OU FYAC wins NACADA award
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award from NACADA, the global community for academic advising.

Clinton River Water Festival 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, around 1,200 fifth graders participated in Oakland University’s 13th annual Clinton River Water Festival. The students came from schools in the Clinton River Watershed community in Oakland County, and learned about the vital role that water and the Clinton River play within the region. 

Friday, May 17, 2019

In front of a gathering of sponsors and SECS faculty, staff and students, the 2019 version of the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Formula SAE race car was unveiled on Friday, May 17 in the atrium of the Engineering Center.

Tenorio National Park
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Destiny Stock and Dylan Pattullo sample invertebrates in a stream in Carrara National Park. For Macy Jackson, studying abroad opens the door to experiences that simply aren’t possible within the U.S. The environmental science major was among a group of OU students who recently spent 10 days in Costa Rica for a class in tropical field ecology. 

man in a gray jacket smiling at the camera, standing in front of a poster presentation
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Adam LeRoy, of the OU/PSA Office presented at the 2019 AERA (American Education Research Association) conference on April 6, 2019 and April 8, 2019. The AERA conference is the largest research conference in North American.

three adults in business attire smiling at the camera, one person holding a framed certificate
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Office of Public School Academies hosted its annual Board appreciation dinner on April 30th. Board members and school administrators, along with SEHS Dean Jon Margerum-Leys, and Associate Dean Michael McDonald, and for the first time, PSA scholarship recipients, joined us to celebrate and recognize the achievements of the school year.

Oakland campus
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Renee Wendt, Dove Academy 5th grade teacher Renee Wendt, a 5th grade teacher at Dove Academy was nominated for the Michigan Department of Education Teacher of the Year award.

Spring Awakening
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Whether they’re taking the stage at Oakland University to perform with the OU Brass Band, touring with the children’s production of James and the Giant Peach, or studying abroad in Greece, students and alumni of OU’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will be busy rehearsing and performing this summer throughout the state and beyond.

John-Paul White
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

For 35 years, John-Paul White — who was recently appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor of Music by the Oakland University Board of Trustees — has been helping students find their voices and discover their passion for vocal performance.

Josh Young
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Oakland University will welcome actor, singer and Tony Award nominated Broadway star Josh Young to campus this fall as he joins the faculty in the Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Marvelous Wonderettes
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Emily Hadick (BFA '18) recently performed in Meadow Brook Theatre’s production of Spitfire Grill, which ran through March 10. BroadwayWorld Detroit said Emily's "portrayal of the main character, Percy, was magnificent. Above all else, her voice is strong and is more than up to the task of tackling this demanding role” Hadick is also one of three OU theatre alumni in three of the four lead roles in Meadow Brook Theatre’s production of The Marvelous Wonderettes, which runs through May 19.

Jacob Corll
Friday, May 10, 2019

Jacob Corll, an Oakland University alum whose research led to the discovery of a master gene that regulates the expression of other genes involved in the development of corn kernels, was recently recognized as the co-first author of a manuscript published in The Plant Cell, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Society of Plant Biologists.

James and the Giant Peach
Thursday, May 09, 2019

James Henry Trotter cannot escape his mean Aunts Spiker and Sponge — or can he? A magical peach may be his answer!Join James and the creatures that he meets on his incredible journey as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents James and the Giant Peach on May 17, May 19, June 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

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