Tag Archives: Education

  1. OU INC helps Oakland University student launch on-demand delivery business

    About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Empower yourself in the New Year

    Change jobs. Start a new career. Make more money. Be my best self.

    Oakland Community College offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs as well as continuing education and advanced training to get you started. New students must apply by December 15.
    Did you know, for the equivalent of as little as $25 week, students can earn 3 credits toward accredited degree, transfer and certificate programs at OCC? OCC maintains a low tuition rate for high-quality education – up to 25- to 50-percent lower cost to similar public or private higher education institutions.

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  3. What do you get when you add 27 math students and two math faculty? A math club.

    If 91 base-10 digits are chosen at random, what is the probability that some of the digits can form a number x with n digits, and the rest can form a number b with (91-n) digits such that x = b2? (Note: x and b cannot begin with the digit 0.) If you don’t know the answer to that problem, join the club. If you do know the answer, join the Math Club, which was resurrected at Oakland Community College’s Royal Oak campus just before Thanksgiving by Faculty members Jeff Parent and Dan Puig-Pey, in the math department.

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  4. Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine collaborates with University of Detroit Mercy on interprofessional curriculum

    Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry (Detroit Mercy) will launch a new interprofessional course to educate medical and dental students on how health care professionals collaborate for the benefit of their patients.

    Beginning in March 2019, second-year Detroit Mercy dental students will learn communication skills and patient encounters side-by-side with second-year medical students at OUWB’s Clinical Skills Center at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. At the Center, they will interact with trained standardized patients. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. OU’s World Music, Latin Jazz concerts to feature renowned violinist Regina Carter

    Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will be performing as a special guest on Friday, Nov. 30 during the World Music Concert and Saturday, Dec. 1 during the Latin Jazz Concert in Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. OU Brass Band to welcome acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead on Dec. 2

    Internationally acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead will join the OU Brass Band for a memorable afternoon of brass music artistry beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.

    “Steve’s appearance with the OU Brass Band is a result of conversations we had during his two-day residence here at OU last March,” said Dr. Kenneth Kroesche, an associate professor of music and coordinator of the OU Brass Band. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Oakland University to present ‘Lysistrata Remix,’ a comedic battle of the sexes

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Lysistrata Remix — a comedic battle of the sexes — from Nov. 15 through Dec. 2 in Varner Studio Theatre.

    The production puts a new shell on the Greek comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Originally performed in Athens in 411 BCE, Lysistrata tells the story of a woman who makes a vow to withhold sex from her husband, and inspires other women to do the same, until their soldier husbands sign a treaty for peace. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. OCC and Oakland University expand Transfer Articulation Agreements

    Oakland Community College and Oakland University leaders have signed new articulation agreements that will benefit even more students at both schools.
    The objectives of the newest agreements include helping transition qualified students from OCC to OU in pursuit of Science, Nursing and Social Work bachelor’s degrees. The agreements are effective through October 31, 2023 and subject to review for continuation after the initial five years. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Oakland University celebrates re-opening of expanded, renovated Oakland Center

    Oakland University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the re-grand opening of the university’s student union, the Oakland Center, which recently underwent a 60,000-square-foot expansion that included $46 million in renovations to the existing building.

    “It has been a pleasure to see this project take shape, particularly because it answers such a great need,” said OU Trustee Richard DeVore. “There is nothing I have been involved with at Oakland as important as this facility.” Read the rest of this entry »

  10. MDEC Educator of Year: Subbarao develops students’ “voice and place”

    English Professor Suba Subbarao’s work in the classroom to help her students, in the words of a colleague, “find their voice and their place” speaks for itself. And now a statewide organization devoted to her passion for developmental education says Subbarao’s place is at the head of the class among her peers. Read the rest of this entry »