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  1. Oakland University first D-1 school to add varsity esports team in Michigan

    Oakland University has become the first Division I university in the state of Michigan to formally announce the addition of a varsity esports team to its athletics program. The team will begin competition in the fall of 2020. The University also announced a unique partnership with Team Renegades, a professional esports team based at GameTime in Auburn Hills.

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  2. KPMG Managing Partner Betsy Meter to Speak at Walsh Commencement

    TROY, Mich.,  — Betsy Meter, Managing Partner for KPMG, will address graduates and receive an honorary doctor of laws at Walsh’s 114th commencement ceremony on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Zion Church in Troy, Michigan. KPMG is a global accountancy firm providing audit, tax and advisory services.

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  3. Oakland University to present ‘Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege’

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege from Dec 5-7 in the Varner Lab Theatre in Varner Hall.

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  4. OU awarded grants to preserve archives and special collections

    The first floor of Kresge Library is home to Oakland University Archives and Special Collections, a vast trove of books, newspapers, photos, microfilms, audio/visual materials and artifacts. Many are centuries old and held exclusively by OU Libraries.

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  5. WNBA MVP, Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie to keynote annual Keeper of the Dream Awards

    Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.

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  6. Macomb-OU Incubator offers new cybersecurity class

    Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.

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  7. Walsh Expands Programs with Doctor of Management

    TROY, Mich.,  —Walsh has expanded its offerings to include a Doctor of Management (D.M.) program that combines online coursework and residency interaction in an intensive, part-time program designed for working professionals. The first cohort of students was admitted in the fall 2019 semester.

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  8. Imani Winds bringing dynamic, imaginative concert to Oakland University on Nov. 3

    The Grammy-nominated Imani Winds returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series with a concert at Oakland University’s Varner Recital Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.

    They will be joined by Dr. Tian Tian, an associate professor of music at Oakland University, for Francis Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Winds.

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  9. Oakland Symphony Orchestra to present special Saturday performance on Nov. 2

    For the first time in more than a decade, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on a Saturday evening during a special performance at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.

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  10. Oakland University’s Soundings Series returns Oct. 30

    Oakland University’s popular Soundings Series will return on Wednesday, Oct. 30 with a special presentation by OU Libraries’ Dr. Amanda Nichols Hess and Professor Shawn McCann on visualizing data for community audiences.

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