The mission of the University of Oklahoma is to provide the best possible educational experience for our students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the state and society.
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 CLASS OF 2017 GIFT TO BE INVIGORATING GREEN SPACE
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma Class of 2017 will celebrate their time at OU by developing a park with multiple trees and sitting areas, located at the corner of Chautauqua Avenue and Timberdell Road. The beautification project will add to OU’s national reputation as one of America’s most beautiful campuses.
OU LAUNCHES FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
NORMAN – To help incoming students better understand their personal financial activities and needs, the University of Oklahoma has announced an innovative, personalized financial education program called MoneyCoach. In collaboration with MidFirst Bank, the program has been designed to help students build lifelong money management skills.
PHILLIPS 66 MAKES $1 MILLION GIFT IN SUPPORT OF NEW ENGINEERING FACILITY AT OU
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today announced a $1 million gift from Phillips 66 to support construction of a new academic building and research laboratory on OU’s Engineering Quadrangle that will house the Gallogly College of Engineering’s Diversity and Inclusion Program offices, the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, and new engineering labs and learning spaces. The announcement was made at the May meeting of the OU Board of Regents. Read More
OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade-Point Average
NORMAN – Seventy-five students who are participating in 2017 Commencement ceremonies at the University of Oklahoma on Friday, May 12, maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU. Of the total, 46 reside in Oklahoma. Read More
OU STUDENT RECEIVES BOREN AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDY
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma junior Benjamin Korty of Denver has won the Boren Award for International Study, sponsored by the National Security Education Program. Korty is the 31st OU student to receive the award since the program began in 1994. Read More
SAM NOBLE OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY NAMED AMONG TOP 50 MOST IMPRESSIVE COLLEGE MUSEUMS
NORMAN – The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma has been named one of the top 50 most impressive college museums, according to College Values Online.Read More
HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS HONORED AT OU COMMENCEMENT
NORMAN – Four outstanding individuals joined University of Oklahoma Commencement speaker Robert H. Henry, the president of Oklahoma City University and a distinguished legal and foreign relations scholar, in being awarded honorary degrees at OU’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony. Read More