January 2009

USAO Students to Help Celebrate Bernstein Feb. 23-28

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January-30-2009

 

New Plays and an Extended Deadline Announced for USAO New York Trip

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January-29-2009
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Payton Hamm enjoys the New York skyline from the rooftop gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art during last year's trip. It's not too late to be a part of the trip. USAO invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and local community members to join a team of travelers headed to New York May 19-24. More information is available from tour leaders Roger Drummond at (405) 361-2554 or Jacquelyn Knapp at (405) 361-2554.


Legendary Biologist, Pulitzer Winner E.O. Wilson Addresses USAO March 26

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January-28-2009
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Considered by many as the father of the modern environmental movement, Edward O. Wilson will be the featured speaker during the third annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium March 26 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. The legendary biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner will address the public during a lecture at 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium in Troutt Hall on the USAO campus. He also will be a part of a panel discussion from 4-6 p.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheater at USAO. Both events are free and open to the public.


USAO Musicians Selected for All-State Honor Band

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January-27-2009
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Flutist Kari Westmoreland and alto saxophonist Rebekah Ervin were selected to perform with the state’s top university musicians. The USAO music students will join the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Honor Band for a live performance Jan. 29 in Tulsa as part of the annual Oklahoma Music Educators Conference.


USAO Celebrates Music of Genius Leonard Bernstein Feb. 23-28

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January-23-2009
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Composer and Renaissance man Leonard Bernstein changed musical theatre and musical film scores forever with his daring approaches. His life and work will be explored in the weeklong Bernstein Festival of Music and Ideas on Feb. 23-28 at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Two concerts, a special showing of the movie “On The Waterfront,” and two performances of “West Side Story” will be featured at 7:30 p.m. each night. (Photo by Pierre Vozlinksy, courtesy The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc.)

 

USAO Students Use Books, Food to Reach Underprivileged Children

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January-21-2009
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Collecting food for the Chickasha Emergency Food Pantry are Student National Education Association members (standing) Krisha Price, an elementary education major from Cyril; Stephanie Grillo, an early childhood education major from Chickasha; (kneeling) Misty Rainwater, an elementary education major from Apache; Monica Rempe, an elementary education major from Chickasha; and Dr. Jeanne Mather, professor of education and sponsor for SNEA.


Alecia Gonzales to Receive Public Humanities Award

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January-20-2009
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Alicia Gonzales enjoys her most natural environment – the classroom. Gonzales will be honored in March as the recipient of the Oklahoma Humanities Council’s 2009 Public Humanities Award. Gonzales is a lifelong educator, Kiowa-Apache author and a 1965 graduate of the Oklahoma College for Women. In addition to her many honors, she was named to the USAO Alumni Hall of Fame in 2005.

 

Class Project to Celebrate Lincoln’s 200th Birthday

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January-20-2009


Deadlines for USAO European Trips Approaching Quickly

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January-20-2009
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Standing in front of Heidelberg Castle are participants from last May’s USAO trip to Germany. The trip included 32 students and adults. Deadlines for this year’s trips to Europe are Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.


Deadlines for USAO European Trips Approaching Quickly

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January-20-2009
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Standing in front of Heidelberg Castle are participants from last May’s USAO trip to Germany. The trip included 32 students and adults. Deadlines for this year’s trips to Europe are Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.