News for Education

Friday, March 22, 2019
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present their final concert of the season at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall.  Along with four soloists, Oakland University Symphony Chorus, Detroit Concert Choir and Madrigal Chorale, the orchestra will also present Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, which was first performed in 1874 and composed in memory of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
ROCHESTER, MI, March 21, 2019-Explore your creative side and register for Spring art classes at Rochester's Paint Creek Center for the Arts! Spring Registration and Summer Camp registration is now open for both members and non-members! Spring classes, for children and adults, start on April 8, 2019 and run through June 15, 2019.  Summer Camps are ran weekly June through August and are open to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
As part of its Richard J. Burke Lecture Series in Philosophy, Religion and Society, Oakland University will host a discussion on “The Lies That Bind,” with Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 in Banquet Rooms A and B in the Oakland Center.  Social conflicts, embodied in race, religion, class and gender, create people’s identities. And those identities, riddled ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present The Who’s Tommy, a fast-paced and exhilarating rock opera featuring a thrilling score by the legendary British rock band The Who, from March 21-24 and March 27-31 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall.  Winner of five Tony Awards, Tommy was adapted by The Who’s Pete Townsend and Tony Award-winning writer/director Des ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
To offer an inclusive day of fun for people with autism spectrum disorders, the Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) is hosting its 16th annual Family Fun Day from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday March 23 at the Oakland University Recreation Center.  The event is free and open to all individuals impacted by autism, as well as their families and friends.   During this ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Oakland University chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, recently sent eight students to present their research at the annual Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference, which was held Feb. 15-17 in Washington, D.C.  “For this conference, students exploring topics across political science are encouraged to submit research proposals,” said Dr. ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
As a result of ongoing efforts to encourage students to become more involved in the electoral process, Oakland University has been designated a “Voter-Friendly Campus” by Campus Vote Project and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.  The designation is valid through December 2020.    “This is a tremendous ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Oakland University’s School of Music Theatre and Dance will present The Diary of One Who Disappeared/Needle Point at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.  A semi-staged pairing of Leoš Janácek's haunting song cycle about a young farmer who is seduced by a Gypsy woman — and the ramifications of his subsequent abandonment of his family and their traditions to be ...read more
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