Identity theft on campus On May 6, a staff member received a letter from Credit Card Services in Fargo, ND regarding a credit card application. The letter was sent to acquire additional information. The staff member did not send the application. But, the application was made with her information via a computer at a bank [...]
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As the fall semester approaches, Oakland University will gain a new Dean to head the College of Arts and Science. Kevin Corcoran, PhD., will be taking the reins over July 1, and he is bringing a fresh perspective to the position. Corcoran is familiar with the title of dean, being the Dean for the College [...]
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 [...]
“How many portraits are made each day now, because of these?” asked Dick Goody, director of the OUAG and acting chair of the university’s Art Department. “The Roving Eye: Aura and the Contemporary Portrait,” was an exhibition formally opened at Oakland University’s Art Gallery in January. Two artists who showcased their work at the exhibition [...]
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.
According to an email from Oakland University President Dr. Gary Russi, Dr. Mary Beth Snyder has announced her retirement.
Kevin Corcoran, a professor in the department of psychological sciences and former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern Kentucky University, has accepted the university’s offer to become the new permanent dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oakland University.
Photos by Dylan Dulberg
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.
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Oakland University’s Physical Therapy Program held its first Anatomy Memorial Ceremony April 11 to honor body donations.
Possible assault on campus; Student’s car damaged in P1; Money stolen from Recreation and Athletic Center desk
The groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming $30 million housing complex commenced in a crowded tent in Parking Lot 5 April 16.
Fiction writer Alison Espach visited the Oakland Center April 9 to do a reading from her debut novel “The Adults.” The author, who currently teaches creative writing at Providence College in Rhode Island (I couldn’t find her on the college’s faculty list), answered questions and read chapters from her novel at the event sponsored by [...]
According to Search Committee Chair and Political Science Professor Dave Dulio, three of the four provost candidates are scheduled to tour OU’s campus within the next month. The committee is working with the fourth candidate to schedule a tour.
New Student Body President Brandon Hanna was sworn into Oakland University Student Congress April 8, alongside his running mate Jibran Ahmed and their new executive board. The executive board is now made up of Student Activities Funding Board Chair Phillip Johnson, a sophomore and economics major.
iPhone 4S 16GB was stolen; OUPD responded to a call on a reference to a possible fight; OU police officers dispatched to West Vandenburg Hall for domestic assault
Were you at the First Amendment Free Food Festival yesterday? If you weren’t, look through this slideshow to see what you missed: Photos by Dylan Dulberg
The Michigan Pinball Expo was on campus for the fourth consecutive year this past weekend. The event, sponsored by Jersey Jack Pinball, featured more than 125 classic, new and custom pinball machines, as well as tournaments and keynote speakers.
The Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate Program offers students an opportunity to examine the power of a human-animal bond. The program was created in 2007 by Amy Johnson, special projects coordinator of the School of Nursing.
Reanna Douglas, an Oakland University student who was charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, was handcuffed and taken into custody April 1 after her pre-trial hearing at the Oakland County 6th Circuit Court.