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Foreign languages connect cultures

Boundaries between countries are blurred by modernization. Diverse values and economies intermingle, but without an understanding and appreciation of language, the beautiful and nuanced differences that highlight unique cultures cannot be fully celebrated. Chauncy Johnson, a senior international business, Spanish... MORE

TU Student with a Global Perspective

Something exceptional happens when students transform their thinking from “me” to “we.” They no longer conceptualize ideas from one narrow perspective. Instead, students gain a global outlook. International business and Chinese studies senior Ryan Starkweather lives in Tulsa, but his... MORE

Tribute to Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Poetry reveals truth when all other declarations fall on intransigent ears. Within his beautiful verse, Yevgeny Yevtushenko wrote calls to action on behalf of human rights and justice. The University of Tulsa was honored to have this internationally celebrated Russian... MORE

TU wins grant to promote study abroad in Brazil

TU designs model to engage STEM students in study abroad opportunities The University of Tulsa Center for Global Education (CGE) has received a 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant to promote study abroad in engineering, physics, geology and... MORE

Johnston wins Fulbright award to teach in Portugal

TU senior Trey Johnston has been selected to receive a Fulbright award to teach abroad in Portugal. University of Tulsa senior student and Tulsa native Trey Johnston has been selected to receive a Fulbright award to teach abroad in Portugal.... MORE

Language Faculty Publish Textbook

November,2011 respected publisher of educational materials Kendall Hunt has released Russia and America in Dialogues, written by the Department of Languages faculty Elena Doshlygina, Olga Randolph, and a third contributor (Anatoli Berditchevski). Russia and America in Dialogues examines the cross-cultural differences... MORE