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A rising star
Hollywood doesn’t have a lock on rising movie stars -- just ask Oakland University alumna Jennifer Kincer Catallo, CAS ’93 … Catallo’s latest film, Unbeatable Harold, starring Dylan McDermott, Henry Winkler and Phyllis Diller, will premier in Detroit in June.  Full Story >>>
 

 
 
ALUMNI NEWS
 
Kent donation to fund Judaic Studies travel
When Bernie, SBA ’71, and Nina Kent decided to make an endowed gift to Oakland University, they wanted their donation to make a difference in a new way - they chose the Judaic Studies program.”  Full Story >>>
 
Get your Recreation Center discounts
Whether you are trying to get in shape for "swim suit season" or just trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, the Oakland University Recreation Center has a program for you. OUAA members can get great discounts on summer memberships.
  
For a full schedule of classes, programs and center hours, please visit the Rec Center Web site.
 
DIA discounts available for OUAA members
OU Alumni Association members now can receive a 20 percent discount on Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) memberships. The membership includes unlimited free general admission, the opportunity to view special exhibits for free, 10 percent discount on DIA restaurants and museum shop, and more. For full details, visit the OUAA Member Benefits page.
  
New OUAA board members announced
New members have been appointed to the OUAA board. Each member will serve a three-year term. Full Story >>>
 
Nobel Peace Prize Candidate at Meadow Brook Theatre
Humanitarian, nurse extraordinaire and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Baroness Caroline Cox shared her stories and words of hope and inspiration amidst tragedy in her presentation, “The Sharp Compassion: humanitarian aid for forgotten people” at Meadow Brook Theatre on Friday, May 9. Full Story >>>
 

Stay in touch with fellow alumni and former classmates. Let us know what's new with you. GrizzLink Class Notes showcase the latest about your career, your family and more. GrizzLink members can search the OUAA Class Notes by category or class year. Members can also post their own Class Notes and add a photo as well. For details, visit www.oualumni.com.
 
GLOBETROTTING GRIZZLIES
 
Croatia and Venetian Treasures
Sept. 18-26
$1,299 plus airfare per person 
 
Travel to picturesque medieval hilltop towns and ancient underground caves from Opatija on the Croatian Riviera. Lido di Jesolo, one of Italy’s most popular and attractive resorts is a superb base from which to explore the nearby magical city of Venice and discover the splendid architectural jewels of Padua. For More >>>
 

“Our trip was wonderful,” says OU alumna Pat Romenk, who traveled to Paris with her daughter Anne-Marie in March. “We took all of the tours...Every night we ate at a different cafe or restaurant. We walked until our feet were sore...We had a great time, took tons of pictures, rode the Metro and ate and drank wine like professionals. View pictures from the trip.
 
CAMPUS NEWS
 
OU trip to Israel results in global exchange partnerships
Oakland University and the Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel in Israel have created a partnership that will provide far-reaching educational and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at both institutions. Full Story >>>
 
OU student-athletes ‘Trek’ toward cure for ALS
Three Oakland University women's basketball players will raise money for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also know as Lou Gehrig's disease, by participating in the Tri-State Trek, a 270-mile bike marathon from Boston to New York. Full Story >>>
 
OU hosts first international stem cell research conference
More than 250 national and international experts in stem cell research attended The First Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy at Oakland University, May 9-11. Full Story >>> 
 
AROUND TOWN
 
OU alumnus starts program for young professionals
OU alumnus Leonard Magro, MS ’01, and his wife, Julie, founders of Magro International, a Web site marketing company based in Rochester, Mich., have created Young Professionals of Rochester. Full Story >>>
 
OU sophomore displays work at Rochester Gallery Stroll
Studio art major Carla Butwin showcased her work for the first time as a solo artist when she took part in the Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll on Friday, May 2. Full Story >>> 
 
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The Honors College
Kresge Library
 
Athletics
 
Lifelong Learning

June 2008    

 
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