TreeRunner Adventure Park at OU
Monday, July 15, 2019

TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features more than 60 trails with zip lines and obstacles of varying levels of difficulty, officially opened on Friday, June 21 on the campus of Oakland University.

Take Root
Monday, July 15, 2019

Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University will present an evening of movement and dance at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 2 at The Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

Open House
Thursday, July 11, 2019

As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with St. Clair County Community College. 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Much of the study of engineering involves the application of basic sciences and mathematics.  But the practice of engineering moves beyond these basics to tackle real life problems and provide solutions for industry and society.

Johnny Pham
Tuesday, July 09, 2019

As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with Macomb Community College. 

Cristina Kapustij
Monday, July 01, 2019

Nearly 20 years ago, Cristina Kapustij was sitting in Douglas Wendell’s biology class at Oakland University when the professor shared news of a landmark achievement in the history of science. Researchers working on the Human Genome Project had produced a rough draft of the human genome – a map of the roughly three billion DNA bases that make up the human genetic code. 

Michael Kirk
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Michael Kirk is a graduate of Oakland University, whose education sparked the creation of the popular website “Efficiency Is Everything.”

Richard Olawoyin
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

At its annual House of Delegates Meeting, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) presented Richard Olawoyin with the 2019 Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award for Professional Development – Technical Publication, Editor and Author. 

Wayne Thibodeau
Friday, June 21, 2019

OU’s Senior Director of Career Services, Wayne Thibodeau, recently received the Don Hunt Service Award from the Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance (MCEEA). 

OU’s Summer Carillon Series returns July 5
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, is now in full swing.

Robert Van Til
Monday, June 17, 2019

The efforts of Oakland University’s Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISE) Department to integrate Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) concepts, techniques and tools into its curriculum are highlighted in Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 4): The Case Studies — the latest book by Dr. John Stark, an internationally recognized expert on PLM.

Friday, June 14, 2019

The impact of the First Year Advising Center (FYAC) at Oakland University has resulted in the department’s selection as the 2019 NACADA Outstanding Advising Program.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

De Witt S. Dykes, Jr., associate professor in the Department of History at Oakland University, has been selected as a 2019 Michigan Chronicle “Men of Excellence” award recipient. 

OU DSS Peer-to-Peer program
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This fall, Oakland University’s Disability Support Services, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, will be offering a special topics course through social work, sociology and psychology, which will provide an overview of disabilities — with a particular focus on autism spectrum disorders — as well as peer-mediated instruction.

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