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Star charts

City Rescue Mission, Infant Crisis Services, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Reaching Souls International, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and United Way of Central Oklahoma each received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator’s goal is to “guide intelligent giving,” according to its website. The navigator researches nonprofits’ finances, grades them on a 4-star scale

Biology professor to take asst. provost post at OCU

Kent Buchanan, professor and chairman of the biology department, will assume the position July 1. He has taught at OCU since 2006. A native of Oklahoma, Buchanan received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma, and a Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

OMRF makes top 10 postdoc list

Those completing postdoctoral fellowships are in good company at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation based on rankings in The Scientist magazine. For the second year in a row, OMRF placed in the magazine’s top 10 Best Places to Work for Postdocs. Last year, it was ranked sixth and moved up to the fifth slot for

Getting even

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for the first time ever, retaliation claims have surpassed race, gender and all other types of discrimination charges as the most commonly filed with the EEOC. In other words, employers statistically are more likely to be charged with retaliating against workers than for mistreating them. Janis Perrault,

Flu fighters

The payoff, in terms of employee and customer health, is worth the cost, says Priscilla Cude, executive vice president. “We pay for the shots, and we have people who come out to the bank to administer those shots,” she says. “We started doing that every year since 2001, around the time of the anthrax scare.

OMRF marks 65 years of innovation and discovery

Sunday will mark the 65th anniversary of that event. But OMRF, which now counts more than 500,000 square feet of laboratory, clinical and support space on its Oklahoma City research campus, is not planning any pomp or circumstance to commemorate the milestone. “It will be business as usual in our labs,” says OMRF President Stephen