September 02, 2022
The Oklahoma Biotech Innovation Cluster (OBIC) Initiative, a coalition spearheaded by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber alongside primary coalition partners including the University of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Innovation District, and with industry leadership from Echo Investment Capital, has been awarded $35 million through the Build Back Better Regional Challenge of the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
September 28, 2022
As part of the University of Oklahoma’s celebration of Free Speech Week, OU will host a discussion featuring Harvard law professor, author and constitutional scholar Noah Feldman, who will discuss threats to free speech in the age of social media.
September 27, 2022
The University of Oklahoma has received a $250,000 gift from Google, a leading technology employer in northeastern Oklahoma, to support the creation of the OU Polytechnic Institute, a new school in Tulsa with bachelor’s completion and graduate degree programs focused on innovation and advanced technology.
September 08, 2022
The University of Oklahoma has received a $2 million gift from OU alumnus Ronnie K. Irani to promote research and commercialization of emerging energy technologies at OU. His gift, the first of its kind at OU, will allow the university to make “risk-free” investments in promising energy technologies with all potential future proceeds from commercialization targeted for reinvestment in OU’s energy-related enterprises.
Funds raised at the showcase will go to OU Healths Stephenson Center. The 2022 More Than Pink Walk for breast cancer awareness will be held Saturday, October 22nd at the Bicentennial park in Oklahoma City.
The bill, which forbids OU Health from doing gender-reassignment medical care on minors, passed the Senate 31-13 and the House by a vote of 67-24.
Dr. Sebastien Miellet, a research fellow at the University of Oklahoma who specializes in active vision, used eye tracking technology to analyze how super-recognizers scan and process faces and their parts.
It’s less than a month after therapist and Booker T. Washington High School grad Jordan Green, 30, has launched her mental health app, Remble. With a master’s degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma, she is eager to discuss how the app came to be and her goals for her new company at DoubleShot Coffee Co., 1633 S. Boulder Ave.
September 03, 2022
New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables got emotional when athletic director Joe Castiglione presented him with the game ball and the players loudly celebrated his first career victory as a head coach. Dillon Gabriel passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and No. 9 Oklahoma rolled past UTEP 45-13 on Saturday.
August 12, 2022
The Class of 2026 was welcomed to OU with a BBQ dinner, a pre-ceremony flyover by the World War II-era Tulsa Warbirds, a commemorative class photo on Owen Field and a celebratory fireworks display at the event’s conclusion. Featured speakers at the event included OU President Joseph Harroz Jr., head football coach Brent Venables, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students David Surratt, Senior Vice President and Provost André-Denis Wright and Student Government Association President Zack Lissau.