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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.

Day in the Life

Jonathan Fowler General Manager Fowler Volkswagen of Norman Sept. 11, 2012 6 a.m.: First alarm goes off. 6:42 a.m.: Start to wake up. 7:02 a.m.: Shower. This is what wakes me up every day. 7:11 a.m.: I’m looking forward to tonight’s sponsored Twin Shadow show at the Opolis. 7:14 a.m.: Check social media. Everyone seems

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

Pay grade

At public institutions beginning this fall, students will see an average 5.2% spike in tuition and mandatory fees for the 2012-2013 academic year, approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in June. The regents report the increase will be an average of $7 per credit hour. This was in response to record enrollments,

Congestion Ahead

Photo by Mark Hancock  Lindsey Street, between 24th Avenue Southwest and Berry Road, could be considered one of the most congested streets in the metropolitan area, and during major events such as University of Oklahoma football home games or the Medieval Fair of Norman, that road can be nearly impassable. It’s a major complaint for

Bitewing man

Going on 40 years later, Young can’t imagine living anywhere – or doing anything – else. Now in his 13th year as the dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Young is still an Okie, but his sphere of influence has increased greatly after being selected the president-elect of the American Dental Education

Executive boot camp

Throughout the school year, Ostas serves as the James J. Harlow Jr. chair of Business Ethics and as professor of legal studies in Norman. But each summer, his law degree and Ph.D. in economics go with him as he meets with his counterparts in Stillwater for the Executive Education Partnership program, created in 1995 by

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.

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.