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Friday, July 10, 2020
The Crawford Insurance Group is Proud to Announce the 2020 Winners of our College Scholarship ProgramOur mission at the Crawford Insurance Group is to empower our employees, clients, and communities to successfully navigate the unexpected. The Crawford Insurance Group knows that giving back in both time and treasure not only improves the community, but the people in it. We have had a long- ...read more
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Wednesday, July 08, 2020
With a focus on promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, Oakland University has elevated its bioengineering program to a department. The move is intended to strengthen the university’s academic profile and help students succeed in a rapidly evolving job market.  Louay Chamra, (left) dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science and Kevin Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and ...read more
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Thursday, July 02, 2020
Beaumont researchers develop COVID-19 test that can detect virus in saliva, blood or urine in 45 minutes A team led by Beaumont Health researchers, Laura Lamb, Ph.D. and Michael Chancellor, M.D at the Aikens Research Center at Beaumont Research Institute has developed a new test to detect COVID-19 via urine, blood, salvia or a mouth-swab sample in just 30-45 minutes.   Results were compared to ...read more
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Thursday, July 02, 2020
  Oakland University’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10.   “Listening to carillon music is a great way of enjoying a live outdoor performance while social distancing in a large, open area,” said Dennis Curry, OU’s ...read more
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Oakland University Center for Autism is sponsoring a summer webinar series to help parents, caregivers and siblings support children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) during the coronavirus pandemic.  The weekly webinars focus on a variety of issues, including facilitating online learning for children with autism, looking out for dangers such as cyberbullying, dealing with trauma and ...read more
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Monday, June 29, 2020
Rochester Hills Public Library Reopens July 6 for Grab & Go Service with Occupancy Limits and  Additional Health and Safety Parameters (ROCHESTER – June 26, 2020)The Rochester Hills Public Library will reopen on Monday, July 6 for Grab & Go service. This reopening to the public moves the library into Phase Three of its Reopening Plan. The plan is in place to allow the library to open to the public ...read more
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
 Family ‘Glamping’, Golf Excursions and Creekside Cabanas are a just a few of the features planned for southeast Michigan travelers this summer at Royal Park Hotel. The hotel, a four-diamond award winning hotel located in Downtown Rochester, recently announced its Travel Like a Local Summer Tour. The themed room and attraction packages are designed to help guests enjoy a Pure Michigan summer ...read more
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Starting this fall, students will be able to earn a Master of Business Administration entirely through online classes.  OU’s MBA program was already online-friendly, with 13 of 16 required courses offered online. Making the remaining required courses available online makes the program even more accessible, while maintaining the same commitment to academic quality. “The online format has a ...read more
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Monday, June 22, 2020
  OU INC client Time2Talk (T2T) has partnered with Definitive Technology Group (DTG), to be DTG’s proprietary device management software provider. The partnership is a breakthrough in bringing sophisticated, yet affordable device tracking technology to an array of customers in varied industries.   “During these difficult times, Time2Talk and Definitive Technology Group are working together ...read more
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Friday, June 19, 2020
  Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of eight jobs that are projected to be great ones to target in the current economic climate, according to a recent articleby U.S. News & World Report.   “On the production end of the supply chain, industrial engineers play an essential role,” U.S. News & World Report Contributor Robin Madell wrote in the article. “They increase efficiency in ...read more
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
On June 15, the Oakland University Board of Trustees approved a $270,013,650 general fund budget, which includes a zero percent tuition increase for the fall 2020 semester.  Although the State of Michigan’s FY2021 budget has not been finalized, the university’s FY2021 budget is based on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which allows states to fund universities at a ...read more
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Rochester Hills, MI - For their efforts in establishing a solid foundation to attract private investment and further build on municipality assets, the city of Rochester Hills has been awarded the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced today.   Rochester Hills joins 44 other Michigan communities in all corners of the ...read more
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
  Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance is offering virtual summer workshops this year, including a Summer Virtual Jazz Intensive featuring violinist Regina Carter, jazz drummer Sean Dobbins and flutist Nancy Stagnitta from July 20-24.   The OU Summer Virtual Jazz Intensive will focus on themed topics such as the history of women in jazz, bridging classical to jazz, jazz ...read more
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
  As a senior academic adviser with Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center (FYAC), Kate Golder has been assisting OU students transitioning to their first year in college by helping them plan and schedule their courses, navigate changing majors, and connecting them to campus resources.   “My main priority and goal is to make sure my students feel supported,” said Golder, who has ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2020
For the fourth consecutive year, Oakland University received a gold ranking, the highest possible rating for veteran-friendliness from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). The organization recognizes institutions of higher learning for dedication to student veterans and dependents using their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits. Based on a variety of factors, the schools on this ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2020
As we continue to navigate through this pandemic, please know that we are here as a support for our community partners, families, and most importantly our seniors. Next Steps 4 Seniors look forward to turning the corner together as we develop a new normal. Thank you for all you have done and are still doing through these times for your staff, families, and our sweet seniors.  Next Steps 4 Seniors ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2020
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Official Statement Rochester, MI—For years, the people of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have looked to the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce for information, strategic connections and methods of change. This season is no different. In the midst of a global pandemic, COVID-19, shutting down our economy nationwide, we are once ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2020
WALK FOR MIRACLE WORKERSBenefiting Beaumont Children’s programs and COVID-19 Employee Support FundBringing the Community Together VirtuallySaturday, August 8, 2020   Beaumont Children’s annual Walk for Miracles – now renamed the Walk for Miracle Workers - will bring the community together, virtually, on Saturday, August 8, 2020.  An online kickoff celebration will take place at 9:00 a.m. ...read more
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The insurance law changes coming to Michigan on July 1, 2020 were greatly needed to reduce the large insurance premiums in the state. However, the law has several unintended consequences that can severely impact Michigan residents, and may result in rates increasing long-term. Below is a brief summary of some of those issues.PIP/Medical Benefits - If an individual loses their medical insurance, ...read more
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