The Oakland Post

Students learn sign language through new club

By Kevin Graham

November 3, 2011

Examples of body language are commonplace.  Think about every time the third-base coach signals to a hitter or when Matt Stafford calls an audible at the line of scrimmage — and that’s just sports.Things get a little more...

Meet the GOP stand-ins

By Sarah Wojcik

November 2, 2011

The GOP debate will be held at Oakland University’s O’rena on Nov. 9  and will be aired on CNBC from 8 to 10 p.m. In order for the night to run as smoothly as possible, CNBC is staging a six-hour dress rehearsal the day ...

International students experience cultural differences

By Sarah Wojcik

October 29, 2011

With a growing number of international students on campus at Oakland University and a need to create a positive immersion experience, there are a variety of outlets students can tap into, including ESL club and events sponsored b...

The world behind your water

By Kevin Romanchik

October 26, 2011

“Blue Gold: World Water Wars,” which is a film about the overlooked crisis of U.S. water supply was brought to attention last Wednesday.“Blue Gold: World Water Wars” will continue on Wednesday Oct. 26 with a presentation by Jerry Dennis...

South Indian Percussion visiting Varner Hall

By Kevin Romanchik

October 26, 2011

On Nov. 1, Oakland University’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance (MTD) is inviting Rohan Krishnamurthy, a musician from South India, to campus for students, faculty and guests to experience modern and traditional percussio...

Joining the ranks of worldwide green initiatives

By John Doe

October 25, 2011

As the nation becomes more concerned with being environmentally friendly, Oakland University is moving towards being a “greener” campus.Richard Fekel, director of the Oakland Center, says OU is working to catch up to other state universitie...

OU housing provides a sense of community

By John Doe

October 25, 2011

Housing at Oakland University this semester reached capacity. Students are still living in a nearby hotel. While most OU students commute from home to campus, many utilize the option of moving into the dorms.Jim Zentmeyer, the ...

 

Robot claims third

October 25, 2011

GREEN award presented to professor

By Kevin Graham

October 18, 2011

Tim Larrabee, the head of Oakland University’s elementary science education program for the teacher development and educational studies department, received the Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award for the month of Oct, recognizing...

The Clatter makes a bang

By Sarah Hunton

October 18, 2011

Kim Madeline, a special lecturer in the journalism department, fills two contrasting roles during sun up and sun down.By day, Madeleine teaches at Oakland University and runs his own public relations and marketing firm called KRM Co...

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