The university’s total enrollment set a new record of 20,711 students, an increase of nearly 200 students over the previous year.
The Oakland University Police Department has issued its Annual Security and Fire Safety Report that compiles crime statistics and other related information for 2014.
Mac-OU INC will award more than $20,000 in cash and in-kind prizes to the top three competitors at the Macomb Pitch competition on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Between Oct. 8 and Oct. 18, OU will offer 12 creative and dynamic performances of “Oklahoma!”
A new Rochester-themed collaboration brings OU's Honors College together with a school in Rochester, Kent, England.
Oakland's orchestra-in-residence will give concerts on Oct. 4 and Nov. 22 in Varner Recital Hall.
Featured speaker Judith K. Butler will present her talk “The Ethics and Politics of Nonviolence” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8 in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.
The Oakland University Department of History is inviting those with a love for glancing back at history across the world to its annual “History Comes Alive” lecture series, which is now underway.
Jean Ann Miller, OU's director for student activities and leadership development, demonstrates her dedication through a $25,000 commitment that will go toward scholarships and student organizations.
Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox will speak on campus on Oct. 8.
Oakland University’s Dr. Chaunda L. Scott, recently received a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Award that will take her to Cape Town, South Africa, to assist in the development of diversity education curriculum in higher education.
This mixed media production is based on the lives of portrait photographer Pat Sturn and opera singer Emilia Cundari.
The speakers have been finalized and tickets are now on sale for Oakland University’s second TEDxOaklandUniversity event scheduled for Oct. 23 at the sports O’rena on campus.
Focused on the classic novel "Fahrenheit 451," the series features a read-aloud, film showing, video workshops and Halloween Party.
Although Southeast Michigan’s economic outlook remains above average, local businesses and consumers are becoming slightly less optimistic, possibly due to the fluctuation of international financial markets and interest rate policy uncertainty.
Prepare for the job market at the 6th annual Student to Professional Conference, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 10 at OU.
The Foxlees, who met as students while volunteering at Meadow Brook Theatre, return for the 50th anniversary season.
A sexual assault reported today to the Oakland University Police Department allegedly occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at around 6 p.m.
Elliott Tower wins “The Michigan Plaque” from the Keep Michigan Beautiful Annual Awards contest.
Reginald Dwayne Betts will present this year's Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Oakland Center Banquet Room B.
The Alumni Awards Banquet honors alumni who have earned success in business, community service, volunteer leadership and other areas.
Oakland University’s Center for Multicultural Initiatives was recognized as one of just 12 Michigan “Diversity Champions” by Corp! magazine.
The 18-hole Grizzly Oaks Disc Golf Course is now partially redesigned, officially reopened and ready for play.
This year's freshman class is remarkable for its size and strong academic profile.
The inaugural Clifford V. and Drusilla R. Harding Eye Research and Biology Endowed Lecture will be held at noon Friday, Sept. 11 in Oakland Center Banquet Room A.
Angela Cheng was a Gold Medalist of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition, the first Canadian to win the prestigious Montreal International Piano Competition and tours North America.
The 2015-2016 OU Music, Theatre and Dance performance season promises entertaining performances from students, faculty and guests.
Oakland University's School of Education and Human Services and Judson Center are combining their unique expertise to provide high quality services to individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder.
OU achieved the silver-level designation on the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency's 2015-2016 list of Veteran-Friendly Schools.
The scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and will be awarded to a student in winter 2016.
We look forward to another year of growth and achievement! This is Oakland University, where the aspiring can rise.
Music, Theatre and Dance students who traveled to the Greek island of Hydra will perform the classical play “Iphigenia at Aulis” from Sept. 11-13 at OU's Varner Studio Theatre.
The OU community will return to campus and kick off the fall 2015 semester with dozens of fun-filled events during Welcome Week from Sept. 2-12.
To help roll out the Campus Flu Challenge, the Graham Health Center is having a Move-In Flu Clinic on Monday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
“The efforts made by Marianne Donoghue on August 6 were directly responsible for saving a life,” said OUPD Chief Mark B. Gordon.
OU INC client company iTrack has partnered with two Michigan-based firms to create an enhanced version of an Automated Guided Cart.
The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning unveiled their statewide effort to step up drunk driving enforcement at a media event held at Oakland University.
"As I enter my “sophomore” year at OU, I am committed to enhancing Oakland’s status as a first-choice destination for college-bound high school graduates in the metropolitan area we serve."
Nearly 60 high school students got a glimpse into campus life when they visited OU for the inaugural Honors College Summer Experience in July.
Karl Adam presented a paper on the topic of polygamy at the North American Society for Social Philosophy’s 32nd International Social Philosophy Conference in July.
“A Night to Honor to Our Military and First Responders” will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21 in North Foundation Hall on Oakland’s campus.
As part of its mission, the Center will enhance learning opportunities at OU, as well as promote religious literacy in the surrounding community.
Oakland University student Virginia Fielhauer is a Trow Scholarship winner from Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society for first-year college students.
One of only two barns left standing on campus, the historic Meadow Brook barn was restored using reclaimed lumber and painted a bright yellow.
Following a national search, Paul R. Schroeder has been appointed associate vice president for enrollment management at Oakland University.
The new dean will serve as chief academic and administrative officer of the libraries, while providing vision, leadership and planning for library staff.
Oakland University participating in the Healthy Pontiac, We Can! Summer Youth Soccer Program.
Lily Talevski and Mitch Aiello will participate in the 2015 Carner and Gregor Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza in New York this summer.
OU’s business summer camp, Explore the World of Business, gave a unique camp opportunity free-of-charge to 25 high-schoolers from Pontiac, Avondale, and Rochester.
Doris Plantus wrote a novella, "Sihastrul: The Hermit," in Romanian and English. The story invites readers to reimagine the history of the world.
The new BS to MPA '4+1' program allows students to obtain a bachelor's and master's degree in public administration in 5 years.
Oak View offers bike racks preferred parking for low-emission vehicles and shielded light fixtures, hitting many green building requirements that helped it achieve LEED Gold status.
English professor Jeffrey Chapman and alumnus Kahn Santori Davison each received a $25,000 fellowship from the Troy-based Kresge Foundation.
Cinema studies students serve as intern production assistants on film sets, thanks to a collaboration with OU’s professional film production partner Michael Manasseri.
Engineers from around the world visited Oakland University to compete in this years' Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition.
Kathryn Correll, MPH and Andrew Kurecka, MPH went to school at OU together and now sit by each other after being hired by the same company!
Students from Pontiac Schools are on campus this week to learn math and about college opportunities.
Daniel Lewis and La'Asia Johnson are among 30 students nationwide participating in this year's GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy.
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Medical Library is hosting the National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine.
Oakland University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James Lentini has announced the appointment of Jon Margerum-Leys, Ph.D., as dean of Oakland's School of Education and Human Services (SEHS).
The National Business Incubation Association recently added OU INC to its list of approved Soft Landings programs.
Board votes to increase base tuition for the 2015-2016 school year by $30 per credit hour for incoming resident freshmen, or 8.48 percent.
OUCARES students will crew mega sailboats, film a documentary and benefit from race fundraising.
"Comcast Newsmakers" featuring OU leaders will air between local programming over the next several months.
The graduate-level Summer II course features children’s book creators guest-lecturer each day.
The Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership at OU is one of nearly 70 sponsor organizations helping teachers develop and lead innovative programs for students in their districts.
The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Autism Clinic is a nonprofit, center-based clinic on Oakland’s campus that is dedicated to treatment and research related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Garry Gilbert’s feature about an OU employee’s road to recovery after a severe car accident has earned local and national praise
Oakland University had a league-best 125 student-athletes honored for their academic achievements.
Tickets are available for the 2015-2016 Macomb Town Hall Luncheon/Lecture Series, which benefits an endowed scholarship for OU students from Macomb County.
Crystal VanKooten recently received the Hugh Burns Best Dissertation Award from the journal "Computers and Composition."
Students prepare to embark on their Study Abroad trips made possible by a $550,000 planned endowment from Patti Finnegan Sharf.
President George W. Hynd has announced that Geoffrey Upward and Angie Schmucker have been selected to fill interim positions in the Development, Alumni and Community Engagement, or DACE division at Oakland University.
Professor Cardimen and the nine graduate students are exploring the intricacies of the European Union on an international trip, June 2-17, to Europe. Stops include Budapest, Prague, Regensburg, Munich, London and Oxford.
Dealership owners Pat and Christie Scoggin presented this year's award to Alexis Jordan, a 2015 graduate of Stoney Creek High School.
Keith Berven and Scott Tiegs surveyed amphibian and reptile populations in northern Ecuador. Dr. Berven first surveyed the area in 1971.
Dr. Petrescu will begin her tenure officially on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015.
Oakland University is sponsoring a backpack and school supplies drive through CMI now through July 15 for Pontiac kids.
The Oakland University Chorale will accompany the Rolling Stones in a July 8 performance at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.
The minor combines historical, social science, interpersonal and institutional investigations of sexualities, sexual identities and gender identities in U.S. and global contexts.
Bob and Jackie Wiggins each set aside a $25,000 planned gift to help students in the School of Education and Human Services and the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance.
Dance students studied German contemporary dance by taking technique classes at the Tanzfabrik and learning choreography from German dance artists.
Several OU alumni and faculty members worked on the feature film "Beyond the Mask," which opens in theaters this weekend.
Mark C. Bowers established an endowment that will fund graduate student research in OU's School of Engineering and Computer Science.
President George W. Hynd reflects on Oakland University's accomplishments in 2015, which serve as examples of the University's community engagement, academic excellence and growth.
Conducted by Jeff Tyzik, the DSO will be accompanied by baritone Kevin Deas, soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme and the Wayne State University Chorus.
OU special lecturer and accomplished actor Mila Govich takes her students to meet with industry professionals, getting real-world experience in auditioning and advice from casting agents.
The camp teaches practical life skills to individuals 18 and older with autism or other developmental disabilities.
Angie Schmucker is named the 2015 Outstanding Administrative Professional of the Year. A celebration of her accomplishments is set for 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2.
A team of Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science current students and recent alumni have formed a robotics team and entered the Amazon Picking Challenge.
OU's Center for Human Animal Interventions will be hosting a three-day summit August 12-14 to discuss standards of practice and ethical considerations in Human Animal Bond and Animal Assisted Therapy.
Mark Stone performs with the Bernard Woma Ensemble on May 21 in South Africa as part of a world music concert series.
McIntosh's tenure begins June 1, 2015, pending formal approval by Oakland's Board of Trustees.
Classical guitarist Roberto Fabbri will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 in OU's Varner Recital Hall.
Spots are available for this year's Camp RN program, which takes place July 13-17 at Henry Ford College in Dearborn.
Dr. Barbara Oakley, who teaches in OU's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won top honors from the American Society of Engineering Education.
The annual event welcomes area fifth-graders to campus to learn about the vital role that water plays in the region. This year's festival is Friday, May 15.
The April 25 event, held in downtown Mount Clemens, was sponsored by Oakland University-Macomb.
OU seniors Spencer Marentette and Kayla Fike received the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson awards respectively, while senior Brittany Hall won the Human Relations Award.
Associate Professor of Music Melissa Hoag is the local arrangements chair. Music theorists from sixteen states and two Canadian provinces will attend this prestigious conference.
Various convenient food service locations across campus will remain open through the summer.
Oakland University's School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors will honor Michigan's top nurses on May 7 at the San Marino Club in Troy.
Dr. Richard Rozek carries the symbolic mace at all Oakland University commencements and convocations. As the University marshal, Rozek will also lead the procession at the April 29 inauguration of OU's 6th president, George W. Hynd.
More than 200 academic advisors from 38 institutions across Michigan are expected to participate in the event.
The conference will bring together early career and aspiring teachers to network with experienced educators.
The University will have an unusually high number of major campus events scheduled to take place between Sunday, April 26, and Sunday, May 3.
Ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 in the O'rena. Event and traffic updates will be posted to the Oakland University Police Department Twitter @OUPD.
Justin Xu and Dhruv Medarametla will compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.
Competing against the region's professional publications, The Oakland Post brings home awards from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.
Faculty members honored for their scholarly achievements, dedication, path-breaking discoveries in research and critical teaching roles in educating the leaders of tomorrow.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Kanako Taku and her students are studying the personal growth that happens after a person recovers from trauma.
This 2015 Student Leadership Conference brings together students, faculty and administrators from Oakland University, Oakland Schools and Oakland County high schools.
Marketing research on new scooter was done in partnership with Oakland University Center for Integrated Business Research and Education Consultancy students.
A mix of dance and equipment, Winter Guard uses flags, rifle and sabres in a competitive setting.
Summer is a time for fun with friends, but also an excellent opportunity for college-bound teens to consider a future career path.
A trio of advisers have been invited to present at the National Academic Advising Association regional event on Friday, April 10.
When faculty bring new ideas and innovation to market, Oakland University shares the spotlight, fortifying its reputation for research and attracting enterprising students.
The Executive Master of Business Administration program provides a solid understanding of business methods, analytical tools and leadership skills.
The DSO is offering discount tickets to is April 16 "Journey to Exotic Places"
performance featuring worldly song and dance from Ravel and Ginastera.
Presented by OU's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, the event will take place on Monday, April 20, in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.
Oakland University offers free practice tests to high school students. Test dates are April 25 for the ACT and May 9 for the SAT.
With an eye toward cultivating knowledge and spurring dialogue, OU's second annual TEDx Conference is themed "Aspire to Rise."
Oakland University's World Autism Awareness Day info is here.
Plans to revive OU's tunnel system, which originated in 1957, are underway. Possible additions and renovations include underground learning and study spaces.
Haruna Walusimbi, one of Uganda’s most celebrated performing artists, will present three concerts at Oakland University April 10 and 11.
The inauguration will be immediately followed by a community reception – faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members and university delegates from across the country will be attending.
Merry Ellen Scofield, Ph.D., CAS ’02, landed her dream job as assistant editor on the Jefferson Papers project at Princeton University.
To celebrate and encourage academic progress, sophomores can obtain their shirt during an academic advising appointment and then wear it to the April 7 event to win prizes.
Terrance McCain, a visiting professor in OU's Department of Counseling, looked at the social dynamics influencing academic achievement in African American male students.
The OSO will share the stage with special guest organist Jeremy David Tarrant in the historic Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Detroit.
On the brink of finishing four years of rigorous medical education, 47 students from the charter class gathered to find out where they will serve their residency programs.
Assistant professor Dr. Jason Goldstick and his collaborators will use a $100,000 grant to continue a long-term study of drug use in Flint, Michigan.
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc., co-founder Jerry Greenfield visits OU to share his talk entitled “An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility and Radical Business Philosophy.”
The talk was led by Drs. Janet E. Graetz and Chaturi Edrisinha, both of whom teach in OU’s Department of Human Development and Child Studies.
Combat veteran studies the effects of anesthesia on post-traumatic stress disorder.
OU's Center for Autism (OUCARES) hosts a variety of events that help adults with autism build lasting connections and social skills.
Faculty and staff will learn from leading experts on creating a culture of inclusion at OU at the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference. Register by Friday, March 20.
Following a strong finish to last season, OU's SAE chapter is preparing to roll out its 2015 formula style race car for a competition at Michigan International Speedway in May.
OU senior Laura Tack is working with Professor Jonathan Silberman on monthly economic reports for the School of Business Administration's Data Center website.
Michael Ross, professor of political science at the University of California Los Angeles, will visit OU for a lecture at 7 p.m. March 26, in Meadow Brook Hall.
Morten Lauridsen, the most frequently performed American Choral composer of all time, will present the Varner Vitality Lecture at 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, in Varner Recital Hall.
Salwan Georges’ project began as an Honors College thesis to document the life and struggles of Iraqi-Americans in Dearborn.
Students in the Model UN student org can earn credits in political science while developing research and communication skills and competing around the country.
A talented cast of OU student actors will perform the whimsical musical "She Loves Me," from March 19-29, in Varner Studio Theatre.
Groups of medical students give a cappella and orchestral service concerts at area hospitals.
President Hynd, along with OU students, faculty, staff and alumni spent the day at Michigan’s Capitol building.
Campus community invited to see the renowned Cape Breton fiddler on Friday, March 13, at Orchestra Hall.
Oakland University Art Gallery announces an exhibition by Steven Kuypers and Steven McShane entitled "The Fortress."
OU's second annual Cyber Summit will take place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, March 20, in Oakland Center Banquet Room B.
Featuring Quintet Attacca and Panayis Lyras, the event will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, in Varner Recital Hall.
Through "I <3 OU donors" pins and campus signage, the Student Philanthropy Committee raises awareness and builds new traditions around philanthropy.
Oakland University faculty and staff are invited to participate in one of a series of Community Conversations that focus on “Getting to Work: Opportunity and Hurdles to Prosperity in Michigan.”
A panel discussion on March 9 will share insights on how women can excel in STEM fields by participating in research and with a gender studies approach.
Now is the time to join OU-Macomb as a walker, runner or volunteer for April 23-25 Let's Move events
Thanks to a new partnership with Unified Sports, OU athletes have a new, fun way to interact with the community.
Infrastructure and courses help build morale towards energy efficiency, from the power supplied to the campus to the School of Engineering and Computer Science itself.
Beckham will visit campus for a lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.
Oakland University, through its Department of Pre-College Programs, hosted the 2015 MI GEAR UP College & Career Exploration Experience program.
The 31st annual Women and Gender Studies Film Festival is set for noon-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, in Room 1050 of the Human Health Building.
An ambitious thesis project takes Human Resource Development student to Germany for 12 days in January.
Laurie Shano, an advisor in the School of Education and Human Services, works with OU students at the Macomb University Center in Clinton Township.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is offering the Oakland University campus
community discounted tickets for two performances of Tchaikovsky’s
Powerful Violin Concerto featuring Julian Rachlin and his 1704
Oakland University is reopening Dodge Hall of Engineering effective 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, after completing repairs to a weather-related water pipe burst.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is offering the Oakland University campus community discounted tickets for acclaimed organist Cameron Carpenter's Monday, Feb. 23, performance featuring the International Touring Organ.
According to Dr. Hew-Butler, recommendations such as drinking 8 oz. every 20 minutes are not only unnecessary, but can be life-threatening.
Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings “Guitar Summit” concert 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 features three OU faculty members who are also professional musicians.
Oakland University's online M.Ed. in Special Education degree ranked among the best by TheBestSchools.org.
American Society of Engineering Education ranks OU among national leaders, following national trend of growing percentages of women engineering faculty.
This five-year accreditation fulfills a promise to build an innovative new medical school in Oakland County committed to providing exceptional training for new physicians.
For the first time ever, Oakland University undergraduates are being asked to complete the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement.
Deborah (Blair) VanderLinde, associate professor of music education, releases the latest installment in her "Songs for You and Me" series.
A total of 786 faculty, staff and retirees contributed $388,814, surpassing the campaign’s goal and beating last year’s total by more than $34,000.
Oakland is one of only 19 universities in the U.S. to serve as a Reading Recovery training center.
The event takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, in Varner Recital Hall.
The snow emergency will take effect at 10 p.m. today, Sunday, Feb. 1, and continue through 6 a.m. tomorrow.
Dr. Chopp's research focuses on developing treatments for stroke, uncovering therapeutic approaches for injured brain tissue that can significantly reduce neurological damage.
Community outreach program connects Oakland University nursing students with area homeless to offer health assessments and tips for healthy living.
University systems in Spain and Sweden adopt Oakland University’s Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) methods for instruction.
Andrew Holub, a graduate student in psychology, has been named a finalist for a 2015 Fulbright Award.
A leader in risk management and information security, Management and Information Systems alum Jane Harper makes the roles of two 40 under 40 lists.
Performances of Henrik Ibsen's classic play will run Feb. 5-15 in Varner Studio Theatre on Oakland University's campus.
The venerated Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio will give an all-Beethoven performance at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8 in Varner Recital Hall on OU’s Campus.
Kerro Knox has earned the prestigious Kennedy Center Gold Medallion Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Luke Fleer, regional director of development, was named to this year’s class, which recognizes outstanding professionals who live or work in Oakland County.
OU junior Jennifer Jacob uses video to capture the full experience of study abroad. In under 3 minutes, she covers the cultural immersion and, yes, studying.
A group of 34 students from OU's medical and public health brigades chapters helped provide vital health resources to two impoverished communities overseas.
After a 40 year career, retired counselor Camille Klimecki challenges alums to start a new tradition of donating first and last paychecks.
With 504 3-pointers, Travis Bader holds the NCAA record, and now a permanent spot in the O'rena among other great Golden Grizzlies.
The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Initiative of OU's School of Education and Human Services will host the Michigan SOGI Education Conference on Friday, Feb. 6.
Jonathan Silberman, Ph.D., suggests structural reforms such as bringing innovation to sectors that are isolated from global competition, like government, education
Oakland University journalism major Oona Goodin-Smith is selected as a collegiate correspondent for USA TODAY, being published on several of its online and print platforms.
Oakland University's 2014 formula style race car will be showcased at the NAIAS Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 25 at COBO Center in Detroit.
Steve Apigo takes lessons learned from his mentors in Oakland University's School of Nursing to his new role as educator at Oakwood Hospital.
Oakland University's band is only the second American brass band to be invited to the Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival.
The event will held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Carr Center in Detroit.
In his new position, Dr. Crabill will oversee academic advising and work with faculty on curriculum development, among other duties.
The Jan. 19 ceremony will recognize five students for their efforts to break down racial and cultural stereotypes.
Performances run Jan. 15-19 in Varner Recital Hall on Oakland University's campus.
Students in Dr. Per-Erik Milam’s introduction to ethics in science and engineering class had the unique opportunity to dialogue with members of NASA’s HI-SEAS Mission 3 crew.