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Welcome to Inside OU, a resource for OU students, staff, and faculty to stay connected with what is happening at the university.

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Updates and FAQs: OU COVID-19 Screening and Reporting Tool


The criteria to complete the online COVID-19 Screening and Reporting Tool have recently been updated, and a new form has been created specifically for the Norman campus.

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Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled on All Three Campuses


OU Health Services is offering flu shot clinics on all three OU campuses. Visit one of these locations to receive your free flu shot.

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Book Written by OU Professor Makes New York Times Bestseller List, to Become Amazon TV Series


A young adult fiction book written by OU associate professor Jennifer Barnes recently was named a New York Times bestseller and will also serve as the basis for a television series in development at Amazon.

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Introducing the OU Big Idea Challenge


Learn how OU is incentivizing transdisciplinary research teams to explore solutions to large-scale global challenges.

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OU to Host Event Commemorating 100-Year Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre


The University of Oklahoma will host a curator’s talk, panel discussion and library exhibit on Thursday, Sept. 24, to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

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Minister of Music Presents Gift to Establish Black Composers Archive Fund for Organ Music


James Earl Maase recently presented a gift to the University Libraries to establish a Black composers archive fund for organ music.

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OU College of Dentistry Marks Milestone with 2020 Class


For the first time since its founding, the OU College of Dentistry Class of 2020 saw more women than men graduate with doctorate degrees in dental surgery.

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Famed Neustadt Lit Fest Goes 100% Online for 2020


The 2020 Neustadt Lit Festival will be held virtually Oct. 19-21 and will feature numerous panels exploring 2020 Neustadt laureate Ismail Kadare’s multi-decade legacy.

OU Student, masked, studies in the Great Reading Room on OU Campus

OU Libraries Launches Tools for Social Distancing


Students can check the availability of library study spaces and computer labs before leaving home.