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Results Found: 20
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Starting this fall, Oakland University will offer a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking. Oakland University has developed an exciting new Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking, which will start enrolling students this fall. “This liberal arts B.A. combines a specialized sequence of filmmaking courses with ...read more
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Yang Xia, Ph.D. a professor of physics at Oakland University, was named the university's Distinguished Professor for 2017 at the 22nd Annual Faculty Recognition Luncheon on April 19. Xia is pictured here with Susan Awbrey, Ph.D., senior associate provost, and Dr. James Lentini, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Oakland University honored more than 30 faculty members for ...read more
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University. David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University, was recently selected by his peers as the 2017 recipient of the David Horner Award for Exceptional Service, which is the highest honor given out by the Michigan Association of International Educators . ...read more
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Friday, April 14, 2017
Six Pontiac nonprofit leaders were awarded scholarships in OU's Nonprofit Management Certificate program. Pictured from left: Coleman Yoakum, Kermit Williams, Tamara Orza-Ramos, Norbert Burrows, Kristen Lambert and Ryan Russell. When Oakland University leaders launched a Nonprofit Management Certificate program in 2016, part of their mission was to engage and support the surrounding region, ...read more
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Friday, April 14, 2017
Meadow Brook Hall is launching a Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, as a community work day and tree planting celebration. In an effort to revitalize its woodlands and kick-start a maintenance program, Meadow Brook Hall is launching the Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, as a community work day and tree planting celebration. “Historic ...read more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
If you are wondering what to do for fun and exercise this summer, Oakland University’s department of Recreation and Well-Being may have an answer. Summer soccer season registration is going on now through May 17 . The regular season then begins on Wednesday, May 24. The season ends July 13 th and the overall league winner will be crowned champions. The men’s soccer leagues will play ...read more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Dr. Tamara Hew-Butler, an associate professor of exercise science at Oakland University, and Research Assistant Mario Rusnak watch as Golden Grizzlies basketball player Brad Brechting undergoes a scan using the duel-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) machine. The Office of Research Administration is inviting all Oakland University faculty and alumni, as well as the general public, to attend ...read more
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
When it comes to your business' computers and software, retro isn't cool. Every April 11th, we celebrate National 8 Track Tape Day. Okay, we don't celebrate it because we're techies and 8 track tapes are ancient. But somebody celebrates it, and we're pretty sure they're still out there listening to 8 track tapes. (We're sorry if that's you.) But we believe, in a ...read more
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Charin Davenport, who teaches writing and rhetoric at Oakland University, was recently selected to serve on the National LGBTQ Task Force. Transgender advocate Charin Davenport, who teaches writing and rhetoric at Oakland University, has been selected to serve on the National LGBTQ Task Force , an organization that has been promoting equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...read more
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Monday, April 10, 2017
Spring Audition Registration for Oakland Youth Orchestras Online April 2-May 21, 2017 Student instrumentalists from Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair and Lapeer counties, ages 7-18, who want to advance further in their musical skills are invited to audition for membership in Oakland Youth Orchestras (OYO). Audition signup for the 2017-2018 season begins April 2nd online at www.oyomi.org and extends ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Oakland University’s MBA, Executive MBA receive Tier One ranking from CEO magazine CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings for 2017 recently identified Oakland University’s MBA and Executive MBA programs as among the best in the nation. Oakland University’s MBA and Executive MBA programs rank among the best in the nation, according to CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings for ...read more
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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Tickets are now available for Oakland University’s 2017 Varner Vitality Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Goodwin will present her talk “How Did We Get Here: The First 100 Days of an Unprecedented Presidency,” at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) on Thursday, April 13 in the Athletics Center O’rena, on OU’s ...read more
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Pride Week, which celebrates OU’s diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity with events that raise awareness, promote education and foster a sense of community, kicks off at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 2 with the Fifth Annual Lavender Graduation Celebration. Every April, Oakland University hosts Pride Week to celebrate OU’s diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity with ...read more
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Matthew Sutton The Department of History at Oakland University will present “(Un)Holy Spies: Religion and American Espionage in World War II,” a special lecture with award-winning author and historian Matthew A. Sutton, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 in Gold Rooms A, B and C at the Oakland Center. “Matthew Sutton is one of the very best scholars in the nation working on American ...read more
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Celino Romero Celino Romero of Los Romeros, the legendary “Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform a varied program of solos, duets and ensemble pieces from across the guitar tradition, featuring three musicians from the Oakland University guitar community, James Lentini, Bret Hoag and Terry Herald. The concert takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 in Varner Recital Hall. The ...read more
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
As part of a collaborative research project, Oakland University has been awarded $190,120 by the National Science Foundation in order to encourage high school students from underrepresented minority groups to pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields. As part of a collaborative research project, Oakland University and Tuskegee University ...read more
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Drive your business with a customized dashboard. The dashboard in your car is a great tool. At the very least, it should tell you how fast you're speeding driving. Most will tell you how much gas is left in your tank and if you need service on your vehicle. You can see the radio station you're listening to (and change it) and control the temperature in your car. And if you have one of ...read more
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Monday, March 27, 2017
The Elliott Tower will be awash in blue light when Oakland University celebrates World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday, April 2. On Sunday, April 2, the Oakland University community will join a worldwide movement to mark World Autism Awareness Day by bringing blue light to the Elliott Tower. This is Oakland’s third year hosting an event on its campus to highlight autism as a growing global ...read more
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Interest in collaborative robot technology continues to grow. Our thoughtful use of collaborative robotics is driving productivity in both small tier manufacturers as well as fortune 500 companies. Easily configurable automation has become a priority in plants around the world, as companies seek new and cost-effective ways of responding to rapidly changing customer requirements. Esys is on the ...read more
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Monday, December 19, 2016
Esys Automation, a leading full-service automation solutions provider, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press for the 3 rd year in a row. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC , a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several ...read more
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