OU students earn top honors at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
Monday, February 24, 2020


Oakland University students earned a number of awards at Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), a yearly, week-long event offering college and university students from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin the chance to participate in workshops, see other departments' work, and compete for scholarship money to complete their education.


OUWB Diversity Lecture Series, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020


The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Diversity Lecture Series continued in February with a third speaker who helped further the overall mission of the program.


Wasserman headshot for web
Wednesday, February 19, 2020


An Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine professor is first author on a new article in The New England Journal of Medicine that suggests revamping the way organizations handle medical trainee unprofessionalism.


Oakland campus
Wednesday, February 19, 2020


In an inspirational appeal to galvanize support for the state’s public university students, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz unveiled “Strive for 45: Invest in Student Success.” 


Howard Markel speaks at Oakland University
Tuesday, February 18, 2020


On the same morning it was announced 14 Americans tested positive for coronavirus, an expert in contagious diseases and epidemics visited Oakland University with one primary message: don’t panic.



Tuesday, February 18, 2020


Oakland University will host a “Diversity in Detroit Media” panel discussion event at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 16 at the Oakland Center, Founders Ballroom B.


Jazzmin Partridge speaking to a classroom full of students
Monday, February 17, 2020


Four Corners Montessori Academy graduate Jazzmin Partridge dropped in to visit at her former school and talked to students about her time at FCMA and her high school experience.


headshot of Makiah Shipp
Monday, February 17, 2020


Channel 4 anchorwomen, Rhonda Walker featured Detroit Edison Early College High School, Makiah Shipp for her leadership, service, and academic success in her brag book.



Monday, February 17, 2020


The Oakland University international community of students and supporters made an impressive showing at this year’s Global Festival.


Goikes
Friday, February 14, 2020


Laurie Goike, M.D., clearly remembers sitting on a couch with her now-husband, Jonathan Goike, M.D., and first discussing the idea of a couples match for their anticipated post-medical school residencies.


Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference
Friday, February 14, 2020


Oakland University will host the eighth annual Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference on February 27 and 28. 


DEIC Guidelines for Web 2
Wednesday, February 12, 2020


Anyone in a class or breakout room at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine can now see firsthand that the school is intent on leading the way in implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives that benefit students and educators alike.


Howard Markel horizontal
Tuesday, February 11, 2020


A prominent expert on epidemics and contagious diseases is set to visit Oakland University for a presentation as coronavirus continues to spread and make headlines.


Distinguished Professors
Tuesday, February 11, 2020


Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a request to appoint Linda Pavonetti, Ed.D.; Karen Sheridan, M.F.A; and Vijayan Sugumaran, Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The appointment is effective August 15, 2020.


Interprofessional Workshop on Opioid Abuse
Monday, February 10, 2020


More than 300 students and faculty recently took part in Oakland University’s fourth annual Interprofessional Workshop on Opioid Abuse. 



Monday, February 10, 2020


Oakland University and the Center for Civic Engagement are hosting a unique event with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and current U.S. Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin. 


Deans' Charm School 1
Thursday, February 06, 2020


OUWB Stephan Sharf Interim Dean Duane Mezwa, M.D., recently joined more than 20 other new medical school deans at a conference aimed at orienting them to their respective positions — and generally furthering medical education throughout the U.S.



Thursday, February 06, 2020


Nicole Thompson, Oakland University Police Department’s administrative lieutenant, has been selected for the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2020.


Oakland University selected to participate in Data Literacy Institute
Thursday, February 06, 2020


Oakland University has been selected to participate in a Data Literacy Institute project aimed at increasing the use of data to boost student success, including the number of graduates.


Oakland Symphony Orchestra to present 23rd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert
Wednesday, February 05, 2020


The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 23rd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.


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Director of Campus Communications
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Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
Assistant AD for Athletic Communications
(248) 370-3201
mariarivera@oakland.edu

Meadow Brook Hall:
Shannon O'Berski
Marketing and Communications Manager
Meadow Brook Hall
(248) 364-6263
stobersk@oakland.edu

Meadow Brook Theatre:
Cheryl Marshall
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