OU President David L. Boren Announces $30 Million in Gifts to Name College of Engineering and Establish New School of Biomedical Engineering
University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today announced more than $30 million in new resources to name the College of Engineering and establish a new School of Biomedical Engineering, including construction of a new academic building in the Engineering Quadrangle, and establishment of 12 new endowed positions and formation of a $3.5 million endowment for graduate fellowships.
OU Professor Named Recipient of Prestigious Department of Energy Lawrence Award
University of Oklahoma Professor Jizhong Zhou will receive the U.S Department of Energy’s highest scientific award from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this year. The prestigious 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award acknowledges outstanding contributions in the biological and environmental sciences supporting research and development of the U.S. Department of Energy and its mission to advance the national, economic and energy security of the United States.
OU Research Team Receives NIH Grant to Facilitate Innovative Technique that Enhances Breast Cancer Detection
An innovative technique that enhances breast cancer detection while reducing radiation dose has been proposed by a University of Oklahoma research team. In response, the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3 million grant to the OU team to facilitate the technique, which includes building a patient imaging system and conducting preclinical evaluations and Phase I clinical trials.