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Press Releases

Results Found: 19
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Professor Ka C. Cheok works with students on self-driving vehicle technology. In the race among companies to bring self-driving cars to market and take the lead in this specialized area, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported in their May 11 issue that companies are ready to hire, but the skills needed are hard to find. However, many of those who are qualified to work in the industry ...read more
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition will return June 2-5 to Oakland University. The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition ( IGVC ), which provides an opportunity for engineers from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed unmanned vehicles, will return June 2-5 to Oakland University. “For 25 years, IGVC has challenged university and college student teams to a ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Baker College will launch two graduate degrees fall 2017 for those wishing to enter or advance in the cybersecurity field: an MBA in cloud security risk management and a Master of Science in information systems (MSIS) in cloud security risk management. Enrollment is now open for courses that begin Aug. 28. “These new graduate degrees will help address the critical need for cyber and cloud ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
A Master’s in Systems Engineering program with a focus on systems integration is now being offered by Oakland University's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Oakland University’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is now offering a Master’s in Systems Engineering program with a focus on systems integration. “Our department has a strong ...read more
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Is your system vulnerable to ransomware? As if last week's phishing scam wasn't concerning enough, the world was again targeted by hackers. But this latest outbreak is a greater risk to the security of your data and it comes in the form of a ransomware scheme known as WannaCry. If you're unfamiliar with the term, ransomware is a hacking attack that encrypts the data on your computer ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Bioblitz’ to help document biodiversity at Oakland University Oakland University will host a “Bioblitz” at 9 a.m. May 20 at the OU Biological Preserve. Oakland University’s Ecology Club, along with faculty and staff from the Biology Department, will host a “Bioblitz” at 9 a.m. May 20 at the OU Biological Preserve in an effort to document its biodiversity. ...read more
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Phishing (verb) To try to obtain financial or other confidential information from Internet users, typically by sending an email that looks as if it is from a legitimate organization but contains a link to a fake website that replicates the real one. Most savvy internet users today are aware of your standard phishing schemes and aren't likely to be taken in by a Nigerian prince offering ...read more
Monday, May 08, 2017
Spud Software is pleased to announce New Client YMCA of Greater Flint YMCA of Greater Flint, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. They strive to nuture the potential of every youth and teen, improving the ...read more
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Friday, May 05, 2017
OU will recognize Michigan's most outstanding nurses at the 29th annual Nightingale Awards on May 9. For the past 29 years, Oakland University’s School of Nursing and its Board of Visitors have honored Michigan’s top nurses at its annual Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence®. The only event of its kind in the state, this year’s awards ceremony will be held on ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
When it comes to business communication, do you know the unwritten rules? You just signed a new client last week and you have some important information to share with them. As you sit down to write out the email, you wonder, would a text be a better option? Your phone is right there, and you know their number... The world of business communication is evolving as quickly as technology changes. Our ...read more
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Oakland University is offering a new course that will help students gain a better understanding of the basics of campaign strategy. Whether you’re considering running for office or just want to learn more about the process, Oakland University is offering a new course that will help students gain a better understanding of the basics of campaign strategy, tactics and techniques. “After ...read more
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Friday, April 28, 2017
A new partnership between Oakland University’s offices of Career Services and Veterans Support Services is helping to connect the university’s student veterans with employers looking to hire them. A work-study position, funded by the Veterans Administration, was recently created to facilitate these connections and help student veterans find career and internship opportunities. Jeffrey ...read more
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Friday, April 28, 2017
The Meeting of Minds Undergraduate Research Conference will take place on Friday, May 12 on OU’s campus. The Meeting of Minds Undergraduate Research Conference, which invites students from Oakland University, the University of Michigan-Flint and the University of Michigan-Dearborn to present the results of their scholarly and creative endeavors through oral or poster presentations, will ...read more
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Friday, April 28, 2017
Michele Kersten-Hart, manager of multimedia and web services at Oakland Community College , is the new president of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) Board of Directors. She was installed at the council’s national conference in Charleston, S.C., succeeding Jennifer Boehmer, associate director for strategic communications at Portland Community College in ...read more
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Oakland University recently hosted the inaugural Healthology Symposium. Oakland University’s School of Health Sciences recently hosted the inaugural Healthology Symposium. The invitation-only event provided an opportunity for aspiring professionals, alumni, emeriti and health leaders to explore contemporary health challenges and discuss the complexity of health within its varied contexts. ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
20 Years of "Thanks" from all of us at Spud Software. Spud Software was the local hot spot last Friday night as employees and clients gathered to celebrate our first twenty years in business. We may be considered computer geeks, but we do know how to throw a party and have some fun and that was never more evident than Friday night. No, nobody ended up doing a keg stand or donning a cape ...read more
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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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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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