TU student receives NSF grant for doctoral research

Recently, TU doctoral candidate in archeology Alicia Odewale received a National Science Foundation grant for her research into enslaved Africans in the Christiansted National Historic Site in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Odewale, along with the help of Associate Professor Thomas Foster, will use the grant to continue her work. The NSF grant will provide […]

TU named Top 25 Military Friendly school

The University of Tulsa was recently recognized, though not for the first time, as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media. For over a decade Victory Media, a Veteran-owned organization, has been offering institutions an opportunity to distinguish themselves in this manner. Furthermore, the University of Tulsa was designated a Top Twenty Five Military Grad […]

Tulsa’s Little Light House expands programs

A light is growing brighter in the city of Tulsa—the Little Light House. The nonprofit organization, which provides resources to special needs children, is making efforts to expand both its campus and the profound effect it has in Tulsa. “The Little Light House, as one of our volunteers tagged us, is truly ‘the happiest place […]

Introducing Oxley College of Health Sciences

Last week, the Oxley College of Health Sciences opened its doors at its location downtown, on S. Boulder Ave. This college will pull together Communication Disorders and Sciences, Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, undergraduate and graduate Nursing and the School of Community Medicine, in partnership with OU. Dr. Gerald Clancy, who formerly worked as the president […]

Rosaria Butterfield gives talk amid student protest

On Tuesday, November 17, Dr. Rosaria Butterfield came to campus for a lecture titled “Sexual Identity and the Christian Faith.” The discussion focused on Butterfield’s conversion from atheism to Christianity. In particular, it focused on how she, as a lesbian, came to embrace a worldview that holds homosexuality to be a sin. The lecture was […]

City revitalization to continue

In the past ten years the City of Tulsa has seen “Vision 2025,” (approved in 2003) and other developments lead to the BOK center, ONEOK Park (home to the Tulsa Drillers and Roughnecks soccer), and the Brady Art District’s renaissance, which included the Guthrie Green and First Friday art crawls among many other developments. And […]

Absentee voting and you

Absentee ballots allow one to vote even if you can’t make it to the polling station on election day. This can be achieved either through mailing or early in-person voting. However, laws vary by state. As such, you should check the relevant authority in your state for all of the dates and rules about registering […]

Oil industry employees suffer severe losses

Nearly 100,000 American oil company employees—now former—have lost their jobs in the last 18 months due to oil prices falling to extreme lows and American energy companies losing ground internationally. Globally, almost 200,000 positions within the petroleum industry have been eliminated during this timespan. As crude oil prices worldwide drop following increased production by Saudi […]

Letter to the editor

November 17, 2015 Greetings: First, thank you for penning an article on palliative care as an alternative to invasive and costly medical care. I would like to respond and expand on a few points made in the article, as palliative care is one of my areas of research. Financial: You make the point that care […]

Students react to #blacklivesmatter

Immediately following the death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in 2012, social media erupted with #BlackLivesMatter, and the pace hasn’t slowed much since. In fact, it has grown from a mere hashtag to become a full-fledged national activism movement. #BlackLivesMatter is typically invoked when talking about matters of police brutality. However, according to the […]