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Metro Detroit Musician Composes Song With Help From Facebook Friends

A local jazz musician and professor has found that social media is the perfect musical instrument.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2014

Police Comb Oakland University Campus For ‘Wanted Man’

Several police officers are combing the Oakland University campus in Auburn Hills in search of a wanted criminal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

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OU Brings “L’incoronazione di Poppea” To Stage May 8 And 10

Oakland University’s music program will put on a fully staged production of “L’incoronazione di Poppea” by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

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‘Freckleface Strawberry’ Set To Hit The Stage At Oakland University

Oakland University is presenting ‘Freckleface Strawberry the Musical’ inside of the Varner Recital Hall. The musical is based on the books written by actress Julianne Moore.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2014

Caption:NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Max Hooper #10 of the St. John's Red Storm drives past Brandon Taylor #10 of the Penn State Nittany Lions during the second half at Barclays Center on November 29, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Nittany Lions defeat the Red Storm 89-82. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Hooper To Transfer To Oakland U

Max Hooper is transferring from St. John’s to Oakland University and will have two years of basketball eligibility remaining.

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2014

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OU Puts Zombie Studies On The Menu For April Fools’ Day

Oakland University decided the time was right to offer the next generation of students first hand zombie survival skills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 26: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat reacts during a game against the Indiana Pacers on March 26, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Does LeBron James Have A Future In Coaching … At Oakland University?

I asked what I perceived to be a quite innocuous follow-up question, and that is when it got interesting – and hilarious.

CBS Detroit–03/28/2014

CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 08: James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives against Travis Bader #3 of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies during play at the Dean Smith Center on November 8, 2013 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 84-61. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Oakland Needs OT To Escape Youngstown St, 96-92

Travis Bader drilled two free throws with one second left in regulation, then hit another pair with 9 seconds left in overtime to allow No. 6-seeded Oakland to escape No. 7 Youngstown State, 96-92 in a Horizon League tournament opener Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2014

This NASA satellite photo shows the Great Lakes, 80.3 percent covered by ice.

Matt’s Favorites: Cool Incubator, PLM Training, Computer Composer And More

So it’s Monday, and ugh, the arctic blast is back with a vengeance. Supposed to get colder every day this week until finally bouncing back into the 30s on Saturday, and you know it’s bad when you’re actually excited about the 30s. Will this madness never end? Well, take heart. Spring will arrive — and so will your tech news from me, as long as I have anything to say about it!

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

La'Asia Johnson and Daniel Lewis. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: 2 Exemplary Young Leaders

Daniel Lewis and La’Asia Johnson were recognized for their work to promote interracial acceptance and understanding on campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

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