Oakland University teams with Aquasight to pilot a sewage surveillance program
Thursday, November 19, 2020


Oakland University has partnered with the Troy, Mich.-based firm Aquasight LLC to conduct a sewage surveillance program that can track the presence of infectious diseases like COVID-19 in wastewater.


Mark Stone
Wednesday, November 18, 2020


Oakland University percussion students, faculty, and alumni participated in the annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), which took place Nov. 13-14.


Bodies in Protest
Wednesday, November 18, 2020


FALL EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:Our fall performance season kicked off with Mark Stone’s annual Peace Day concert on Sept. 20. The event happened live in the Varner Hall Courtyard and was livestreamed on the SMTD Facebook page. Professor Stone was interviewed by Civic Center TV, during which he discussed the return to campus and the Peace Day concert.


An image of Eddie Ford holding his award
Tuesday, November 17, 2020


A third-year OUWB medical student has been recognized by the American Heart Association for his research into the use of potentially life-saving equipment and training in K-12 schools.



The Marriage Spectrum
Friday, November 13, 2020


The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) and the Oakland University Department of Theatre will present a virtual, staged reading of The Marriage Spectrum at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 on YouTube.


An image of a vial labeled COVID
Wednesday, November 11, 2020


OUWB faculty, students, and staff have authored nearly 40 published works connected to the COVID-19 pandemic — with no signs of slowing down.



Brain and Double Helix Graphic
Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Adam Avery, an assistant professor of biochemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to research gene mutations associated with Spinocerebellar Ataxia, a degenerative brain disorder that affects motor skills, including balance, coordination and speech. 


FAFSA
Monday, November 09, 2020


Along with charting their academic and career paths, students also need to manage financial matters related to their education. One of the best things they can do is file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA. By filling out this form, students can become eligible for federal aid, including grants, loans and work-study programs. 


Mark Nevin
Monday, November 09, 2020


Mark Navin, Ph.D., professor and chair of philosophy at Oakland University, recently co-authored an article for Pediatrics — the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics — about the non-acceptance of vaccine refusers in primary care.


An image of Claudio Cortes in OUWB's microbiology lab
Friday, November 06, 2020


Take a 5-minute break to get to know Claudio Cortes, DVM, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies. 




Friday, November 06, 2020


Join us as C. Michelle Piskulich, Interim Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, interviews Oakland University's two newest deans.Polly Boruff-Jones, Dean of the University Libraries, was hired in April 2020 and Brandy Randall, Dean of the Graduate School, was hired in July 2020.


Keke Palmer
Thursday, November 05, 2020


Actress, activist, recording artist and author Keke Palmer encourages everyone to live their best life by “breaking the chains of limiting ideas.” She will share her wisdom and experiences with the OU community via Zoom on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. 


An image of Dean Mezwa at Meadow Brook
Wednesday, November 04, 2020


Duane Mezwa, M.D., has been named the Stephan Sharf Dean of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, where he has served as interim dean since February 2019. He becomes the second permanent dean of OUWB, following the school’s founding dean, Robert Folberg, M.D.



An image of Stefanie Attardi in OUWB's Anatomy Lab
Tuesday, November 03, 2020


Take a 5-minute break to get to know Stefanie Attardi, Ph.D., assistant professor of anatomy in OUWB's Department of Foundational Medical Studies.



An image of OUWB Class of 2021's Aryana Sharrak and father
Friday, October 30, 2020


Eighteen OUWB Class of 2021 members were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.



Literacy Equity
Thursday, October 29, 2020


A recent study led by Oakland University Professor Tanya Christ indicates that minority students’ reading comprehension improves when reading culturally relevant books whose characters, places and events align well with their own cultural and experiential backgrounds.


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