OU students visit Ghana, find inspiration in music, history and culture
Friday, May 20, 2022


Oakland University Professors Mark Stone and Jeremy Barnett recently led six students from the School of Music, Theatre and Dance on a Global Arts Study Abroad trip to Ghana, West Africa, where they spent more than a week learning about the country’s rich history, music and culture.


Richard Olawoyin
Thursday, May 19, 2022


Richard Olawoyin, an associate professor in OU’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar for 2022-2023. 


Staff at one of the OU Academies posing for a group photo.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Let’s celebrate our teachers and staff! Teacher’s Appreciation Week is celebrated each year during the month of May.


A man speaking in the center of a seated circle of young men.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Detroit Academy of Arts and Science hosted Ed Womack and others earlier this month from the Man Rise Up organization to speak to young boys to encourage leadership skills and beyond.


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Wednesday, May 18, 2022


The defining characteristics that have shaped Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine into what it is — along with a vision of what it will be — were highlighted Wednesday by its dean



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Tuesday, May 17, 2022


The 11th Annual William Davidson Medical Education Week at OUWB is underway and kicked off Monday with several sessions, including a tour of the Marcia & Eugene Applebaum Simulation Learning Institute.



High School Workshops
Monday, May 16, 2022


The Pawley Lean Institute and the Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISE) Department have been conducting High School Workshops since 2015. The program promotes ISE and Lean Learning as it introduces ISE as a field of study to high school students from both a college degree and career perspective.



Monday, May 16, 2022


Kwame Sakyi, Ph.D. MSPH, assistant professor of Public Health in the School of Health Sciences is leading a summer Study Abroad to Ghana, Africa (Global Health and Social issues summer class PH 4750/5750). The group will be immersed in learning about health and culture from May 6-28.


Ashley Bryan
Monday, May 16, 2022


Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services is lending a portion of its extensive children’s literature art collection to the Farnsworth Art Museum in Maine as part of a new exhibition featuring works of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ashley Bryan, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 98.


Oakland campus
Friday, May 13, 2022


A livestream feed of the 2022 OUWB Commencement



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Friday, May 13, 2022


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine paid tribute to the outstanding achievement of faculty, staff, and medical students during the 2022 OUWB Honors Convocation held Thursday.



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Thursday, May 12, 2022


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine paid tribute to the outstanding achievement of faculty, staff, and medical students during the 2022 OUWB Honors Convocation held Thursday.



Jeremy Johnson and Anna Van Hese
Thursday, May 12, 2022


Oakland University students Jeremy Johnson and Anna Van Hese are among 25 students selected to serve on the Michigan Department of State’s Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force.  


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Wednesday, May 11, 2022


Linzi Hobbs believes that research is the foundation of medicine, and the soon-to-be physician says that’s why she’s so grateful for the capstone project required of her as an OUWB medical student.



School of Business Administration Golden Gala 2022
Wednesday, May 11, 2022


Over the last five decades, Oakland University’s School of Business Administration has evolved from a small liberal arts business program in the College of Arts and Sciences to a Department of Economics and Business Administration to an AACSB-accredited business school offering undergraduate and graduate business degrees.


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Tuesday, May 10, 2022


When OUWB’s Class of 2022 graduates this Friday, one of the new doctors will have a financial head start thanks to a side hustle that helped her earn $117,000 during medical school.



Siyan Wong
Tuesday, May 10, 2022


In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Oakland University will host a virtual talk by Chinese American painter Siyan Wong. The talk will be held via Zoom on Monday, May 23, from noon-1 p.m. Register for the event here. 



Tuesday, May 10, 2022


Study Abroad students can experience hands-on learning opportunities in the natural sciences by traveling to countries rich in biodiversity and natural resources.


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