OUWB student receives national Excellence in Public Health Award

Eboni Reed, OUWB Class of 2018, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. She was presented with the award at OUWB’s Honors Convocation ceremony.

Political Science student learns about free expression on campus

Jana Al-Jarrah, a political science major at Oakland University, has returned from participating in the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) West Coast Regional Conference that was held at UCLA. There, she represented Oakland University and learned about the many different student and faculty rights on college campuses. The event was a "crash course" in the right to free expression.

Engineering alum works to bring more electricity to Africa

During the nine-month project, Abdrahamane Traoré worked with engineers to optimally design a solar/wind/battery hybrid microgrid for the complex.

‘Three Little Pigs’ to delight children, parents

Oakland University’s Department of Theatre will present Stiles and Drewe’s “The Three Little Pigs” on Friday, May 18; Sunday, May 20; and Friday, June 8 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

Oakland County fifth-graders visit OU for 12th annual Water Festival

Featuring presentations from a variety of governmental and environmental agencies, OU's Clinton River Water Festival teaches fifth-grade students about the central role that water plays in their lives.

OU earns national designation for excellence in cyber defense education

The recognition is part of a national initiative to reduce vulnerability in U.S. information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing a growing number of professionals with cyber defense expertise in various disciplines.

  

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  • Oakland University offers 277 degree and certificate programs with more than 19,000 students currently enrolled. A public university situated on 1,443 acres, OU spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 142

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 138

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 19,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2017

  • 3.4

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 2,700

    students who live in on-campus housing (13% of student population)