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.
Cody Petzold, a 21-year-old senior, died from severe head trauma following a motor vehicle accident on Friday morning, Dec. 26.
Performances run Jan. 15-19 in Varner Recital Hall on Oakland University's campus.
Aspire to Rise was inspired by OU's founder, Matilda Wilson, whose donation of $2 million and a 1,400 acre estate made Oakland University possible.
As part of the program’s teaching initiative, students are working with the Macomb County Health Department (MCHD) to teach disaster preparedness.
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.
Now in its 11th year, the History Comes Alive series brings "The geography of despair: Detroit's housing in World War II" with Associate Professor Karen Miller on Jan. 14.
Marie VanBuskirk and Sarah DiStefano were honored by the Michigan Intramural-Recreational Sports Association for outstanding contributions to the group.
Oakland University launched a new Student Philanthropy Month campaign this year, the Student Org Challenge.
More than $23,000 in cash and in-kind prizes was awarded to the top three competitors of the Macomb-OU INCubator’s Macomb Pitch: A Competition for Small Businesses.
Oakland University sophomore Katie Reid pursues both Radio City Rockette and student life.
The move is one of the strategic changes in Oakland University's development and implementation of a new strategic plan that will help shape the future of OU.
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For its commitment to sustainability, OU was named a recipient of the 2014 Leaders in Efficiency Award from the Energy Service Coalition-Michigan Chapter.
Results from Dr. Govind's studies were recently published in "Molecular Cell," a top-tier scientific journal.
Engineering students will train using Siemens controllers and software architecture used in the automotive manufacturing field.
Members of Oakland University’s Stellar Oncology Care student organization are in the midst of a fundraising effort for a 13-year-old boy with brain cancer.
Oakland University's club football team won the national championship over the weekend, with a 14-12 victory over top-seeded Robert Morris University.
Students, faculty, and staff train to be gatekeepers and peer trainers as part of an ongoing effort suicide prevention effort and to raise awareness of mental health issues.
Robert Berridge fulfills lifelong calling to become a counselor after a 35-year teaching career.
Oakland University's new director of athletics, Jeff Konya, brings successful marketing experiences to Golden Grizzlies.
Students compete for the opportunity to work with the OU INC to start their small business, aimed at providing meaningful employment for individuals with autism.
Early work with MRI changes treatment of reading disabilities in children
After going undefeated this season, Oakland was selected to play in the 2014 National Club Football Association (NCFA) National Championship Bowl Game on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Students, faculty, staff and community leaders filled the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms on Monday, Dec. 1 for the inaugural Michele D. Raible Lecture.
On Tuesday, December 2, Oakland University joins the worldwide #GivingTuesday trend, seeking support for scholarships, research, academics, athletics and more.
The Oakland University Board of Trustees approves a five-year real estate agreement between the Oakland University School of Nursing (SON) and Focus: HOPE.
Oakland University students, staff, faculty and friends are planning to gather for a vigil to remember and celebrate Chandler's life at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4.
School spirit emanates from self-proclaimed OU addict, Anthony Gallina, one of the founding members of OU's official athletics spirit squad.
The Golden Grizzlies advance to their first-ever NCAA Volleyball Tournament in program history. First Round action will begin Friday, Dec. 5.
As part of the class, students were tasked with coming up with creative solutions to a range of unique challenges.
In 200 words or less, students describe how their Oakland University mentor inspired them.
The Golden Grizzlies now face Michigan State on Sunday at 1 p.m. in East Lansing
By finishing third out of 27 teams, Oakland advanced to the national round of competition, which takes place in February 2015.
Nearly triple the average number of inductees each year, the Nu Omega Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha welcomed 58 new members this week.
Oakland connects 6 New York City alumni in 5 days on social media and on the streets
Robots gifted to OU provide hands-on experience for in-demand jobs in industrial engineering.
Oakland University’s Model United Nations team recently took third place in competition, with several members earning individual awards for their performance.
The funds provide two professorships to continue research to prevent blindness and vision loss
A snow emergency may be declared when 3 or more inches is forecast to fall or has fallen, and will typically be in effect from 10 p.m. on the day it is declared until 6 a.m. the following morning.
Dr. Tamara Hew's research works to reconsider, re-educate and reinforce appropriate fluid intake for athletes.
The enhanced partnership is worth more than half a million dollars.
Parade participants sought for Nov. 28 event
Dr. Jonathan Silberman, in OU’s business school, says that while Southeast Michigan families still have less income than before the recession, recent figures indicate that the gap is closing.
Registration is open to all Oakland University students for a six-week leadership program teaching bystander intervention skills.
Dance faculty collaborate with Michigan Parkinson Foundation to address Parkinson's disease-specific concerns such as balance, flexibility and coordination.
The lead in her own drama, Adeline Hirschfeld-Medalia founded the program in 1972 and established an endowment that's provided scholarships for three decades (and counting).
To prepare for the play, students and faculty in Oakland’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance sought out guidance from faculty members across disciplines.
HRD 344 is designed to teach students how successful “Lean kaizen,” or process improvement events, are conducted in different areas of industry.
Three computer science majors build a working app for diabetics to aggregate readings from a diabetic device in a 36-hour hackathon session.
Ten Oakland University undergraduate and graduate students will present their work at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and International Research Conference.
Annual School of Nursing award program raises important scholarship money, recognizing the potential and fueling the passion for future caregivers.
Part of the 2014-2015 Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University Series, the performance includes a duet with OU provost, guitarist and composer James Lentini.
Show your Oakland University pride this Halloween with a stencil of The Grizz.
The global auto editor at the Wall Street Journal's Detroit bureau, OU alum John Stoll comes full circle to teach a course in the department that completely changed his career path.
Alum credits his success to "grunt work" and real-world experiences that brought lectures to life. He also credits mentorship, paying it forward by connecting current students with opportunities in the automotive industry.
Psychology Chair Dr. Todd Shackelford is the founding editor of "Evolutionary Psychological Science" addressing mainstream psychological and social issues.
The "It's About Kids" campaign highlights 21st century teaching techniques in Michigan.
Honoring Hailey Brouillet's passion for travel, her family starts an annual scholarship to share the study abroad experience with Oakland University students for years to come.
These findings come as University advising leaders have spotlighted the importance of keeping students on track to graduate through initiatives such as the “28” Campaign and Focus on the Finish Line.
With more than $275,000 in donated fire suppression equipment, the project awaits funding for completion in the lower level of the Human Health Building.
Faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend this year’s fair with more than 60 vendors and local businesses will be on hand to provide information about products and services to enhance health and wellness.
Graduate and undergraduate students work with assistant professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Mi Hye Song to understand human disease.
As Assistant Dean, Pam and her department are the central point of communication among students, academic advising staff, faculty and administrators.
Stallworth's responsibilities include government relations, community relations, public policy and university advocacy in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
Oakland University makes major improvements to the wireless networks on main campus and student housing facilities.
The fifth annual Student to Professional conference will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 at OU. Registration kicks off on Monday, Oct. 20.
Leslie Kearfott and TaSondra Foltz receive $20,000 to pursue their Doctor of Nursing Practice at Oakland University, the final degree for nurses in clinical practice.
The Holly and Garry Gilbert Oakland University Endowment for Safeguarding the Public Interest was created to inspire students to use their talents to do work that informs, empowers and protects the public good.
Professor Silberman in Oakland University' business school credits the region's recovery, which is happening at a faster pace than the nation, to the Big Three.
Doctors and health professionals can be the first line of defense in rescuing the 12.3 million men, women and children who are trafficked globally.
Registrar staffers grew their bears throughout September, raising approximately $1,000.
The complex features a track, a soccer field, eight tennis courts and two multi-purpose turf fields. The tennis courts will be ready for use soon, weather dependent.
Shawn's master's degree led him to a job at Chrysler, where he learned entrepreneurial skills to eventually start his own business.
All are invited to register to be a donor with Be The Match and Gift of Life Michigan. The drive kicks off at noon on Monday, Oct. 6 in the Oakland Center Fireside Lounge.
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.
OU was named a “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs magazine, a distinction reserved for the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide.
After a successful debut in 2013, the Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University series will feature another year of concerts from acclaimed music performers.
Rachel Voight contributes to a national research project that examines the impact of scale on ecological experiments.
The OU Tutoring Center has developed a series of YouTube videos that provide students with step-by-step lessons in various OU mathematics and statistics courses.