Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University establishes Center for Evolutionary Psychological Science

    With a focus on promoting interdisciplinary research among students and faculty, and engaging the public with diverse perspectives, Oakland University has established a new Center for Evolutionary Psychological Science. The Center will foster collaborative research within and across colleges and schools at OU, and also with faculty and students at other universities, both nationally and abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University appoints three to rank of Distinguished Professor

    Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Britt Rios-Ellis, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a request to appoint David Garfinkle, Ph.D.; Zissimos Mourelatos, Ph.D.; and Barbara Oakley, Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The appointment is effective August 15, 2021. 

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  3. OU students learn about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome at annual workshop

    Nearly 300 students from a variety of health-oriented academic programs recently took part in Oakland University’s fifth annual Interprofessional Education Workshop on opioid abuse. Although this year’s event was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic, it featured plenty of insights into the challenges and opportunities health professionals have to deliver the highest quality of patient care. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Walsh hosts virtual master’s degree information sessions

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 12, 2021 — Walsh will host Master’s Degree Connection Days, virtual, interactive information sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 5:30-6 p.m. and Wednesday, Mar. 3 from 12:30-1 p.m. Graduate admissions advisors will answer questions, share financial aid information, help students select a program path and start the application process. Advanced registration is recommended. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Oakland University launches new initiative to celebrate linguistic diversity

    Oakland University’s Linguistics Department recently launched a new inter-departmental, campus-wide initiative to promote an agenda of celebrating linguistic diversity and advancing linguistic justice at OU and its affiliated communities. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Walsh earns 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from HLC

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2021 — Walsh announced today that it earned a full 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) with no requirement for interim monitoring or reporting and has been approved to offer Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Accreditation is the formal recognition of the quality of an educational institution, granted by HLC based on a systemic evaluation of the institution as a whole, including academic mission, ethics, teaching and learning, resources and compliance with the United States Department of Education’s requirements for federal financial aid eligibility. Walsh’s next reaffirmation of accreditation will take place in 2030-2031. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. OU expands transfer agreements with Kirtland Community College

    Oakland University and Kirtland Community College have forged a series of new articulation agreements that will help Kirtland students transition to OU in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Integrative Studies. The agreements help students save money by increasing the number of credits they may transfer to OU for each program. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Walsh’s 115th commencement features speakers Betty Chu, MD and Veronika Scott

    TROY, Mich., — Walsh’s first virtual commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, Jan. 23 for 686 graduates and featured keynote addresses from Betty Chu, MD, senior vice president, associate chief clinical officer and chief quality officer of Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), and Veronika Scott, founder and CEO of The Empowerment Plan, an internationally recognized workforce development organization.

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  9. Finance industry leaders offer career insight at Walsh’s Financial Futures event March 2, 2021

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2021 — Walsh College will host Financial Futures, a free virtual event highlighting career opportunities in banking, corporate finance and financial services, on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021 from 8-9:30 p.m.

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  10. Oakland University’s ‘Inspire the Choir’ to feature Eric Whitacre, Stacey Gibbs

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Inspire the Choir — a free virtual workshop featuring Eric Whitacre and Stacey Gibbs — from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 on Zoom.

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