OU http://kgou.org en OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works http://kgou.org/post/ou-president-stadium-improvements-works <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;President David Boren says the Board of Regents will likely consider upgrades to OU's stadium when the panel meets next month in Ardmore.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 16:51:00 +0000 Associated Press 28912 at http://kgou.org OU President: Stadium Improvements In The Works OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year http://kgou.org/post/ou-flat-rate-tuition-no-state-increase-next-year <p>The University of Oklahoma says it will start offering students a flat-rate tuition and mandatory fees this fall.</p><p>OU President David Boren announced Thursday that full-time undergraduates taking between 12 and 21 credit hours per semester will pay a rate based on the university's current 15-credit hour rate for tuition and mandatory fees.</p><p>“Changing from a per-credit hour basis to a flat rate encourages all of our students to complete their degrees in a shorter period of time and get the best possible value for their tuition and fees dollar,” Boren said in a statement.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:10:52 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 8269 at http://kgou.org OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year OU Pushes Online Material As Textbook Alternative http://kgou.org/post/ou-pushes-online-material-textbook-alternative <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;officials say a program that puts more course material online is saving students on the cost of textbooks.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Associated Press 8018 at http://kgou.org OU Pushes Online Material As Textbook Alternative Walking With Pride Onto Owen Field for the First Time http://kgou.org/post/walking-pride-owen-field-first-time <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daniel Rodriguez grew up about an hour from Norman. So, naturally, the Sooners were kind of a big deal. He knew from a young age, he would probably never step foot on <a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&amp;q=Owen+Field&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=Owen+Field&amp;cid=0,0,1926763231009947154&amp;ei=I0mVUev2Jo749gTKxYGIBA&amp;ved=0CMIBEPwSMAc" target="_blank">Owen Field </a>as a football star, but he also knew that wasn’t the only way, and in the fall of 2009, he fulfilled a lifelong dream when he sprinted onto the legendary field as a member of the <a href="http://bands.ou.edu/web/" target="_blank">Pride of Oklahoma</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 15:08:00 +0000 Joey Adams 5963 at http://kgou.org Walking With Pride Onto Owen Field for the First Time How To Find Yourself While Traveling The World: A Personal Essay http://kgou.org/post/how-find-yourself-while-traveling-world-personal-essay <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Traveling abroad is a tricky thing. You learn and experience so much, meet new people….but it can be very isolating and lonely at times. Assignment: Radio’s Ana </span>Noshpal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tells the story of the first time she felt she had found who she was, in the context of another country.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 00:28:57 +0000 Ana Noshpal 6077 at http://kgou.org How To Find Yourself While Traveling The World: A Personal Essay The Producers: "Assignment: Radio" And Life After Graduation http://kgou.org/post/producers-assignment-radio-and-life-after-graduation <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The theme of this episode of Assignment: Radio is “Firsts”. So, what better way to end it than with the first host of the show? </em></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 18:10:01 +0000 Meredith Everitt 6032 at http://kgou.org The Producers: "Assignment: Radio" And Life After Graduation Going "Home" For the First Time http://kgou.org/post/going-home-first-time <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Ever since I could walk I’ve never been a home run hitter, I let the other guys do that and grab the glory.” says Craig&nbsp;</span>Aikin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">C</span>enterfielder<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at the University of Oklahoma.</span></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:04:18 +0000 Brant Morrell 5869 at http://kgou.org Going "Home" For the First Time "What About Indian Art?" An Interview With Mary Jo Watson http://kgou.org/post/what-about-indian-art-interview-mary-jo-watson <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Twenty years ago, a degree in <a href="https://www.ou.edu/content/finearts/art_arthistory/programs/PhD_in_Art_History.html">Native American Art and Art History</a> was non-existent. Even today, only a few universities offer Native Art programs, but at the University of Oklahoma <a href="http://www.ou.edu/content/finearts/art_arthistory/programs/Bachelor_of_Art_in_Art_History/mary_jo_watson.html">Mary Jo Watson</a> is responsible for launching a groundbreaking art program with an emphasis on the indigenous perspective.</em></p><p></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:58:01 +0000 Brant Morrell 4072 at http://kgou.org "What About Indian Art?" An Interview With Mary Jo Watson Preserving Creek Linguistic Heritage: An Interview With Gloria McCarty http://kgou.org/post/preserving-creek-linguistic-heritage-interview-gloria-mccarty <p></p><p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Even&nbsp;though parts of Oklahoma were known as Indian Territory in the 19th and early 20th centuries, today only a few thousand citizens speak the Creek language. University of Oklahoma Creek instructor Gloria McCarty and her family are a few of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject.</em></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:36:37 +0000 Ana Noshpal 4002 at http://kgou.org Preserving Creek Linguistic Heritage: An Interview With Gloria McCarty "I Just Want To Be Incredible" Q&A With Adam Croom http://kgou.org/post/i-just-want-be-incredible-qa-adam-croom <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Critics of "Generation Y" say they’re lazy, disloyal, selfish, spoiled and need instant gratification. Others (like </span><a href="http://www.princetonone.com/news/PrincetonOne%20White%20Paper2.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">PrincetonOne</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, one of the top 10 job recruitment organizations in the country) say </span>Millennials<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are independent, confident, ambitious and optimistic.</span></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:20:56 +0000 Ajinur Setiwaldi 3920 at http://kgou.org "I Just Want To Be Incredible" Q&A With Adam Croom