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UCO Masters of Public Administration advisory board chair S.E. Puett has been selected to serve as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practitioner for NASA’s Astrophysics Division Inclusion Panel to review scientific proposals and plans that ensure awareness and accessibility to opportunities for creating sustainable organizational development for NASA’s growing team of diverse talent. “I am […]

Popular Topics: CLA | department of political science
Two video game joysticks on yellow back ground

Matt Knutson, Ph.D., UCO assistant professor of mass communication, was featured on an episode of Limited Level Ups, a podcast about Magic: The Gathering. He was interviewed about his scholarship on the game’s professional history and its failed attempt at making itself over as an esport. Knutson researches and teaches classes on esports and media […]

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication
Jewish refugee children wave at the Statue of Liberty as the President Harding steams into New York harbor

The Metropolitan Library System, in collaboration with UCO’s Department of History and Geography, will host a screening and discussion of episode three of the documentary “The U.S. and the Holocaust” from 4-7 p.m., Jan. 19, in The Bob Burke First Amendment Screening Room, Communications building, Room 120. This is part of a series of events associated […]

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of History and Geography
14 Students in a row smiling. The barbed wire fence of Federal Corrections Institution El Reno can be seen in the background.

Students from the UCO Criminal Justice course Administration of Correctional Institutions recently toured Federal Correctional Institution El Reno (FCI El Reno), a medium-security United States federal prison. This class is led by professor Jaime Burns, Ph.D. “The University of Central Oklahoma provides students with wonderful, rich academic opportunities. Through the School of Criminal Justice I […]

Popular Topics: CLA | School of Criminal Justice
UCO Liberal Arts Fall 2022 Class Marshall Parker Tidwell wearing the ceremonial bronze graduation robe with blue stole.

The University of Central Oklahoma has named Parker Tidwell as the Fall 2022 Class Marshal for the College of Liberal Arts. First presented in 1994, the Class Marshal title has become a proud Central tradition. Each of the honorees will wear a bronze graduation gown and a special stole during the fall commencement ceremonies, signifying […]

Popular Topics: award | CLA | department of political science
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 […]

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of English | presented
Chief Jim Gray- UCO Chaddlesone Lecture Series Guest Speaker

The Chaddlesone Arts and Letters Lecture Series guest speaker for 2022 is Jim Gray. He spoke at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 in the Liberal Arts Lecture Hall, LAS L01. Jim Gray is a former Principal Chief of the Osage Nation (2002-2010) and former publisher (1996-2002) of the Native American Times, the largest […]

Popular Topics: chaddlesone series | CLA | Department of English
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 […]

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Sociology Gerontology and Substance Abuse Studies
Students photograph models on airplane for UCO Photography Camp

UCO Mass Communication held their annual High School Photo Camp this past summer. Oklahoma high school students spent the week developing their photography skills and completed numerous on-location photo shoots with Central’s photo arts faculty.

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication
UCO Photography Professor Jesse Miller shows demonstrates camera settings to student

Congratulations to UCO photography professor Jesse Miller who received the Vanderford Teaching Award. Recipients of the Vanderford Faculty Awards are given to faculty to honor outstanding work. Recipients receive $1,000 and a plaque funded by the estate of Central alumni Austin and Cleo Patra Vanderford.

Popular Topics: CLA | Department of Mass Communication | photography