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Toby Summers

April 22, 2021 | Press Release

EY Executive to Speak April 28 at OU About Digitization, Analytics in the Energy Sector

Toby Summers, managing director at Ernst & Young LLP, will discuss digitization and analytics in the energy industry on the April 28 episode of the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s webcast. 

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Dec 12, 2020 | Press Release

New Year’s Edition of OU’s Sanford & Hall Report Provides Remote Workforce Solutions

The 2021 New Year’s edition of The Sanford & Hall Report, a video series developed by the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma, will feature Remote Workforce Solutions and Cybersecurity Ecosystems. Launched this fall, The Sanford & Hall Report examines remote and hybrid workforces, as well as the development of cybersecurity ecosystems to improve outcomes in 2021. The new episode airs online Tuesday, Jan. 12, on the Price College website. 

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Nov 24, 2020 | Press Release

OU Announces Third Annual Entrepreneurship Expo Winners

Winners of this year’s University of Oklahoma Entrepreneurship Expo have been announced, with awards going to teams in five divisions. The annual expo serves as a public exhibition for students, local business owners and entrepreneurs of all ages, including K-12 students, to showcase new products and services, receive feedback, and compete for top prizes.

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Exterior shot of Adams Hall on the OU campus in Norman, OK

Nov 19, 2020 | Press Release

Princeton Review Ranks OU Entrepreneurship Among Best

The entrepreneurship programs at the University of Oklahoma are among the top in the nation, according to new rankings by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. 

The Michael F. Price College of Business is ranked eighth in the country for its graduate program in entrepreneurship and 23rd in the nation for its undergraduate program. 

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Hunter Hunt

Nov 9, 2020 | Press Release

Hunt Energy CEO to Speak Nov. 18 at OU About the ‘Energy Addition’

Hunt Energy CEO Hunter Hunt of Dallas will discuss the growth of renewable energy and what that means for hydrocarbons on the Nov. 18 episode of the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s webcast.

His message comes at a time when many people are talking about the upcoming “energy transition,” a move away from a world dominated by molecules — oil and natural gas — to one dominated by electrons.

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Oct 30, 2020 | Press Release

OU Launches New Online MBA Program

To address the growing demand for virtual graduate business education, Price College at the University of Oklahoma will launch a new online MBA program in spring 2021. The online format will make it possible for professionals to access Price College’s well-established, top-ranked and accredited MBA program, regardless of where they live and work. Applications for the first cohort currently are being accepted online at mba.ou.edu through Nov. 15.

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Adriana Sanford and Rear Admiral Garry E Hall - The Sanford and Hall Report

Oct 30, 2020 | Press Release

New Sanford & Hall Report at Price College of Business Advances a More Civil Society

The Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma has launched the Sanford & Hall Report, which examines a breadth and depth of challenges that have risen to the top of the C-Suite agenda and are necessary for effective board meeting preparation.

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Oct 22, 2020 | Press Release

SBIR Road Tour Seeks Oklahoma Entrepreneurs for Online Visit Nov. 2-6

Small-business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to register for the upcoming SBIR Road Tour, which arrives online for Oklahoma businesses Nov. 2-6. As part of a 17-stop tour, the virtual event connects entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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Businessmen network with one another at OU Entrepreneurship Expo

Oct 5, 2020 | Press Release

OU Seeks Businesspeople of All Ages for Entrepreneurship Expo

Applications from students, entrepreneurs and business owners to participate in the University of Oklahoma’s third annual Entrepreneur Expo are now being accepted. The expo will be held entirely online Nov. 16-18, with the virtual awards ceremony set for Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Sept 22, 2020 | Press Release

OU Energy Institute to Address Innovation in Power Sector in Sept. 30 Webcast

Kevin Fitzgerald, a catalyst and thought leader in the power sector technology investing community, will speak about “Innovation for the New Energy Era” in the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s Sept. 30 webcast.

Fitzgerald, partner and chief utility officer at Energy Impact Partners, will address the evolution of innovation in the industry in terms of power supply and delivery and what the power sector of the future could look like.

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Students outside Price Hall

Sept 17, 2020 | Press Release

Two OU Business Programs Jump in 2021 U.S. News Rankings

In a time of uncertainty, the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma has reasons to celebrate. Two of its programs have risen in the 2021 college rankings published by U.S. News & World Report

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The OU Global Risks and Threats Searies Leadership Forum

Sept 9, 2020 | Press Release

OU Global Risks & Threats Series Leadership Forum
Session: Reshaping the Healthcare Business Scheduled Sept. 19

The University of Oklahoma is presenting the fourth session of its Global Risks & Threats Series Leadership Forum from 10 a.m. to noon Central Time (USA) Saturday, Sept. 19, with leaders from the intelligence, finance, law enforcement, corporate and cyber sectors. OU GRTS is a collaborative effort between the Michael F. Price College of Business and the OU Center for Intelligence and National Security—an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

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Steve Trauber

Aug 18, 2020 | Press Release

Investment Banker to Speak About Energy Capital Markets Aug. 26 at OU

Investment banker Steve Trauber of Houston will discuss the availability of capital for energy investments on the Aug. 26 episode of the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s webcast.

His message comes at a time when investments in the energy space face significant challenges as commodity prices fluctuate, the emphasis on climate change increases and global energy demand declines because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Aug 10, 2020 | Press Release

OU Tom Love Innovation Hub Awarded CARES Act Recovery Assistance Program Funds

The University of Oklahoma Tom Love Innovation Hub (I-HUB) was awarded a $300,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance Program grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.

The funds are aimed at boosting the university’s capacity to support regional economic development strategies in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Trisha Schuller

Jul 20, 2020 | Press Release

Policy Consultant to Speak July 29 at OU About Generational Change in Energy Industry

Author, consultant and speaker Tisha Schuller will discuss the generational shift taking place in the energy industry on the July 29 episode of the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute’s webcast.

Launched in June, “The Future of Energy” webcast series features guest speakers and covers topics in the energy sector such as hydrocarbon, renewables and energy in transition. The complimentary episodes are available online at price.ou.edu/energywebcast.

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Michelle Foss

Jun 30, 2020 | Press Release

Baker Institute Fellow to Speak in Upcoming OU Energy Institute Webcast

In response to the challenges of pandemic-related global demand for energy resources, the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute is launching a new summer webcast Monday, June 15. The complimentary bi-weekly series will be available online at price.ou.edu/energywebcast.

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Price College of Business | Energy Institute | The University of Oklahoma

Jun 3, 2020 | Press Release

OU Energy Institute to Premiere New Energy Webcast June 15

In response to the challenges of pandemic-related global demand for energy resources, the University of Oklahoma Energy Institute is launching a new summer webcast Monday, June 15. The complimentary bi-weekly series will be available online at price.ou.edu/energywebcast.

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Tom Lumpkin

Jun 1, 2020 | Press Release

OU Entrepreneurship Professor Receives 10-Year Research Award

Tom Lumpkin, the Michael F. Price Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship and executive director of the Tom Love Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at the Michael F. Price College of Business, has received a 10-year Impact Award from SAGE Publishing for his paper, “Entrepreneurial Orientation and Business Performance: An Assessment of Past Research and Suggestions for the Future.”

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The Pandemic Threat - Risks and Impacts of COVID-19 | Cyber Intelligence, Financial Intelligence, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response

May 20, 2020 | Press Release

OU Launches Global Risks & Threats Leadership Forum June 6
First Virtual Event: COVID-19

The University of Oklahoma is launching a four-part OU Global Risks & Threats Series on Saturday, June 6, with leaders from the intelligence, finance, law enforcement, corporate and cyber sectors. The subject of the first of the four forums is The Pandemic Threat: Risks and Impacts of COVID-19, and will focus on the latest threats, trends and strategies on how to address the most critical issues of the pandemic. The forum will be offered online via Zoom.

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AACSB ACCREDITED

April 13, 2020 | Press Release

OU Price College of Business and Steed School of Accounting Maintain AACSB Accreditation

The Michael F. Price College of Business and the John T. Steed School of Accounting at the University of Oklahoma have maintained their business and accounting accreditation for another five years by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). 

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Executive MBA in Aerospace and Defense | mba.ou.edu

April 3, 2020 | Press Release

OU Launches Aerospace and Defense Graduate Programs

As Oklahoma’s second-largest industry continues to grow, the University of Oklahoma is launching new graduate programs in aerospace and defense through the Michael F. Price College of Business to meet a nationwide workforce shortage head-on. The College will offer two graduate-level programs through its Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business, located in Oklahoma City, beginning fall 2020.

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Corey Phelps

March 26, 2020 | Press Release

OU Names New Dean of the Price College of Business

The University of Oklahoma has announced the appointment of Corey Phelps, Ph.D., as dean of the Michael F. Price College of Business, pending OU Board of Regents’ approval. His role at OU will begin July 1. Phelps will join OU from McGill University, where he serves as Marcel Desautels Faculty Fellow and associate dean of executive programs and education at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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EMBA in Energy group photo

Feb 28, 2020 | Press Release

OU’s EMBA in Energy Program Reports Rankings Gains

February was full of highs for the University of Oklahoma’s Energy Institute, which saw two major rankings for its Executive MBA in Energy program. The institute, which is facilitated by OU’s Michael F. Price College of Business, received three significant write-ups in the February 2020 issue of Hart Energy’s industry magazine, Oil and Gas Investor, including the No. 1 ranking in its premiere Top 15 Energy Graduate Programs listing.

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Fall 2019 graduates at December’s convocation ceremony

Jan 14, 2020 | Press Release

Price College of Business Reports Two 2020 Rankings Jumps

The College has announced brand-new ranking jumps in both U.S. News and World Report and Poets&Quants for Undergrads. In the 2020 U.S. News Best Online Programs rankings, the Price College of Business has jumped 15 spots to No. 55 in the nation for its online master’s business program (non-MBA) after debuting in 2019. In late December, Poets&Quants announced another double-digit jump for Price College in its Best of 2020 ranking, to No. 57, up nearly 20 spots from last year.

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Students gather at the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business

Nov 5, 2019 | Press Release

Price College of Business Rises 15 Spots in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools of 2019-20

The full-time MBA program, offered by the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma and housed at the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business in Oklahoma City, jumped 15 spots from last year to 64th in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the 2019-20 best MBA programs.

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