Fall Showcase 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company will present their annual Fall Showcase from Thursday, Dec. 5 through Saturday Dec. 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus.


Humble Design
Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Utilizing “Lean Thinking,” Oakland University Industrial and Systems Engineering students Monisha Vasudeva and Sagar Bajaj have been helping Humble Design — a nonprofit that furnishes homes for individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness — improve their operations and optimize the space inside the organization’s warehouse in Pontiac, Mich.


Lisa Leslie
Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.


Students from Hadassah 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019


Yanay Simhon has learned a lot in his six years of medical school, but has never experienced the kind of education like he’s had in the past month at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.


Sean Ferguson
Monday, November 18, 2019


The first floor of Kresge Library is home to Oakland University Archives and Special Collections, a vast trove of books, newspapers, photos, microfilms, audio/visual materials and artifacts. Many are centuries old and held exclusively by OU Libraries. 


group photo of Caniff Liberty Academy staff, some holding certificates
Thursday, November 14, 2019


Caniff Liberty Academy held their annual staff celebration event, “Mission Possible” at the Henry Ford Museum.


Meadow Brook Holiday Walk
Thursday, November 14, 2019


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Meadow Brook Hall’s annual Holiday Walk will return for the 48th season, bringing unmatched holiday splendor and an enchanting series of events from Friday, Nov. 29 through Monday, Dec. 23. 


Benjamin Olsen
Thursday, November 14, 2019


Upon graduating from Oakland University’s Master of Public Administration program last April, Benjamin Olsen’s career in public service was already taking shape. He recently started a job as program coordinator at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, D.C. 


Amanda Xi last day of residency
Tuesday, November 12, 2019


A graduate of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s charter class has been appointed to the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital — part of an “incredible journey” that she says traces to her first interview day at OUWB.


Lori Crose and Nelson Baker
Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Lori Crose, director of Professional and Continuing Education at OU, was recently honored at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Super Regional Conference with the Outstanding Leadership Award for the association's Central Region.  


Macomb-OU Incubator - Cybersecurity program
Monday, November 11, 2019


Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.


Maria Zehnder standing, smiling with arms crossed in business attire in an office
Friday, November 08, 2019


With an accounting degree from Oakland University, experience in competitive gymnastics, and an internal drive to set and achieve challenging goals, Maria (Fernanda) Zehnder, ACC ’03, steered her career to lead finance positions at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).


Chris Cooper with poster
Friday, November 08, 2019


An Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School student project has identified problems with Michigan’s prescription-tracking database — and local officials hope it helps tackle the state’s devastating opioid addiction epidemic.


Blue Stockings
Wednesday, November 06, 2019


The men were firmly planted at Cambridge University until young women arrived. Were they really allowed to be there?Witness the intellectual excitement of 1896, when gender and love become part of the equation as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents the play Blue Stockings from Nov. 14 through Nov. 24 at the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.


Teddy Bear Clinic 1a
Tuesday, November 05, 2019


Patients at Beaumont Children’s Hospital, Royal Oak, recently learned the basics of applying casts, reading X-rays, inserting IVs, and more, all with the help of students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.


OU Veterans
Monday, November 04, 2019


Oakland University’s Office of Veterans Support Services, in collaboration with various campus and community partners, will recognize the contributions of veterans at OU, and across the nation, with a series of events from November 11-15.


V. Thande Sulé 1A
Friday, November 01, 2019


The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Diversity Lecture Series continues in November and December with two events.



Friday, November 01, 2019


More than 300 Oakland University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are expected to walk in the 44th Annual Macomb County Santa Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23.


Jennifer Lucarelli and Laurel Stevenson
Thursday, October 31, 2019


Oakland University professors Laurel Stevenson and Jennifer Lucarelli will oversee a new grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund that will expand the university’s collaborative efforts to promote healthy living in and around the city of Pontiac. 



Thursday, October 31, 2019


Kenneth Mitton, Ph.D., professor in the Oakland University Eye Research Institute (ERI) and principal investigator, along with co-investigators on the grant, ophthalmologists Michael Trese, M.D., and Kimberley Drenser, M.D., Ph.D. at Retinal Solutions, LLC, has been awarded two significant grant funding awards to investigate a drug for potential retinal regeneration.


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Director of Campus Communications
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Sports Information:
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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
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Music, Theatre and Dance Department:
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Publicist
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Oakland University Art Gallery:
Dick Goody
OUAG Director
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