Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Hispanic STEM Convention

Oklahoma students attend Hispanic STEM convention to move state up in science and technology innovation ranks

Zaria Oates December 3, 2021

Oklahoma Universities sent students to the largest Hispanic STEM convention in the nation, but Oklahoma ranks low among states leading the way in STEM. Convention attendees aim to make Oklahoma’s science...

Patients are served at the Chickasaw Nation Emergency Operations Facility, 1300 Cradduck Road in Ada. Photo from the Chickasaw Nation.

Oklahoma tribes pivot to booster shots in COVID-19 battle

Nancy Marie Spears August 30, 2021

Armed with the news that booster shot guidelines are on the horizon, tribal nations in Oklahoma continue their fight against COVID-19 in a state with a low vaccination rate as another surge pushes health...

The Radar Operations Center, located at the National Weather Center (pictured) in Norman, Okla., coordinates meteorological and engineering support for 122 weather forecasting offices across the US. Photo courtesy University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma technicians key to fixing D.C. radar

Jessie Christopher Smith, Reporter October 5, 2020

WASHINGTON -- A team of six technicians from Oklahoma’s Radar Operations Center arrived Saturday in Virginia to repair the main Doppler weather radar for the U.S. capital. The National Weather Service’s...

Edibles made from low THC strains of cannabis, such as these gummies, are typically recommended for patients over 65 who are not accustomed to smoking. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Cagigal.

For Oklahoma seniors, legal marijuana is a new frontier

Wendy Weitzel, Reporter July 29, 2020

Back doors, secret shops, shady exchanges, cryptic messages on bulletin boards. This is how Belinda Davis remembers the underground weed sales in Fayetteville, the Arkansas college town where she came...

Climate Change and Hurricanes

Sarah Guevara September 19, 2017

    https://vimeo.com/234537488 Grace Whitmill Freshman Biomedical Engineer https://vimeo.com/234536717 Ariana Gannon Freshman Environmental Engineer https://vimeo.com/234536701 Alyson...

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OU Student Shoots for the Stars

Luke Schumacher September 15, 2017

In a day and age that desires more women in STEM fields, an OU student is participating in a year-long mentorship sponsored by NASA to become more equipped to teach future students about science. Eman...

The role of climate change in hurricanes Irma, Harvey

Jordan D'Silva September 13, 2017

By: Jordan D'Silva and Jackson Sharp Climate change has been linked to many of the natural disasters in recent years, but none so heavily as the hurricanes of the past few weeks. OU students were asked...

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