Category Archives: Exhibits and events

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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Reprising King Richard III at OU

by JoAnn Palmeri King Richard III (1452-1485) is in the news again, with media outlets reporting the results of DNA analysis of his remains, discovered underneath a parking lot in Leicester. This seems like an opportune moment to remind readers of our own contribution to … Continue reading

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OU Lynx

Announcing a new collaboration between the History of Science Collections and K12 educators: The OU Academy of the Lynx. Check out the oulynx.org blog, follow oulynx tweets, join the Galileo-L listserv, and explore the OU Lynx Educator Workspace. Our aim … Continue reading

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