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Top Ranked Online Programs. Interlocking OU, The University of Oklahoma. *U.S. News & World Report 2023

OU Ranks Among Best Online Programs

January 24, 2023

U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its 2023 Best Online Programs rankings, and the University of Oklahoma continued its trend of consistently landing in the top online programs in the nation, ranking in 12 categories. This is the eighth consecutive year OU has made the list.

OU Awarded Ninth Davis Cup for Enrollment of United World College International Freshmen

January 18, 2023

For the ninth time in the last 10 years, OU has been awarded the Davis Cup in recognition of its enrollment of Davis United World College international freshmen.

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Governor Appoints OU Professor to Serve as Executive Director of Oklahoma Human Services

January 10, 2023

Dr. Deborah Shropshire, an associate professor of pediatrics in the OU College of Medicine, is the first woman to serve as DHS director in Oklahoma history.

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NVivo Software Now Free for OU Faculty, Staff and Students

January 25, 2023

NVivo, a qualitative data analysis computer software package, is now available for free download thanks to a partnership between OU’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships, the Data Institute for Societal Challenges, and the Institute for Community and Society Transformation.

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OU Band Members Give Surprise Trumpet Concert to 103-Year-Old Alum

January 25, 2023

A group of students from The Pride of Oklahoma held a surprise performance for an OU alumna who played in the band more than 80 years ago.

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Nominate an Outstanding Student Worker for ‘Student Employee of the Year’ by this Friday

January 25, 2023

Recognizing a student employee allows nominees to add this credential to their resumes, appreciates their hard work, and can even earn students a scholarship and trophy.

Shawna Watkins

OU-Tulsa Welcomes New DEI Director

January 25, 2023

Shawna Watkins has joined OU-Tulsa in the role of director of diversity, equity and inclusion.