During December, KGOU opened our 2013 financial records for the annual external audit. That audit is complete, and I posted the financial report on the KGOU web page.
For fiscal year 2013, total operating income to KGOU decreased one percent from 2012, but private giving in all forms increased about nearly four percent. Private giving now represents 52 percent of KGOU’s budget. Direct support from the University of Oklahoma decreased while in-kind support increased.
Good ideas don't only come from experts. An innovative engineering program in Texas has been proving that college undergraduates can tackle — and solve — vexing health challenges in developing countries.
Two engineers at Rice University in Houston are tapping the potential of bright young minds to change the world.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is the latest college coach to be linked to Cleveland's head coaching vacancy.
Just hours after his Sooners stunned Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, Stoops, a Youngstown, Ohio native, didn't rule out the possibility of jumping to the NFL. On Dan Patrick's national radio show, Stoops said he's not looking to pursue a pro job but "you never know down the road."
Later, Stoops would not discuss rumors tying him to the Browns' job with Oklahoma writers and again said "you never know" when pressed on the subject.
The Russian city of Volgograd is still reeling from two suicide bombings this week at the main railway station and on a city trolleybus that killed dozens and wounded scores more.
No claim of responsibility has been made for either attack, but they come a few months after the leader of an Islamic insurgency in Russia's south called for attacks in the run-up to February's Winter Olympics in the resort city of Sochi.
A protester shouts slogans as others wave Syrian opposition flags during a demonstration organized by Lebanese and Syrians living in Lebanon, against Assad and to express solidarity with Syria's anti-government protesters - April 2012.
Lebanon and Iraq have been hit by a wave of bombings in recent months as the civil war in Syria increasingly spills over into its neighbors, further stoking sectarian tensions that are already running high because of the war next door.