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Oklahoma City University names Robert Henry as new president

Oklahoma City University announced Dec. 10 its Board of Trustees named Judge Robert H. Henry, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, the school’s 17th president. “The opportunity to return to Oklahoma City University as its President and CEO is an exciting challenge that my wife, Jan,  and I wholeheartedly embrace.  The

Veteran reporter accepts Gaylord Prize in OKC

Hundreds of students, alumni, guests, faculty and staff from OU gathered Dec. 7 in the Century Ballroom at Sheraton Hotel, 1 N. Broadway, to witness the second inaugural Gaylord Prize event.  This year, Gaylord College awarded the Gaylord Prize to Thomas L. Friedman, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winning economics reporter at the New York Times.

OCU may soon kiss frog on west side of Downtown

As redevelopment efforts have flourished in the central business district, Bricktown, Deep Deuce and Midtown in the last decade, the west side of downtown has had a few victories. Overall, it is still littered with vacant lots, dilapidated buildings and a former automobile manufacturing plant largely underused. OPPORTUNITY FORMER FILM DISTRICT FITS THE PICTURE That

New program aims to help adults struggling with literacy

Thirty percent of Oklahoma adults read below a basic fifth-grade level, according to a national assessment completed in 2005. Twelve percent of those read below a second-grade level. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation hopes to change that with a new program called “Get Reading Oklahoma.” OBSTACLES CONCEPT OF TIME 1,300 HOUSEHOLDS The program offers various

New program aims to help adults struggling with literacy

Thirty percent of Oklahoma adults read below a basic fifth-grade level, according to a national assessment completed in 2005. Twelve percent of those read below a second-grade level. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation hopes to change that with a new program called “Get Reading Oklahoma.” OBSTACLES CONCEPT OF TIME 1,300 HOUSEHOLDS The program offers various

OU students take studying on road for summer, semester or year of education abroad

Like many students at the University of Oklahoma, Shannon English started the fall semester of 2006 with a full course load: linguistics, history, international relations and a foreign language. Unlike her fellow OU students, however, English didn’t spend her down time tailgating. Instead, she caught an outdoor concert by Andrea Bocelli in St. Petersburg’s Palace

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