OU to honor graduates at Fall Commencement ceremonies
Friday, December 07, 2018

Oakland University will honor its newest graduates (undergraduate, masters and doctoral) during commencement exercises on Saturday, December 15 in the Athletic Center O’rena.

Julia Tituskin
Thursday, December 06, 2018

Honors College graduating seniors recently presented their Honors Theses, with topics including health care, economics, linguistics, history and more. Students are required to complete a research thesis in order to graduate from OU’s Honors College. 

Disruption in Detroit
Thursday, December 06, 2018

When Oakland University history professor Daniel Clark started conducting oral history interviews with retired autoworkers in the early 2000s, he expected to hear stories of a widely mythologized golden age – an era of prosperity in the 1940s and ‘50s that propelled tens of thousands of unionized auto workers into a secure, blue collar middle class lifestyle. 

Herculeze Technologies, Inc
Wednesday, December 05, 2018

About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck.

students observing white sculptures in a glass case at the Detroit Institute of Art
Monday, December 03, 2018

“What do you see?”Mark Haimann, M.D. addresses a group of thoughtful medical students as they huddle before an exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).

Monday, December 03, 2018

For its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration, Oakland University will welcome award-winning journalist and communications strategist Jeff Johnson to campus on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.

kids wearing matching red coats and hats on a parade float
Friday, November 30, 2018

The Office of Public School Academies is proud to highlight the Detroit Academy Arts & Sciences (DAAS) choir performance at 2018 America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit.

group photo of men and women in a hallway with white walls
Friday, November 30, 2018

The Office of Public School Academies hosted it annual Fall PSA Alumni Scholarship Luncheon to celebrate the success of our scholarship recipients.

Student Newspaper Digital Archives Homepage
Friday, November 30, 2018

If you want to experience Oakland University’s history through the eyes of hundreds of student journalists, you no longer have to visit University Archives to do so. Thanks to a generous gift from the family of a former OU library professor – and collective efforts of dedicated library employees –  you can access digital issues of the university’s student newspaper dating back to its inaugural issue, published on October 23, 1959. 

Matt Wagner with Oakland University dance students
Friday, November 30, 2018

Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company will be performing their annual Fall Showcase on Thursday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 8 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

Melanie Mayberry, Arati Kelekar and Nelia Afonso
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry (Detroit Mercy) will launch a new interprofessional course to educate medical and dental students on how health care professionals collaborate for the benefit of their patients. 

James Isabirye Dissertation Defense
Thursday, November 29, 2018

While working to reintroduce traditional songs and instruments to the people of Uganda, Oakland University graduate student James Isabirye — a lecturer of music and drama at Kyambogo University in Uganda — has been pursuing his Ph.D. in Music Education at Oakland University.

woman and young boy holding blue drawstring backpacks next to a car full of the same backpacks
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Cameron Parsons, a 2nd grader at Four Corners Montessori Academy, an Oakland University Public School Academy, raised $1300 to create and deliver 70 survival kits to The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

While Ted Lindsay made an incredible impact on the ice during his days with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League, his work with the Ted Lindsay Foundation and efforts to combat the challenges related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will now leave a lasting legacy at Oakland University.

Regina Carter
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will be performing as a special guest on Friday, Nov. 30 during the World Music Concert and Saturday, Dec. 1 during the Latin Jazz Concert in Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Students in OU’s BIO 4350/5386 Topics in Behavioral Biology course spent their semester surveying the mammals of Oakland University’s biological preserve. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Oakland University and the City of Mount Clemens collected 3,838 pounds of food through its community-wide food drive supporting the Macomb Food Program – surpassing the goal of 3,000 pounds of food.

Steven Mead
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Internationally acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead will join the OU Brass Band for a memorable afternoon of brass music artistry beginning at 3 p.m.  on Sunday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.

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