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OU students learn tropical field ecology in Ecuador

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter July 1, 2022

For the week of April 22 through May 2, Oakland University students traveled to Ecuador to participate in a week-long Tropical Field Ecology study abroad program. The trip allowed students to explore various...

OU hosts group of Pakistani educators

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter June 15, 2022

This summer, Oakland University’s Office of Global Engagement is hosting a group of 20 secondary education teachers from Pakistan. During their five-week stay, the educators will participate in Exchange...

‘The Living Classroom’ receives two Bronze Telly Awards

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

Sarah Griffith and Jon-Paul Bakaric released a video called “The Living Classroom” in April, and now the video has won two Telly Awards — Bronze Winner for Sound and Sound Design and Bronze Winner...

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

The Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the first time since the end of the winter semester to bid farewell to the School of Nursing Dean Judy Didion and student liaisons Amanda Wewer and...

Klein Center for Culture and Globalization to be led by Chiaoning Su

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

Chiaoning Su has been selected by Oakland University to serve as director of the Barry M. Klein Center for Culture and Globalization. The Klein Center’s vision is to promote national and international...

Ahead of the primary election on August 7, representatives Stevens (left) and Levin (right) took to OUs campus for a debate.

OU hosts Andy Levin, Haley Stevens for primary debate

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 1, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, Oakland University hosted a primary debate between Andy Levin and Haley Stevens, the incumbent democratic representatives for the 10th and 11th Districts, respectively. The race...

An audience of alumni, faculty and supporters of Kresge Library gather outside its main doors as Oakland University Dean of University Libraries Polly Boruff-Jones shares words about the history of Kresge Library. The library celebrated the 60th anniversary of its dedication to the Kresge Foundation last week.

Kresge Library celebrates 60th anniversary of dedication

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

Kresge Library was recognized and celebrated on May 12 in honor of the 60th anniversary of its dedication to Oakland University. The event featured guest speakers of the past and present telling their...

Britt Rios-Ellis, OU Provost  and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Jennifer Berne, OCC Provost, respectively, at the signing ceremony at OU.

OCC students can transfer more credits for graphic design degree programs at OU

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director May 18, 2022

Leaders from Oakland Community College (OCC) and Oakland University took part in a signing ceremony on April 7, 2022, adopting a new transfer articulation agreement between both schools to create a simpler...

Sarah Bodnar has joined the CMI staff as their newest CORE Coordinator.

Center for Multicultural Initiatives welcomes new CORE Coordinator

Tori Coker, Content Editor May 18, 2022

The Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) is welcoming Oakland University alum Sarah Bodnar to their staff as the newest coordinator for their CORE (Collectively Oakland Retains Everyone) program. Bodnar...

University announces removal of campus mask mandate

University announces removal of campus mask mandate

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 21, 2022

Today, the university announced an update on its campus-wide mask mandate stating that effective Tuesday, May 3, masks will no longer be required on campus besides for patient care sites such as Graham...

President Pescovitz and BOT Chair Robert Schostak during February’s Board of Trustees meeting. At yesterdays meeting, a new $25 million in spending was approved to acquire an off-campus learning facility.

April 14 BOT meeting: New $25 million acquisition, new program, award winners

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 15, 2022

Thursday the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for one last time this semester to talk about a new program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IDH), the approval of the...

The Meadow Brook Ball returned last week after its pandemic hiatus.

Meadow Brook Ball returns with Glitter and Gold

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter April 13, 2022

After a two-year gap caused by the pandemic, the Meadow Brook Ball has finally returned to Oakland University. This year’s ball took place on April 8 in the Meadow Brook Mansion at 8:00 p.m., offering...

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