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Here's a short video inspired by the #worldcup and the first few days of #summer! Enjoy.

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Hundreds of photos from #TEDxOaklandUniversity 2014 have already been added to our flickr account. Check them out!…

Thanks to @TEDxOaklandU for inviting us to your awesome event, we had a great time telling everyone about Camp Casey! #childhoodcancer Retweeted by TEDxOaklandU

A HUGE thanks goes out to all the organizers, presenters, and attendees of the first ever #TEDxOaklandUniversity. Our success is collective!

Laura and Amy giving closing remarks to wrap up a very insightful and successful first ever #TEDxOaklandUniversity

Now showing Juan Enriquez: Your Online Life; Permanent as a Tattoo… #TEDxOaklandUniversity

Stamps conclude with "History. It's history. You can either preserve it or lose it." #TEDxOaklandUniversity

"It's the present that sometimes comes in conflict with the past"- Dr. Richard Stamps

"History is creating in things we create. It's what we surround ourselves with." - Richard Stamps

Our final speaker for the event is OU Professor Emeritus Richard Stamps. He recently retired from OU #TEDxOaklandUniversity

@magiceldridge Practicing education through digital mediums and a "teacher as facilitator" role promotes a more productive, niche learning.

"The internet continues to pervade the classroom"- @magiceldridge

@magiceldridge discussing the power of the internet, online learning, and connecting the world.

Eldridge Alexander, Support Engineer @ Google, will now talk to us about how digital learning is shaping the future. #TEDxOaklandUniversity

@CharlieCurve says try to kill the ampersand along with the elevator pitch fallacy. #TEDxOaklandUniversity

Charlie Wollborg is talking about the power of words, being ahead of the curve, to be innovative #TEDxOaklandUniversity

"How do we stand out from that 'shiny object syndrome' that we have today?"-@CharlieCurve


"We're all on a one-way street, and what are we going to do to have no regrets looking back?"

"If you can find the necessary strength to speak your mind, you will empower not only yourself, but others."

"I want a book to be a secret door that opens and lets the stories out into reality."

"Our younger generation is going to transform this country." How China's youth are calling for social justice:

"We're trampling on this wonderful cosmos that shelters and houses us."

These sea creatures are incredible (especially the camouflaged octopus that seems to appear out of nowhere):

"How powerful would our world be if we had kids who were not afraid to take risks, who were not afraid to think?"

How Twitter is changing the way we write fiction for the better:

"Movements are made out of moments. This is the moment for the NFL to get it right." #NFLdomesticviolence

"Your story is yours alone. Nobody can tell you that your personal experience is 'wrong' or discredit your feelings."

10 math talks to blow your mind:

How small countries can make a big impact, from First Minister Alex Salmond's talk at #TEDGlobal:

What's it like to be a woman in competitive gaming? A female gamer explains:

What if you could print your food with customized nutrition? How 3D printing could soon change your life:

Need to recharge your brain? 6 #TEDTalks to watch on your lunch break:

3 must-reads about the vote against Scottish independence: #ScotlandDecides

"We need to know what surveillance the goverment is doing and debate it, or we can’t have a functioning democracy."

"When you’re given a voice, you need to use it, and you need to use it responsibly."



Today is our fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings (11am - 2am). Come out and support the TEDxOaklandUniversity student organization! Below are the flyers you will need to bring in order to have twenty percent of the proceeds go towards the student org. Please share them with friends and family. Here is a link to the event page where you can RSVP and find more information about our goals this semester: We hope to see you there! Thank you for your help! ... See MoreSee Less

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A HUGE thanks goes out to all the organizers, presenters, and attendees of the first ever #TEDxOaklandUniversity! The immense success of the event is shared by all parties, and would not have been possible without the contributions of everyone involved. We look forward, with eager and hungry minds, to next year's event, which will undoubtedly be bigger and better. Thanks again to everyone for leaving such a sweet taste in our (mind)mouths! ... See MoreSee Less

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Allandra Bulger, aka "insitetheriot", does a hip hop performance getting the crowd involved. ... See MoreSee Less

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