Recent TU graduate Alex Garoffolo (BA ’18) feels called to help improve American and Russian relations; and after winning a 2018 Fulbright Scholarship for an English Teaching Award to Russia, he will start his diplomacy in a Russian classroom.
The University of Tulsa boasts its first David L. Boren Scholar, Rachel Wolf, an anthropology, Russian studies and music sophomore with a penchant for investigative research. Most students don’t spend winter break with their head in a book, but in December 2016, Wolf spent 250 hours researching Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
TU’s Kendall College of Arts & Sciences provides a broad foundation of study in the fine and performing arts, languages, education and social sciences. From writing novels to researching neuroscience, there is a place for you.
Matthew Baldwin is just a couple of months away from earning a dual degree in chemical engineering and German. As a TU student, he has studied abroad, completed an internship with a multi-national corporation and achieved fluency in a second language.
University of Tulsa Associate Professor Jeremy Daily and a group of engineering and computer science students have received a patent for their work in crash recovery systems. The Forensic Link Adapter is a forensic recovery and preservation system used by highway patrol organizations, forensic engineers, insurance companies and attorneys. The device recovers forensic crash data for heavy duty tractor trailers.
This year, the sociology senior seminar students had an opportunity to intern in the Tulsa community, write an intensive research paper or do a smaller combination of both options. Tune in to hear student stories of learning and research around the Tulsa community.
For years prior to entering college, Atlanta native Nikita Burgess dreamed of becoming a registered nurse. She selected The University of Tulsa because she wanted a school that not only offered her a quality education in nursing but one that would recognize her potential and help her through the challenges of earning the degree. Watch her video as she tells her story of finding her specialization and how she was able to succeed at TU.
Students from The University of Tulsa College of Engineering and Natural Sciences are teaming up with peers at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa to participate in the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. The event, sponsored by the rocket and spacecraft development company SpaceX, challenges university teams from around the world to design and build the best transport pod. Watch the video below to learn more about the competition.
When Ty Jones (BS ’17) of Memphis, Tennessee, was filling out college applications, he Googled the best petroleum engineering schools in the country. Search results showed The University of Tulsa was among the top three. TU’s history as a petroleum engineering leader worldwide was appealing, and he liked what he saw during his campus tour. Once at TU, Jones switched his major to mechanical engineering to learn about different types of technology and widen his view of engineering. “In mechanical engineering, you’re still able to do petroleum engineering,” he says. “It’s pretty much a win-win situation.”
Senior Meghan Harrison is a Biochemistry major from Philadelphia, PA. Watch her TU story as she talks about her journey to TU and how she wants to meld science and judicial affairs together.
Hunter Hart is a junior Chemical Engineering major from Owasso, Okla. Today, he talks to us about the TU Honors Program.
Matthew Wells is a junior from Wichita, Kan., majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Computer Science. This past summer, Matthew interned at the Center for Space Nuclear Research in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Wells was one of only five undergraduates from across the world selected for the position. He spent the summer at the Idaho National Laboratory where he searched for an alternative material to a composite in the protective shell of plutonium inside what’s known as the multi-mission radio isotope thermal electric generator.