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Nominated for her tutoring and mentorship of student athletes, Holly contributes to the advancement of women at OU.
Members of the Model UN debate the details of formidable political challenges.
Leadership OU provides leadership, mentoring, and networking opportunities for junior and senior level students.
In light of his accomplishments, Esau Pritchett will be honored with the 2014 MaTilDa Award for Alumni Achievement in Theatre.
Franco Vitella adapts the rules he learned in the classroom in his recent work "A Play by Franco Vitella."
A volunteer trip leads to crowd-funding campaign to support the organic coffee business in the area.
Some of Michigan's top technology leaders will convene on Oakland University's campus for a Cyber Security Summit from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, March 7 in Elliott Hall Auditorium.
Research seeks a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease, drug addiction, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and diabetic retinopathy.
Faculty, staff and retirees funded their passion in a big way during the 2013 All-University Fund Drive.
Featured speakers all have local and regional ties, and some have OU connections.
National Student Exchange offers a world-class experience without leaving the United States.
Learn more about the craftsmanship involved in casting and tuning the 49 bells that will be able to play any composition of music.
The center will address the tremendous need in Southeast Michigan for affordable training and certification of local employees, students and individuals in product lifecycle management.
The original research of three Honors College students covers topics in biology, anthropology and psychology.
A new grant of $20,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare will fund two School of Nursing scholarships in 2014.
The Internal Revenue Service is continuing its investigation of identity theft cases in the community involving the filing of fraudulent tax returns.
Senior Airman Brandon Reif is tasked with ensuring there's quality drinking water at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
DeMal Coleman — a resident in Hamlin Hall and a participant in OU’s CORE program — was 18 years old.
OU's Center for Autism collaborates with Joey Travolta to host a film workshop for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Oakland students invited to observe scientific analysis and conservation of artwork
Two of OU's Dance instructors spent hours at the Detroit Skating Club teaching off-ice dance classes to Olympic ice skaters.
American Society for Engineering Education puts OU among national leaders in categories related to women engineering faculty, number of undergraduate computer science degrees awarded.
The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation awards gauge the skill and talent of student broadcasters across the state.
Texts should be sent to MRAVE or 67283, and the body of messages must begin with OUPD followed by a space.
Eric Thomas Pauli, a fun-loving member of the Golden Grizzly Band, was 19 years old.
A charter bus will transport students, staff and faculty to the capitol on Tuesday, March 11 to observe government in action.
INFOGRAPHIC: Experts in the School of Business Administration release quarterly reports forecasting a boost in consumer confidence and key economic indicators.
As part of a statewide effort to build a more prosperous future, Oakland University will host its second annual student retention conference Feb 5-6 at the Detroit Marriott Troy.
A two-day conference in Orlando, Fla., encouraged university leaders and academic experts from across the country to engage in conversations focusing on student success.
The annual conference will feature presentations on more than 30 disciplines in the sciences, humanities and social sciences.
Over the past 20 years, Renee Ligeski has advised students in Oakland University's School of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, School of Business Administration and College of Arts and Sciences.
Middle school students can learn about the human body, explore careers in nursing, tour a hospital and practice wrapping sprained wrists at The Oakland University’s School of Nursing Camp RN summer program.
Less than five percent of the world's business programs hold this elite accreditation.
Mitchell Islam and Alexandra Paul will represent Team Canada in the ice dancing category at the games.
The annual flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent flu and flu-related complications that could lead to hospitalization and even death.
The Feb. 7 event will feature expert presentations, roundtable discussions, informative workshops, dynamic work sessions and networking opportunities.
The Oakland University Police Department anticipate submitting a request for formal charges early next week.
The Oakland University Police Department asks that faculty, staff and students review and follow campus parking and traffic regulations.
The Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards Celebration is set for 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20.
The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) student chapter will display its 2012 and 2013 formula style race cars at the auto show this year.
Oakland University’s spirit-filled, last-ever winter homecoming celebration is drawing nearer.
Dr. Miles Brown and fellow members of Alarm Will Sound are immersed in a yearlong residency with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
University personnel have repaired a campus water main break, allowing reopening of the facility at 5:30 a.m.
The Oakland University community will ring in the winter 2014 semester with another exciting edition of Winter Welcome Week.
Karen Smith and Leadership Macomb are reaching out to the youth of the community through Junior Leadership Macomb.
The clock is ticking to cast a vote for Oakland University’s own Christopher Harris in the NFL’s “Together We Make Football” contest.
An OU political science course focuses on dissecting the issues and identifying solutions to contemporary health care quandaries.
Maya Michelle Horton, a L’Anse Creuse High School graduate, was pursuing a degree in psychology at Oakland.
With support from a multimillion dollar federal grant, the OU Reading Recovery Center is training 29 Detroit Public School teachers to implement Reading Recovery in their schools.
A national survey revealed a 16 percent increase in student satisfaction with academic advising at OU since 2007.
Members of the campus community have several channels for information when severe weather strikes.
Commencement for August and December degree candidates will take place in the Oakland Athletic O’rena.
Continued growth and student and faculty achievements mark a landmark year of change at Oakland.
Honors College Dean Graeme Harper offers insight on how to help OU create new opportunities for
the diverse and dedicated community it serves.
Oakland University will be closed Monday, Dec. 23, through Wednesday, Jan. 1. The university reopens at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, and winter 2014 classes will begin on Monday, Jan. 6.
A free mobile app is now available to provide real-time, GPS tracking of the Bear Bus system’s six shuttle vehicles.
During the past month, the team participated at two events, with members qualifying for national competition in multiple categories.
Oakland University men's basketball standout Travis Bader is getting national attention for great work he's doing off the court.
Established just two years ago, the AMWA chapter at OUWB has won the Heller Outstanding Branch Award from the national organization for two consecutive years.
OU faculty have curated select screenings of several classic films, sharing their expertise and enthusiasm for some of Hollywood's most iconic productions.
Oakland University student Christopher Harris will be among a select group of fans featured in a National Football League commercial.
Laurie Shano, an SEHS adviser at OU Macomb, recently led a panel discussion at the annual National Academic Advising Association conference.
Teaching Excellence Awards will be presented to one to a tenure-track or tenured faculty member and one non-tenure-track faculty member.
Freshmen in Oakland University's Honors College have been making discoveries through an engaging colloquium that embraces inspiration, imagination and innovation.
Nominations are now open for OU’s most prestigious student awards: the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson Awards and the Human Relations Award.
The Oakland Chorale drew a pair of standing ovations during a recent performance at the American Choral Directors Association-Michigan fall conference.
The Summer Field School in Israel lets students undertake archaeological work and research the region’s history and culture.
The Oakland University School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 26th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®.
The Model to Model program introduces students to a host of activities including a National Science Foundation program, and labs and experiments on OU's campus.
Oakland University’s Model United Nations team recently took first place in the Lake Erie International Model UN Conference in Cleveland.
Oakland University will partner with Chevron Energy Solutions to install a combined heat and power (CHP) co-generation system designed to reduce campus utility costs.
Taught by former state lawmakers Michael “Mickey” Switalski and Chuck Moss, the course examines the inner workings of government finance and budgeting.
The latest composition by Dr. James Lentini, Oakland University’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, has been commissioned for performance and recording.
High school students, transfers and prospective graduate students are invited to Oakland University’s Education and Human Services Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16.
Dr. Dalton Connally, assistant professor of social work, was one of 150 educators in the country to be invited to the first White House Briefing for Social Work Education.
The series is intended to further Sino-American cultural, economic and political relations through enhanced mutual understanding and engagement.
Hailey Brouillet, a junior majoring in health sciences, loved her time at Oakland and the
enriching experiences it afforded her
The Oakland University community is invited to attend “Living Little in an Average World,” a lecture about dwarfisim, on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Oakland University’s Grizzlies Response: Awareness and Suicide Prevention (GRASP) is offering “gatekeeper” training to assist those in need of professional mental health services.
Participants at upcoming town hall meetings will provide the university additional insight on how to maintain and enhance a welcoming, inclusive and supportive environment for all.
OU students will tackle the challenges of a highly competitive job market with the 4th annual Student to Professional Conference on Nov. 9.
The American Studies student group will host an event on Oct. 24 to benefit the Orchard of Hope, a local anti-hunger program.
Local educators and administrators will join together on Saturday, Oct. 26, for a day of collaborative learning and professional development.
A $30,000 grant from the DENSO Foundation will provide engineering students, and especially the SAE team, with new automotive research tools.
OU senior Charlie Lapastora will run the Detroit Free Press marathon Oct. 20 to help raise money for orphans in Thailand and India.
OU’s Honors College explores the future of education, real-time research and collaboration during the first-ever virtual Global Creative Writing Hangout.
Julie Ricks-Doneen is the director of the Lowry Center and an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Child Studies.
OU and OCC students, faculty, staff and alumni can volunteer in many ways as part of Make a Difference Day on Oct. 26, the largest national day of service.
OU’s Center for Autism Research Education and Support will showcase original student films at the 2013 Red Carpet Film Premiere on Saturday, Oct. 26.
The annual Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading will feature acclaimed poet and novelist Laura Kasischke on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
The Oakland University Alumni Association will honor outstanding alumni at the 19th annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Friday, Oct. 25.
OU’s new ‘Don’t Be Late to Graduate’ scholarship helps students who came close to a degree but did not finish make their comeback to graduate.
Dr. Mary K. Lose's article about the ideas of literacy pioneer Marie Clay was honored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America.
Interim President Betty Youngblood welcomed former OU president Donald O’Dowd back to OU, to share university history and new progress.
OU Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Edward Gu recently published his book, “A Journey from Robot to Digital Human.”
Registration is open for a series of precollege math camps offered through Oakland’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.
OU's Music Theatre and Dance students will set the stage for a chilling 2013-14 theatre season debut with a production of the cult classic, "CARRIE the musical."
Innovative Avondale/Oakland University Partnership School brings community support, visit from Michigan Superintendent Mike Flanagan.
The Oakland University community will usher in the 2013-14 All-University Fund Drive with a launch party on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
OU student Jessica Deliz's oral history on her mother's breast cancer diagnosis is featured in the October 2013 issue of Redbook Magazine.
Students in OU’s political science honor society will play host to the prestigious Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics for the next three years.
SHS Dean Kenneth Hightower and his family honor their late son through the Benjamin K. Hightower Bridge to Better Health.
OU’s School of Nursing Dean Kerri Schuiling has been recognized with Esteemed Women of Michigan Award for her positive impact in the community.
OU’s Project Management Principles and Best Practices Certificate program provides instruction for experienced professionals and those seeking to establish a career.
OU’s Gadis “Buck” Dillon has been awarded the Accounting Teaching Excellence Award for 2013 by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
OU students, faculty and staff with HAP or Priority Health insurance plans can now use those plans for urgent care services at Graham Health Center.
OU’s Linda Pavonetti travels to Singapore to share reading research at an international conference and promote lifelong reading habits in a TV interview.
OU grad students get high-level research experience, study effects of ecological restoration before, during and after the removal of the dam at Paint Creek.
Tickets are available for the 2013-14 Town Hall luncheon-lecture series. Proceeds benefit a scholarship for Macomb County students attending OU.
Apply by Oct. 1 for “Leadership OU,” a program that connects students with alumni and community leaders through career-focused events and mentoring.
Help OU’s Student Organic Farm Program extend their growing season and expand their impact by participating in a crowd-funding campaign Sept. 19-21.
OU has once again been named a “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs magazine, a distinction given to the top 15 percent of colleges nationwide.
In an exclusive interview, Alison Hoffman-Han talks spectatorship, sexuality and cinematography with celebrated Korean film director Park Chan-wook.
New this fall, OU's Master of Public Health Program will engage the community and produce highly-skilled graduates in a growing field.
OU's Hispanic Celebration Month runs from Sept. 13 - Oct. 15 and features numerous events, including a visit from Fidel Castro's daughter, Alina Fernández.
OU’s Professional and Continuing Education unit will host a special GMAT prep course this fall, along with a GMAT practice test on Sept. 28.