The Institute is made possible by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation and by support from The University of Oklahoma.
The mission of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing is to advance the science of virtue and to promote the flourishing of OU Students and all Oklahomans. Learn more
Featured Virtue: HonestyHonesty is a deep and pervasive commitment to truth — seeking it out, acknowledging it, holding oneself (and others) accountable to it, and conforming one’s conduct to it. Honesty is closely related to integrity, which is the virtue of being true to oneself, of having one’s beliefs, feelings, and behavior in harmony.
CULTIVATING CHARACTER INSTITUTEThe Summer Institute for Student Flourishing is a four-day event for secondary teachers in Oklahoma. It is designed to be the first in a series of events for teachers on character education, using the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing's focal virtues as a framework.