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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Each year, at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of those infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It’s a real problem,” said Dr. Satish Walia, an associate professor of biological sciences at Oakland University. ...read more
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Sprout Fresh Food Store, a Pontiac-based produce market, is hosting a “Now Accepting EBT/Bridge Cards” kick-off event on Saturday, July 22, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. The event features free produce taste testings, prizes, recipe ideas and more. Fresh, locally grown, fruits and vegetables will be available for purchase. Sprout is located at 580 W. Huron St. in Pontiac. "We are so ...read more
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Monday, July 17, 2017
The Wind Symphony is Oakland University’s premier wind band. Its undergraduate and graduate student musicians are selected annually through competitive audition. Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Cunningham, director of bands, the Wind Symphony always maintains an active concert schedule both on and off campus, but next year will bring particularly exciting opportunities. “The ...read more
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Monday, July 17, 2017
OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Oakland Community College (OCC) is pleased to announce former director of finance and investments at Macomb Community College, Bobbie Remias, CPA, will join OCC as interim vice chancellor for administrative services, effective July 17. Remias assumes the duties formerly held by OCC’s Interim Chancellor, Peter Provenzano, Jr. Remias is a certified public ...read more
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Friday, July 14, 2017
For the first time, Oakland University’s popular Project Management Principles course will be offered online starting July 31, 2017. “This course is designed for anyone responsible for completing projects/assignments on time, within budget, while meeting customer specifications and quality requirements,” said Dr. Gene Fliedner, program director. “It is ideal for those ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
There's just three performances left after this Friday of the free Summer Carillon Concert Series at Elliott Tower. Bring family, friends and a picnic to enjoy the fountain and the music of this unique instrument. A tour will follow each concert. Donated by longtime Oakland University supporters Hugh and Nancy Elliott, the Elliott Tower is designed to be a rallying point for student ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Dr. Tomoko Wakabayashi, an associate professor of education in the Department of Human Development and Child Studies at Oakland University, has received a $560,994 subaward for the U.S. Department of Education’s Invest in Innovation (i3) Development grant awarded to the HighScope Educational Research Foundation. The collaborative project aims to help preschool and kindergarten students ...read more
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Friday, July 07, 2017
A research poster presented by Oakland University undergraduates Erika Cleary and Mary Asher was awarded the grand prize by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) at the Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, held June 19-22 in Denver, Colorado. “When we found out we won the grand prize, we were both overjoyed and so proud of our accomplishment,” ...read more
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Friday, July 07, 2017
Literature buffs, take note. Oakland University is the second-best college in Michigan for English majors. That’s according to a new report published on career website Zippia.com that examined how English majors at 12 Michigan universities fared in the job market after graduation. The report mined data from the National Center for Education Statistics and ED.gov College Scoreboard for ...read more
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Oakland University’s School of Business Administration will welcome its first Honors class in the fall of 2018, but high school seniors interested in being admitted to the program are encouraged to apply starting in July 2017 as enrollment in the program is limited to 35 students per year. “Oakland’s new Business Honors Program offers high-achieving high school students the ...read more
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thinking about transferring to Oakland University? Plan on attending OU’s Transfer Student Open House from 4:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, where you’ll be able to receive an immediate admission decision and transfer credit evaluation. Staff and faculty will also be on hand to answer your questions about admission requirements, financial aid, general education requirements, transfer ...read more
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The start date for fall 2017 semester at Baker College is Monday, Aug. 28, about a month earlier than in previous years. The college has officially transitioned from a quarter system to semesters effective this fall. Enrollment is underway for all on-ground and online courses. Baker College has day and evening classes for programs in the areas of applied technology, business, education, ...read more
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Getting real-world experience while in college can be challenging, but students at two Baker College campuses – in Auburn Hills and Flint – were able to put their talents to the test in class, thanks to a Port Austin businessman. Marc Schillinger reached out to several colleges for help when a new menu design was needed for Mr. Marc’s Dog House, a concession trailer he owns that ...read more
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Pictured from left are OU Project Upward participants Angelica Tibbitts, Xeng Cheng, Danya Hill and Ashley Xiong at the 2016 Golden Anniversary Cookout in July 2016. Oakland University’s Project Upward Bound (PUB), a college preparatory enrichment program, has received a $3 million grant from the federal government. The five-year grant will help sustain one of the university’s most ...read more
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Friday, June 23, 2017
Dr. Barbara Oakley, a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, will be teaching a classroom-based version of her popular online course, "Learning How to Learn," this fall at Oakland University. “Learning How to Learn,” the massively popular course focused on giving students “powerful mental tools to master tough subjects” will be coming to an Oakland ...read more
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Oakland University ranks among the safest colleges in the nation, according to a new report from a national trade organization dedicated to furthering public knowledge on home safety and security issues. The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Oakland third on its list of the Top 100 Safest Colleges in America . According to the organization’s website, the list was compiled ...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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