Doctor of Nursing Practice program receives ACEN accreditation

Launched in 2017, The University of Tulsa’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has now been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Sheryl Stansifer, the director of TU’s School of Nursing, explained the importance of this milestone: “The Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) requires accreditation for DNP programs. In addition, the […]

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 […]

AAC seeks to improve student athletes’ mental health

Leaders from the American Athletic Conference and its 13 member institutions gathered at The University of Tulsa for the third annual Academic Consortium Symposium on March 28-30, 2019. The symposium brought together scholars, practitioners and current and former students to discuss the avenues that will improve overall well-being of both students and student-athletes. TU Faculty […]

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 […]

TU receives more than $1M in DoD funding

The University of Tulsa will soon improve its interdisciplinary research and training with a new Department of Defense award received by Associate Professor of Computer Science Roger Mailler. The Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award, totaling more than $1 million, will allow faculty working in neuroscience to purchase a state-of-the-art scanning confocal microscope that can provide a clearer picture of individual neurons. “The system will be used […]

Repetitive head impacts and safety among student athletes

March is National Athletic Training Month, and this year it is drawing to a close with two major conferences in Tulsa: the annual meeting and symposium of the Mid America Athletic Training Association (MAATA) – a regional conference for athletic trainers and allied health professionals – and the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Academic Consortium’s 2019 […]