University of Oklahoma professor J. Rufus Fears dies

Prominent University of Oklahoma professor J. Rufus Fears has died, the university said Sunday.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 8, 2012
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Prominent University of Oklahoma professor and historian J. Rufus Fears died Saturday night, the university said.

Fears, 67, was the recipient of numerous awards for teaching, including being selected three times by OU students as Professor of the Year and being named by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence as recipient of the Medal for Excellence in College and University Teaching.

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