The Oakland Post

PSA scholarship open to former OU charter students

Katie Valley, Content Editor

January 22, 2020

Incoming freshmen and currently enrolled students who graduated from a school chartered by Oakland University can now apply for a $3,000 renewable competitive scholarship through the Office of Public School Academies (PSA) for the ...

CETL Study Tips: Asking for help shows strength, not weakness

Christina Moore, CETL Virtual Faculty Developer

January 22, 2020

It seems obvious that asking questions or for help means you don’t get it when you should. The simple truth is that most of us don’t “get it,” so those who ask for help are the ones who do something about it, and doin...

Student body recognized for political involvement, civic engagement

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awarded Oakland University a gold seal for its student voting rate ranging between 40 and 49%.  The award is due to OU’s  47.4% voting rate in the 2018 midterm elections, a 22.4% i...

AAA helps OUWB medical students prepare for winter weather driving

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

This year’s Michigan weather can make out-of-state students at Oakland University feel concerned. With its annual average temperature increased by more than 2 degrees, Michigan is no longer the state with the weather many ...

Snow can’t stop the public humanities

Katelyn Hill, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

Even though the snow cancelled school, it couldn’t stop the Center for Public Humanities’ kickoff event, “Envisioning the Public Humanities” on Saturday, Jan. 18. Oakland University’s new center was co-founded by Dr. John Cor...

Students expand ecology skills in Ecuador

Bridget Janis, Contributor

January 22, 2020

The BIO 4333 study abroad trip to Ecuador gave 11 students the opportunity to experience tropical ecosystems firsthand.  The trip, which was taught by associate professor Scott Tiegs, allowed students to go high up in ele...

Keeper of the Dream celebration asks: Why not me?

Michael Pearce, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

The annual Keeper of the Dream celebration took place in the Founders Ballroom on Monday, Jan. 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. WNBA champion and Hall of Fame athlete Lisa Leslie delivered the keynote speech, asking the recipients...

Excellence in Academic Advising initiative launches on campus

Rachel Yim, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Named as one of 12 institutions in the Urban Ecosystems Cohort of the Excellence in Academic Advising (EAA), Oakland University recently took another step forward in ensuring student success. As stated on the EAA’s website, the EAA is...

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