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Take a peek into various career paths with the Post’s column Industry Insider.

Industry Insider: Dr. Rawashdeh points to future of embedded systems

Sierra Okoniewski, Features Reporter June 15, 2022

Accelerating technology is pushing the field of computer engineering to become more integrative than ever – and embedded systems are a linchpin to the trade’s initiative of “smart” success. Dr....

Ahead of the primary election on August 7, representatives Stevens (left) and Levin (right) took to OUs campus for a debate.

OU hosts Andy Levin, Haley Stevens for primary debate

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 1, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, Oakland University hosted a primary debate between Andy Levin and Haley Stevens, the incumbent democratic representatives for the 10th and 11th Districts, respectively. The race...

OUs integrative studies major offers students a customizable plan of study.

A deeper look at OU’s integrative studies major

Sierra Okoniewski, Features Reporter May 18, 2022

Oakland University’s bachelor of integrative studies (BIS) program is propelling students to live with a vision. The major allows students to build their degree from scratch while fortifying their knowledge...

Course Spotlight: Histology

Course Spotlight: Histology

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor May 18, 2022

Oakland University offers a wide variety of STEM core courses, as well as electives. It may be difficult determining which electives cater to both one’s interest and future career goals. One biology...

The GSC has welcomed Blake Bonkowski as their new coordinator.

Introducing new Gender and Sexuality Center coordinator Blake Bonkowski

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor May 18, 2022

The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is under new leadership. Blake Bonkowski has joined the team as the new coordinator and is excited to enact change on campus by supporting and advocating for LGBTQ+...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Letter from the editor: We challenge you to challenge us

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

Welcome to the first issue of the summer! You might have noticed some changes to our website today. We’ve added two new sections — “Arts” and “Science & Technology” — to Vol. 48, and...

Britt Rios-Ellis, OU Provost  and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Jennifer Berne, OCC Provost, respectively, at the signing ceremony at OU.

OCC students can transfer more credits for graphic design degree programs at OU

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director May 18, 2022

Leaders from Oakland Community College (OCC) and Oakland University took part in a signing ceremony on April 7, 2022, adopting a new transfer articulation agreement between both schools to create a simpler...

Gabrielle Abdelmessih is the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is a senior majoring in biomedical sciences and minoring in journalism.

Meet Gabrielle Abdelmessih, The Post’s new editor-in-chief

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor May 5, 2022

With a wide breadth of experience and an aspiration to serve her community, Gabrielle Abdelmessih is gearing up to lead the Oakland Post team as editor-in-chief for the 2022-2023 academic year. Abdelmessih...

President Pescovitz and BOT Chair Robert Schostak during February’s Board of Trustees meeting. At yesterdays meeting, a new $25 million in spending was approved to acquire an off-campus learning facility.

April 14 BOT meeting: New $25 million acquisition, new program, award winners

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 15, 2022

Thursday the Oakland University Board of Trustees (BOT) met for one last time this semester to talk about a new program in the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IDH), the approval of the...

Oakland University Associate Professor of
Mechanical Engineering Michael Latcha.

Letter to the editor: A Personal Take on the Changing Landscape of OU Contract Negotiations

Michael Latcha, Contributor April 14, 2022

I have been fortunate to have served as a member of the AAUP bargaining teams in 1994, 1997, 2000, and then as chief negotiator for the AAUP in 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015. During this time, I’ve witnessed...

The Posts 2021-22 content editor and managing editor, Lauren Reid and Bridget Janis.

A word from the women behind The Post’s editorial board

Bridget Janis and Lauren Reid April 13, 2022

Coming into the 2021-22 school year as managing editor and content editor, we knew our place on the editorial board mattered, and we wanted to make a difference. We’ve had such an amazing staff of...

French language and literature and creative writing double major, Malaena Caldwell.

People of OU: Organizational powerhouse Malaena Caldwell

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor April 13, 2022

When Malaena Caldwell’s study abroad trip was cut short due to COVID-19, she never expected that setback to help her find a new passion.  Caldwell is a senior at Oakland University preparing for...

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