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Category: Department of Biology Stories

  • OC offers new forensic science major

    Oklahoma Christian University will begin offering a bachelor of science major in forensic science this fall. According to Dr. Bill Luttrell, chair of the chemistry and physics department, OC is uniquely positioned to offer the forensic science major which is rapidly growing in popularity. The university is located near the state’s new forensic science facility in Edmond and has existing faculty with the necessary experience and expertise in the core courses. On-campus laboratories have ...

  • Walk-a-thon raises funds and hope

    by Sierra Peterson, for The Talon Not everyone receives a fairy tale ending, but Oklahoma Christian University and Oklahoma Christian Academy are coming together to celebrate life, survival and the continued hope for a cure. The third annual Relay for Life in honor of Kim Gaither will be held Oct. 3 at Oklahoma Christian’s Vaughn Track. Numerous teams from Oklahoma Christian, Oklahoma Christian Academy and the surrounding community will conduct a 12-hour overnight walk-a-thon. Relay ...

  • Nursing students in Honduras

    Nursing and Biology students from OC went to Honduras during their summer vacations to serve and use their skills to assist at the medical mission, Predisan. This clip is from a report on their work by a local TV news station, Telecab.

  • Two OC alumni featured among Forty Under 40

    The following profiles were published in the “Forty Under 40” section of Oklahoma Magazine, featuring OC alumnae Darise Farris and Shannon Thompson Darise Farris, Ph.D., 38 Click here to watch the video interview Assistant Member Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Also Adjunct Assistant Professor, OU Health Sciences Center Hometown: Lawton, OK Education: B.S., biochemistry, Oklahoma Christian University; M.S., microbiology and immunology, and Ph.D., molecular immunology, OU ...

  • Arts and Sciences Dean's Award recipients

    Dr. David Lowry, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, announces the recipients of this year’s Dean’s Award.  The Dean’s Award is given at the end of the school year to recognize outstanding students from each department.  A small reception for faculty, family, and friends was held on Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. to honor these students.  Art & Design The Art & Design Department has selected two recipients to receive the 2008 Dean’s Award.&...

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