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Visits by appointments; 8:30am to 4:30pm, M-F, KL Room 129

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Current Exhibits

Oakland in 1967

June 20- August 20, 2014, Lobby of Kresge Library

In Fall 1967, 44 Oakland University students went on a study abroad tour in Asia. They stayed in Hong Kong for a semester’s class work under the direction of professors Henry Rosemont and Edward Buote.

 

OU students welcomed in Taiwan


 

Online Exhibits

Saints and Sinners Online Exhibit

Meadow Brook
Music Festival

While the Festival has changed from its initial conceptions in regards to programming, it has retained its status as a prominent cultural center within the musical community.    

Saints and Sinners Online Exhibit

OU: Early History

Oakland University opened its doors in 1959, on a brand new campus carved out of the Meadow Brook Estate, with 2 buildings, 24 faculty and about 570 students.

The story of how a few men built this university from scratch is a unique tale of vision and dedication.

Saints and Sinners Online Exhibit

Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners, by Marshall Fredericks, was Oakland University's first major exterior sculpture. The seven bronze figures represent good, evil, temptation, knowledge of good and evil, a saint of the church, a mother and child, and a warrior saint.

Sculptures on Campus Online Exhibit

Sculptures on Campus

The campus of Oakland University boasts a number of outdoor sculptures by well-known artists, most of them with local roots. The most recent addition, The Grizz, is the mascot of the university.

 

OU Libraries Timeline

OU Libraries Timeline

Explore the history of OU Libraries through the years starting with the temporary library before the ground-breaking ceremony on October 17,1960 up to the latest developments. You can browse by decade or by topic.

 

 

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