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Kennedy Assassination 50 Years Later

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Tomorrow, Friday November 22, will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Digital Recorders

Did you know that the Ruth G Hardman Literacy Service has digital voice recorders available for checkout? Tutors and learners can use these recorders in a variety of ways, including practicing pronunciation, reviewing previous lessons, exploring letter sounds, and recording life stories for later transcription. 

If you are a tutor or literacy student and you are interested in checking out one of our digital voice recorders, contact the Literacy Office at 549-7400. We can arrange to have the recorder sent to your local library for your use.

Gettysburg Address at 150

Today marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. 

Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebrates Startup Businesses

Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebrates Startup Businesses

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 18-24, celebrates innovators and entrepreneurs. During this one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

America's Alice Munro by Laura Raphael

I was thrilled when the transcendent, luminous, extraordinary short story writer Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature earlier this month. Not only is Munro being recognized for her exceptional achievement in this often-belittled (certainly misunderstood) literary form, which is a win for all short-story readers the world over, but she is a woman, and women writers have only received Nobel love 12 times before Munro. (She is the lucky 13th.)

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