The Norman Transcript


December 8, 2012

OU news in brief



“The Coulter Award recognizes the important leadership provided by Dr. George in the field of hematology nationally and internationally,” said OU President David L. Boren. “We are fortunate to have Dr. George as a member of our faculty.”

The prestigious award recognizes those who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment and made outstanding contributions to hematology, while making a significant impact on education, research and practice.


· Buggin’ Out at Sam Noble Museum

Kids in first through fifth grade who are interested in creepy crawlers will want to sign up now for Spike's Club, an after-school program offered by the Sam Noble Museum in Norman.

Spike’s Club is held one day a week from 4 to 6 p.m. Registration for the six-week spring session is underway now. Session I, for children in first and second grade, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, and 26 and March 5. Session II, for children in third through fifth grade, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28, and March 7.

Club participants explore museum galleries, study objects from the museum collections, play games and get creative with craft projects. Spike’s Club is sponsored by Republic Bank & Trust.

Cost is $35 per session for museum members or $45 per session for non-members. Each participant will receive a Spike’s Club T-shirt with registration. Limited financial assistance is available for families who qualify on a first come basis. To apply, please submit a copy of your free or reduced lunch award letter. Letters may be faxed to (405) 325-4436. To register, or for more information, call the museum education department at (405) 325-1008. Registration deadline is Jan. 29.

— Transcript Staff


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