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Nanotech Institute established
Nanotechnology is seen by many as a herald of the world’s third industrial revolution, and Oakland University has moved boldly to position itself on the cusp of this emerging science.
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Talks could create SMART route
Oakland University officials are exploring the prospect of a new transportation option that would significantly enhance the campus community’s access to all that the Rochester area has to offer.
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Special tuition assistance fund available
Hundreds of Oakland University students are getting help covering the cost of their education thanks to an initiative designed to ensure that they remain in class despite daunting financial hardships.
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OU, Royal Park Hotel partnership benefits region
Officials with Oakland University and the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Mich., have announced that the hotel will serve not only as the university’s preferred destination for guest lodging, but also as its official conference center.
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Program offers new start
Seventeen students enrolled in the Detroit Health Care Career Center’s (HCCC) certificate program for licensed practical nurses recently demonstrated how an Oakland University School of Nursing partnership holds great potential to change people’s lives and address pressing social challenges.
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Opportunities for displaced, threatened workers abound at Oakland
Oakland University administrators, faculty and staff are providing countless ways for workers displaced by the state’s economic crisis to take the next step in their careers, or to pursue completely new professions.
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Keeper of the Dream scholarships carry on tradition
Four Oakland University students were honored at the 17th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration this past January for their efforts to break down cultural stereotypes, promote interracial understanding, demonstrate leadership qualities and succeed academically.
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Student-inspired program helps feed the hungry
Motivated by OU students Joel Baetens and Stefanie Bair (members of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship on campus) Oakland University’s food service provider, Chartwells, has formed a local partnership with Forgotten Harvest, a community food rescue organization serving the Detroit metropolitan area.
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Cheng named Professor of the Year
Eddie Cheng, professor of mathematics and statistics, joined an elite rank of educators this spring when he received the Professor of the Year honor from the President’s Council of the State Universities of Michigan. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding faculty contributions to undergraduate instruction, and is sponsored by the chief academic officers of the 15 Michigan public institutions.
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Health care hub planned
Meshing seamlessly with Oakland County’s plans to become a national health care destination, Oakland University is envisioning a health sciences research hub that will integrate several exciting initiatives already underway.
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The Trojan Women snags regional honors
Cast and crew involved in the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance (MTD) production of The Trojan Women won the distinct honor of performing during the Region III American College Theatre Festival in Saginaw in January.
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SON offers certificate in occupational health nursing
The Oakland University School of Nursing now offers a specialized certificate program to prepare registered nurses for careers in the growing field of occupational health.
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A business brain trust
Oakland University’s School of Business Administration has opened the Center for Integrated Business Research and Education (CIBRE), an effort that connects business professionals, students and academics to address and shape the future of business research and business education locally, regionally and globally.
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OU celebrates first-ever homecoming
The wide array of activities and events scheduled during Oakland University’s inaugural homecoming weekend on Feb. 6 and 7 welcomed thousands of enthusiastic Golden Grizzlies supporters.
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