Meadow Brook Hall
Tuesday, February 07, 2023


Meadow Brook Hall will liven up the dreary winter months with a series of engaging tours, events and entertainment. Located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University, activities at the estate include the immersive Downton Abbey-inspired Servant’s Life Tour, a delicious afternoon with Downton Days Tea, Talk & Tour, an intimate exploration of the historic mansion by night with after-dark Flashlight Tours, and an evening of romance for two with the Valentine’s Dinner.


Human Health Building
Tuesday, February 07, 2023


Following a national search,  Oakland University has named Christopher Coleman, Ph.D., as dean of the School of Nursing. Pending approval by the OU Board of Trustees in April, his tenure will begin in late spring. 


At the inaugural Multicultural Festival at the Waterford Montessori Academy
Tuesday, February 07, 2023


Representing five countries, 10 international students from Oakland University recently participated in the inaugural Multicultural Festival at the Waterford Montessori Academy in Waterford Township, Mich.


Joseph Walters, Olivia Donnel and Tyler Hewett
Monday, February 06, 2023


The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 25th Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township.


Campus in winter
Wednesday, February 01, 2023


Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointments of Colleen Ochoa Peters, of Bloomfield Hills, and Stefen J. Welch, of Detroit, to the Oakland University Board of Trustees. Both were appointed to eight-year terms that will run through August 2030. They replace Melissa Stolicker and W. David Tull whose terms have expired. 


Hillcrest Hall
Tuesday, January 31, 2023


Living on campus provides a full college experience, an opportunity to cultivate independence, and a sense of community and engagement, in a safe, supportive and healthy environment. New and returning students can be a part of OU’s vibrant campus residential community in just a few simple steps: 


Artishia Moore with dynamometer
Monday, January 30, 2023


Cardiometabolic diseases are a group of common but often preventable conditions, including heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Detecting cardiometabolic disease risk in younger populations is important because children with higher cardiometabolic risk are more likely to develop those conditions, and other health complications, when they become adults. Oakland University researchers have published a study using grip strength to help assess cardiometabolic disease risk among adolescents and young adults in the U.S. 


Athlete Career Combine
Friday, January 27, 2023


Student-athletes and employers from around the state convened at Oakland University this week for the Athlete Career Combine hosted by the Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance (MCEEA). 


South Africa/America Music Exchange Festival
Friday, January 27, 2023


Oakland University Professor of Music Mark Stone recently traveled to South Africa for the South Africa/America Music Exchange (SAME) Festival, which featured 190 local and international musicians on a single stage.


Oakland University Center for Autism awarded $385,000 grant
Tuesday, January 24, 2023


The Oakland University Center for Autism has been awarded a $385,000 Oakland County Out of School Time Learning Supports grant by United Way for Southeastern Michigan, in partnership with Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter and the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.


Students on campus
Friday, January 20, 2023


Nominations are still open for those interested in the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson Awards, the most prestigious awards that Oakland University offers. 


OU theatre students recognized at KCACTF Festival
Friday, January 20, 2023


The Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), which took place Jan. 11-15 at the University of Michigan-Flint, featured the work of 48 students from the Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.


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