Tosha Owens
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

On Thursday, December 7, Oakland University students, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), will host a special holiday-themed open mic event from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at The Dovetail Café in Warren, Mich.

Friday, November 17, 2023

The Oakland University School of Business Administration’s ACHIEVE Program has earned a spot on the shortlist for the 2023 QS Reimagine Education Awards’ Nurturing Employability Award. This accolade recognizes the program's exceptional contributions to equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for personal and professional success. 

Zhang lab researchers
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Each year, nearly 40,000 infants (10% of total live births) are born prematurely (before 37 weeks of gestation) in the United States, and that number is growing. Premature infants have a high risk of developing lifelong low vision. Their eyes can also develop myopia, a common vision condition in which near objects appear clear, but objects farther away look blurry. 

Andrea Jones
Monday, November 13, 2023

The artwork of Oakland University student Andrea Jones is currently on display inside the Michigan State Capitol, House of Representatives Building and Senate Building in Lansing as part of “Student Art in the Legislature,” a unique program that highlights the creative talents of students at public universities across the state.

Corewell Health Nurse Scholars Inaugural Cohort
Monday, November 13, 2023

Corewell Health recruiters spoke with OU nursing students about career opportunities at the November 3 event.Leaders from Oakland University School of Nursing and Corewell Health in Southeast Michigan came together to celebrate the inaugural cohort of students from the Accelerated Second-Degree (ASD) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the BSN (fall 2023 direct admits) programs who received the Corewell Health Nurse Scholars Program grant. 

Richard Olawoyin
Friday, November 10, 2023

Oakland University Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor Richard Olawoyin has been reappointed as chair of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) Advisory Council at ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). The appointment is effective for two years. 

SpongeBob Musical Poster
Thursday, November 09, 2023

OU alum Braeden Haggarty, who earned a bachelor of fine arts in musical theatre from Oakland University in 2022, is directing Chippewa Valley High School’s upcoming production of “The SpongeBob Musical,” which opens on Friday Nov. 10.

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Oakland University Athletics has announced the Hollie L. Lepley Hall of Honor class of 2024, cementing more Oakland greats into the history of the university. The inductees feature five former student-athletes and one team.

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Oakland Community College (OCC) and Oakland University (OU) signed a new transfer articulation agreement that will provide OCC students who earn a Pre-Engineering associate degree an easier transfer to OU to earn a bachelor of science in Engineering.

Monday, November 06, 2023

Oakland University's Women and Gender Studies program celebrates 40 years of featuring diverse voices through feature films. Join WGS in viewing “Warrior Women” this year at the Oakland Center in Gold Rooms B and C on November 15 at 4 pm. The film fest is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Loni Love
Friday, November 03, 2023

Oakland University will welcome Loni Love to campus as keynote speaker for its 32nd annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration. The Detroit native is a two-time Emmy, two-time NAACP Image and three-time Gracie Award-winning TV/radio host, comedian, actress, author and philanthropist. 

Veterans Appreciation Week
Thursday, November 02, 2023

From November 6-10, Oakland University will host a series of events and activities for Veterans Appreciation Week. Check the list below for opportunities to support and celebrate veterans, including more than 200 student, faculty and staff veterans on campus. 

Wilson and Human Relations Awards
Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Nominations for the Alfred G. and Matilda R. Wilson Awards, as well as the Human Relations Award, are now open. Nominations may be submitted online until Jan. 31, 2024. 

Deborah Willis
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The Oakland University Department of Art and Art History will present the Jean S. and Fred M. Braun Memorial Lecture “Wendel A. White: Reflections in the Archive” with Dr. Deborah Willis at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, inside the Oakland University Art Gallery.

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