The Oakland Post

Stephanie J. Lee receives 2019 Phyllis Law Googasian Award

Taylor Crumley, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

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After being a part of the Oakland University community for 30 years and working every day toward the advancement of womanhood, Stephanie J. Lee, administrative assistant to the provost, was presented with the 2019 Phyllis Law Googa...

2018 Miss Mid-Michigan battles pageant misconceptions

Rachel Basela, Contributor

April 10, 2019

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In 2018, the swimsuit competition portion of the Miss America Organization was removed. Many people who follow the pageant saw this as a step in the direction of liberating women instead of judging them based on their appearance....

From passion to invention: professor develops breakthrough study to aid in concussion testing

Taylor Crumley, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

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A study that examined over 10,000 male and female athletes ages 8 to 21 and was published in the Journal of Athletic Training is helping concussion detection in athletics become more advanced. The study is titled “Normative Data for th...

Writing professor takes a new approach to students’ learning

Taylor Crumley, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

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The 2019 Best of Journals in Rhetoric and Composition is a collection that features the finest scholarly work in the industry. Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D., is an associate professor of writing and rhetoric at Oakland University and was r...

Public relations professor hails from Taiwan, looks at immigration crisis

Jordan Jewell, Engagement Editor

April 3, 2019

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Taiwan native, Chiaoning Su, began teaching journalism and public relations at Oakland University in 2016. With a background in politics and a 5/5 RateMyProfessor rating, Su has quickly become what many consider an asset to the O...

Students and grandparents — social norms can change with generational shifts

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

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The Silent Generation, the age where many of our grandparents were born, occurred over 70 years ago. They had different ideals, ways of living and social norms that, according to Pew Research, have shifted over the years. Millennials and Generation Z members have stepped out of their comfort zones when it comes to women in th...

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