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Public Affairs supports OU’s mission through publicity, promotion and special events designed to encourage public understanding and support of the University and to foster a consistent, positive image of OU across the state and nation.
OU to Dedicate Wayman Tisdale Specialty Health Clinic
TULSA – The OU Wayman Tisdale Specialty Health Clinic, named in memory of the late OU and NBA basketball star, Olympic gold medalist and musician Wayman Tisdale, will be formally dedicated at 3:00 p.m., Monday, December 2, 2013, at the site, located at 36th Street North and Hartford Avenue.
$1 Million Gift Establishes Journalism Chair in Honor of Paul Massad
NORMAN – Will and Helen Webster of Altadena, Calif., found the perfect way to surprise longtime University of Oklahoma staff member Paul Massad on his 76th birthday -- a $1 million gift to establish an endowed faculty chair in Massad’s honor.
OU Professor Receives National Fellowship to Complete Biography on Ancel Keys and the American diet
NORMAN — A University of Oklahoma associate professor has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship to complete a biography on nutrition and heart disease researcher Ancel Keys (1904-2004). The biography is tentatively titled Health Revolutionary: Ancel Keys, Science, War, and the American Diet. Read more about the fellowship.
TEDxOU Now Accepting Applications for Third Annual Independently Organized Conference at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
NORMAN - TEDxOU will bring together the brightest thinkers and doers at its third annual conference on Jan. 24 at the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Meacham Auditorium. Read more about the event.
Gift to OU Law Establishes First Native American Law Chair in the Country Held by Permanent Faculty Member
NORMAN -- The University of Oklahoma College of Law has received a gift from the Chickasaw Nation to establish the Chickasaw Nation Native American Law Chair, the first endowed chair of its kind in the country. Read more about the gift.