NORMAN – Beth Mattingly of Norman, who is working toward a doctoral degree in music education with an emphasis in Kodály at the University of Oklahoma, has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to conduct research at the Kodály Institute in Hungary. Read more about the award.
NORMAN — A University of Oklahoma physics professor is the recipient of a grant from the Simons Foundation Fellows Program in Theoretical Physics for research. Read more about the grant.
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma has received a major gift from Will and Helen Webster of California to endow scholarships and to provide key support for programs and projects in OU’s Honors and Education colleges. Their gift is especially unusual because Mr. and Mrs. Webster have never lived in Oklahoma or attended OU but came to know about the University more than 30 years ago through a faculty member at the OU Health Sciences Center. Read more about the gift.
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma Class of 2013 will celebrate their time at OU with a brick and stone sign reading “The University of Oklahoma,” to be placed at the corner of Highway 9 and Chautauqua Avenue – the south entrance to campus. Read more about the gift.
NORMAN – Paul B. Bell Jr., who has served as dean of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Arts and Sciences for the past 16 years, has announced he is resigning his positions as dean and vice provost for instruction, effective this summer, to return to teaching and to work on promoting international exchanges. He will also continue as chairman of the board of the OU Confucius Institute and will remain active in expanding OU programs with China. Read more about the announcement.
NORMAN — Two University of Oklahoma microbiology professors are among a national group of 87 newly elected fellows in the American Academy of Microbiology. Rodney K. Tweten, OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and Tyrell Conway, OU Norman Campus, were elected through a highly-selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. Read more about the recipients.
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