TU Law student named Most Outstanding Scholar at Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholars Forum

Early each summer, Oklahoma’s Muscogee (Creek) Nation holds a lively public gathering that features games, musical performances, arts and crafts displays, stompdancing, a parade and many other activities. For the second year in a row, the Muscogee Nation Festival included a Scholars Forum, which showcases various research projects being undertaken by tribal members pursuing advanced […]

TU alumnus rings bell 70 years later

When you walk into Frank Riesinger’s home, the first thing you notice is an entryway table with four newspapers browned with age touting the end of World War II. As you turn into the dining room, the display of newspapers turns into stacks. Stacks, side by side, covering tables and chairs and lining the perimeter of the room. “I’m missing about […]

Athletic Training professor honored with International Service Award

On June 25, 2019, Greg Gardner will be honored with the International Service Award from the International Committee (IC) of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). Gardner is a clinical professor of athletic training in The University of Tulsa’s Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences. Certified as an athletic trainer since 1985, Gardner has wide-ranging […]

First-gen college student Antonio Cancelli accepted to 50 universities, picks TU for pre-dentistry

Sixteen-year-old high school graduate Antonio Cancelli can’t wait to escape the city limits of his quiet town in Weeki Wachee, Florida, and begin college. After applying to 72 different universities this spring, he was accepted to 50 and received $7.8 million in financial aid packages. “I’m a first-generation college student, and most of my family didn’t complete high school,” Cancelli said. […]

Nursing student develops training for childcare workers in Nigeria

In addition to keeping on top of her studies, University of Tulsa bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) sophomore Laura Nichols spent winter 2019 spearheading development of training videos for childcare workers in Nigeria. This work is a collaborative effort amongst TU’s School of Nursing, the TU Student Nurses’ Association (TUSNA) and Little Light House, […]

Educating emergency department staff on the signs of strangulation

According to the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of intimate partner violence (IPV). Within seconds, a victim can fall unconscious. Within minutes, they can die. Of the 10 million women who suffer IPV each year, over 8% have been choked or strangled. Even though many of these […]

Conner Bender awarded Truman Scholarship for public service

University of Tulsa computer science senior Conner Bender has received the honorable Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers in public service leadership. The scholarship, awarded in 2019 to 62 students from 58 institutions nationwide, is the hallmark of the Truman Foundation, the nation’s official living memorial to […]

James and Sosa receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two students from The University of Tulsa have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. TU’s 2019 recipients are Jordan Sosa, a physics senior from Florissant, Missouri, and Benjamin James, a computer science senior, from St. Louis, Missouri. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in the […]

2019 Equity Awards to recognize outstanding University of Tulsa students, faculty and staff

  The TU Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Coalition presented the 2019 Equity Awards to recognize outstanding University of Tulsa students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated commitment to promoting, creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment that nurtures the growth and development of our campus community. The award recipients were nominated […]