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Kerry Magruder, Curator; and JoAnn Palmeri, Librarian

46 Years Ago Today: A Galileo-Inspired Banquet at OU’s Symposium in the History of Science

As we prepare to launch a major exhibition in August, 2015, entitled Galileo’s World, we are also looking back to our history. This week marks a notable anniversary for History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. Forty-six years ago (April 8-12, 1969) the University of Oklahoma hosted a Symposium … Continue reading

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Medieval Times

Norman’s annual Medieval Fair follows fast on the heels of the Spring Equinox. So it seems fitting to focus on all things medieval in Norman and at the University. This includes showcasing rare books from OU’s History of Science Collections for a glimpse into how medieval … Continue reading

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Closing a Chapter on King Richard III

With King Richard III (1452-1485) finally being laid to rest, commemorations of his life are underway in Great Britain.  In recognition of these events –the latest chapter in the saga of the discovery of the King’s remains in a parking lot in Leicester — we … Continue reading

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Teach-In on The Western Frontier

The Western Frontier is the theme of the 2015 University of Oklahoma Teach-In, scheduled for Monday, March 9, in Catlett Music Center and other campus locations. For information on resources available at OU Libraries relating to the themes of the event, see the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Darwin’s Birthday

In recognition of Darwin Day 2015, the annual celebration of the birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), we invite you to learn more about books and manuscript materials by Darwin held in the History of Science Collections at the University … Continue reading

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Mellon Travel Fellowships

Through a generous endowment provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Oklahoma offers a short-term travel fellowship program to support research in the history of science for periods ranging from 2 to 8 weeks. For information about … Continue reading

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Renovation progress

A major renovation project now underway on the 5th floor of Bizzell Memorial Library will transform how students and the public experience special collections. With an area of approximately 10,000 square feet under construction, the project will reconfigure the old … Continue reading

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