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World music ensemble kicks off performing arts series

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September-18-2012
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Dr. Amie Maciszewski (right) and her ensemble Sangeet Millennium are the first performers in the 12th season of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series. They are scheduled to perform beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

Campus and community audiences will have a rare opportunity to experience one of India’s finest musical treasures when world-music ensemble Sangeet Millennium kicks off the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series. The group, founded by Dr. Amie Maciszewski, is scheduled to perform beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.

USAO walk-through enrollment Friday

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August-20-2012
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Dr. Chris Walker, chair of the division of Social Sciences and Business and associate professor of psychology, speaks to a group of new students during Orientation Week at the University of Science and Arts at Oklahoma. Though many incoming students are already on campus, enrollment will continue, culminating with walk-through enrollment on Friday. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 27.

Classes at the University of Science and Arts begin Monday, Aug. 27 with walk-through enrollment scheduled for Friday.

Book rental program refined, improved

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August-08-2012
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Textbooks from the USAO bookstore are available for rental in additional to the traditional purchase model. Improvements to the rental program include more savings versus the purchase price of the book and greater flexibility in the rental period.

While a range of improvements to grounds and dining facilities will greet students when they return Aug. 27 to the University of Science and Arts, a better textbook rental program just might prove the most popular.

Healthcare law forum July 18 at USAO

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July-11-2012
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Dr. Aleisha Karjala (second from left) speaks with a group of students after class. Karjala, an associate professor of political science at USAO, will host a public forum on the Affordable Care Act beginning at 2:30 p.m. on July 18 in the Davis Hall Amphitheater at USAO.

With the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, confusion reigns among supporters and opponents alike of the controversial measure. In hopes of balancing partisan rancor with fact, Dr. Aleisha Karjala will host a Health Care Reform forum beginning at 2:30 p.m. on July 18 in the Davis Hall Amphitheater on the campus of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Davis: Lessons of Civil War echo in modern politics

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June-13-2012
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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, noted historian William C. Davis is slated to present The Summer of ’62 as the keynote address for the inaugural Summer History Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on June 19 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at the University of Science and Arts.

For William C. Davis, history is not something abandoned to the past. It is a force that touches our lives every day.

OCLA reunion schedule June 21-24 at USAO

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June-07-2012
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Good food and great conversation were a part of the 2010 OCLA Reunion. Planning is well underway for this year gathering at USAO June 21-24. Registration forms and a complete schedule are available online at usao.edu/alumni.

Music, food, games and a lot of good memories are all scheduled to be a part of the OCLA Reunion at the University of Science and Arts June 21-24.

Enrollment for Summer swim lessons begins May 31

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May-22-2012
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Local children are invited to register for swimming lessons this summer at USAO’s indoor pool. Lessons are $45 per student, and enrollment runs May 31 and June 1. Students can pick from four two-week programs running throughout June and July. Lessons are instructed by Dr. Nancy Osborn, professor of physical education, shown in back.

Nothing goes together like a hot Oklahoma summer and time spent at the lake or a pool. Parents can gain an added sense of comfort knowing that their children have learned the basics of water safety and swimming proficiency from an experienced professional.

USAO Honors 130 Spring Grads

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April-20-2012
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Graduating from college on the same day she earned her U.S. citizenship is Bled N’Guessan, right, who came to America from The Ivory Coast. Presenting her the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award is Patsy Jo Heidlage of Claremore during Friday night’s commencement at USAO.

CHICKASHA – More than 1,500 people attended Friday night’s commencement in two ceremonies at the college – the fourth time a two-ceremony schedule has been used to alleviate overcrowding in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

Ideas fair at USAO tackles local problems

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April-13-2012
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Dr. Erik Guzik (left) and Dr. Aleisha Karjala (right) talk with students from their Political and Economic Systems and Theories class about projects for the upcoming PEST Innovative Ideas Fair. The Fair is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday in the USAO Ballroom and is open to the public.

Social problems, large and small, plaguing Oklahomans will be the target of students participating in the PEST Fair of Innovative Ideas scheduled for 4 p.m. on April 17 in the Ballroom at the University of Science and Arts.

Spring Showband concert salutes veteran sacrifice

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April-10-2012
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The USAO Showband dedicates its spring concert to the men and women who have served in the United States military. The concert is scheduled for Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The event is free but attendees are asked to consider making a donation of either money or goods to help homeless veterans.

The USAO Showband continues a tradition of public service as it calls attention to the sacrifices and hardships that veterans face upon returning home in a concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Friday in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.


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