OU Team Develops New Antibiotic Formulation To Fight MRSA and Other Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A University of Oklahoma team of chemists has developed a new antibiotic formulation to fight the sometimes deadly staph infection caused by methicillin-resistant S. aureus or MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infectious bacteria. The new drug to treat MRSA combines traditional Food and Drug Administration-approved antibiotics, such as methicillin, with the polymer BPEI. Charles Rice, principal […] Read more »

WDT Named in Silicon Review’s Top 10 Fastest Growing Data Analytics Companies

“Founded in 2000, Weather Decision Technologies serves organizations with higher resolution and more accurate global weather analytics at a price point amenable by all.” Improved weather analytics and weather risk communication provides individuals, businesses and communities the capability to prepare for dangerous storms, saving lives and minimizing damage to infrastructure.WDT’s analytics also help companies leverage […] Read more »

APLU Designates OU as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University

In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has designated the University of Oklahoma as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University. The new designation acknowledges OU’s work with public and private sector partners in Oklahoma and the region to support economic development through a variety of activities, including […] Read more »

OU Research Campus Named 2013 Outstanding Research Park by the Association of University Research Parks

The University of Oklahoma Research Campus has been named the nation’s top research park for 2013 by the Association of University Research Parks. The award recognizes the OU Research Campus for excellence in innovation and places it among such past recipients as the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Purdue Research Park in Indiana and […] Read more »

NWC Biennale Exhibition Opens April 22nd

Late spring and early summer typically reveal active  weather patterns in Oklahoma, and this year will establish a new precedent. However, this particular weather can only be found indoors. The National Weather Center and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the  University of Oklahoma have teamed up with the Norman Arts Council to […] Read more »

Research Campus Holds 8th Annual Celebration

OU’s Research Campus held its 8th Annual Partners Celebration to bring together various disciplines and commemorate the campus’s growth Thursday evening at the National Weather Center. The celebratory event encourages collaboration among members of the research campus by providing a relaxed atmosphere and one roof under which to meet, said Adam Croom, marketing and public […] Read more »

OU Groups Awarded $1.8M In NSF Grants To Expand Research

University of Oklahoma research groups will be able to expand the capabilities of research and training in science and engineering on the Norman campus with the assistance of almost $2 million in grants from the National Science Foundation. The three NSF grants achieved by OU as part of the NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation Program total […] Read more »

Partners Celebration

Dear Colleagues – We cordially invite you to attend the 8th Annual Partners Celebration at the National Weather Center on Thursday November 15th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Please join us for this wonderful event as we celebrate the successful relationships and research activity taking place on our innovative research campus. Your attendance will make this […] Read more »