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Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Merry Ellen Scofield, Ph.D., CAS ’02, landed her dream job as assistant editor on the Jefferson Papers project at Princeton University.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015


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.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Terrance McCain, a visiting professor in OU's Department of Counseling, looked at the social dynamics influencing academic achievement in African American male students.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015


The OSO will share the stage with special guest organist Jeremy David Tarrant in the historic Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Detroit.


Friday, March 20, 2015


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.


Friday, March 20, 2015


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.


Thursday, March 19, 2015


OU senior Laura Tack is working with Professor Jonathan Silberman on monthly economic reports for the School of Business Administration's Data Center website.


Thursday, March 19, 2015


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.”


Wednesday, March 18, 2015


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.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Combat veteran studies the effects of anesthesia on post-traumatic stress disorder.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015


OU's Center for Autism (OUCARES) hosts a variety of events that help adults with autism build lasting connections and social skills.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015


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.


Monday, March 16, 2015


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.


Friday, March 13, 2015


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.


Thursday, March 12, 2015


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.


Thursday, March 12, 2015


Salwan Georges’ project began as an Honors College thesis to document the life and struggles of Iraqi-Americans in Dearborn.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Students in the Model UN student org can earn credits in political science while developing research and communication skills and competing around the country.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015


A talented cast of OU student actors will perform the whimsical musical "She Loves Me," from March 19-29, in Varner Studio Theatre.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Groups of medical students give a cappella and orchestral service concerts at area hospitals.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015


President Hynd, along with OU students, faculty, staff and alumni spent the day at Michigan’s Capitol building.


Tuesday, March 10, 2015


Campus community invited to see the renowned Cape Breton fiddler on Friday, March 13, at Orchestra Hall.


Friday, March 06, 2015


Oakland University Art Gallery announces an exhibition by Steven Kuypers and Steven McShane entitled "The Fortress."


Wednesday, March 04, 2015


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.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015


Featuring Quintet Attacca and Panayis Lyras, the event will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, in Varner Recital Hall.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015


Through "I <3 OU donors" pins and campus signage, the Student Philanthropy Committee raises awareness and builds new traditions around philanthropy.


Tuesday, March 03, 2015


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.


Monday, March 02, 2015


Now is the time to join OU-Macomb as a walker, runner or volunteer for April 23-25 Let's Move events


Friday, February 27, 2015


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.


Friday, February 27, 2015


Beckham will visit campus for a lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.


Wednesday, February 25, 2015


Oakland University, through its Department of Pre-College Programs, hosted the 2015 MI GEAR UP College & Career Exploration Experience program.


Tuesday, February 24, 2015


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.


Friday, February 20, 2015


An ambitious thesis project takes Human Resource Development student to Germany for 12 days in January.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Laurie Shano, an advisor in the School of Education and Human Services, works with OU students at the Macomb University Center in Clinton Township.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015


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 Stradivarius.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015


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.


Monday, February 16, 2015


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.


Thursday, February 12, 2015


Deborah (Blair) VanderLinde, associate professor of music education, releases the latest installment in her "Songs for You and Me" series.


Thursday, February 12, 2015


According to Dr. Hew-Butler, recommendations such as drinking 8 oz. every 20 minutes are not only unnecessary, but can be life-threatening.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings “Guitar Summit” concert 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 features three OU faculty members who are also professional musicians.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Oakland University's online M.Ed. in Special Education degree ranked among the best by TheBestSchools.org.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015


American Society of Engineering Education ranks OU among national leaders, following national trend of growing percentages of women engineering faculty.


Tuesday, February 10, 2015


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.


Tuesday, February 10, 2015


For the first time ever, Oakland University undergraduates are being asked to complete the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement.


Friday, February 06, 2015


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.


Thursday, February 05, 2015


Oakland is one of only 19 universities in the U.S. to serve as a Reading Recovery training center.


Wednesday, February 04, 2015


The event takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, in Varner Recital Hall.


Friday, January 30, 2015


Dr. Chopp's research focuses on developing treatments for stroke, uncovering therapeutic approaches for injured brain tissue that can significantly reduce neurological damage.


Friday, January 30, 2015


Community outreach program connects Oakland University nursing students with area homeless to offer health assessments and tips for healthy living.


Friday, January 30, 2015


University systems in Spain and Sweden adopt Oakland University’s Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) methods for instruction.


Thursday, January 29, 2015


Andrew Holub, a graduate student in psychology, has been named a finalist for a 2015 Fulbright Award.


Thursday, January 29, 2015


A leader in risk management and information security, Management and Information Systems alum Jane Harper makes the roles of two 40 under 40 lists.


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Performances of Henrik Ibsen's classic play will run Feb. 5-15 in Varner Studio Theatre on Oakland University's campus.


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


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.


Monday, January 26, 2015


Kerro Knox has earned the prestigious Kennedy Center Gold Medallion Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.


Thursday, January 22, 2015


Luke Fleer, regional director of development, was named to this year’s class, which recognizes outstanding professionals who live or work in Oakland County.


Thursday, January 22, 2015


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.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015


A group of 34 students from OU's medical and public health brigades chapters helped provide vital health resources to two impoverished communities overseas.


Monday, January 19, 2015


After a 40 year career, retired counselor Camille Klimecki challenges alums to start a new tradition of donating first and last paychecks.


Friday, January 16, 2015


With 504 3-pointers, Travis Bader holds the NCAA record, and now a permanent spot in the O'rena among other great Golden Grizzlies.


Friday, January 16, 2015


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.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015


Jonathan Silberman, Ph.D., suggests structural reforms such as bringing innovation to sectors that are isolated from global competition, like government, education and healthcare.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015


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.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015


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.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Steve Apigo takes lessons learned from his mentors in Oakland University's School of Nursing to his new role as educator at Oakwood Hospital.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Oakland University's band is only the second American brass band to be invited to the Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival.


Monday, January 12, 2015


The event will held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Carr Center in Detroit.


Monday, January 12, 2015


In his new position, Dr. Crabill will oversee academic advising and work with faculty on curriculum development, among other duties.


Thursday, January 08, 2015


The Jan. 19 ceremony will recognize five students for their efforts to break down racial and cultural stereotypes.


Tuesday, January 06, 2015


Performances run Jan. 15-19 in Varner Recital Hall on Oakland University's campus.


Monday, January 05, 2015


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.


Spring 2015 OU Magazine