Around Campus

Around Campus

Winter 2016

6th Annual Winter College

OU packed up its classrooms for the sixth annual Winter College on February 4–6 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Alumni, donors and friends attended lightning talks given by OU deans and attained insight from faculty experts on domestic and foreign policy, exercise science, health and wellness therapies and Division I athletics.


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Donors Mike and Jennifer Klieman


R. Hugh and Nancy Elliott

Donors R. Hugh and Nancy Elliott



The OU Deans

OU Deans gave lightning talks on various subjects. (1st row): Richard Rozek, SHS; Gary Moore, SON; Louay Chamra, SECS; Robert Folberg, OUWB. (2nd row): Jon Margerum-Leys, SEHS; Michael Mazzeo, SBA; Claudia Petrescu, Graduate Education; Provost Jim Lentini (moderator); Kevin Corcoran, CAS; and Stephen Weiter, Libraries.


 Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, Ph.D., R.N.,

Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor, School of Nursing, educated the audience on “Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Health and Wellness.”


 Chuck Ellenbaum

Chuck Ellenbaum

 Dr. Fouladbakhsh

Dr. Fouladbakhsh’s materials piqued attendee interest after class.


 Peter Trumbore, Ph.D.

Peter Trumbore, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Political Science, makes a point during “Reading the Tea Leaves: Key Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges for the 45th President.”


 Dave Dulio, Ph.D.

Dave Dulio, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Political Science, encourages the class to think about “Reading the Tea Leaves: Key Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges for the 45th President.”



 W. Dorsey Hammond

W. Dorsey Hammond (seated), OU professor emeritus of Reading and Language Arts.

 Jeff Konya

Director of Athletics Jeff Konya updates the class on the “Current State of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics and its Impact on Oakland University.”


 Ruta Fuja

Ruta Fuja


 Tamara Hew-Butler, D.P.M., Ph.D.

Tamara Hew-Butler, D.P.M., Ph.D., associate professor, Exercise Science, explains “The Grandeur and Illusions of Exercise and Science.”


 Sue Ritchey and Liz Smith

Sue Ritchey and Liz Smith


 Melissa Winn

Melisa Winn


Marilyn and Phil Dano

Marilyn and Phil Dano


 George W. Hynd

OU President George W. Hynd provides guests with an Oakland University update.