Rochester / Rochester Hills

Featured Video: Leader Dogs for the Blind

Founded by Lions Club members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has successfully trained more than 15,000 guide dog teams from countries all over the world. Their mission is to...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

Royal Park Hotel Creates Local Summer Tour to Help Families Safely Enjoy the Season

Family ‘Glamping’, Golf Excursions and Creekside Cabanas are just a few of the features planned for southeast Michigan travelers this summer at Royal Park Hotel. The hotel, a four-diamond...

Two OUWB Med Students Recognized for Work in Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Excerpt: Two medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine have been recognized for their great work in diversity, equity, and inclusion — both in and outside of the...

The Bonds That Unite Us

Excerpt: Oakland University alumni are a tight-knit community. But none more so than the Black Alumni Chapter, who are proof that you find more than an education at a university....

The World Turns — to Oakland County

Governments and companies all over the world know about Oakland County. That’s not just a boast from county officials — though Oakland County is certainly proud of its world renown.It’s...

Featured Video: Take Root

Calling Rochester, Mich., home, Take Root resides at Oakland University under the direction of founders Ali Woerner and Thayer Jonutz. In addition to being a modern dance company, Take...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

OU Archival Project Chronicles Everyday Life Amid Pandemic

Excerpt: As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Oakland University has launched a grassroots effort to document the experiences of people in Southeast Michigan. People can submit photos, written journals, flyers,...

Control Under Pressure

Excerpt: Sitting in a hospital waiting room while a loved one is in surgery, we all have a similar hope. We want the medical team in that operating room...