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OU students learn tropical field ecology in Ecuador

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter July 1, 2022

For the week of April 22 through May 2, Oakland University students traveled to Ecuador to participate in a week-long Tropical Field Ecology study abroad program. The trip allowed students to explore various...

OU hosts group of Pakistani educators

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter June 15, 2022

This summer, Oakland University’s Office of Global Engagement is hosting a group of 20 secondary education teachers from Pakistan. During their five-week stay, the educators will participate in Exchange...

‘The Living Classroom’ receives two Bronze Telly Awards

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

Sarah Griffith and Jon-Paul Bakaric released a video called “The Living Classroom” in April, and now the video has won two Telly Awards — Bronze Winner for Sound and Sound Design and Bronze Winner...

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

June 13 BOT meeting: $9 million O’Dowd renovations, student liaisons leaving, Nursing dean speaks

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

The Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for the first time since the end of the winter semester to bid farewell to the School of Nursing Dean Judy Didion and student liaisons Amanda Wewer and...

Klein Center for Culture and Globalization to be led by Chiaoning Su

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor June 15, 2022

Chiaoning Su has been selected by Oakland University to serve as director of the Barry M. Klein Center for Culture and Globalization. The Klein Center’s vision is to promote national and international...

An audience of alumni, faculty and supporters of Kresge Library gather outside its main doors as Oakland University Dean of University Libraries Polly Boruff-Jones shares words about the history of Kresge Library. The library celebrated the 60th anniversary of its dedication to the Kresge Foundation last week.

Kresge Library celebrates 60th anniversary of dedication

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor May 18, 2022

Kresge Library was recognized and celebrated on May 12 in honor of the 60th anniversary of its dedication to Oakland University. The event featured guest speakers of the past and present telling their...

Doors to the Grizz Dome are all thats left standing following the collapse of the facility.

Grizz Dome athletics facility deflates, collapses completely

Jeff Thomas and Matthew Scheidel February 19, 2022

Amid winter weather conditions early Saturday morning, on-campus athletic facility the Grizz Dome collapsed completely. While the situation is still being investigated, it is believed that a campus-wide...

Sexual assault reported on campus

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, the campus community was sent a timely notice about an attempted sexual assault that was reported to the Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) earlier that day, and took place...

President Pescovitz alongside members of her cabinet and the Board of Trustees at Mondays BOT meeting.

Oct. 11 BOT meeting: research, investments and new faculty contract

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 13, 2021

On Oct. 11, the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met to discuss the acceptance of gifts and pledges to OU, to vote on the acceptance of union collective bargaining agreements from the OU Campus...

Chair of the Board of Trustees Tonya Allen at her last meeting sitting beside President Ora Pescovitz. With less than three weeks before students return to campus, the BOT hosted a meeting and discussed the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, faculty contract negotiations and  a new chair and vice chair.

August 12 BOT meeting: vaccination plan, new board chair and vice chair

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor August 12, 2021

The Board of Trustees (BOT) met on Thursday, Aug. 12 in Ballroom A to discuss the university’s COVID-19 vaccination plan, board chair and vice chair elections and faculty negotiations.  President’s...

Students working out at OUs rec center. The center is open to members of the campus community.

OU’s rec center is inviting students back

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor July 28, 2021

Fitness at Oakland University allows students to get more in contact with their physical selves, but the Recreation Center is striving to go even further than just the physical aspects of working out and...

The southern view of OUs award-winning Human Health Building. The impeccably designed structure has been open to students since 2012 and is still receiving recognition from the Rochester community.

Human Health Building awarded the 2021 Best of Rochester Award

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor June 30, 2021

The Human Health Building (HHB) on Oakland University's campus is an environmentally-friendly building that stands out in the Rochester community. People recognize this building and all it has to offer. The...

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