1. DAVID BECKER Adjuct Professor of Chemistry “(The stuff on my door) is there for students,” he said. “Colleges and universities are so often more than a little bit leftist and Oakland University is no exception. I would like all students to first of all enjoy the items on my door, but especially to realize [...]
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ANGELA KAISER Assistant Professor of Social Work Kaiser’s door is decorated with a poster created by students during National Sociology Month. “I play drums in a band as a hobby, so they thought it would be funny to go with a music theme and used the Kiss poster, but altered the name to my last [...]
Scientists and intellectuals across the country will meet at Oakland University this October to share stem cell research information at the second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy.
Oakland University graduates, Constance O’Malley and Debra Guido-Allen, have been recently been promoted to vice president positions at Troy Beaumont Hospital.
In lieu of Provost Virinder Moudgil’s departure from Oakland University, a national search will be conducted in order to choose the next best candidate. In the meantime, Interim Provost Susan Awbrey will serve in his place.
Although most enjoy cheering for their own country during the summer Olympics, two former Oakland University swimmers will be giving OU students a reason to be proud of their university. Line Jensen swam at OU and will be competing in the triathlon event for Denmark in London. She graduated from OU with honors in biochemistry [...]
At a time when teen pregnancy is at a record low, according to a Center for Disease Control’s report, Maci Bookout’s lecture about her teen pregnancy seems to come at a time when dialogue about such topics seems to be opening up.
Men and women across the state are uniting for a protest rally on April 28 at the state capitol in Lansing. The rally, which was organized by an organization called 'Unite Women,' aims to raise awareness for women’s rights and particularly reproductive rights and include both genders in the process.
Undecided about your major? Well, the Board of Trustees has approved two new undergraduate majors and a new graduate program for the 2012-2013 school year.
At Oakland University, there is a difference between OU policy and law. This means there are policy violations the police cannot enforce.
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine may be called a school, but it has no physical location. Because of this, many buildings across campus must be modified to accommodate the needs of a medical school.
The Deck Art 2012 competition, which was founded in 2011 by the Firebrick Gallery and Pottery Studio and the South Street Skate Shop, combines art and skateboarding. Artists of all ages are able to put their own art on a skateboard deck and submit it to be judged for competition.
With the advent of e-books, the idea of a physical textbook may seem silly. With just one click, students can download a five pound textbook to their laptops, which they would be carrying around anyway. This also gives students an excuse to have their laptop open during class. To some students at Oakland University, however, this is not the case.
Similar to online marketplace etsy.com, the Rust Belt Market, located at 9 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue in Ferndale, is a place for creative small business owners to come and present their goods to the community. However, unlike Etsy, there are no shipping charges.
Among the intricate wood carvings and the stained pain glass windows of historic Meadow Brook Hall, over 100 professionals from around the Metro Detroit area gathered at the “Stem Cell Michigan Meeting” to discuss stem cells and recent findings that had been made on the subject.
In the near future, President Gary Russi hopes Oakland University will be home to over 25,000 students, according to Academic Advisor Michael Brennan.
Oakland University’s Women and Gender Studies Film Festival is celebrating its 28th year with Jennifer Siebel’s documentary “Miss Representation.”
David Marek, a Traverse City native freelance filmmaker, created “Somewhere West.” The film follows the road travels of Ian, a young man with brain cancer, while he searches for a beautiful place to spend his final days. He attempts to spend his last days in solitude. The relationships with people he meets along the way surprise him.
The newest dance team at Oakland University, Vitality, is looking to gain recognition for the dance talents at beyond Oakland University’s campus.
The Baldwin Center, located in Pontiac, serves members of the community, from the homeless that come to eat at the center, to the volunteers who serve the meals. The center offers a variety of services, including a soup kitchen, a clothes closet and educational services for youth and adults.