UCO English Professor Wayne Stein Speaks at TEDxUCO

Dr. Stein at TEDxUCO, holding nunchucks

Dr. Wayne Stein, Professor of English, delivered a talk titled “Resilience Against Cancer: Thriving Amidst Adversity” on April 14, 2021 as part of the TEDxUCO series. Stein discussed the ways in which he has used the path of the mindful warrior and the weapon of positivity to overcome painful adversities while battling cancer during the COVID-19 . . .  read more

Why Pets Are Often Treated Better Than Grandparents: Presentation by the Honorable Lance Robertson

Lance Robertson guest speaker for UCO Department of Sociology, Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies

The UCO Department of Department of Sociology, Gerontology, and Substance Abuse Studies will host a seminar titled “Why Pets Are Often Treated Better Than Grandparents: Ageism and Inequality in Elder Care” presented by the Honorable Lance Robertson at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in the Liberal Arts Lecture Hall (LAS L01).

The Honorable . . .  read more

Schedule a Tour of The Center at UCO

Dr. Lindsey Churchill and The Center’s sexual health ambassadors
UCO faculty are invited to schedule a class tour of The Center, which houses the UCO Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center, to learn about resources available to students. To schedule a tour fill out this form. Additionally, the Center’s sexual health ambassadors be available to present to classes about researched-based and sex-positive sexual health. To schedule an ambassador to present during one of your classes or events, email Lindsey Churchill, Ph.D., director of the UCO Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center. The Center can also provide lessons specifically for classes or groups regarding topics ranging from LGBTQIA+ and gender diversity inclusion; the importance of pronouns; the UCO women’s, gender and sexuality studies program; healthy relationships and issues regarding sexual assault; and, other related themes. Pictured are Churchill and The Center’s sexual health ambassadors.

UCO Liberal Arts Recognizing Juneteenth

Raised Fist for Juneteenth

June 19, or Juneteenth, is recognized as the oldest celebration acknowledging the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Gen. Gordon Granger, leading a company of about 2,000 Union soldiers, read General Order No. 3 to the citizens of Galveston, Texas.

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation . . .  read more