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2014-08-27 23:02:22

Military personnel and their spouses will have the opportunity to learn about online career training and special military tuition assistance programs available through World Education.net and its partner OU Outreach at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Career Fair. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 World Education.net is pleased to announce that it will be among the exhibitors at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Job Fair. The event is a joint production of the DAV and RecruitMilitary,...

2014-07-30 23:05:55

Nationally recognized OU Outreach has added several new titles to its library of online continuing education courses. The online certificate courses are being provided by World Education.net through a partnership agreement entered into earlier this year. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The University of Oklahoma’s University Outreach College of Continuing Education is offering additional online courses through its partnership with World Education.net. The newly added courses...

2014-03-14 20:20:34

Price College of Business Energy Institute at OU hosts energy leaders NORMAN, Okla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thought leaders from the energy industry will meet on the University of Oklahoma's Norman campus next month to discuss the global and domestic impact of a steadily increasing U.S. energy supply. The Price College of Business Energy Institute at OU will serve as host for the second annual Energy Symposium on Thursday, April 10. "We are experiencing a time of...

2014-01-23 12:24:24

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Oklahoma Price College of Business began offering an Executive MBA in Energy (EMBA) this month. Created by the Energy Institute within the Price College of Business, the program allows students to learn primarily online with three weeklong in-person residencies, the first of which participants just completed in Norman. "After nearly three years in development, it was rewarding to meet the students who selected...

2013-11-07 13:48:10

The University of Oklahoma Natural Products Discovery Group has taken an unconventional approach to finding new compounds with therapeutic relevance by launching a crowdsourcing initiative with citizen scientists from around the country. With this approach, OU researchers team with the public to sample soils from all across the United States for the purpose of identifying new microorganisms that produce drug-like compounds. This effort recently led to the discovery of maximiscin, a unique...

2013-07-03 15:07:08

A University of Oklahoma-developed theory provides the rationale for the next-generation particle accelerator—the International Linear Collider. The discovery of the Higgs boson at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerland this past year prompted particle physicists to look ahead to the development of the ILC, an electron-positron collider designed to measure in detail all the properties of the newly discovered Higgs particle. Howard Baer, professor in the OU...

2013-04-19 19:20:47

Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species, but while groups such as mammals, birds and reptiles have been fairly well understood by scientists for decades, knowledge about relationships among many types of fishes was essentially unknown — until now. A team of scientists led by Richard Broughton, associate professor of biology at the University of Oklahoma, published two studies that dramatically increase understanding of fish evolution and their relationships. They...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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