – not the thousands and tens of thousands seen during the worst months of the pandemic, said David Kendrick, founder and CEO of MyHealth Access Network and department chair of Medical Informatics at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine.

Doctors: Parainfluenza on rise, no vaccines or treatment available
KFOR

How to identify and overcome workplace burnout
KJRH

Dr. Seulki Rachel Jang, an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, tells us there are three dimensions to pay attention to…

Navigating cancer care: Stephenson Cancer Center leads the way
OK Nursing Times

OU College of Medicine Researcher Serves as President of American Pancreatic Association
OK Nursing Times

Pride of Oklahoma members launch mentor program with Kennedy Elementary
OU Daily

Science & Arts offers collaborative nursing degree with University of Oklahoma
Chickasha News

RSV cases in Oklahoma above average for this time of year and are on the rise
KOKH

"We know in previous years that masks were worn in a lot of our schools and most school districts are not masking at this point, and even in our general public masks are not as commonly worn, so that allows for respiratory viruses to spread easily," said OU Children's Hospital Pediatrician, Dr. Stephanie DeLeon.

Tulsa nonprofit raising money to send wheelchairs to people across the globe
KWTV

"Now he's in a wheelchair, pushing himself happy as can be, and now he has more opportunities, more social interactions, being able to be upright and able to move independently,” Tsotsoros said.

8 Ways to Build Positive Rapport with Professors
US News

Part of being a good student is following basic directions, completing work on time and showing respect to professors and classmates. That means being willing to take responsibility for personal actions instead of blaming others, says Melanie Wilderman, associate professor of journalism at the University of Oklahoma.

Study using DNA analysis of sacrificial spider monkey suggests Mesoamerican diplomacy
Science Mag

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research led the genetic analysis of the spider monkey’s skeleton. The OU team includes study co-authors Courtney Hofman, Ph.D., President’s Associates Presidential Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences, with graduate student Robin Singleton and laboratory technician Karissa Hughes. 

Confiding couple puts friends in a hard place after separating, reconciling
The Oklahoman

Yvette Walker, assistant dean and ethics lecturer at Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Oklahoma: Surviving a friend’s divorce is possibly one of the most difficult stages in a friendship. Because both confided in you, that shows that they think deeply of your friendship. 

Researchers seek lost boarding school graves
The Sentinel

This “forced incarceration” of children at a school hundreds or even thousands of miles away from their homes had a two-fold goal of crushing Native American cultures and aiding in the stealing of Native land, said Farina King, an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma who focuses on Native American studies. 

Science & Arts offers OU nursing degree
Norman Transcript

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma recently entered into a partnership with the University of Oklahoma’s Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing to offer a collaborative degree program that will help address Oklahoma’s critical need in the field, as well as providing future nurses with access to Science & Arts’ innovative interdisciplinary curriculum and affordability.

Oklahoma achievers: OU Cancer Center doctor awarded; Meals on Wheels; 2022 Vision Awards
The Oklahoman

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center gynecologic oncologist Dr. Christina Washington has been selected for the Robert A. Winn Career Development Award and will join the second cohort of the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program.

Oklahoman takes leadership role at American Pancreatic Association
Journal Record

A research scientist at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center has been named to lead the American Pancreatic Association.

Tulsa professor weighs in on talking politics at dinner table
KRMG

FOX23 spoke with Dr. Meg Myers Morgan, an associate professor in the political science department at OU-Tulsa, about what you should plan for when you sit down at the table.

Oklahoma City University Esports hires new head coach coordinator
City Sentinel

Knudsen received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma, and his two master’s degrees – Master of Divinity and Master of Science in education – from Baylor University.

Tulsa woman discusses journey to writing movies for Hallmark Channel
KTUL

The Bishop Kelley grad went to the University of Oklahoma, where she decided to become a screenwriter. After graduation, Andreen moved to Los Angeles to pursue that dream.

TLC Garden Centers Donates More Than $64,000 to Stephenson Cancer Center
Velocity OKC

OU staff volunteers for Turkey Giveaway
KWTV
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Health experts warn of flu
KJRH
(TV Clip)

Mindfulness meditation set at The Well
Norman Transcript

Tobias has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, a Master of Arts in American Studies and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma. She has been a long-time member of lifetime learning at OU, both teaching and taking classes. She also teaches meditation through Pioneer Library Systems’ Norman locations.

OU Food Pantry predicts record attendance at Thanksgiving meal distribution
OU Daily

Local artists create mural for OU Children’s Hospital
KFOR

OU African Women’s League to celebrate talents, cultures in Renaissance Ball
OU Daily

Health experts warn Oklahomans of flu activity statewide
KOCO

"I think we need to put out seatbelts on. There is a good chance we see a lot more cases coming up soon," said Dr. Dale Bratzler, OU Health.

Health official urges precaution against rising infections ahead of Thanksgiving
My RGV News

Dr. Dale Bratzler, chief COVID officer at the University of Oklahoma, said the practices that people should adopt to protect against all three are the same. 

Disabled people fear Twitter changes under Elon Musk leave them behind
The Washington Post

Aparna Nair, an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, said Twitter has been a crucial way for people with disabilities to share resources and research. She has epilepsy and does not have the same ability as nondisabled researchers to travel and share her work at various conferences, she said.

Where you can see holiday light displays around Green Country
KOKI

OU-Tulsa has worked to enhance the light display on the Seed Sower statue and OU hedge at the corner of 41st and Yale this holiday season. Thursday night at approximately 5:15 p.m., the lights will come on to kick off the holidays. Parking is available in the parking lot behind the statue or in the lot to the south.

OU Division of Student Affairs appoints assistant dean of students, director of student conduct
OU Daily

The best public colleges in America for 2023, ranked
CBS News

OKBioStart Receives Portion of Oklahoma Biotech Innovation Cluster $35 Million Award
Yahoo Finance

Managing Holiday Stress with Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones
KOTV
(TV Clip)

“Well, we all of that one family member who likes ask probing questions during the holidays from are you dating anyone to ask me about your job and everything in between they can make going home for the holiday stressful. this afternoon doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma's here”

‘Day of Miracles’: OU Students Work to Raise $150,000 in 24 Hours
KWTV

“Raising $150,000 in just 24 hours all to help children battling serious illnesses: That's the goal for a group of University of Oklahoma students.”

OU students participate in ‘day of miracles’
KOTV
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Local grad selected as OU Outstanding Senior
Claremore Progress

Petree is an OU Senior Award Recipient
Sequoyah County Times

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

OU biotech program gets $7M to spur regional startups
Yahoo!

Faculty Senate proposes statement in support of OU Iranian community amid ongoing protests, violence in Iran
OU Daily

Crimson and Cream Launches Fan-Funded Campaign to Raise $3 Million for Sooner Student-Athletes
KOTV

“Crimson and Cream has created a new fan-funding campaign Monday with a goal of raising $3 million in 30 days to help support Sooner student-athletes.”

OU biotech program gets $7M to spur regional startups
The Norman Transcript

OU studying privacy of listening smart devices
KOKI

“Lens detection and physical searches are cumbersome, as they require inspecting every corner of the target area. Radio frequency scanning may work when the device is actively transmitting, but existing work can only detect a sensor’s existence, not its exact location,” Fang said.”

Impacts of Medicaid expansion the focus of new study
WJLA

“There is reason to believe expansion will have reduced these disparities,” researcher J. Tom Mueller said via email.”

Researcher at OU developing app to detect hidden cameras
KTUL
TV Clip

Researcher at OU developing app to detect hidden cameras
KOCO

“If we can exactly localize it and find it, so we can find very accurate evidence, that will greatly improve human privacy," said Song Fang, OU School of Computer Science.”

OU fine arts dean inducted into higher ed hall of fame
Yahoo

Fighting back against ageism with Professor Julie Ober Allen
CBS News

"Can you imagine someone in their twenties or thirties or even their forties being asked those same questions?" Allen said.”

Housing market weakened by interest rate hikes with Professor Emeritus Robert Dauffenbach
The Journal Record

“It’s a question of how much house you can afford,” said Dauffenbach, professor emeritus at the University of Oklahoma.”

Diabetes Center forum to focus on prevention
The Journal Record

“The OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and community partners Hunger Free Oklahoma and the Regional Food Bank have announced plans for a community discussion in diabetes Nov. 17.”

Four honored OU seniors from Cleveland County
The Norman Transcript

“Four University of Oklahoma seniors from Moore and Norman have been named outstanding seniors for achievements in honors, leadership, awards, scholarship and service.”

Election Stress & Talking to Kids About Political Topics with Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones
KOTV
(TV Clip)

“The election season can be a stressful time for many from disappointment at the candidate you supported loss to talking with your children about important issues This afternoon Dr. Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma is here.”

Diabetes Center forum to focus on prevention
Journal Record

The OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and community partners Hunger Free Oklahoma and the Regional Food Bank have announced plans for a community discussion in diabetes Nov. 17.

Four honored OU seniors from Cleveland County
Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma engineers help build power grid of the future
Energy Central

Therapy Thoughts: Election Stress & Talking to Kids about Political Topics
KOTV

The election season can be a stressful time for many and Doctor Brenda Lloyd-Jones from the University of Oklahoma is here with her expert advice on dealing with anxiety.

Despite historic campaigns, no Black women won Senate or governor races in 2022 midterms
MSN

"When you think about the Democratic Party and the support that Black women have continuously given that Party, it's disappointing at best," said Andrea Benjamin, a political scientist at the University of Oklahoma. "At worst, it feels egregious."

Patton joins GableGotwals
Journal Record

Patton received his juris doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a NextGen Under 30 Award winner.

High-Flying Expectations Set for OU Aviation Program
Aviation Pros

OU-Led Study Examines Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Health Disparities
Yahoo

RSU nursing students attend child maltreatment, domestic abuse workshop
The Claremore Daily Progress

The institute’s Oklahoma-based counterpart, Haruv USA, is at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa which brings together the expertise of international leadership and research-based educational knowledge and expertise of OU-Tulsa and the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work.

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Dale Bratzler
KOKH
(TV Clip)

Despite historic campaigns, no Black women won Senate or governor races in 2022 midterms
USA Today

"When you think about the Democratic Party and the support that Black women have continuously given that Party, it's disappointing at best," said Andrea Benjamin, a political scientist at the University of Oklahoma. "At worst, it feels egregious."

Expert: Public school bond win is good for OKC economy
Journal Record

Also on Wednesday’s panel were Robert Dauffenbach, director of the Center for Economic and Management Research at the University of Oklahoma, and Russell Evans, partner and chief economist at Thorberg Collectorate.

High-flying expectations set for OU aviation program
Norman Transcript

OU announces expansion of aviation program to meet shortage of professionals
MSN

OU announces expansion of aviation program to meet shortage of professionals
KOCO

OU to invest more in its aviation program
KOTV
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OU announces plan to replace aircraft fleet, construct multifunctional aviation center
OU Daily

Over 800 Cyclists Come Together for 2nd Annual Cycle 66 in Edmond
KOTV

The event was sponsored by OU Health, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Autumn Life Behavioral Health Center, a geriatric psychiatry inpatient program at OU Health Edmond Medical Center.

OKCPS, OU Health Collaborating to Provide Telehealth for Public School Students
KWTV

‘Christian nationalism’ threatens democracy, some experts say
ABC News

"I think democracy is on the line here as a result of the threats from Christian nationalism ... yes, it's a minority ideology, but we don't see a lot of opposition to it," Allyson Shortle, associate professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma and another co-author of "The Everyday Crusade," told ABC News.

Post-election discussion scheduled at UIS
NPR Illinois

Matthew Geras, who holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Oklahoma and whose research interests include candidates and competition in congressional elections, political institutions, specifically Congress and political parties, and representation.

Arvest Bank names Allen diversity, equity, inclusion officer
The Sentinel Record

Allen has 20 years of relevant experience and most recently served as the diversity, equity and inclusion officer and Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the city of Norman, Oklahoma. She also serves an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma, a news release said.

OMRF scientists find potential life-saving use for aspirin
Oklahoma Nursing Times

Among those contributing to the research was James George, M.D., a University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center physician-scientist and TTP expert.“Dr. Shao’s observations suggest that daily use of low-dose aspirin may prevent these critical episodes, similarly to how it can prevent a heart attack or stroke,” George said. “This could be an amazing benefit for patients with TTP.” 

Annual ‘Whole Story’ cross-cultural event planned at MSSU
The Joplin Globe

The interdisciplinary event will begin with a plenary session by writer Jake Skeets, author of “Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers” and an assistant professor of English at the University of Oklahoma.

OU unveils $10M expansion of top-ranked flight school
Journal Record

High-flying expectations set for OU aviation program
Enid News & Eagle

Council Oak Healthcare partners with OU to provide advanced surgical services
MVSKOKE Media

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council Oak Comprehensive Healthcare announced a new partnership with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in a press conference luncheon on Oct. 12. The partnership would specifically work with the OU-TU School of Community Medicine.

Oklahoma doctors warn of continued spread of RSV, flu and COVID cases
KFOR

“I will just say I’ve heard the phrase, ‘Our ER is bursting at the seams,'” said Dr. Donna Tyungu, Oklahoma Children’s Hospital, OU Health, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease. “That is not a good place to be.”

Midterm Election Analysis: Control of Congress, Oklahoma Leadership & Local Importance
KOTV

Oklahomans are deciding today on who our future federal, state, and local leaders will be. The control of congress is also on the line across the nation. Political analyst David Blatt from OU Tulsa joined News On 6 to help us take a closer look at the 2022 Midterm Elections. 

Kyler Graduates from OU Economic Institute
Ponca City Now

OU to announce major initiative to address state’s shortage of aviation professionals
Oklahoma Energy Today

OU-TU School of Community Medicine to host ‘Doctor for a Day’ event for local children
KTUL

Sam Noble museum announces November events
Norman Transcript

Daylight saving year-round? Here’s how sunrise, sunset times would change in Oklahoma
Tulsa World

Because humans are on a circadian rhythm, standard time is more the "body's natural clock," said Dr. Jabraan Pasha, internal medicine physician with the University of Oklahoma-University of Tulsa School of Community Medicine.

On the Town: Performances plenty to choose from in OKC
The Journal Record

Locals involved in the project include Hui Cha Poos, a Korean immigrant and choreographer and educator in the Oklahoma City arts community; and Yue Zheng, a University of Oklahoma doctoral candidate from China.

‘Cinematic Comanches’ to examine the cultural resurgence of Comanches
Lawton Constitution

Dustin Tahmahkera, associate professor and Wick Cary Endowed Chair in Native American Cultural Studies at the University of Oklahoma, will discuss the recent film “Prey” during during “Cinematic Comanches.”

Partisan mailer poses as Catholic newspaper in Arizona
Houston Chronicle

“It seems to be pretty brazen,” said Matthew Jensen, an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma who focuses on online misinformation. “The format of the media, the implied endorsement, all of these things, it seems like they are meant to signal an authoritative source.” 

Campus Correspondent: Voter Turnout
KWTV

One organization at the University of Oklahoma is pushing to get more young voters to the polls. 

Delta Dental of Oklahoma awards scholarship to Alva student
Alva Review Courier

Delta Dental of Oklahoma (DDOK) and the Delta Dental of Oklahoma Foundation recently announced its scholarship fund recipients at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (OUCOD) for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Therapy Thoughts: Political Differences within the Family & Conflicting Thanksgiving Plans
KOTV

Our friend Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joins us every Thursday to answer your questions. This time we're talking about family disagreements and being put in an awkward family situation.

Guest column: When we decide not to vote, we are saying our voices don’t matter
The Oklahoman

Article written by Prof. Andrea Benjamin

Oklahoma County DA candidates ramp up attack ads, messaging
KOCO

"It's this outside group, and I can't control what they do," said the University of Oklahoma's Tyler Johnson regarding candidates' deniability. "But then you also reap the benefits of that negativity simultaneously."

Rise of the 'back burner' relationship: Dating expert reveals why more people are leaving the door open for an ex even if they're MARRIED to someone else (and how to cut the ties for good)
Daily Mail

A 2021 study from the University of Oklahoma saw 62 per cent of 397 adults studied admitting to keeping someone on the 'back burner', despite 93 per cent of participants saying they were in exclusive relationships.

OU Health, Oklahoma City Public Schools team up to provide free telehealth services to students
KFOR

OU Health, OKC schools partner in new telehealth program
Journal Record

OU Health partnering with OKCPS to provide school-based telehealth program
KTUL

Stitt speaks in Norman; talks turnpike, aviation, school choice
Norman Transcript

The governor also spoke well of his decision to sign Senate Bill 3 in special session, which appropriated more than $100 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to hospitals in the state on the condition that OU Health stop transitional surgeries and hormone treatment for trans youth. 

Oklahoma schools see heavy absences due to flu, RSV, COVID-19
KOCO

"Eventually, we plan to broaden our telehealth services to reach every child and to reach a wide range of conditions like chronic medical conditions such as asthma and behavior health issues that are affecting a lot of our kids," said Dr. Kathleen Combs, a pediatrician with OU Health.

Oklahoma will allow hospitals to use adult beds for kids amid surge in RSV cases
The Oklahoman

At Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health, about half of the hospital's pediatric admissions are for respiratory issues — 10% for the flu and 40% for RSV.

Wellness Wednesday: Adult hospital beds being used for pediatric care after spike in RSV
KOKH

To get a better idea of where the virus is at here in Oklahoma, Fox 25's Dan Snyder is joined by OU Health's Dr. Dale Bratzler in this week's Wellness Wednesday segment.

University makes new review of Mastriano’s doctoral research
AP News

One of the rival researchers who has challenged his work, University of Oklahoma history doctoral student James Gregory, sent the new complaint to New Brunswick administrators on Oct. 6, about a month after the school quietly made public Mastriano’s doctoral dissertation.

Your toilet is grosser thank you think. Here’s how to clean it better.
The Washington Post

Changjie Cai, an aerosol scientist at the University of Oklahoma’s Hudson College of Public Health, heads a lab that studies what lurks in the bowl and what each flush may send into the air. One takeaway from his research: “We sometimes don’t pay attention to cleaning the underside of the rim. It can become very nasty,” he says.

Restaurant news: Shiloh’s in BA, Ziggi’s Coffee re-open
Tulsa World

The shop’s new owners are sisters Chelsey Franklin and Brooke Lepine, along with their spouses, Daniel Franklin and Andre Lepine. The sisters, who attended the University of Oklahoma, established a real estate business before taking over the Ziggi’s location.

OU to recognize Brian Britt at ring ceremony
Norman Transcript

PHOTOS: Oklahoma City Thunder players visit Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health
KOKH

Women at OU overcome gendered perceptions in esports through community ties
OU Daily

OU Student Government Association opens voting for 2022-23 presidential, vice presidential candidates
OU Daily

State health officials sound the alarm on RSV surge in Oklahoma
KFOR

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cameron Mantor, with OU Children’s Hospital, said about 50 percent of their current patients are in for respiratory issues. About 40 percent of those patients have RSV.

OSDH Removes Some Red Tape Amidst RSV Surge to Make Room for Pediatric Patients
KWTV

"Runny nose, stopped up, fever, cough, challenges with breathing," OU Children's Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cameron Mantor said. “Symptoms that have been around for four to five days that don't seem to be getting better or are getting worse."

Oklahoma doctors and officials are being proactive as RSV cases double in the last month
KTUL

"We are struggling. We have calls from all hospitals around the state with kids who need care," Dr. Cameron Mantor, the Chief Medical Officer at Oklahoma Children's Hospital said.

Oklahoma looking for ways to ‘decompress’ emergency rooms as RSV cases climb
Moore American

Dr. Cameron Mantor, chief medical officer for Oklahoma Children’s Hospital, said the facility has about 275 children’s hospital beds. At several points over the last couple of weeks, every single bed was occupied.

Why the Oklahoma Governor’s Race is Closer than Anyone Expected
Time Magazine

Oklahoma political analysts suspect Hofmeister’s party switch has paid dividends in a race where most Democrats wouldn’t stand a fighting chance. “I think her being a lifelong Republican makes her more palatable to a lot of Oklahomans,” says Rachel Blum, a politics professor at the University of Oklahoma.

Importance of Local Elections, Early Voting & More Election Analysis
KWTV

OU-Tulsa Professor of Public Policy David Blatt joined News On 6 at 4 to talk about local elections as well as the federal, and gubernatorial races.

Oklahoma continues to face extreme drought despite recent rainfall
KTUL

"It's pretty simple, we need multiple rain events, we've already started to get that in October, we've had two or three really good rainfall events," said Gary McManus with the University of Oklahoma.

Rising after tragedy, Rheumatic Diseases Clinic Names New Lead Physician, together for a stronger future
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

Dr. Nyla’s passion for these many months past. She is an author of five books, editor of two multi-author volumes, and an Adjunct Professor of Humanities at Oklahoma City Community College as well as a Visiting Professor at the University of Oklahoma.

International students in Oklahoma respond to protests in Iran
KGOU

Sheena Mehta, a staff psychologist with the OU Counseling Center, said international Iranian students may be experiencing anxiety and fear as a result of watching the protests unfold.

UCO plans national search for a new president
Journal Record

Eriech Tapia, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UCO and now is a doctoral student studying higher education policy at the University of Oklahoma, said he has been worried about UCO for some time and stopped donating money “under the current president.”

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – The Face of Stuttering Research
Metro Family Magazine

Oklahoma Regents Request $96 Million Funding Increase
Inside Higher Ed

In all, 25 colleges and universities fall under the authority of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, including the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.

Oklahoma City Welcomes Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Center
Business Facilities

The OBIC was created by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the OKC Innovation District and the University of Oklahoma, along with industry leadership from Echo Investment Capital and support from over 40 partners across academia, tribal nations, government, industry, community and investors.

Lower speed limits for trucks don’t decrease crash risk in construction zones: report
Smart Cities Dive

“We can use [the study] to evaluate the work zone safety,” said report co-author Guangyang Hou, now a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Oklahoma.

Council to discuss tax districts
Norman Transcript

Stephen Ellis, a University of Oklahoma philosophy professor, contested the agreement in court, but the district court ruled in favor of the city and the ruling was upheld on appeal.

Early voting is on the ballot in CT, a key issue for Black and Latino residents
The CT Mirror

But the addition of early voting does not make up for the fact that many people are uninterested in elections, said Andrea Benjamin, a professor at the University of Oklahoma who studies race and politics.

Study unveils how deep sea was colonized by ancient fish
Ani

"It's easy to look at shallow habitats like coral reefs, which are very diverse and exciting, and assume that they've always been that way," said Miller, who completed the study as a postdoctoral researcher at the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oklahoma.  

Tom Paxton Turns 85: America’s Greatest Troubadour Reflects on Decades of Love, Laughter & Outrage
Billboard

In 1948, Paxton’s family moved to Bristow, Okla. and he later attended the University of Oklahoma, to study drama. “I wanted to be an actor,” he told Bob Santelli, executive director of the Grammy Museum in a 2015 interview at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa (where Paxton has donated his archive). “I have a degree in drama from O.U. But in the end,” he quipped, “I decided to settle for the security of folk music.”

Video: 3-year-old patient dresses up as OU Health doctor for Halloween
KOKI

Michael Overall: How a secretive laboratory became a college campus in the middle of Tulsa
Tulsa World

More than 30 organizations expressed interest, but the University of Oklahoma outmaneuvered everyone else by securing a $10 million donation from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. 

OU, city of Norman complement each other
Norman Transcript

Norman leaders hope tourism, economy bolstered with SEC move
Norman Transcript

Local economic development and tourism experts are preparing for a big boost to Norman’s economy and population once the University of Oklahoma moves to the Southeastern Conference.

COVID took an unequal toll on college plans for minority groups. Challenges still exist
Fort Worth Star Telegram

Erick Montañez visited the University of Oklahoma during spring break of 2020. Montañez, then a junior at Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School in the Fort Worth Independent School District, loved the campus and found the environment perfect for the immersive college experience he was seeking. 

RSV surge slams hospitals: ‘The alarm bells are going off,’ Tulsa pediatrician says
Tulsa World

Many people don't realize RSV affects all ages, said Dr. Dale Bratzler of OU Health, and most adults have had it multiple times. Because most adults who become infected remain asymptomatic, the risk is great of unwittingly passing RSV to a child.

Studies reveal small peek behind curtain at long-term COVID-19 effects
KFOR

“RNA, the genetic component of the virus, could be found throughout the body in almost every single organ system,” said Dr. Dale Bratzler. The University of Oklahoma’s chief COVID officer. 

Big names in national politics endorse candidates in upcoming Oklahoma election
KOCO

"You can see look at this as polls have been surprisingly competitive and maybe there's a feel amongst the Republican party that they need to send in the troops to shore up a Stitt victory or to stop whatever slide in the polls might be capturing there," said Tyler Johnson, a political science professor at the University of Oklahoma. 

Column: Vote with public schools as a priority
Tulsa World

Article written by Dr. Jabraan Pasha.

Oklahoma achievers: Heritage Hall alumna receives scholarship; Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductees
The Oklahoman

Hawthorne attended Heritage Hall from 2000 to 2008. She continued her education at the University of Oklahoma, where she received a Bachelor of Science from the College of Nursing.

Nothing scrapped: Artist Jamie Pierson inspires Tulsans to get creative in public spaces with repurposed materials
Tulsa People

Scraps Designs artist and founder Jamie Pierson is all about bridging the gap between people, play, creativity, art and engineering. While pursuing her master’s degree in urban design from the University of Oklahoma, she became intrigued with the idea of creating public art that meant something to the community.

Gang of Five set to show artwork at OU
Norman Transcript

OU College of International Studies hosts panel to analyze ongoing attacks on Hazara community in Afghanistan
OU Daily

OU Daily’s website, Crimson Quarterly magazine win CMA Pinnacle Awards as college media’s best
OU Daily

Studies reveal small peek behind curtain at long-term COVID-19 effects
KFOR

“RNA, the genetic component of the virus, could be found throughout the body in almost every single organ system,” said Dr. Dale Bratzler. The University of Oklahoma’s chief COVID officer.

What’s Next for Brazil Following Its Presidential Runoff?
US News & World Report

Brazilians should expect more of a “centrist” rather than a “bolder, leftist leader,” says Fabio de Sa e Silva, professor and co-director of the University of Oklahoma’s Center for Brazil Studies. 

Therapy Thoughts: Recognizing Signs of Declining Mental Health
KWTV

Doctor Brenda Lloyd Jones from the University of Oklahoma joined News On 6 at 4 to answer your questions for this Therapy Thursday. 

The strange, savage life of a freshwater mussel
Vox

“They have huge gills and they just filter water all day long and all night,” said Caryn Vaughn, a freshwater ecologist at the University of Oklahoma who’s writing a book about mussels.

Faith Leaders Confront Dangers of White Christian Nationalism
The Hoya

The Oct. 26 panel featured Reverend Michael B. Curry, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Amanda Tyler (SFS ’00), the executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty and Samuel Perry, an associate professor in the department of sociology at the University of Oklahoma. The Center on Faith and Justice director, Reverend Jim Wallis, moderated the discussion.