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Press Releases

Results Found: 19
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As part of its Richard J. Burke Lecture Series in Philosophy, Religion and Society, Oakland University will host a discussion on “Christianity and Racism” with Dr. Charles W. Mills from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Banquet Rooms A and B in the Oakland Center.   Mills, a distinguished professor of philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center, earned his Ph.D. at the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Oakland University’s artist-in-residence, renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter (BA ’85) and “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues” Thornetta Davis will join the OU Jazz Band to present “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Stuff Smith” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.   “This is a very special performance that allows the Oakland University Jazz Band, as well as the entire OU ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
For its 30th annual Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading, Oakland University will welcome Jamaica’s Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison to campus. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Oakland Room of the Oakland Center.   Goodison is the author of numerous poetry collections, including “Tamarind Season,” “I am Becoming My Mother,” – which received the Commonwealth Poetry ...read more
Monday, October 16, 2017
As part of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Oakland University recognized alumni and friends who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas on Friday, Oct. 13 at the 23rd annual Alumni Awards Banquet.  The Honorable Bryan K. Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills and Vice Chair of the Oakland University Alumni Association Board of Directors, served ...read more
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Cyber Security Awareness Month: Starting October off with a Successful Security Event. In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and in response to several notable and national security breaches, we've been focusing our efforts on raising awareness of online security. With that in mind, on October 6th Spud Software teamed with VioPoint to host a Lunch & Learn Panel Discussion at ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Oakland University’s popular “History Comes Alive” lecture series, which continues on Wednesday, Oct. 18, kicked off last month with a special presentation on “The Underground Railroad: Legend vs. History” by De Witt S. Dykes, Jr., Ph.D., an associate professor with OU’s Department of History.  “De Witt gave a focused, fact-filled lecture that helped to sort out undocumented legends from ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
Elizabeth Deneen and Sana Mirza play chess using pieces and a board that were created using a 3D printer in the new makerspace at Kresge Library. The makerspace is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday and is available to OU students, faculty and staff.In an ongoing effort to encourage students to create, connect and inspire, Oakland University’s Kresge Library recently opened a new ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
As part of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, Oakland University will recognize alumni and friends who have achieved success in business, community services, volunteerism and other areas on Friday, Oct. 13 at the 23rd annual Alumni Awards Banquet.    The event kicks off with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner and program at 7 p.m. at Meadow Brook Hall on Oakland’s ...read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Does your cyber security plan make you more than a statistic? In the wake of multiple data breaches, ransomware attacks and backdoor hacking incidents, it seems like National Cyber Security Awareness month couldn't have come at a better time.  Established in 2004, National Cyber Security Awareness month takes place every October and is “designed to engage and educate public and private sector ...read more
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Oakland University’s Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, a two-day celebration featuring a variety of family-friendly activities, will kick off at noon on Friday, Oct. 13 with a special event honoring the 134th birthday of OU’s founder, Matilda Dodge Wilson.  Featuring cake, ice cream, music, presents and more, “Matilda’s Birthday Bash” will take place outside of the Oakland Center, between North ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
Grand Rapids Ballet featured in this image. The Michigan Dance Council (MDC) and Oakland University will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan on Saturday, October 7, 2017.    The MDC is Michigan’s leading dance organization and this annual event, which travels around the state, celebrates the great diversity of dance forms and culture in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Scholars who are searching for ways to effectively market their own research, ideas and conversations to a broader community will want to plan on attending “Social Media Strategies for Scholars,” an upcoming “Soundings Series” event at Oakland University.  The event, which will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in the Oakland Room at the Oakland Center, will feature Dr. Terri ...read more
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Do your business applications open you up to security vulnerabilities? There is no question that businesses today are relying more heavily on software solutions than ever before. From financial institutions to health care and even the mom-and-pop shop on the corner, software applications are vital to continuing our efficiency and overall business performance. But as recent news has proven, ...read more
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Friday, September 22, 2017
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO), Oakland University’s orchestra-in-residence, will open their 2017 – 2018 season with a concert in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus. The OSO has a proud tradition of excellence dating back to 1976 and it continues to provide Southeast Michigan with outstanding performances of the finest symphonic repertoire. The orchestra ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency recognized Oakland for providing outstanding services to veterans and their dependents. For the second straight year, Oakland University was awarded the highest possible ranking for veteran-friendliness by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. The organization recently published its 2017-2018 list of Veteran Friendly Schools, which recognizes institutions of ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will be hosting its 6th Annual Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 and Oct. 4 at the Kresge Library, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the OU Recreation Center.   “Organ and bone marrow registration is especially important to promote on college campuses as the organ and bone marrow donor ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
When it comes to backdoor hacking, how secure is your system?News of yet another security breach spread over the internet Monday morning. Researchers discovered that the Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows had been compromised by hackers who had installed a vulnerability in the malware removal tool. This vulnerability opened up millions of users to further malware downloads, ...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 ...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 3rdyear 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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