News | Video
Login | Not a member yet? Join now! | Blog
 
RSS Stories tagged with: university of oklahoma
Sort by 

French woman pleads for painting’s return

Sculb sumitted ago via http://www.oklahoman.com (Views: 27, Clicks: 5)  
View Story

A French woman is appealing to the people of Oklahoma to return a painting that the Nazis seized from her family during World War II. But officials at the University of Oklahoma, where the painting is now on display, say returning the painting would set a bad precedent that would imply OU would automatically give away any asset that someone claims.

1 comments | Tags: university of oklahoma fred jones jr. museum of art shepherdess bringing in sheep clara weitzenhoffer | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Apple Inc. recognizes University of Oklahoma education, journalism colleges

Skinner sumitted ago via http://newsok.com (Views: 79, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education and the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma have been recognized as Apple Distinguished Programs for the 2013-2015 academic years.

2 comments | Tags: university of oklahoma college of education jeannine rainbolt college of education apple distinguished programs apple | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

OU included in $3 million gift for biology research

Skinner sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 31, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

A $3 million gift from the Price Family Foundation to the University of Oklahoma and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, N.Y., will be used to create the first anaerobic structural biology program in the United States. The OU-Einstein Research Consortium will be dedicated to advancing groundbreaking research with biomedical relevance in an unexplored area.

2 comments | Tags: university of oklahoma yeshiva university price family foundation biology stem education | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

OU, OSU research results put online

nitajo sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 66, Clicks: 5)  
View Story

The libraries at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma have joined together to create a website that makes published research results easily accessible to the public. The website includes digital dissertations, faculty publications and research, open-access publications and more.

1 comments | Tags: shareok university of oklahoma oklahoma state university digital age | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Isiah Thomas: Colleges must value academic success more than athletic success

Sculb sumitted ago via http://thelead.blogs.cnn.com (Views: 49, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

Isiah Thomas -- College athletics, as it intersects with the educational and life outcomes of black male athletes, is in crisis. This crisis is evident in many ways, including the prevalence of once-aspiring professional black male athletes who end up with no degree, few job prospects, and used-up eligibility.

0 comments | Tags: literacy reading university of oklahoma gerald gurney academic gap | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State featured in CNN report on literacy gap

Sculb sumitted ago via http://newsok.com (Views: 43, Clicks: 5)  
View Story

University of Oklahoma professor Gerald Gurney‘s data is prominently featured in a CNN report on the academic gap, especially in reading levels, between student-athletes at several schools and general student populations at those schools.

1 comments | Tags: literacy reading gerald gurney university of oklahoma mary willingham | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

Sculb sumitted ago via http://www.cnn.com (Views: 75, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

Student-athletes who can't read well, but play in the money-making collegiate sports of football and basketball, are not a new phenomenon, and they certainly aren't found only at UNC-Chapel Hill. A CNN investigation found public universities across the country where many students in the basketball and football programs could read only up to an eighth-grade level.

2 comments | Tags: mary willingham university of north carolina reading gerald gurney university of oklahoma | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State featured in CNN report on literacy gap

Sculb sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 51, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

University of Oklahoma professor Gerald Gurney‘s data is prominently featured in a CNN report on the academic gap, especially in reading levels, between student-athletes at several schools and general student populations at those schools.

1 comments | Tags: university of oklahoma gerald gurney literacy literacy gap reading | Topic: Education Policy BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

OSU, OU, USAO named in top 100 best value colleges

eduK8 sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 42, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were all ranked among the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance report for 2014.

1 comments | Tags: oklahoma state university university of oklahoma kiplinger | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Sooners Without Borders build water systems on break

Skinner sumitted ago via http://www.normantranscript.com (Views: 34, Clicks: 6)  
View Story

More than a dozen University of Oklahoma College of Engineering students and professors gave up their Thanksgiving break to help build water systems in El Salvador. For some students it was their first time out of the country or to be in South America and for other students it was their first trip with Sooners Without Borders, an engineering outreach group that partners with disadvantaged communities to build economically sustainable engineering projects.

1 comments | Tags: sooners without borders environmental engineering stem education university of oklahoma | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

TED conference returns to OU with local, national speakers scheduled

Newman sumitted ago via http://www.oklahoman.com (Views: 48, Clicks: 5)  
View Story

TEDxOU will bring together the brightest thinkers and doers at its third annual conference Jan. 24 at the Oklahoma Memorial Union’s Meacham Auditorium, organizers said. The University of Oklahoma’s independently organized TED event is accepting applications at TEDxOU.com to attend the conference, which will showcase ideas worth spreading from speakers within the OU community and the Oklahoma City metro area.

2 comments | Tags: tedxou ted university of oklahoma | Topic: Higher Education BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

A-F study called 'misleading' by Oklahoma Education Department officials

Newman sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 44, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

A controversial study by researchers at two Oklahoma universities that deems the state's A-F school grading system as flawed is "misleading," according to an in-house analysis by staffers at the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

1 comments | Tags: a-f grades oklahoma state department of education janet barresi university of oklahoma megan clifford | Topic: Education Policy BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Oklahoma Department Defends Integrity of A-F School Accountability in New Study

Newman sumitted ago via http://blogs.edweek.org (Views: 46, Clicks: 4)  
View Story

Andrew Ujifusa -- In a study conducted by one of its researchers, the Oklahoma education department defended its school accountability system that uses A-F grades, after a report released earlier this year by the state's two major public universities sharply criticized the system on a variety of fronts.

1 comments | Tags: a-f grades oklahoma oklahoma state department of education janet barresi university of oklahoma | Topic: Education Policy BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Researchers say state's A-F grading system is flawed

Buldog sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 100, Clicks: 13)  
View Story

Oklahoma's A-F school grading system doesn't provide a deep enough examination of achievement data to inform schools, teachers and parents about how schools are doing, OU and OSU researchers said Thursday night at a meeting of the Tulsa Area Parents Legislative Action Committee.

2 comments | Tags: a-f grades parents legislative action committee oklahoma university of oklahoma curt adams | Topic: Education Policy BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

Ballard on state report cards: TPS' 36 F's 'do not match up with reality'

eduK8 sumitted ago via http://www.tulsaworld.com (Views: 72, Clicks: 6)  
View Story

Tulsa Superintendent Keith Ballard on Tuesday afternoon shared his district's new state report card grades, which he dismissed as "flawed and completely inconsequential."

2 comments | Tags: a-f grades keith ballard tulsa public schools university of oklahoma | Topic: Education Policy BAD >_<

Add to Quicklist

First « Previous    Next » Last
Search Mathetude for this Tag:

New Stories

Top 10 Stories

Copyright (c) 2007 Mathetude.com | Not valid XHTML yet but working on it :-) | Powered by Spring Framework and Mathetude's community.

Version 0.4.2 - Best view with both eyes open. We recommend Firefox 2