Graduating seniors are encouraged to leave a gift of $20.13 to aid future students, but the committee welcomes donations of any amount. Money raised will be applied toward scholarships, according to the Senior Class Gift Committee.
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Inner Door Center, a Royal Oak based yoga center, visited OU to discuss eating disorders and the healing power of yoga.
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.
All OU night classes and campus events are cancelled, according to Ted Montgomery, director of media relations at OU. Meadow Brook Hall, Meadow Brook Theatre and athletics have the right to determine whether or not they will cancel their events, however.
University to host “Bye Bye Barbie! Fighting Media Messages”; Eating disorder screenings offered by counseling center; Freshmen invited to Michigan Science Center field trip; University to show documentary for eating disorder awareness week
Oakland welcomed 28 university dance programs in the East-Central Conference Feb. 20- 23 for the 40th American College Dance Festival Association.
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.
For the second year in a row, the Greater Rochester Area Branch of American Association of University Women will sponsor an essay contest for students to help observe Women’s History Month. The subject of the essay, “A Woman of Importance to Me,” is meant to recognize women who have made a difference on a personal level or a larger scale.
A nationwide search has been ongoing for a permanent dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oakland University. In the fall of 2012, a committee was formed and is currently working with a search firm called Academic Search to find candidates. There are 12 members in the committee and professor and chair of the psychology department, Todd Shackelford, is serving as committee chair.
Suspicious person in P1; Vehicles damaged by student; iPad stolen from Science and Engineering Building
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.
Over the next six hours, the National Weather Service predicts freezing rain and sleet, which will mix with snow by 8 p.m. Snowfall of less than a half an inch is expected to accumulate through 9 p.m and an accumulation of 3-5 inches of snow is expected by Wednesday morning.
Oakland University Student Congress gained a new legislator today. Louie Alkasmikha is a fourth year international relations and philosophy major, and has been involved with OUSC for three years.
Oakland University women’s head basketball coach Beckie Francis has won the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Most Courageous Award for her efforts to raise awareness for child sexual abuse victims.
Oakland University's radio station WXOU has been selected as a top 10 contender for the 2013 mtvU College Radio Woodie Award, after being narrowed down from a group of 25.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, whose daughter has autism, will speak at the event along with University President Gary Russi and SEHS Dean Louis Gallien.
Dave Dulio, search committee chair, said the process started in August 2012 when the committee formed. It also decided to hire an additional search firm to help the search committee. The committee decided on the search firm Academic Search to aid in the process of hiring a new provost. Both groups began meeting in September 2012.
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.
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.
Beaver, who works as the Sports Editor of The Oakland Post, was selected through an online voting process on the MLB FanCave website.