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Monday, September 29, 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.


Monday, September 29, 2014


Susan M. Awbrey, Ph.D., will be honored at an awards luncheon at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester on Monday, Sept. 29.


Monday, September 29, 2014


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.


Monday, September 29, 2014


A new position is devoted to helping students with advising and field practicum placements in Macomb County.


Thursday, September 25, 2014


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.


Thursday, September 25, 2014


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.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014


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.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014


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.


Tuesday, September 23, 2014


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.


Friday, September 19, 2014


OU's Keeper of the Dream Award is presented to students who have helped break down cultural stereotypes and promote interracial understanding.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014


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.


Monday, September 15, 2014


Provost James Lentini will perform a musical composition that he wrote on Friday, Sept. 19, as part of OU's inaugural fall homecoming celebration.


Monday, September 15, 2014


Dr. Pamela McCauley will present “Seeing Beyond Us: True Diversity,” highlighting the importance of diversity in STEM education, leadership and innovation.


Friday, September 12, 2014


MICPA Excellence Awards honor and recognize young graduates who have achieved all-round excellence in the pursuit of an accounting qualification.


Friday, September 12, 2014


Former interim president has been appointed vice president for organizational development and strategic planning effective immediately.


Friday, September 12, 2014


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.


Friday, September 12, 2014


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.


Friday, September 12, 2014


The Lowry Center for Early Childhood Education nurtures young minds while providing learning opportunities for OU students.


Thursday, September 11, 2014


An advocate for addressing homelessness, Professor Wasserman gives students an inclusive understanding of how health care is delivered to those living in poverty.


Tuesday, September 09, 2014


The first student chapter of Society of Automotive Analysts provides OU students with networking opportunities, forum to discuss issues in the global automotive industry.


Monday, September 08, 2014


OU's Honors College welcomes more than 300 freshmen into its ranks -- a roughly 40 percent increase over last year's class.


Monday, September 08, 2014


The Oakland University School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 27th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®


Friday, September 05, 2014


A featured homecoming event will celebrate 57 years of student leaders with a VIP reception during the weekend of celebrations Sept. 19-21.


Friday, September 05, 2014


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.


Friday, September 05, 2014


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.


Friday, September 05, 2014


Research aims to find a catalyst to convert carbon dioxide into a sustainable energy source.


Wednesday, September 03, 2014


For her dedication to serving the information technology community in higher education, OU's CIO Theresa Rowe is the recipient of an EDUCAUSE award.


Wednesday, September 03, 2014


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.


Thursday, August 28, 2014


Faculty tested out the new filming gear when Kevin Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Tuesday, August 26, 2014


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.


Friday, August 22, 2014


In his position as assistant dean of students, Wadsworth will handle student conduct matters and serve as OU’s deputy Title IX coordinator.


Friday, August 22, 2014


A master's student in the Department of Biological Sciences receives accolades for her research on the environmental impacts of of "hardening" shorelines.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014


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.


Tuesday, August 19, 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.


Friday, August 15, 2014


Alumni will gather to celebrate OU's newest additions and oldest traditions during fall homecoming and reunion weekend Sept. 19-21.


Thursday, August 14, 2014


Oakland's award-winning Formula SAE team and Oakland Robotics Association will benefit from the professional-grade manufacturing equipment.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014


The 2014 Veteran Jump Start event helps guide students on a path towards success by providing access to various on- and off-campus resources.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Softball, tennis, track and multi-sport fields are scheduled to open for play in October.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014


The Oakland Press covers Oakland University's Camp RN aimed at future nurses and health care providers.


Monday, August 11, 2014


Students and experts from OU's business and education programs will assist the employees as they navigate their new jobs.


Thursday, August 07, 2014


OU students can immediately apply their newly acquired knowledge in real-world classroom settings under the supervision of practicing teachers and OU faculty members.


Tuesday, August 05, 2014


MBA alumnus Dollie Diller is now the events and communication manager at a Cincinnati organization that brings European companies to the tri-state area.


Tuesday, August 05, 2014


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.


Monday, August 04, 2014


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.


Friday, August 01, 2014


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.


Friday, August 01, 2014


Professor Grossman keeps a coveted list of mathematicians who are interconnected with the famous mathematician.


Thursday, July 31, 2014


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.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Oakland University's state-of-the-art simulation labs give nursing students real-world clinical experience.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Entering her second year at OUWB, Flo Doo wins awards for MCAT videos and Google Glass app entries.


Monday, July 28, 2014


The gift will support development of an Industrial Robotics and Automation program within OU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Monday, July 28, 2014


The only event of its kind, the two-day conference features 28 presentations and panel discussions by experts from across the world.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Program trains a new generation of teachers, skilled and committed to transforming schools into leading learning communities.


Monday, July 21, 2014


OU's First Year Advising to offer College Success Seminar Wednesday, Aug. 13, providing tips to students entering their first year of college.


Monday, July 21, 2014


Anniversary concert with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and special guest violinist Joshua Bell planned for July 24


Friday, July 18, 2014


This fall, 16 undergraduate and graduate students from Beijing Information Science and Technology University will study at Oakland University.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Rachel Hunt, an M.D. candidate, finds evidence that radiation therapy can be correlated with improved memory functioning in Alzheimer's patients.


Tuesday, July 15, 2014


The Stinson’s gift establishes the Frank Cardimen International Initiatives Fund to help students gain international business experience.


Monday, July 14, 2014


The quarterly Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook report shows views differ among economic experts, business owners and consumers.


Monday, July 14, 2014


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.


Friday, July 11, 2014


Sixteen students conduct independent research in biology and chemistry, preparing for graduate study and future research endeavors.


Thursday, July 10, 2014


Health sciences alum Stephen Hooper ('12) finds success as a personal trainer, using social media and STACK.com to share his fitness tips.


Wednesday, July 09, 2014


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.


Tuesday, July 08, 2014


Oakland University and Turning Point to host Pediatric Sexual Assault Conference in September.


Tuesday, July 08, 2014


Courses focus on product lifecycle and project management and are available to undergrad and graduate students and as professional development.


Monday, July 07, 2014


Konya replaces Robby Stewart, who has been serving as interim director of athletics since February 1.


Monday, July 07, 2014


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.


Thursday, July 03, 2014


OU commits to eight strategies that aid veterans and service members in obtaining their educational goals and enhance their careers.


Wednesday, July 02, 2014


The only university on the report, Oakland is cited for three patents for research in engineering and chemistry.


Tuesday, July 01, 2014


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.


Tuesday, July 01, 2014


Alan Pinnick’s career has really taken off since he graduated from Oakland University in 1981 with a degree in mechanical engineering.


Friday, June 27, 2014


Tenants of the historic Bell Building in Detroit participated in a photo exhibit led by OU's School of Health Sciences.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014


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.


Tuesday, June 24, 2014


The goal of the retreat was to help students develop leadership skills and create a more inclusive school environment.


Friday, June 20, 2014


The esteemed Construction and Design Awards are given to members of the construction industry and their projects.


Friday, June 20, 2014


“Hydrogen-based energy allows for an energy infrastructure that has a completely closed, pollution-free chemical cycle,” — Kristopher Inman, Ph.D. candidate


Friday, June 20, 2014


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.


Friday, June 20, 2014


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.


Thursday, June 19, 2014


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.


Thursday, June 19, 2014


With a focus on underrepresented students, this innovative and free program is part of a broad effort to engage students from urban settings.


Monday, June 16, 2014


Animal Assisted Therapy, an online certificate program, offers efficient therapy techniques to treat people with severe emotional or behavioral problems


Thursday, June 12, 2014


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.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Oakland Robotics Association retained the Lescoe Trophy by winning the Grand Award for Overall Performance and 1st place in the Main Autonomous Navigation Challenge.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


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.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


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.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014


A recent update in Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) accreditation standards drives advancements in OU's accounting programs.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Concentration will help energy managers optimize energy distribution systems, manage environmental resources and reduce energy costs.


Friday, June 06, 2014


Katie Webb is completing her first year as a North American English-speaking assistant in El Boalo, Madrid.


Friday, June 06, 2014


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.


Friday, June 06, 2014


'Every success of mine equals a responsibility that I have to pour into the next generation,' — David McGhee, alumni


Wednesday, June 04, 2014


Glenn McIntosh is among a group of African-American men who inspire others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and community service.


Wednesday, June 04, 2014


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.


Tuesday, June 03, 2014


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.


Monday, June 02, 2014


The 22nd annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition will be held at Oakland University June 6-9.


Monday, June 02, 2014


The Author’s and Illustrator’s Art and Craft fosters a love of language and a deeper appreciation of the art.


Monday, June 02, 2014


Tracking the progress and completion of students who transfer in and out of Oakland, SAM offers more comprehensive data on student success.


Monday, June 02, 2014


Bob Maxfield looks to Oakland's future filled with partnerships with area elementary schools and teacher leadership.


Friday, May 30, 2014


OU and Troy Beaumont employee Kim Maes, at the piano, suggested a concert at Oakland University to benefit heart health.


Friday, May 30, 2014


Innovative concept ties family meals, youth gardening and literacy programs earns alum national recognition.


Thursday, May 29, 2014


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.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014


It will allow student-athletes to train and practice year round, and will feature a full soccer field, and baseball and softball hitting cages.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


Jordan serves as OU’s director of campus recreation, supporting a host of community-wide health and fitness initiatives.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


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.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


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.


Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Medical missions leave a lasting impact on nursing alumni.


Monday, May 19, 2014


Traveling the world, 164 Oakland University alumni have dedicated their time and service to the Peace Corps in 70 different posts.


Friday, May 16, 2014


Study abroad trip gives students a taste of field research in remote settings.


Friday, May 16, 2014


The class is especially relevant as mental health issues become more prevalent among college students and other at-risk populations.


Thursday, May 15, 2014


Set for Wednesday, May 21, this free event is designed to encourage and reward healthy lifestyle habits at Oakland University.


Wednesday, May 14, 2014


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.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Students observe scientific analysis and conservation of a significant painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo at the Detroit Institute of Arts.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Scholarships totaling $45,900 support study abroad programs in 2014 summer and fall semesters.


Monday, May 12, 2014


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.


Monday, May 12, 2014


Acting for the Camera lecturer plays a significant role in a film based on a best-selling young adult novel.


Friday, May 09, 2014


More than 140 students are presenting their research to approximately 300 registered guests at Oakland University.


Friday, May 09, 2014


The 49 bronze bells are on site, ready to begin their ascent to the top of the Elliott Carillon tower.


Friday, May 09, 2014


The Wilson awards honor students who distinguish themselves as successful scholars and individuals of outstanding character.


Thursday, May 08, 2014


Business school’s Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project compares opinions on hot topic policy issues


Thursday, May 08, 2014


An ongoing joke about pasting a plaque to a bench upon his retirement leads to a generous gift from colleagues and students.


Wednesday, May 07, 2014


Creative writing field will flourish in new ways as the world further harnesses technologies like digital publishing and social media.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


Exercise, interactive tools for choosing school lunches, and improvements to food assistance program are key elements in student proposal.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


Political Science course inspires Carly Puzniak to want to bridge cultural divides and build lasting relationships in the region.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


“Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” based on the beloved New York Times best-selling books by celebrated actor Julianne Moore, is a brand new family musical.


Monday, May 05, 2014


Student advocates interstellar interest at OU by forming a new student organization to provide outreach and conduct research.


Saturday, May 03, 2014


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.


Friday, May 02, 2014


Area fifth-graders learn about the central role water and the Clinton River plays within their region.


Thursday, May 01, 2014


Generously donated by longtime supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the carillon tower is expected to receive its bells next week.


Thursday, May 01, 2014


Master of Public Administration's concentration in Court Administration offered in Macomb County helps this career changer land her dream job.


Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Oakland University receives a gift for the Maurice F. Brown Memorial Poetry Reading during National Poetry Month.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Students develop Glassware app focused on musical improvement.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


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.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Biological Sciences professor Dr. Gerard Madlambayan is awarded a $430,000 research grant for his study of the relationship between endothelial cells and leukemia.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Nothing was stopping Alex Pieters train for the May 4 marathon, not even a record-breaking winter.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


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.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


There will be two performances, both in Varner Recital Hall on Oakland University’s campus.


Monday, April 28, 2014


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.


Monday, April 28, 2014


The School of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Competition challenges graduating seniors to make a device that can sort and count Skittles.


Wednesday, April 23, 2014


At an annual student leadership conference hosted by OU, area students will explore the complex issues of inclusion and achievement gaps in Oakland County.


Wednesday, April 23, 2014


All members of the campus community are advised to adjust travel routes accordingly.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Everything you need to know about April 25-26 commencement ceremonies — from parking to guest speakers.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


From Lifetime Achievement to Journalist of the Year, area journalists with ties to Oakland University receive honors from the Detroit SPJ.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Second year OUWB students learn how to make sure every patient is treated in a way that makes them feel safe and cared about.


Monday, April 21, 2014


STEMx Research and Design course connects high school students and professionals in the STEM-related fields.


Friday, April 18, 2014


Students prepare for practicing medicine in a world where 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Thursday, April 17, 2014


Five Oakland students presented original research at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, fielding questions from scholars and audience members.


Thursday, April 17, 2014


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.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014


The band won first place in the 1st Section and placed in two additional solo and ensemble contests.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014


Four veterans are recognized for their outstanding academic performance, leadership and involvement both on OU’s campus and in the surrounding community.


Monday, April 14, 2014


Team members have been inspired by her devotion to Oakland University and the surrounding community.


Monday, April 14, 2014


Project has a special emphasis obesity prevention and is targeted at reducing the number of chronic illnesses for young Arab Americans.


Friday, April 11, 2014


Dr. Chopp wins the prestigious 2014 Abraham White Distinguished Science Award.


Thursday, April 10, 2014


OU music professor publishes her first iBook, enhancing the classroom experience for all children, particularly those with learning disabilities.


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


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."'


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


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.


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


Faculty recognized for their scholarly achievements, dedication, path-breaking discoveries in research and critical teaching role in educating the leaders of tomorrow.


Tuesday, April 08, 2014


Students with developmental disabilities kick off Autism month with life-changing experience.


Monday, April 07, 2014


Director of the CERC Jim Leidel works every angle to make OU as self-sufficient as possible.


Sunday, April 06, 2014


The 15th Annual MaTilDa Awards to honor outstanding contributions from Music, Theatre and Dance students, alumni and community partners.


Friday, April 04, 2014


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.


Friday, April 04, 2014


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.


Friday, April 04, 2014


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.


Thursday, April 03, 2014


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.


Wednesday, April 02, 2014


Annie Meinberg and Liz Iwanski will focus on student life, academics and sustainability in their 2014-2015 term as student body president and VP.


Wednesday, April 02, 2014


Gordon replaces Chief Samuel Lucido, who retired from the position March 31 after 11 years with the OUPD.


Wednesday, April 02, 2014


This spring, students in the 12-month accelerated program will move into the Anton/Frankel Center in downtown Mount Clemens.


Tuesday, April 01, 2014


The April 5 event is headlined by two documentary films that spotlight women in male-dominated music scenes.


Monday, March 31, 2014


The Hold on to Hope fundraiser is coordinated through Professor Rinehart’s course that examines persuasion and marketing in health.


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