OU delegation at the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Sino-Foreign (CCUT-OU 2+2) Joint Teaching Program
Friday, September 20, 2019


Oakland University leaders recently traveled to China to strengthen and expand partnerships at three STEM-focused universities. 


Stephanie Pizzo
Friday, September 20, 2019


Long before she became the new artistic director of Eisenhower Dance Detroit — a professional contemporary dance company based in Metro Detroit — Stephanie Pizzo discovered her passion for dance on the campus of Oakland University.


Kara Sawarynski speaks at the podium.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019


As of Sept. 1, Kara Sawarynski, Ph.D., has been continuing to tap the problem-solving/critical thinking skills she developed as an academic throughout her education and career, but in a new capacity – as the vice chair of Foundational Medical Studies at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.



Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Oakland University came together on Thursday, September 12, to raise money in support of the University of The Bahamas and their rebuilding efforts following the damage caused by Hurricane Dorian.


GrizzHacks4 preview
Tuesday, September 17, 2019


From Sept. 28-29, Oakland University will host GrizzHacks 4, a 24-hour hackathon that provides an opportunity for students to create incredible hardware and software projects from the bottom up.


Wasserman, Navin near logo
Monday, September 16, 2019


For the authors of “Treatment Over Objection — Moral Reasons for Reluctance,” the hope is to further the conversation about the requirements of humanistic medicine, and to move the bar on clinical ethics practices — particularly with regard to patients who are often marginalized.



Monday, September 16, 2019


For the authors of “Treatment Over Objection — Moral Reasons for Reluctance,” the hope is to further the conversation about the requirements of humanistic medicine, and to move the bar on clinical ethics practices — particularly with regard to patients often marginalized.


Sable Zuza
Friday, September 13, 2019


Sable Zuza, a fourth-year student in Oakland University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, was among those recognized in the 2019 Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest. 



Thursday, September 12, 2019


The Nu Omega Chapter at Oakland University has been selected for one of Pi Sigma Alpha's (PSA) Best Chapter Awards for 2018-2019. This is the sixth year in a row that OU’s chapter has been recognized nationally as a best Chapter.


Jon Carroll preparing to fly drone
Wednesday, September 11, 2019


This summer, Oakland University Professor Jon Carroll went to Africa to explore the role drones can play in combatting the spread of malaria. The project, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development, uses precision agriculture to support public health, environmental protection, food security and other efforts. 


Ducatman presentation on leadership
Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion kicked off Women in Medicine Month last week with an educational session designed to help attendees sharpen leadership skills.



Oakland University partners with Lean Enterprise Institute to improve Lean education
Monday, September 09, 2019


Oakland University’s Pawley Lean Institute and its Industrial and Systems Engineering Department is collaborating with the Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. (LEI) in Boston — founded by the father of the Lean movement, Dr. James Womack — to create new educational opportunities in Lean thinking and practice for OU students, as well as to improve existing ones.


Eye Research Stock Photo
Friday, September 06, 2019


Evangelos Gragoudas, M.D., who pioneered the use of proton therapy for the treatment of eye tumors, and photodynamic therapy for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, is the speaker for Oakland University’s 2019 Harding Lecture. The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 27 in the Oakland Center Gold Rooms, with a reception starting at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture to follow at noon. 


Dzubnar jersey, white coat wall.
Thursday, September 05, 2019


The last week of April 2015 was truly unforgettable for OUWB alumna Jessica Dzubnar and her family.



Thursday, September 05, 2019


The Student Life Lecture Board at Oakland University will present “An Evening with Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown” on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Oakland Center’s Founders Ballrooms.


History Comes Alive 2019
Wednesday, September 04, 2019


Oakland University’s popular History Comes Alive lecture series, which offers a unique glimpse into the past by highlighting a variety of historic events — some serious, some not so serious — kicked off on Sept. 17, 2019 and will continue through March 18, 2020.


Bartlett, Millstead named co-chief residents in Grand Rapids.
Tuesday, September 03, 2019


Two Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine alumnae have been named Co-Chief Residents at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.


Honors College Freshmen Welcome 2019
Tuesday, September 03, 2019


For the seventh straight year, Oakland University’s Honors College has a record number of freshmen joining its ranks. 


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