Student filmmaker Sydney Alison explores Italian cinema abroad

Film studies senior Sydney Alison recently completed The University of Tulsa’s Music and Italian Cinema course in which she explored the history of Italian film every week through class discussions and papers. The experience was very rewarding, and at the end of the semester, she and her classmates traveled to Italy as members of a faculty-led […]

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 […]

Fighting fatalismo: Improving diabetes self-management in the Hispanic community

Not long after Francisca “Fran” Trujillo entered The University of Tulsa’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, she kindly sat for an interview and video. At that time (mid-2017), Trujillo shared glimpses of her inspiring journey from undocumented immigrant to work around the corner from TU at Bama Pie to an active and varied career in nursing. […]

Preserving memories: Archaeology and art in Tulsa’s Black Wall Street

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre was a topic discussed in hushed-tones and rarely within the context of American schools and universities until recent years. Largely omitted from Oklahoma history books, the story of one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the United States was overlooked for decades and many hoped to erase the […]

TU Law student awarded prestigious Native American internship

In late May, University of Tulsa College of Law 1L student Julie Combs will be packing her bags and heading to Washington, D.C., to take up a Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship. For nine weeks, Combs will join 11 other American Indian and Alaska Native college, graduate and law students – including TU Law alumnus […]

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 […]

Megan Lowry receives Marcy Lawless Service Award

Provost Janet Levit presents Megan Lowry with the 2018-19 Marcy Lawless Service Award TU is proud to honor the 2018-19 Marcy Lawless Service Award recipient Megan Lowry for her generous spirit, creativity, vision, the pursuit of excellence and commitment to serving others, both on campus and in the community. As a Military Police Officer of […]

Transformative gift creates $5M Arnall Scholars program at TU

Arnall Scholars Olusola Adeyeye The University of Tulsa is honored to announce a $5 million endowment made possible by Oklahoma entrepreneur and TU alumna Sue Ann Arnall that will make a meaningful education at the state’s top-ranked university more accessible and affordable. The new program, established through a transformative gift from Arnall Family Foundation, will […]

TU honored with 2018 HEED Award for Diversity

The University of Tulsa has received the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. TU is one of 96 recipients to be […]