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Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Students can apply for Keeper of the Dream Awards up to $5,000 until Oct. 10, 2014.


Monday, September 29, 2014


Through generous donations by OU faculty and staff, the All-University Fund Drive aims to raise more than last year's $363,000 total in support of student scholarships and research.


Thursday, September 25, 2014


Jennifer Lucarelli, Ph.D., is the principal investigator for a three-year, nearly $2 million grant, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014


An open forum will take place from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Oakland Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion – OU INCubator on the University’s campus.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Delia Rodi graduated in 1992 with a bachelor of science in engineering. She is among a group of skilled designers who have master planned the Elliott Tower site and lead the design of this project thru to completion.


Friday, September 12, 2014


MICPA Excellence Awards honor and recognize young graduates who have achieved all-round excellence in the pursuit of an accounting qualification.


Friday, September 12, 2014


Former interim president has been appointed vice president for organizational development and strategic planning effective immediately.


Thursday, September 11, 2014


An advocate for addressing homelessness, Professor Wasserman gives students an inclusive understanding of how health care is delivered to those living in poverty.


Tuesday, September 09, 2014


The first student chapter of Society of Automotive Analysts provides OU students with networking opportunities, forum to discuss issues in the global automotive industry.


Monday, September 08, 2014


OU's Honors College welcomes more than 300 freshmen into its ranks -- a roughly 40 percent increase over last year's class.


Monday, September 08, 2014


The Oakland University School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for the 27th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®


Friday, September 05, 2014


A featured homecoming event will celebrate 57 years of student leaders with a VIP reception during the weekend of celebrations Sept. 19-21.


Friday, September 05, 2014


Samantha Wolf makes good on a promise she made to donate her first paycheck to OU. The money will go toward an OC expansion project she worked on as a student.


Friday, September 05, 2014


Research aims to find a catalyst to convert carbon dioxide into a sustainable energy source.


Wednesday, September 03, 2014


For her dedication to serving the information technology community in higher education, OU's CIO Theresa Rowe is the recipient of an EDUCAUSE award.


Wednesday, September 03, 2014


A 2012 grad of the biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic sciences program, helps save an 11-year-old girl's life through a chance encounter at a volunteer event.


Thursday, August 28, 2014


Faculty tested out the new filming gear when Kevin Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Friday, August 22, 2014


In his position as assistant dean of students, Wadsworth will handle student conduct matters and serve as OU’s deputy Title IX coordinator.


Friday, August 22, 2014


A master's student in the Department of Biological Sciences receives accolades for her research on the environmental impacts of of "hardening" shorelines.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Dean Hightower helped to shape the school, keeping it relevant with innovative courses, prevention research, and expansion of the school’s resources and facilities.


Friday, August 15, 2014


Alumni will gather to celebrate OU's newest additions and oldest traditions during fall homecoming and reunion weekend Sept. 19-21.


Thursday, August 14, 2014


Oakland's award-winning Formula SAE team and Oakland Robotics Association will benefit from the professional-grade manufacturing equipment.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014


The 2014 Veteran Jump Start event helps guide students on a path towards success by providing access to various on- and off-campus resources.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Softball, tennis, track and multi-sport fields are scheduled to open for play in October.


Monday, August 11, 2014


Students and experts from OU's business and education programs will assist the employees as they navigate their new jobs.


Thursday, August 07, 2014


OU students can immediately apply their newly acquired knowledge in real-world classroom settings under the supervision of practicing teachers and OU faculty members.


Tuesday, August 05, 2014


Open to business and engineering students and as a professional development course, students learn to find new ways to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace.


Monday, August 04, 2014


All donations will go to the Pontiac School District to help support their growing need of new school supplies for more than 5,000 students in the district.


Friday, August 01, 2014


Exercise Science graduate student Neena Silles works closely with Dr. Tamara Hew on this research to develop her graduate thesis on the effects of Muscle Milk.


Friday, August 01, 2014


Professor Grossman keeps a coveted list of mathematicians who are interconnected with the famous mathematician.


Thursday, July 31, 2014


Professional filmmakers Michael Manasseri and the Deka Brothers lead workshop on the RED Epic camera, a high-tech camera that's gaining popularity in Hollywood.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Oakland University's state-of-the-art simulation labs give nursing students real-world clinical experience.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Entering her second year at OUWB, Flo Doo wins awards for MCAT videos and Google Glass app entries.


Monday, July 28, 2014


The gift will support development of an Industrial Robotics and Automation program within OU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Monday, July 28, 2014


The only event of its kind, the two-day conference features 28 presentations and panel discussions by experts from across the world.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Program trains a new generation of teachers, skilled and committed to transforming schools into leading learning communities.


Monday, July 21, 2014


OU's First Year Advising to offer College Success Seminar Wednesday, Aug. 13, providing tips to students entering their first year of college.


Monday, July 21, 2014


Anniversary concert with Detroit Symphony Orchestra and special guest violinist Joshua Bell planned for July 24


Friday, July 18, 2014


This fall, 16 undergraduate and graduate students from Beijing Information Science and Technology University will study at Oakland University.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Rachel Hunt, an M.D. candidate, finds evidence that radiation therapy can be correlated with improved memory functioning in Alzheimer's patients.


Tuesday, July 15, 2014


The Stinson’s gift establishes the Frank Cardimen International Initiatives Fund to help students gain international business experience.


Monday, July 14, 2014


The quarterly Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook report shows views differ among economic experts, business owners and consumers.


Monday, July 14, 2014


Iggy Azalea will headline with special guest MAGIC! on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Meadow Brook Music Festival on OU’s campus. Students can purchase discounted tickets.


Wednesday, July 09, 2014


Hynd, who formerly served as provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs for the College of Charleston, becomes the sixth president in the University's history.


Tuesday, July 08, 2014


Oakland University and Turning Point to host Pediatric Sexual Assault Conference in September.


Tuesday, July 08, 2014


Courses focus on product lifecycle and project management and are available to undergrad and graduate students and as professional development.


Monday, July 07, 2014


Konya replaces Robby Stewart, who has been serving as interim director of athletics since February 1.


Monday, July 07, 2014


OU alum Matthew Solt is pursuing his passion at an internship where they are using a particle detector to identify various elements of the universe.


Thursday, July 03, 2014


OU commits to eight strategies that aid veterans and service members in obtaining their educational goals and enhance their careers.


Tuesday, July 01, 2014


How often do you have to lie to be considered a 'prolific liar'? Who is more likely to be a 'prolific liar'? Dr. Kim Serota explores the topic in his ongoing research.


Tuesday, July 01, 2014


Alan Pinnick’s career has really taken off since he graduated from Oakland University in 1981 with a degree in mechanical engineering.


Friday, June 27, 2014


Tenants of the historic Bell Building in Detroit participated in a photo exhibit led by OU's School of Health Sciences.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Eight months after the tragic loss of 20-year-old Hailey Brouillet, her family is fundraising to establish a scholarship for OU students to study abroad.


Tuesday, June 24, 2014


The goal of the retreat was to help students develop leadership skills and create a more inclusive school environment.


Friday, June 20, 2014


The esteemed Construction and Design Awards are given to members of the construction industry and their projects.


Friday, June 20, 2014


“Hydrogen-based energy allows for an energy infrastructure that has a completely closed, pollution-free chemical cycle,” — Kristopher Inman, Ph.D. candidate


Friday, June 20, 2014


Dr. Alberto Rojo — who has an OU course that looks at the physics of everyday life — reveals the science behind the art of dunking a basketball in Flight Crew video.


Friday, June 20, 2014


Four months into her legal training, Karen Johnston landed an internship working for one of the most recognized names in the field – The Sam Bernstein Law Firm.


Thursday, June 19, 2014


Dealership pays it forward with annual full-tuition scholarship for an incoming freshman from one of four area high schools – Adams, Stoney Creek, Rochester and Avondale.


Thursday, June 19, 2014


With a focus on underrepresented students, this innovative and free program is part of a broad effort to engage students from urban settings.


Monday, June 16, 2014


Animal Assisted Therapy, an online certificate program, offers efficient therapy techniques to treat people with severe emotional or behavioral problems


Thursday, June 12, 2014


Nutrition and health professor Jennifer Lucarelli, Ph.D., sways 100 Women Who Care at a unique fundraising event resulting in a $16,700 donation to the Baldwin Center.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Oakland Robotics Association retained the Lescoe Trophy by winning the Grand Award for Overall Performance and 1st place in the Main Autonomous Navigation Challenge.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Research explores benefits of dam removal, negative impact of concrete or stone on shorelines, and the nutrients that fish communities provide in Great Lakes wetlands.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Anders Engnell is 18 years old, top of his class and a future Oakland University student, inspired by his English teacher and Oakland alumnus, Josh Kozlowski.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014


A recent update in Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) accreditation standards drives advancements in OU's accounting programs.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Concentration will help energy managers optimize energy distribution systems, manage environmental resources and reduce energy costs.


Friday, June 06, 2014


Katie Webb is completing her first year as a North American English-speaking assistant in El Boalo, Madrid.


Friday, June 06, 2014


School of Engineering and Computer Science and OUWB Medical School offer a summer program with instructional, hands-on experience in biomedical sciences and human anatomy.


Friday, June 06, 2014


'Every success of mine equals a responsibility that I have to pour into the next generation,' — David McGhee, alumni


Wednesday, June 04, 2014


Glenn McIntosh is among a group of African-American men who inspire others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and community service.


Wednesday, June 04, 2014


Well above the national average of 83.3%, 36 nursing graduates excel in their respective areas of Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner.


Monday, June 02, 2014


The 22nd annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition will be held at Oakland University June 6-9.


Monday, June 02, 2014


The Author’s and Illustrator’s Art and Craft fosters a love of language and a deeper appreciation of the art.


Monday, June 02, 2014


Tracking the progress and completion of students who transfer in and out of Oakland, SAM offers more comprehensive data on student success.


Friday, May 30, 2014


OU and Troy Beaumont employee Kim Maes, at the piano, suggested a concert at Oakland University to benefit heart health.


Friday, May 30, 2014


Innovative concept ties family meals, youth gardening and literacy programs earns alum national recognition.


Thursday, May 29, 2014


The study introduces a self-report Spitefulness Scale that was tested on 946 college students and cross-validated on a national sample of 297 adults.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014


It will allow student-athletes to train and practice year round, and will feature a full soccer field, and baseball and softball hitting cages.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


Jordan serves as OU’s director of campus recreation, supporting a host of community-wide health and fitness initiatives.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


As a design release engineer, Daniel (MBA '08) is responsible for managing a team of colleagues and suppliers, developing a robust, safe and quality product that meets cost imperatives.


Thursday, May 22, 2014


Walton: I encourage everyone to find a way to serve a cause greater than yourself, whether it is in the military, in your community or any other way that helps others.


Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Medical missions leave a lasting impact on nursing alumni.


Monday, May 19, 2014


Traveling the world, 164 Oakland University alumni have dedicated their time and service to the Peace Corps in 70 different posts.


Friday, May 16, 2014


Study abroad trip gives students a taste of field research in remote settings.


Friday, May 16, 2014


The class is especially relevant as mental health issues become more prevalent among college students and other at-risk populations.


Thursday, May 15, 2014


Set for Wednesday, May 21, this free event is designed to encourage and reward healthy lifestyle habits at Oakland University.


Wednesday, May 14, 2014


For his longtime commitment to advancing racial equality and human rights, Karl Gregory, Ph.D., is the 2014 recipient of the Bishop H. Coleman McGehee, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award.


Wednesday, May 14, 2014


Diverging diamond is a relatively new and innovative interchange design. This project will represent the first interchange of this design in Michigan.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Students observe scientific analysis and conservation of a significant painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo at the Detroit Institute of Arts.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Amy Butler, executive director of OU INC, has joined the board of directors for the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Scholarships totaling $45,900 support study abroad programs in 2014 summer and fall semesters.


Monday, May 12, 2014


School of Engineering and Computer Science partners up with Oakland Schools to get high schoolers interested in STEM fields that offer high-paying, quality job prospects.


Monday, May 12, 2014


Acting for the Camera lecturer plays a significant role in a film based on a best-selling young adult novel.


Friday, May 09, 2014


More than 140 students are presenting their research to approximately 300 registered guests at Oakland University.


Friday, May 09, 2014


The 49 bronze bells are on site, ready to begin their ascent to the top of the Elliott Carillon tower.


Friday, May 09, 2014


The Wilson awards honor students who distinguish themselves as successful scholars and individuals of outstanding character.


Thursday, May 08, 2014


Business school’s Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project compares opinions on hot topic policy issues


Thursday, May 08, 2014


An ongoing joke about pasting a plaque to a bench upon his retirement leads to a generous gift from colleagues and students.


Wednesday, May 07, 2014


Creative writing field will flourish in new ways as the world further harnesses technologies like digital publishing and social media.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


Exercise, interactive tools for choosing school lunches, and improvements to food assistance program are key elements in student proposal.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


Political Science course inspires Carly Puzniak to want to bridge cultural divides and build lasting relationships in the region.


Tuesday, May 06, 2014


“Freckleface Strawberry the Musical,” based on the beloved New York Times best-selling books by celebrated actor Julianne Moore, is a brand new family musical.


Monday, May 05, 2014


Endorsed by the Michigan Lean Consortium, the program is intended for business managers looking to develop excellence, nurture innovation, efficiently allocate resources and eliminate waste.


Monday, May 05, 2014


Student advocates interstellar interest at OU by forming a new student organization to provide outreach and conduct research.


Saturday, May 03, 2014


MDOT staff and engineering consultants will provide an informational overview of the I-75/University Drive interchange replacement project scheduled to begin in the spring of 2015.


Friday, May 02, 2014


Area fifth-graders learn about the central role water and the Clinton River plays within their region.


Thursday, May 01, 2014


Generously donated by longtime supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the carillon tower is expected to receive its bells next week.


Thursday, May 01, 2014


Master of Public Administration's concentration in Court Administration offered in Macomb County helps this career changer land her dream job.


Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Oakland University receives a gift for the Maurice F. Brown Memorial Poetry Reading during National Poetry Month.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Students develop Glassware app focused on musical improvement.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


But don't expect to just sit around and "talk sports." This sportscasting veteran will have you doing play-by-plays, networking, and hosting your own sports talk show.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Biological Sciences professor Dr. Gerard Madlambayan is awarded a $430,000 research grant for his study of the relationship between endothelial cells and leukemia.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Nothing was stopping Alex Pieters train for the May 4 marathon, not even a record-breaking winter.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


With his grant, Steven Wynne will serve a one-year English teaching assistantship at a German gymnasium, a high school that prepares students for university study.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014


There will be two performances, both in Varner Recital Hall on Oakland University’s campus.


Monday, April 28, 2014


The annual Let’s Move Festival of Races based in downtown Mount Clemens continues to thrive as more than 2,000 runners participated this year.


Monday, April 28, 2014


Bernie Scibienski of Sustainable Energy Technologies says the U.S. needs to do more to attract young people to agricultural and manufacturing jobs to stay competitive.


Wednesday, April 23, 2014


At an annual student leadership conference hosted by OU, area students will explore the complex issues of inclusion and achievement gaps in Oakland County.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


From Lifetime Achievement to Journalist of the Year, area journalists with ties to Oakland University receive honors from the Detroit SPJ.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Second year OUWB students learn how to make sure every patient is treated in a way that makes them feel safe and cared about.


Monday, April 21, 2014


STEMx Research and Design course connects high school students and professionals in the STEM-related fields.


Friday, April 18, 2014


Students prepare for practicing medicine in a world where 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Thursday, April 17, 2014


Five Oakland students presented original research at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, fielding questions from scholars and audience members.


Thursday, April 17, 2014


Jackie Wiggins, Ed.D., Professor of Music Education and Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University, has been named the inaugural winner of the University’s Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014


The band won first place in the 1st Section and placed in two additional solo and ensemble contests.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014


Four veterans are recognized for their outstanding academic performance, leadership and involvement both on OU’s campus and in the surrounding community.


Monday, April 14, 2014


Team members have been inspired by her devotion to Oakland University and the surrounding community.


Monday, April 14, 2014


Project has a special emphasis obesity prevention and is targeted at reducing the number of chronic illnesses for young Arab Americans.


Monday, April 14, 2014


Oakland University’s American Marketing Association (AMA) team comprised of business students Maria Arellano and Eve Lin achieved third place in the marketing strategy competition organized as a part of the 36th Annual International Collegiate Conference of the AMA in New Orleans, LA, this month. 




Friday, April 11, 2014


Dr. Chopp wins the prestigious 2014 Abraham White Distinguished Science Award.


Thursday, April 10, 2014


OU music professor publishes her first iBook, enhancing the classroom experience for all children, particularly those with learning disabilities.


Thursday, April 10, 2014


Enjoy one of the best-known classical music pieces of the 20th-century — sampled by Puff Daddy and Naz — at the April 16 concert at Orchestra Hall.


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


Whatever the task or challenge put before her, Ellen Keaton wears a smile and frequently reveals her positive attitude by saying, "It's a great day to be a Grizzly."'


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


The prestigious Nightingale Awards, the only event of its kind in the state, will be held on Thursday, May 8 at theMirage Banquet Hall in Clinton Township.


Wednesday, April 09, 2014


Faculty recognized for their scholarly achievements, dedication, path-breaking discoveries in research and critical teaching role in educating the leaders of tomorrow.


Tuesday, April 08, 2014


Students with developmental disabilities kick off Autism month with life-changing experience.


Sunday, April 06, 2014


The 15th Annual MaTilDa Awards to honor outstanding contributions from Music, Theatre and Dance students, alumni and community partners.


Friday, April 04, 2014


Sign up to volunteer for the OU Day of Service event to benefit Kids Against Hunger on Friday, April 11 from 9 - 11 a.m. in the Oakland Center.


Friday, April 04, 2014


Participants will learn how to draw and animate characters and work with design and animation software currently used in the advertising, film design and TV industries.


Friday, April 04, 2014


Services are being held Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5. In lieu of flowers, the Wilson family kindly welcomes donations to the Michigan Humane Society.


Thursday, April 03, 2014


Three-time alum and research analyst for Oakland University just had to have the gold Escape with black interior to show her love for OU.


Wednesday, April 02, 2014


This spring, students in the 12-month accelerated program will move into the Anton/Frankel Center in downtown Mount Clemens.


Wednesday, April 02, 2014


After conducting a national search, Captain Mark B. Gordon has been selected to become the Oakland University Police Department's next Chief of Police, according to John W. Beaghan, vice president for Finance and Administration and treasurer to the Board of Trustees at Oakland University.


Tuesday, April 01, 2014


The April 5 event is headlined by two documentary films that spotlight women in male-dominated music scenes.


Monday, March 31, 2014


The Hold on to Hope fundraiser is coordinated through Professor Rinehart’s course that examines persuasion and marketing in health.


Friday, March 28, 2014


Political Science students had the exclusive opportunity to select manuscripts for the Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics.


Thursday, March 27, 2014


Interactive camps at OU's Anton/Frankel Center in Mount Clemens give 14-17-year-olds hands-on experience in nursing, health sciences, engineering and business.


Tuesday, March 25, 2014


Joel Lane, a Ph.D. candidate in the Counseling program, earns a national award for his dissertation.


Monday, March 24, 2014


OU partners with HAVEN and Turning Point to raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


Friday, March 21, 2014


See these recent alumni in performances of Bring it On and West Side Story in Detroit venues this spring.


Thursday, March 20, 2014


Explore the complexities of motorsports and the science behind them at the March 24 speaking engagement.


Tuesday, March 18, 2014


OU managment professor is among three educators being honored with this award from the Presidents Council of the State Universities of Michigan.


Monday, March 17, 2014


A weekend of JRN in NYC — Oona Goodin-Smith and Kaylee Kean tour media outlets, network with successful alumni in the field, and attend a national conference.


Monday, March 17, 2014


Mallory Smith's research earned her the 2013 Ronald O. Kapp Undergraduate Award for the most outstanding paper.


Friday, March 14, 2014


Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has received $50,000 gift from ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots headquartered in Auburn Hills.


Friday, March 14, 2014


Oakland University's Human Health Day 2014 will be held on Saturday, March 29. The event will provide future health professionals with important information on academic opportunities with the School of Nursing and the School of Health Sciences.


Thursday, March 13, 2014


“Falling” explores the dynamic and complicated reality of a family with an autistic young man.


Wednesday, March 12, 2014


OU's Honors College dean elected as councilor of the Council for Undergraduate Research.


Tuesday, March 11, 2014


Students heard from a panel of alumni, toured building and observed the State Senate and House in session.


Monday, March 10, 2014


As part of its Varner Vitality Lecture Series, Dr. Daniel Levitin blends cognitive psychology, neuroscience and music Monday, April 7 in Meadow Brook Theatre.


Thursday, March 06, 2014


Nominated for her tutoring and mentorship of student athletes, Holly contributes to the advancement of women at OU.


Wednesday, March 05, 2014


Members of the Model UN debate the details of formidable political challenges.


Tuesday, March 04, 2014


In light of his accomplishments, Esau Pritchett will be honored with the 2014 MaTilDa Award for Alumni Achievement in Theatre.


Monday, March 03, 2014


Oakland University's Business Day 2014 will be held on Saturday, March 8. The event will provide prospective high school and transfer students with important information on School of Business Administration degrees.


Monday, March 03, 2014


A volunteer trip leads to crowd-funding campaign to support the organic coffee business in the area.


Thursday, February 27, 2014


Some of Michigan's top technology leaders will convene on Oakland University's campus for a Cyber Security Summit from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, March 7 in Elliott Hall Auditorium.


Wednesday, February 26, 2014


The Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) is now being housed at the Macomb University Center in Clinton Township.


Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Research seeks a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease, drug addiction, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and diabetic retinopathy.


Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Featured speakers all have local and regional ties, and some have OU connections.


Thursday, February 20, 2014


The center will address the tremendous need in Southeast Michigan for affordable training and certification of local employees, students and individuals in product lifecycle management.


Friday, February 14, 2014


Steven Wynne, an education major and member of OU’s Honors College, is a finalist for a 2014 Fulbright Award. Founded in 1946 by U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, this highly competitive grant program supports international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists.


Thursday, February 13, 2014


Several professionals with Oakland University ties have been named to the Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2014. Eric Barritt, OU's vice president of Development, Alumni and Community Engagement, and alumnus Adam Kochenderfer, attorney for Wolfson Bolton PLLC, are among leaders being recognized for outstanding career achievements and community contributions.


Wednesday, February 12, 2014


Senior Airman Brandon Reif is tasked with ensuring there's quality drinking water at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.


Tuesday, February 11, 2014


OU's Center for Autism collaborates with Joey Travolta to host a film workshop for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Tuesday, February 11, 2014


Some of Oakland University's most talented music students will perform with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO) during the 17th annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16 in Varner Hall.


Monday, February 10, 2014


Oakland students invited to observe scientific analysis and conservation of artwork


Monday, February 10, 2014


Two of OU's Dance instructors spent hours at the Detroit Skating Club teaching off-ice dance classes to Olympic ice skaters.


Friday, February 07, 2014


Recent funding awards to assist client companies of the Macomb-OU INCubator totals nearly $78,000, via the Michigan Pre-Seed Microloan and the Business Accelerator Fund (BAF).


Thursday, February 06, 2014


American Society for Engineering Education puts OU among national leaders in categories related to women engineering faculty, number of undergraduate computer science degrees awarded.


Thursday, February 06, 2014


The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation awards gauge the skill and talent of student broadcasters across the state.


Tuesday, February 04, 2014


Take a look at this infographic summary of the latest consumer confidence report from Oakland University's School of Business Administration Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project.


Monday, February 03, 2014


Students, faculty and staff members not currently registered to receive alerts should sign up at least 24 hours in advance of the test.


Monday, February 03, 2014


INFOGRAPHIC: Experts in the School of Business Administration release quarterly reports forecasting a boost in consumer confidence and key economic indicators.


Friday, January 31, 2014


As part of an international celebration marking the 100th birthday of famed Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, the Oakland University Theatre program will present a production of his play "Under Milk Wood" from Thursday, Feb 6 through Sunday, Feb. 16 in Varner Studio Theatre.


Thursday, January 30, 2014


Oakland University will host its second annual student retention conference Feb 5-6 at the Detroit Marriott Troy. The event, titled "High-Impact Practices: Creating a Culture of Completion," will draw representatives from Michigan's 15 public universities, representatives from private institutions and community colleges.


Wednesday, January 29, 2014


This Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oakland University's School of Engineering & Computer Science is hosting a career day. Interested people can attend this free event to learn about all the exciting academic and research opportunities in the School of Engineering & Computer Science.


Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Scholars from across the United States and Canada will convene at Oakland University for the 2014 Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Conference on Friday, Feb. 28.


Monday, January 27, 2014


Middle school students can learn about the human body, explore careers in nursing, tour a hospital and practice wrapping sprained wrists at The Oakland University’s School of Nursing Camp RN summer program.


Friday, January 24, 2014


Lovers of contemporary modern dance should take note of two upcoming events featuring Take Root and The Leopold Group. Presented by the Oakland University Dance program, the dance companies will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 in Varner Recital Hall.


Thursday, January 23, 2014


Oakland University officials learned late this afternoon that the Michigan Department of Transportation has made temporary repairs to the support structures on the University Drive bridge over I-75 and reopened the road to traffic and highway entrance and exit ramps.


Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Two Oakland University students are among hopefuls who will compete in the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Mitchell Islam and Alexandra Paul will represent Team Canada in the ice dancing category at the games, which take place from Friday, Feb. 7, through Sunday, Feb. 23.


Tuesday, January 21, 2014


The School of Business Administration at Oakland University successfully maintained its business and accounting accreditations from AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than five percent of the world's business programs hold this elite accreditation.


Monday, January 20, 2014


With a goal to create more supportive and inclusive educational environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex (GLBTQQI) individuals, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Initiative of Oakland University's School of Education and Human Services will host the Michigan SOGI Education Conference on Friday, Feb. 7.


Friday, January 17, 2014


The Oakland University Police Department anticipate submitting a request for formal charges early next week.


Friday, January 17, 2014


Oakland University students, faculty and staff are advised to seek alternate routes entering and exiting campus via University Drive because of roadwork.


Wednesday, January 15, 2014


Director Lee Daniels of "The Butler" is the keynote speaker at Oakland University's Keeper of the Dream Scholarship event on Monday, Jan. 20. The event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.


Tuesday, January 14, 2014


The Oakland University Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) student chapter will display vehicles at the North American International Auto Show. The group's 2012 and 2013 formula style race cars will be showcased alongside some of the world's finest automobiles.


Monday, January 13, 2014


Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will share the stage with the Oakland Jazz Quartet and the Oakland University Chamber Orchestra for a night of jazz with an orchestral hue on Saturday, Jan. 18 on the campus of Oakland University.


Friday, January 10, 2014


The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) is hosting its second annual community health fair and Tastefest on Friday, Jan. 17 from 3-6 p.m. at the Chandler Park Academy in Harper Woods.


Thursday, January 09, 2014


Oakland University will spotlight fast-growing careers in engineering, computer science and information technology during an information session from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the OU Anton/Frankel Center in Mount Clemens.


Wednesday, January 08, 2014


Dr. Miles Brown and fellow members of Alarm Will Sound are immersed in a yearlong residency with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


Friday, January 03, 2014


President Barack Obama recently named Oakland University instructor Brian Peterson of Rochester as one of 102 mathematics and science teachers to receive the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.


Friday, January 03, 2014


Avner Eisenberg is a master of the art of physical comedy, an internationally-known vaudeville performer, clown, mime, juggler and sleight of hand magician.


Thursday, January 02, 2014


A performance of "CARRIE the musical" on Sunday, Jan. 5, follows an anti-bullying awareness initiative at the Music Hall.


Thursday, January 02, 2014


Oakland University's School of Business Administration Dean Michael A. Mazzeo has announced that Janell D. Townsend, Ph.D., has been named director of the university's Executive MBA program.


Monday, December 16, 2013


Oakland defender Nick Kristock has been selected as the 2013 Senior CLASS Award® winner in NCAA® Division I men's soccer.


Tuesday, December 10, 2013


Oakland University spending and earnings worth nearly $700M to overall economy


Friday, December 06, 2013


Oakland University is offering a new executive program that allows experienced financial professionals to obtain a certificate in personal financial planning in just one year.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Nominations are being accepted for the 26th Annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®, set for May 8, 2014, at the Mirage Banquet Center in Clinton Township.


Friday, November 08, 2013


Oakland University's Model United Nations team recently took first place in the Lake Erie International Model UN Conference in Cleveland.


Thursday, November 07, 2013


A combined heat and power (CHP) co-generation system will reduce campus utility costs, provide necessary infrastructure upgrades and support educational resources.


Wednesday, November 06, 2013


"Women in Medicine: Celebrating Beaumont's Women Pioneers" will welcome four physician leaders who were the first females in their fields with the Beaumont Health System.


Wednesday, November 06, 2013


AutoBike, CureLauncher, GreenLancer and Munetrix are among 50 companies that have been chosen to vie for cash prizes in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.


Monday, November 04, 2013


High school students, transfers and prospective graduate students are invited to Oakland University's Education and Human Services Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16.


Friday, November 01, 2013


The theatre program at Oakland University will open a production of Noël Coward's elegant, yet hilarious play "Blithe Spirit" on Thursday, Nov. 14.


Thursday, October 31, 2013


The 20th annual Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 7, will spotlight commercial and educational ties between the U.S. and China.


Tuesday, October 22, 2013


A native Detroiter, Bill Summers has worked with musicians including Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Stanley Clarke, Carlos Santana and Michael Jackson.


Thursday, October 17, 2013


On Sunday, Oct. 20, these five brilliant musicians will blend classical tradition and improvisation to create a dynamic performance unlike anything else on the concert stage today.


Tuesday, October 15, 2013


To celebrate the creative endeavors of 50 summer film camp participants, the Center for Autism Research, Education and Support will host its 2013 Red Carpet Film Premiere on Saturday, Oct. 26.


Tuesday, October 15, 2013


Mallory Brown, a 24-year-old social entrepreneur with a goal to clothe the world, will bring the story of her for-profit, philanthropic business to the Macomb-OU INCubator's Fireside Chat Series on Tuesday, Oct. 29.


Thursday, October 10, 2013


Interim President Betty Youngblood welcomed former university president Donald O'Dowd to OU to reflect upon the university's beginnings and to tour the large scale construction projects in-process.


Tuesday, October 08, 2013


Macomb-OU INCubator Launch & Lunch planners invite business leaders to learn about the myriad legal issues tied to relying on personal electronic devices in the workplace on Thursday, Oct. 17.


Tuesday, October 08, 2013


Actress Stefanie Powers will open the 2013-14 Macomb Town Hall scholarship luncheon series on Tuesday, Oct. 15.


Monday, October 07, 2013


On Friday, Oct. 25, the Oakland University Alumni Association will celebrate those who have selflessly shared their time, talent and treasure with Oakland University and their communities.




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Oakland University’s Political Science faculty provide insight and analysis on all things politics. Contact us directly or reach us through OU Media Relations.  

MEET OU'S PUNDITS:


Dave Dulio, Professor and Political Science Chair
(248) 370-2523
ddulio@oakland.edu

  • American Politics
  • Strategy, Finance and Technology in Campaigns & Elections
  • Political Parties
  • Congress
Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science, American University
B.A. in Political Science and Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor



John Klemanski, Professor of Political Science
(248) 370-2355
klemansk@oakland.edu

  • Campaigns and elections
  • Expertise in state politics
  • Involved in a program evaluation business for public school districts, nonprofit organizations, district and circuit courts, and local governments
  • Served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations
Ph.D. in Political Science, Wayne State University
Master's in Public Administration, Wayne State University
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, University of Michigan




Terri Towner, Assistant Professor of Political Science
248-370-2351
towner@oakland.edu
  • American Politics
  • Public Opinion
  • Political Behavior
  • Use of Technology in Campaigns
Ph.D. in Political Science, Purdue University
M.A. in Political Science, Purdue University
B.A. in Political Science, Purdue University 






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General Information:
Brian Bierley
Director of Media Relations
(248) 370-4346

David Groves
Director of Campus Communications
(248) 370-2759
groves@oakland.edu 


Sports Information:

Scott MacDonald
Director of Athletics Media Relations
(248) 370-4008
macdona2@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



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