LIBR hopes to gather a sizable student population for their future research programs. courtesy Public Radio Tulsa

LIBR researcher on treating anxiety with exposure therapy

Laura Garrison discusses the negatives of anxiety and the exposure therapy treatment that LIBR is researching. LIBR, the Laureate Institute for Brain research, is working to combat anxiety. Laura Garrison, one of the researchers at LIBR, spoke to The Collegian about a study which which she is involved in that studies patients who have high […]

Remembering 9/11: 17 years later

The terrorist attack shook the country and permanently changed American culture; here we remember the events and victims. On September 11, 2001, 17 years ago, America suffered one of the most tragic events in national history after 19 terrorists crashed four airliners into different locations, including into both towers at the World Trade Center. Many […]

The construction around campus, which interrupts the landscape and walking paths, is set to conclude soon. photos by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Holes appear around TU amid construction

Pipe corrosion over time led to the widespread repair of the hot water pipes around campus. Across campus, construction crews are replacing the pipelines that carry the university’s heated water throughout campus due to corroded pipes. Originally, every building on campus had a boiler that provided heated water for the building. However, around the 1920 […]

Vladimir von Batterson protests for equal rights. Graphic by Conner Maggio

Batty new residents arrive on campus

Resident bats push for equal rights amid evictions from campus dorms. Current reports say that homeless bats are trying to make residence in the Lottie Jane Mabee Hall. However, current residents are inconsiderate of their hopes of finding a new home. Over the last three weeks, there have been six bat sightings in Lottie, all […]

TU's partnership with LIBR was born in the hopes of cultivating a university more privy to the mental needs of its students. courtesy LIBR

TU Partners with LIBR to conduct TU Tough Study

The study will compensate all participants and is in two parts, the first of which is open to all first-year students at TU. LIBR, the Laureate Institute for Brain Research, recently partnered up with the University of Tulsa to conduct research on first-year students to study the effect of psychological toughness training on a student’s […]

Kirsten Robertson is here at TU to provide additional support for students undergoing mental trauma. photo by Brooke-Lyne Holland

Alexander Health Center adds position for mental crisis response

The Alexander Health Center defines and explains their new hire’s position. Improvements are coming to the Alexander Health Center Counseling Center this semester to help students deal with stressful situations. Staff Counselor and Outreach Specialist Kirsten Robertson is here to help students at TU. Robertson went to Antioch University in Seattle and majored in clinical […]

Though medical marijuana has been legalized within the state, Oklahoma campuses haven't caught up. graphic by Raven Fawcett

Medical marijuana belongs on campus

Despite its history of misuse, marijuana should be legally available to those in need of its medicinal properties on campus. Marijuana possession is legal in most public places, including college campuses located in Oklahoma, and is also the most commonly abused illegal substance in the world. The many attempts to legalize medical marijuana in the […]