MaTilDa Awards
Friday, February 23, 2024


Every spring Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance recognizes distinguished students and community members with MaTilDa Awards, which are named to honor Matilda Dodge Wilson, who donated the land on which Oakland University is built.



Thursday, February 22, 2024


In 2022, Oakland University dedicated land on its campus, called Gidinawemaaganinaanig: Endazhigiyang (All My Relations: The Place Where We All Grow), for cultural place-making where Native and Indigenous lifeways and worldviews can be celebrated and shared. Soon after, the Native American Advisory Committee (NAAC) formed as a means of determining the best ways to live out the promises of its Land Acknowledgement.



Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Oakland University has joined the effort to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) nonpartisan American Democracy Project© by recommitting to the initiative's guiding principles of civic and democratic engagement.


Provost Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis and School of Education and Human Services Dean Dr. Jon Margerum-Leys with PSA staff and Caniff staff.
Tuesday, February 20, 2024


Oakland University Executive Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis and School of Education and Human Services Dean Dr. Jon Margerum-Leys, joined Judeen Bartos and Dr. Latacha King from the OU Public School Academies Office on a visit to Caniff Liberty Academy (CLA) on November 28, 2023.


flags of the world
Monday, February 19, 2024


Oakland University has joined the United States Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab, a public-private partnership between the Department of State and a network of U.S. academic institutions that harnesses research and innovation of students and faculty to solve global challenges. 


Soccer
Friday, February 16, 2024


OU's Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services and OU Athletics teamed up on a program to teach children on the autism spectrum the fundamentals of soccer.For the past several weeks, Saturday mornings at Oakland University’s Recreation Center have been abuzz with the sounds of children playing soccer. 


Dr. Joshua Collins
Friday, February 16, 2024


Oakland University’s 21st annual Diverse Voices Conference will take place virtually via Zoom at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9. The goal of the conference is to provide a supportive forum for OU students, faculty, staff and community members to learn about and speak out in support of valuing all aspects of human diversity and the need for a socially just society.


Hillcrest Hall
Thursday, February 15, 2024


Living on campus provides a full college experience, an opportunity to cultivate independence, and a sense of community and engagement, in a safe, supportive and healthy environment. 


Interprofessional Education Workshop
Wednesday, February 14, 2024


Oakland University’s eighth annual Interprofessional Education Workshop put a spotlight on ways that health care professionals can work together to meet the specific needs of women affected by substance use disorder. 



Wednesday, February 14, 2024


The Oakland University School of Business Administration inducted 24 undergraduate and graduate business students into Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) on February 13.


Black and Gold Giving Day
Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Oakland University alumni, students, faculty, staff and supporters are encouraged to “Shine a Light on OU” during Black and Gold Giving Day on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. 


Jesus Christ Superstar rehearsal
Monday, February 12, 2024


Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blockbuster musical, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” on Feb. 15-18 and Feb. 20-24 in the newly renovated Varner Studio Theatre on the campus of Oakland University.


Freedom of Speech
Friday, February 09, 2024


Oakland University has created a new contest inviting students to express their opinions on free speech issues. Perhaps the most well-known and revered American constitutional right, freedom of speech has generated countless debates throughout the nation’s history and continues to fuel spirited discussions, particularly on college campuses. 


David Chalmers
Thursday, February 08, 2024


Generative AI systems, such as ChatGPT and its many relatives, have taken the world by storm. 


Dr. Dawn Woods
Wednesday, February 07, 2024


Dr. Dawn Woods, an assistant professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University, has received a five-year, $781,196 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in support of her research project, entitled “Sparking ‘Number Talks’ to Strengthen Mathematical Identities.”


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Sports Information:
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Meadow Brook Hall
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Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
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Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
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