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Professor Susan McCarty (left) and Professor Alison Powell (right) admiring some of the art in recent volumes of The Oakland Arts Review.

The people behind The Oakland Arts Review: OU’s international undergrad literary arts journal

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2022

Now in its seventh volume, OU’s international undergraduate literary arts journal The Oakland Arts Review (OAR) is still chugging along — giving students professional publishing and editing experience...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English Alison Powell.

Letter to the editor: Contract negotiations, the bond between professors and students

Alison Powell, Contributor August 24, 2021

Dear Grizzlies:  Like the word “gerrymandering,” the phrase “contract negotiations” seems designed to make you tune out. Don’t. What’s happening in the contract negotiations between Oakland’s...

Powell has taught at Oakland University since 2014. Her new book “The Art of Perpetuation” draws inspiration from a life of movement and an innate desire to grow and make sense of the world around her.

Professor Alison Powell releases book, reflects on COVID-19 learning

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

With her own unique brand of humor and enthusiasm, Oakland University English Professor  Alison Powell has been holding down literature courses and poetry workshops ever since she arrived at OU in 2014....

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...

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