OU students participate in historic archaeological dig

The Times of Israel is reporting that "Archaeologists say they found town where future King David took refuge from Saul." This is part of the archaeological dig site where OU students are working under the leadership of Michael Pytlik, director of Judaic Studies and the director of the Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement.

Take Root to perform Aug. 2 at The Cube

Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University, will perform on Aug. 2 at The Cube in Detroit and host their third annual PD Expo Day on Aug. 10 at the OU Recreation and Well-Being Center.

Former OU baseball player gets 'The Call'

It was 3 a.m. somewhere in between Pawtucket, Rhode Island and Scranton, Pennsylvania. Mike Brosseau was on a bus for yet another long, tiring road trip. That is when his manager told him he was being called up to the Tampa Bay Rays major league team. Three years ago, he was a star on the Oakland University baseball team. Now, he is fulfilling a lifelong dream of being a big league ballplayer.

OU’s Disability Support Services to offer Peer-to-Peer Mentorship program this fall

This fall, Oakland University’s Disability Support Services, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, will be offering a special topics course through social work, sociology and psychology, which will provide an overview of disabilities — with a particular focus on autism spectrum disorders — as well as peer-mediated instruction.

OU’s Summer Carillon Series is underway

Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, is now underway.

OU alum finds ‘Efficiency is Everything’

Michael Kirk is a graduate of Oakland University, whose education sparked the creation of the popular website “Efficiency Is Everything.”

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  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

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