TU to introduce law minor

Next year, the TU College of Law will launch a minor in law. The idea began two years ago during a presidential retreat for senior administrators. According to outgoing Dean Janet Levit of the College of Law, it began as a combination of both practical and philosophical concerns. On a practical level, Levit said there […]

Eye on the World

Last minute change in New York opera Italian baritone Luca Salsi was asked to substitute for a lead role at the Metropolitan Opera only 30 minutes before the curtains went up. Placido Domingo, who was supposed to sing, had caught a cold. Fortunately, Salsi was about nine blocks from the opera house, so he walked […]

Governor Fallin signs law to reduce prescription drug abuse

In her State of the State Address this year, Governor Fallin spoke of the need to reduce Oklahoma’s prescription drug abuse problem. In a press release, the governor cited Oklahoma State Department of Health statistics that include Oklahoma having the sixth highest unintentional drug overdose death rate in the United States for 2013. Oklahoma also […]

Students receive national research scholarships

Several TU students were awarded Goldwater and National Science Foundation scholarships this year. Senior Caleb Lareau, senior Mitchell Trafford, graduate student Edward Lannon, alum John Eason and alum Thomas Linscott won National Science Foundation awards. Each recipient will be awarded $138,000 to conduct research without having to answer to a particular institution. Lareau plans to […]

Campus Crime Watch

April. 3 Officers were dispatched to possible noise complaint. Upon arrival they discovered numerous students were in possession of contraband, marijuana related items. Some of the items were destroyed by Campus Security and the remaining items were confiscated, logged, and kept for safekeeping in property lockers. 11:30 a.m. Bike Shop staff impounded a mountain bicycle […]

Research Colloquium showcases student projects

From last Tuesday to Saturday, the University of Tulsa hosted its 18th annual Student Research Colloquium. The Colloquium was a chance for a wide range of students to present their research from many subjects, ranging from computer science to mechanical engineering. Graduates and undergraduates alike submitted finished or in-progress works for judging. Most projects were […]

Rep. Kevin Matthews wins Senate primary

State Senator Jabar Shumate resigned his seat on Jan. 6 of this year in order to work for the Oklahoma Federation for Children, a school choice group. He represented District 11, which covers parts of TU west of Delaware. The Democratic primary was held on April 7. Republicans did not field any candidates. State Representative […]

Eye on the World

French hostage survivors sue news outlets Hostage survivors are suing several news outlets, saying that they may have endangered lives during the Paris attacks in January. Two days after the Charlie Hebdo attacks on January 7, Amedy Coulibaly took several hostages inside a Jewish supermarket, killing four. Six of the survivors claim that live coverage […]

TU endowment passes one billion dollars

According to TU’s financial audits, total endowment for 2014 surpassed $1 billion for the first time in school history. Endowments typically pay out about 5 percent, which means that the University of Tulsa’s “endowment generates approximately $50 million per year toward our overall operating budget of more than $200 million,” according to Kevan Buck, our […]

TU tuition scheduled to increase fall 2015

According to the University of Tulsa, tuition is increasing next semester to $38,556 for the year. However, that price is only for the incoming freshmen. Continuing students will only see their tuition rise to $36,802, according to Earl Johnson, the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Services. Johnson observed that “the rate of increase […]