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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


"Not investing in refugees is a huge missed opportunity. The victims of war can hold the keys to lasting peace."

13 brilliant teens who will give you hope for the future:

Think you have nothing to hide? @ggreenwald dares you to email him your passwords:

"We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it's impoverishing our spirit."

The hidden force in global economics is something rather unexpected: Love.

"We don't grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out if it."

"The reality is, hackers can do a lot more than break things. They can bring people together."

"The gay rights movement asks us to support justice and equality from a space of love."

"Every day, everywhere, our children spread their dreams beneath our feet. We should tread softly."

"Education, in a way, dislocates many people from their natural talents."

Congratulations! You made it to lunch. Recharge with these fun talks:

How scientists discovered the periodic table and revolutionized chemistry: via @TED_ED

How do we stop the spread of Ebola? Smart ideas from someone who's done it before:

This incredible talk got the longest standing ovation in TED's history:

"Four hours of uninterrupted time is the best gift you can give anybody at work."

Striking photos of creative homes in unexpected places:

"When we allow a society with constant monitoring, we allow the essence of human freedom to be severely crippled."

Powerful photos of modern slavery - and human survival:



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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