University to host sovereignty symposium
The University of Oklahoma College of Law, American Indian Law Review and OU Native American Studies Department will host its third annual symposium titled “Tribal Sovereignty: A Global Perspective,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at OU ...
Camp Kesem cheers up children of cancer patients
Here, worry takes a backseat, and laughter forms a melodious tune. Here, children can forget the foreign cancer vocabulary, treatment and fear that they are still trying to understand. And here, difficult life experience morphs into ...
Honors College to celebrate 50 years
University of Oklahoma President and Rhodes Scholar David L. Boren will lead a panel discussion March 4, titled “Education for the 21st Century,” featuring three of OU’s Rhodes Scholars, Jason Sanders, M.D., 2000; Andrea DenHoed, 2008; and ...
TV host Pogue encourages investment in STEM education
David Pogue has donned lab coats, goggles, army gear and more. He has been placed in a number of unusual situations and served as an experimental guinea pig in the name of scientific discovery. Yet Pogue isn’t a scientist. He’s a writer, a ...
Sam Noble to offer spring docent training
This spring semester, the volunteer department will offer docent training for three of Sam Noble Museum of Natural HIstory’s galleries: the Hall of the People of Oklahoma, the Hall of Ancient Life and the Hall of Natural Wonders....
OU College of Architecture hosts lecture event
The University of Oklahoma College of Architecture Division of Regional and City Planning and Bruce Goff Visiting Chairs of Creative Architecture co-sponsored a lecture event “Planning, Designing and Construction with Native Knowledge in ...
Historians to headline Teach-In
Award-winning historians Ed Ayers and John Wilmerding will headline the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In on the Civil War” for the public March 10 on the Norman campus. They will be joined by four additional leading historians who will ...
Ecologist to speak about conservation of nature in Anthropocene
Ecologist Michelle Marvier will present a public lecture about the conservation of nature in Anthropocene, a proposed new geological epoch defined by the impacts of human activity, as part of a series on ethics in the Anthropocene....
Lareau says class differences affect upward mobility
Child rearing may cast a long, powerful shadow over one’s upward mobility, according to research on classes differences. Inequality and the American family was the focus of Dr. Annette Lareau’s lecture Thursday night. Lareau spoke as a ...
OU professor recognized by world’s largest scientific society
University of Oklahoma professor Yiqi Luo has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to global change ecology, particularly for pioneering development and application ...
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