Graeme Harper
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Oakland University Honors College Dean Graeme Harper has been elected to a three-year term as vice chair at the At-Large Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Getting the race car from campus to competition tracks may not be top of mind to students joining, building and maintaining a collegiate Formula SAE race team. However, it is a very important consideration and one Oakland University’s Grizzlies Racing team was always struggling with until the recent generosity of the DENSO North America Foundation.

Shengnan Qiao
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Shengnan Qiao, who spent two years as a joint Ph.D. student in Oakland University’s Eye Research Institute (ERI), recently rubbed elbows with some of the world’s preeminent research scientists at the 68th annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany. The event drew 39 Nobel Laureates and 600 young scientists from 84 nations. 

OU PUB scholars at 50th District Court
Monday, July 09, 2018

Oakland University’s Project Upward Bound (PUB), a multi-faceted college preparatory enrichment program, recently provided 25 high school students with an opportunity to learn more about the court system, including the roles of the judge, prosecutor, defense attorney and witnesses.

Friday, July 06, 2018

This year marked the first National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber teachers camp offered through the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University.

OUWB students in Jerusalem/Hadassah Medical Center
Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Through its Global Health Initiative, the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine provides fourth-year medical students with experiences designed to enhance their awareness of international issues relevant to health while exposing them to other cultures, languages and knowledge of other health care systems.

Monica Szmyd in a white lab coat teaching students at a summer camp
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Rising M2 Monica Szmyd’s research was recognized at the Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (Endo-2018) in Chicago. After being selected for having one of the four top-scoring abstracts in her section, she presented in the Presidential Poster Competition alongside residents, fellows and doctors of philosophy (Ph.D.).

Monday, July 02, 2018

Nicole (Beattie) Kampe, OU class of 2006, has been in love with writing from an early age.

Friday, June 29, 2018

The Oakland University School of Nursing’s online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program has been ranked among the top 50 online RN to BSN programs in the country for 2018 by Best College Reviews. It is the only Michigan school to appear on this year’s list.

Take Root to perform at The Cube
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Join Take Root, the professional modern dance company co-founded and directed by Oakland University dance faculty Thayer Jonutz and Ali Woerner, for An Evening of Movement & Music, the one night only performance beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 in “The Cube,” the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s revamped performance space located inside Detroit’s Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center.

Alison Thomas talking to a group of students at a summer camp
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Five years ago, recent high-school graduate Alison Thomas signed up to participate in a summer program hosted by a brand-new Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. One of the oldest participants in the group, a few short weeks from starting her undergraduate degree at Wayne State University, little did she know at the time that this program would introduce her to the medical school where, four years later, she would begin her M.D. journey.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The flagship journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Physical Therapy, has published an article on balance assessment by Daniel J. Goble, Ph.D., associate professor of Exercise Science in the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University.

Virgil Zeigler-Hill and Todd Shackelford
Monday, June 25, 2018

What is personality? Where does personality come from? How does personality influence health, politics, economics, relationships and other aspects of life? 

2018 Carillon Concert
Monday, June 25, 2018

This summer, Oakland University will host a series of free summer carillon concerts featuring carillonneurs from around the world.

OU dancers/Take Root in Berlin
Friday, June 22, 2018

Students, alumni and faculty from Oakland University’s Dance Department recently travelled to Berlin, Germany where they were able to learn about German contemporary dance techniques, take classes at the well-known Tanzfabrik dance center and work with German dance artists, including Berlin-based choreographer Henrik Kaalund.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

As part of the 35th annual International Social Philosophy Conference taking place July 19-21 at Oakland University, OU will host a Community Health Mini-Conference on Friday, July 20 featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician and public health advocate whose research revealed that children in Flint, Mich. were exposed to harmful levels of lead in their drinking water.

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