Keeper of the Dream Graphic
Thursday, September 16, 2021


Applications are being accepted for Oakland University’s 2022 Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards. 


Peace Day Concert 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021


Grab your chair or blanket and join Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19 for an outdoor concert on the Varner Courtyard Stage with Kevin Locke and Spirits Rising in celebration of the International Day of Peace, Native American culture and indigenous knowledge systems.


Gabby Faisal holding her drawing of the White House.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021


Four Corners Montessori Academy student Gabrielle Faisal took home the top prize in the White House National Student Art Competition for the K-3 grade category.


Arts and Humanities in Medicine
Tuesday, September 14, 2021


Medical schools continue adding arts and humanities into curricula, but they need to do even more, according to a new study by four professors at Oakland University and OUWB.



Max Folino
Tuesday, September 14, 2021


“Small Town Syndrome,” a documentary-style short film created by Oakland University student filmmaker Max Folino, will be a part of the lineup of the 2021 Freep Film Festival, which will take place Sept. 22-26 and feature a mix of indoor, outdoor and at-home virtual screenings.


Carly Uhrig
Monday, September 13, 2021


The “I See You Awards” — an annual celebration of low-budget independent filmmakers — was held on August 29 and featured a new theme song, “You See Me,” written and produced by Carly Uhrig, a music lecturer and marketing manager for the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University.


OU paralegal certificate program
Friday, September 10, 2021


Oakland University’s paralegal certificate program was recently ranked as the “Best Paralegal Program” in the state of Michigan in the category of Education by Michigan Lawyers Weekly based on the results of its 2021 Reader Rankings Survey.


Sarah Denha
Thursday, September 09, 2021


Oakland University doctoral student Sarah Denha traveled to the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts this summer to take part in a neurobiology course that introduced her to cutting-edge research techniques taught by leading experts in the field. 


Jordan Nash and Claus Weimann
Wednesday, September 08, 2021


One way or another, chances are current and former OUWB students alike soon will know Jordan Nash, the school’s new development associate.



Wild Game Dinner
Wednesday, September 08, 2021


Take a walk on the culinary wild side at Meadow Brook Hall’s biggest annual fundraising experience —refreshed for 2021 — the Wild Game Dinner and Auction. The event on Thursday, Sept. 23, features a strolling dinner, unique auction items and live music all set against the iconic backdrop of the National Historic Landmark, located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University. 


Dog Day
Friday, September 03, 2021


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine medical students took a study break earlier this week to visit with a few four-legged and furry “angels.”



Liz Halabu Casselman standing in a room with white walls, smiling at the camera.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021


Advancing her understanding and “elevating her altitude” gave Liz Halabu Casselman the competence and confidence to increase revenue, invest in bench strength and expand operations of the small businesses she leads.


Welcome Week Carnival
Tuesday, August 31, 2021


Oakland University will welcome new and returning students with a variety of on-campus events during Welcome Week from August 31 through September 11. 


Patient wearing hijab
Monday, August 30, 2021


A pair of current and former OUWB students are leading efforts to make dermatologists more aware of special considerations that should be top of mind when treating Muslim women wearing hijab. 



Tamara Treanore / Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant Studies (OPA) specialization
Monday, August 30, 2021


A new Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant Studies (OPA) specialization is being offered within the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (EXS) degree program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University.


Master of Social Work
Friday, August 27, 2021


Beginning in July 2022, Oakland University will offer a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program that provides students with the requisite theoretical knowledge, evidence-based interventions, and ethical framework for advanced social work practice with diverse client systems.


Campus Kickoff
Thursday, August 26, 2021


For the past few weeks, Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center has hosted Campus Kickoff events to welcome new students to campus. The kickoffs are part of the students’ orientation experience and the first part where they are on campus, said Sara Webb, senior director of First Year Success. 


Brianne Lewis
Wednesday, August 25, 2021


Brianne Lewis, Ph.D.  can’t help but smile at the thought of what her high school self might have thought about her joining the faculty at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.



Media Contacts

Brian Bierley
Director of Media Relations
(248) 370-4346
bierley@oakland.edu

Eric Reikowski
Public Information Specialist
(248) 370-4348
esreikow@oakland.edu

Sean Delaney
Public Information Specialist
(248) 370-3139
sdelaney@oakland.edu


David Groves
Director of Campus Communications
(248) 370-2759
groves@oakland.edu

Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
Assistant AD for Athletic Communications
(248) 370-3201
mariarivera@oakland.edu

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