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OU hosts fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit

OU hosts fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit

Payton Bucki and Chloe Kukuk June 26, 2023

On June 2, 2023, Oakland University welcomed local climate leaders, state legislators, youth groups, and members of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration for the fourth annual Michigan Climate Summit,...

‘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...

CASE-OU featured students’ Environmental StoryMap presentations

CASE-OU featured students’ Environmental StoryMap presentations

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 30, 2022

Campus Alliance for Sustainability and the Environment (CASE) at Oakland University featured a group of students from Literature and the Environment (ENG 3681) and Postcolonial Literature and Extraction...

Plantwise LLC members administering the burn last Saturday.

Prescribed burn of OU biological preserves goes ahead

Jess Orlando, Staff Reporter April 21, 2021

Did you know that fires can repair damaged ecosystems and rejuvenate plantlife? Intentionally setting a fire may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of repairing ecosystems, but prescribed...

OU professor studies how decreasing glacial cover affects mountain river ecosystems

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

Oakland University professor Dr. Scott Tiegs Ph.D. co-authored a study in the journal, “Nature Climate Change” published on March 15. The study found that melting glaciers have an impact on carbon...

This is the outcome of a controlled burn, conducted by Plantwise LLC. The burn can promote restoration and growth.

Prescribed burn of OU’s biological preserve in April

Emily Morris, Managing Editor March 10, 2021

Ten acres of Oakland University wetlands have been issued a prescribed burn for April, an “experiment” to insight restoration, according to Scott Tiegs, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences.  In...

The Real Deal: The environment is no longer a partisan issue

Aditya Tiwari March 14, 2016

Before I get to this week’s article, I’d like to take the time to make some confessions and disclaimers before we get to the content of this article. To begin with, I understand the implied hypocrisy...

Black, gold and green: Human Health Building attains platinum status

Black, gold and green: Human Health Building attains platinum status

LeeAnn Brown October 14, 2013

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded Oakland University’s Human Health Building with a LEED Platinum certification.The LEED system, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,...

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