OU students urged to check eligibility for emergency broadband assistance
Wednesday, May 12, 2021


Beginning May 12, Oakland University students can visit getemergencybroadband.org to check their eligibility for the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.


Elliott Tower
Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Oakland University’s AP Assembly Awards Committee has recognized three Administrative Professionals for outstanding contributions to the OU community and beyond. This year’s top AP awards went to Michelle Southward (School of Health Sciences), Melanie Chamberlain (School of Education and Human Services) and Kelli Dowd (School of Health Sciences), who have all made a positive impact on the lives of students and colleagues. 


OUWB volunteers at Burnstein Clinic
Monday, May 10, 2021


A group of medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is leading a critical mission to educate as many people as possible about COVID-19 vaccines.




Thursday, May 06, 2021


OU INC has announced that its client company GryphonHR has a new partnership with myHRcounsel™. This partnership will provide GryphonHR clients legal advice for all Form I-9 related issues.  In addition, myHRcounsel clients will be able to combine GryphonHR’s solutions with legally backed support from the attorneys at myHRcounsel.


Systems of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles graduate course uses the latest technology to connect students around the globe
Thursday, May 06, 2021


In a year that has re-imagined education at all levels, students in Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department’s Systems of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles course (ISE 4900/ISE 5900/SYS 5900) are continuing to learn about CV and AV technologies while connected online from literally around the globe.


Kasey Julian
Wednesday, May 05, 2021


Oakland University has been selected as the 2020 NAfME (National Association for Music Education) Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Recognition recipient for the Professional Development category in recognition of the OU chapter’s hard work and dedication to furthering music education throughout the 2019-2020 school year.


Oakland campus
Friday, April 30, 2021


Shared appreciation and gratitude flowed through the comments at the virtual event the School of Business Administration hosted to recognize its most recent graduates. All business majors who graduated August 2020, December 2020 and April 2021 were invited to join in with the members of their families.


Jamaican Parrot
Thursday, April 29, 2021


Yellow-billed Jamaican Parrot at Hope Zoo in Kingston, Jamaica.As part of a wide-ranging conservation effort, a group of Oakland University researchers has been mapping the DNA of Amazon parrot species from the Caribbean. 


OUWB Hispanic youth mentor program 3
Wednesday, April 28, 2021


A group of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine medical students behind a successful mentoring program for local Latinx youth hopes to help medical schools nationwide establish similar programs.



Adeline Perhogan & Annabella Jankowski
Wednesday, April 28, 2021


As the new president and vice-president of the Oakland University Student Congress, Adeline Perhogan of St. Clair Shores and Annabella Jankowski of Farmington Hills say they plan to emphasize the importance of mental and physical health for OU students while navigating the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Tim and Katie Johnston signing
Tuesday, April 27, 2021


This fall, Oakland University will roll out a new academic minor in communication and deaf studies. Requiring a minimum of 20 credits, the minor will be offered through the university’s communication program and will introduce students to American Sign Language (ASL), types and degrees of hearing loss, advocacy for the Deaf and hard of hearing, deaf culture and the promotion of deaf awareness. 


Noah Canales
Friday, April 23, 2021


Noah Canales, a junior musical theatre major at Oakland University, has been named the “First Place Male Singer” in the fourth annual “NextGen National: Finding the Voices of Tomorrow” competition, which featured vocal performers from colleges and universities from across the United States.



Thursday, April 22, 2021


Less than a year after introducing Oakland University’s value statement, which includes a prominent reference to stewardship, President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz has assembled a diverse team of faculty, staff and students to draft the university’s first comprehensive sustainability plan.


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