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Students observe scientific analysis and conservation of 17th century painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts
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Business Administration

Experts weigh in on minimum wage debate

Business school’s Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project compares opinions on hot topic policy issues
INFOGRAPHIC: Comprehensive look at key economic indicators, expert predictions, and consumer and business confidence Explore OU's business programs Learn more about the Southeastern Michigan Economic Outlook Project

Education & Human Services


Students get practice with hands-on teaching at Clinton River Water Festival
Area fifth-grade students will learn about the central role of the Clinton River in the region Learn more about OU's pre-college programs

Engineering & Computer Science

Summer camps stem high school students’ interest in growing fields

‘For every engineering student we graduate, there are currently more than two job openings.’ — Chris Kobus, Ph.D.
Students in grades 9-12 can apply now for the summer STEM camps Discover OU's engineering and computer science programs

Health Sciences

Exploring solar radiation effects on space travel

Student advocates interstellar interest at OU by forming a new student organization
Learn more about the Astronomical Planetary Society Join one of the 400+ student organizations on campus

School of Medicine

Identifying risks of stroke

Medical student's research could lead to a simple blood test to help doctors identify high-risk patients before complications arise
Read about Rachel Hanke's research and AMA Foundation grant Learn about the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine


Sleeping like a baby

Nursing students get — and give — lessons in Safe Sleep
Nursing students partner with Oakland County to teach Safe Sleep Explore OU's graduate and undergraduate nursing programs


Seeking innovative leukemia treatments

Professor looks to prevent relapse with $430,000 research grant
Read more about Dr. Gerard Madlambayan's research Explore Biological Science programs See more research news

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