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Campus Life


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.


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.


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.


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 09, 2015


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


Thursday, March 12, 2015


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


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.


Friday, February 27, 2015


Thanks to a new partnership with Unified Sports, OU athletes have a new, fun way to interact with the community.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Monday, January 12, 2015


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


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.