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OU SMART Radar Team Departs for East Coast to Intercept Hurricane Florence
The University of Oklahoma’s Shared Mobile and Atmospheric Research and Testing radar team, led by Michael Biggerstaff, departed for the East Coast Sunday afternoon to intercept Hurricane Florence as it makes landfall in the Carolinas.
OU IT Team Receives NSF Instrumentation Grant for Research Data Archiving
A University of Oklahoma team is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant in the amount of $967,755 for a new academic research data storage instrument—a massive tape archive known as the OU and Regional Research Store, which will serve as a national model for affordable, large-scale, multi-institutional storage.
OU Professor Selected for 2019 ASM Environmental Research Award
A University of Oklahoma professor, Jizhong Zhou, is the recipient of the 2019 American Society for Microbiology Award for Environmental Research for significant accomplishments in the field of microbiology. The award will be presented at the ASM Microbe meeting in San Francisco, California, in June 2019.
OU Research Addresses Concerns of South-Central Plains Region with NSF Instrumentation Grant
An OU research group is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant in the amount of $396,778. The new instrumentation will enable collaboration among researchers at OU, Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa in specific areas of research.
Randall Hewes Named Interim Vice President for Research
University of Oklahoma President James L. Gallogly announced today that outstanding professor and dean, Randall Hewes, has been appointed to the position of interim vice president for research over the Norman campus. Hewes replaces Kelvin Droegemeier, who is the nominee for director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Peggy and Charles Stephenson - a Legacy of Love and Philanthropy
Charles and Peggy Stephenson's love story began in Antlers, Oklahoma. Married more than 60 years, this couple's commitment to each other, OU and Oklahoma, continues to inspire. With major gifts to OU, the Stephenson Cancer Center, the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering and the Stephenson Research and Technology Center, to name a few, this couple continues to invest in ways that benefit the greater Oklahoma community.