OUR@Oakland

OUR@Oakland is Oakland University's institutional repository maintained by the University Libraries. The aim of OUR@Oakland is to collect, organize, and showcase the scholarship, creative work, and archival and special collections created by or affiliated with the Oakland University community.

 

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House Intelligence Committee Calls for End to NSA Bulk Telephone Metadata Program While Preserving Counterterrorism Capabilities
(2014-03-14) Rogers, Michael J.
Op-ed about a proposal to end the government's bulk collection of telephone records
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Minutes of the Meeting of the University Senate, January 18, 2024
(Oakland University, 2024-01-18) Oakland University. Senate
1. Informational items: Graduate Program Submissions (Graduate Certificate in Industrial Hygiene, Graduate Certificate in Human Factors and Ergonomics, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Protection); Undergraduate Program Submissions (Recreation Leadership Minor, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences BS, Electrical Engineering BSE new concentrations, School of Business Administration pre-core requirements); Combined Graduate and Undergraduate Submissions (General Education catalog update, Culture waiver for international students); OU Advance Phase 2 Report; Affordable Course Materials Initiative; Provost's Updates | 2. Roll Call | 3. Approval of the Minutes of December 14, 2023 | 4. Unfinished Business: None | 5. New Business: Senate Standing Committee staffing | 6. Good and Welfare | 7. Adjourn
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Media Advisory: HPSCI Chair and Ranking Member to Hold Press Conference to Discuss FISA Improvement Legislation
(2014-03-24) Rogers, Michael J.
Media advisory that HPSCI Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will hold a press conference to discuss their bipartisan legislation to improve the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
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Assessing the Balance of an Adult Idiopathic Toe Walker and the Effect of Adding Custom Heel Wedges: Case Report
(2023) Racette, Olivia; Treanore, Tamara
Idiopathic toe walkers present with a distinctly different walking pattern that, over a long period of time, can alter the development of the calf muscles and Achilles tendon, as well as decrease the stability one has while standing. While research has been performed on how to prevent toe walking, the focus has been on the pediatric population, who are more responsive to treatments, rather than adults whose bodies have adapted to an abnormal way of walking. This study reveals the benefits of creating custom heel wedges for an adult toe walker. The balance of the subject was first assessed using the BTrackS Balance Plate. Then, custom heel wedges were fabricated and the subject’s balance was reevaluated while wearing the heel wedges. The results illustrated an improvement in balance after using the heel wedges, because the subject has more plantigrade support when standing. Due to the successful results, this study offers an alternative solution for toe walkers who cannot or do not want to receive other types of treatment, and potentially decrease the numerous types of injuries they endure due to their lack of stability.
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Minutes of the Formal Session of the Oakland University Board of Trustees, December 4, 2023
(2023-12-04) Oakland University. Board of Trustees; Pescovitz, Ora Hirsch
A. Pledge of Allegiance | B. Call to Order | C. Roll Call | D. President's Report | E. Consent Agenda for Consideration/Action: Consent Agenda; Minutes of the Board of Trustees Formal Session of September 11, 2023 ; University Personnel Actions; Acceptance of Gifts and Pledges to Oakland University for the Period of August 30, 2023 through November 20, 2023; Acceptance of Grants and Contracts to Oakland University for the Period of July 1 – October 31, 2023; Final Undergraduate School Report and Final Graduate School Report, Summer 2023 - August 26, 2023; Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, Year Ended June 30, 2023; Golf and Learning Center Operating Budget for Calendar Year Ending December 31, 2024; Revised Oakland University Student Congress Constitution; Authorizing Resolution - General Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2024; Non-Endowed Realized Gift Assessment; Media Consulting, Planning, Buying and Stewardship Approval for Traditional and Digital Project; Amended and Restated Meadow Brook Theatre Agreement and Lease Between Meadow Brook Theatre Ensemble and Oakland University; Authorization for Havenwyck Hospital, Inc. Letter of Intent and Lease; Aquasight LLC Contract Adjustment - Amended; Acceptance of Meadow Brook Subdivision Guarantee Report | F. New Items for Consideration/Action: Treasurer's Report ; Financial Statements, June 30, 2023 and 2022; Renewal of Charter for Caniff Liberty Academy; Amendments to the Oakland University Senate Constitution; Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of Oakland University | G. Other Items for Consideration/Action that May Come Before the Board | H. Adjournment