A Reflection on Tulsa 1921: Reporting a Massacre

Front cover of the book Tulsa 1921 Reporting a Massacre

Written by Saheli Nath, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Management — 

This book is a fascinating work highlighting the contradictions between history and memory. In this book, Krehbiel describes the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 and discusses the antecedents and consequences of the tragic event that left somewhere around ~300 African Americans dead (estimates . . .  read more

Non-Binary Lives Book Reflection Reveals Challenges

Front cover of the book Non-binary Lives An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

Vanessa Bentley, Ph.D., Humanities and Philosophy

I attended two out of three sessions for the Non-Binary Lives reading group led by Ed Cunliff. I joined the reading group for professional and personal reasons. Professionally, as a gender studies scholar, I’m interested in inclusionary and intersectional accounts of gender, particularly from the . . .  read more

Create an “Unpracticed Conversations Assignment” for a course that you teach. How will you apply the concepts learned from the book?

Front cover of the book Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

By Laura Dumin, Ph.D., English

I am hoping to teach George Takei’s “They Calles Us Enemy” this spring. It’s a graphic novel about the Japanese internment camps in America. My hope is that by looking at this moment in time we might begin to discuss what it meant to look Asian/be Asian at that time. I’d like to talk about what it means to . . .  read more

Fuel for Finals

Don’t forget to stop by OLN 109 today 5/3 on your way to take the finals and grab you a donut!! Just a little  reminder that we are thinking about you in this stressful time, first come first serve so make sure you come get yours!!

Feature Story: Leadership Development Opportunities at UCO

Fran Petties, director of Talent Development

UCO supports the development of our current and potential leaders on campus. The application windows for both Leadership UCO (LUCO) and the Management Development Program (MDP) are quickly approaching and we encourage those who wish to grow as leaders to apply.

LUCO intentionally creates an application-based and learning-centered community to . . .  read more

Get to Know a Broncho

Claudia Paisley, information security analyst

What is your background?

I’m coming off of active-duty military where I operated a command-and-control system for 17 years. During that time, I had an array of unique experiences in the Air Force from the beaches of Pensacola, FL, where I was first stationed for nearly 11 years, to the desert sands of Iraq supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn. Yes, it is was . . .  read more

Organizational Change Resources Provided by ComPsych

Jill Robertson, employee experience specialist

Many of us are feeling the impact of the recent reduction in force, myself included. We might be able to manage without the eliminated position, but it’s really hard losing the person who filled it. It’s not surprising that some of us are struggling more than others with the changes, and that’s okay. We’re allowed to have feelings and feel . . .  read more

Summer Safety Tips: Skin Protection and Sun Safety

Jeff Mlekush, coordinator of safety operations

It’s just about summertime which means fun (and yard work) in the sun. Take a minute to learn more about skin protection, sun, boat and water safety so you can fully enjoy all summer has to offer.

Skin protection and sun safety

When you’re out in the sun doing yard work or enjoying your favorite outdoor activities this summer, please remember to be safe when it comes to your . . .  read more