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Film screening Thursday in preparation for Giles Symposium

Faculty will host a showing of the movie, Inequality for All at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in room 124 of Davis Hall.

The event is free and open to the public. The film is being shown in preparation for the upcoming Giles Symposium, which focuses on income and wealth inequality.

Inequality for All is a documentary that discusses the increasing inequality in the American economy.

Student artist work chosen for state show

A USAO art student’s work has been chosen for a statewide, juried art competition.

Vaunda Knapp, a senior fine art major from Ardmore, will see her work featured in the Momentum Tulsa art show.

She says her work, a three-dimensional sculpture titled “Lesser,” is an attempt to convey sensations that individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and similar mental conditions experience.

USAO releases 2014 Summer honor rolls

More than 150 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the summer 2014 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, the USAO registrar has announced.

Performing arts series season tickets now available

Fresh off a successful season featuring the return of the Golden Dragon Acrobats, the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series (DWPAS) is poised to entertain campus and community audiences with a diverse slate of performers in its fourteenth season at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Tickets for the 2014-15 DWPAS season are now available at a cost of $40 for the general public; $35 for seniors 60 and over; $35 for USAO Alumni Association members; $20 for USAO staff/faculty; $12 for all students and children under 18; and $8 for USAO students.

Tickets can be purchased at the USAO Business Office, by calling (405) 574-1213 or online at usao.edu/dwpas.

Upcoming symposium speaker examines inequality

Dr. James Galbraith, known for research into the causes and consequences of income inequality, tackles a related problem in his new book. The End of Normal argues that, on the grandest scale, economic problems are no longer easily solved by the standard answers of austerity or stimulus and new approaches are needed.

Galbraith is scheduled to deliver the keynote address for seventh annual Ray and Mary Giles Symposium for Citizenship and Public Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

The event is free and open to the public.

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