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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


"When we are anxious over choices, we easily give our power of choice away."

Why do we like an original painting better than a perfect copy? A look at the origins of pleasure:

What do teens really want to know about sex? A teacher answers their anonymous questions:

"I believe that access to adequate sanitation is a basic human right." A new way to make it possible:

“Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.” Powerful portraits of loss:

"Very, very small changes can have disproportionately huge effects." Why you should sweat the small stuff:

Why the military changed its attitude from 'knowledge is power' to 'sharing is power':

"Our responsibility is not simply shielding those we care for from adversity, but preparing them to meet it well."

What the quest to create humanoid robots teaches us about our own social behavior:

Are you someone who hoards trivia? These talks are for you:

"Artistic creativity is magical, but it's not magic. It's a product of the brain."

How a silly meme can make real change in the world:

How mushrooms can help us solve the energy crisis, fight nasty viruses, and more:

"The ocean is resilient and tolerant to a point, but we must be good custodians."

“Altogether, living and working conditions account for 60% of preventable death.”

"It is a mistake to assume that everyone thrives under the pressure of choosing alone." On choice around the world:

Watch what happens inside the brain during musical improvisation:

"A better way to mutual respect is to engage directly with the moral convictions citizens bring to public life."

5 dangerous things you should let your kids do:

These next-generation apartments will give you serious real estate envy:



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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