Thursday, April 18, 2019


Health care leaders, providers and engaged community members will gather April 30 and May 1 at Oakland University to discuss the importance of addressing the “upstream” social determinants of health in promoting better “downstream” care as part of the 2019 Healthology Symposium series presented by the OU School of Health Sciences and MedNetOne Health Solutions.


Anna Szala and Rania Bellaaj
Monday, April 15, 2019


Last August, Oakland University’s Department of Psychology welcomed Fulbright scholars Anna Szala and Rania Bellaaj to campus. 



Monday, April 15, 2019


Historic landscapes are important cultural resources that are part of our national heritage. They represent a physical record of the history of a property and reflect a personal account of design trends and styles, social history, and the lifestyles of the owners. 


HOP-UP-PT with Dr. Sara Arena and Dr. Chris Wilson
Monday, April 15, 2019


Dr. Sara Arena and Dr. Chris Wilson, assistant professors of physical therapy at Oakland University, have created the Home-based Older Person Upstreaming Prevention Physical Therapy (HOP-UP-PT) program, which is designed to provide early preventative interventions to senior citizens at risk of being homebound by facilitating partnerships between community centers and local physical therapists.


The logo for the Council for Exceptional Children Michigan
Thursday, April 11, 2019


PSA Office staff Shawna Boomgaard and Adam Leroy attended and presented at the 79th annual MCEC conference held March 5-8th in Grand Rapids.


GM's Kristen Siemen with Take 2 program
Thursday, April 11, 2019


Kristen Siemen —  an alumna of Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science — has been overseeing a program through General Motors (GM) that provides training and development opportunities for men and women returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.


Alex Johnston
Wednesday, April 10, 2019


Alex Johnston was a freshman when he started as a clinical volunteer in the emergency department at a Detroit area hospital. After seeing several patients lose their life to heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest, the now senior biology major says he grew curious about the events that lead to heart attacks and how to prevent them. 


Wilson and Human Relations Award recipients
Tuesday, April 09, 2019


Each spring, the Oakland University Board of Trustees takes time to recognize three senior students for distinguishing themselves as outstanding scholars and leaders on campus and in the community. 


2019 Googasian Awards
Thursday, April 04, 2019


In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the advancement of women at Oakland University, Stephanie J. Lee, administrative associate to the Provost, has been named the 2019 Phyllis Law Googasian Award winner.



Thursday, April 04, 2019


The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Behavioral Endocrinology, just published by the Oxford University Press, is edited by Oakland University’s Associate Professor of Psychology, Lisa L.M. Welling, Ph.D., and Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology Todd K. Shackelford, Ph.D.


Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System
Thursday, April 04, 2019


Oakland University’s Department of Human Development and Child Studies, in collaboration with the Oakland University Center for Autism*, will present “Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 in the Golf and Learning Center Building at 464 Golf View Lane in Rochester.


Venkat Reddy and V. Everett Kinsey
Wednesday, April 03, 2019


Oakland University’s vision statement pledges to “unlock the potential of individuals and leave a lasting impact on the world through the transformative power of education and research.” 



Wednesday, April 03, 2019


For a seventh year, Oakland University is holding its Summer Career Camps for 14- to 18-year-old teens at the OU Anton/Frankel Center in Mount Clemens.The career camps are a unique pre-college experience to help motivated and ambitious college-bound teens choose a college major and future career.



Tuesday, April 02, 2019


The Oakland University community will gather in the Oakland Center Winter Garden at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 for a remembrance event honoring faculty, staff, retirees and students who passed away during the past year. RSVP’s are requested.


a historic sign at meadow brook hall explaining it's history
Monday, April 01, 2019


Meadow Brook Hall — the historic home built by Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred Wilson, who donated their 1,500-acre estate, its buildings and $2 million to what would become Oakland University — is hosting a “once-in-a-lifetime” estate sale on Friday, May 3.



Monday, April 01, 2019


Oakland University's food service provider and partner, Chartwells, was inspired by The Ellen DeGeneres Show & Cheerios' mission to fill the world with good!


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