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President Harroz speaks at a podium before the assembled crowd at the Aviation Fly-In event. A helicopter flies overhead.

OU School of Aviation Welcomes First Helicopters, Nine Planes During Fly-In Event

April 19, 2024

The University of Oklahoma celebrated the arrival of its first two helicopters and nine new aircraft that will advance the training and education of students enrolled in OU’s award-winning School of Aviation program. During the Fly-In event held at OU’s Max Westheimer Airport, attendees viewed the School of Aviation’s nine new Piper single-engine airplanes and first two helicopters.

RESEARCH


These images represent the data used in construction of a computational model (left) and the resulting prediction of potential heart valve leakage (right).

Multidisciplinary Research Team Creates Computational Models to Predict Heart Valve Leakage in Children

April 16, 2024

An innovative new field of research holds the promise for pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons to predict the future structural integrity of a child’s heart valves so they can perform the best possible surgery today.

Min Li, Ph.D..

Researchers Discover Cell ‘Crosstalk’ That Triggers Cancer Cachexia

April 12, 2024

New research from the University of Oklahoma reveals a previously unknown chain of events sparking the development of cancer cachexia, a debilitating muscle-wasting condition that almost always occurs in people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The research, led by Min Li, Ph.D., a professor in the OU College of Medicine, is published in the journal Cancer Cell.

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These images represent the data used in construction of a computational model (left) and the resulting prediction of potential heart valve leakage (right).

Multidisciplinary Research Team Creates Computational Models to Predict Heart Valve Leakage in Children

April 16, 2024

An innovative new field of research holds the promise for pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons to predict the future structural integrity of a child’s heart valves so they can perform the best possible surgery today.

Min Li, Ph.D..

Researchers Discover Cell ‘Crosstalk’ That Triggers Cancer Cachexia

April 12, 2024

New research from the University of Oklahoma reveals a previously unknown chain of events sparking the development of cancer cachexia, a debilitating muscle-wasting condition that almost always occurs in people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The research, led by Min Li, Ph.D., a professor in the OU College of Medicine, is published in the journal Cancer Cell.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


Bonnie Pitblado, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Kelly, Ph.D..

Two OU Researchers Named Fellows of Esteemed Science Association

April 18, 2024

Two researchers from the University of Oklahoma have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Bonnie Pitblado, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Kelly, Ph.D., are part of the 2023 class of fellows to the world’s largest scientific society.

Li Song, Ph.D., a faculty member in the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Gallogly College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, looking at wires in her lab.

OU Engineering Leads $1.8M Project for Military Efficiency

March 07, 2024

Li Song, Ph.D., a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Oklahoma, has received a $1.18 million grant from the Department of Defense to design a system for simultaneous heating and cooling demands at military installations, with the goal of enhancing efficiency and reliability.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY


Joe Harroz and Tom Cole.

OU Max Westheimer Airport Receives $36.5 Million for Improvements

April 03, 2024

University of Oklahoma leaders and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) celebrated the recent funding to support improvements to the Max Westheimer Airport in Norman. Renovations include extending and strengthening the runway, developing a new taxiway and adding hangar space to accommodate OU’s growing aviation school and increased airport traffic. The improvements will also create safer ingress and egress passageways.

Entrepreneurial students in the Tom Love Innovation Hub

$1.9 Million Federal Grant Expands OU Entrepreneurship Programs

March 14, 2024

Startup OU, a program of the Tom Love Innovation Hub at the University of Oklahoma’s Price College of Business, has received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to expand its entrepreneurial programs.

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A line of students in costume, on stage, performing a dance.
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"Crazy for You" Dress Rehearsal

April 10, 2024

The University of Oklahoma production of Crazy For You features cowboys, showgirls, exhilarating tap dancing, and a glorious score from George and Ira Gershwin.

Large group of students gather in front of the Bizzell library with their solar glassed to view the eclipse
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Solar Eclipse Party 2024

April 10, 2024

The University of Oklahoma community came together for a Solar Eclipse viewing party on the South Oval this past Monday, bringing food trucks, music, and more to the thousands in attendance.

25 in silver balloons, followed by Big Event in giant letters, surrounded by additional balloons, with buildings and trees in the background.
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25th Annual Big Event

April 10, 2024

The University of Oklahoma celebrated the 25th year of the Big Event on Saturday, April 6. During this yearly event, the #OUFamily comes together for the largest day of community service in Oklahoma.

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