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Path to the past

A master's thesis on how the author of the Declaration of Independence would use parties for politicking leads to dream job working on Jefferson Papers project
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Business Administration

Student and professor team up for economic research

OU senior Laura Tack is working with Professor Silberman on monthly economic reports for the business school's Data Center website
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Education & Human Services

Desire to disprove stereotypes drives academic success

Research explores intersection of academic achievement and racial identity in African American males
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Engineering & Computer Science

Revving up for 2015 season

Grizzlies Racing team will roll out its new vehicle in May at the Formula SAE Michigan event at Michigan International Speedway
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Health Sciences

The stats behind drug use

Continuing a long-term study, Assistant Professor Dr. Goldstick will use a $100,000 grant to develop a software package for researchers
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School of Medicine

the perfect internship

Third year med student admitted into prestigious program with National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Nursing

Facing PTSD sparks research interest in nursing student

Combat veteran studies the effects of anesthesia on post-traumatic stress disorder
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More than 260 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

Infographic shows what OU's 100,000 alumni have studied and where they now live and work.

In the words of Andrew Carnegie, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate in 1957 to provide “ladders upon which the aspiring can rise,” establishing what is now Oakland University. OU shares its 1,443 acres in Rochester, Michigan, with the National Historic Landmark that our founder called home. OU delivers more than 260 degree and certificate programs to 20,519 students who will join a network of over 100,000 alumni.

20,519
enrolled students for fall 2014
139
bachelor's degree programs
19
percent increase in overall enrollment growth over the past decade
100k
over 100,000 alumni
40+
countries in which to study abroad
5%
Honors College students graduate in the top 5% of the nation
2,500+
students living on campus
300
employers attend OU career fairs annually
110
rooms in the 88,000-square-foot Meadow Brook Hall
100+
Music, Theatre and Dance performances each year
496
international students study at Oakland University
21:1
student to faculty ratio
$150 million
in financial assistance awarded to students
58k
58,000 square feet of campus devoted to research
1,443
acres of wooded hills and meadow make up OU's main campus
23
incoming freshmen average ACT score
3.4
incoming freshmen average GPA
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