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Letter to the editor: The trampling of Matilda Dodge Wilson’s grave

Letter to the editor: The trampling of Matilda Dodge Wilson’s grave

Ethan Lehman-Pace, Contributor November 21, 2022

Between 1926 and 1929, Meadow Brook Hall was built. For those who are not aware, Meadow Brook Hall is the former country estate of Matilda Dodge Wilson and her husband Alfred Wilson. It is the ninth largest...

Letter to the editor: East Campus Development? Bad for business.

Letter to the editor: East Campus Development? Bad for business.

Maris Ferguson, Contributor November 6, 2022

As a student in the School of Business, some may assume I would be excited about the idea of developing East Campus into a commercialized space. Project leaders have been expressing that this could bring...

Letter to the editor: OU sustainability, refusals and half measures

Letter to the editor: OU sustainability, refusals and half measures

Jeremy Johnson, Contributor November 5, 2022

To the OU community, October was declared to be Sustainability Month at Oakland University and was meant to represent a renewed commitment to creating a sustainable campus, but we are falling far short....

Letter to the editor: Save Our Campus

Letter to the editor: Save Our Campus

OUSC, Contributor October 31, 2022

For months, Oakland University (OU) has diverted funds away from education and towards the development of a plan to commercialize our campus. The proposed East Campus Development (ECD) project seemingly...

Letter to the editor: Universities of choice protect their beloved green spaces

Letter to the editor: Universities of choice protect their beloved green spaces

Katie Hartsock, Contributor October 17, 2022

In a time of evolving consciousness regarding our relationship to the planet, we, the members of the OU community, also need to evolve. It’s difficult to redefine aspirations and success from twentieth-century...

Letter to the editor: A letter to Michigan citizens about abortion care and its impact on medical education and access to comprehensive care for women

Letter to the editor: A letter to Michigan citizens about abortion care and its impact on medical education and access to comprehensive care for women

Deans of Michigan medical schools, Contributors October 13, 2022

A LETTER TO MICHIGAN CITIZENS ABOUT ABORTION CARE AND ITS IMPACT ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND ACCESS TO COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR WOMEN We write to you as fellow Michiganders, physicians, parents,...

Letter to the editor: Gidinawemaaganinaanig: Endazhigiyang  (All Our Relations: The Place Where We All Grow)

Letter to the editor: Gidinawemaaganinaanig: Endazhigiyang (All Our Relations: The Place Where We All Grow)

Megan Peiser and Andrea Knutson October 10, 2022

Information on OU's ongoing efforts to raise awareness of Native American cultures and contributions, as well as the ultimate goal of these efforts. Oakland University’s efforts to remember and address...

Letter to the editor: Consider the medical physics program

Letter to the editor: Consider the medical physics program

Medical Physics Program , Contributor September 30, 2022

Consider the medical physics program  Oakland University has many students working towards a career in medicine. Those of us in the medical  physics program would like you to consider the opportunities...

Letter to the editor: The Problem of Faculty Resignations at Oakland

Letter to the editor: The Problem of Faculty Resignations at Oakland

Karen A.J. Miller, President, OU-AAUP (AFT), Contributor September 16, 2022

The AAUP has been deeply concerned about problems with faculty morale over the past two years.  We have tracked a number of resignations and retirements that seem to confirm this sense.  In an effort...

Letter to the editor: Title IX at fifty, the history behind the landmark protection

Letter to the editor: Title IX at fifty, the history behind the landmark protection

Ethan Lehman-Pace, Contributor September 15, 2022

On the 23rd of June 1972, President Richard Nixon signed the Education Amendments of 1972. The bill, despite its unassuming name, is perhaps one of the most important pieces of legislation in the past...

Letter to the editor: the importance of forests

Letter to the editor: the importance of forests

Annie Gilson and Kevin Grimm, Contributor September 15, 2022

One of OU’s greatest features is its forested campus. Few universities can boast the wooded acreage we have, bequeathed to us by Matilda Wilson, a visionary who reinvented herself through hard work and...

Letter to the editor: The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time

Letter to the editor: The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time

CASE-OU Steering Committee, Contributor June 15, 2022

The Wrong Project for the Wrong Time  Over the past several weeks, we the Steering Committee of the Campus Alliance for Sustainability and the Environment (CASE-OU), have been learning more about the...

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