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  1. Oakland University launches Center for Public Humanities

    Oakland University and the College of Arts and Sciences are proud to announce the fall 2019 founding of a new Center for Public Humanities. It is considered the first humanities center in the state of Michigan focused exclusively on the public humanities.

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  2. Oakland University’s Ethan Bradley named a Campus Election Engagement Project Fellow

    Oakland University student Ethan Bradley was recently named a Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) Fellow for the fall 2019 semester.

    “We are delighted that Ethan has been chosen as a CEEP fellow for the fall 2019 term,” said Dr. David Dulio, a professor of political science and director of the Center for Civic Engagement at OU. “It speaks to his dedication to civic and democratic engagement efforts.” The CEEP is a national non-partisan project that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their students as possible to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls.

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  3. Oakland University celebrates the music, legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will celebrate the music, humanity and legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven by presenting his 32 sonatas in a 10-concert series starting Oct. 13, 2019 and ending on the composer’s 250th birthday on Dec. 20, 2020.

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  4. ‘Urinetown,’ a Tony Award-winning comedy musical, coming to OU stage

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Urinetown — a Tony Award-winning musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself — from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.

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  5. Michigan Dance Festival returns to Oakland University campus on Oct. 12

    On Saturday, Oct. 12, Oakland University and the Michigan Dance Council (MDC) will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival in Varner Hall on the OU campus.

    “We are excited to be hosting the Michigan Dance Festival again this year,” said Elizabeth Kattner, an associate professor of dance at OU. “Artists, educators and dance students from all over the state will be here to learn, exchange ideas and collaborate on how we can continue to advance the art of dance in our state.”

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  6. Walsh Student Loan Default Rate Drops for Second Consecutive 3-Year Term

    TROY, Mich.,  — The U.S. Department of Education released its three-year student loan default rate and Walsh’s rate has dropped more than a full percentage point to 2.3%, compared to 11.5% across Michigan and 10.1% nationally. Walsh’s student loan default rate has consistently fallen below both the Michigan and national averages for many years.

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  7. Oakland University celebrates Disability Awareness Month

    Disability Awareness Month at Oakland University will kick off at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Gold Rooms at the Oakland Center with a Disability Awareness Workshop developed to provide an interactive experience for community members to learn about different disability areas.

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  8. Walsh Online Master of Science in Finance One of Top in US

    TROY, Mich.,  — Walsh’s online Master of Science in Finance (MSF) has been named one of the best in the country by thebestschools.org. Other schools receiving this distinction included Harvard, Georgetown, Columbia University, Boston University and others across the country.

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  9. OU expands partnerships with three universities in China

    Oakland University leaders recently traveled to China to strengthen and expand partnerships at three STEM-focused universities.

    Louay Chamra, dean of Oakland’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, Lianxiang Yang, distinguished professor of mechanical engineering and Gary Barber, professor of mechanical engineering – as well as James Lentini, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs – were part of a delegation that signed new agreements that will build upon partnerships with Changchun University of Technology (CCUT), Zhengzhou University of Light Industry (ZZULI) and Beijing Information Science & Technology University (BISTU).

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  10. Juilliard String Quartet returns to Oakland University on Sept. 29

    The renowned Juilliard String Quartet will return to the Oakland University campus on Sunday, Sept. 29 as part of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University Series.

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