Gryphon Trio
Wednesday, January 15, 2020


The Gryphon Trio, one of the world’s preeminent piano trios, will return to Oakland University with an all-Beethoven program beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 26 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.


OUWB Host Program 1
Tuesday, January 14, 2020


An Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine program that helps cut costs for medical students traveling for residency interviews hit its stride with a record number of participants in 2019.



Tuesday, January 14, 2020


Oakland University has joined Ohio Northern University in a partnership led by Baldwin Wallace University and its Community Research Institute to conduct four Great Lakes Polls to sample voter sentiment in four key Midwest states leading up to the 2020 presidential election.



Monday, January 13, 2020


Oakland University’s Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) and its founder and director Fay Hansen, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, finished out the 2019 farming season by being recognized with two community awards.


OU receives gold seal for excellence in student voter engagement
Monday, January 13, 2020


At the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, Oakland University received a gold seal for achieving a student rate between 40 percent and 49 percent.


Samantha Averitt and Jeremy Geist
Friday, January 10, 2020


A group of Oakland University students spent part of their winter break studying tropical field ecology in the wilds of Ecuador.


Josh Young
Thursday, January 09, 2020


Tony Award nominated Broadway star Josh Young, an assistant professor in Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, will perform show tunes from the catalog of Andrew Lloyd Webber at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 24 in Varner Recital Hall.



Wednesday, January 08, 2020


For Trisha Lewis, staying connected to her alma mater – in the community where she both lives and works – is important.


young kids holding paper cups and full plastic bags
Tuesday, January 07, 2020


Angela Priebe, a kindergarten teacher at Dove Academy of Detroit, made a request to her community for a student who needed shoes. The outpouring of community support was more than she could have imagined.


kids in blue suits dancing in a ballroom
Tuesday, January 07, 2020


The Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences Choir has done it again! A City of Detroit virtual “Holiday Card” featuring the DAAS choir has gone viral.


OUWB building in snow on Nov. 11, 2019.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020


The old saying “Michigan has two seasons, construction and winter” might elicit a chuckle, but like most clichés, there’s a bit of truth to it.


Dean Mezwa radiology lunch, Jan. 7, 2020
Tuesday, January 07, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine second-year med student Kunal Kedar couldn’t stop smiling Tuesday following a special lunch hosted by OUWB’s Radiology and Radiation Oncology Student Advocacy Group.


Taras Oleksyk
Tuesday, January 07, 2020


For years, scientists around the world have been mapping out billions of DNA bases that make up the human genetic code. Human genomes have been mapped from DNA of populations in the United States, Latin America, Africa, Asia and Western Europe. 


Yoskowitz, Joyce retire.
Friday, January 03, 2020


Two faculty members integral to the establishment and sustained success of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine are retiring from the school, effective Jan. 3.



Friday, December 27, 2019


Oakland University Athletics revealed the Hollie L. Lepley Hall of Honor class of 2020. This year’s class features 17 former student-athletes and staff, in addition to the George Wibby Award and Oakland Athletics Community Service Award.


White Coat Ceremony 1
Monday, December 23, 2019


As the calendar flips to a new year, many organizations compile year-in-review stories to recognize the previous 365 days and set the stage for future successes – and OUWB is among them.


First Aid First - OUWB Chapter launch 1
Friday, December 20, 2019


A student-led initiative at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will soon begin delivering free first aid training to those who otherwise couldn’t afford the potentially life-saving instruction.


Keeper of the Dream Award Recipients
Friday, December 20, 2019


For helping break down stereotypes and promote racial and cultural understanding, seven students will be recognized during Oakland University’s 28th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration. The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20 in the Oakland Center Founders Ballrooms on OU’s campus. 


Serena Scott posing for a picture with her parents, Samino Scott and Trina Govan-Scott
Thursday, December 19, 2019


At seven years old, Serena Scott took it upon herself to organize a water bottle campaign during Flint’s water crisis. She made posters, collected bottles from her Farmington Hills classmates and personally delivered 30 cases of donated water to her peers at a Flint elementary school.


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Sports Information:
Maria Rivera
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Meadow Brook Hall:
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Meadow Brook Hall
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Meadow Brook Theatre:
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Acting Managing Director
(248) 370-3316
cmarshall@mbtheatre.com

Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
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Publicist
(248) 370-2032
uhrig@oakland.edu

Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
(248) 370-3008
goody@oakland.edu