Wednesday, September 27, 2023

The 2023 winners of the prestigious Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education were announced today by the McGraw Family Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Nandi Comer
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

As Michigan's first poet laureate in more than 60 years, Nandi Comer has literally written herself into history. Oakland University will welcome the writer for a reading, Q&A and book signing on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. for the annual Maurice Brown Poetry Reading in the Oakland Center’s Ballroom A. Attendance is free and available via Zoom with registration. Refreshments will be served. 

Monday, September 25, 2023

Oakland University’s Department of Theatre will present ¡Farsa/Farce! (An Affair of International Laughter) from Oct. 5-8 and Oct. 12-15 in Varner Studio Theatre on the campus of Oakland University.

Ngong Kodi Beyeh
Friday, September 22, 2023

Dr. Ngong Kodiah Beyeh, assistant professor of organic chemistry at Oakland University, has received a five-year, $700,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. The award will support research and education on halogen bonding, a process that could transform the field of materials science. 

Madison Lorincz
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Madison Lorincz has used her experiences in OU's Career and Life Design Center and COM 4970 capstone course to find purpose in her academic program and embark on a meaningful, productive career path.Oakland University’s newly established Career and Life Design Center incorporates design thinking, a philosophy of self-empowerment, to support students at each stage of their academic and professional lives. 

Deborah Willis
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The Oakland University Department of Art and Art History will present the Jean S. and Fred M. Braun Memorial Lecture “An Artist Committed to History: Wendel A. White” with Dr. Deborah Willis on Thursday, Sept. 28 in Banquet Rooms A and B inside the Oakland Center.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Oakland University is one of 10 Michigan public universities to come together to form the Michigan Assured Admission Pact (MAAP), a bold new initiative that will streamline the college admissions process, boost enrollment and help students realize their full educational and career potential.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a national recognition of the culture, contributions and heritage of Hispanic Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. 

Keeper of the Dream Scholarship
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Applications are being accepted for Oakland University’s 2024 Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards. 

Edmund Pettus Bridge
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Alice MooreIn honor of National Voter Registration Day, the Oakland University Center for Civic Engagement will welcome Alice Moore and Denise Holt who will share their experiences as voting rights advocates in the U.S. 

Dr. Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr. (center) with Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, President of Oakland University; Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost; Oakland University T
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

In recognition of his professional success as a distinguished attorney and his many outstanding leadership contributions to the Metropolitan Detroit area, the Oakland University Board of Trustees awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities to Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr. at their formal session on Sept. 11, 2023.

Monday, September 11, 2023

The Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a contract extension for President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz that extends through June 30, 2031.

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