TU Law student awarded prestigious diversity scholarship

Earlier this summer, Gavin Burl – a rising second-year student at The University of Tulsa College of Law – received the good news that he had been awarded a Diversity Scholars Program scholarship from the law firm Crowe & Dunlevy. Each year, Crowe & Dunlevy presents this major honor to a TU Law candidate based […]

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 […]

New students prepare for college through JumpstartTU in Panama

Each summer, incoming students are given an opportunity to ready themselves for college life and The University of Tulsa’s unique educational experience by participating in an an annual program called JumpstartTU. The one-week experience in Panama serves as an introduction to study abroad that blends learning about another country and culture with field experience from […]

TU featured in 2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges

The University of Tulsa is honored to again be listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the top 300 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Fiske Guide to Colleges is a best-selling admissions publication used by millions of students, their families and educators nationwide. “Being included among the top universities worldwide affirms […]

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 […]

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 […]