Members of the Oakland Robotics Association were confident on their final day at the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, if also a little nervous about the rainy day potentially throwing off their robot’s GPS sensor and cameras. ” We have a radar sensor that shoots out light,” said Steve Grezebyk, a Masters student in electrical engineering. [...]
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The Oakland Post asked students about their summer plans. Some ambitious Grizzlies are focusing on holding down a job or keeping their eyes on the prize by taking summer courses while others are dreaming of vacations. Senior computer engineering major Michael Cieslinski is sticking around campus to work. “I do computer work, fixing them and stuff. (It’s) [...]
Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Mary Beth Snyder announced her retirement April 29 after nearly two decades at OU. She has been replaced on an interim basis by Dean of Students Glenn McIntosh. During her time as vice president, several new student programs and services were created. The Oakland Center has also [...]
Professor Susmit Suvas was awarded a five year, $1.8 million grant from the National Eye Institute at the Institutes of Health to study a new treatment for herpetic stromal keratitis.
In the last year you may have noticed a common logo across the homepages of all Michigan University websites — or maybe you didn’t. The small icon of the mitten state is located at the very bottom of Oakland University’s website. If you click on it, you can learn lots of juicy details — like who makes the most money at OU.
Every year though, Honors College seniors show off their skills with the presentation of their senior thesis projects. Seniors must find an adviser, present their plans and submit them to a committee made up of both current and retired professors that are experts in a number of fields.
Oakland University's homepage got a facelift this morning as Communications and Marketing unveiled the page’s first redesign in five years.
During the interview process for the job of housing director at Oakland University, a student leader asked Jim Zentmeyer a question which would go on to shape his approach to the job.
Preparations will begin April 1 for the new $30 million residence hall approved in December by the Board of Trustees, according to University Housing Director Jim Zentmeyer.
The 2013 Student Congress Vice Presidential Debate between Maria Arellano and Jibran Ahmed was held before a packed room in Gold Room A of the Oakland Center March 5.
Professor Kathleen Pfeiffer will share excerpts from her memoir about being a stepmother at the DIA. The even will feature interpretive dance performances from dance faculty Thayer Jonutz and Ali Woerner and imagery from cinema studies professor Andrea Eis' "Marinalia."
A new initiative is looking to lend a helping hand to hungry students. The program, backed by Student Congress, would create a student run food pantry on campus. The pantry would be supported by monetary and food-based donations, as well as students willing to volunteer their time.
Oakland University held its inaugural Autism Summit Feb. 21, bringing together various parties to deal with issues related to the care and independence of those with autism and to discuss a way forward.
Student Congress held its elections kickoff event Tuesday, introducing attendees to the three tickets running for the student body presidency. Following introductions, each of the candidates were asked to participate in a drawing activity, where they drew the place they first met their running mate.
OU alumni Tara Michener and Kelly Kozlowski have been named to L. Brooks Patterson's "40 Under 40," a group recognizing young leaders in businesses and the community in Oakland County.
English professor Edward Haworth Hoeppner is one of three finalists for the 2013 Kingsley Tufts poetry award for his book "Blood Prism," which explores memory, politics and age.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, whose daughter has autism, will speak at the event along with University President Gary Russi and SEHS Dean Louis Gallien.
The construction of the Elliott Carillon Tower, to be completed September 2014, will take place in the area between the Oakland Center, Kresge Library and O’Dowd Hall. This addition to Oakland University's campus will necessitate the movement of some picnic tables and hammocks which currently occupy the area.
Writing Center consultant Adrian Schirr has published a young adult romance novel, "Under the Orange Moon."
The boards of control at state universities make key decisions as to the administration of their respective institutions, yet the source of their power and how they come to receive it is often a mystery.