ItemCampaign Roundup - November 18, 2010(2011-01-19T19:09:27Z) Oakland UniversityTerri L. Towner (Department of Political Science) moderates a panel discussion about the results of the November 2nd election. The panel consists of Susan Demas (Michigan Information & Research Service), Bernie Porn (EPIC-MRA), Rich Robinson (Michigan Campaign Finance Network), and Chuck Stokes (WXYZ Channel 7). ItemBetween Homeland Security and Facebook: Surveillance Studies Today - November 14, 2010(2011-01-19T19:07:20Z) Oakland UniversitySurveillance Studies specialist David Lyon from Queens University Security Studies Centre speaks on the monitoring aspects of today’s technology and social mediums. Using Facebook as a prime example, Lyon discusses the processes in which organizations (government, marketing groups, corporations, etc.) collect information from the site, and what they can use this information for. ItemAlumni Awards Banquet - November 6, 2010(2011-01-19T19:05:04Z) Oakland UniversityThe Alumni Awards Banquet was to commemorate those distinguished graduated students who made a difference and were active while attending Oakland University. They also were commemorated for their continued help and support for Oakland. The banquet celebrated them and their achievements. ItemPulitzer Prize Winning Writer Junot Diaz - November 4, 2010(2011-01-19T19:02:43Z) Oakland UniversityJunot Diaz, a Dominican-American fiction writer, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for his novel "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," read and discussed his work with the Oakland University community. This is a rare opportunity to hear what Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times has called "one of contemporary fiction's most distinctive and irresistible new voices." This reading is in conjunction with Celebrating the Liberal Arts Frontiers and Borders theme for the 2010-2011 academic year. ItemPresident's Colloquium Series - Yang Xia - October 27, 2010(2011-01-19T19:00:01Z) Oakland UniversityThe president of Oakland University supports a colloquium series to showcase faculty research at the university. Faculty members from any rank and discipline are eligible to apply. ItemAnton / Frankel Center Exchanging of the Keys - September 22, 2010(2011-01-19T18:55:36Z) Oakland UniversityGebran Anton and Stuar Frankel donated the Towne Square II building at 20 Main Street in Mount Clemens to the university, a gift valued at approximately $2 million. OU will rename the building the Oakland University Anton/Frankel Center. ItemNew Student Convocation - September 1, 2010(2011-01-19T18:53:02Z) Oakland UniversityThis formal ceremony, usually held the first day of classes each fall semester, marks the beginning of a student's academic career. The event includes a formal procession of faculty in academic regalia and presentations by the university president and campus representatives. ItemUniversity Update 2010 - February 1, 2010(2011-01-19T18:50:32Z) Oakland UniversityJoin Dr. Gary Russi and university colleagues for a university update. Several university leaders and Dr. Russi share current information on selected university initiatives. Questions and answers at the conclusion of the session. ItemKeeper of the Dream Scholarship - January 18, 2010(2011-01-18T19:18:47Z) Oakland UniversityThree outstanding undergraduate Oakland University students have received the prestigious Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards for their contributions and promotion of interracial understanding and tolerance. The 18th annual awards celebration presented the scholarships to English major Chelsea Grimmer, psychology major Juquatta Brewer, and communications major Melissa DeGrandis. All three students have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and have shown themselves to be exceptional students and dedicated citizens of the community. ItemTechnology Center Grand Opening - October 22, 2009(2011-01-18T19:16:24Z) Oakland UniversityThe Grand Opening Celebration of the Technology Learning Center at Kresge Library Information Commons, e-Learning and Instructional Support, UTS Help Desk. Brief remarks by: Gary D. Russi, President, Virinder Moudgil, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, Julie Voelck, Dean, Cathryn Cheal, Assistant Vice President of e-Learning and Instructional Support. ItemPresident's Colloquium Series: Todd Estes - October 20, 2009(2011-01-18T19:13:44Z) Oakland UniversityThe president of Oakland University supports a colloquium series to showcase faculty research at the university. Faculty members from any rank and discipline are eligible to apply. Professor Todd Estes presents this colloquium. ItemFormer president of India, A. P.J. Abdul Kalam Visit Oakland University - September 17, 2009(2011-01-18T19:09:30Z) Oakland UniversityThe Varner Vitality Lecture Series presents the former President of India, A. P .J. Abdul Kalam ItemHispanic Celebration 2009: Opening Ceremony - September 14, 2009(2011-01-18T19:04:23Z) Oakland UniversityOpening Remarks: Dr. Virinder Moudgil, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Keynote Speaker: Martina Guzmán Martina Guzmán is a Detroit journalist who won the Associated Press Award as Best Individual Reporter for 2008. Ms. Guzmán will be speaking on the Detroit Science Center's upcoming exhibit on the Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato. ItemNew Student Convocation - September 2, 2009(2011-01-18T18:59:26Z) Oakland UniversityThis formal ceremony, usually held the first day of classes each fall semester, marks the beginning of a student's academic career. The event includes a formal procession of faculty in academic regalia and presentations by the university president and campus representatives. ItemWater Festival 2009 - May 21, 2009(2011-01-18T18:57:24Z) Oakland UniversityThe Clinton River Water Festival is an educational and enjoyable learning experience for fifth-grade students from the Clinton River Watershed community schools in Oakland County. The festival design allows students to learn about the central role water and the Clinton River play within the region. Some of the topics that are explored during the festival include: storm water, waste water treatment, soil erosion, wetlands, creeks and streams, habitat, as well as sources of pollution. Several governmental and environmental agencies work with Pre-College Programs to plan and execute the festival at Oakland University.