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Campus Life

Monday, November 02, 2015

This grant, from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, is part of a statewide effort to better treat and understand autism spectrum disorder.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Dr. Baldwin will share his message of "Service Above Self" at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, in OU's Varner Recital Hall.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Ghana’s master musician Bernard Woma and Professor Emeritus Marvin (Doc) Holladay, who established OU’s World Music program in 1975, will perform at the concerts.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dr. James Lentini's album "The Four Seasons for Guitar," earned a spot on the first-round ballot for the 2016 Grammy Awards.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Kunselman will coordinate and facilitate leadership of university operations except academic affairs across campus.

Monday, October 26, 2015

The OU Brass Band will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1 in Varner Recital Hall.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Along with some OU musical theatre students, Weiss will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 in Varner Recital Hall.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The 2015 fund drive officially kicked off on Thursday, Oct. 15, with $56,536.88 in contributions from 88 donors.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Eisenhower Dance, one of OU's dance companies-in-residence, is widely recognized as Michigan's premier professional dance company.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The new faculty feedback tool provides another way for instructors to help students who may be struggling in class.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The $12,800 donation funded improvements to the OUPD’s community liaison office in Vandenberg Hall and allowed the department to purchase a LIDAR speed gun.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

OU will welcome actor, director, producer and literacy advocate LeVar Burton to campus for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards on Jan. 18, 2016.

Friday, October 02, 2015

The university’s total enrollment set a new record of 20,711 students, an increase of nearly 200 students over the previous year.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Between Oct. 8 and Oct. 18, OU will offer 12 creative and dynamic performances of “Oklahoma!”

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The 18-hole Grizzly Oaks Disc Golf Course is now partially redesigned, officially reopened and ready for play.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox will speak on campus on Oct. 8.

Monday, September 21, 2015

This mixed media production is based on the lives of portrait photographer Pat Sturn and opera singer Emilia Cundari.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Prepare for the job market at the 6th annual Student to Professional Conference, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 10 at OU.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Foxlees, who met as students while volunteering at Meadow Brook Theatre, return for the 50th anniversary season.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

A sexual assault reported today to the Oakland University Police Department allegedly occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at around 6 p.m.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Elliott Tower wins “The Michigan Plaque” from the Keep Michigan Beautiful Annual Awards contest.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Reginald Dwayne Betts will present this year's Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Oakland Center Banquet Room B.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Alumni Awards Banquet honors alumni who have earned success in business, community service, volunteer leadership and other areas.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

This year's freshman class is remarkable for its size and strong academic profile.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

OU achieved the silver-level designation on the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency's 2015-2016 list of Veteran-Friendly Schools.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

We look forward to another year of growth and achievement! This is Oakland University, where the aspiring can rise.

Monday, August 31, 2015

The OU community will return to campus and kick off the fall 2015 semester with dozens of fun-filled events during Welcome Week from Sept. 2-12.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

To help roll out the Campus Flu Challenge, the Graham Health Center is having a Move-In Flu Clinic on Monday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

“The efforts made by Marianne Donoghue on August 6 were directly responsible for saving a life,” said OUPD Chief Mark B. Gordon.

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning unveiled their statewide effort to step up drunk driving enforcement at a media event held at Oakland University.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

"As I enter my “sophomore” year at OU, I am committed to enhancing Oakland’s status as a first-choice destination for college-bound high school graduates in the metropolitan area we serve."

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Nearly 60 high school students got a glimpse into campus life when they visited OU for the inaugural Honors College Summer Experience in July.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

“A Night to Honor to Our Military and First Responders” will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21 in North Foundation Hall on Oakland’s campus.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

One of only two barns left standing on campus, the historic Meadow Brook barn was restored using reclaimed lumber and painted a bright yellow.

Monday, August 03, 2015

The new dean will serve as chief academic and administrative officer of the libraries, while providing vision, leadership and planning for library staff.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The new BS to MPA '4+1' program allows students to obtain a bachelor's and master's degree in public administration in 5 years.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Oak View offers bike racks preferred parking for low-emission vehicles and shielded light fixtures, hitting many green building requirements that helped it achieve LEED Gold status.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The National Business Incubation Association recently added OU INC to its list of approved Soft Landings programs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.