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October 2009


Saturday, Oct. 31
New institute at OU will provide nurses for hospital (Oakland Press)
State shutdown averted (Oakland Press)
Governor signs $44.5-billion budget (Free Press)
Gov vetoes State Fair, seals $44B budget (Detroit News)
MSU considers department closings (Free Press)
Cuts to 40 programs on table at MSU (Detroit News)

Friday, Oct. 30
A disciple in denial: Political Science is not science (Wall Street Journal)
Healthy Nelson back to lead OU men (Oakland Press)
Oakland University to offer nursing program at former St. John Riverview Hospital (Crain's)

Thursday, Oct. 29
Coach dismisses early rankings (Oakland Press)
Students experience state Supreme Court (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Innovative new OU Tech Center opens (C & G News)

Tuesday, Oct. 27
OU's Henderson named Summit defensive POW (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct 26
Some post-crash capital campaigns struggle (Crain's)
Vets can attend EMU at in-state rates (Detroit News)
Op-ed: Lifting state cap on high-quality charter schools creates academically proven programs (Detroit News)

Sunday, Oct. 25
Prosecutors turn tables on student journalists (New York Times)

Friday, Oct. 23
OU library opens new technology learning center (Oakland Press)
High tech for higher ed (X-ology)

Thursday, Oct. 22
OU trustees may approve contract Nov. 4 (Oakland Press)
WebMD co-founder aims to change the way drug samples are dispensed with SampleMD (WebMD)
State budget is done, with no good feelings (Free Press)
Op-ed: Real budget reform is possible (Free Press)
Op-ed: Current state deficit pales in comparison with next year's projected problems (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Oct. 21
Immigrant scientists create jobs and win Nobels (Wall Street Journal)
Education and lifespan (Wall Street Journal)
Students rely on federal loans to pay rising tuition (Wall Street Journal)
Tuition prices rise, but not as much as expected (USA Today)
OU, Rochester College tout record-breaking enrollment (C&G News)
Veto threats loom for budgets (Free Press)
Gov, GOP face off as state budget wrangling escalates (Detroit News)
Gun plan for campuses draws ire (Detroit News)
College tuition is up sharply amid recession (Associated Press)
Golden Grizzlies top another poll (Oakland Press)
OU's Jones named Summit League Co-Athlete of the Week (Oakland Press)
Mich. colleges become players in video games (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Oct. 20
Open houses to help workers remain competitive (Oakland Press)

Monday, Oct. 19
Area communities recognized for entrepreneurial efforts (Crain's)
Career Works employment calendar (Crain's)
Bill aims to clarify campus gun laws (Capital News Service)
High grades sign of 'academic dishonesty" (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 17
Professors of the world, unite? (Wall Street Journal)
Academia goes silent on free speech (Wall Street Journal)
Open houses planned to highlight programs (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Oct. 15
Keeping their 'Promise' (Oakland Press)
M.B.A.s seek social change (Wall Street Journal)
OU adds parking spots to handle more students (Detroit News)
Students win prizes in Twitter scavenger hunt (Oakland Press)
Bowling benefit today (Oakland Press)
Parties still differ on budget (Detroit News)
Granholm can shift budget funds, but not by much (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Higher OU enrollment puts focus on parking (Oakland Press)
Fall U-M enrollment reaches record high (Detroit News)
Number of black students falls again (Free Press)

Tuesday, Oct. 13
University-private ventures can address nurse shortage (Detroit News)
Promise of scholarships was never eternal (Detroit News)

Sunday, Oct. 11
Educators tailor message to fight flu (Free Press)
Op-ed: Fixing Michigan (Oakland Press)
OU doing its part in deer problem (Oakland Press)
2 teacher programs at risk of failing (Free Press)
OU nursing class has reunion (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Oct. 10
Exhibitionists of the world unite! (Wall Street Journal)
Justice for all: A class in ethical sudoku (Wall Street Journal)
Save us from the swag-takers (Wall Street Journal)
OU grows enrollment for 12th straight year (Free Press)

Friday, Oct. 9
University presidents disavow budget letter (Free Press)
OCC, OU enrollments grow (Oakland Press)
Oakland County runs out of seasonal flu vaccines (Detroit News)
Michigan Tech to add program (Free Press)

Thursday, Oct. 8
Lawmakers will try again to pass education budget (Oakland Press)
New musicians join Pontiac Oakland Symphony this season (Oakland Press)

Wednesday, Oct. 7
Students Rally to save the Michigan Promise Scholarship (Oakland Press)
College technology 'catching up' with students (USA Today)
Hispanic students aspire to higher education (USA Today)

Tuesday, Oct. 6
Michigan lawmakers dive back into budget debate (Oakland Press)
U-M more vibrant than ever (Detroit News)
Coleman: U-M has much to celebrate (Free Press)

Monday, Oct. 5
Hard times are driving people back to school (Free Press)
4 priority programs left hanging (Free Press)
Op-ed: Fix the legislature (Detroit News)
Brooksie Way draws more than 5,000 (Oakland Press)
Expanded Brooksie Way goes off without a hitch (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Oct. 4
website alerts OU students to free eats (Free Press)

Saturday, Oct. 3
Stanford puts $1B in assets on block (Wall Street Journal)
Op-ed: Darts and Laurels (Oakland Press)

Friday, Oct. 2
M.I.T. taking blogs to Nth degree (New York Times)
Make budget deadline July 1, legislators say (Free Press)
Political maneuvers hold up budget (Free Press)
Gov to veto parts of budget (Detroit News)
Tactics emerge in budget fight (Free Press)
New deadline doesn't change the reality that painful state budget cuts must be made (Detroit News)
Op-ed - State realities still shortchanged (Free Press)
How the state's budget plan will affect Michiganians (Detroit News)

Thursday, Oct. 1
Demand for interim budget sparks fight (Free Press)
Shutdown looms in budget standoff (Free Press)
Sticking points are school aid, city funds (Detroit News)
Tempers flare as budget talks go to wire (Oakland Press)
Op-ed: Shirked duty (Detroit News)
Op-ed: Profiles in incompetence (Free Press)
Fed accountability chief to speak at Oakland U. (Detroit News)
Beaumont to lay off 425 (Oakland Press)
Brooksie Way running this weekend (Oakland Press)
University bans sex in dorm when roommate is present (Oakland Press)