Breyanna Cavanaugh, Andrew Goldberg and Michelle Milstein
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

If you’re reading this, thank your rods and cones – the millions of nerve cells that absorb light and allow you to see. These photoreceptors live in your retina, at the back of your eye, and they have a very distinct shape – without which healthy vision is impossible. 

OUWB on the frontline
Thursday, April 09, 2020

Third-year Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine medical student Niki Khajeh recalls exactly when she knew that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 would be devastating.

Ethics Bowl National Competition
Thursday, April 09, 2020

Achieving their highest rank ever, the Oakland University Ethics Bowl team traveled to Atlanta this past February to compete in the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl tournament.  Only the top 36 schools in the nation are invited to this annual tournament, which is sponsored by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics and held each year at their national convention. 

OU students gain real-world experience in business as part of collaborative project
Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Last fall, more than 60 Oakland University students were able to gain real-world experience in business as part of a collaborative project involving OU’s Department of Writing and Rhetoric, OU INC client Herculeze Technologies, the OU Mobilization Zone and the Office of Research Administration.

Christopher Russell, Camilla Joy Ramos and Eric Henckel
Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Each spring, Oakland University recognizes three students for distinguishing themselves as outstanding scholars and leaders on campus and in the community. 

OUWB Professor Jason Wasserman
Monday, April 06, 2020

An Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine professor took to the Wall Street Journal in defense of medical professionals making difficult life-and-death decisions in the time of COVID-19.

Artishia Moore with dynamometer
Monday, April 06, 2020

What can a person’s grip strength reveal about their health?

MaTilDa Awards 2020
Monday, April 06, 2020

Every spring, Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance recognizes distinguished students, alumni and community members with MaTilDa Awards, which are named to honor Matilda Dodge Wilson, who donated the land on which Oakland University is built.

OUWB students volunteer during coronavirus outbreak
Friday, April 03, 2020

Medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine are stepping up to serve the community as the COVID-19 pandemic grips the nation — and has hit southeast Michigan particularly hard.

Lynda Poly-Droulard
Thursday, April 02, 2020

Lynda Poly-Droulard initially discarded the message congratulating her on her award, assuming it was spam. She received a follow up message from the SON Associate Dean informing her that she had indeed won the national award. 

Baxa Kemp and Cortes
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Three Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine professors have spent the last week developing a two-week course aimed at preparing medical students likely to soon be treating patients with COVID-19.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the nation and the world, people are taking special measures to protect their health – from frequent handwashing to social distancing to sheltering in place. These are all important steps to limit the spread of the virus and “flatten the curve.” 

Carl Leone
Monday, March 30, 2020

Carl Leone has been named head coach of the Oakland University esports program, Director of Athletics Steve Waterfield announced on Monday, March 30.

Babysitter and child
Friday, March 27, 2020

Medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School are filling a unique need by babysitting children for Beaumont Health physicians, residents, and anyone else working extra hard in the battle against COVID-19.

Richard Olawoyin
Friday, March 27, 2020

Richard Olawoyin, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, has been appointed to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc.’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advisory Council (IDEAC). 

Online Learning
Friday, March 27, 2020

In an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health of the community, Oakland University has suspended face-to-face instruction through the end of the semester (April 25) and has transitioned to online learning instead.

Coronavirus information for the OUWB community
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz sent a comprehensive message to the OU community about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and its impact on the school.

OUWB and the New Normal
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Novel coronavirus COVID-19 may have much of American life on indefinite pause, but the training of next generation doctors continues at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Distribution Center
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

While now is the time to take precautionary steps and practice the preventive measures recommended by the CDC and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” announcement, it is also a time for some in the Oakland University community to come together to meet the needs of the community. 

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