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Dr. Andrew Magnusson published a chapter on “Zoroastrian Fire Temples and the Islamization of Sacred Space in Early Islamic Iran,” in the volume Islamisation: Comparative Perspectives from History, edited by A.C.S. Peacock (Edinburgh University Press, 2016). Dr. Katrina Lacher published “Where’s the Beef . . . From: Boycotting Burger King to Protect Central American Rainforests,” […]

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Between July 16 and 30, 2017, five faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts attended an interdisciplinary faculty work shop sponsored by the Undergraduate International Studies Foreign Language (UISFL) program funded by the Department of Education at the East West Center on the campus of the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Dr. Peter Hershock, director of […]

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Leadership Oklahoma City recently named Catherine Webster, Ph. D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts, to its Signature Program Class 36. The Signature Program is 10-month series of classes, each focusing on a different community issue. The program’s aim are: to develop leaders for civic service through education about OKC’s needs, resources, and opportunities; […]

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Dr. Michael Springer and Dr. Mark Janzen traveled with UCO students to London on an Applied Research Study Tour. Their work has been featured on Lambeth Place Library’s blog, A Monument of Fame. On June 15, 2017, History and Geography undergraduate Rachel Watson, MA candidate Caroline Rechner, and assistant professor Marc Goulding, Ph.D, presented in […]

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American Advertising Federation Team 2017

Kudos to UCO Mass Communication’s American Advertising Federation (AAF) Team on competing in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in New Orleans, Louisiana! The team  presented its campaign for this year’s client, Tai Pei Frozen Asian Food. The team placed first at the AAF District 10 competition in Fort Worth, Texas in April, competed in […]

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Dr. Sarah Kyle received a Franklin grant from the American Philosophical Society to support archival research in Venice during her sabbatical in the 2017-18 academic year. Additionally, in early April, Dr. Kyle presented her recent research in a paper entitled “An Experiment in the Collection of Knowledge: the Roccabonella Herbal as ‘Laboratory’” at the Renaissance […]

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Dr. Eva Dadlez presented her paper “Kitsch and Bullshit as Cases of Aesthetic and Epistemic Bad Faith” at the American Society for Aesthetics’ Eastern Division meeting (Philadelphia, PA. 4/17). She also delivered her paper “The Practical Advantages of Pride and the Risks of Humility” at the Omaha Emotion Workshop (University of Omaha. Omaha, NE. 4/17), […]

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Dear Colleagues, It’s that time again: School’s (nearly) out for summer! After the stress of exam week for students and grading of final assignments for faculty, the whole College can take a collective breath and look forward to a change of pace for the summer. But before we do that, we will celebrate the Class […]

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The UCO Department of English is proud to announce that the Everett Southwest Literary Award has a winner for 2011.  The competition called for novel manuscripts and was judged by writer Sandra Cisneros, award-winning author of “The House on Mango Street” and “Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.” Cisneros chose “Poplar Crescent,” by John Tait, […]

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