Community colleges see increase in STEM enrollment

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Two-year colleges are seeing a steady increase in enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math programs, The Journal Record reports. This year, more than 1,000 students enrolled in STEM programs at Oklahoma State Univer ...


OKC, Tulsa among top cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among the 10 best in the nation for Hispanic entrepreneurs, The Journal Record reports. WalletHub released its 2016 Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs, ranking the 150 most populous cities in the U.S. base ...

Choctaw Nation in growth mode with 14 new projects

DURANT, Okla. – The Choctaw Nation has 14 major construction projects in progress, as well as a number of smaller efforts, officials told The Journal Record. Two of the largest projects are in Durant: a five-story, 500,000-square-foot headquarters and t ...

Oklahoma City aerospace has roots in the air

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In Oklahoma City, aerospace is not an upstart industry or a hope for the future. Aviation is in the community’s DNA. Since Wiley Post, a native Oklahoman, made history with the first solo flight around the world in 1933, Okl ...

OMRF scientists find clues to MS-induced vision loss

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A pair of scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are bringing together their expertise to find new ways to study one of the most prominent symptoms of multiple sclerosis: vision loss. PHOTO: (Left to right) Dr. Sco ...

Mining for the perfect site in Erick, Oklahoma

ERICK, Okla. — In western Oklahoma, a new transload facility is bringing opportunity to the community of Erick in a deal that brought together the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and Badger Mining Corporation of Wisconsin. Badger Mining Corporation (BMC ...