Rochester / Rochester Hills

OU’s Environmental Health and Safety degree program ranked among top in nation

Oakland University’s Environmental Health and Safety online degree program has been ranked as one of the top 25 Best Value Occupational Safety and Health degree programs in the nation...

Toyology: How a little metro Detroit toy store is thriving, expanding

Excerpt:  In today’s ever-expanding world of online shopping, it is becoming increasingly difficult for many small retail businesses to succeed and grow, and increasingly difficult to take a child to...

Flying squirrels, mink found in first of its kind study at OU

Excerpt:  A group of biology students made some unexpected discoveries while conducting a wildlife mammal survey at the Oakland University biological preserve. Read more. 

Rochester-based company debuts ‘Uber-like’ marketplace for movers

Most of the time when someone talks about ride-sharing, they’re talking about people. But an enterprising college student recently expanded on the peer-to-peer service-sharing model to help people ride-share...

From chair volleyball to dulcimer lessons, Oakland County seniors find lots to do

When it comes to keeping active, Oakland County’s nearly half-million people ages 60 and up are a fortunate group. Virtually every municipality has a senior center, or even two,...

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Serra Donovan Law of Rochester merges with Birmingham’s Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein

Excerpt:  Rochester’s Serra Donovan Law Group is merging with the Birmingham law firm of Lippitt O’Keefe Gornbein, and William Donovan is joining the latter as senior counsel. Reese Serra will...

Rochester Hills’ Oakland University announces $150M campaign

Excerpt:  Rochester Hills-based Oakland University has announced a $150-million fundraising campaign, the largest in the school’s history. It has raised more than $50 million in the campaign's quiet phase over the...

All Aboard! model train exhibit presented by the Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club

Excerpt:  The Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club has been planning this model train exhibit for one year and they can’t wait to share it with the community. The Calf Barn...

All aboard the Royal Park Express!

 Once again, the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester has transformed their lobby into a Christmas wonderland with a massive, whimsical gingerbread creation—the Royal Park Express, a gingerbread train on...