NORMAN – The Jimmie Austin Golf Club at the University of Oklahoma is attracting some of the top women amateur competitors in the country to the 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links competition June 17 through June 22. This marks the second time the U.S. Amateur Public Links competition has been held at OU. Read more.
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma researchers will collaborate with researchers from Oklahoma State University, the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the University of Tulsa to advance understanding of how socio-ecological systems can adapt sustainably to increased climate change and variability in the state. Read more about the grant.
NORMAN – Cole E. Townsend, a University of Oklahoma Honors sophomore majoring in letters with a minor in Spanish, has been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute to study in Scotland at the University of Dundee and the University of Strathclyde. Read more about the program.
NORMAN – Two University of Oklahoma research staff members recently were elected to lead national and regional research organizations. Read more about the announcement.
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced today that OU graduates who lost their diplomas in the recent tornado will be able to receive a free replacement diploma and diploma cover. Read more about the announcement.
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced today that he has authorized up to 15 days paid administrative leave for OU faculty and staff directly affected by the May 19 and 20 tornadoes, eliminating the need for employees to take vacation or sick leave to attend to personal needs. Read more about the announcement.
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.
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