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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011

Lt. Governor Lamb to speak at OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony

LambLt. Governor Todd Lamb will serve as the keynote speaker for OSU-Tulsa’s graduation ceremony on May 9 at 7 p.m. in The Pavilion at Expo Square.

Lamb played football at Louisiana Tech University before returning to Oklahoma to earn his bachelor’s degree from OSU and his law degree from Oklahoma City University. He has worked for Governor Frank Keating’s administration and as a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service. Following the terrorist attacks, he was assigned to portions of the 9/11 investigation.

Lamb was elected to his first term in the Oklahoma Senate in 2004, representing northwest Oklahoma City and Edmond. In 2009, he became the first Republican Majority Floor Leader in state history.

OSU-Tulsa professor to discuss data mining research and its rise in popularity

DelenFrom identifying a consumer’s purchase habits or the retention rate of students to predicting cancer survivability or the financial success a movie, data mining has become a very popular tool for many industries.

Dr. Dursun Delen, OSU-Tulsa associate professor of management science and information systems, will present “Data Mining Demystified” on Thursday, April 14 at noon in North Hall 150. He will discuss how researchers and other professionals use data and text mining applications to analyze large quantities of information for better decision making.

The Faculty Research Excellence Series is presented by the OSU-Tulsa Library. Attendees may bring their own sack lunch to the presentation or reserve one for $8.95 by calling 918-594-8133 by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.

OSU-Tulsa to provide parking for Heart Walk participants Saturday morning

OSU-Tulsa will provide parking for participants of the American Heart Association’s Tulsa Start! Heart Walk on Saturday. The event is schedule to take place in downtown Tulsa from approximately 7:30 a.m. to noon.

All entrances to campus will be open. Parking Lot E will be reserved for OSU-Tulsa students, faculty and staff. Those visiting campus Saturday morning are encouraged to arrive early and anticipate traffic delays.


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