OU Research Featured in Discover Magazine’s Top 100 Stories of 2014

he research of Professor Christina Warinner (Anthropology) will be featured in the January/February issue of Discover Magazine’s Top 100 Stories of 2014. Warinner’s research on ancient dental plaque was selected from an estimated 1 million science stories from around the world. 

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New Website for Siler Lab

A new website has been developed by Assistant Professor Cameron Siler (Biology/Assistant Curator of Herpetology at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History). The website was designed for the Siler Lab with the goal of bridging the gap between scientists, students, and the public, taking an exciting, novel approach to research-based website development.

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Neustadt Festival Held on Campus

World Literature Today partnered with the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts and African & African American Studies to sponsor a dance and theater performance event during the Neustadt Festival held Oct. 22–24, 2014.

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December 2014 Faculty Recognition

  • Forensic Archaeologist Kent J. Buehler (Oklahoma Archeological Survey) was recently presented with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s Director’s Award. This is the OSBI’s highest award for civilians and was given for Buehler’s work in the recovery of human remains and evidence from clandestine graves and other death scenes.
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Chemistry Professor Elected 2016 President of American Chemical Society

Professor Donna Nelson (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has been elected as the 2016 President of the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. She will serve as president-elect in 2015.

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Professor, Inventor Reaches Major Milestone in the Development of Interband Cascade Lasers

A team led by the OU professor who invented the interband cascade laser has reached a major milestone in the development of interband cascade lasers by creating a robust technology that operates at room temperature and works continuously—an important component for building practical systems.

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Vice President for Research Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeier (Vice President for Research on the Norman campus and Regents’ Professor of Meteorology) has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

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Department of Communication Wins Awards at the National Communication Association Meeting

The National Communication Association meeting was held on Nov. 19–23, 2014, in Chicago, Il. The following individuals received awards:

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