OUWB alumnae named co-chief residents at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Two Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine alumnae have been named Co-Chief Residents at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.

Television host Karamo Brown to speak at OU

The Student Life Lecture Board at Oakland University will present “An Evening with Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown” on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Oakland Center’s Founders Ballrooms. Tickets will be available starting Monday, Sept. 9, at 9 a.m. at the Office for Student Involvement Service Window, Room 49, in the lower level of the Oakland Center. Tickets are free for OU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the public. There is a maximum of two tickets per person. For more information or to request special assistance, contact the Office for Student Involvement at 248-370-2400 or osi@oakland.edu.

OU expands partnerships with universities in China

Oakland University leaders recently traveled to China to strengthen and expand partnerships at three STEM-focused universities.

Nursing student honored for essay on ‘Kindness and Transformation’

Sable Zuza, a fourth-year student in Oakland University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, was among those recognized in the 2019 Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest.

OU’s Hillcrest Hall certified LEED Gold for sustainability

Hillcrest Hall, Oakland University’s newest student housing complex, has earned LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Anthropology professor deploys drone to fight disease in Africa

This summer, Oakland University Professor Jon Carroll went to Africa to explore the role drones can play in combatting the spread of malaria.

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