Tag Archives: Education

  1. Oakland University professor publishes handbook on evolutionary psychology

    Todd Shackelford, distinguished professor and chair of Oakland University’s Department of Psychology, is editor of the newly published SAGE Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. This comprehensive, up-to-date reference text provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field.

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  2. Jabil provides muscle and more to Oakland University lean community internships

    In the fall of 2019, Boston’s Lean Enterprise Institute began a partnership with Oakland University’s Pawley Lean Institute and the Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department to support student interns’ work on improving the operational performance of community service organizations.

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  3. OU professor named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Michael Sevilla, a distinguished professor of physical chemistry at Oakland University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The designation recognizes AAAS members for important contributions to STEM disciplines, including research, leadership, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations, and advancing public understanding of science.

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  4. Walsh hosts virtual doctor of management program information session Jan. 13, 2021

    Troy, Mich.,  – Walsh will host a virtual information session about the Doctor of Management (D.M.) program on January 13, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.

    Jenny Tatsak, Ph.D., professor of communication and chair of Walsh’s business communication, marketing and doctoral programs will lead the session. Topics will include a program overview, career opportunities, financial aid and scholarship information and a Q&A period. During the Q&A period, prospective D.M. students will have the opportunity to ask administrators, faculty and alumni questions. Advanced registration is recommended.

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  5. Oakland University Graduate School Dean Brandy Randall to serve on Advisory Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy

    Dr. Brandy A. Randall, dean of the Graduate School at Oakland University, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as a member of the Council of Graduate Schools’ Advisory Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy. Her term will begin in January 2021.

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  6. Walsh announces free class offer for new and continuing students

    TROY, Mich., Dec. 8, 2020 — Walsh announced today that it will offer a free class to new students who enroll for the first time or continuing students who refer a new student who enrolls for the first time for the winter semester beginning Jan. 4, 2021. Students must apply and be admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program and complete their first class in the winter 2021 semester to qualify. The deadline to register for winter classes is Jan. 10, 2021.

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  7. Oakland University student selected for rural leadership mentoring program

    Oakland University senior Mairead Warner is among 20 students selected for a nationwide mentoring program that will develop the next generation of rural leaders. The newly launched Rural Leadership Mentoring Program is coordinated through the Advancing Rural Communities Initiative and will pair rural-grown students with leaders who serve in positions of rural impact.

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  8. Former Wall Street Journal columnist John Stoll: ‘Because of my OU history degree, I’m distinct’

    In a video on Oakland University’s YouTube channel, former Wall Street Journal business columnist John Stoll shared how a degree in history from Oakland University helped him stand out among his peers.

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  9. Oakland University teams with Aquasight to pilot a sewage surveillance program

    Oakland University has partnered with the Troy, Mich.-based firm Aquasight LLC to conduct a sewage surveillance program that can track the presence of infectious diseases like COVID-19 in wastewater.

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  10. Oakland University professor awarded NIH grant to investigate genetic brain disorder

    Adam Avery, an assistant professor of biochemistry, has been awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to research gene mutations associated with Spinocerebellar Ataxia, a degenerative brain disorder that affects motor skills, including balance, coordination and speech.

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