January 30, 2023
The University of Oklahoma announced today the appointment of Teri K. Reed, Ph.D., as the inaugural director of the OU Polytechnic Institute, pending OU Board of Regents’ approval. Upon joining OU, Reed will also hold the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair.
January 26, 2023
The University of Oklahoma announced today the students named to its fall 2022 honor roll, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards. A total of 9,260 students were named to the fall 2022 honor roll. Of these students, 4,007 were named to the President’s Honor Roll for earning an “A” grade in all their courses.
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.
January 20, 2023
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met on Friday, January 20 to approve modifications to academic service fees, new degree programs, the formation of a search committee and other items.
January 09, 2023
Jay W. McDaniel, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a researcher in the Advanced Radar Research Center at the University of Oklahoma, has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs.
January 19, 2023
In November, Randa Shehab, Ph.D., senior associate dean for the Gallogly College of Engineering and co-coordinator for the Data Science and Analytics Institute at the University of Oklahoma, was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame. She was among 11 statewide honored as part of the 2022 Hall of Fame Class.
A team of Price College of Business finance students qualified for the finals in the 2022 Financial Modeling University Championship, placing 14th overall. The inaugural competition, organized by the Financial Modeling World Cup and the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, featured 16 teams in the final round in the spring. Fifty-six teams representing 13 countries and 37 universities competed in the first two rounds. The Price College team tied for 11th and 12th in the first two rounds.
January 10, 2023
On the first day of his second term, Governor Kevin Stitt announced the appointment of Dr. Deborah Shropshire, M.D., to serve as the Executive Director of Oklahoma Human Services. Dr. Shropshire previously served as the Director of the Child Welfare Services at Oklahoma Human Services. She will be the first woman to serve as Director of DHS in Oklahoma history.
October 14, 2022
The University of Oklahoma today announced the public phase of the largest philanthropic campaign in the history of Oklahoma higher education, enabling the university to fully deliver on its promise of changing lives and launching a new era of excellence at OU.
OKC researchers help to advance brain cancer treatment
But a study conducted in part by researchers in the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center offers some new hope.
Strong Towns survey goes live; feedback to help guide Norman’s future
In addition to the committees, city partners including the University of Oklahoma, Norman Public Schools, Moore Norman Technology Center, Hitachi, the chamber of commerce, Norman Economic Development Coalition “and more” are included in these discussions, Heikkila said.
Dr. Hong-Yi Xie, a theoretical physicist at the Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences who recently moved to the University of Oklahoma, used modern quantum many-body theory to explain the team's observations.
University of Oklahoma biomedical engineer Yuan Yang, Ph.D., has received nearly $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association to examine the impact of strokes and the movement impairments stroke patients suffer.
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The study is “definitely new and innovative,” according to Amy McGovern, a scientist at the University of Oklahoma and head of the National Science Foundation’s AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography.
Basden, a University of Oklahoma graduate, joined Big Machine from the New York offices of public relations firm Edelman, where he served as a director in their sports and entertainment division.
January 27, 2023
The University of Oklahoma welcomes its students back after the long winter break and prepares them for the Spring semester with week-long activities like basketball and free ice-cream, hosted by the Campus Activities Council (CAC).
December 17, 2022
The University of Oklahoma held fall convocation ceremonies December 16 and 17 at a variety of locations, from Lloyd Noble Center to Gould Hall Gallery. Congratulations Graduates!