Exploring art at the University of Oklahoma

Art from the University of Oklahoma , my alma mater

The original post at this link concerned an ugly racist incident at the University of Oklahoma years ago.  The university administration led by President David Boren, promptly investigated and held the perpetrators (students)   accountable. Those involved apologized and made restitution.   

Administration, faculty, and students together pledged to make changes to prevent further incidents. Unfortunately, another incident occurred at the start of the 2022 fall semester involving a football coach-who was promptly fired. 

cabinet, chairs, sculpture
art display in Hester Hall, home of the College of International Studies

In this post I have created a gallery of campus art that I believe represents the true spirit of the University of Oklahoma.

I took these photos during visits to the campus in Norman, Oklahoma, about 30 miles south of Oklahoma City.

“State of Grace”, artist Robert Taylor
Native American pottery
“The Guardian”

And The Bizzell Memorial Library, named by Architectural Digest as one of the 18 most stunning college libraries in the world  

University of Oklahoma campus library

exploring the HEART of learning

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Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

As a family physician, I explore the HEART of HEALTH in my work, recreation, community, and through writing. My blog, Watercress Words, informs and inspires us to live in health. I believe we can turn our health challenges into healthy opportunities. When we do, we can share the HEART of health with our families, communities, and the world. Come explore and share with me.

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