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September 2009

Wednesday, Sept. 30
Three OU student bring books, supplies to needy schools (Madison Park News)
Dillon: House Dems have to accept cuts (Free Press)
Lansing inches toward budget deal (Detroit News)
Revival requires bold moves (Detroit News)
State nearing budget resolution (Oakland Press)
Henry Ford, WSU plan research site (Free Press)
Health system, WSU to partner (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Sept. 29
Return to the classroom (Wall Street Journal)
OU business school celebrates 40 years (Oakland Press)
Leader to check out of Beaumont (Detroit News)
Letter: Applaud professors for taking a stand (Oakland Press)
No deer culling needed, committee tells council (Free Press)
Op-ed: Keep cutting (Detroit News)
New website links college grads, Michigan employers (Free Press)

Monday, Sept. 28
Beaumont cuts 353 jobs (Crain's)

Sunday, Sept. 27
Grading the ratings (NYT Magazine)
The college calculation: How much does higher education matter? (NYT Magazine)
The president of the University of California talks about the cost of education (NYT Magazine)
The renewable dorm (NYT Magazine)
Americans are angry ... again (Oakland Press)
Student aid may get slashed to meet state budget (Free Press)

Saturday, Sept. 26
OU names new engineering dean (Oakland Press)
Stop shortchanging higher ed (Detroit News)
Schools remain cautious, watchful of flu cases (Oakland Press)

Friday, Sept. 25
Swine flu vaccinations will soon be on their way (USA Today)
Over half of vets still waiting for GI Bill money (USA Today)
50 ideas to fix Michigan (Detroit News)
Letters: Should state cut education? (Detroit News)
Tension increases as budget talks stall (Detroit News)

Thursday, Sept. 24
Online high schools test students' social skills (Wall Street Journal)
Selling college, overseas (USA Today)
Michigan to cut aid for students (Free Press)
State's budget ax hits schools (Detroit News)
Lansing in budget crunch, looks at education funds (Oakland Press)
A budget with no happy endings (Free Press)
Layoffs loom at Beaumont (Detroit News)
Expanding college access (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Sept. 23
College students, others watch state budget debate (Oakland Press)

Monday, Sept. 21
Those who can ... also teach (Crain's)
CareTech reaches into higher-ed IT (Crain's)

Sunday, Sept. 20
An exceptional education within reach (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 19
Former Indian president visits OU, talks about global problem solving (Oakland Press)
Faculty at OU circulates critical e-mail (Free Press)

Friday, Sept. 18
Global cooperation needed, Indian leader says (Free Press)
Lansing prepares budget extension (Oakland Press)
Budget deal may unravel (Detroit News)
Difficult but necessary budget cuts should finally drive restructuring of government (Detroit News)
House bill would boost Pell Grants for college aid (Oakland Press)
Yale lab tech charged with killing coworker (Free Press)

Thursday, Sept. 17
Oakland University lost $13.6M in investments last year (Oakland Press)
Former Indian president at OU (Free Press)

Wednesday, Sept. 16
Former Indian president visiting OU (Oakland Press)
College student with sword kills burglary suspect (Oakland Press)

The following are part of a package of stories the Wall Street Journal published on top MBA programs
With more student strapped for cash and time, accelerated business programs are growing in popularity
Hidden gems
Less time in school often can mean more time needed to find a job
In search of a cachet
The economic downturn has part-time MBA programs scrambling to help students pay for tuition
Schools are reshaping their executive MBA offerings as the recession takes a toll on enrollments
One-year MBA programs are fast, but they leave no time for internships

Tuesday, Sept. 15
Let's grade Wall Street like colleges (Wall Street Journal)
Millions are spent to upgrade classrooms (Free Press)
Oakland men's basketball team releases schedule (Oakland Press)
Lotto could fund plan for free tuition (Free Press)

Monday, Sept. 14
Deadline passes; no Daily Press (Crain's)
Butzel Long acquires university IP firm McLeod (Crain's)
Annual game dinner helps promote, preserve historic Meadow Brook Hall (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Sept. 13
Starting college? Words of wisdom (New York Times)
Five questions with Cindy Hermsen (Free Press)
Readers sound off about health care, Lions, OU (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 12
Beer sales make a comeback at college stadiums (Wall Street Journal)
Dropouts seek a boost from equivalency exams (Wall Street Journal)
Letters: OU faculty not in the real world (Oakland Press)

Friday, Sept. 11
Harvard, Yale are big losers in 'The Game' of investing (Wall Street Journal)
OU campus buzzes with students after strike (Free Press)
Oakland Faculty agrees to deal (Detroit News)
Classes begin at OU after strike ends (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Sept. 10
Low standards are a hurdle to graduation (USA Today)
Most U.S. campuses already reporting flu-like sicknesses (USA Today)
OU strike quiets thrill of a new school year (Free Press)
Judge gives OU sides a deadline (Detroit News)
Judge orders OU strike talks through the night (Oakland Press)
Quick OU settlement critical to all involved (Oakland Press)
There are reasons for OU faculty actions (Oakland Press)
Professors march for good of school (Free Press)
Faculty has legitimate issues (Detroit News)
Governor's budget proposal postpones structural reform (Detroit News)
Study links failure in college to low goals (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Sept. 9
Also consider this: Where the college is (USA Today)
OU takes union to court to get teachers back in classroom (Oakland Press)
OU labor spat heading to court today (Free Press)
OU prof strike heading to court (Detroit News)
Budget battle brought out into the open (Free Press)
Gov: Cut $2B, hike taxes $2B (Detroit News)
UP college, town swap tuition for a building (Associated Press)
OU sweeps player of the week honors (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Sept. 8
Negotiations continue to end OU faculty strike (Oakland Press)
OU, faculty union negotiations go on (Detroit News)
OU contract talks slow-moving (Oakland Press)

Monday, Sept. 7
Negotiations to resume for OU professors (Oakland Press)
Michigan's public employee unions must adapt to economic times ... (Detroit News)

Sunday, Sept. 6
The university's crisis of purpose (New York Times)
The way we live now: A pharmacological education (New York Times)
College advice, from people who have been there awhile (New York Times)
OU talks, strike continue (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Sept. 5
OU med faculty issue key (Detroit News)
OU faculty, some students picket as strike continues (Oakland Press)
OU bargaining in bad faith, faculty says (Free Press)
Cut college costs in half (Detroit News)

Friday, Sept. 4
The coming reset in state government (Wall Street Journal)
The Michigan Example: How government investment in business failed to create jobs (Wall Street Journal)
Strike cancels OU classes (Detroit News)
OU negotiators to keep talking (Free Press)
Classes canceled as OU teachers, students picket (Oakland Press)
Strike by professors leads to canceled classes in Michigan (New York Times)

Thursday, Sept. 3
Students borrow more than ever for college (Wall Street Journal)
College Education is about more than money (USA Today)
OU starts classes today - will faculty be there? (Oakland Press)
Teachers may not show up for 1st day of class today (Free Press)
OU professors OK strike (Detroit News)
Parents and students need to learn about federal college aid (Free Press)
Options to costly college textbooks grow (Detroit News)
High schools punt on priority of academics (Detroit News)
Kindle must be accessible, WSU says (Free Press)
Op-ed: Open doors for best results (Free Press)

Adenda (online reports)
Oakland U. cancels classes (WDIV)
Oakland University faculty strike; rally set today (Free Press)
Faculty strike shuts down Michigan's Oakland U. (The Chronicle)
Professors in Mich. strike, school cancels classes (New York Times)
OU professors strike, all classes canceled (WXYZ)
Class canceled indefinitely at Oakland University; strike goes on (Crains)
Oakland University cancels classes after professors strike (Detroit News)
OU cancels classes after professors strike (Oakland Press)
OU cancels classes due to strike (Fox 2)
Oakland U cancels classes after professors strike (Chicago Tribune)
Strike cancels classes at OU (WDET)
Oakland University profs on strike (WWJ)

Wednesday, Sept. 2
University of Texas drops merit program for need-based aid (Wall Street Journal)
In a recession, is college worth it? (USA Today)
OU accepting students for facilitator training (Oakland Press)

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Move-in day at OU (Oakland Press)
Students flock to dorms that offer living, learning (Detroit News)
Time is running out for governor, lawmakers to adopt balanced budget (Detroit News)
College athletes should be students first (Free Press)