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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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State Regents Approve OU Polytechnic Institute’s First Degree Program

May 31, 2023

It’s full steam ahead for the OU Polytechnic Institute, following the State Regents’ approval of its first program: a bachelor’s completion program in cybersecurity.

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OU Alumni Comprise Half of Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s 2023 Class

May 31, 2023

Among the eight individuals who were recently selected for induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, half of them are affiliated with the University of Oklahoma.

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OU Announces Spring 2023 Honor Roll

May 30, 2023

More than 8,600 students have been named to OU’s spring 2023 honor roll.

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OU Researcher Leads Global Study Investigating Immunotherapy Drugs for People Living with Cancer, HIV

May 31, 2023

Prof. Abdul Rafeh Naqash, who is also a researcher at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, co-led a global study that revealed good news for this patient population.

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Carol Silva Named Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Partnerships

May 31, 2023

In this role, Carol Silva serves as the office’s principal deputy, representing the Norman campus VPRP in all matters related to research and creative activity at OU.

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OU Professor Leading Research for Next Steps in Monitoring Bat Coronaviruses

May 31, 2023

Since the emergence of SARS in 2002, coronaviruses have been recognized as potential pandemic threats – highlighting a need for evidence-based strategies to monitor bat coronaviruses. Prof. Daniel Becker is collaborating with other scientists nationwide to determine directions for future research.

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OU Professor Named Jefferson Science Fellow

May 31, 2023

Prof. Loretta Bass will spend her fellowship year for an on-site assignment in Washington, D.C., working in the Democracy Rights and Governance Center at USAID.