Tonya Allen & Bobby Schostak
Tuesday, August 04, 2020


At its formal meeting on August 3, the Oakland University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Tonya Allen as chair and Robert (Bobby) Schostak as vice chair of the Board.


An image of OUWB Interim Dean Duane Mezwa and Class of 2024 student Gabrielle Rowlison
Monday, August 03, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 kicked off a week of orientation Sunday, as the school’s newest class took a big step toward becoming physicians. 



Alumni Awards
Monday, August 03, 2020


Oakland University has announced the recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards, which recognize alumni and supporters who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas. 


An image of Nahrain Putris in OU's Eye Research Institute lab
Thursday, July 30, 2020


Researchers from Oakland University are studying if fingertip blood test kits — similar to the kind used by diabetics to check blood sugar — can be used to determine if individuals have COVID-19 antibodies.



Online course
Tuesday, July 28, 2020


With nearly 60 percent of the world’s population online, the internet is a vital resource in today’s ever-changing world. In fact, internet users are anticipated to spend a cumulative 1.25 billion years online this year alone. Developing the skills to harness this technology offers a clear advantage that can open doors to coveted positions, projects and promotions. 


An image of OUWB student Majd Faraj
Friday, July 24, 2020


A campaign to send desperately needed medical supplies to Lebanon is being led by a second-year medical student from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.



10 Within 10 Young Alumni Awards
Thursday, July 23, 2020


The Oakland University Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Chapter has announced the Young Alumni “10 Within 10” class of 2020 awardees. 


Evan Tsang
Thursday, July 23, 2020


In response to the shortage of COVID-19 testing in the United States, Oakland University alumni Evan Tsang and his business partner, Erik Bogaard, have formed Task Force Lab (TFL), a California-based company that provides on-site testing to group living facilities and businesses.


An image of Najah Bazzy after receiving an honorary degree from Oakland University.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020


A 2019 CNN Hero who has helped more than 2 million families globally through a nonprofit she started in a minivan has been conferred with an Oakland University honorary doctorate degree.



Najah Bazzy
Wednesday, July 22, 2020


A 2019 CNN Hero who has helped more than 2 million families globally through a nonprofit she started in a minivan has been conferred with an Oakland University honorary doctorate degree. 


A person using a laptop and a second monitor to build a website.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020


With nearly 60% of the world’s population online, the internet is a vital resource in today’s ever-changing world. In fact, internet users are anticipated to spend a cumulative 1.25 billion years online this year alone. Developing the skills to harness this technology offers a clear advantage that can open doors to coveted positions, projects and promotions. 


Brandy A. Randall
Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Following a successful national search, Brandy A. Randall, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as dean of the Graduate School at Oakland University. Her position with OU will become effective on August 1, 2020.


An image of OUWB medical student Meghan Brown
Friday, July 17, 2020


When OUWB medical student Meghan Brown made a grocery store run on April 25, she didn’t expect it would be a life-changing — and life-saving — experience.



Kristin Landis-Piwowar
Thursday, July 16, 2020


Dr. Kristin Landis-Piwowar, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University and professor of clinical and diagnostic sciences, has been named ASCLS –Michigan Member of the Year by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.


Ms. Rochelle Robinson standing with a man and a young girl in a gymnasium with tables full of clothing.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020


The PSA Office would like to thank and recognize Ms. Rochelle Robinson, who is the Transportation Coordinator and an active member of the Planning & Development/Parental Affairs and Community Relations committee at DAAS.


Nightingale Awards
Wednesday, July 15, 2020


 This year's Nightingale Awards event was celebrated virtually on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. 


Drive-in Commencement
Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Oakland University will celebrate its spring 2020 graduates during drive-in commencement ceremonies on August 28 and 29. The events will combine traditional elements of commencement with adaptations to protect the health and safety of attendees. 


An image of a white coat with the OUWB patch.
Monday, July 13, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s rising fourth-year medical students are about to start their final year in medical school following only a slight delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Jeremy Barnett - Marblehead Little Theatre mural project
Friday, July 10, 2020


When the Marblehead Festival of Arts was canceled this year due to COVID-19, Marblehead native and Oakland University Theatre Professor Jeremy Barnett proposed and executed a project for seven custom-painted canvases to be installed on the façade of the Marblehead Little Theatre in Marblehead, Mass.


Hand on computer mouse
Thursday, July 09, 2020


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has implemented a temporary exemption that prohibits nonimmigrant F-1 students from remaining in the United States if enrolled entirely in online classes.


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Director of Campus Communications
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Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
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Meadow Brook Hall:
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Meadow Brook Hall
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Meadow Brook Theatre:
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Acting Managing Director
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cmarshall@mbtheatre.com

Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
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Publicist
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Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
(248) 370-3008
goody@oakland.edu