A Letter from the Team: What Social Media Activism Means to Us

When considering the theme for this mini issue, we wanted to highlight the ways in which people process the world’s current political environment. While social media has allowed for a much-needed platform for communities and individuals to raise their voices, it has also allowed a platform for hate groups and individuals to voice their discontent … [Read more…]

Upcoming Events

When: Sep. 27 from 1 – 5pm Where: Heritage Room of the Oklahoma Memorial Union The Step In Speak Out program is sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Women’s Outreach Center. It has three intended goals. The first is to define the problem of rape on college campuses. The second is to look at ways that a bystander … [Read more…]

Call for Submissions on Social Media Activism by September 12th

Social Media Activism – September 2017 Each issue includes a monthly theme. September’s issue will focus on perspectives on political activism with respect to social media, specifically how students, professors, and alumnae of OU use this platform to voice their thoughts. Submission Deadline: September 12th, 11:50pm. Submissions should focus on: OU activism – How are professors using … [Read more…]

Water at OU | April 25, 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 6

Table of Contents Upcoming Events Cover Story: Water Article: An Interview with Christina Owen Article: Professor’s Perspective with David Sabatini Article: Sea Level Rise and the Maldives Article: Professor’s Perspective with Robert Nairn Poem: Una Coalición Como Agua Article: The Challenges of Water Article: A Collegiate Guide to Social Responsibility: An Interview with Green Week Vice Chair Trevor Thomas Article: Vanishing Regions: The Specter of … [Read more…]

Upcoming Events – Water

People’s Climate March OKC When: April 29th Where: OKC, Harkins Plaza, Bricktown On April 29th, People’s Climate Marches will take place in over 200 cities across the nation, including OKC. “We will come together in solidarity with hundreds of thousands of people to reject the proposed cuts in the EPA and other federal agencies which … [Read more…]

Una Coalición Como Agua by Taylor Sanchez

Water is before us. We are only those on the back of a serpent in the middle of the vast wonder that is the possibility to be. Oh, Tlaloc. How you bless us. How could we ever honor that which you give us— Life. I hear the echoes of “Mni Wiconi” to the rhythm of … [Read more…]

Water Infographic by Rachel Whitfield

If you’d like a copy of this infographic to print or share, a printable PDF version is here. Rachel Whitfield is the Director of Marketing for FORUM and a student graphic designer for OU Human Resources. She is a sophomore double majoring in Writing and Marketing with a Spanish minor.

Professor’s Perspective with David Sabatini

David Sabatini is David Ross Boyd Professor and Sun Oil Company Endowed Chair of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma. He joined OU in 1989 and is currently Director of the Water Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center and Associate Director of The Institute for Applied Surfactant Research. His research focuses … [Read more…]

Professor’s Perspective with Robert Nairn

Robert Nairn is the Sam K. Viersen Family Presidential Professor in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of Oklahoma. He is the Director of the Center for Restoration of Ecosystems and Watersheds (CREW), Associate Director of the Water Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center, and Adjunct Professor of Biology. Professor … [Read more…]