Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series
Monday, June 27, 2022


Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the sounds of the carillon’s 49 fully-chromatic bells when the Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series returns to the Oakland University campus beginning on Friday, July 8.


A person reading a book on a beach
Friday, June 24, 2022


And just in time for the brunt of the summer season, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recommended 13 books perfect for doctors and medical students alike. 



Oakland campus
Friday, June 24, 2022


As a medical education institution, our obligation is to provide our students with the best possible and most comprehensive education, including broad training in the area of women’s reproductive health and the care of their children.



A group plays Juneteenth Jeopardy
Thursday, June 23, 2022


OUWB’s Diversity and Inclusion recently hosted Juneteenth Jeopardy – an event designed to be a fun and interactive way for people to learn about the newest federal holiday in the U.S.



Steve Sharf Clubhouse celebrates 10th Anniversary
Wednesday, June 22, 2022


Located on a small hill overlooking the R&S Sharf and Katke-Cousins golf courses on the campus of Oakland University, the Steve Sharf Clubhouse is a beautiful reflection of the generosity of Stephan Sharf and Patti Finnegan Sharf.As a grateful community celebrates the clubhouse’s 10-year anniversary this June, it stands fulfilling its donors’ vision of serving as a picturesque gathering place for golfers, faculty and staff, university donors, and members of the community.


A group of students at the gate of Auschwitz 1
Tuesday, June 21, 2022


Nineteen next generation physicians from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine spent last week in Poland for better understanding of the Holocaust — and gained deeper appreciation for human kindness. 



An image of Stephen Loftus, Ph.D.
Friday, June 17, 2022


A continued evolution of technology and teaching methods will shape medical education for the next generation of physicians, according to a “cornerstone” OUWB faculty member who is retiring.



OU professor, alum create art installations for West Michigan exhibition
Friday, June 17, 2022


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Oakland University Associate Professor of Theatre Jeremy Barnett and theatre alumnus Jason Maracani are creating seven new art installations in the West Michigan communities of Saugatuck, Douglas, Holland, and Fennville as part of a special summer exhibition.


Dr. Louay Chamra
Thursday, June 16, 2022


The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University has been selected by The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) to receive the 2022 ESD Outreach Partner of the Year Award.


A group of OUWB students and officials
Wednesday, June 15, 2022


Nineteen students from Oakland University spent the first part of the week in Krakow, Poland, preparing for a visit to a World War II concentration camp as part of the school’s Holocaust and Medicine program.



The new MSG board for 2022-23
Monday, June 13, 2022


Helping OUWB students prepare for residency — and stay healthy — are top goals for the new executive board of the school’s Medical Student Government.



Oakland Chorale Bon Voyage Concert 2022
Monday, June 13, 2022


Before embarking on a tour of Spain this summer, the Oakland Chorale will present a Bon Voyage Concert on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Sweetest Heart of Mary Church in Detroit. The concert will feature music from Palestrina, Dett, Mealor, Mitchell, and a brand new piece by contemporary Spanish composer Polo Vallejo, as well as many African American Spirituals and other American music.


060922 AuschwitzDonors
Thursday, June 09, 2022


When Vern Pixley talks about “the most impactful” occurrences in his life, he points to two events: the birth of his children and visiting a concentration camp in Germany.



060822 Wasserman
Wednesday, June 08, 2022


When Michael Jackson and Madonna reigned the charts, a young Jason Wasserman defiantly turned his back and probably yelled some variation of “no thanks.”



060822 Wald
Wednesday, June 08, 2022


For all the roles and responsibilities in her life — along with the ups, downs, and everything between — two things are certain about Hedy Wald, Ph.D.: she’s always busy and loves to smile.



An OUWB student hands out prizes during Pride 22 in Ferndale.
Tuesday, June 07, 2022


OUWB student organization Queers & Allies is fully immersing itself at events in and around Detroit in June to recognize and celebrate Pride Month.



Dunya Mikhail awarded the 18th UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
Tuesday, June 07, 2022


Dunya Mikhail, an internationally celebrated poet and Oakland University special lecturer of Arabic in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, has been awarded the 18th UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture, based on the recommendations of an international jury of experts.


Will Compton, Louay Chamra and Graeme Harper
Monday, June 06, 2022


At Lowell High School, senior Will Compton is involved in everything from chamber orchestra, to varsity football, to Model UN, to the National Honor Society. He’s also a future Golden Grizzly, with plans to pursue an electrical engineering degree at Oakland University starting in fall. 


A group of OUWB students who are going to Poland.
Friday, June 03, 2022


To gain better understanding and appreciation of where she’s come from — as well as where she is going —Jessica Krone is about to travel 4,500 miles from Michigan.



A group of OUWB students who are going to Poland.
Friday, June 03, 2022


To gain better understanding and appreciation of where she’s come from — as well as where she is going —Jessica Krone is about to travel 4,500 miles from Michigan.



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