IN THE NEWS: OU Extracts & Manufacturing Co-Chair Anthony DeMeo published an article in Extraction Magazine on how to make THCA “diamonds.” Find it here.
As a “master alchemist” and co-chair of Extraction and Manufacturing at Oaksterdam University, Anthony DeMeo isolates prized components of cannabis in the lab and teaches others his time-tested techniques. Here, Anthony talks with OU about his background in cannabis and his vision for its future.
Full Spectrum Oil, Distillate, and Isolate. These three terms are used throughout the cannabis and CBD industries, but are often misunderstood. Here, OU Extracts & Manufacturing Co-Chairs Anthony DeMeo and Stefanie Gangano, Ph.D. explain.
The U.S. Senate invited comments on the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, sponsored by Senators Cory Booker, (D-N.J.), Ron Wyden, (D-Ore.), and Chuck Schumer, (D-N.Y.). Here is Oaksterdam University’s letter to our leaders on this important proposed legislation.
IN THE NEWS: Oaksterdam Faculty Member Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML, offers his views on decriminalizing cannabis in a Letter to the Editor of the Wall Street Journal.
Oaksterdam Alumni Redman, a rapper, artist, actor, and SiriusXM radio host, gives props to OU in the current issue of Cannabis & Tech Today Magazine.
The public can bid NOW on the OU Digital Art NFT Drop created to fight the 50-Year War on Drugs. Art is live on the OpenSea platform through Sept. 1, 2021.
Oaksterdam Professor and Horticulture Legend Ed Rosenthal was profiled by Benzinga on Aug. 16, 2021. In the article, Ed talks about growing plants as way to reclaim pleasure, enjoyment, and a healthier product. He also talks about why it’s a matter of social justice.
One thing that makes Oaksterdam University’s Live Semester programs so valuable is the chance to develop a real-world business plan under the guidance of OU’s expert faculty. Both our Business of Cannabis and Horticulture Live Semester Programs emphasize a Capstone Project, in which students team up to plan a canna-business or grow facility based on real-world parameters.
The results are in and five artists have been declared winners of Oaksterdam University’s first-ever digital art contest for an NFT drop. The contest commemorates the 50-year anniversary of Nixon’s declaration of the War on Drugs by asking artists to create a virtual art piece that shows their passion to deschedule cannabis.
We’ve completely revamped our Horticulture curriculum with a focus on optimal growing conditions, nutrient delivery, integrated pest management, and the latest in lighting options. You won’t find a commercial cannabis class like this anywhere but Oaksterdam University!
In the News: Oaksterdam University horticulture instructor Jeff Jones is featured prominently in the Leafly article “Searching for the fountain of Blue Dream in Santa Cruz, CA” by Ellen Holland. Read an excerpt here.
1.5 min. read. Budtending is a fast growing field within American legalized cannabis markets. Rise above the competition and get your foot in the door with a Budtending Certificate from Oaksterdam University. New course updates rolled out this summer make the class even more relevant to budding dispensary employees.
1.5 minute read: Legalized cannabis markets are maturing and demand is on the rise for a wide array of cannabis products. Customers are hungry for edibles, tinctures, topicals, dabs, sauce, and more. Our Commercial Manufacturing and Extractions course will show you how to make these products, and a profit.
2 min. read. A new library of resources and video lectures by our expert faculty make this course more valuable than ever.
If you’ve dreamed of jump-starting your career in cannabis at Oaksterdam University, now is the time. We’ve got new payment plans that make tuition easy and affordable.
3.8 minute read: Oaksterdam University is America’s first cannabis college and always staying on the cutting edge to remain the best. We are proud to announce exciting updates to our live classroom and self-paced courses, making them even more relevant to prepare students for careers in this exploding industry.
Calling all digital artists who want to inspire the end of marijuana prohibition! Oaksterdam University is hosting a cutting edge non-fungible token (NFT) art contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of cannabis prohibition.
Finding money for a cannabis venture can be difficult if you don’t know how. Learn how to access the funds you need to start your cannabis business.
1 min. read: Oaksterdam University experts are live on Clubhouse twice each week! Join our audio chat room, and we’ll answer any questions you have about cultivating cannabis or growing your equity cannabis business.
Listen to OU Chancellor Dale Sky Jones recount the raid in her own words, describing the day as a perfect juxtaposition of federal prohibition’s failure to meet the needs of communities.
Oaksterdam University’s Vice-Chair of Horticulture, Mike Jenkins Ph.D., was just published in the Journal of Agricultural Sciences.
Hi everyone. I’ve really missed writing for you. I hope 2021 has begun to bring hope back into your lives, or that you can see hope on the horizon.
In this op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Oaksterdam University Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones discusses her confidence that President Biden and his team can come to the right decision on cannabis.
Shout Out to Winter Semester’s Capstone Project Winners, Roaring Budz, and Great Lakes Growers!
Kron4: While cannabis sales are up during the pandemic, not all dispensaries are sharing the same success stories.
Find out WHY descheduling marijuana is so important! Your Members of Congress work for you, so don’t be afraid to call and give them direction.
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Did You Know, if the USA descheduled marijuana, we would legalize research in America, for Americans?