Oakland University Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant to Support STEM Outreach

Oakland University (OU) Receives $10,000 AT&T Grant to Support K-12 Stem Outreach Workshops  The Oakland University Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the AT&T Aspire Program. The grant is specifically targeted to support K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Outreach Workshops for high school students offered by the Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department and the Pawley Lean Institute at Oakland University. “Through AT&T Aspire, … [Read more...]

OU Engineering Students Work with Independence Twp. on Lean Project

Oakland University ISE Graduate Students Work on Lean Project with Independence Township Master’s students from Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department worked with Independence Township officials to help improve the township’s rental facilities reservations process. The project was part of the ISE Department’s Lean Principles and Applications course and helped identify a potential savings of $14,000 per year for taxpayers.  “Most people think of lean as … [Read more...]