New social app makes a “Buhz” on campus

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS A new social application is growing in popularity at Oakland University. Founded by computer science students Chuck Kelly, Brett McIsaac and Zach Fregoli, ‘Buhz’ connects people on campus, getting word out about events, and helping build communication. Described as “Twitter for college,” the idea for Buhz came to Kelly as aContinue reading “New social app makes a “Buhz” on campus”

SECS outreach programs boost engineering interest among youth

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (SECS) provides a great place for students to learn more about the field of engineering— and not just those admitted into the program. From camps, to field trips and special “engineering days,” OUSECS has a variety of outreach programs to get children andContinue reading “SECS outreach programs boost engineering interest among youth”

OU SECS teams up with Fulcrum Edge for new project management course

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS The Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science is teaming up with business-management firm Fulcrum Edge for a new project management course. Being offered this fall, the class will provide a focus on communication and collaboration in engineering. “Because of our location in SE Michigan, a large number of ourContinue reading “OU SECS teams up with Fulcrum Edge for new project management course”

OU and University of Michigan team up for ISE class trip

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Students in Industrial and Systems Engineering Department instructor William Edwards’ Flexible and Lean ManufacturingSystems class had some hands-on experience during a trip to the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations in Ann Arbor. The opportunity allowed the students to apply lessons learned in the classroom to real-world situations. Students built Borg-Warner TurboChargers on anContinue reading “OU and University of Michigan team up for ISE class trip”