Mary Stein
Monday, August 10, 2020


With help from her students in Oakland University’s Teacher Development and Educational Studies program, OU Professor Mary Stein created innovative kits to bring science to elementary students at the International Technology Academy in Pontiac, Mich. who were impacted by the school’s closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


An image welcoming OUWB's Class of 2024
Friday, August 07, 2020


A video celebrating Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 was released Friday — the culmination of a busy orientation week for the school’s tenth class of medical students.



An image of OUWB student Majd Faraj and World Medical Relief CEO George Samson
Thursday, August 06, 2020


A campaign led by a medical student from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine has raised enough money to send about $2 million worth — so far — of much-needed medical supplies to Lebanon.



Dodge Hall 201
Thursday, August 06, 2020


As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Oakland University faculty and staff are working to ensure that students have access to the classes and services they need, in an environment that protects health and safety. For the Fall 2020 semester, Oakland will offer a range of learning options, including in-person, online and hybrid classes. 


Salazar family
Wednesday, August 05, 2020


Oakland University’s Environmental Health and Safety program helped Chase and Jessica Salazar transform their shared passion for helping others into successful careers as EHS professionals.


An image of two students from OUWB's Class of 2024 wearing noodle hats
Tuesday, August 04, 2020


With the help of some pool noodles and plenty of open outdoor space, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s newest class got to know faculty members and classmates a little better Monday.



Tonya Allen & Bobby Schostak
Tuesday, August 04, 2020


At its formal meeting on August 3, the Oakland University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Tonya Allen as chair and Robert (Bobby) Schostak as vice chair of the Board.


An image of OUWB Interim Dean Duane Mezwa and Class of 2024 student Gabrielle Rowlison
Monday, August 03, 2020


Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 kicked off a week of orientation Sunday, as the school’s newest class took a big step toward becoming physicians. 



Alumni Awards
Monday, August 03, 2020


Oakland University has announced the recipients of the 2020 Alumni Awards, which recognize alumni and supporters who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas. 


An image of Nahrain Putris in OU's Eye Research Institute lab
Thursday, July 30, 2020


Researchers from Oakland University are studying if fingertip blood test kits — similar to the kind used by diabetics to check blood sugar — can be used to determine if individuals have COVID-19 antibodies.



Online course
Tuesday, July 28, 2020


With nearly 60 percent of the world’s population online, the internet is a vital resource in today’s ever-changing world. In fact, internet users are anticipated to spend a cumulative 1.25 billion years online this year alone. Developing the skills to harness this technology offers a clear advantage that can open doors to coveted positions, projects and promotions. 


An image of OUWB student Majd Faraj
Friday, July 24, 2020


A campaign to send desperately needed medical supplies to Lebanon is being led by a second-year medical student from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.



10 Within 10 Young Alumni Awards
Thursday, July 23, 2020


The Oakland University Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Chapter has announced the Young Alumni “10 Within 10” class of 2020 awardees. 


Evan Tsang
Thursday, July 23, 2020


In response to the shortage of COVID-19 testing in the United States, Oakland University alumni Evan Tsang and his business partner, Erik Bogaard, have formed Task Force Lab (TFL), a California-based company that provides on-site testing to group living facilities and businesses.


An image of Najah Bazzy after receiving an honorary degree from Oakland University.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020


A 2019 CNN Hero who has helped more than 2 million families globally through a nonprofit she started in a minivan has been conferred with an Oakland University honorary doctorate degree.



Najah Bazzy
Wednesday, July 22, 2020


A 2019 CNN Hero who has helped more than 2 million families globally through a nonprofit she started in a minivan has been conferred with an Oakland University honorary doctorate degree. 


A person using a laptop and a second monitor to build a website.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020


With nearly 60% of the world’s population online, the internet is a vital resource in today’s ever-changing world. In fact, internet users are anticipated to spend a cumulative 1.25 billion years online this year alone. Developing the skills to harness this technology offers a clear advantage that can open doors to coveted positions, projects and promotions. 


Brandy A. Randall
Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Following a successful national search, Brandy A. Randall, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as dean of the Graduate School at Oakland University. Her position with OU will become effective on August 1, 2020.


An image of OUWB medical student Meghan Brown
Friday, July 17, 2020


When OUWB medical student Meghan Brown made a grocery store run on April 25, she didn’t expect it would be a life-changing — and life-saving — experience.



Kristin Landis-Piwowar
Thursday, July 16, 2020


Dr. Kristin Landis-Piwowar, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Oakland University and professor of clinical and diagnostic sciences, has been named ASCLS –Michigan Member of the Year by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.


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