President Pescovitz delivers 2018 State of the University Address
Wednesday, November 14, 2018


While delivering the 2018 State of the University Address on Tuesday, Nov. 13, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., highlighted several accomplishments and points of pride from around campus, and provided an update on the university’s strategic goals.


young man in a shirt and tie posing for a photo with an older female professor in a classroom
Monday, November 12, 2018


M2 Michelle Fedorowicz and M3 Jeff Triska were the first OUWB students to be selected for the highly competitive National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program.



Monday, November 12, 2018


Meadow Brook Hall’s 47th annual Holiday Walk runs November 23 through December 23. 


Sigma Xi Conference Group photo
Monday, November 12, 2018


Two Oakland University graduate students, Roshan Timilsina and Tyler Parsons, received superior presentation awards at the 2018 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, which took place October 25-28 in San Francisco, California. 


David Dulio
Friday, November 09, 2018


Oakland University faculty who have successfully taken their research out into the world and engaged the community will share how they did it during OU’s popular Soundings Series, which will continue on Monday, Nov. 12 with David Dulio, a professor of political science and director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Oakland University.



Wednesday, November 07, 2018


Oakland University students are invited to ask questions and talk with President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz in the Gold Rooms of the Oakland Center on Monday, Nov. 12 at Noon.


Lysistrata (Mannon McIntosh) butters up Kinesias (Conor Lovell) to get him to sign a peace treaty in Lysistrata Remix at Oakland University's Varner Studio Theatre, Nov. 15 - Dec. 2.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018


Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Lysistrata Remix — a comedic battle of the sexes — from Nov. 15 through Dec. 2 in Varner Studio Theatre.



Friday, November 02, 2018


Oakland University and Oakland Community College leaders have signed new articulation agreements that will benefit even more students at both schools.The objectives of the newest agreements include helping transition qualified students from OCC to OU in pursuit of Health Sciences, Nursing and Social Work bachelor’s degrees. The agreements are effective through October 31, 2023 and subject to review for continuation after the initial five years.


woman with dark hair smiling at the camera
Thursday, November 01, 2018


OUWB charter class member Kimberly Lemkin, M.D., stands out as a leader in two departments in her psychiatry residency at Tufts Medical Center.


Campus Aerial View
Thursday, November 01, 2018


Oakland University will launch the public phase of its comprehensive campaign, “Aspire. Advance. Achieve,” at a November 17 gala headlined by acclaimed author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell. 



Wednesday, October 31, 2018


NOTE:Due to forecasts indicating the approach of inclement weather, this evening's candlelight vigil in memory of the people who lost their lives at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh is being relocated to the Winter Garden on the main level of Oakland Center.


Temple Grandin
Wednesday, October 31, 2018


The Oakland University Office of Disability Support Services and Center for Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) collaborated to bring Dr. Temple Grandin – professor, author and advocate – to Oakland University this week for a workshop focused on supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in higher education. 


Assembly Quartet
Tuesday, October 30, 2018


The Oakland Symphony Orchestra(OSO), Oakland University’s orchestra-in-residence, will present the second concert of its 2018-19 performance season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4 in Varner Recital Hall.


Bridging The Gaps: Guitars for Social Justice
Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Bridging the Gaps: Guitars for Social Justice, a collaborative and interdisciplinary project that marries music and social justice, will return to Oakland University at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Oakland University professor recreates ‘lost’ Balanchine ballet
Monday, October 29, 2018


Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Envisioning Marche Funébre: A Study in the Early Choreography of George Balanchine at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms.The “lost” ballet, Marche Funébre, by renowned choreographer George Balanchine has not been performed since 1923. It has been painstakingly reconstructed over more than a decade by Elizabeth Kattner, an assistant professor of dance at Oakland University.


OU celebrates re-opening of expanded, renovated Oakland Center
Monday, October 29, 2018


Oakland University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the re-grand opening of the university’s student union, the Oakland Center, which recently underwent a 60,000-square-foot expansion that included $46 million in renovations to the existing building.


Man and woman shaking hands, smiling at the camera
Friday, October 26, 2018


This year, 21 OUWB M4 students received induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, an international society recognizing students, alumni and faculty who dedicate themselves to the medical profession. 


Dr. David Stone
Friday, October 26, 2018


The Research Office at Oakland University hosted its second Research, Innovation and Engagement Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 24 and presented awards to several OU faculty members in recognition of their outstanding research and initiative.


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