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December 2009


Thursday, Dec. 31
Work on stem cells raises questions (Free Press)
Despite economy, OU had good year (Oakland Press)
OU to appeal judge's ruling on housing (Free Press)
OU to fight dorm issue involving disabled man (Detroit News)
OU appeals decision to let disabled student live in dorm (Oakland Press)
Growing college access (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 30
Op-ed: Don't build new medical schools (Detroit News)
Grizzlies get a quick pick-me-up (Oakland Press)
Student wins housing fight (Detroit News)
OU officials to announce plan for court ruling (Free Press)
Colleges tackle access, finances (USA Today)

Tuesday, Dec. 29
Oakland gets some relief (Oakland Press)
Judge rules disabled student can live in dorm (Oakland Press)
College teams exploit new rule for 'learning disabled' (USA Today)

Saturday, Dec. 26
The year on campus: change and hard times (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Dec. 24
Job internships in Royal Oak aim to retain grads (Detroit News)
State universities require finance reform (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 23
No. 5 Syracuse topples Oakland (OP, DN, FP)
WSU to cover lost Promise grants (FP, DN)
University to get $1.6 million (FP, DN)

Tuesday, Dec. 22
Grizzlies end tough trip (Oakland Press)
On Campus, Unprepared (Wall Street Journal)

Monday, Dec. 21
Dad, daughter graduate from OU at same time (Oakland Press)
Guest op-ed: Restore broken promise with water bottle tax (Detroit News)
$10 million raise for state in earmarks (Free Press)
Hiring, planning in gear for MSU's nuke project (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 20
Children search for pickles at Meadow Brook (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Dec. 19
Nothing to quack at (Oakland Press)

Friday, Dec. 18
Banks don't belong in the student loan business (Wall Street Journal)
OU student's housing bias case continues (Detroit News)
Grizzlies struggle to close (Oakland Press)
WSU, Henry Ford to add to research training plan (Free Press)

Thursday, Dec. 17
Judge may rule today on OU discrimination case (Oakland Press)
Weighing the value of the college diploma (Wall Street Journal)
15.) Doctors Seek Aid from Business Schools (Wall Street Journal)

Wednesday, Dec. 16
CMU med school, hospital sign affiliation deal (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 15
For-profit colleges see student loan defaults (USA Today)
Tough times for big law (Wall Street Journal)
Leader supported local arts, charities (Detroit News)
Math project wins two students scholarships (Detroit News)
Michigan Lean Consortium elects officials (Oakland Press)
Op-ed: Programs try to deal with nursing shortage (Oakland Press)
$15 million to help U-M hospital grow (Free Press)

Monday, Dec. 14
State must do more to make higher education affordable (Grand Rapids Press)
OU trains career helpers (Crain's)
Purdue edges OU women (Oakland Press)
Grizzlies cool off red-hot Phoenix (Oakland Press)
Home is good to Oakland (Detroit News)

Sunday, Dec. 13
Community colleges reach higher (Free Press)

Saturday, Dec. 12
Culinary programs, events to get boost (Detroit News)
Letter: OU should have bought vehicles from U.S. firms (Oakland Press)

Friday, Dec. 11
MSU cruises in route of Oakland (Detroit News)
It was all green at the Breslin Center (Free Press)
No contest: ... MSU rolls past Oakland 88-57 (Oakland Press)

Thursday, Dec. 10
Big Fish Fry: Grizzlies have to slow MSU (Oakland Press)
Oakland is rising to challenge (Detroit News)
An upset is among goals for Oakland (Oakland Press)
Lucas still has a score to settle with old foe from OU (Free Press)
WSU enrollment continues to rise (Detroit News)
Pell Grant faces shortfall as more seek schooling (Associated Press)

Wednesday, Dec. 9
College students, here's why you should get H1N1 vaccine (USA Today)
Embryos power U-M stem cell research (Detroit News)
U-M ready to get embryos for research (Free Press)
Help entrepreneurs to fuel Michigan jobs (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 8
The alternative M.B.A.: One-year master's degrees (Wall Street Journal)
Chinese college students flocking to U.S. campuses (USA Today)
College research enhances learning (Detroit News)

Monday, Dec. 7
Colleges offer flu vaccine (Detroit News)
Holiday Walk to showcase mansion (Oakland Press)

Sunday, Dec. 6
Golden Grizzlies win league opener (Oakland Press)
Taking the Magic Out of College (NY Times)
Feeling charitable? You can give college tuition (Free Press)
OU Women drop heartbreaker to IPFW (Oakland Press)

Saturday, Dec. 5
The federal student-loan takeover gets booed in academia (Wall Street Journal)
Va. Tech shooting timeline revised (Washington Post)
MSU moves ahead with plan to slash programs (Free Press)
Grizzlies entertain Mastodons tonight (Oakland Press)

Friday, Dec. 4
Letter: It's outrageous for OU to buy Chinese vehicles (Oakland Press)
Homecoming for CMU's new president (Detroit News)
CMU taps Ross for its first black president (Free Press)

Thursday, Dec. 3
Oakland signs another for 2010-11 (Oakland Press)
Rebuttal: Stop college nursing mission creep (Detroit News)

Wednesday, Dec. 2
50 ideas to fix Michigan (Detroit News)

Tuesday, Dec. 1
Pittsburgh pushes tax on college students (Wall Street Journal)
Why men warrant a break on college admissions (USA Today)
Hotseat ignites interaction: Web-based teaching tool is no gimmick (USA Today)
Memphis crushes Oakland (Oakland Press)
Degree debate misses key questions (Crain's)
Battle of degrees heats up (Crain's)
Lansing looks to revive nurse program (Crain's)