Category Archives: Exhibits and events

Two new space exhibits are now open

The Carl Albert Center of the University of Oklahoma has launched a new exhibition, “Rockets’ Red Glare: Robert Kerr and the Space.” View the exhibit both online and in person at Monnett Hall on the north oval of the OU … Continue reading

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Celebrating Shakespeare at OU

On this day set aside to recognize the birth of William Shakespeare (1564-1616), we have much to celebrate on the OU campus relating to Shakespeare and his times. In February we learned that the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History was selected … 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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Announcing the Galileo’s World exhibition

by Kerry Magruder The Galileo’s World exhibition brings worlds together, connecting the world of Galileo with the world of OU during the University’s 125th anniversary. Beginning in August, 2015, the Galileo’s World exhibition will offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view … Continue reading

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