PRESS RELEASES

  1. OU archival project chronicles everyday life amid pandemic

    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Oakland University has launched a grassroots effort to document the experiences of people in Southeast Michigan. People can submit photos, written journals, flyers, video and audio files, screenshots, and other materials through a simple online form.

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  2. MAHINDRA AUTOMOTIVE’S 2020 URBAN AGRICULTURE GRANTS PROMOTE FOOD GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION IN DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich.,  – Eleven Southeast Michigan urban farming groups received $75,000 in funding from the Mahindra Automotive North America Urban Agriculture Grant Program this week. The grants address COVID-19’s impact on locally available food supplies in inner-city areas in Detroit, Flint, and Pontiac, especially for households facing the dual challenge of keeping family members healthy and putting wholesome food on their tables.

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  3. Innovative Learning Group Wins Hermes Creative Award

    TROY, Mich., June 3, 2020 — Innovative Learning Group, Inc. today announced that its 15-Year Anniversary infographic has won a Gold 2020 Hermes Creative Award in the category of Print Media Design.

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  4. Oakland University graduate student Linzi Hobbs awarded ASH HONORS fellowship

    Oakland University graduate student Linzi Hobbs was recently awarded the prestigious ASH HONORS fellowship by the American Society of Hematology.

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  5. CFA Institute Grants Walsh Affiliate Status

    Walsh one of nine Michigan colleges and universities with this gold standard financial certification

    Troy, Mich.,  – The CFA Institute has granted Walsh’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program the internationally prestigious recognition of Affiliate status. The CFA Institute is committed to leading the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence. According to the CFA Institute website, “An Affiliated University signals to their students and to employers that their curriculum is closely tied to the practice of investment management and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA® Program exams.”

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  6. ASE announces its Compensation & Benefits Conference will take place June 25th virtually

    Media Contact: Heather Nezich, ASE, 248.223.8040, hnezich@aseonline.org

    Livonia, Mich. —May 29, 2020 — ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers, announces its 10th annual Compensation & Benefits Conference will be held on Thursday, June 25th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held virtually.

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  7. Headshot Photographer Scott Lawrence has Reopened!

    Headshot photographer, Scott Lawrence, has reopened his Troy photography studio and is now accepting individual appointments.

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  8. OU campus a local hotspot for birds and birdwatchers

    Without the usual bustle of students, faculty and staff, Oakland University’s campus may seem unusually quiet these days. But for birding enthusiasts like Chandler Mancuso, the campus’s 1,400-plus acres are alive with the sights and sounds of nature.

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  9. Brand New Animated Tapping Buddy for Children/Teens Created by Dr. Peta Stapleton

    We are very excited to let you know about a brand new animated Tapping Buddy for children/teens created by Dr. Peta Stapleton [petastapleton.com] and the  H-A-P-P-Ē  team lead by Dr. John Beiter [https://HAPPE.LIFE]. 

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  10. Oakland University EHS student Ciara Bazinski awarded 2020 scholarship by Michigan Safety Conference

    Oakland University’s Ciara Bazinski was one of six students selected to receive a 2020 Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Michigan Safety Conference, a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the improvement of workplace safety and health practices in the State of Michigan.

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