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The Fur Angels visited the Oakland Center last week.

Pet therapy group visits campus, alleviates stress

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter February 16, 2022

Last week, the Fur Angels charity visited the Oakland Center. Handlers brought their dogs to OU for students to engage in canine therapy. The Fur Angels visited campus to help students with their first...

Students interact with a service dog before winter break on campus. 

Furry friends can help with stress

Alexus Bomar March 13, 2016

Every student who has studied in Kresge Library during final exams or strolled through the Oakland Center knows that when the puppies come, it’s time to stop everything and relax with them.According...

Smart phone apps target stress

Alexus Bomar January 10, 2016

According to the 2015 National College Health Assessment, 30 percent of students reported that within the past year, stress had negatively affected their academic performance–for example some received...

Postie Perspectives: We have a long summer ahead of us

By Michael Pulis May 14, 2014

Remembering high school, classes did not let out until the middle of June. For us, as college students, we are already on our third week since classes ended for the winter semester. Instead of worrying...

Breathing deep and keeping calm: students de-stress for finals

Breathing deep and keeping calm: students de-stress for finals

By Kaylee Kean April 16, 2014

It’s coming. Finals week.Although some classes have gotten the heavy workloads out of the way, the bulk of testing will take place over next week. After that Oakland students are free for summer, fail...

Making transitions: OU alum Joel Lane examines the impact of major life changes

Kailee Mathias April 13, 2014

Dr. Joel Lane, Oakland alum, is the first annual recipient of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), Annual Dissertation Award.Lane’s dissertation examines why transitional periods, like...

Student stress high at OU

By LeeAnn Brown October 21, 2013

Staff at OU’s Graham Health Center is working to understand why students are so stressed.According to the National College Health Assessment (NCHA), given to students in the fall of 2012, Oakland students...

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