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Wednesday, July 01, 2015


"Comcast Newsmakers" featuring OU leaders will air between local programming over the next several months.


Wednesday, July 01, 2015


The graduate-level Summer II course features children’s book creators guest-lecturer each day.


Monday, June 29, 2015


The Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership at OU is one of nearly 70 sponsor organizations helping teachers develop and lead innovative programs for students in their districts.


Monday, June 29, 2015


The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Autism Clinic is a nonprofit, center-based clinic on Oakland’s campus that is dedicated to treatment and research related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).




Thursday, June 25, 2015


Garry Gilbert’s feature about an OU employee’s road to recovery after a severe car accident has earned local and national praise


Thursday, June 25, 2015


Oakland University had a league-best 125 student-athletes honored for their academic achievements.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Tickets are available for the 2015-2016 Macomb Town Hall Luncheon/Lecture Series, which benefits an endowed scholarship for OU students from Macomb County.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Crystal VanKooten recently received the Hugh Burns Best Dissertation Award from the journal "Computers and Composition."


Thursday, June 18, 2015


Students prepare to embark on their Study Abroad trips made possible by a $550,000 planned endowment from Patti Finnegan Sharf.


Thursday, June 18, 2015


President George W. Hynd has announced that Geoffrey Upward and Angie Schmucker have been selected to fill interim positions in the Development, Alumni and Community Engagement, or DACE division at Oakland University.




Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Professor Cardimen and the nine graduate students are exploring the intricacies of the European Union on an international trip, June 2-17, to Europe. Stops include Budapest, Prague, Regensburg, Munich, London and Oxford.


Monday, June 15, 2015


Dealership owners Pat and Christie Scoggin presented this year's award to Alexis Jordan, a 2015 graduate of Stoney Creek High School.


Friday, June 12, 2015


Keith Berven and Scott Tiegs surveyed amphibian and reptile populations in northern Ecuador. Dr. Berven first surveyed the area in 1971.


Thursday, June 11, 2015


Dr. Petrescu will begin her tenure officially on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015.


Wednesday, June 10, 2015


Oakland University is sponsoring a backpack and school supplies drive through CMI now through July 15 for Pontiac kids.


Tuesday, June 09, 2015


The Oakland University Chorale will accompany the Rolling Stones in a July 8 performance at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.


Friday, June 05, 2015


The minor combines historical, social science, interpersonal and institutional investigations of sexualities, sexual identities and gender identities in U.S. and global contexts.


Thursday, June 04, 2015


Bob and Jackie Wiggins each set aside a $25,000 planned gift to help students in the School of Education and Human Services and the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance.


Wednesday, June 03, 2015


Dance students studied German contemporary dance by taking technique classes at the Tanzfabrik and learning choreography from German dance artists.


Wednesday, June 03, 2015


Several OU alumni and faculty members worked on the feature film "Beyond the Mask," which opens in theaters this weekend.


Thursday, May 28, 2015


Mark C. Bowers established an endowment that will fund graduate student research in OU's School of Engineering and Computer Science.


Thursday, May 28, 2015


President George W. Hynd reflects on Oakland University's accomplishments in 2015, which serve as examples of the University's community engagement, academic excellence and growth.


Thursday, May 28, 2015


Conducted by Jeff Tyzik, the DSO will be accompanied by baritone Kevin Deas, soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme and the Wayne State University Chorus.


Wednesday, May 27, 2015


OU special lecturer and accomplished actor Mila Govich takes her students to meet with industry professionals, getting real-world experience in auditioning and advice from casting agents.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015


The camp teaches practical life skills to individuals 18 and older with autism or other developmental disabilities.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Angie Schmucker is named the 2015 Outstanding Administrative Professional of the Year. A celebration of her accomplishments is set for 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2.


Friday, May 22, 2015


A team of Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science current students and recent alumni have formed a robotics team and entered the Amazon Picking Challenge.


Thursday, May 21, 2015


OU's Center for Human Animal Interventions will be hosting a three-day summit August 12-14 to discuss standards of practice and ethical considerations in Human Animal Bond and Animal Assisted Therapy.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Mark Stone performs with the Bernard Woma Ensemble on May 21 in South Africa as part of a world music concert series.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015


McIntosh's tenure begins June 1, 2015, pending formal approval by Oakland's Board of Trustees.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Classical guitarist Roberto Fabbri will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 in OU's Varner Recital Hall.


Monday, May 11, 2015


Spots are available for this year's Camp RN program, which takes place July 13-17 at Henry Ford College in Dearborn.


Friday, May 08, 2015


Dr. Barbara Oakley, who teaches in OU's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won top honors from the American Society of Engineering Education.


Thursday, May 07, 2015


The annual event welcomes area fifth-graders to campus to learn about the vital role that water plays in the region. This year's festival is Friday, May 15.


Tuesday, May 05, 2015


The April 25 event, held in downtown Mount Clemens, was sponsored by Oakland University-Macomb.


Monday, May 04, 2015


OU seniors Spencer Marentette and Kayla Fike received the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson awards respectively, while senior Brittany Hall won the Human Relations Award.


Friday, May 01, 2015


Ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 in the O'rena. Event and traffic updates will be posted to the Oakland University Police Department Twitter @OUPD.


Friday, May 01, 2015


Associate Professor of Music Melissa Hoag is the local arrangements chair. Music theorists from sixteen states and two Canadian provinces will attend this prestigious conference.


Thursday, April 30, 2015


The University will have an unusually high number of major campus events scheduled to take place between Sunday, April 26, and Sunday, May 3.


Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Various convenient food service locations across campus will remain open through the summer.


Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Oakland University's School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors will honor Michigan's top nurses on May 7 at the San Marino Club in Troy.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Dr. Richard Rozek carries the symbolic mace at all Oakland University commencements and convocations. As the University marshal, Rozek will also lead the procession at the April 29 inauguration of OU's 6th president, George W. Hynd.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015


More than 200 academic advisors from 38 institutions across Michigan are expected to participate in the event.


Monday, April 27, 2015


The conference will bring together early career and aspiring teachers to network with experienced educators.


Monday, April 20, 2015


Justin Xu and Dhruv Medarametla will compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition.


Thursday, April 16, 2015


Competing against the region's professional publications, The Oakland Post brings home awards from the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists.


Thursday, April 16, 2015


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


Thursday, April 16, 2015


Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Kanako Taku and her students are studying the personal growth that happens after a person recovers from trauma.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015


This 2015 Student Leadership Conference brings together students, faculty and administrators from Oakland University, Oakland Schools and Oakland County high schools.


Monday, April 13, 2015


Marketing research on new scooter was done in partnership with Oakland University Center for Integrated Business Research and Education Consultancy students.


Thursday, April 09, 2015


A mix of dance and equipment, Winter Guard uses flags, rifle and sabres in a competitive setting.


Wednesday, April 08, 2015


Summer is a time for fun with friends, but also an excellent opportunity for college-bound teens to consider a future career path.


Wednesday, April 08, 2015


The inauguration will be immediately followed by a community reception – faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members and university delegates from across the country will be attending.


Tuesday, April 07, 2015


A trio of advisers have been invited to present at the National Academic Advising Association regional event on Friday, April 10.


Tuesday, April 07, 2015


When faculty bring new ideas and innovation to market, Oakland University shares the spotlight, fortifying its reputation for research and attracting enterprising students.


Tuesday, April 07, 2015


The Executive Master of Business Administration program provides a solid understanding of business methods, analytical tools and leadership skills.


Tuesday, April 07, 2015


Presented by OU's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance, the event will take place on Monday, April 20, in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.


Tuesday, April 07, 2015


The DSO is offering discount tickets to is April 16 "Journey to Exotic Places" performance featuring worldly song and dance from Ravel and Ginastera.


Friday, April 03, 2015


Oakland University offers free practice tests to high school students. Test dates are April 25 for the ACT and May 9 for the SAT.


Friday, April 03, 2015


With an eye toward cultivating knowledge and spurring dialogue, OU's second annual TEDx Conference is themed "Aspire to Rise."


Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Oakland University's World Autism Awareness Day info is here.


Monday, March 30, 2015


Haruna Walusimbi, one of Uganda’s most celebrated performing artists, will present three concerts at Oakland University April 10 and 11.


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


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


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