What is this thing called leadership?

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Why is leadership so difficult to define? Paul Dyer tackles a crucial concept in organizational success by defining what leadership is and what it is not.

Meet John Boekenoogen – Director of Academic Technology


As the new Director of Academic Technology, John Boekenoogen is determined to nudge the online experience at CLS to the next level of excellence.

Meet the CLS Financial Aid Services Team

Financial aid department poses outside CLS

Many students rely on financial aid to get through college. The women who run financial aid services for CLS are dedicated to each and every one of them.

Web Tutorials, Lynda, the University, and You


Earlier this year, the University of Oklahoma entered into a partnership with lynda.com that just might make the learning process a little bit easier.

In Memoriam – Brock Laureates John Goodlad and Elliot Eisner

Brock Laureates in memoriam

Ed Harris, Administrator for the Brock International Prize in Education, fondly remembers Brock Laureates John Goodlad and Elliot Eisner.

A Talk with Outstanding Senior Kimberly Mahoney

Kimberly Mahoney poses with President David Boren and Dean James Pappas

Kimberly Mahoney, the College of Liberal Studies Outstanding Senior for 2015, proves hard work and community involvement pays off.

Adjunct Instructor Mary Looman Publishes Book on Prison Culture

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Adjunct instructor Mary D. Looman co-authored a book that proposes a paradigm shift in the way American society views mass incarceration.

What do graduate programs at CLS require for admission?

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If you are considering applying to a graduate program at CLS, here are a few things to keep in mind about the admissions process.

A Conversation With Banner Carrier Latoya Groves

Latoya Groves posing with Liberal Studies banner

CLS Banner Carriers are chosen for their exemplary commitment to academic success. Latoya Groves, graduate of 2014, remembers her time at CLS.

CLS Virtual Student Union Facebook Group a Success

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The OU-CLS Virtual Student Union Facebook group was launched in August and has more than 396 active members, with new requests coming in every week.

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