The Oakland Post

First biomedical science class graduates

Sarah Lawrence

March 27, 2016

In April, 12 members of the Oakland University College of Arts and Sciences will walk across the stage as the first graduates of the new biomedical sciences program.Introduced in 2012, the biomedical sciences program was designe...

Campus radio station celebrates 50 years on the air

Rachel Wiliams

March 20, 2016

WXOU, the soundtrack of Oakland University, will be celebrating its 50th year on the air on March 24.  WXOU was created in 1966 and is a free-form station. They represent a wide variety of musical and entertainment tastes wi...

Oakland shines a light on autism awareness

Rachel Williams

March 20, 2016

Oakland University will be celebrating World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 with the Light It Up Blue event.  Last year, the event was put on for the first time by the OU Center for Autism (OUCA).  Elliott Tower lit up blue fo...

Alpha Phi Omega offers volunteer and social opportunities for students

Nicole Fontana

March 20, 2016

It is almost spring and many students are beginning to venture outside again.For those students looking to lend a helping hand, the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development has plenty of volunteer opportunities.W...

Student Spotlight: Ashley Fredericks

Nicole Fontana

March 20, 2016

Oakland University prides itself on having well-rounded students who not only excel academically but are also active in the community.Ashley Fredericks is a junior in the School of Health and Sciences who one day hopes to become a dentis...

OU students get involved with deaf community

Cheyanne Kramer

March 15, 2016

Oakland students have the chance to interact with people in their community who communicate primarily through American Sign Language (ASL) in a monthly Deaf Coffee Night.  Drew Marczewski and Jessie Vasquez, both in their firs...

Oakland Arts Review features students worldwide

Cheyanne Kramer

March 13, 2016

The Oakland Arts Review (OAR) started last summer, and will soon grow to allow students to act as editors through the ENG300 course.The OAR is a campus publication with a focus on publishing creative writing pieces, photography samp...

New housing marketing positions encourage creativity

Sarah Lawrence

March 13, 2016

If you are looking for a way to become involved with Oakland University Housing, but missed traditional position deadlines, you’re in luck.After months of deliberation and development of job titles and descriptions, Oakland U...

Oak View residents participate in battle of the wits

Sarah Lawrence

March 7, 2016

On March 5, members of the Oak View House Council partnered together with various Oak View Hall resident assistants to present their annual Trivia Night event.The James Bond-themed event featured a red carpet entrance for the mem...

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