Student wearing mask
Friday, September 25, 2020


As part of a campus-wide effort to provide a safe and healthy learning environment, Oakland University has launched the Grizzly Health Squad. The student-driven initiative promotes adherence to “Grizzlies Protect Grizzlies: Healthy Together,” the honor pledge in which OU community members promise to help curb the spread of coronavirus by wearing a face covering, social distancing and maintaining good hygiene. 


Meaghan Barry
Friday, September 25, 2020


Meaghan Barry, partner and creative director and Unsold Studio and associate professor of graphic design at Oakland University, has been selected as a Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2020 Notable Woman in Design.


Dee Pitts and Dave Thomas
Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine has promoted two associate deans who had previously been serving on an interim basis.



Joanna Hernandez
Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Joanna Hernandez, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Nursing, in partnership with McLaren Oakland Hospital, is the recipient of the 2020 University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Central Region Engagement Award. 



Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Oakland University, through its Center for Civic Engagement, is a national leader for inspiring its students to get plugged into the electoral process, registering students to vote and helping them get engaged in the broader political process.


Spread Hope, Not COVID
Tuesday, September 22, 2020


At the request of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Oakland University is supporting a new statewide public education campaign called “Spread Hope, Not COVID.” The goal of the campaign is to unite all Michiganders to take three simple actions that will contain the spread of the virus at levels that will enable the state to fully reopen — and stay open.


Verna Kay excitedly speaking with a female student in preparation for the Virtual Fall Career Fair.
Friday, September 18, 2020


For current students and alumni seeking a team-focused work environment that exemplifies on-going training and room for growth, Oakland University Credit Union should be top of list.


An image of anesthesiology students at OUWB
Friday, September 18, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Anesthesiology Interest Group was recently named the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Outstanding Anesthesia Interest Group for 2019-20.



Annie Fuelle
Friday, September 18, 2020


Annie Fuelle, an alumna of Oakland University’s Honors College, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural Honors College Humanitarian Award, which was established to recognize students who have demonstrated “sustained humanitarian involvement” during their time at OU.


Keeper of the Dream Graphic
Wednesday, September 16, 2020


Applications are being accepted for Oakland University’s 2021 Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards. 


An image for Women in Medicine 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is celebrating Women in Medicine Month with a variety of events throughout September.



Chernobyl New Safe Confinement
Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Now through Nov. 22, 2020, the Oakland University Art Gallery will present “Moving Forward,” an exhibition featuring the work of the full-time faculty of the Department of Art & Art History at OU.


OUWB patch
Friday, September 11, 2020


In yet another example of OUWB medical students adjusting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, several of the future physicians turned to technology to continue with internships during the summer.




Friday, September 11, 2020


Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointments of Trina Govan Scott of Southfield and Reverend Joseph “Joe” Jones of Grand Rapids to the Oakland University Board of Trustees. 


Mark Stone
Friday, September 11, 2020


Celebrate the International Day of Peace at Oakland University with Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion, as he shares a program of globally-inspired percussion pieces beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.


Detroit Institute of Music Education
Thursday, September 10, 2020


Oakland University and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) have partnered to provide Bachelor of Arts degrees in performance, songwriting and music industry business classes to students wanting to study commercial music and pursue a career in music.


GrizzHacks
Wednesday, September 09, 2020


This year, Oakland University is taking its student-run hackathon virtual. The 36-hour GrizzHacks competition, in which students develop a variety of technology-based projects, will take place September 18-20. 


An image of OUWB's Pediatric Interest Group from 2019-20
Tuesday, September 08, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Pediatric Interest Group has been named Pediatric Interest Group of the Year for the second consecutive year by the American Academy of Pediatrics.



Claudia Marques Molina
Tuesday, September 08, 2020


“When you go to a foreign country, you learn so much about yourself and different cultures,” says senior journalism major Claudia Marques Molina. “It opens your mind and becomes part of you.” 


An image of LaBlance mask quote box
Friday, September 04, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine officials are urging medical students to serve as role models when it comes to safe practices with regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.



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Brian Bierley
Director of Media Relations
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David Groves
Director of Campus Communications
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Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
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Meadow Brook Hall:
Shannon O'Berski
Marketing and Communications Manager
Meadow Brook Hall
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Meadow Brook Theatre:
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Acting Managing Director
(248) 370-3316
cmarshall@mbtheatre.com

Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
Carly Uhrig
Publicist
(248) 370-2032
uhrig@oakland.edu

Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
(248) 370-3008
goody@oakland.edu