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Spring 2019 Price E-Magazine
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Welcome to the Spring 2019 issue of the Price College E-Zine!

In this issue, we’re all in for energy. We'll look at the history of the Robert M. Zinke Energy Institute and its past and future leaders, faculty research, key partnerships, and so much more.

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Robert Zinke

At 67, Bob Zinke Continues Channeling Energy into Price Students

It was perhaps inevitable that Robert “Bob” M. Zinke would pursue a career in the energy business. He was born Sept. 16, 1952, in Texas (Midland, to be exact), which was shortly to...

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EMBA students in classroom

Energy Institute: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

The University of Oklahoma has been a leader in energy education for more than a century, granting the world’s first petroleum geology degree in 1904. The University went on to establish the world’s first...

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Robert Zinke, Steve Long and Mike McConnell

Steve Long to Retire as Director of Zinke Energy Management Program

Steve Long has served as director of the Robert M. Zinke Energy Management Program for a dozen years, after a long and successful career as an energy executive...

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Mike McConnell and family

Price Alum Mike McConnell Takes the Helm as Zinke Program Director

In May of this year, one of the nation’s top energy executives, Mike McConnell, takes the reins at the Price College of Business Robert M. Zinke Energy Management Program.

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Energy Leaders

At the heart of a successful Energy program lies the faculty and board members whose research, expertise and strategy empower students with the experience and knowledge necessary for success. Click below for more information about our students...

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Chitru Fernando, Louis Ederington and Scott Linn

Price Research Has Energy in Mind

Louis Ederington, the Michael F. Price Chair in Finance, Emeritus and George Lynn Cross Research Professor Emeritus, Chitru Fernando, the Rainbolt Chair in Finance and Director of the Division of Finance and the Center...

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SK Energy professional meets Daniel Pullin

South Korean Energy Employees Turn to Price for Educational Experience

When it comes to the energy industry, all roads lead to Oklahoma. Which is why the South Korea-based company SK E&S, which began in 1999 as a city gas holding company, turned to the Price College...

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Aaron Wright and associates

EMBA in Energy Program Prepared Aaron Wright for Success

Before Price College announced in 2014 the launch of an innovative Executive MBA in Energy Program, the college had already received its first application from an entrepreneurial candidate. 

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First Graduating Class of the Zinke Energy Management Program

Zinke Anniversary Celebration

Zinke Energy Management Program

Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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Fullbright Scholar Holly Crawford in Mexico

10 Months in Mexico: Thoughts from a Fulbright Scholar

A year ago, nearly to the date, I got an email that would change my life forever: the long process of applying for a Fulbright grant was over, and I had been selected as a recipient. Within five months, I would be graduating from the Price College of Business...

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Students show off Simple Modern products

Price Alum-Based Simple Modern Finds Success by Giving Back

To enter the offices of Simple Modern is to be enveloped in a positive, energetic environment. Simple Modern was started in 2015 by three friends who recognized an opportunity to pool their 15+ combined years of e-commerce experience to create a new type of company.

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Pete Adamson III

Remembering Pete Adamson, III

In January, the Price College family said farewell to our friend, alumnus and fellow Adams Society member, Peter “Pete” Adamson, III. We lost Pete on January 17 at the age of 77, following his extended battle with multiple myeloma. Pete was an Arthur B. Adams Society Founding Member...

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Eric Stephenson

Eric Stevenson: Strong Foundation, New Perspective

The best advice that Eric Stevenson can give to prospective young business leaders is to be as well-rounded as possible. “Any time I connect with young people, I encourage them to make sure they have a strong foundation in place,” he said...

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Tamara Pullin

Tamara Pullin

Tamara Pullin Partners in

Learning Program Supports Price 


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Ronnie K. Irani

Energy Education, Experience, Entrepreneurship Meet at the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Petroleum engineering alumnus Ronnie K. Irani has enjoyed a successful career in the energy industry. He attributes his achievements to the concepts he learned as a petroleum engineering student at the University of Oklahoma and to the entrepreneurial skills he has developed throughout decades in the industry.

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Dan Sloat

Sloat JD/MBA Scholarship Benefits Dual Degree Students

Dan Sloat understands the rigor and financial commitment of pursing the dual degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration. In his fourth and final year of study (2018-19), he established the first scholarship fund of its kind in the history of the University of Oklahoma with the intent to encourage more students to pursue such dual degrees.

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Price in the Media

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Class Notes

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Save the Date - The 37th Annual University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Golf Invitational Friday, October 18, 2019 Jimmie Austin OU Golf Course, Norman, OK 8:30 AM Shotgun Start, Registration opens September 1, Contact: Taylor Riggs - (405) 325-4386

Golf Tournament

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