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Students walking on the South Oval on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus during the first week of classes for the fall 2023 semester.
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First Days of Fall Semester 2023

August 21, 2023

The University of Oklahoma began the fall 2023 semester on August 21, 2023, with a record number of first-year students.

Class Kickoff 2023 on the big screen at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium during event on August 11, 2023.
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Class Kickoff 2023

August 11, 2023

The University of Oklahoma officially welcomed its largest freshman class in school history at the annual Class Kick-Off event, held in the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

Family smiling during OU move-in, August 8, 2023.
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OU Move-In 2023

August 09, 2023

As the fall semester approaches for new students and their families, the University of Oklahoma welcomed first-year students for Move-In 2023.


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August 21, 2023

First Days of Fall Semester 2023

The University of Oklahoma began the fall 2023 semester on August 21, 2023, with a record number of first-year students.


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August 11, 2023

Class Kickoff 2023

The University of Oklahoma officially welcomed its largest freshman class in school history at the annual Class Kick-Off event, held in the Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.


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August 09, 2023

OU Move-In 2023

As the fall semester approaches for new students and their families, the University of Oklahoma welcomed first-year students for Move-In 2023.


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June 09, 2023

International Precipitation Conference

The University of Oklahoma hosted the 14th International Precipitation Conference on June 5-9, 2023 with 471 participants from 36 countries representing academia, industry, government agencies, and non-profit research institutes.


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May 12, 2023

Best of 2023 Convocations and Commencements

The University of Oklahoma honored the achievements of the Class of 2023 at the 131st Commencement ceremony on May 12, 2023 and college convocation ceremonies on May 13 and 14.


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April 22, 2023

Spring Game & Kyler Murray Statue Unveiling

The University of Oklahoma held their spring football game on Saturday, April 22, after first unveiling the new Kyler Murray Heisman Trophy statue at Heisman Park.


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April 16, 2023

Hispanic Royalty Pageant 2023

The OU Hispanic Royalty Pageant is an annual scholarship pageant organized and sponsored by the Hispanic American Student Association and Latino Programs & Services. The pageant takes place each spring and contestants compete in several on-stage categories and an interview with judges prior to the event. Crowned royalty serve the community for a full academic year. The pageant showcases contestants' passions for scholarship, service, and cultural awareness.


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April 15, 2023

Indigenous Royalty Pageant 2023

The OU Indigenous Royalty Pageant is an annual scholarship pageant organized and sponsored by the American Indian Student Association and American Indian Programs & Services. The pageant takes place annually during the spring semester and contestants compete in several on-stage categories and an interview with judges prior to the event. The pageant showcases contestants' passions for scholarship, service, and cultural awareness.


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April 12, 2023

OU Cousins BBQ 2023

The University of Oklahoma's Boyd House hosted the 2023 OU Cousins BBQ, an event for the Universities OU Cousins organization to bring international students together and introduce them to the U.S. culture and customs, including delicious BBQ and learning to line dance.


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April 06, 2023

Josh Peck: CAC Event

The Campus Activities Council (CAC) at the University of Oklahoma invited celebrity Josh Peck to speak at this year's CAC event. Prior to the event, a drawing was held to award t-shirts, and five lucky winners received the opportunity to meet and greet Josh after the show.


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April 02, 2023

Asian Royalty Pageant 2023

The OU Asian Royalty Pageant is an annual scholarship pageant organized and sponsored by the Asian American Student Association and Asian American Programs & Services. Contestants compete in several on-stage categories and an interview with judges prior to the event. The pageant showcases contestants' passions for scholarship, service, and cultural awareness.


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March 29, 2023

OU Day at the Capitol

The University of Oklahoma hosted "OU Day at the Capitol" last Wednesday, as a celebration of the University's contributions to the state of Oklahoma. Faculty, staff, and students were invited, and special guests President Joe Harroz, Head Football Coach Brent Venables, and Head Softball Coach Patty Gasso made appearances as well.


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March 25, 2023

Stompdown 2023

The University of Oklahoma presents this year's Stompdown, the annual step-show hosted by the Black Student Association and the National Pan-Hellenic Council, with a special guest performance by Yung Nation. The winner of this year's Stompdown is the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, congratulations ladies!


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March 17, 2023

Match Day 2023

Last week, 130 graduating students from the OU College of Medicine opened envelopes that determined the future of their medical careers.


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March 04, 2023

OU Dance Marathon 2023

The University of Oklahoma held its annual dance marathon fundraiser this past weekend to raise money and awareness for the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Patients got to dance and have fun with OU students, and at the end of the event, organizers revealed that the OU community had raised almost half a million dollars for the hospital.


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March 01, 2023

Latino Flavor 2023

The University of Oklahoma held its annual Latino Flavor banquet in the Union's Molly Shi Ballroom, offering students a wide variety of foods from an array of different Latin cultures and countries.


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February 11, 2023

OU Black Royalty Pageant

The OU Black Royalty Pageant is an annual scholarship pageant that takes place during Black History Month and allows contestants to compete on and off the stage for the chance of being the next Black Royalty King or Queen.


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February 09, 2023

Order of the Owl

The University of Oklahoma College of Law honored four of its esteemed alumni in its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction.


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January 27, 2023

Winter Howdy Week 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).


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January 26, 2023

Young Choreographers' Showcase

The Young Choreographers' Showcase is an opportunity for School of Dance choreographers and performers to show off their original dances. With assistance from the School of Drama lighting designers, they create beautiful performances worthy of recognition.


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December 22, 2022

Best of OU Photography 2022

View 2022 in pictures through the best of University of Oklahoma photography.


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December 17, 2022

Fall 2022 Convocations

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!


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December 08, 2022

4.0 Medallion Ceremony

On Thursday, December 8, the University of Oklahoma honored thirty-two students graduating in December who maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU.


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December 01, 2022

Holiday Lights 2022

The University of Oklahoma hosted its annual Holiday Lights event at Burr Park on Dec. 1. The event included the lighting of the Christmas tree, a Menorah, and the Star and Crescent moon. Guests were treated to hot chocolate, performances of traditional holiday songs, and even a visit from Santa Claus!


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November 19, 2022

OU vs OSU: November 19, 2022

The University of Oklahoma hosted Oklahoma State University for the 117th Bedlam matchup.


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November 07, 2022

School of Aviation Announcement by The University of Oklahoma

On Nov. 7, at Max Westheimer Airport, The University of Oklahoma announced its plans for a major expansion in the School of Aviation, addressing Oklahoma’s critical shortage of aviation professionals.


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November 04, 2022

Fall 2022 Ring Ceremony

The University of Oklahoma honored December 2022 graduates and Pride of Oklahoma Director Brian Britt, at the Fall 2022 Ring Ceremony.


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November 04, 2022

Fall 2022 Outstanding Seniors

Sixteen seniors were chosen for the Outstanding Senior Award for their exceptional achievements in scholarship, honors, awards, leadership, and service.


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October 21, 2022

Lead On Gala

At the “A Time to Celebrate, A Time To Lead” Gala on Oct. 14, the University of Oklahoma announced the public phase of the largest philanthropic campaign in the history of Oklahoma higher education.


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October 15, 2022

Homecoming

The University of Oklahoma celebrated Homecoming 2022 by welcoming alumni back for the annual homecoming parade and home football game against the University of Kansas.


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October 12, 2022

Rah! Rally

OU Rah! Rally returned to Lloyd Noble Center for Homecoming Week 2022. Rah! Rally featured appearances from OU Spirit, the Pride of Oklahoma, OU Athletics teams, and performances from OU student groups.


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October 10, 2022

Indigenous Peoples' Day

OU recognizes, advocates, and honors the rich histories, cultures, and communities of indigenous peoples. American Indian Programs & Services in the Office of Student Life hosted Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations on October 10.


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September 03, 2022

OU vs UTEP: 9/3/2022

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.


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August 22, 2022

Howdy Week 2022

Howdy Week is a week-long series of events taking place during the first week of the fall semester to welcome each student, graduate student, faculty member, and staff member to a new semester at the University of Oklahoma.


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August 15, 2022

OU Move-In 2022

The University of Oklahoma welcomed new and returning students to campus housing for the fall 2022 semester at OU move-in.


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August 12, 2022

Class Kickoff 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.