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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Oakland University’s popular Soundings Series will return on Wednesday, March 7 with a hands-on writing workshop led by three successful and publicly engaged OU faculty members who will be sharing tips and tricks for crafting Tweets, composing short pieces for blogs and creating soundbites about your work.  “Audio and video recording technologies can be useful to professors and scholars who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the request to appoint Frank Giblin, Ph.D. and Terri L. Orbuch Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The appointments are effective ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
AERIAL COVERAGE, LLC HAS MOVED Southeast Michigan’s Top Drone Service Provider has established a new Headquarters in Rochester Hills, at the corner of Rochester Road and Avon Rd. AERIAL COVERAGE, LLC. is a complete drone-services company, which specializes in aerial photography / videography, mapping, measuring, land surveys, structural in- tegrity inspection, security, and reconnaissance. We ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
 ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, February 12, 2018 – The play that inspired the popular Alfred Hitchcock film starring Grace Kelly will grip audiences with its dark twists and turns as Avon Players presents Dial M for Murder, March 9-24. Tennis player Tony Wendice (Kyle Bushre) married his socialite wife Margot (Julia Timko) for her money.  When he discovers her affair with crime-fiction writer Max Halliday ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Renowned jazz artists Regina Carter and Xavier Davis will present an evening of Valentine’s Day-inspired tunes beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University.   “I’m very excited to welcome Xavier Davis to my alma mater, and I look forward to sharing the stage with him on Valentine’s Day,” said Carter, OU’s artist-in-residence.   Born ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
 Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan members were overwhelmed when they entered the Manufacturing Engineering (ME) conference room at FCA US LLC headquarters in Auburn Hills for the “Presentation of Donations” event. Adorning the walls were new winter coats, hats, gloves, and tables lined with tops, underwear and socks—donated by FCA US employees for Assistance League’s Operation School ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
In an ongoing effort to meet the changing needs of students, faculty and staff, Oakland University now offers three private lactation rooms for nursing mothers who are looking for a safe space on campus to pump or feed their child, whether it’s by bottle or breast.  The rooms are located on the second floor of the Engineering Center, on the third floor of Pawley Hall, and on the fourth floor ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Whether a person is considering running for office in 2018, serving as a campaign manager for someone who is running, or just wants to learn more about the process, Oakland University is now offering a six-week, non-credit Political Campaign Bootcamp course that will help class participants gain a better understanding of the basics of campaign strategy, tactics and techniques.“With the political ...read more
Categories: Education, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Rochester Hills, MI –The City of Rochester Hills has named Tom Talbert as its first Strategic Innovations Specialist. Talbert, 58, joined Rochester Hills in January and will provide leadership for the city’s new initiatives and special projects.  Talbert will assist departments with the creation and implementation of new programs and technologies, develop strategic partnerships with business and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 05, 2018
Jennifer Lucarelli speaks at OU's inaugural Heathology Symposium Jennifer Lucarelli, associate professor and chair of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program at Oakland University, has been named to the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. The initiative honors exceptional individuals under the age of 40 who excel in their field and improve the quality of life in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 02, 2018
Those interested in learning more about the hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians – and the hopes for peace – are invited to a free screening of the award-winning documentary film Disturbing the Peace. The film chronicles the conflict through the eyes of grassroots peace activists who were once enemy combatants entrenched in the fighting.      The Oakland University Department of ...read more
Categories: Education, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 02, 2018
On Friday evenings in March, the Museum is the place to be for a variety of topics and speakers!All programs begin at 7:00 p.m.  These are Free to Museum members and $5 for the public.  Refreshments provided.Guests can register by using the Pay Pal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, emailingrhmuseum@rochesterhills.org or by calling 248-656-4663.  Date:  March 2, 2018 Program: Living ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 02, 2018
Join us on Thursdays in March, for “Herstory” presentations celebrating Women’s History Month.  All programs begin at 7:00 p.m., with the exception of  March 29th, A Purse of Her Own, which will begin at 7:30 p.m.  Programs are FREE for Museum members and $5 for the public. Refreshments provided.Guests can register by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, emailing ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Four of Oakland University’s most promising music students will perform with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO) during the 21st Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert, which takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11 in Varner Recital Hall on OU’s campus.   The students are the winners of the 2017-2018 Oakland University Concerto Competition and were selected to reprise their performance ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
 Rochester Hills, MI - January 30, 2018- When Cheryl Boodram made the transition from restaurant manager to part-time teller in 2010, she never imagined she would be named Vice President seven short years later. She also never dreamed of being in a class of the most elite professional individuals in Oakland County.  Yet, by this January, both of those things happened. Boodram, Vice President of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Maisonneuve Oakland University will welcome 30 prestigious scholars to campus this year as part of a new PI Academy mentoring program that pairs OU junior faculty with top professors from universities across the nation.  “The presence of these 30 eminent scholars and researchers on campus this year benefits our students and the wider intellectual community of the university,” said ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 22, 2018
Annual Toast to a Cure funds treatments and research for seventh-grader, Kate Wood, and others with CF  Rochester Hills, Mich. January 23, 2018 - Celebrating its fifth year of support for people struggling with cystic fibrosis (CF), Toast to a Cure expects to raise more than $40,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF).The public is welcome to enjoy an evening of appetizers, dancing and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release