First Nursing Broncho Blueprint

student nurses

The Department of Nursing is featuring its first Broncho Blueprint class in Fall 2021. “Broncho Blueprint in the Office of Undergraduate Studies at UCO provides an early exposure, discipline-based learning experience that gives incoming UCO students professional and personal skills to advance in career readiness and transformative learning so they . . .  read more

Fall Update from the Dean

Dear CMS Alumni and Friends,

I am excited to be writing this letter in my new role as Dean of the College of Mathematics and Science.  This past summer the “Interim” was removed from my title.  Likewise, Dr. Bob Brennan, who served this past year in an interim role, is now the Associate Dean.  We also recently welcomed two new members . . .  read more

Get to know Dr. Timothy Dwyer

The summer of 2020 was unique for all of us. Mine was no different. Things were shutting down everywhere. Reports of sickness and death ran through all the news platforms constantly. We did not know what to believe, what was accurate, or the true sense of urgency that we all know so well now.  I was a single dad with two kids at home, nowhere to . . .  read more

Summertime Interactive Video Human Anatomy

I was recently assigned the task of developing the summer Funeral Service Anatomy course into one that would reduce lab attendance to one full week and supplement lab time with interactive video and online modules. This was to continue to expand the Funeral Service Department distance course offerings to accommodate more of our commuting and out-of-state . . .  read more


Amanda holding a book club book

In Fall 2019, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics was awarded a grant to run a summer program called GirlsGetMath@UCO, mirroring a well-established program at The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research at Brown University. However, COVID-19 hit, and all summer camps were put on hold. We were hopeful for Summer 2021, but during . . .  read more

Welcome Mr. Chi San (Derrick) Lau

Chi San Lau in front of a white board

Mr. Chi San (Derrick) Lau joined the computer science (CS) faculty as a visiting instructor in fall 2021.  Mr. Lau holds an MS in Computer Science degree from UCO.  While studying at UCO, Mr. Lau completed the first graduate thesis of the MS in Computer Science program under the supervision of Dr. Jicheng Fu.  His research focuses on applying . . .  read more