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Bottom dollar

In June, Oklahoma State University requested that the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges keep tuition and fees at current levels. Although the regents approved the proposal, tuition and fees for out-of-state students will increase. “Each year, the decision regarding tuition rates is a difficult one,” says OSU President Burns Hargis.

Lab to market

Funded by the newly formed Excella Biotech Business Accelerator, a startup company is learning to use vaccines to strip DNA from antibodies in order to feed that DNA into specific germs. Those germs then spit out copies of the antibodies. Whereas in the past, antibodies had to be replicated in mice, this new technology shaves

Healthy acquisition

The PHF Research Park, located west of Lincoln Boulevard between N.E. Eighth Street and N.E. Fourth Street, includes more than 700,000 square feet of modern biomedical research lab and office space supported by state-of-the-art communications and infrastructure systems. During its Sept. 19 meeting in Lawton, the Board of Regents approved a measure authorizing OUHSC to

OU receives $10 million for cancer research

“This important grant is evidence that the Stephenson Cancer Center at OU is rapidly becoming recognized as a center of excellence in cancer research and treatment,” he said. The money, from the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant, will help fund existing programs, provide for a mentoring program for new cancer researchers, and seek answers

Energy ed

Steven C. Agee, dean of OCU’s Meinders School of Business “I looked around at what kind of future career opportunities there were in the metropolitan area, and realized that a major sector has to do with energy,” Creach says, who previously considered a career in international relations and had been working on a master’s degree

Alzheimer’s study aims to prolong independence

Ron Grant, 59, was diagnosed four years ago with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia among older adults. Alzheimer’s disease impacts 5.4 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. “Right now, I can do most of these things, but tomorrow, I don’t know,”Grant said.

Day in the Life

Aug. 24, 2011 5:45 a.m.: I’m awake. Haven’t set an alarm since I left Disney four and a half years ago. 5:46 a.m.: Enter the kitchen to greet the newest member of our family, Rowdy, a 10-week-old fluffy golden retriever. Going outside for our first “business” meeting. 5:50 a.m.: “Business” complete, and conference area clean.