Dr. Desiree Hill, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, has published a peer-reviewed article, “PTSD in the Newsroom: A Grounded Theory View of Organizational Leaders and Trauma,” in the spring edition of the “International Journal on Media Management.” The study uses a grounded theory approach to learn how newsroom leaders experience trauma and how they learn […]
“This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s” (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021) has been named a finalist in nonfiction in the 2022 Oklahoma Book Award competition. This volume, edited by Dr. Patti Loughlin, Professor of History and Geography, and Sarah Eppler Janda, features thirteen scholars including Dr. Lindsey […]
Mark Woodward, Information Officer, Education Officer, and Legislative Liaison for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, was a guest on Episode 9 of the “The ’33’: Methamphetamine: A Love Story” podcast that Dr. David Nelson, Professor of Mass Communication, and Dr. Rashi Shukla, Professor of Criminal Justice, co-host. Topics include the status of […]
Dr. Wayne Stein, Professor of English, will deliver a talk titled “Resilience Against Cancer: Thriving Amidst Adversity” on April 14 as part of the TEDxUCO series. Dr. Stein will discuss 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 […]
The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts hosts the 34th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, offering students the opportunity to present their exemplary writing and research and to participate in other academic and creative activities. Classes in the College of Liberal Arts are redirected during the event to allow students to […]
UCO assistant professor of political science Dr. Alyssa Provencio recently contributed to NPR’s story, “The Midwest Tornadoes, Climate Change, And The Future Of Extreme Weather.” The piece, about the December 2021 tornados and the present climate crisis, is available to stream by following this link.
The Liberal Arts community mourns the passing, on December 28, 2021, of Dr. Pamela Turner Washington, the fourth dean (2004-2012) of the College of Liberal Arts. Dr. Washington, who joined the UCO faculty in 1989, served with distinction as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of English; as Director of Composition in the Department of […]
Attention, Short Story Writers living in or writing about Oklahoma, New Mexico, or Texas! The Everett Southwest Literary Award opens January 1st, 2021, for the 2020-2021 contest season and runs through February 15th, 2021. First place receives $5,000 and the second place manuscript will receive $3,000. Joining previous judges such as Sandra Cisneros, Rilla Askew, […]