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November 27, 2018

OU Biologist and Director of Environmental Studies Elected AAAS Fellow

David Hambright

A University of Oklahoma biologist and director of environmental studies, K. David Hambright, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions in the field of freshwater plankton biology, particularly for contributions to understanding food web structure and function across multiple trophic levels
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November 07, 2018

OU's K20 Center Receives $68M in GEAR UP Funding

K20 Gear Up Kids

2018 GEAR UP partnership awards, totaling more than $68 million in funding over the course of seven years. With these awards, the K20 Center has an opportunity to make a significant impact on the quality of education in 46 schools and more than 12,000 students across Oklahoma, many of which have been deeply affected by issues such as poverty and teacher shortages.
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October 26, 2018

OU Professors to Lead Global Research on Bluegreen Algae in Freshwaters

Scooping up algae

University of Oklahoma professors, Karl D. Hambright and Lee R. Krumholz, will lead a global research team to study one of the most common environmental problems—freshwater toxic cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) blooms, which threaten freshwater lakes and pose substantial health risks to humans, pets, livestock and wildlife. The group will address the fundamental interactions between cyanobacteria and other bacteria co-occurring with the blooms.
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October 23, 2018

New Study Examines Attitudes Toward LGT Individuals

Worthen

OU sociologist examines how measures of social contact and social distancing relate to attitudes toward lesbian, gay and transgender individuals.

A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith G. F. Worthen, examines how measures of social contact and social distancing relate to attitudes toward lesbian, gay and transgender individuals in a new study.
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