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: Self-RegulationSelf-regulation is one of the most basic virtues, in that some degree of it is necessary to acquire any other virtue. It is the capacity to regulate and restrain one's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors for the sake of achieving good ends.
HUMILITY CONFERENCE - 20-21This conference will gather scholars from a variety of disciplines to share their research on the virtue of humility. The papers are planned to appear in a volume edited by Dr. Jennifer Cole Wright (College of Charleston). This event is by invitation only.