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Severe Weather Disproportionately Impacts Oklahoma’s Native Communities, Study Shows

November 29, 2023

A recent study led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma projects that Native Americans in Oklahoma have approximately five times increased risk of heavy rainfall by the end of the century – notably 68% higher than the state’s general population.

The University of Oklahoma Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Lab

November 28, 2023

Today, government, military and defense industry leaders attended a grand opening event for the University of Oklahoma’s new Sooner Advanced Manufacturing Lab. The lab enables research and workforce development to support the growing defense industry in Oklahoma.


November 27, 2023

Researchers Working to Develop Next-Generation Polymer Membranes for Sustainable Materials Science

Michele Galizia, a President’s Associates Presidential Professor in the School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, is leading a research team that recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy that will develop improved polymer membranes to advance molecular separation and related materials science.

November 16, 2023

Borck Contributes to Archeology Year-In-Review

Lewis Borck, Ph.D., the Horizon Chair in Native American History and Culture in the Department of Native American Studies, coauthored an essay published in American Anthropologist that examines how researchers create and naturalize myths about history and society.

November 15, 2023

OU Experts Co-Author Fifth U.S. National Climate Assessment

The White House released the Fifth U.S. National Climate Assessment on Tuesday to inform the public and decision-makers across the nation about the status of climate change, its current impacts, and its future risks in the U.S. In addition, the report describes mitigation and adaptation responses that are occurring, as well as new opportunities for economic growth and community resilience.

November 14, 2023

Sponsored Research and Compliance Training Ensures Proper Stewardship of Federally Funded Research

The University of Oklahoma is providing a sponsored research and compliance training for faculty and research staff to help those engaged in or supporting sponsored research better understand compliance regulations.

November 10, 2023

OU Announces $86 Million Initiative to Benefit Oklahoma Students’ College and Career Readiness

Representatives from the University of Oklahoma hosted a celebration of a new initiative, “GEAR UP for LIFE,” yesterday. The program is a partnership between OU’s K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal and 28 under-resourced schools across 23 primarily rural school districts in Oklahoma to help students and their families prepare for college and workforce training.

November 10, 2023

Four OU Researchers Top Major Citation Milestone

Four researchers from the University of Oklahoma have achieved a prestigious milestone that demonstrates the significance of their research impact: achieving an h-index of 100.

November 07, 2023

Five Proposals Awarded through the Fall 2023 OVPRP Strategic Equipment Investment Program

The Strategic Equipment Investment Program, provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships, has funded five proposals to purchase equipment expected to advance research and creative activities at the University of Oklahoma.

November 01, 2023

OU Researcher Aims to Uncover Biological Mechanisms for Fuel Upcycling

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. He is studying the mechanisms for carbon dioxide fixation, an area of research exploring how to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere that contributes to climate warming.

November 01, 2023

OU To Host Mayan Film Festival

Explore Mesoamerica through a Mayan Film Festival at the University of Oklahoma this November.

October 30, 2023

University of Oklahoma Faculty Receive $1.8 Million Grant from Environmental Protection Agency to Study Children’s Health Related to Chemical Exposures

OU researchers have received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish a research center to address children’s cumulative health impacts from agricultural and non-chemical exposures. This grant will create the Children’s Environmental Health Center in the U.S. Southern Great Plains, which includes Oklahoma and Texas. The Center will focus on mitigating the chemical and non-chemical stressors that affect school absenteeism caused by gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases.

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