Oakland University receives CUPA-HR’s 2021 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award
Wednesday, August 04, 2021


CUPA-HR, an association for Human Resources professionals in higher education, has selected Oakland University to receive the 2021 CUPA-HR Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award for its Diversity Advocate Program.


Orientation 21 - Day 2
Monday, August 02, 2021


For Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Class of 2025, the first full day of orientation centered on the topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion.



Kate Nye
Monday, August 02, 2021


Kate Nye won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Photo by Sophie Hume, The Oakland Post. Oakland University student Kate Nye powered her way to the podium on Sunday, winning a silver medal in the women’s 76-kilogram/156-pound weightlifting event at the Tokyo Olympics. 


OU business student Mustafa Baig posing for a photo.
Friday, July 30, 2021


Prioritizing part-time tutoring positions evolved into a professional opportunity for Oakland University business student Mustafa Baig.


An image of LaTina Jackson and Saulo Ortiz
Friday, July 30, 2021


During the past year, OUWB’s academic success team known as “LaLo” has established itself as the go-to support resource for the school’s medical students.



Data Analytics and Machine Learning Certificate Program
Thursday, July 29, 2021


Oakland University PACE and OU’s School of Business Administration have partnered to launch a new certificate that introduces students to the complex world of machine learning. The course, titled “Data Analytics and Machine Learning (ML Ops) on the Cloud,” is an introduction to machine learning using TensorFlow 2.0, a popular framework for building predictive models. 


Human Health Building
Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Oakland University School of Nursing has been awarded a new grant of $15,000 from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education. Matched by $15,000 from OU, the grant will fund the scholarship of a doctoral nursing student in 2021. 


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Tuesday, July 27, 2021


OUWB’s founding medical library director is stepping down in August — having successfully established a system sure to be integral in the education of generations of future physicians.



Rock and Enroll
Monday, July 26, 2021


Oakland University is excited to offer a new enrollment program, Rock and Enroll Day. The event will take place from 2-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the Oakland Center on OU’s Rochester campus. 



Monday, July 26, 2021


Leigh Settlemoir Dzwik, Ph.D., SPHR, has been named to the Sky Foundation Governing Board.


OUWB OSEP 21
Friday, July 23, 2021


More than 30 high schoolers participated this week in OUWB’s Online Summer Enrichment Program.



Pollinator Survey
Thursday, July 22, 2021


The Jamieson Biodiversity Lab at Oakland University, led by Biology Professor Mary Jamieson, is conducting pollinator surveys in Oakland County and Oakland Township parks and natural areas this summer to help evaluate how land management strategies are influencing plant and insect biodiversity.


The Girl in the Diary
Wednesday, July 21, 2021


In 1945, a Soviet doctor found a school notebook in the liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. It was a diary written by Rywka Lipszyc, a teenager in the Łódź Ghetto, between October 1943 and April 1944. The contents were the testament of a Jewish girl who lost her siblings and parents, but never lost hope despite moments of doubt.


Exploding E-Cig
Tuesday, July 20, 2021


An Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine student has published a first-of-it-kind study drawing attention to head and neck injuries that can occur as a result of e-cigarette malfunctions.



A headshot of Rebecca Ramirez.
Monday, July 19, 2021


Originally from a small village in Germany, the opportunity to study business through a three-year apprenticeship at Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG whet Rebecca Ramirez’s, MBA ’14, appetite for the prospects a career in the automotive industry could offer.


Kate Nye
Monday, July 19, 2021


Kate Nye is headed to Tokyo this month as a member of the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team. Photo by Sophie Hume, The Oakland Post.Oakland University student Kate Nye has established herself as a top contender in the sport of weightlifting, becoming a world champion in 2019. Now, she’s headed to Tokyo where she’ll try to become an Olympic champion. 


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Wednesday, July 14, 2021


Students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine volunteered during the last three weeks to deliver educational experiences at a summer camp for local area youth.




Wednesday, July 14, 2021


Oakland University’s School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors have announced the 2021 Nightingale Award winners and runners-up. This year’s top nurses in Michigan come from a variety of clinical roles and settings and are recognized as exceptional in their various nursing roles.



Tuesday, July 13, 2021


Meadow Brook Hall has announced a dazzling new event experience for the 2021 holiday season, featuring two major attractions. By day, the beloved annual Holiday Walk transports visitors through the historic mansion decked in shimmering splendor, while Winter Wonder Lights transforms the estate at night into a breathtaking light show featuring music, concessions and magic.


A head shot of Waseem Samaan.
Friday, July 09, 2021


After becoming his most authentic self, Waseem Samaan, FIN/ACC ’10, draws on his roots to encourage pride in those around him.Once enclosed in baggy navy clothes with a tidy trim, Samaan transformed from a wallflower to an infectiously proud gay Arabic man.


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Director of Campus Communications
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Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
Assistant AD for Athletic Communications
(248) 370-3201
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Meadow Brook Hall:
Shannon O'Berski
Marketing and Communications Manager
Meadow Brook Hall
(248) 364-6263
stobersk@oakland.edu

Meadow Brook Theatre:
Cheryl Marshall
Acting Managing Director
(248) 370-3316
cmarshall@mbtheatre.com

Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
Carly Uhrig
Publicist
(248) 370-2032
uhrig@oakland.edu

Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
(248) 370-3008
goody@oakland.edu