Pippin
Friday, August 12, 2022


The 2021-22 performance season concluded in the spring with a jazz and world music residency at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in Pontiac March 30 - April 2, including four concerts and a community workshop with faculty, students and artist-in-residence Regina Carter; the Department of Theatre’s production of Pippin, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, from March 30 - April 3 in Varner Studio Theatre; a series of Young Choreographers Forum and Senior Dance Concert performances at Detroit Country Day School in April; an Oakland Symphony Orchestra and Oakland University Symphony Chorus performance on April 14 at Orchestra Hall in Detroit; and the Department of Music’s reimagined version of Handel’s opera, Acis and Galatea, from May 5 -  8 and May 12 – 15 in the Varner Studio Theatre.


Alpha Sigma Tau Chapter at Oakland University honored with a national award
Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Alpha Sigma Tau’s Delta Tau Chapter at Oakland University was recently recognized by the National Organization for demonstrating excellence within the 2020-2022 biennium. Awards were announced at Alpha Sigma Tau’s 44th National Convention in Tampa, Fla.


Telehealth Stock Photo
Tuesday, August 09, 2022


The Oakland University Telehealth Visioning Task Force will host its inaugural symposium on Friday, August 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in room 1050 of the Human Health Building on OU’s campus. The event is free and open to the public and will focus on the theme of “Transforming Care Possibilities in the Classroom, Clinic and Community.” 


Grace Bruck and Graeme Harper
Friday, August 05, 2022


Grace Bruck remembers herself as a shy, quiet ninth-grader at Shelby Junior High School. Though she excelled academically, the Macomb Township resident had few social connections and was reluctant to engage with her peers. 



Wednesday, August 03, 2022


Meadow Brook Hall, the National Historic Landmark located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, today announced it will transform the guest experience with the construction of a new Visitor Center. The planned facility will provide modern amenities and versatile spaces for the estate to expand and enhance its vibrant collection of tours, events, educational programs and community experiences.



Tuesday, August 02, 2022


Back to an in-person format, the ‘History Comes Alive’ lecture series offers a glimpse into the past, highlighting religion, colonial America, Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes, Nazi ghettos and the Tulsa Race Massacre. Watch history weave together through thrilling and thoughtful teachings.


Dr. Dao-Qi Zhang, Dr. Ken Mitton, Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Alexander Seidel, Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis, Paul Negoita, Yasmeen Hassan, Dr. Amany Tawfik, and Dr. Mohamed Al-Shabrawey
Tuesday, August 02, 2022


The Summer Undergraduate Program in Eye Research (SUPER) at Oakland University held its 20th annual student research symposium on Friday, July 29.The highly selective 12-week program allows students to perform research on the causes and potential cures for eyes diseases — such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, and very rare inherited retinal diseases in infants — with guidance from faculty members in the university’s Eye Research Institute (ERI).


School of Business student, Bhatki Patil, posing for a photo.
Monday, August 01, 2022


Since middle school Bhatki Patil, HRM ’21, dreamed of studying dentistry at the University of Detroit Mercy. Once enrolled, Patil discovered she lack passion for the field and had little drive to engage in courses and campus. She withdrew and began to explore alternative schools and career paths.


Oakland campus
Monday, August 01, 2022


A livestream feed of the OUWB Class of 2026 White Coat ceremony.



Math Corps
Friday, July 29, 2022


For the past several weeks, 39 middle school students primarily from Pontiac have been participating in Oakland University’s Math Corps, a program that teaches children the intricacies of mathematics, while preparing them to lead productive lives and contribute to a more just society. 



Thursday, July 28, 2022


Poised to become a physician, Jessica Krone, BIS ‘20, wanted more than just the sciences to define her career, and she built a dynamic foundation with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree.


Pawley Lean Institute kicks off program with AT&T grant
Monday, July 25, 2022


The Pawley Lean Institute has developed a program that encompasses Career Services elements into the Human Resource Development (HRD) program.


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