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OU Achieves $10 Million in Stimulus Grants for 33 Projects on the Norman Campus
November 4, 2009
The University of Oklahoma (OU) at Norman has received more than $10 million in research grants from three funding agencies as part of the federal stimulus program, bringing the total amount of stimulus funding received by OU researchers to $23 million. Thirty-three projects achieved stimulus funding for research ranging from archaeology to weather.
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