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Cousins Center receives plaudits from design community

The I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation’s eye-catching design and focus on sustainability has been highlighted by several national and local news outlets. See what publications such as Architectural Digest had to say about the design, and how building architects Cooper Carry looked to improve the student experience and connect to the campus’s […]

Summer Progress: Campus updates over the break

A lot happened around Oglethorpe in between commencement and the start of the fall semester. While classes and labs were already in session at the I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation during the spring, the building is now fully open, furnished, and full of activity. The project, which broke ground the day after […]

Schmidt Recreation Center scores new wood floor

It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Schmidt Recreation Center auxiliary gym. A custom Stormy Petrels wooden floor was recently installed in the space and has breathed new life into the gym. “The rubber tartan floor that existed there was past its life expectancy,” said Athletic Director Todd Brooks. “Wood […]

Baseball team unveils renovated locker room in Dorough Field House

After almost a year of work, planning, and fundraising, the baseball locker room in Dorough Field House has finished a renovation. “We revealed the locker room to the team yesterday and it was a huge hit,” said Head Coach Dan Giordano. “Lots of smiling faces and very happy student-athletes. “Best comment of the day [came] from a […]

Construction begins on Cousins Center for Science and Innovation

The I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation is one step closer to reality — the transformation has begun as construction crews started work after this year’s commencement ceremony. Construction begins on Cousins Center for Science and Innovation In the days after the 2018 commencement, Goslin Hall began its transformation into the I.W. “Ike” […]

Room for improvement

Anybody remember Room 101 in Hearst? Didn’t think so. It was a kind of hybrid, not really a classroom, sort of a seminar room, sometimes used for food spreads for things like Parents’ Weekend and OU Passport.  It was also the former office of the late OU President Thornwell Jacobs. It was Thornwell Jacob’s vision […]