The grant will study the role of oxygen in causing a common type of human age-related cataract called nuclear cataract, which can cause blindness.
14 teams from the only Division I schools in Metro Detroit will compete throughout the academic year for the Metro Rivalry cup.
Students can apply for Keeper of the Dream Awards up to $5,000 until Oct. 10, 2014.
Through generous donations by OU faculty and staff, the All-University Fund Drive aims to raise more than last year's $363,000 total in support of student scholarships and research.
Susan M. Awbrey, Ph.D., will be honored at an awards luncheon at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester on Monday, Sept. 29.
Featuring exceptional student and professional musicians, the University's resident orchestra will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 in Varner Recital Hall.
Jennifer Lucarelli, Ph.D., is the principal investigator for a three-year, nearly $2 million grant, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An open forum will take place from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Oakland Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion – OU INCubator on the University’s campus.
Myranda Rees is enrolled in University of Iringa this fall, completing requirements for her Oakland University programs and learning skills to help girls in developing nations.
The new engineering building became Instagram famous for its interesting architecture and fun study spots. OU community members submit photos of their favorite vantage point.
As part of this year's Honors College freshman colloquium, two NASA engineers – and an OU student who interned at NASA – shared their perspectives on space exploration.
Delia Rodi graduated in 1992 with a bachelor of science in engineering. She is among a group of skilled designers who have master planned the Elliott Tower site and lead the design of this project thru to completion.
A new position is devoted to helping students with advising and field practicum placements in Macomb County.
MICPA Excellence Awards honor and recognize young graduates who have achieved all-round excellence in the pursuit of an accounting qualification.
Former interim president has been appointed vice president for organizational development and strategic planning effective immediately.
Oakland University researchers find that when looking for a mate — be it for the long haul or just the night — sexual fidelity is a priority trait.
The 127,000-square-foot facility offers endless photo opportunities. Professional and amateur photographers alike can submit their images for a chance to win an OU prize and be featured on the OU home page.
The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education nurtures young minds while providing learning opportunities for OU students.
Dr. Pamela McCauley will present “Seeing Beyond Us: True Diversity,” highlighting the importance of diversity in STEM education, leadership and innovation.
Provost James Lentini will perform a musical composition that he wrote on Friday, Sept. 19, as part of OU's inaugural fall homecoming celebration.
The 7th annual welcome reception will be on Friday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m.
The first student chapter of Society of Automotive Analysts provides OU students with networking opportunities, forum to discuss issues in the global automotive industry.
OU's Keeper of the Dream Award is presented to students who have helped break down cultural stereotypes and promote interracial understanding.
OU's Honors College welcomes more than 300 freshmen into its ranks -- a roughly 40 percent increase over last year's class.
The Oakland University School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 27th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®
A featured homecoming event will celebrate 57 years of student leaders with a VIP reception during the weekend of celebrations Sept. 19-21.
Bachelor of Integrative Studies student O’nel Kalasho personalizes his major with a business and graphic design focus to help him grow his clothing line.
Samantha Wolf makes good on a promise she made to donate her first paycheck to OU. The money will go toward an OC expansion project she worked on as a student.
An advocate for addressing homelessness, Professor Wasserman gives students an inclusive understanding of how health care is delivered to those living in poverty.
For her dedication to serving the information technology community in higher education, OU's CIO Theresa Rowe is the recipient of an EDUCAUSE award.
A 2012 grad of the biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic sciences program, helps save an 11-year-old girl's life through a chance encounter at a volunteer event.
Faculty tested out the new filming gear when Kevin Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
The OU community will return to campus and kick off the fall 2014 semester with dozens of fun-filled events during Welcome Week from Sept. 2-13.
In his position as assistant dean of students, Wadsworth will handle student conduct matters and serve as OU’s deputy Title IX coordinator.
A master's student in the Department of Biological Sciences receives accolades for her research on the environmental impacts of of "hardening" shorelines.
The youngest senior account director for the Detroit office of Jack Morton Worldwide, Erika Eraqi makes the Crain's Detroit Business "Twenty in Their 20s" list for 2014.
Dean Hightower helped to shape the school, keeping it relevant with innovative courses, prevention research, and expansion of the school’s resources and facilities.
Alumni will gather to celebrate OU's newest additions and oldest traditions during fall homecoming and reunion weekend Sept. 19-21.
Oakland's award-winning Formula SAE team and Oakland Robotics Association will benefit from the professional-grade manufacturing equipment.
The 2014 Veteran Jump Start event helps guide students on a path towards success by providing access to various on- and off-campus resources.
Softball, tennis, track and multi-sport fields are scheduled to open for play in October.
The Oakland Press covers Oakland University's Camp RN aimed at future nurses and health care providers.
Students and experts from OU's business and education programs will assist the employees as they navigate their new jobs.
OU students can immediately apply their newly acquired knowledge in real-world classroom settings under the supervision of practicing teachers and OU faculty members.
MBA alumnus Dollie Diller is now the events and communication manager at a Cincinnati organization that brings European companies to the tri-state area.
Open to business and engineering students and as a professional development course, students learn to find new ways to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace.
Power has been restored at Oakland University. Classes to resume as scheduled at 3pm today.
All donations will go to the Pontiac School District to help support their growing need of new school supplies for more than 5,000 students in the district.
Exercise Science graduate student Neena Silles works closely with Dr. Tamara Hew on this research to develop her graduate thesis on the effects of Muscle Milk.
Professor Grossman keeps a coveted list of mathematicians who are interconnected with the famous mathematician.
Research aims to find a catalyst to convert carbon dioxide into a sustainable energy source.
Professional filmmakers Michael Manasseri and the Deka Brothers lead workshop on the RED Epic camera, a high-tech camera that's gaining popularity in Hollywood.
Oakland University's state-of-the-art simulation labs give nursing students real-world clinical experience.
Entering her second year at OUWB, Flo Doo wins awards for MCAT videos and Google Glass app entries.
The gift will support development of an Industrial Robotics and Automation program within OU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The only event of its kind, the two-day conference features 28 presentations and panel discussions by experts from across the world.
Program trains a new generation of teachers, skilled and committed to transforming schools into leading learning communities.
OU's First Year Advising to offer College Success Seminar Wednesday, Aug. 13, providing tips to students entering their first year of college.
This fall, 16 undergraduate and graduate students from Beijing Information Science and Technology University will study at Oakland University.
Rachel Hunt, an M.D. candidate, finds evidence that radiation therapy can be correlated with improved memory functioning in Alzheimer's patients.
The Stinson’s gift establishes the Frank Cardimen International Initiatives Fund to help students gain international business experience.
The quarterly Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook report shows views differ among economic experts, business owners and consumers.
Iggy Azalea will headline with special guest MAGIC! on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Meadow Brook Music Festival on OU’s campus. Students can purchase discounted tickets.
Sixteen students conduct independent research in biology and chemistry, preparing for graduate study and future research endeavors.
Health sciences alum Stephen Hooper ('12) finds success as a personal trainer, using social media and STACK.com to share his fitness tips.
Hynd, who formerly served as provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs for the College of Charleston, becomes the sixth president in the University's history.
Oakland University and Turning Point to host Pediatric Sexual Assault Conference in September.
Courses focus on product lifecycle and project management and are available to undergrad and graduate students and as professional development.
Konya replaces Robby Stewart, who has been serving as interim director of athletics since February 1.
OU alum Matthew Solt is pursuing his passion at an internship where they are using a particle detector to identify various elements of the universe.
OU commits to eight strategies that aid veterans and service members in obtaining their educational goals and enhance their careers.
The only university on the report, Oakland is cited for three patents for research in engineering and chemistry.
How often do you have to lie to be considered a 'prolific liar'? Who is more likely to be a 'prolific liar'? Dr. Kim Serota explores the topic in his ongoing research.
Alan Pinnick’s career has really taken off since he graduated from Oakland University in 1981 with a degree in mechanical engineering.
Tenants of the historic Bell Building in Detroit participated in a photo exhibit led by OU's School of Health Sciences.
Eight months after the tragic loss of 20-year-old Hailey Brouillet, her family is fundraising to establish a scholarship for OU students to study abroad.
The goal of the retreat was to help students develop leadership skills and create a more inclusive school environment.
The esteemed Construction and Design Awards are given to members of the construction industry and their projects.
“Hydrogen-based energy allows for an energy infrastructure that has a completely closed, pollution-free chemical cycle,” — Kristopher Inman, Ph.D. candidate
Dr. Alberto Rojo — who has an OU course that looks at the physics of everyday life — reveals the science behind the art of dunking a basketball in Flight Crew video.
Four months into her legal training, Karen Johnston landed an internship working for one of the most recognized names in the field – The Sam Bernstein Law Firm.
Dealership pays it forward with annual full-tuition scholarship for an incoming freshman from one of four area high schools – Adams, Stoney Creek, Rochester and Avondale.
With a focus on underrepresented students, this innovative and free program is part of a broad effort to engage students from urban settings.
Animal Assisted Therapy, an online certificate program, offers efficient therapy techniques to treat people with severe emotional or behavioral problems
Nutrition and health professor Jennifer Lucarelli, Ph.D., sways 100 Women Who Care at a unique fundraising event resulting in a $16,700 donation to the Baldwin Center.
Oakland Robotics Association retained the Lescoe Trophy by winning the Grand Award for Overall Performance and 1st place in the Main Autonomous Navigation Challenge.
Research explores benefits of dam removal, negative impact of concrete or stone on shorelines, and the nutrients that fish communities provide in Great Lakes wetlands.
Anders Engnell is 18 years old, top of his class and a future Oakland University student, inspired by his English teacher and Oakland alumnus, Josh Kozlowski.
A recent update in Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) accreditation standards drives advancements in OU's accounting programs.
Concentration will help energy managers optimize energy distribution systems, manage environmental resources and reduce energy costs.
Katie Webb is completing her first year as a North American English-speaking assistant in El Boalo, Madrid.
School of Engineering and Computer Science and OUWB Medical School offer a summer program with instructional, hands-on experience in biomedical sciences and human anatomy.
'Every success of mine equals a responsibility that I have to pour into the next generation,' — David McGhee, alumni
Glenn McIntosh is among a group of African-American men who inspire others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and community service.
Well above the national average of 83.3%, 36 nursing graduates excel in their respective areas of Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect should notify the Oakland University Police Department immediately by calling (248) 370-3331 or 911 on campus telephone.
The 22nd annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition will be held at Oakland University June 6-9.
The Author’s and Illustrator’s Art and Craft fosters a love of language and a deeper appreciation of the art.
Tracking the progress and completion of students who transfer in and out of Oakland, SAM offers more comprehensive data on student success.
Bob Maxfield looks to Oakland's future filled with partnerships with area elementary schools and teacher leadership.
OU and Troy Beaumont employee Kim Maes, at the piano, suggested a concert at Oakland University to benefit heart health.
Innovative concept ties family meals, youth gardening and literacy programs earns alum national recognition.
The study introduces a self-report Spitefulness Scale that was tested on 946 college students and cross-validated on a national sample of 297 adults.
It will allow student-athletes to train and practice year round, and will feature a full soccer field, and baseball and softball hitting cages.
Jordan serves as OU’s director of campus recreation, supporting a host of community-wide health and fitness initiatives.
As a design release engineer, Daniel (MBA '08) is responsible for managing a team of colleagues and suppliers, developing a robust, safe and quality product that meets cost imperatives.
Walton: I encourage everyone to find a way to serve a cause greater than yourself, whether it is in the military, in your community or any other way that helps others.
Medical missions leave a lasting impact on nursing alumni.
Traveling the world, 164 Oakland University alumni have dedicated their time and service to the Peace Corps in 70 different posts.
Study abroad trip gives students a taste of field research in remote settings.
The class is especially relevant as mental health issues become more prevalent among college students and other at-risk populations.
Set for Wednesday, May 21, this free event is designed to encourage and reward healthy lifestyle habits at Oakland University.
For his longtime commitment to advancing racial equality and human rights, Karl Gregory, Ph.D., is the 2014 recipient of the Bishop H. Coleman McGehee, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award.
Diverging diamond is a relatively new and innovative interchange design. This project will represent the first interchange of this design in Michigan.
Anniversary concert with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and special guest violinist Joshua Bell planned for July 24
Scholarships totaling $45,900 support study abroad programs in 2014 summer and fall semesters.
Students observe scientific analysis and conservation of a significant painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
School of Engineering and Computer Science partners up with Oakland Schools to get high schoolers interested in STEM fields that offer high-paying, quality job prospects.
Acting for the Camera lecturer plays a significant role in a film based on a best-selling young adult novel.
More than 140 students are presenting their research to approximately 300 registered guests at Oakland University.
The 49 bronze bells are on site, ready to begin their ascent to the top of the Elliott Carillon tower.
The Wilson awards honor students who distinguish themselves as successful scholars and individuals of outstanding character.
Business school’s Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project compares opinions on hot topic policy issues
An ongoing joke about pasting a plaque to a bench upon his retirement leads to a generous gift from colleagues and students.
Creative writing field will flourish in new ways as the world further harnesses technologies like digital publishing and social media.
Exercise, interactive tools for choosing school lunches, and improvements to food assistance program are key elements in student proposal.
Political Science course inspires Carly Puzniak to want to bridge cultural divides and build lasting relationships in the region.
Student advocates interstellar interest at OU by forming a new student organization to provide outreach and conduct research.
MDOT staff and engineering consultants will provide an informational overview of the I-75/University Drive interchange replacement project scheduled to begin in the spring of 2015.
Generously donated by longtime supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the carillon tower is expected to receive its bells next week.
Master of Public Administration's concentration in Court Administration offered in Macomb County helps this career changer land her dream job.
Oakland University receives a gift for the Maurice F. Brown Memorial Poetry Reading during National Poetry Month.
But don't expect to just sit around and "talk sports." This sportscasting veteran will have you doing play-by-plays, networking, and hosting your own sports talk show.
Nothing was stopping Alex Pieters train for the May 4 marathon, not even a record-breaking winter.
The annual Let’s Move Festival of Races based in downtown Mount Clemens continues to thrive as more than 2,000 runners participated this year.
The annual Let’s Move Festival of Races based in downtown Mount Clemens continues to thrive as more than 2,000 runners participated this year.
Bernie Scibienski of Sustainable Energy Technologies says the U.S. needs to do more to attract young people to agricultural and manufacturing jobs to stay competitive.
The School of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Competition challenges graduating seniors to make a device that can sort and count Skittles.
With his grant, Steven Wynne will serve a one-year English teaching assistantship at a German gymnasium, a high school that prepares students for university study.
Students develop Glassware app focused on musical improvement.
Biological Sciences professor Dr. Gerard Madlambayan is awarded a $430,000 research grant for his study of the relationship between endothelial cells and leukemia.
Area fifth-graders learn about the central role water and the Clinton River plays within their region.
From Lifetime Achievement to Journalist of the Year, area journalists with ties to Oakland University receive honors from the Detroit SPJ.
Second year OUWB students learn how to make sure every patient is treated in a way that makes them feel safe and cared about.
STEMx Research and Design course connects high school students and professionals in the STEM-related fields.
Students prepare for practicing medicine in a world where 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Five Oakland students presented original research at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, fielding questions from scholars and audience members.
Jackie Wiggins, Ed.D., Professor of Music Education and Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University, has been named the inaugural winner of the University’s Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.
The band won first place in the 1st Section and placed in two additional solo and ensemble contests.
Four veterans are recognized for their outstanding academic performance, leadership and involvement both on OU’s campus and in the surrounding community.
Team members have been inspired by her devotion to Oakland University and the surrounding community.
Project has a special emphasis obesity prevention and is targeted at reducing the number of chronic illnesses for young Arab Americans.
Dr. Chopp wins the prestigious 2014 Abraham White Distinguished Science Award.
OU music professor publishes her first iBook, enhancing the classroom experience for all children, particularly those with learning disabilities.
Enjoy one of the best-known classical music pieces of the 20th-century — sampled by Puff Daddy and Naz — at the April 16 concert at Orchestra Hall.
Whatever the task or challenge put before her, Ellen Keaton wears a smile and frequently reveals her positive attitude by saying, "It's a great day to be a Grizzly."'
The prestigious Nightingale Awards, the only event of its kind in the state, will be held on Thursday, May 8 at theMirage Banquet Hall in Clinton Township.
Faculty recognized for their scholarly achievements, dedication, path-breaking discoveries in research and critical teaching role in educating the leaders of tomorrow.
Students with developmental disabilities kick off Autism month with life-changing experience.
Director of the CERC Jim Leidel works every angle to make OU as self-sufficient as possible.
Sign up to volunteer for the OU Day of Service event to benefit Kids Against Hunger on Friday, April 11 from 9 - 11 a.m. in the Oakland Center.
The 15th Annual MaTilDa Awards to honor outstanding contributions from Music, Theatre and Dance students, alumni and community partners.
Participants will learn how to draw and animate characters and work with design and animation software currently used in the advertising, film design and TV industries.
Services are being held Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. In lieu of flowers, the Wilson family kindly welcomes donations to the Michigan Humane Society.
Three-time alum and research analyst for Oakland University just had to have the gold Escape with black interior to show her love for OU.
Annie Meinberg and Liz Iwanski will focus on student life, academics and sustainability in their 2014-2015 term as student body president and VP.
This spring, students in the 12-month accelerated program will move into the Anton/Frankel Center in downtown Mount Clemens.
Gordon replaces Chief Samuel Lucido, who retired from the position March 31 after 11 years with the OUPD.
The April 5 event is headlined by two documentary films that spotlight women in male-dominated music scenes.
The Hold on to Hope fundraiser is coordinated through Professor Rinehart’s course that examines persuasion and marketing in health.