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Oklahoma Tomorrow vows to protect funding for higher education

Oklahoma Tomorrow vows to protect funding for higher education

Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.

Letters to the Editor: April 22, 2014

Again the call for tax cuts goes out. I wrote a letter to Oklahoma Gazette years ago comparing those who call for tax cuts while wanting state and social services to people who would go to a pot luck dinner wanting to eat ham, potatoes and homemade rolls while only taking Oreos or a couple

BOOKS

Kind of Kin, reading, Q&A and book signing with award-winning author and native Oklahoman Rilla Askew, 7 p.m., Apr. 10. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University Drive, Edmond, 974- 2000, uco.edu. THU UCO Friends of the Library Book Sale, located in the basement of UCO Chambers Library, open to the public, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.,

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The University of Central Oklahoma’s American Democracy Project will host a debate over the death penalty, with a banquet to follow. Debaters will cover topics like the Oklahoma Justice Commission’s call for reforms to the criminal justice system, the public’s perceived legitimacy of the reforms and the abolition of the death penalty. The banquet will

Lots of class. Literally.

OU was recently awarded the Davis Cup in recognition of the honor. The Davis UWC program teams universities abroad with partner universities in the United States. Participating students are required to complete high school in a special program designed to get them up to speed for English-only instruction. OU President David Boren is, according to

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The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Fine Arts and Design will host the art exhibit Get Your Geek On: Celebrating Art in Anime, Comics and Video Games. The exhibit is a play on Comic-Con, a convention for fans to geek out about anime, comic books, video games and more. Artwork from UCO students, professional

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The University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s wine-tasting fundraiser, Toast to the Arts, raises money for student activities and special programming. Tasters receive a souvenir engraved wine glass, a cocktail of Cupcake Prosecco with St. Germain and a flight of white wines including Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc, Sofia Riesling, Eberle Muscato, Franciscan

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The University of Central Oklahoma’s Department of Design will present the projects of 14 interior design students in the exhibit Premises: Undergraduate Thesis Projects in Interior Design. The projects include a learning center for autistic children and their parents and a sustainable home for a family of four. Premises opens Thursday with a reception from

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Tim Tharp, award-winning author and Oklahoma native, will introduce the University of Central Oklahoma’s screening of the film The Spectacular Now, based on Tharp’s 2008 novel. The screening is part of the university’s Literature in Performance series. The film stars Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley and premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The screening

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