As we mark two years of living with Covid-19, it appears we may, at long last, be returning to the pre-pandemic world. And while we need to be careful about premature celebrations – if nothing else, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has shown incredible resilience and adaptability – this moment sure feels nice. Like a breath of […]
Putnam City Schools has raised millions to support cancer research. And they’re not done yet.
For Norman real estate Nancy Yoch, medical research is personal.
Like every institution, OMRF began as an idea. “While the world was still engaged in a war of destruction,” explains an early fundraising brochure, a group of University of Oklahoma College of Medicine faculty and alumni “were dreaming of a world in which medical advances would alleviate pain and disease.” That dream was set to […]
OMRF kicked off the 1960s with a liberating milestone, retiring the mortgage for construction of the foundation. Tulsa oilman and philanthropist John Mabee donated $150,000 to pay off the debt. That major gift would prove the first of many from the fortunes of Mabee and his wife, Lottie, whose namesake foundation has since donated more […]
Students selected will develop hands-on leadership skills