Macomb-OU Incubator - Cybersecurity program
Monday, November 11, 2019


Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.


Maria Zehnder standing, smiling with arms crossed in business attire in an office
Friday, November 08, 2019


With an accounting degree from Oakland University, experience in competitive gymnastics, and an internal drive to set and achieve challenging goals, Maria (Fernanda) Zehnder, ACC ’03, steered her career to lead finance positions at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).


Chris Cooper with poster
Friday, November 08, 2019


An Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School student project has identified problems with Michigan’s prescription-tracking database — and local officials hope it helps tackle the state’s devastating opioid addiction epidemic.


Blue Stockings
Wednesday, November 06, 2019


The men were firmly planted at Cambridge University until young women arrived. Were they really allowed to be there?Witness the intellectual excitement of 1896, when gender and love become part of the equation as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents the play Blue Stockings from Nov. 14 through Nov. 24 at the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.


Teddy Bear Clinic 1a
Tuesday, November 05, 2019


Patients at Beaumont Children’s Hospital, Royal Oak, recently learned the basics of applying casts, reading X-rays, inserting IVs, and more, all with the help of students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.


OU Veterans
Monday, November 04, 2019


Oakland University’s Office of Veterans Support Services, in collaboration with various campus and community partners, will recognize the contributions of veterans at OU, and across the nation, with a series of events from November 11-15.


V. Thande Sulé 1A
Friday, November 01, 2019


The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Diversity Lecture Series continues in November and December with two events.



Friday, November 01, 2019


More than 300 Oakland University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are expected to walk in the 44th Annual Macomb County Santa Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23.


Jennifer Lucarelli and Laurel Stevenson
Thursday, October 31, 2019


Oakland University professors Laurel Stevenson and Jennifer Lucarelli will oversee a new grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund that will expand the university’s collaborative efforts to promote healthy living in and around the city of Pontiac. 



Thursday, October 31, 2019


Kenneth Mitton, Ph.D., professor in the Oakland University Eye Research Institute (ERI) and principal investigator, along with co-investigators on the grant, ophthalmologists Michael Trese, M.D., and Kimberley Drenser, M.D., Ph.D. at Retinal Solutions, LLC, has been awarded two significant grant funding awards to investigate a drug for potential retinal regeneration.


Leadership Academy
Wednesday, October 30, 2019


Oakland University’s Leadership Academy was recently selected as the winner of the 2019 American Association of State Colleges and Universities Excellence and Innovation Award for Leadership Development and Diversity.


Make A Difference Day 2019a
Tuesday, October 29, 2019


Students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine spent Saturday volunteering at two metro Detroit nonprofits as part of the annual National Make a Difference Day.


Gopal Srinivasan
Tuesday, October 29, 2019


In recognition of their outstanding research and initiative, The Research Office at Oakland University presented awards to several OU faculty members during the Research, Innovation and Engagement Town Hall held Thursday, Oct. 24 at OU.


Ghazi Ghazi in Morocco
Tuesday, October 29, 2019


After immigrating to the U.S. from Iraq, Ghazi Ghazi made a conscious effort to assimilate into American culture. For him, that meant eschewing his native language of Arabic in favor of speaking English. 


AOA Induction 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019


A Beaumont Health breast cancer surgeon named a “Michiganian of the Year” this week helped induct 20 students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Class of 2020 into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


Imani Winds
Thursday, October 24, 2019


The Grammy-nominated Imani Winds returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series with a concert at Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.



Thursday, October 24, 2019


Lech Wałęsa, the former President of Poland, will be this year’s Varner Vitality Lecture keynote speaker. He will speak about the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, his country's struggles against Communism and also take questions from the audience through moderator Carol Cain, columnist for the Detroit Free Press and host of CBS-TV62's television program Michigan Matters.


Dr. Michelle Hammond standing with her arms crossed, smiling at the camera
Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Few experiences in business are as invigorating or, in some cases, terrifying as ascending to a leadership role. The assumption that some people are born leaders while others simply do not have what it takes is a significant source of anxiety. 


Score for Success 2019 (4)
Wednesday, October 23, 2019


As soon as the school year begins, refugee youth at one metro Detroit middle school start asking officials when the students will arrive from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.


Oakland Symphony Orchestra
Wednesday, October 23, 2019


For the first time in more than a decade, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on a Saturday evening during a special performance at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.


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