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    • Born and Born Again: 1969 and Its Discords 

      Murphy, Brian (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      The discord of the 1960s led to the development of the Honors College at Oakland University.
    • The Construction of the Oakland Way 

      Miller, Karen A.J. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Oakland’s creation in 1957 was the outcome of a strange mélange of boosterism and spite.The University developed from a branch campus if Michigan State University, becoming fully independent in 1970.
    • In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita of English, Gertrude White, 1915–2009 

      Appleton, Sheldon; Burdick, Dolores; Eberwein, Jane Donahue; McGowan, Robert; Steere, Millie; Wright, Warren Keith; Rosen, Joan; Murphy, Brian; Hampton, Nigel; Hoyle, Jim; McCloskey, Linda; Drummond, James H.; Sandy, Marjorie; Felden, Vikki Appleton (Oakland University, 2010-01-01)
      The Oakland University Community mourned the passing of Gertrude White, Professor Emerita of English, in 2009. The Oakland Journal is grateful to Distinguished Professor Jane Eberwein, Professor Emeritus Brian Murphy, ...
    • Keep a Low Profile 

      Hirschfeld-Medalia, Adeline (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      The early years that led to the development of Oakland University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
    • Liberal Education-The Foundation 

      Russi, Gary D. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Today, the liberal arts are the foundation of any degree conferred by Oakland University; this is still the bedrock educational principle that guides our mission. An Oakland University graduate may have a degree in electrical ...
    • The Matilda Wilson College Proposal of December 1956: The First Curricular Source for Oakland University 

      Tomboulian, Paul; Tomboulian, Alice (Oakland University, 2003-10-01)
      In November 1956, Matilda Dodge Wilson and Alfred Wilson decided to donate their Meadow Brook Farms estate and $2 million to the state of Michigan for the purpose of founding an educational institution. One month later, ...
    • MSUO to OU: Reversion to the Norm 

      Burdick, Harvey; Burke, Richard; Tomboulian, Paul (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      In the following record of an informal conversation held in May 2007, three early faculty members recall the beginnings of OU—called MSUO then—and the seemingly inevitable changes that occurred over time.
    • The Oakland University Chronicles 

      Tomboulian, Paul; Tomboulian, Alice (Oakland University, 2000-04-01)
      The Oakland University Chronicles are a set of oral histories about the beginnings of Oakland University. The Chronicles focus mainly on the years 1957–1963, before the graduation of the first class.
    • Oakland’s History for Beginners: One Professor’s Perspective 

      Eberwein, Jane Donahue (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      A brief history of Oakland University from one professor's perspective.
    • “Of All the Profound Profundities . . .” Reflections on the Life of “The Godfather” 

      Graham, Geraldine E. (Oakland University, 2007-01-01)
      Memorial for Dr. Manuel H. Pierson
    • Reminiscences of OU 

      White, Gertrude M. (Oakland University, 2007-10-01)
      Experiences during the early years of Oakland University, from one of the charter faculty.
    • The Responsible Philanthropy of Matilda Dodge Wilson 

      Riggs, Laura (Oakland University, 2011-10-01)
      Mrs. Matilda R. Wilson was a great philanthropist. Her gifts of time, support and money demonstrate her altruism.
    • The Revolution Was Not Televised: Perspectives from the Banks of Beer Lake, 1969-1975 

      Graham, James D. (Oakland University, 2004-10-01)
      Memories of student activism at Oakland University from 1969-1975
    • What Oakland Taught Me 

      Brieger, Gottfried (Oakland University, 2008-10-01)
      Lessons learned from forty years at Oakland University.