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Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at OU commencement

Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at OU commencement

Payton Bucki, Content Editor May 7, 2023

Governor Gretchen Whitmer served as the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony for Oakland University graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences on April 28. In Whitmer’s address, she emphasized...

University officials continue to navigate a lack of classroom space on campus so students can learn in person in the fall.

Dean’s Office, Office of the Registrar relieve classroom space concerns

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor March 30, 2022

In February and early March, the lack of classroom space at Oakland University shocked the Spanish Department's students and faculty who feared the possibility of many Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 classes...

The average cost of course materials equates to the cost of over two credit hours at OU.

University efforts to promote affordable course materials

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter March 23, 2022

During the 2019-2020 academic school year, the average cost of materials and textbooks for a full-time undergraduate student reached almost $1,300 at public universities. At OU, the baseline tuition rate...

The healthcare and natural sciences exploration fair is slated for Friday, March 18.

Explore opportunities in healthcare and natural sciences on March 18

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter March 9, 2022

On Friday, March 18, students can discover opportunities in healthcare and natural sciences at the Exploration Fair presented by Career Services, which will occur in Oakland Center Banquet Room A from...

The film “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha” follows three women and their lives in Afghanistan. The OU community was presented this movie during the Afghan Women Film Festival.

OU hosts Afghan Women’s Festival to spread awareness

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor November 24, 2021

With big news always happening around the world and in other countries, Oakland University’s Film Studies and Production program, along with the College of Arts and Sciences, Student Affairs and Diversity,...

New Dean of OUs College of Arts and Sciences Elaine K. Carey.

College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Elaine Carey as New Dean

Tori Coker, Content Editor September 8, 2021

Dr. Elaine Carey is an accomplished historian, acclaimed scholar and passionate academic leader. This year, she adds dean of Oakland University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the vast list of roles...

Left to right: Andrea Knutson, Megan Peiser and Ashleigh Dubie doing research while crafting OUs Land Acknowledgement Statement.

The people behind OU’s Land Acknowledgement Statement

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

In what Campus Communications deemed “an explicit gesture intended to cultivate a mutually beneficial dialogue,” Oakland University officially adopted the OU Land Acknowledgement Statement last month....

Marie Moeller and the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) held an open forum as part of the search for a new CAS dean.

CAS dean candiate Moeller takes part in forum

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

As part of its search for a new dean, the Oakland University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted an open forum with candidate Marie E. Moeller on Friday, Jan. 29. Hosted by Joseph Shiverly, CAS...

The Graduate Open House will have information about admission requirements, the application process, and financial aid and payment options

Graduate Open House returns

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Reporter October 18, 2016

Oakland University Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning will host a Graduate Open House on Oct. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. to educate individuals on more than 130 doctorate, master’s and graduate certificate...

College of Arts & Sciences seeks new associate dean

The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for a new Associate Dean.The College accepted applications through August 9 and is now reviewing them. The search began after Dr. Kathleen Moore retired from...

CAS Dean adjusts to life at OU

CAS Dean adjusts to life at OU

August 6, 2013

Kevin Corcoran, new Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, joined the Oakland Grizzlies  July 1. His first goal is to familiarize himself with the campus. Corcoran plans on being interactive with...

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