Keeper of the Dream Scholarship
Tuesday, September 20, 2022


Applications are being accepted for Oakland University’s 2023 Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards. 


Hope Not Handcuffs
Tuesday, September 20, 2022


Families Against Narcotics (FAN), a Macomb County-based nonprofit organization founded in 2007, is teaming up with the Oakland University Police Department to bring hope to people who struggle with a substance use disorder and want to find recovery.


OSO to kick off 2022-23 season on October 2 with ‘Danza del Sol’ by Kevin Day
Monday, September 19, 2022


The Oakland Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-23 season kicks off at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 2 with Danza del Sol by Kevin Day. A recent nominee for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize, Day's music often "intersects the worlds of jazz, minimalism, Latin music, fusion and contemporary classical idioms."


 Ravi Khattree
Friday, September 16, 2022


Oakland University Professor Ravi Khattree recently traveled to India to share his expertise on the dynamic and ever-expanding field of data science. 



Friday, September 16, 2022


Members of the Oakland University community are encouraged to show their OU Pride with Golden Grizzlies Spirit Saturdays!


Elizabeth Parkinson
Thursday, September 15, 2022


Elizabeth Parkinson, a doctoral student in Oakland University’s Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The fellowship supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees with a focus on NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. 


FAFSA
Wednesday, September 14, 2022


Along with charting their academic and career paths, students also need to manage financial matters related to their education. One of the best things they can do is file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA. By filling out this form, students can become eligible for federal aid, including grants, loans and work-study programs. 



Wednesday, September 14, 2022


The Biden administration announced that it is again extending the moratorium on federal student loan payments, interest and collections, this time until Dec. 31. The U.S. Department of Education also unveiled a plan to reset the roughly seven million borrowers who are in default, using the pandemic pause to restore their accounts to good standing. 


Dr. Stephanie J. Lee
Wednesday, September 14, 2022


Dr. Stephanie J. Lee, administrative associate at Oakland University, has been selected by the Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic in Pontiac, Mich. as a recipient of the 2022 Esteemed Women of Michigan Award.


Voting Booth
Tuesday, September 13, 2022


Oakland University has been named to the 2022 Washington Monthly Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to higher education institutions that go above and beyond in turning students into citizens. This year’s honor roll recognized 230 schools out of 850 that received consideration. 


Stone Sound Collective
Tuesday, September 13, 2022


In celebration of the International Day of Peace, Oakland University will present its 5th annual Peace Day Concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21 at Upland Hills School in Oxford, Mich.


Shiloh Johnson
Thursday, September 08, 2022


Shiloh Johnson, an Avondale High School graduate known for his strong work ethic, academic achievements and athletic performance, has been selected to receive the 2022-2023 Patrick and Christie Scoggin Foundation Scholarship. 



Thursday, September 08, 2022


Art, music and even murder will transform Meadow Brook Hall this fall, with a series of colorful fall events. Visitors will be enchanted with the colorful event lineup, from a gorgeous outdoor floral art exhibit to thrilling film screenings of classic films, Flashlight Tours, Mystery Dinners and so much more! All events take place at Meadow Brook Hall, the National Historic Landmark located on the campus of Oakland University.


Henry Aigbedo, Ph.D., leaning on a railing in a dimly lit room.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022


The COVID-19 pandemic created waves of change across businesses worldwide. By many accounts, the hospitality industry was among the hardest hit with initial impacts in key areas reportedly worse than 9/11 and the 1933 Great Depression.


Qingshui Cliff
Wednesday, September 07, 2022


With grant support from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, a group of 15 Oakland University students spent the summer studying Chinese language and culture at National Dong Hwa University of Taiwan, one of the country’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning. 



Tuesday, September 06, 2022


On Tuesday, September 13, please join President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz at “OU Forward,” a campus gathering to commemorate the beginning of the academic year. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Oakland Center, Founders Ballroom (second floor).


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