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  1. ‘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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Walsh President Marsha Kelliher Named to Crain’s Notable Women in Education

    TROY, Mich.,  — Marsha Kelliher, J.D, LL.M., President and CEO of Walsh, has been named to the 2019 Notable Women in Education list by Crain’s Detroit Business. The list highlights women in the education sector who are leaders in their workplaces and communities.

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  9. OUR Credit Union has a longstanding commitment to making an impact in their communities with education being the foundation of their efforts

    For more information on OUR Credit Union’s Charitable Foundation or their financial education efforts, contact Janice Maiorano at 248-549-3838, ext 326 or via email at jmaiorano@ourcuonline.org

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  10. Walsh Marks Over 50 Years of Community College Partnerships

    TROY, Mich.,  — For over 50 years, Walsh’s partnerships with community colleges have provided students an affordable, accessible education. In 1968, Walsh began offering coursework for upper-division students who had completed two years at community college or a four-year institutions. Since that time, Walsh has built community college partnerships to include Henry Ford College, Macomb Community College, Mott Community College, Oakland Community College, Schoolcraft College, St. Clair Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Wayne County Community College District and many more across Michigan and beyond.

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