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Oakland University doctor’s pandemic prognosis

Oakland University doctor’s pandemic prognosis

Emily Morris, Managing Editor May 6, 2020

Navigating grade school homework, walking the family dog and creating beats for his “bad band” are all being sprinkled into Dr. Roy Soto’s schedule lately. Recently, his time has been continually...

Grant from CDC inspires Pontiac Fit Fest and an active community

Grant from CDC inspires Pontiac Fit Fest and an active community

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2018

On an unusually chilly Saturday morning in June, members of the Pontiac community came together for the grand opening of Pontiac's new adult fitness station or, FitPark, at Beaudette Park. Oakland County...

Work less, sleep more: Workplace stress causes sleep loss

Work less, sleep more: Workplace stress causes sleep loss

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2018

Stress. It seems to be something everybody of all ages is experiencing these days. In studies conducted by the American Psychological Association, millennials feel the effects of stress more than Generation...

The storytellers shared personal moments theyd experienced with their own mothers, children and grandmothers.

Storytelling production connects mothers, community

Women from metro-Detroit gathered during the weekend to share stories of motherhood and celebrate their unique experiences.  On May 1 at St. Andrew’s Hall, the storytelling showcase “Listen To Your...

Friends and family of the OUWB class of 2016 gathered at the Townsend hotel in Birmingham for Match Day, where the seniors discovered their residency destinations. For more photos, visit our Facebook page. 

Emotions run high on Match Day

Melissa Deatsch March 20, 2016

Tears were shed, hugs were given and congratulations were exchanged at Friday’s Match Day for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Class of 2016.At exactly noon, the OUWB graduating...

Board of Trustees meet to discuss renovations, approve bond

Rachel Williams February 24, 2016

A $65 million housing complex and $40 million Oakland Center expansion project were approved by the Oakland University Board of Trustees at its most recent meeting on Feb. 22.  The new residence hall...

Dr. Emery Patchauer introduced a new way of learning by adding hip-hop to his teaching methods. 

Remixing the classroom

Rachel Williams January 17, 2016

Education and hip-hop seem like two separate worlds.  However, Dr. Emery Petchauer has merged these two passions of his to reinvent the way educators encourage participation and creativity in the classroom.Petchauer...

‘Employees Only’ art exhibit open through October 11

September 17, 2015

By Grace TurnerDespite the imposing “Employees Only” sign, all are welcome to the Oakland University Art Gallery to view work by OU’s full-time studio art and graphic design faculty.“I’m always...

Spinning the wheel: then and now

By LeeAnn Brown April 14, 2015

Many of us have tuned in to test our knowledge on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Perhaps, as in many childhoods, it was a group effort when over at the grandparents’ house for weekly dinner.Oakland...

Gilbert is being award for a story on Luke Fleer, regional director of development at OU, which was published as the cover story of Hour Detroits Health Guide magazine in March 2014.

Garry Gilbert recognized by American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Kristen Davis April 7, 2015

Oakland University professor and director of journalism Garry Gilbert will be recognized at the Media Orthopedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) awards held by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons...

The Student Program Board’s Acoustic Coffee House event brought together professional artists and talented students March 25 at Café O’Bears.

Strong coffee, smooth tunes

By Shana Bosley March 29, 2015

Students got over the hump last week with warm coffee and smooth tunes.The Student Program Board’s Acoustic Coffee House event brought together professional artists and talented students March 25 at...

Daniel has been working at OU for the last six years after a career as an adjunct history professor at Wayne State University, and before that, as a professor in France.

Dominique Daniel: the history of a historian

By Kaleigh Jerzykowski March 29, 2015

Ten years ago she was teaching American history at the University of Tours in France’s Noir Valley, but marrying a Michigander changed everything.“That was my opportunity to change careers,” said...

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