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Sustainable Research

Research aims to find a catalyst to convert carbon dioxide into a sustainable energy source
Doctoral candidate presents sustainability research at international conference Read more research news View all academic offerings in the College of Arts and Sciences

Education & Human Services

What it takes to be a teacher

Hear from an experienced panel of K-12 educators on what it takes to be a 21st Century elementary education teacher
Register for the Sept. 17 seminar in Macomb County Explore degree programs in the School of Education and Human Services Learn about Oakland University's professional development programs for teachers

Engineering & Computer Science

Engineering Photo Contest

Students, staff, faculty and alumni are invited to tour the brand new Engineering Center and submit their photos for a chance to be featured (photo by Melonie Summers)
With its clean lines and unique designs, the building has become an Instagram sensation Discover OU's engineering and computer science programs

Health Sciences

Advocacy in action

Recent alum helps save an 11-year-old girl's life through bone marrow donation advocacy
Read how one experience in your college career can truly change lives Learn about OU's Biomedical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Science program

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Oakland University is a world-class academic institution located on 1,443 acres of wooded hills and meadows in Rochester, Michigan. A vibrant academic community, Oakland University currently enrolls more than 20,000 students, boasts nearly 100,000 alumni, and delivers more than 260 degree and certificate programs. Oakland provides a distinct educational experience and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners.

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