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Education - 02.21.2013

Gusher of knowledge

OCU drills deep with new energy programs and scholarships

When 25-year-old landman James Burns looked up to see the dean of Meinders School of Business teaching his first master’s course in energy management, he knew he had enrolled in the right program. Read more
Banking and Finance - 02.21.2013

No gambling allowed

Native son helps tribes cash in on gaming revenues

Being part Chickasaw doesn’t help John Fryrear do a better job for his clients, but it does help him relate to them better. And that’s why tribes come to him for help managing money. Read more
Arts & Culture - 02.01.2013

Big event

Local restaurants rally for cause

Erin Brewer admits that she and husband Shawn made a mistake when it came to their first effort with Taste of Oklahoma City last year. Read more
Sales & Marketing - 02.01.2013

That’s a wrap

Businesses sink ad budgets into autos

Billboard and television advertising require contracts and big money. But more businesses are finding that when the will is strong, and the ad budget is weak, there’s still an option to stand out from the crowd. Read more
Human Resources - 02.01.2013

Iraq and back

Returning soldiers struggle to find work

For centuries now, soldiers across the nation have stood and answered the call to duty. But these days, once they return home, nobody seems to be calling them. Read more
Profiles - 12.27.2012

ProFile: Frank Franzese, Dobson Communications

Franzese takes new role at venerable company

Frank Franzese always has been part of technology companies that focus on doing more, better and faster. Read more
Health Care - 12.27.2012

Better delivery by design

The face of health care soon will be changing. And if a local anesthesiologist has his way, he’ll be the one doing it. Read more
Health Care - 12.27.2012

Making the grade

Learn more about the state of Oklahoma’s health versus the state of health care in Oklahoma

Statistics tell us Oklahoma ranks among the worst in the nation in most health indicators, yet Oklahoma health care executives say the delivery system is topnotch. Now with the status quo reaffirmed in Washington, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act undoubtedly the law of the land, will something have to give in the Sooner State? Read more
Health Care - 11.26.2012

Aesthetically speaking

Local centers changing the face of beauty biz

Even when times are tight, people are willing to make sure their skin stays that way, too. That’s a main reason why medical spas and wellness centers have exploded in popularity. Read more
Retail - 11.26.2012

Ho-ho hoping for holiday sales

Businesses gear up for rush

It’s a Tolbert family tradition: For 33 years, Full Circle Bookstore owner Jim Tolbert and his children – and now his grandchildren – have gone to 50 Penn Place on Thanksgiving to decorate the store for the holidays. Read more
News Article - 10.25.2012

Big bellies

Downtown residents have an appetite for recycling

Jennifer Gooden had been director of the city of Oklahoma City’s Office of Sustainability for almost a year when she got a phone call from a representative of Urban Neighbors. She quickly found out they were an organization after her own heart. Read more
Profiles - 10.25.2012

Lilacs and Bonds

Myriad Botanical Gardens welcomes new community board president

Two of Gerry Bonds’ passions are storytelling and gardening. As the new Myriad Botanical Gardens Foundation Community Board president, she will be able to do both. Read more
Technology - 10.25.2012

All systems secure

Companies put the kibosh on employee network access

That iPhone in your pocket is more powerful than the NASA computers that sent the first man to the moon. That’s why more and more companies are realizing that keeping their data safe may be more challenging than ever. Read more
Profiles - 09.26.2012

Miles to go

Harvard grad to lead schools foundation

It doesn’t take a Harvard Law grad to figure out that Oklahoma City Public Schools has problems. Read more
Real Estate - 09.26.2012

Downtown dwellers

Demand for Downtown apartments is likened to that of television reruns from the ’80s and ’90s

Call it the TV test. Developer Gary Brooks admits it’s a very unscientific idea, and he’s not even sure who came up with it. Read more