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CLASS OF 2020 GATHER FOR TRADITIONAL CLASS PHOTO
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren and the class of 2020 gathered on the eve of the first day of classes to honor one of OU’s traditions, the class photo inside the Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on historic Owen Field.
OU's 2016 Freshman Class Sets All-Time High Academic Record
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today announced that OU’s 2016 freshman class has set an all-time high academic record. “The OU family is proud that the university continues to set new records for academic excellence,” said OU President David L. Boren.
PEGGY DOW HELMERICH SCHOOL OF DRAMA AT OU NAMED ONE OF TOP 10 THEATRE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS NATIONWIDE
NORMAN – The Peggy Dow Helmerich School of Drama at the University of Oklahoma is one of the top 10 Bachelor of Fine Arts theatre design and technology programs in the nation, according to OnStage. Housed in the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts, the school is under the leadership of Tom Huston Orr, director and James Garner Chair. Read More
OU Professor David A. Sabatini Named 2016 Recipient Of National Award for Global Outreach
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma Professor David A. Sabatini is the recipient of a national award for outstanding contributions and demonstrated leadership through involvement in environmental engineering and science outreach activities to the global community. Read More
Five Students Participate in OSLEP Seminar, "Landscape and Memory in the American Southwest"
NORMAN – Five students from colleges and universities across Oklahoma participated in the Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program seminar, “Landscape and Memory in the American Southwest,” held May 16 to May 21, 2016 on sites throughout Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read More
OU Provides NSF Undergraduate Research Experience in Structural Biology for University Students Across the Nation
NORMAN – The National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Program in Structural Biology at the University of Oklahoma provides a research experience for students who do not have a program available to them at their institutions. Read More