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NASA’s James Webb telescope reveals astonishing photos of the universe

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor July 20, 2022

After launching the James Webb Telescope (JWST) into orbit on Christmas Day 2021, NASA finally unveiled a series of extraordinary photos captured from deep space.  NASA describes JWST as an “infrared...

Lauren Podell will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Student to Professional Conference on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Lauren Podell to highlight 6th annual Student to Professional Conference

By Kristen Davis October 7, 2015

Oakland University alumna and current news anchor and reporter for Metro Detroit’s WDIV-TV Local 4 Lauren Podell will star as the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Student to Professional Conference...

Hip hop gets grrrly at upcoming film fest

Oona Goodin-Smith April 2, 2014

There will be a riot at Oakland University this Saturday, April 5. Participants are encouraged to bring open minds, stomachs, and a healthy dose of street.Progressive hip hop artist Insite the Riot, alongside...

Pure Michigan Panel invites Detroit professionals to share experiences, opportunities

Pure Michigan Panel invites Detroit professionals to share experiences, opportunities

By Andrew Wernette March 11, 2014

Pure Michigan held a panel of guest speakers on Thursday, March 6 at Oakland University in the Fireside Lounge to discuss Detroit’s economic and job potential. The guest speakers were all professionals...

SPB Annual Spring Concert cancelled due to scheduling conflicts

By Kaylee Kean March 5, 2014

The Student Program Board’s Annual Spring Concert, featuring Jason Derulo as the headlining act, has been cancelled. The concert, to be held at the Meadow Brook Music Festival, had originally been scheduled...

Tastes of Africa

Tastes of Africa

By Kaylee Kean February 10, 2014

The Oakland University Center for Multicultural Initiatives held its annual Taste of Africa Gala Friday Feb. 7 to celebrate African and African American culture.The event, which took place in the banquet...

OU hosts 2nd annual student retention and completion conference

OU hosts 2nd annual student retention and completion conference

By Ali DeRees February 10, 2014

The second annual High-Impact Practices: Creating a Culture of Completion Conference was held Wednesday, Feb. 5 and Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy. The two-day conference featured three...

Alina, daughter of Fidel Castro to visit OU

By Kailee Mathias September 10, 2013

Alina Fernandez, Fidel Castro’s daughter, will be sharing her personal memories of growing up in Cuba with Oakland University on Monday, Sept. 23.“She’s a very powerful woman with a great story to...

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