Rochester / Rochester Hills

Auburn Hills’ Continental to Launch Robo-Taxi Pilot Program at Oakland University

Beginning in late August, Auburn Hills-based mobility supplier Continental, France’s EasyMile autonomous shuttle manufacturer, Oakland University, and the city of Auburn Hills will implement a pilot deployment of a...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...

WMU Graduate, Cancer Survivor Founds The Lipstick Journey in Rochester Hills

A metro Detroit woman and Western Michigan University graduate has founded The Lipstick Journey in Rochester Hills, which offers lipstick and supports cancer prevention and treatment organizations. The Lipstick Journey...

Michigan Senior Olympics Converge on Oakland County

Michael Cushnier began competing as a cyclist in the Michigan Senior Olympics in 1999. Starting in cycling in the 1970s, he would participate in weekend races around Michigan, but the...

Five Bucks Gets Oakland County Middle School Students Entry in the 2019 McLaren Brooksie Way 5K Race

Middle school students interested in running or walking the McLaren Brooksie Way 5k race can register for the 2019 race and save themselves a bundle. For a mere $5, middle...

$78 Million in Construction Approved at OU, New Arts, Athletics Facilities

Excerpt: Oakland University’s athletics and arts facilities are next in line for an update as four new construction projects were given the green-light at a recent board of trustees...

K9 Training Center Building $4 Million Headquarters for Scent-Detection Dogs

Excerpt: A scent-detection training center for dogs is breaking ground on a $4 million renovation and moving to Auburn Hills this summer, according to the city’s development blog. Elite Detection K9,...

OU’s Disability Support Services to Offer Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Program This Fall

Excerpt: This fall, Oakland University’s Disability Support Services, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, will be offering a special topics course through social work, sociology and...

OU’s Summer Carillon Series Underway

Excerpt: Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, returned on July 5 for six Fridays. The free concerts will take place at 6...

Oakland’s Master of Science in Nursing Program Ranked in National Survey

Excerpt: Study.com has published its 2019 rankings for the best Master of Science in Nursing programs in the country, and Oakland University came in at No. 44. The website evaluated hundreds of...