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Career Services explores inclusion at work

Career Services explores inclusion at work

Payton Bucki, Features Editor February 22, 2023

On Feb. 15, Oakland University Career Services hosted a networking mixer event focusing on inclusivity in the workplace in the Oakland Center Habitat. During the event, representatives from various local...

African American Celebration Month commenced with an opening reception in the Oakland Center Habitat on Jan. 17.

African American Celebration Month in effect until Feb. 16

Payton Bucki, Features Editor January 25, 2023

From Jan. 16 through Feb. 16, Oakland University will be paying tribute to African American heritage and culture through a variety of festivities. Various service events, panel discussions and presentations...

Aug. 8 BOT meeting: economic engagement, enrollment, DEI updates

Aug. 8 BOT meeting: economic engagement, enrollment, DEI updates

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter August 10, 2022

On Aug. 8, Oakland University’s Board of Trustees held their final summer meeting at 2 p.m. The BOT meeting began with the President’s report given by President Ora Pescovitz. This included a recognition...

OU’s NCCHS hosted a Taiwan Week for the fourth time on campus.

OU chapter of NCCHS hosted Taiwan Week to promote cultural awareness

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter October 27, 2021

The Oakland University chapter of the National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society (NCCHS) marks the first of its kind in Michigan. Founded by OU associate professor of Chinese Hsiang-Hua Chang in 2016,...

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...

OU’s diverse voices conference goes virtual for the first time in 19 years

Cayla Smith, Campus Editor March 3, 2021

For the first time in 19 years, Oakland University’s Diverse Voices Conference goes virtual via Zoom on Saturday, Mar. 13 from to 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Every year the conference poses a different...

Rabbi Richard Hirsch and Bella Hirsch sit together. These are Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz’s parents, and her activism has been inspired by her upbringing.

President Pescovitz donates $250,000, improving faculty diversity

Emily Morris, Managing Editor February 17, 2021

Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz gifts $250,000 to “jumpstart” faculty diversity initiatives in honor of her parents — Rabbi Richard Hirsch and Bella Hirsch — who’ve inspired her activism and career.  “I...

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