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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Sheldon R. Gordon, Ph.D., a professor in the department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a $15,000 Eye and Vision Research grant by Eversight, a global nonprofit network of eye banks. The grant was awarded in support of his work in the area of corneal research. Dr. Gordon is among nine recipients who received grants from Eversight for research projects that align with the ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Rainbow Connection is pleased to announce that Larry Alexander has recently joined the Board of Directors for the Michigan wish granting organization. Alexander is President and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau and a 30-year veteran of the hospitality and tourism industry. He helped lead efforts that resulted in Detroit landing some of the world’s most coveted sporting ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, August 11, 2017 – More than a century after the disaster, the story of the “unsinkable” Titanic continues to capture the public’s imagination. With lush music and gripping drama, Avon Players kicks off its 71 st season with the musical depiction of the tragedy, Titanic running September 8-23. Based on the infamous 1912 maritime disaster in which a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, August 14, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit proudly announces its most recent partnership with... Bill's Automotive in downtown Rochester. We will be connecting around 265 new residents and families from the Rochester and Rochester Hills area (48307) every month to come out to their full service auto center and be warmly welcomed to the community. For over 20 years, Bill’s Automotive, with its staff of ...read more
Monday, August 14, 2017
Urges Senate to Include Nation’s Mayors at the Table to Reach Real Solutions Rochester Hills, MI – Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett joined a bipartisan group of mayors representing the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) to hold a press conference in the U.S. Capitol following meetings with key Senators to discuss a bipartisan way forward on the biggest issues of the day, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Jamal Aliah, director of Intelligence Matters, LLC., will present a hands-on lecture on the legal and cultural issues surrounding interactions between the Arab-American community and first responders on Monday, Sept. 11 at Oakland University. The lecture will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gold Rooms at the Oakland Center, 312 Meadow Brook Road. “Mr. Aliah’s talk is an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Oakland University Board of Trustees voted at its August formal meeting to approve the creation of a School of Music, Theatre and Dance. This move follows a consistent expansion and transformation of programs offered by the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance over the past 35 years. “We developed the School of Music, Theatre and Dance to be housed within the College of Arts and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 07, 2017
The Meadow Brook Theatre Guild is proud to present its 2 nd Annual fundraising event, BeWitched & BeDazzled! The event will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m . at the beautiful Palazzo Grande Banquet Facility located at 54660 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township. Special Guest Master of Ceremonies, Karen Carter, Chief Forecaster, WWJ-TV CBS Detroit, will be with us ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, August 04, 2017
Chief Financial Places as Healthiest Credit Union in Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rochester Hills, Michigan, August 1, 2017 – Chief Financial Credit Union is proud to announce that it has been ranked in the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in the United States and the healthiest in Michigan. Chief Financial went from not making the Top 200 in 2016 to coming in at 36 th healthiest credit ...read more
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Dr. Andrei Slavin, a distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Physics at Oakland University, has been awarded a $210,829 grant from the National Science Foundation as part of a collaborative research project which seeks to develop a new type of terahertz generator that can be used in a variety of fields, including communication, medical imaging and security. “Existing ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
From left, Shailesh Lal, Luis Villa-Diaz, Randal Westrick and Rasul Chaudhry are pictured with the certificates they received after taking part in this year's Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching. With the goal of improving student learning, a select group of faculty members in Oakland University’s Department of Biological Sciences attended a national conference dedicated to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Rochester, Michigan – As it approaches its 50th anniversary, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center has become Ascension Crittenton Hospital, making it the first hospital in the country to adopt the new unified Ascension brand, naming, and logo. Last September, Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, announced a significant ...read more
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Local families and students to benefit from generosity of Clarkston-based foundation Assistance League Ò of Southeastern Michigan received a $15,000 grant from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation. The funds will support three Assistance League philanthropic programs: Assault Survivor Kits Ò , Link to Creative Teaching and Operation School Bell Ò . All programs serve ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017
The genetic information in a kernel of corn could be a key to better understanding how normal cells become cancerous in humans, according to a recent collaborative study conducted by researchers from Oakland University and the University of Florida. “This is an exciting development as it suggests we can use plants as model systems to better understand human disease,” said Dr. Gerard ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Oakland University’s Department of Psychology is launching two new programs this fall that could help students save time and tuition by allowing them to complete both their undergraduate and graduate degrees sooner. “We are very excited about these new programs,” said Todd Shackelford, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Oakland ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit partners with MOD Pizza of Rochester Hills and Shelby Township to Welcome about 488 new members of the community every month to experience their Made On Demand fresh pizzas and salads. There are too many qualities to list that make this artisinal-style pizzeria leaders of the industry, but here are a few that are noteworthy: 1) They instill a great culture and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Are you ready for college? Oakland University is hosting an event to help high school students and their family members find out how they can prepare for college. The event takes place from 1-4:30 p.m. on OU’s campus. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms. Admissions and financial aid experts discuss a range of topics including: The college selection process ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 21, 2017
Welcomemat North Detroit partners with Bald Mountain Behavioral Medicine to serve and support the community in the growing epidemic of opiate addiction. Around 525 new families every month in the Rochester, Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills area will be introduced to their practice. Bald Mountain Behavioral, has over 30 years of collective expertise in the fields of medicine and mental health. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Each year, at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of those infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It’s a real problem,” said Dr. Satish Walia, an associate professor of biological sciences at Oakland University. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Sprout Fresh Food Store, a Pontiac-based produce market, is hosting a “Now Accepting EBT/Bridge Cards” kick-off event on Saturday, July 22, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. The event features free produce taste testings, prizes, recipe ideas and more. Fresh, locally grown, fruits and vegetables will be available for purchase. Sprout is located at 580 W. Huron St. in Pontiac. "We are so ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
News Mention: Welcomemat North Detroit partners with Picasso's Artistic Hair Design of Rochester Hills to connect them with around 265 new residents that move into the community every month. This family owned and operated salon focuses solely on you and your satisfaction of your hair. They've been in business for over 38 years and are considered specialist in: contemporary to classic ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, July 17, 2017
The Wind Symphony is Oakland University’s premier wind band. Its undergraduate and graduate student musicians are selected annually through competitive audition. Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Cunningham, director of bands, the Wind Symphony always maintains an active concert schedule both on and off campus, but next year will bring particularly exciting opportunities. “The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Rochester Hills Public Library is spicing up your summer with new Adventure Kits, STEAM Kits and activities based around the upcoming solar eclipse. Adventure Kits, for adults and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) Kits for youth, are backpacks stocked with the makings for an educational adventure. Adult kits have themes like the human body, park adventures and bird ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release