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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Meadow Brook Hall’s Meadow Brook in Bloom runs June 25 through June 30, a weeklong series of community events and a special house and garden tour that celebrates all things floral at The Great Estate on the campus of Oakland University. Floral arrangements are provided by Emerald City Designs. Visitors can tour elegant rooms featuring fresh flowers while gaining insight into the fascinating ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Assistance League ® Seeking Sponsors and Auction Items for 2017 Fundraiser Looking for a meaningful way to help make a difference for children and adults in our communities? Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan is seeking sponsors and donations of silent auction items for their 14 th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace Fundraiser. Last year, f unds raised from over 800 guests and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, June 16, 2017
Psychology Professor Martha Escobar (left) will serve as the principal investigator for Oakland University on the project, while Assistant Professor of Psychology Melissa McDonald (right) will serve as the co-principal investigator. For the third time in less than a year, Oakland University Psychology Professor Martha Escobar has received a research grant from the National Science Foundation in ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber
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
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Dr. Thomas Raffel, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Oakland University, has been awarded a five-year grant totaling nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation for his research on the effects of temperature variation on chytridiomycosis, an infectious disease that has been linked to mass amphibian die-offs and extinctions throughout the world. “There has been a ...read more
Categories: Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Baker College's Auburn Hills campus will acknowledge approximately 350 graduates at commencement ceremonies Friday, June 16, 7 p.m., at The Apostolic Church, 3655 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills. The event also includes students who are earning degrees from Baker College Online/Graduate Studies. “It is with great honor that we present the 2017 class of Baker ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Set For AUGUST 2, 2017 Rochester, MI (August 2, 2017) – The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Dinner Celebration at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2nd at Petruzzello’s Banquet Center in Troy to celebrate survivors and share details about its upcoming community walk. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Sunday, June 11, 2017
What combines a beautiful home, a lovely summer evening, good food and wine - all for a great cause? The Women's Fund "Mid-Summer Soirée," of course! Join us on July 12th from 6:00 P.M.to 8:30 P.M. for wine and hors d'oeuvres in a beautiful setting! This year’s event will be held at the Arteva's Idea Show House located at 1021 Clear Creek Drive in Rochester ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Oakland University students Megan Denha and Alanna Jonna will have a chance to pursue their lifelong dream of attending law school this fall, thanks to the OU/Wayne Law Partnership. Oakland University students Alanna Jonna and Megan Denha will have a chance to pursue their lifelong dream of attending law school this fall, thanks to a partnership between Oakland University and Wayne State ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Every day more and more companies are leveraging the benefits of business analytics to improve customer service, enhance operational performance, identify new business markets and drive revenue growth. The industry is flourishing, and Forbes reports the market is expected to nearly double by 2020. To address that demand, the Oakland University School of Business Administration now offers a full ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
For the sixth year, Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has awarded a full-tuition, renewable scholarship to an Oakland University-bound student who has demonstrated financial need, outstanding academic performance and devotion to extracurricular activities. This year’s recipient is Bridgette Morris, a 2017 graduate of Avondale High School. She intends to study nursing at Oakland University, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Rochester, MI – (June 5, 2017) – The Women’s Fund recently presented the Jewish Vocational Services (JVC) with a $750 grant for their Better Jobs Opportunities Program. The Women’s Fund grant will help fund scholarships for Oakland County women, thro. JVC helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency based on the belief that the best way to help people ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Representatives from Oakland University will be participating in two of Michigan’s largest LGBTQIA festivals during the month of June. Follow the oaklandu story on Snapchat on Saturday, June 3 to see OU at Ferndale Pride. As part of its Out on Campus Initiative, representatives from Oakland University will be participating in two of Michigan’s largest LGBTQIA festivals – ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Rochester Hills Public Library is offering community members the chance to explore the rich history just outside the library’s doors. To share the stories RHPL collaborated with the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to take you on a bicycle ride through time. On June 29, from 6:30-9 p.m. join us for a 3.7 mile ride, where you’ll meet ‘the original Forrest ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
3rd Annual Event to Coincide With Shelby Twp Farmers Market MI Green Team (MGT), organizer of some of Michigan’s largest green/healthy-living events, will present the 3rd annual Holistic Health Wellness Fair on Saturday, July 29 from 10am to 3pm at the historic Packard Proving Grounds , located at 22.5 mile on Van Dyke Ave in Shelby Twp. The event will be held indoors in the ...read more
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
From town to country, the 18th annual Rochester Garden Walk co-sponsored by the Rochester Garden Club and The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm shows off many unique and private gardens in the greater Rochester area. This year’s event takes place Thursday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to strolling in the private gardens, guests can also tour the Children’s Garden ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Event was part of Baker College’s ongoing Speaker Series AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Baker College’s Auburn Hills campus hosted Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, during its Speaker Series in observance of Autism Awareness Month. “Lt. Gov. Calley is a crusader for all Michiganders with disabilities or other limitations that may keep them from enjoying life to its fullest,” ...read more
Friday, May 26, 2017
The Oakland University Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the AT&T Aspire Program. The grant is specifically targeted to support K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach Workshops for high school students offered by the Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department and the Pawley Lean Institute at Oakland University. “Through AT&T Aspire, we ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 25, 2017
“Anything you do to the soil in a forest is going to have ramifications for how that forest system functions ecologically.” And that, Oakland University Professor Scott Tiegs said, is why the Asian Jumping Worm’s growing presence in Michigan soil is a real concern. “We don’t know a lot yet about how these relatively recent invaders, this Asian species, are going to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release