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State of the University focuses on challenges, changemakers

State of the University focuses on challenges, changemakers

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor December 1, 2022

On Nov. 30, Oakland University held the annual State of the University Address led by President Ora Pescovitz. The address called attention to challenges OU has encountered and some solutions created,...

Car crash scene at the I-75 exit to southbound Joselyn Road. Photo courtesy of FOX 2 Detroit

Armed car thieves force OU community to shelter-in-place and delay classes

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor November 15, 2022

On Monday Nov. 14, 2022, the OU community awoke to a terrifying situation which left everyone shocked and confused for hours.  As reported by The Oakland Press, in the early hours of the morning, a...

Oct. 3 BOT meeting: Michigan Achievement Scholarship, Research and Innovation Center and east campus

Oct. 3 BOT meeting: Michigan Achievement Scholarship, Research and Innovation Center and east campus

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor October 6, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met to discuss new initiatives, scholarship opportunities, and economic development.  President Ora Pescovitz presented her report...

Oakland University Associate Professor of English Andrea Knutson.

Letter to the editor: contract negotiations, a bridge ready to collapse

Andrea Knutson, Contributor August 16, 2021

I’m a member of Oakland University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors, and while our bargaining team undergoes contract negotiations (happening now during a temporary extension...

VP of Research David Stone.

Using sewage to track COVID-19

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief February 3, 2021

Sewage at Oakland University can contain more than just the usual “crap,” it can contain trace amounts of COVID-19.  In November, Oakland administration announced their plans to monitor sewage...

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